Teachers struggle to get lessons to some students

About 8,000 kids in New Mexico don’t have internet. So, how do you get them an education now that all state schools are going to be closed for at least five months? It’s an issue that has educators on the front lines worried and trying to find creative ways to get at-risk children the lessons […]

New Mexico food bank gets helping hand from ‘Stranger Things’ actress

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) — A Northern New Mexico food bank says they’re needing donations now more than ever. To their luck, workers got a celebrity donation to help ramp up supplies. The Food Depot, serving Northern New Mexico, says its shelves were needing some help. With people at a loss of jobs and incomes, they’ve […]

Mayor of Belen hosts online karaoke party

BELEN, N.M. (KRQE) – The Mayor of Belen Jerah Cordova is encouraging people to participate in virtual karaoke. He and his wife started up a Saturday night karaoke live group on Facebook now that their go-to karaoke brewpub is no longer open in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. It’s giving people a creative outlet while still following the […]

Inmate at MDC tests positive for COVID-19

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) has had an inmate test positive for COVID-19. The Bernalillo County jail learned of the positive test Sunday. 

Blood donation centers feel impact of COVID-19

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Hospitals across Albuquerque are in critical need of blood donations because coronavirus is impacting the number of donations coming in. On Wednesday, March 25 United Blood Services, now Vitalant, is holding a blood drive at Longfellow Elementary School and is adapting to social distancing protocol.