St. Patrick’s Day reprieve

86 Views   Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — Catholics in New Mexico receiving a culinary reprieve from Archbishop John C. Wester. Lent began with Ash Wednesday this week, and ends Thursday, April 6th, three days before Easter. The celebration of lent requires followers from age 14 and up to abstain from consuming meat on Ash Wednesday and […]

Addressing overdose deaths in New Mexico

87 Views   Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — House Bill 263 sponsored by Rep. Tara L. Lujan and Rep. Dayan Hochman-Vigil, would expand on the existing Harm Reduction Act, which aims to cut down on overdoses.

beWellnm announces the beginning of open enrollment

188 Views   Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — Open enrollment for health insurance on is open. BeWellnm is a marketplace where tens of thousands of New Mexicans can get low-cost or no-cost health insurance. This year many New Mexicans will see lower monthly payments, reduced co-pays, and lower deductibles when they shop and compare health plans […]

Don’t feed coyotes

428 Views    Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — The old saying of “Don’t bite the hand that feeds you”, could be applicable in northeast Albuquerque. Sara Brant, who lives near El Oso Grande Park, says she spotted a woman leaving rotisserie chicken and water for a coyote at least two nights this week.

Sandia tech transfer expert garners national award

242 Views   Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) –Licensing expert Bob Westervelt, who has worked to transfer Sandia National Laboratories technologies in the medical, solar and hydrogen production fields, received the 2021 Outstanding Technology Transfer Professional Award from the Federal Laboratory Consortium.