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Santa Ana Pueblo reacquires 60,000 acres of land

92 Views ¬†¬†NEW MEXICO (KRQE) ‚Äď More than 60,000 acres of land is being given back to the Pueblo of Santa Ana. Officials from the Bureau of Indian Affairs signed the land into the trust for the Tamayakwikee Nee Puu.

Let’s talk about bicycling safely

123 Views ¬†¬†The weather is warm and it‚Äôs a great time to enjoy the outdoors on two wheels, but cyclists in New Mexico are among those mostat risk of a traffic fatality in the United States. That‚Äôs especially true in Albuquerque ‚ÄĒ where more than half of cyclists killed on

Sandia rescue mission saves 2 climbers

132 Views ¬†¬†ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) ‚Äď A rescue operation was orchestrated to rescue two climbers who experienced an accident in the Sandia Mountains.¬†One climber was able to make it up to the Crest Trail and walked out. The other was evacuated using a rope system.

New Mexico forests gear up for windy Memorial Day Weekend

145 Views ¬†¬†NEW MEXICO (KRQE) ‚Äď Thousands of people are gearing up to get outdoors this Memorial Day Weekend and despite fire season concerns, many won‚Äôt face major fire restrictions in some of New Mexico‚Äôs most popular areas.

Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge gets federal support to expand

114 Views   Four National Wildlife Refuges across the country now have support from the federal government to expand, and Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge, which spans across the Texas-New Mexico border, is one of them. That’s good news for the sandhill crane and lesser prairie-chicken.

This new proposal for Colorado River sharing prioritizes the environment

152 Views   A coalition of environmental groups is proposing a new set of rules for managing the Colorado River after 2026, when the current guidelines expire. Their proposal, which aims to weave environmental protections into river management policy, comes amid heated negotiations about how the shrinking river should be shared in the

Mother speaks out after her son was rescued on a hiking trail

178 Views   She hopes other hikers learn from this and carry essentials before hiking Albuquerque, NM РEarlier this week, three hikers were rescued off the Embudo trail in the Sandias. Kishada Burdex, a mother of one of the hikers, said her son was on a group trip with about