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As New Mexico continues to work to grow its technology and startup scene, four companies with New Mexican roots have been invited to head out of state to network and market their businesses. Albuquerque startups FreeRange, OptiPulse and MetaPipe, along with Santa Fe's Meow Wolf, have ...
TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, N.M. (KRQE) - New Mexico college students have launched their very own rocket. Students from New Mexico Tech have been designing a new and improved rocket over the last year. On Sunday, they had a chance to launch their Mustang 6-B Rocket at Spaceport America.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- - The New Mexico Motor Vehicle Division has run out of the special paper required to print new vehicle registration stickers. Agency spokesman Ben Cloutier confirmed Tuesday that the division ran out April 9 as the contract for the paper provider expired. The contract ...
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) -- A northern New Mexico city nestled among tribal lands is reconsidering its annual commemoration of the 1598 arrival of Spanish conquistador Juan de Onate, who is both revered as a Hispanic founding father and reviled for brutality against Native Americans. Newly ...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A New Mexico bank executive who died on a Southwest Airlines flight was remembered Wednesday as a dedicated mother ... Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce held a moment of silence Tuesday night during a special reception for new University of New Mexico ... woman
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - A Southwest Airlines pilot is being praised for landing a plane after one of its engines exploded, but before becoming the one of the Navy's first female fighter pilots, she grew up in New Mexico. Tuesday, as panic erupted on Southwest Flight 1380 after the engine ...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - New Mexico had a record-breaking year when it came to the TV and film industry. It seems like everywhere New Mexicans turn, there's another movie or TV series being filmed. Last year, the Land of Enchantment had its best year to date with productions, resulting in ...
Centurion LLC was award a multimillion-dollar contract to provide medical care for New Mexico prisoners in May 2016 after the state decided not to renew its contract with the previous provider, Corizon Health Inc., which faced lawsuits from more than 200 inmates in the nine years it held the contract.
"New Mexico continues to see strong consumer and industrial demand for wind power, which is reinvigorating and diversifying the state's economy," said Tom Darin, the group's Western state policy director. "This includes substantial investments and economic benefits in rural New Mexico, where ... wind energy
New Mexico is no Land of Enchantment for its public school students, author and public education advocate Diane Ravitch told a crowd of avid ... Neither New Mexico nor the United States, Ravitch said, is doing enough to fix the problem by attacking the root causes, such as poverty and poor health care. wind energy
SANTA FE COUNTY, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Police say a Santa Fe man is dead after a car crash. They say 66-year-old Dennis Raymond Branch died Friday in a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 25 in Santa Fe County. State Police say their preliminary investigation indicates that Branch's ... wind energy
Kai Porter April 15, 2018 03:37 PM. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – About one percent of the global population has autism spectrum disorder, including 3.5 million Americans, according to Advertisement. Additionally, autism prevalence increased every year from 2002 to 2010, the Centers for Disease Control ... wind energy
About 1,300 of New Mexico's registered voters are 17 years old and will be 18 by Election Day, according to the Secretary of State's Office. ... New Mexico is one of a minority of states that allow underage residents to register to vote and participate in a political party's primary, provided they will turn 18 by the ... wind energy
Along with spreading wildfires in dry conditions, high winds throughout New Mexico wreaked havoc in other ways. The Daily Times of Farmington reported roof damage and power outages in San Juan County and across the Navajo Nation, and according to the Ruidoso News, gusts toppled trees in the ... wind energy
Officials have closed Bluewater Lake State Park in western New Mexico until further notice due to two wildfires burning nearby in the Zuni Mountains. ... Crews working on two fires in western New Mexico were helped overnight by a combination of low temperatures, high humidity and light snow but gusts of ... wind energy
The NMSU Board of Regents voted this week to approve a short list of candidates to lead the southern New Mexico college amid declining state funding. Barbara Damron is listed as a finalist. She will leave her post as secretary of higher education when Gov. Susana Martinez leaves office at the end of the ... wind energy
LAS CRUCES, N.M. – As thousands of National Guard troops deploy to the Mexico border, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions brought his tough stance on immigration enforcement to New Mexico on Wednesday, telling border sheriffs that cracking down on illegal crossings and drug smuggling is ... wind energy

Immigration rights activists protest on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in Las Cruces, New Mexico, where U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions was set to give remarks on immigration enforcement to Southwest border sheriffs. Sessions' visit comes amid a period of especially intense focus within the Trump ... wind energy
The New Mexico Legislature has received more complaints of sexual misconduct or harassment this year than it did over the past decade. April 11 ... Public records requests by The Associated Press show New Mexico's Legislature received four complaints about misconduct or harassment during this year's ... wind energy
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A settlement agreement has been approved that allows Congressman Steve Pearce and other federal politicians to bring stockpiles of campaign cash home to run for New Mexico state offices. U.S. District Court Judge Judith Herrera on Monday signed a settlement between Pearce ... wind energy
Two elected officials in New Mexico's largest metropolitan area want to talk about oil and gas development and whether there's a need for an ordinance to govern ... Most drilling occurs in New Mexico's share of the Permian Basin in the southeastern corner and in the San Juan Basin in the northwest. wind energy
This program was produced by KNME-TV in association with the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government (NMFOG). From NMFOG: Candidates for governor of New Mexico in 2018 are on the record in support of the public's right to know. Republican Steve Pearce joined Democrats Jeff Apodaca, ... wind energy
ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) - A New Mexico woman is accused of murdering her cousin and seriously wounding a man. Roswell Police say Marcella Reese stabbed Charlotte Byrd to death last Monday at a west Roswell apartment. Police say she then stabbed a man. He survived, but is still in the hospital. wind energy
A proposal to decriminalize pot possession in small amounts is expected to go before the city council in New Mexico's largest city, as a growing ... "This would put Albuquerque in line with a third of the population" in the United States, said Emily Kaltenbach, the state director in New Mexico for the Drug ... wind energy
An overwhelming majority of New Mexico residents surveyed also support big changes in state government, such as paying lawmakers a base salary and ... their state as hopeless but believe institutional changes could improve government, said the group's executive director in New Mexico, Viki Harrison. wind energy
Royce Fontenot, senior hydrologist in the Albuquerque office of the National Weather Service, said the snowfall season has peaked out. “We are done there,” Fontenot said during a New Mexico Drought Monitor Working Group session this week. “What we have on the mountains is what you are going to get ... wind energy
New Mexico Governor Spends Social Fund Mainly on Food, Drink. New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez spent $58,268 last year from an unaudited fund for social ... SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez spent $58,268 last year from an unaudited fund for social obligations, mostly on ... wind energy
CLOVIS, N.M. (KRQE) - Here's a look at New Mexico's egg that will represent the state at this year's White House Easter Egg Roll. The egg was decorated by students at the Arts Academy at Bella Vista in Clovis. They said they wanted to showcase the unique character and personality of New Mexico. wind energy
The state's assistant secretary for Native American education is claiming she was unfairly forced out of the New Mexico Public Education Department earlier this month. ... New Mexico is home to 22 federally recognized tribes, and Native Americans make up roughly 10 percent of the population. Manifest ... wind energy
SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - The New Mexico Department of Health is warning residents the first case of plague this year has been contracted by a dog in Santa Fe County. NMDOH is performing an investigation of the dog owner's home to assess the risk of the disease potentially spreading. "They will go ... wind energy
LUBBOCK, Texas – A 9-year-old Texas girl who has been missing since 2016 was found safe in New Mexico after a tip from a “Live PD” viewer, according to KSAT. Mariah Martinez, who had been missing since October 2016, was found Monday night after she was featured on the A&E show on March 23. wind energy
SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - Vietnam veterans were honored Wednesday during a special ceremony in Santa Fe. Wednesday was the 50th anniversary commemoration of the Vietnam War, honoring the sacrifice and service of local veterans at the Santa Fe National Cemetery. The annual ceremony ... wind energy
“We received a viewer tip & worked w/ Lubbock Police Department & New Mexico State Police to find her,” according to a post on the agency's Facebook. “Big thank you for bringing home one of our missing kids!” NCMEC said it suspected the girl was in New Mexico with a relative, but detectives in Lubbock ... wind energy
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Politicians returning from Washington to run for political office in New Mexico are likely to find a clear legal path in the future to bring stockpiles of campaign dollars with them, under a new agreement signed by state campaign finance regulators and attorneys for Congressman Steve ... wind energy
The father of a New Mexico 16-year-old shot during a suspected road rage says the teen is still alive, contradicting Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office who said ... KOB-TV in Albuquerque, New Mexico, reports Efrain Arzate Sr. said his son, Efrain Arzate Jr., remains on life support at an Albuquerque hospital. wind energy
Voters in New Mexico may be warming to the idea of professionalizing the nation's only unsalaried Legislature. ... New Mexico reimburses lawmakers for some expenses but provides no salary in a citizen legislature that brings together active or retired teachers, engineers, lawyers, ranchers and others for ... wind energy
A state audit has found that officials in charge of a federally funded project that brought broadband services to parts of northern New Mexico cannot account for nearly $1 million in spending and nearly $200,000 in missing fiber optic cable. March 28, 2018, at 11:35 a.m.. Audit Finds $1M Missing From New Mexico ... wind energy
Dr. Pranshu Bansal from the New Mexico Cancer Center joins KOAT in studio. Each month we're talking about a different type of disease, in February we talked about general awareness. Advertisement. The focus of March is colon cancer. Bansal explains the different signs and symptoms people should ... wind energy
PORTALES, N.M. (KFDA) -. New Mexico Public Regulation Commission has approved Xcel Energy's 1,230-megwatt wind energy expansion project for New Mexico and Texas. Get the latest Amarillo news straight to your phone! Apple | Android. The commission voted 5-0 today, approving the plan that calls for a ... wind energy
CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — Dry conditions across eastern New Mexico have prompted officials in one county to impose a burn ban. The Curry County Commission adopted the ban during a meeting earlier this week. The resolution prohibits open flames outside of a building in the unincorporated portions of the county, with some ... wind energy
FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2015, file photo, a farmer plows his recently harvested field under wind turbines in the agricultural area north of Rio Hondo, Texas, near the New Mexico border. New Mexico regulators on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, approved a $1.6 billion plan that calls for building two massive ... wind energy
Administrators from a New Mexico school district where two students were shot and killed in December, top law enforcement officials and some of the state's most influential lawmakers are looking for strategies to make schools safer. March 22, 2018, at 2:29 a.m.. New Mexico Lawmakers, Educators Focus on School Safety. wind energy
New population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau show counties that were once the fastest growing in New Mexico were the fastest shrinking in 2017, even as those ... “Employment in oil and gas has not come back as fast as prices have,” said Jim Peach, an economist at New Mexico State University. wind energy
But New Mexico, with an economy still slow to recover from the effects of the Great Recession, and unemployment and poverty rates stubbornly remaining among the nation's worst, has seen a 43 percent rise in food insecurity, according to the report. The rate of New Mexicans facing food insecurity ... wind energy
He's being used as a prime example of the repeat drunk driving problem in New Mexico. A local advocate says Andrew Valdez is a reason judges need to be tougher on drunk drivers if the state really wants to "End DWI." Valdez had no problem admitting that he drank five beers before getting behind the ... wind energy
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico's DWI fatalities dropped 16 percent in 2017 from the previous year. Gov. Susana Martinez announced the decrease of alcohol-related fatalities from 173 in 2016 to 145 in 2017 on Friday as she said law enforcement agencies across the state will be out in force over the ... wind energy
New Mexico is a relatively poor state with an economy that has yet to fully recover from the Great Recession and a population that shrunk in 2016. The state gaming market also has suffered revenue declines in recent years, and the lottery faces competition from American Indian casinos, horse-racing tracks ... wind energy
The idled Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, the nation's only underground nuclear waste repository, on March 6, 2014, near Carlsbad. The U.S. Department of Energy has commissioned a national group of scientists to study the viability of diluting surplus weapons-grade plutonium and storing it permanently at the ... wind energy
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Forecasters are warning of critical fire weather conditions on New Mexico's eastern plains. ... Elsewhere in the state, scattered thunderstorms will be possible in north-central to northwestern New Mexico with several inches of snow in the higher elevations of the northern ... wind energy
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's DWI fatalities dropped 16 percent in 2017 from the previous year. Gov. Susana Martinez announced the decrease of alcohol-related fatalities from 173 in 2016 to 145 in 2017 on Friday as she said law enforcement agencies across the state will be out in force over the ... wind energy


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