Diversity

Hundreds of Afghan refugees expected to resettle in major New Mexico cities

“When they come to your neighborhood, just please welcome them and talk to them because they are going to be a part of our community too,” Mohammad Ismail, an Albuquerque resident and Afghan refugee, said. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Resettlement efforts are officially underway for hundreds of Afghan refugees headed to New

Woman makes history as first female police chief in Taos Pueblo

TAOS, N.M. — Summer Mirabal is making history as the first female police chief for the Taos Pueblo Police Department. “I’ve always wanted to be a cop since I was a little girl,” Mirabel tells KOAT. Mirabel said she’s always felt a strong desire to help people.