Community Issues

New Mexico community left with few pandemic relief options

53 Views   All we had out here was a dirt road. We picked out a patch,” recalled Madrid, remembering how his father stood out amid the desert sand and mesquite trees more than 50 years ago scanning the land that would become the family’s home. “He picked it for one

Eddy County Health Council Seeking New Members

48 Views   The Eddy County Health Council is looking for new members. The council’s goal is to identify and address healt needs in the county, according to Sarah Bowman, the interim coordinator of the council. New Mexico Community Health Councils played key roles in the State’s public health system, mobilizing

New Mexico launches fund to train new police officers

70 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico has established a new fund that will be dedicated to helping small law enforcement agencies statewide with the training of new police officers. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and other officials gathered in Albuquerque on Tuesday to announce the fund.

New Mexico ranked as the second-nerdiest U.S. state

57 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Calling all nerds, geeks, and friends of the fandom, there are more of you than we may have realized: A Lombardo Homes survey ranked New Mexico as the second nerdiest state in the U.S.

Solar-powered car stops to soak up the sun in Albuquerque

61 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. –A custom-built, solar-powered car was on display at Explora Sunday, soaking up the sun on a brief stop in the Duke City. “We took a two-year design cycle, a year spent designing it and a year spent building,” said Evan Travis University of Michigan student.