U.S. Rep. Stansbury Says She Has Tested Positive For COVID-19

27 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury says she has tested positive for COVID-19 and is quarantining at home due to what she says is a breakthrough case. Stansbury announced in a statement released late Tuesday that she sought medical guidance after experiencing respiratory symptoms.

Mutation of omicron variant called ‘BA.2’ found in New Mexico

32 Views   The New Mexico Dept. of Health lab director tells KOAT “BA.2” doesn’t appear to be more deadly at this point. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The New Mexico Department of Health confirmed to KOAT they found a mutation of the omicron variant. NMDOH Director for the State Scientific Lab Dr. Michael Edwards said on Tuesday “BA.2” was sequenced […]

State lawmaker OK after Wednesday morning car crash

61 Views   SANTA FE, N.M. – State Rep. Roger E. Montoya was taken to a local hospital after he was involved in a crash Wednesday morning near Española.  According to a statement released on Montoya’s Twitter, the District 40 representative was en route to the state legislative session at the Roundhouse when the crash occurred. Rio Arriba County deputies […]

Beauty standards pressure cheer, dance athletes

37 Views   As members of the Lobo Spirit Program work to uphold standards of both athleticism and artistry, their physical appearance must also be put up for the consumption of both judges and the general populace alike. The pressure of expectations of how they should look often negatively impact the athletes.