Holiday celebrations

99th Burning of Zozobra: Tickets, parking, how to watch

73 Views   The 99th Burning of Zozobra is just around the corner and Old Man Gloom will go up in flames on Sept. 1 at Fort Marcy Park in Santa Fe. Here’s everything you need to know about tickets, parking, how to get there and the schedule of events.

Firework regulations for Fourth of July weekend

99 Views   Fire departments issue guidelines and regulations ahead of the Fourth of July. As Fourth of July celebrations begin this weekend, here are guidelines from several fire departments. For full information on fireworks regulations and restrictions, you should contact your local fire department.

Red River murder suspect claims self-defense in shooting

136 Views   RED RIVER, N.M. (KRQE) – Jacob Castillo, now officially charged with murder following Saturday’s deadly shootout at Red River motorcycle rally, said the man he shot attacked him first. According to court documents, Castillo and other members of the Water Dogs motorcycle club claimed they were trying to avoid a group of

High water levels boost businesses in Elephant Butte area

118 Views   “We’re very blessed to have people start to come back to town again,” Derek Bean is the general manager of New Mexico Wake in Elephant Butte. His store is right up the hill from Elephant Butte Lake, which was packed over the holiday weekend.

NMDOT readies safety measures for Good Friday pilgrimage

158 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The New Mexico Department of Transportation is taking steps to make sure New Mexicans are safe during the annual Good Friday walk. Crews are already sweeping the shoulders of busy highways and putting up signs.

The Genius: New Mexico’s Anwi Fomukong

214 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — In honor of Black History Month, KOAT shines a light on those who have helped paved the way in New Mexico, from the arts to culture, food, and history. Anwi Fomukong, 20, is a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) undergraduate at the University of New