N.M. high court: Some defendants must be released pending appeal

SANTA FE – New Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled Monday that some criminal defendants – including those convicted of child abuse charges – are entitled to release pending appeal if certain legal...

DATE: April 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Warm, windy conditions elevate fire danger in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE – Weather forecasters and land managers are warning that warm, windy and dry conditions are combining to boost fire danger around New Mexico as authorities called for evacuations due to...

DATE: April 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bernalillo County jail health care provider ends contract

ALBUQUERQUE – The medical care provider for Bernalillo County’s jail is walking away more than a year before its contract is up. The Albuquerque Journal reported Monday that Centurion Detention...

DATE: April 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico among slowest growing Western states

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico’s population grew by 2.8% over the last decade, making it one of the slowest growing states in the West, according to the first numbers released Monday from the 2020...

DATE: April 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Archdiocese of Santa Fe to sell properties for settlements

SANTA FE – The Archdiocese of Santa Fe is expected to sell off hundreds of properties by this summer in order to pay for settlements of sex abuse lawsuits. The archdiocese, which filed for Chapter...

DATE: April 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Democrats will move forward this week with public health insurance options

Democratic state lawmakers aiming to drive down health care costs plan to move forward this week with legislation to potentially create a public health insurance option after about a month of...

DATE: April 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Utes, Fort Lewis College will offer Ute language classes

In an effort to spread Ute language fluency to younger generations, the Southern Ute Indian Tribe and Fort Lewis College are working on a program to certify more instructors who can teach the Ute...

DATE: April 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

A first: Water shortage may be declared in lakes Powell, Mead

CARSON CITY, Nev. – The human-made lakes that store water supplying millions of people in the U.S. West and Mexico are projected to shrink to historic lows in the coming months, dropping to levels...

DATE: April 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Young adults’ relocations to states like Colorado are reshaping political geography

Garima Vyas always wanted to live in a big city. She thought about New York, long the destination for 20-something strivers, but was wary of the cost and complicated subway lines. So Vyas picked...

DATE: April 25, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

New neighborhood group formed to clean up Carpenter Natural Area

Local residents have formed a new group in order to clean up and maintain the Carpenter Natural Area. In collaboration with the Cortez Parks and Recreation Department, the Friends of Carpenter...

DATE: April 24, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sen. Hickenlooper touts new restaurant relief program

U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper says a new federal grant program will provide hard-pressed restaurants hit by the COVID-19 pandemic some “serious momentum” as they recover. Hickenlooper participated in...

DATE: April 24, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local schools getting millions in aid. Here’s how they’ll spend it

Local school districts are set to receive hefty chunks of federal dollars in the latest round of coronavirus relief aid, leaving administrators with big decisions on how to spend the money. The...

DATE: April 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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