Big US energy transmission projects inch closer to approval

134 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. government has finished another environmental review of a proposed multibillion-dollar transmission line that would send wind-generated electricity from rural New Mexico to big cities in the West. The U.S. Interior Department also announced Thursday plans to review two other projects designed to funnel renewable energy across parts […]

Shelters overrun with animals escaping wildfires

59 Views   LAS VEGAS, N.M. (KRQE) – As the wildfires continue to burn across the state, animal shelters are being overrun with animals looking to escape the flames. “People found out they had to evacuate and the animals were nowhere to be found,” said Bea Gallegos, from the Animal Welfare Coalition of Northeastern New Mexico.

New Mexico Wildfires: Calf Canyon fire forces evacuation of parts of Las Vegas

118 Views   The Calf Canyon and Hermits Peak Fire have combined to burn more than 116,000 acres. Mora County: The community of Mora is on mandatory immediate evacuations. Evacuees leaving Mora must take Highways 434, 442, or 518 north to Taos. These roads will be utilized for evacuation only and no re-entry allowed.

Isotopes split series to Sacramento River Cats 3-3

116 Views   The Albuquerque Isotopes split their home series against the Sacramento River Cats 3-3. The series went from Tuesday, April 26 to Sunday, May 1. The Isotopes are now 10-14 and fourth in the Pacific Coast League East.