Government is paying out big bucks for not releasing public documents

52 Views  Â City of Albuquerque has paid out more than $330,000 in past two years ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Big cities, small towns and school districts are paying out hundreds of thousands of dollars of your money because a court says they aren’t following the law. One city, Albuquerque, was recently recognized for being transparent with its records. […]

McBride Fire: Two fatalities, 207 homes burned; evacuations remain

85 Views  Â RUIDOSO, N.M. — The McBride Fire in Ruidoso has now burned 5,736 acres and claimed two lives as evacuations remain Thursday. 207 homes have also been lost since the McBride Fire began Tuesday afternoon on McBride Drive. A Type 1 Incident Management Team took over the fire response at 6 a.m. Thursday, as evacuations remain.