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Sipapu raises snow blower defense as wildfire nears

20 ViewsHow a New Mexico ski resort is preparing for wildfire NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – With the Hermits Peak-Calf Canyon wildfire looming nearby, staff and firefighters at Sipapu Ski Resort say they’re doing all they can to protect the ski spot’s lifts, runs, and buildings. John Paul Bradley, the resort’s general manager gave

Cross-Border Tunnel Found Linking Tijuana, San Diego

16 ViewsSAN DIEGO (AP) — Authorities have announced the discovery of an underground smuggling tunnel on Mexico’s border, running the length of a football field on U.S. soil to a warehouse in an industrial area. The cross-border tunnel from Tijuana to the San Diego area was built in one of the most fortified

Two FEMA disaster recovery centers open in New Mexico

26 ViewsNEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Two FEMA disaster recovery centers are now open in New Mexico for those impacted by wildfires. At the centers, residents can get help with disaster assistance applications, upload documents and get any questions answered.

US report details church-state collusion on Native schools

24 ViewsA new Interior Department report underscores how closely the U.S. government collaborated with churches in operating boarding schools for Indigenous children. The federal government saw churches as useful in Christianizing Native children as part of a project to sever them from their culture, their identities and ultimately their land.

Calf Canyon/Hermits Peak Fire grows to over 288,000 acres

18 ViewsMORA COUNTY, N.M. – The battle continues in northern New Mexico against the second-largest wildfire in the state’s history. The Calf Canyon/Hermits Peak Fire keeps growing and is threatening more homes and forcing more New Mexicans to evacuate.

NMSU Chancellor asks for privacy following wife’s arrest

28 ViewsNew Mexico State University Chancellor Dan Arvizu has asked for privacy after his wife Sheryl Arvizu was arrested and charged with battery on a household member. NMSU spokesperson Justin Bannister issued a statement on behalf of the Chancellor: