infrastructure

Albuquerque’s changing landscape threatens key balloon landing zones

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Since the first gathering of 13 balloons in 1972 to the hundreds planning to participate in this year’s event, the Balloon Fiesta has grown tremendously over the years. But so has Albuquerque, meaning there are substantially fewer places for the world-famous balloons to land.

Gov. Lujan Grisham signs emergency declaration for Roswell

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has signed an executive order declaring a state of emergency for the City of Roswell. Last Wednesday, she had signed similar orders for Lincoln and Chaves counties following severe flooding.