Economic Development

Mesilla Valley farmers adapt amidst drought in the Southwest

129 Views   The Rio Grande is once again flowing down from Colorado through Southern New Mexico. But the water currently running is destined for use in Mexico and Texas, while New Mexico’s irrigation season won’t begin until June, as announced by the Elephant Butte Irrigation District.

Registration open for Bernalillo County virtual job fair

108 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Bernalillo County is hosting a virtual job fair. It’s happening April 24 in the afternoon from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The community can explore job opportunities and speak with hiring managers through text, chat, and video-chat. Officials are looking for help with Human

After Armorer Sentencing Attention Shifts to Alec Baldwin

110 Views   SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A movie weapons armorer received the maximum sentence of 18 months in jail for involuntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer by Alec Baldwin on a Western movie set, as authorities now turn their focus on prosecution of Baldwin himself.

Meow Wolf announces worker layoffs amid budget cuts

106 Views   The company announced it needed to cut expenses by roughly 10% SANTA FE, N.M. — Dozens of workers at Meow Wolf are set to be laid off following a company announcement. A total of 111 employees at exhibitions and within its corporate team will be laid off. Additionally, another 54

Texas hack may be first disruption of U.S. water system by Russia

138 Views   In January, an alert citizen in Muleshoe, Tex., was driving by a park and noticed that a water tower was overflowing. Authorities soon determined the system that controlled the city’s water supply had been hacked. In two hours, tens of thousands of gallons of water had flown into the