More than 20 countries will be represented this week as nearly one million balloon experts, eager photographers, and New Mexico newcomers look to the skies for Albuquerque’s 46th International Balloon Fiesta. Jennifer Garcia is in charge of the pilots for this year’s 562 hot air balloons. “It’s indescribable,” she said, […]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Ninety-five percent of people responding to a nationwide survey say they take at least one...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Thursday is the United Nations’ International Day of Peace, and groups in New Mexico are...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – More than one-third of New Mexico’s children younger than age five are living in poverty...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A new report, Too Wild to Drill, from The Wilderness Society says the damage and destruction that would be caused from extractive industries allowed on Chihuahuan Desert Rivers near Carlsbad Caverns would put southeast New Mexico’s future at risk. The area is one of 15 identified in […]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The prison population is declining in most states – but not in New Mexico, and that’s creating problems for elected officials. A privately run for-profit prison in Torrance County announced it would close at the end of this week because it doesn’t have enough inmates. At the […]
SANTA FE, N.M. – The opioid addiction problems New Mexico has battled for years finally are getting some attention from the White House. President Trump was briefed on the issue Tuesday after a drug commission he appointed urgently recommended that he declare the opioid crisis a national emergency. Three years […]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico residents have until Wednesday to submit comments on stricter standards for methane leaks from new and modified oil and gas operations. The tougher rules were approved under the Obama administration, but they’re among those the Trump administration has promised to roll back. Environmental Protection Agency […]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – About 230,000 adults in New Mexico are diabetic, and a new survey says most people with diabetes could be doing more about it. According to the Gallup organization, which has done health-related polling for the last decade, diabetes now affects 11.6 percent of the U.S. population, up from 10.6 […]
NEW MEXICO — A new wave of deportation raids by ICE agents was reported in Clovis and Portales, according to the immigrant rights group Somos un Pueblo Unido. At least eight Clovis residents were detained by ICE agents, including workers supporting the local economy, according to Emmanuelle Leal-Sanchez, communications coordinator with the […]