Governor announces new health restrictions amid spike in cases

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham tightened her administration’s public health restrictions Tuesday as New Mexico’s novel coronavirus numbers continued to spike far above the state’s targets.The governor will extend the state’s emergency public health order Friday, when the current restrictions are due to expire, and will add new rules aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19.The … Continue reading Governor announces new health restrictions amid spike in cases

Congresswoman skips initial television debate in NM

SANTA FE: Republican congressional candidate Michelle Garcia Holmes discussed her campaign alone on local network television Tuesday after incumbent U.S. Rep. Debra Haaland declined the invitation for a live-broadcast debate.During five minutes of free broadcast time, Garcia Holmes said she believes negotiations on a new federal recovery package should continue in order to help a … Continue reading Congresswoman skips initial television debate in NM

New Mexico State Library’s bookmobiles return to roads with limited service

New Mexico State Library’s three bookmobiles that are based in Los Lunas, Cimarron, and Tucumcari will head back out on the road with limited services starting on Monday, Sept. 14. The bookmobiles will support the 2020 Census count efforts in addition to providing pickup and drop-off services for books that are ordered online or over … Continue reading New Mexico State Library’s bookmobiles return to roads with limited service

Trump endorses Herrell in close New Mexico U.S. House race

President Donald Trump is throwing his support behind Republican challenger Yvette Herrell in a crucial U.S. House race in southern New Mexico.The president tweeted this week that Herrell had his “complete and total endorsement” and pointed to her support over border security, “brave law enforcement,” and the Second Amendment.The endorsement comes as Herrell is seeking … Continue reading Trump endorses Herrell in close New Mexico U.S. House race

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