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Cowboys for Trump leader won’t resign his Otero County post

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. – Cowboys for Trump founder Couy Griffin has said he will not resign his seat on the Otero County Commission as he awaits trial in connection with the Jan. 6 siege on the U.S....

DATE: March 16, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Albuquerque schools board appoints new superintendent

The Albuquerque Public Schools board has named Scott Elder as superintendent of New Mexico’s largest school district, a post he has held on an interim basis since last summer. The board’s...

DATE: March 16, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo Nation reports no COVID-19 deaths for 2nd consecutive day

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – The Navajo Nation on Monday reported six new cases of COVID-19, but no additional deaths for the second consecutive day. The latest numbers pushed the tribe’s pandemic total to...

DATE: March 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico legislators close in on budget agreement

SANTA FE – Lead state budget negotiators are rewriting spending plans to quickly tap federal pandemic relief money and shore up unemployment insurance, student financial aid, Medicaid insurance,...

DATE: March 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico hits stalemate on cannabis legalization

SANTA FE – State legislators are at a stalemate regarding popular efforts to legalize marijuana in New Mexico with less than a week remaining to send a bill the governor. A state Senate panel...

DATE: March 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Working women pay highest price in economy crushed by COVID

DENVER (AP) – Louise Carr, 50 and divorced, lost her job as a baker and waitress early on in the pandemic when the Castle Rock cafe where she worked closed its doors. Now she’s vying with...

DATE: March 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado court: Speed-reading bills violates constitution

The Colorado Supreme Court has ruled that state Senate Democrats violated the Constitution in 2019 when they responded to Republicans’ request that bills be read at length by having computers...

DATE: March 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico court upholds damages cap in medical malpractice

New Mexico’s highest court has ruled that monetary limits on some types of damages attributable to medical malpractice are not unconstitutional. The New Mexico Supreme Court on Monday unanimously...

DATE: March 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Gregg Smith ends campaign to challenge U.S. Rep. Boebert

DENVER – Gregg Smith, a rancher, former U.S. Marine and former business executive, has announced he is abandoning his bid for the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican U.S. Rep. Lauren...

DATE: March 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Denver’s airport reopens after powerful winter storm

DENVER – Denver’s airport reopened Monday after a powerful late winter snowstorm dumped over 3 feet of heavy, wet snow on parts of Colorado and Wyoming, shutting down roads, closing state...

DATE: March 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Cost to fortify New Mexico Statehouse is $700K and growing

SANTA FE – Troops, extra police details and fences cordoning off the New Mexico state Capitol grounds and adjacent streets from public access have cost taxpayers at least $700,000 in police...

DATE: March 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Albuquerque schools to resume in-person learning on April 5

ALBUQUERQUE – With the slowing of the coronavirus outbreak, Albuquerque Public Schools will resume in-person learning for five days a week on April 5 though students can continue remote learning...

DATE: March 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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