- Litter remains stubborn problem in New Mexico despite nearly 70 years of messagingby By Scott Wyland firstname.lastname@example.org on April 22, 2021 at 5:30 am
The trash blighting New Mexico's roadsides, parks, forests, arroyos and anywhere else it can be cast off or wind-blown shows that many people don't revere the planet as much as conservationists would hope.
- Volunteers on the ground in Santa Fe aim to pick up where other cleanup efforts have failedby By Rick Ruggles email@example.com on April 22, 2021 at 5:25 am
A new trash removal group wants to start from the littered ground up in an effort to beautify the Santa Fe area.
- PNM, Avangrid win over some critics, reach initial agreementby By Rick Ruggles firstname.lastname@example.org on April 22, 2021 at 5:20 am
Three main concessions relate to utility rates, economic development contributions and job creation.
- Theft drains spirit out of Santa Fe woman’s colorful pole displayby By Victoria Traxler email@example.com on April 22, 2021 at 5:15 am
Victoria Rabinowe had been placing the art at the corner of West Alicante Road and Don Gaspar Avenue as a way to bring joy to her community, she said. She knew it was a risk.
- Man charged with rape in Rio Arriba Countyby By Victoria Traxler firstname.lastname@example.org on April 22, 2021 at 4:30 am
Sigfredo Lewis "Ziggy" Martinez, 23, is facing two counts of first-degree criminal sexual penetration, two counts of aggravated battery and a count of kidnapping.
- Members of Santa Fe streetlight steering committee to be identified after complaintsby By Sean P. Thomas email@example.com on April 22, 2021 at 4:30 am
The steering committee, whose members were selected by Public Works Department staff, has no formal authority but will provide feedback and advise staff, Public Works Director Regina Wheeler said.
- Crime Stoppers offering reward for Rail Runner lot shooting infoby The New Mexican on April 22, 2021 at 4:15 am
A 73-year-old man shot April 12 is recovering from the injuries he suffered after a man "shot him in the face" and stole his car, police said.
- Santa Fe County stays turquoise; least restrictive COVID-19 statusby By Tony Raap firstname.lastname@example.org on April 22, 2021 at 4:00 am
But nine counties, including Rio Arriba, dropped to a lower tier after seeing an uptick in infections, according to an updated color-coded map released Wednesday by state health officials.
- Jill Biden visits Southwest amid vaccine pushby By Susan Montoya Bryan and Morgan Lee Associated Press on April 22, 2021 at 3:45 am
The tour includes stops in Albuquerque and the Navajo Nation as the U.S. is set to meet President Joe Biden’s goal of administering 200 million doses in his first 100 days in office.
- First hantavirus case of year found on Navajo Nationby Associated Press on April 22, 2021 at 3:30 am
The case was confirmed in McKinley County in northwestern New Mexico but it wasn't known how the person contracted hantavirus, the tribal Department of Health said.
- Appeals court denies former priest’s appeal in New Mexico abuse caseby Associated Press on April 22, 2021 at 3:30 am
A 58-page decision by the three judges on a 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel said they were convinced Arthur Perrault “received a fundamentally fair trial in compliance with his constitutional rights."
- Lujan Grisham’s senior policy adviser resignsby By Daniel J. Chacón email@example.com on April 22, 2021 at 3:30 am
While Dominic Gabello will no longer be working in the Governor's Office, he will continue to work with Lujan Grisham.
- Alcalde man jailed after bicyclists injured on N.M. 4by The New Mexican on April 22, 2021 at 3:30 am
A man accused in a hit-and-run Monday on N.M. 4 through the Jemez Mountains that injured two bicyclists is now facing criminal charges, according to the Los Alamos Police Department.
- COVID-19 cases jump in Santa Fe Countyby The New Mexican on April 22, 2021 at 1:00 am
Santa Fe County's virus totals, while still modest, have risen over the past two days.
- New Mexico Gas asks to spread cost of price surge to customers over 30 monthsby By Rick Ruggles firstname.lastname@example.org on April 21, 2021 at 4:45 am
New Mexico Gas' proposal would result in an increase to typical bills of $2.37 to $8.84 per month, depending on monthly usage, the company said.
- Education in recreationby Luis Sánchez Saturno The New Mexican on April 21, 2021 at 4:30 am
Chuck Logsdon, 6, right, and Ukiah Logsdon, 5, take a break from chasing Mitchell Gustin, top left, a kindergarten teacher at Fayette St. Academy, with pool noodle on Tuesday at Larragoite Park.
- Two buyers express interest in archdiocese's Immaculate Heart of Mary Retreat centerby By Teya Vitu email@example.com on April 21, 2021 at 4:30 am
Modern Elder Academy acknowledges it is one of the interested parties. A spokeswoman for the Modern Elder Academy and others have named The Mighty Union, a Texas-based hospitality company, as the other potential buyer.
- Law center: New Mexico labor agency failed to produce unemployment filesby By Phaedra Haywood firstname.lastname@example.org on April 21, 2021 at 4:15 am
An attorney for the center said the nonprofit filed the records requests after trying unsuccessfully to engage Department of Workforce Solutions officials in discussions.
- New Mexico leaders hail Chauvin verdictby By Victoria Traxler email@example.com on April 21, 2021 at 3:45 am
Local activists say there is still more work to be done.
- City of Santa Fe, union may be near settlement on contract workersby By Sean P. Thomas firstname.lastname@example.org on April 21, 2021 at 3:30 am
A draft shows the city would follow the union contract by notifying the union at least 30 days prior to the use of services under a work contract.