2 Protesters Accused of Vandalizing New Mexico Gop Office

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Republican Party of New Mexico headquarters has been hit with spray paint, and officials say two protesters are responsible. New Mexico GOP spokesman Dominic Pacheco said Thursday a receptionist saw the demonstrators paint a red “A” on the Albuquerque headquarters building sign before fleeing. The protesters arrived Thursday afternoon andRead More

Albuquerque Teen Hikes 200 Miles to Fight Hunger in New Mexico

Please install the latest Adobe Flash Player Plugin to watch this content. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – An Albuquerque teen covered some major miles for a charitable cause, and Wednesday it paid off. Izzy Thomas, a senior at Albuquerque Academy, hiked 200 miles in 10 days along trails around the metro and Santa Fe, raising moneyRead More

Suit Claims New Mexico Inmates Don’t Have Enough Space

Inmates at the Springer Correctional Center watch TV in January. Luis Sánchez Saturno/New Mexican file photo Representatives of New Mexico prison inmates are once again claiming in federal court that state corrections officials are violating terms of court settlements intended to prevent crowded conditions like those that contributed to the deadly 1980 riot at theRead More

Some Win, Some Lose in K-3 Plus Funding

Copyright © 2017 Albuquerque Journal SANTA FE — New Mexico will spend far less money this summer helping children brush up on their math and reading skills. And the cuts won’t fall evenly. Albuquerque, Las Cruces and Los Lunas are among the districts hit hardest by reductions in state funding for the “K-3 Plus” program,Read More

Albuquerque Issues Fireworks Ordinance Reminder

The Associated Press and KOB.com Web Staff ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – Officials in New Mexico’s largest city are urging people to attend public fireworks displays instead of purchasing fireworks this July Fourth. They pointed to triple-digit temperatures and dry conditions as reasons for the increased fire danger along Albuquerque’s stretch of the Rio Grande, theRead More

On This Run Through New Mexico, No Shortage of Space (And Salsa)

Destinations Like its painted desert landscapes, New Mexico is always different, always mysterious. And just when you think you’ve figured it out, it shifts suddenly like powdery silicate in a wind gust at White Sands National Monument, or the enigmatic native American art in the light of a setting sun, or the red-and-green chili sauceRead More

New Mexico Commemorates Memorial Day

KOB.com Web Staff ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — On Memorial Day Monday, people everywhere remembered the men and women who protected America’s freedoms with their own lives. All over the state, New Mexicans paid tribute to this nation’s true heroes. Hundreds of people attended the ceremony at the New Mexico Veteran’s Memorial in Albuquerque, hearing from severalRead More

Mysterious Stone Pillars Emerge from Northern New Mexico Forest

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Please install the latest Adobe Flash Player Plugin to watch this content. CIMARRON, N.M. (KRQE) – Could it be a message left by some of New Mexico’s first explorers? A set of mysterious stone pillars found in the state’s remote northern forest has sparked that question. They’re carved stone pillars covered with symbols that clearlyRead More