Community Issues

In aftermath of shootings, Lobo Village residents fear for their safety

34 Views   On June 11 and 19, shootings occurred at 11:15 p.m. and 12:15 a.m., respectively,  on the premises of Lobo Village, a University of New Mexico student housing apartment complex located on South Campus. The shootings and response have brought up safety concerns among residents. No one was injured

New Mexico to pay feds more than $19M over SNAP mishandling

46 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico will reportedly pay the federal government more than $19 million to settle a claim by the Department of Agriculture that the state mishandled the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and overpaid some needy families in 2014 and 2016.

FEMA responds to New Mexico’s wet start to monsoon season

50 Views   Cole-Corde said, “Anywhere in the state could flood at any time from different sources. We have seen disasters in areas with water runoff from mountain areas and hills.” Monsoon rain is raising flood dangers, especially around burn scars. KOAT spoke to the Federal Emergency Management Agency about how