Federal court warns New Mexicans about new scam
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The U.S. District Court in New Mexico says some locals are being targeted in a new scam. The scammers pretend to work for the court and may even send fake documents that look like real court documents. The scammers may contact locals claiming to be investigating COVID-19 Paycheck Protection Program fraud and may […]
They lost everything in New Mexico’s biggest wildfire. Now they’re sounding the alarm for others.
Survivors of the Hermits Peak-Calf Canyon Fire have lessons for the rest of the country. These residents, whose property and livelihoods were destroyed by a wildfire accidentally triggered by the U.S. government in 2022, have become reluctant students of forest management and evacuation, disaster aid and bureaucracy, trauma and resiliency. The potential audience for these […] The post They lost everything in New Mexico’s biggest wildfire. Now they’re sounding the alarm for others. appeared first on Source New Mexico.
Understanding Your Knife Rights in New Mexico: A Legal Guide
Knife carrying laws in New Mexico present a complex web of statutes that knife owners must navigate carefully. This article aims to clarify the legal landscape regarding knife ownership, carry rights, and restrictions within the state, providing a comprehensive overview for residents and visitors alike.
Warmer and windier weather moving forward
A ridge of high pressure develops this weekend and will begin a fast-warming trend today. The ridge will start to bring in windier weather starting Sunday afternoon, with many of us seeing some of the warmest weather so far this year on Sunday and Monday. Westerly winds will gust even higher on Monday.
Federal prosecutors accuse a New Mexico woman of fraud in oil and gas royalty case
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico businesswoman is accused of defrauding the U.S. government and two Native American tribes of taxes and royalties due to them for oil and gas that her companies extracted from leased federal and tribal lands. Federal prosecutors announced this week that Teresa McCown...
Only a few states offer 85-octane gas: Here’s why
DENVER (KDVR) — Gas prices are fluctuating across the country, and a few states offer a “cheaper” octane option that isn’t found in most places. It has to do with the altitude. Most states have the option of choosing octane ratings of 87 (regular), 88–90 (midgrade)...
Spring in February: Meteorologists explain record temps
Experience an early spring? Meteorologists Eddie Garcia and Brandon Richards discuss record-breaking February warmth, with temperatures soaring into the 80s. Analysis reveals a significant deviation from normal winter averages. Tune in for insights on this unusual weather trend and what it means for the season ahead.
Food banks in New Mexico meet to discuss issues they are facing
Full Story: https://www.krqe.com/news/albuquerque-metro/food-banks-in-new-mexico-meet-to-discuss-issues-they-are-facing.
How to prevent falling in the home and outside
Across the country, millions of Americans over the age of 65 fall every year. This leads to countless hospital visits and millions in medical costs. Data from 2020 shows more than 120,000 New Mexicans fell, leading to more than 300 deaths. Given the then-listed New Mexico population of just over 2.1 million, the reported falls that year make up around 5% of the population.
Country artist Dzaki Sukarno performs live on New Mexico Living
Transforming from a shy kid into a music industry star, Dzaki Sukarno is representing New Mexico in the country music scene. The artist grew up in Las Cruces and began singing at a young age. Sukarno’s father taught him how to play the guitar, and his mother sang frequently in the household. Despite his great musical talent, Sukarno was shy as a child. “I loved singing around my family and close friends but refused to in public,” says the artist.
New Mexico DOJ Establishes Trailblazing Cold Case Squad
The New Mexico Department of Justice created a cold case unit to look into unsolved crimes across the state. That's right, for the very first time, the New Mexico DOJ has a cold case unit! I think because one of my favorite shows is "Cold Case", I automatically thought that every state had one! But I was wrong.
Billy the Kid: The Enduring Myth of the Wild West's Most Wanted
New Mexico - The story of Billy the Kid, born Henry McCarty, is steeped in myth and legend, a testament to the enduring fascination with the American West. Born to Irish Catholic parents in New York City in 1859, Billy the Kid's life was marked by tragedy and turmoil from the start. Orphaned at a young age, his journey from petty theft to becoming a notorious gunslinger is a tale of survival, rebellion, and infamy.
NM High School Prep State Wrestling & Swimming: Alamogordo Tigers Compete
The New Mexico Athletics and Activities Association is hosting its first two of five state high school winter sports state championship games or events this weekend. The NMAAA high school state swimming and diving championships are hosted at the prestigious Albuquerque Academy, and the state wrestling tournament, at the Rio Rancho Events Center, both run Friday and Saturday February 23rd and 24th, 2024.
New Mexico lawmakers reflect on recent legislative session
This week, Democratic Congressman Gabe Vasquez shares more on his plan that aims to reduce the impact of inflation. Also, New Mexico Republican State Senator Ron Griggs and Democratic State Senator Carrie Hamblen talk with Jonny Coker about the 30-day legislative session in New Mexico. This interview was part of KRWG's Voice of the Public call in program this past week.
New Mexico may soon have a better picture of PFAS contamination near Santa Fe Airport
Full Story: https://www.krqe.com/news/environment/new-mexico-may-soon-have-a-better-picture-of-pfas-contamination-near-santa-fe-airport.
New Mexico a national leader in STI cases: CDC
(The Center Square) - New Mexico is a national leader in cases of sexually transmitted infections, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control. The CDC measured the instances of congenital syphilis, syphilis, chlamydia, and gonorrhea across the country in 2022, and the STIs were more common in New Mexico than they were in most other states. For example, New Mexico disproportionately had issues with syphilis. ...
Sunseeker Resort opens new Mexican restaurant
CHARLOTTE HARBOR — Sunseeker Resort has added a new restaurant to its culinary roster with the opening of Blue Lime.
Persisting "Very High" Influenza Rate in New Mexico
The flu season has persisted in New Mexico for the last two months at the "Very High" level. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) weekly influenza map. The last time the state saw a lower designation was in early December when the rating was "High".
Unemployment claims in New Mexico declined last week
Initial filings for unemployment benefits in New Mexico dropped last week compared with the week prior, the U.S. Department of Labor said Thursday. New jobless claims, a proxy for layoffs, fell to 669 in the week ending February 17, down from 740 the week before, the Labor Department said. U.S....
New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham In Washington, D.C. For Winter Meeting Of National Governors Association
SANTA FE — Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is in Washington, D.C., attending the winter meeting of the National Governors Association. Thursday, the governor attended a meeting of President Biden’s Council of Governors, where she serves as the co-chair of the Emergency Management and Disaster Response work group. Throughout...