The ongoing spread of the delta variant is claiming lives and threatening a return to normalcy in the United States. So far, 659,336 Americans have died from the virus — more than the total number of Americans killed in World War I and World War II combined. In the Albuquerque metropolitan area, located in New […]
"We’re currently following the CDC’s guidelines, which includes masks be mandatory indoors, as well as outdoors in crowded outdoor settings," Sam Parks, Director of Operations at Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, said.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Balloon Fiesta is less than two weeks away, and Albuquerque city officials say they're more than ready to keep visitors and staff safe against COVID-19. "We're aligned, we're on board, and we're taking off," Mayor Tim Keller (D) of Albuquerque, said. Officials said final preparations are well...
"We're bound for success right now." Through a global pandemic, New Mexico film is booming. Amber Dodson is the director of New Mexico Film; she says New Mexico is even more appealing post-COVID-19 shutdown. In the year before COVID-19, the film office pulled in around 525 million dollars in indirect...
Galloping Goat Pumpkin Patch will make its long-awaited return to the City of Vision, after the COVID-19 pandemic took it away last fall. “It’s fantastic. The country — the world — is all in need of being able to have a little a bit of a distraction from what’s going on in the world. Fall is such a family, community-type time of year,” Galloping Goat Ranch owner Max Wade said.
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s film industry has come roaring back to life this year and it has so far managed to avoid significant COVID-19 outbreaks. Many credit the stringent protocols put in place by the industry, the Albuquerque Journal reported. Film and TV productions in New Mexico got...
“We hope that it encourages people and gives them a little sense of security," Jennifer James, co-owner and co-chef at Frenchish, said.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A restaurant in Nob Hill is now requiring customers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before dining indoors. This content is imported from Twitter. You may be able to find the same content in another format, or you may be able to find more information, at their web site.
Despite state and federal employee vaccine requirements, leadership at Bernalillo County announced it would not mandate COVID-19 shots for its workforce – a decision driven in part by the fear of losing public safety employees. In a memo sent to county workers this week, County Manager Julie Morgas Baca said...
After adding over 1,076,000 new cases throughout the last week, the U.S. now has more than 41.2 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. There have been more than 650,000 COVID-19-related deaths — the highest death toll of any country. New cases continue to rise at a steady rate. In the past week, there were an average […]
Unvaccinated federal employees and contractors at Sandia National Laboratories and Kirtland Air Force Base will be required to get vaccinated in the coming weeks after President Joe Biden last week issued sweeping executive orders requiring the COVID-19 vaccine. But officials at the sprawling military base in Albuquerque, where thousands of...
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