120,000 honeybees arrive in New Mexico to boost sustainability

23 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Albuquerque metro area recently gained around 120,000 new residents, who hope to create a buzz around environmental sustainability. Two new honeybee colonies, consisting of around 120,000 bees, have been brought to our state by Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico to boost the area’s ecosystem.

New Mexico AG investigates link between rashes and Huggies diapers

24 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A parent never wants to see their child in pain, especially if they do not know the cause. That is why New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas is currently investigating Huggies products. Agents believe the popular brand may be responsible for mysterious rashes and health issues for children across the […]

Man arrested after attempted robbery at New Mexico State Fair

32 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A man was arrested after he attempted to rob fair goers waiting in line for food and put small children in danger when he tried to get away, according to a criminal complaint.  Mario Maestas reportedly tried to make off with a purse and a wallet Saturday at the state fair.

Student loan relief for teachers? Bill would forgive debt to address teacher shortage

41 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Attention teachers – even more student loan forgiveness could be on the way, thanks to a new bill. Under a bill co-authored by Sen. Ben Ray Luján and Rep. Teresa Leger Fernández, the federal government will make monthly student loan payments for teachers who are working in early education programs and […]

Moth outbreak stresses trees in New Mexico forests

42 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An insect outbreak is believed to be causing conifer stands in some central New Mexico forests to lose their needles, further stressing trees amid an ongoing drought.

Richardson visits Moscow as Griner, Whelan remain jailed

44 Views  Â WASHINGTON (AP) — Bill Richardson, the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and a frequent emissary in hostage negotiations who has worked to secure the releases of WNBA star Brittney Griner and another jailed American, Paul Whelan, visited Moscow this week and held meetings with Russian leaders, a person familiar with the […]

ABQ ranked fifth-most foul-mouthed city

50 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Folks in New Mexico like to swear more than people in almost every other part of the country, according to the website WordTips. Albuquerque was ranked fifth on the list of U.S. cities, and New Mexico came in third among all states.

New Mexico State Fair: What to expect

53 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The New Mexico State Fair starts Thursday at Expo New Mexico and the day is set to be filled with a plethora of events, food and deals to kick things off.