- Native lawmaker calls for removal of New Mexico education official accused of racist remarksby By Daniel J. Chacón email@example.com on July 24, 2021 at 2:35 am
"This has to rise to a higher level of accountability," Rep. Derrick Lente, D-Sandia Pueblo, said.
- Pecos quits House advisory role in protest of New Mexico lawmakers’ handling of Gudgel controversyby By Daniel J. Chacón firstname.lastname@example.org on July 24, 2021 at 2:30 am
The highly respected Native American leader said he didn't want his grandchildren to feel their grandfather "is working for an institution that is perpetuating racism and perpetuating disparaging remarks."
- Western wildfires: Crews make progress on huge Oregon blazeby By NATHAN HOWARD Associated Press on July 24, 2021 at 2:05 am
At least 2,000 homes were ordered evacuated at some point during the fire, and an additional 5,000 were threatened.
- Santa Fe Animal Shelter faces high demand, not enough spaceby By Scott Wyland email@example.com on July 24, 2021 at 2:00 am
Fourteen outdoor kennels were added to the shelter: The first time in five years that the shelter has had to add kennels.
- Undocumented oilfield workers struggle in New Mexicoby By ADRIAN HEDDEN Carlsbad Current-Argus on July 24, 2021 at 1:00 am
There are lower standards for undocumented workers in southeast New Mexico.
- Virus continues upward climb in New Mexico with 244 new casesby The New Mexican on July 24, 2021 at 12:30 am
Hospitalizations statewide also increased, from 98 on Thursday to 106 on Friday.
- New Mexico State Police names officers involved in south-side shootingby By Victoria Traxler firstname.lastname@example.org on July 23, 2021 at 11:30 pm
40-year-old Jaime Bravo brandished a gun at the officers before fleeing on foot toward Calle Prado and Chaparral, according to state police news release.
- New Mexico GOP oppose effort to make ballot drop boxes permanentby By Tony Raap email@example.com on July 23, 2021 at 9:45 pm
Although the lawsuits were dismissed or withdrawn, Republicans have continued to oppose the use of drop boxes.
- Pedestrian fatally struck in Santa Fe Countyby By Victoria Traxler firstname.lastname@example.org on July 23, 2021 at 8:45 pm
Robert Maestas, 29, of Albuquerque was lying on the roadway about 10 miles south of Madrid when he was struck by a car traveling north.
- Lawmaker questions New Mexico AG's handling of solar caseby Associated Press on July 23, 2021 at 6:40 pm
Rep. Daymon Ely is asking State Auditor Brian Colón to look into why the attorney general agreed to seal all documents in the case against Vivint Solar Inc.
- Tripadvisor names Sazón in Santa Fe No. 4 best fine dining in U.S.by By Teya Vitu email@example.com on July 23, 2021 at 2:47 pm
Tripadvisor announced Wednesday Sazón ranked as the No. 4 U.S. Fine Dining Restaurant.
- Taos County clamps down on travel trailer livingby By Will Hooper The Taos News on July 23, 2021 at 1:56 pm
Under the county's land use development code, travel trailers can be occupied on private property for only 30 days at a time, and then must be moved.
- Critics say New Mexico's investments in Native students still laggingby By Jessica Pollard firstname.lastname@example.org on July 23, 2021 at 6:00 am
Public Education Secretary Ryan Stewart presented a report to lawmakers Friday, offering new data on educational outcomes for Native children.
- N.M. schools budget only 9 percent of federal relief funds to address learning lossby By Daniel J. Chacón email@example.com on July 23, 2021 at 5:45 am
Many school districts plan to spend a large portion of the stimulus funds they've received so far on technology and building improvements, according to a report presented to the Legislative Finance Committee.
- Santa Fe County jury finds man guilty in rape of 15-year-old girlby By Phaedra Haywood and Sean P. Thomas firstname.lastname@example.org@sfnewmexican.com on July 23, 2021 at 4:30 am
Jurors deliberated for about five hours Thursday after hearing two and a half days of testimony, before reaching their verdict.
- Olympics boosted many politicians; Jenner hopes to be latestby By Milan Simonich on July 23, 2021 at 4:00 am
Caitlyn Jenner hopes to become the latest in a line of famous Olympians to win a statewide or congressional office.
- Facebook flap fuels lawsuit against district attorneyby By Rick Ruggles email@example.com on July 23, 2021 at 4:00 am
A local real estate investor contends in the suit his free speech rights were violated because Mary Carmack-Altwies' office removed his comments and blocked him from its Facebook page.
- Santa Fe County deputies arrest man wounded in Cerrillos incidentby By Victoria Traxler firstname.lastname@example.org on July 23, 2021 at 3:00 am
Deputies were responding to a 911 call in which a man said he'd been shot in the leg and was dying.
- CYFD employees say they were sidelined or fired over concerns about software contractby By Ed Williams Searchlight New Mexico on July 23, 2021 at 2:00 am
According to interviews, at least half a dozen high-level employees have been reprimanded, resigned or were fired after they raised questions about Binti Inc., the Oakland, Calif.-based tech company now tasked with overhauling the computer system.
- Court of Appeals upholds Ultra Health plan to open new dispensaries in New Mexicoby By Robert Nott email@example.com on July 23, 2021 at 1:00 am
The state Court of Appeals has upheld a district court's decision to allow the state's largest medical cannabis producer to open two new dispensaries.