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Employee of defense contractor faces charges in Capitol riot

ALBUQUERQUE – A Santa Fe man who works for a defense contractor faces criminal charges for his acknowledged presence inside the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot. Authorities say Matthew Martin,...

DATE: April 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Jill Biden visits tribal school still teaching remotely

ST. MICHAELS, Ariz. – A small grade school on the outskirts of the Navajo Nation capital is ready for students to return. Staff members at Hunters Point Boarding School in St. Michaels have...

DATE: April 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado man charged in connection with Capitol riot

DENVER – Another Colorado man charged in connection with the storming of the U.S. Capitol was released from custody Thursday after making his first appearance in federal court. According to an...

DATE: April 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

At least half of New Mexico’s students choose in-person classes

SANTA FE – At least half of New Mexico’s K-12 students set foot in a classroom at least one day last week, as vaccines become easier to get across the state including for students aged 16 and...

DATE: April 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico expands child-wellness campus in Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE – The state of New Mexico is expecting multimillion-dollar annual savings on lease costs with the relocation of 160 child-wellness officials to a newly renovated campus in southeast...

DATE: April 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado schools, nursing homes drive virus outbreak rise

DENVER – Health officials in Colorado say virus outbreaks have increased this week, reaching a total last seen in February, with the most outbreaks reported in schools and nursing homes. The...

DATE: April 22, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo Nation: No COVID-19 deaths for 11th time in past 12 days

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – The Navajo Nation on Thursday reported no COVID-19 related deaths for the 11th time in the past 12 days. The tribe also reported 15 new confirmed coronavirus cases on the vast...

DATE: April 22, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico to consider changes to county virus framework

ALBUQUERQUE – Health officials in New Mexico are considering changes to the familiar color-coded dial system that determines county responses to the coronavirus pandemic, including public health...

DATE: April 22, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico among states grappling to reform policing

SANTA FE – In the aftermath of George Floyd’s death and protests that followed, state lawmakers in New Mexico have eliminated police immunity from prosecution in state courts and enacted a flurry...

DATE: April 22, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Post-Chauvin verdict, Colorado advances new police reforms

DENVER – A day after a former Minneapolis police officer was convicted in the killing of George Floyd, Colorado lawmakers advanced legislation Wednesday to tighten standards set by a sweeping...

DATE: April 21, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico prepares to fight vaccine hesitancy in some areas

SANTA FE – New Mexico health officials said Wednesday they are preparing to respond to pockets of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in some communities at the same time that overall interest in getting...

DATE: April 21, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo Nation reports its first COVID-19 death in 11 days

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – The Navajo Nation on Wednesday reported its first COVID-19 related death after 10 consecutive days of no such fatalities. The tribe reported one death and eight new confirmed...

DATE: April 21, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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