Restaurants working to keep outdoor diners warm

As you get ready for the colder weather, so are restaurant owners. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — As you get ready for the colder weather, so are restaurant owners. They don’t want to lose the business they bring in with patio space when it gets cold, so they are working out a plan to keep diners warm while […]

Snow comes down in northern New Mexico, Winter Storm Warning in effect

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The winter storm has made its way into New Mexico this morning. Temperatures are plunging in the north, but they’re warmer in southwest New Mexico. The cold air will spread south across the state today, keeping high temps in the 20s, 30s, and 40s for most of the state. Snow is mostly […]

October wildfires point to grim climate future

In recent weeks, New Mexico has seen  hazy skies from ongoing wildfires in neighboring states. Experts say they’re concerned this could become the new normal. While it has had a relatively calm fire season in New Mexico, it’s been a very active season in the greater western United States. That’s a troubling trend to meteorologist Andrew […]

Border Patrol agent impersonator in New Mexico gets prison

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A man in New Mexico has been sentenced to nearly two years in federal prison for impersonating a Border Patrol agent. Prosecutors say 45-year-old James Christopher Benvie received a 21-month prison term after being convicted in the case in March.

Economy, Health and COVID-19 Top Hispanic Issues in 2020

Although non-Hispanic white voters still make up the largest slice of the eligible voter pie in the U.S., the fastest growing group of voters is Hispanic.  New Mexico Hispanics hold the record with a whopping 43 percent of all eligible voters in the state.  What are their top issues?  The top three issues are the economy, health […]

New Mexico Tech closes campus Monday after several weekend parties

SOCORRO, N.M. — New Mexico Tech will be closed Monday, Oct. 19, in order to help limit the spread of COVID-19. “It has come to my attention that anywhere between 50-100 New Mexico Tech students gathered this past weekend at multiple local, off-campus parties,” New Mexico Tech President Stephen Wells wrote in a notice on the university’s […]