New Mexico News: Wednesday’s Five Facts

85 Views  Â Disaster declaration, Coming together, High fire danger, Recycling plant fire, Discounted tickets [1] Governor requests federal disaster declaration for wildfires – Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham is pushing for a presidential disaster declaration to start the process of wildland recovery. The usually does not happen until after the fire damage is fully assessed, sometimes weeks […]

A closer look at abortion rights in New Mexico

63 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – If the final decision of the Supreme Court is in line with the draft – it would not make abortion illegal. Individual states would decide whether to restrict or ban abortions.

Family’s regalia stolen after Gathering of Nations

56 Views  Â Police now search for three sets of regalia ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — More than 2,000 tribes and groups from across the country were in Albuquerque over the weekend for the 2022 Gathering of Nations. Many families brought their regalia with them for the biggest powwow in North America.

Strong Winds in New Mexico May Push Fire Closer to Las Vegas

51 Views  Â LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — Residents of the small northeastern New Mexico town of Las Vegas have been watching aircraft disappear into a giant plume of smoke to fight a growing wildfire that has burned hundreds of square miles, destroyed about 170 homes and threatens more destruction. Officials on Wednesday said winds could push the […]

Leaked Supreme Court draft opinion terrifies, angers ABQ community members

51 Views  Â Hundreds gather outside federal courthouse to advocate for abortion rights Protesters gathered at the Pete V. Domenici U.S. Courthouse in Albuquerque on May 3 in light of a leaked draft of a majority opinion from Politico written by Justice Samuel Alito that signifies the court’s decision to overturn Roe V. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. […]