New Mexicans travel to D.C. to advocate for protections for the Gila River

25 Views  Â A group of New Mexicans last week travelled to Washington D.C. to advocate protections for the Gila River. Scott Brocato spoke with Grant County Commissioner Alicia Edwards about the trip to D.C. and the bill they want Senators Martin Heinrich and Ben Ray Lujan and Representative Gabe Vasquez

Hikers lost near Sandia Peak found, treated for hypothermia

20 Views  Â How to move them from remote mountain location is next challenge BERNALILLO COUNTY, N.M. — Four hikers whose location on Sandia Mountain was not known for hours on Wednesday have been found, but getting them safely moved from where they are has yet to be determined.

Improvements coming to the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail

41 Views  Â Improvements to recreational access along the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail are forthcoming. Scott Brocato spoke with members from the Bureau of Land Management and the Continental Divide Trail Coalition, as well as the New Mexico Commissioner of Public Lands, about what to expect.

Avalanche warning issued for northern New Mexico

40 Views  Â An avalanche warning has been issued for areas of the Wheeler Peak Wilderness and Columbine Hondo Wilderness areas near Taos. The Taos Avalanche Center has issued the backcountry avalanche warning as conditions for an avalanche may increase as a winter storm moving through New Mexico could increase the danger.

Carlsbad Riverblitz Scheduled for 3/4

43 Views  Â Carlsbad’s Riverblitz is coming up. The annual cleanup event is scheduled for March 4th. Mayor Dale Janway says the focus of this cleanup is along the Pecos River.

Popular New Mexico campground won’t open for the 2023 season

57 Views  Â NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – A popular campground in New Mexico is closed down as the owners try to work out a lease agreement with the state. The Enchanted Circle campground in Angel Fire has been voted as a top campground in the state for the last four years, but this season,

Nearly three feet of snow piles on Purgatory ski resort

82 Views  Â DURANGO, Colo. (KRQE) – One of the San Juan Mountains’ skiing gems just north of the New Mexico state line, Purgatory is reporting a massive amount of new snow at the resort now in mid-January. Over the last three days, the ski area reports 32 inches, or nearly three feet of

Red River first responders save woman, daughter in mountain rescue

123 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Snow is a good thing for the tourism industry at Red River. The iconic Torchlight Parade at the ski area is just one example of how winter weather helps attract folks to town. But more people playing in the mountains comes with more risks.