N.M. regulators hear testimony

SANTA FE – New Mexico regulators began taking testimony Monday on a plan that calls for shutting down part of an aging coal-fired power plant that provides electricity to more than 2 million people...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Martinez starts 2nd term as New Mexico governor

SANTA FE – Striking a bipartisan tone and promising to push for education reform, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez took the oath of office for a second time Thursday during a public inauguration...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Western states ‘fostering renewables’

ALBUQUERQUE – More than five dozen giant turbines erected on a remote mesa in western New Mexico began churning out power for the state’s largest electric provider on New Year’s Day. Tapping into...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo panel agrees on gaming terms

ALBUQUERQUE – A panel of Navajo Nation lawmakers has settled on terms that the tribe would like to see adopted as part of a new gambling compact with the state of New Mexico. The tribe’s current...

DATE: Dec. 30, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Officer indictments quite uncommon

ALBUQUERQUE – A grand jury’s decision not to indict a white police officer in the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, is re-opening old wounds in Albuquerque. That’s...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Albuquerque mayor signs federal police reform deal

ALBUQUERQUE – Calling it “a new beginning” for a city marked by police shootings and angry protests, Albuquerque officials signed an agreement Monday with the U.S. Justice Department aimed at...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. governor declares emergency

ALBUQUERQUE – Gov. Susana Martinez declared a statewide emergency Wednesday as New Mexico braced for possible flooding and mudslides as remnants from Tropical Storm Odile moved in. The National...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Meeting on Animas River water quality

The Mountain Studies Institute, the San Juan Watershed Group and the Animas Watershed Partnership are holding a public meeting Thursday in Farmington on water quality in the Animas River. The...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Report: $5.6B impact from N.M. arts, culture

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico’s uninterrupted vistas and intertwined Hispanic and Native American cultures have long been a draw for tourists and artists. However, a report commissioned by the...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Beer is brewing New Mexico’s economy

ALBUQUERQUE – That frosty tide of smooth, golden brown craft beer has finally come in, and it’s helping to quench this drought-stricken state’s thirst for jobs and economic development. Dozens of...

DATE: July 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: Business

Santa Fe forest proposes fencing to protect mouse

ALBUQUERQUE – The U.S. Forest Service wants to put up fences and issue a closure order that would block livestock and campers from stretches of the Rio Cebolla in the Santa Fe National Forest to...

DATE: July 13, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. fire danger, drought spark fireworks concerns

ALBUQUERQUE – The fire season has been relatively mild across the West this year, but officials in New Mexico and Arizona are doing what they can to rein in the use of fireworks given the dry...

DATE: June 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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