SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A federal raid on a small household marijuana garden on tribal land in northern New Mexico is sowing confusion and resentment about U.S. drug enforcement priorities on Native American lands, as more states roll out legal marketplaces for recreational pot.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The massive infrastructure bill that President Joe Biden signed this week includes billions of dollars to address long-standing issues with water and sanitation on tribal land.
New Mexico’s immigrant families have the full support of the Las Cruces City Council, following a unanimous vote encouraging the creation of a better pathway to United States citizenship. Councilor Johana Bencomo says the resolution, which calls on Congress to develop comprehensive immigration reform, is a way to welcome essential immigrant workers into the community and […]
Internet access has always been a problem for Faylene Begay, a single mother of four living in Tuba City, Ariz. Before the pandemic, she didn’t have an internet connection at her home on the Navajo Nation Reservation — all she had was an old phone with limited data. Back then, her lack of connection was a […]
BANGKOK — Former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Bill Richardson acknowledges criticism of his humanitarian visit to Myanmar, but he tells The Associated Press he feels his trip was constructive.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico already has among the highest U.S. unemployment rates and the state’s Republican legislative leaders fear President Joe Biden’s plan to require vaccinations or COVID-19 testing for large employers could cause more damage to job market.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has authorized the Emergency Use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11 Tuesday afternoon. El Paso Children’s Hospital administered the first vaccines on-site Tuesday evening.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Joel Aguilar Villanueva, 45, of Las Cruces, New Mexico, was sentenced in federal court to 11 years and three months in prison for transportation of a visual image of a minor engaging in sexually explicit conduct. Villanueva pleaded guilty on Nov. 8, 2019.
LAS CRUCES – Several downtown streets and parking lots will be closed at various times from Oct. 23, 2021 to Oct. 30, 2021 for film production of a major action movie in Las Cruces.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A group representing Navajo communities is presenting its case to an international human rights body, saying U.S. regulators violated the rights of tribal members when they cleared the way for uranium mining in western New Mexico years ago.