Medio Fire has burned over 2,700 acres north of Santa Fe

The fire is 18% contained as of Tuesday night SANTA FE, N.M. — The Medio Fire has been burning just north of Santa Fe for a week. The Santa Fe National Forest is getting additional crews and resources from fire teams traveling in from Nevada and Arizona to battle the flames. There are 232 total personnel […]

Los Alamos newspaper to call it quits after decades in print

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — The newspaper that has served the northern New Mexico community of Los Alamos for nearly six decades will publish its last edition on Sunday. The Los Alamos Monitor announced on its webpage that the decision was shared with staff Friday by officials with Landmark Community Newspapers.

Report Details New Mexico Militia Founder’s History Of Violent Neo-Nazism

State Republicans had planned on featuring the New Mexico Civil Guard as special guests at a rally in Clovis on Aug. 22, before the militia group pulled out, citing racist remarks by one of the invited speakers. The Civil Guard, whose members have showed up heavily armed at several protests in Albuquerque this summer, also had their Facebook page removed this […]

Wildfire outside Santa Fe passes 2,000 acres

Fire crews say Medio Fire is five percent contained SANTA FE COUNTY, N.M. — A wildfire has been growing for days northwest of Santa Fe. KOAT crews were on Rio En Medio Saturday night where plumes of smoke could be seen billowing from behind the mountains.

New Mexico man in custody after attempting to burn down a Walmart

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Police say a man is in custody after he tried to burn down a Walmart  in Truth or Consequences early Sunday. Officers arrested Devon Schinagel of Elephant Butte after he poured lighter fluid around the store then crashed through the front doors with his vehicle.