Mock DWI Crash Near Las Cruces High School

15 ViewsLAS CRUCES, NM – Las Cruces Public Schools issued the following news release about Thursday’s simulation: Students at Las Cruces High School will get a sobering lesson in the consequences of drunk driving in a mock-DWI crash near the campus Thursday morning.

New Mexico Lawmaker Pleads Not Guilty, Not Running for Another Term

11 ViewsSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico lawmaker charged with drunken driving during this year’s Legislative session won’t seek reelection. Albuquerque Rep. Georgene Louis says in a statement through her lawyer that she’s been honored to serve her constituents the past 10 years but won’t try to run again

‘Sober Curious’ movement picks up speed

14 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Dry January and beyond, KOAT talks to Mericka Lehman, a New Mexico woman who passed the month to re-evaluate her relationship with alcohol — and she’s not the only one. She’s part of what’s called the ‘Sober Curious’ movement, which has gained popularity during the pandemic.

Gas station operator sues New Mexico over new liquor law

4 ViewsGALLUP, N.M. (AP) — A company that runs dozens of convenience stores and gas stations in New Mexico is suing the state over new liquor laws that took effect last week. Western Refining Retail claims a new provision singles out McKinley County by not letting gas stations there sell