Zozobra burns solo

The sun set, the Gloomies danced and Zozobra, packed full of Santa Fe’s glooms, burned to a crisp in the middle of an empty field at Fort Marcy park.Although the 96th annual burning of Zozobra on Friday night was different from any other event in its long history, those watching the 50-foot-tall marionette burst into … Continue reading Zozobra burns solo

Albuquerque’s emergency order gives city power to question visitors

ALBUQUERQUE: Out of towners - be careful if you park your car with out-of-state plates at a city park, community center or even a library. You might get a few questions from an officer or city official.“We did give ourselves the power to question out-of-state visitors, people with out-of-state license plates, on whether or not … Continue reading Albuquerque’s emergency order gives city power to question visitors

City of Albuquerque to pay $712,000 to business owners for lost revenue from ART project

ALBUQUERQUE: A commercial landowner says it was a costly mistake for the city of Albuquerque, and now, taxpayers are paying for it. We’ve heard from businesses along Central over the years complain about losing business because of the ART project.For years, business owners and drivers have been complaining about the ART project, especially when it … Continue reading City of Albuquerque to pay $712,000 to business owners for lost revenue from ART project

Chile season in full swing throughout the State

ALBUQUERQUE: Chile season is described as the most wonderful time of year for many New Mexicans."We are special in New Mexico because nobody but nobody, including Colorado, can't beat us flavor and heat," said Michael Quintana who was buying chile Friday at The Fruit Basket.Roasting started in mid-July and is expected to continue through mid-September."We … Continue reading Chile season in full swing throughout the State

Man who escaped from Colorado prison 46 years ago was living in New Mexico under fake name, FBI says

SANTA FE, N.M. A man who escaped from a Colorado state prison in 1974 is now back in custody, 46 years later.The FBI has announced that Luis Archuleta, 77, also known as Lawrence Pusateri, was arrested Wednesday. Authorities found him in Española, NM, where he had been living for almost four decades under the name … Continue reading Man who escaped from Colorado prison 46 years ago was living in New Mexico under fake name, FBI says

New mexico businesses have closed

Closed businesses for COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, closure sign on retail store window banner background. Government shutdown of restaurants, shopping stores, non essential services. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. A new report shows just how many businesses are having to close down because of the COVID-19 pandemic.Yelp recently released their Q2 Yelp Economic Average report, and found that nationally, … Continue reading New mexico businesses have closed