Albuquerque’s changing landscape threatens key balloon landing zones

618 Views ¬†¬†ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.¬†(KRQE) ‚ÄstSince the first gathering of 13 balloons in 1972 to the hundreds planning to participate in this year‚Äôs event, the¬†Balloon Fiesta¬†has grown tremendously over the years. But so has Albuquerque, meaning there are substantially fewer places for the world-famous balloons to land.

Gov. Lujan Grisham signs emergency declaration for Roswell

756 Views ¬†¬†ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. ‚ÄĒ New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has signed an executive order declaring a state of emergency for the City of Roswell. Last Wednesday, she had signed¬†similar orders for Lincoln and Chaves counties¬†following severe flooding.