Weekly Safety Report: Aggravated Assault and Fatal Bike Crash Raise Concerns in Torrance County, New Mexico
This week in Torrance County, New Mexico, two incidents occurred that are of concern for public safety. The first incident involved a man wanted for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in Estancia. Jeremiah Sanders, aged 45, is believed to have shot at a vehicle multiple times. The second incident involved a fatal bike crash that occurred four years ago near Mountainair. The crash resulted in a settlement of $1,000,000. Both incidents highlight the importance of safety awareness in the area.
High School Football Week 6: Miyamura Patriots Face Moriarty Pintos
In Week 6 of the high school football season, the Miyamura Patriots faced the Moriarty Pintos in an intense game. The match began with the Patriots taking an early lead, largely due to effective plays by their quarterback and running back. This put them eight points ahead.
Officials: Man found dead under bridge by Santa Fe County Rail Runner station
If anyone has information about this death, call Detective Jill Feaster at 505-955-5281.
East Mountain Student Killed in Single-Vehicle Accident
An East Mountain High School junior was killed last week in a rollover accident in Edgewood. Nolan Boyd, 16, was a passenger in a 2016 Jeep Patriot that rolled over near the intersection of Williams Ranch Road and Thompson Road, not far from the I-40 overpass on Sept. 16. Boyd...
Moriarty-Area Murder Suspect Arrested in Albuquerque
A man wanted in connection with a Moriarty-area murder earlier in the month has been arrested. Steven Banda, 48, was picked up Sept. 21 by the U.S. Marshals Service District of New Mexico – Southwest Investigative Fugitive Team without incident in northwest Albuquerque “following an exhaustive investigation by multiple local, state and federal agencies,” according to a Marshals Service news release.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Pets Up for Adoption in Moriarty, NM
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Moriarty.
Spartans Win Against Undefeated Moriarty
Losing last week at Bernalillo was not what Moriarty’s football team was expecting, but it may have served as a timely wakeup call. In a matchup that featured two undefeated teams, host Bernalillo got in the end zone twice while visiting Moriarty could only cross the goal line once—and that was enough for the No. 5 Spartans (5-0) to hand the No. 7 Pintos (4-1) their first loss of the season.
CMN Miracle Story: A Hide and Seek Emergency
LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - In Edgewood, New Mexico, it was a normal day for the Winters family. The kids were inside playing hide and seek. When mom, Jessica, left the laundry room, 4-year-old Braydon thought of the perfect place to hide. He used the dryer to climb up and then...
Museum of the American Military Family looking for new home
TIJERAS, N.M. — Ribbons and awards are not uncommon at military museums, but the Museum of the American Military Family has much more than that. “There is no museum in the country dedicated to the mothers and fathers and sons and daughters, that every town has a monument to a battleship or a squadron or a battle or a unit,” Allen Dale Olsen, the Museum of the American Military Family board member, said.
Tijeras museum needs your help
Tijeras, NM (KKOB) — The Museum of the American Military Family in Tijeras could use your help Saturday, Monday and Tuesday packing up the facility. A new owner bought the property the museum has rented for years and gave the museum only until the end of this month to move. The museum has a lot of items to pack up. They could use your help Saturday from noon to 3, Monday and Tuesday from 10 to one. If you could bring boxes and wrapping material that would be a appreciated.
McCall's Pumpkin Patch to open this weekend
MORIARTY, N.M. — McCall's Pumpkin Patch is set to open this weekend in Moriarty. The pumpkin patch opens at 10:00 am on Sept. 23 and will be open every weekend through October. Hours will be from 12 pm to 6 pm on Fridays and between 10 am and 6...
Affordable housing coming to Moriarty with project ‘Villa Encantada’
MORIARTY, N.M. (KRQE) – A project called Villa Encantada will bring “cottage homes” to Moriarty. It is an effort to get more people to move to a smaller town while providing them with an affordable place to call home. “This is a good opportunity and a good option in lieu of renting,” said President of […]
Santa Fe County woman crowned 2024 New Mexico State Fair Queen
Santa Fe County’s Taylor White was crowned the 2024 New Mexico State Fair Queen Saturday, Sept. 16 during a ceremony on the last weekend of the annual fair. The New Mexico State Fair was held from Sept. 7 to Sept. 17. White has previously held the Rodeo de Santa Fe Queen title in 2022 and the Bernalillo County Queen title in 2023.
Input sought on Sandia Crest Recreation Complex Renovation Project
BERNALILLO COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – The Cibola National Forest & National Grasslands is seeking input on the proposed Sandia Crest Recreation Complex Renovation Project. The project area is located at the crest of the Sandia Mountains, just over 10,000 feet in elevation. The Sandia Ranger District proposes to improve and reconstruct portions of the Sandia Crest Recreation area to bring the site up to current standards, decrease short- and long-term maintenance needs, and to provide a sustainable recreation site. This proposal does not include the Crest House.
The gas price fluctuate between $3.89 and $4.19 in Edgewood as of 2023-09-18. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.881, a week ago the price is $3.832 , according to AAA.
FBI: Torreon Man To Spend 4 Years In Prison For Assault
ALBUQUERQUE — Alexander M.M. Uballez, United States Attorney for the District of New Mexico, and Raul Bujanda, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Albuquerque Field Office, announced Thursday that Monty Joe Montoya, 43, of Torreon, and an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation, was sentenced to four years in prison. Montoya pled guilty to assault resulting in serious bodily injury March 31, 2023.
Bernalillo Spartans Come From Behind to Win in Week 5 High School Football Clash
The fifth week of high school football produced a thrilling match between Moriarty Pintos and Bernalillo Spartans. Both are among the few undefeated teams this season. The game took place at the Spartans' home base with Pintos initially leading in the second half. Yet, Spartans fought back and won 14-7.
Santa Fe County Solicits Resident Opinions on Short-Term Rentals
Santa Fe County is surveying residents about local short-term rentals. The survey is part of an ordinance implemented last October to guide rules and licensing. The aim is to assess the rentals' impact on the community and guide future policies.
Gov. Lujan Grisham Curtails Gun Ban
Following multiple legal challenges in federal and state court—including one filed late last week with the state Supreme Court by the National Rifle Association, the state Republican Party, the state Libertarian Party and a variety of other folks—Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Friday morning issued updates to the public health order that replace the order’s original 30-day suspension of open and concealed weapon carry in Albuquerque and Bernalillo County to one that temporarily suspends carrying firearms at parks and playgrounds in those areas (the Santa Fe City Council last January passed a resolution banning weapons on any public property used for school activities). The governor’s revision followed US District Judge David Urias Sept. 13 granting of a temporary restraining order of the original provision, which the governor enacted Sept. 8, citing the shooting deaths of three children since July—including an 11-year-old boy two days prior.
Undefeated Moriarty Pintos Secure Victory over Grants Pirates in High School Football
The Moriarty Pintos, an undefeated team, faced off against the Grants Pirates in a memorable high school football game. The Pirates surprised the crowd early by taking the ball from the Pintos and scoring quickly.