• Emergency services to get funding under nuclear settlements

    Southeastern New Mexico emergency services will receive $800,000 under settlements stemming from 2014 a radiation leak that forced the closure of the nation’s only underground…

  • Ban on teachers criticizing tests to end

    The New Mexico Public Education Department said Monday that it will remove a rule that prohibits state teachers from making disparaging remarks about standardized tests.…

  • Survey: Students miss a third of instructional time

      A survey of available instruction time at public schools across New Mexico has found that a third of the hours are lost to a…

  • Emma, Noah continue to be tops for baby names

    When it comes to baby names, Emma and Noah reign supreme. And don’t name your daughter Isis. For the second year in a row, Emma…

  • Roswell proposes charging parents of absentee students

    The Roswell City Council is considering a new ordinance that would penalize parents of chronically truant students. The Roswell Daly Record reports that the council…

  • FDA announces rules that could upend e-cigarette industry

    The federal government today announced sweeping new regulations for electronic cigarettes that could upend the multi-billion-dollar industry and for the first time require e-cigarette makers…

  • Federal, state officials look to protect Pecos River fish

    Federal and state officials are partnering on a proposal for a $6 million pipeline that would help sustain an endangered species of fish during New…

  • State Sen. Leavell undergoing cancer treatment

    A southeastern New Mexico state senator says he is undergoing cancer treatments in Houston and is expected to start recovery soon. Sen. Carroll Leavell told…

  • Gathering of Nations will no longer be held at The Pit

    The University of New Mexico says the Gathering of Nations will no longer be held at its basketball arena. UNM Executive Vice President David Harris…

  • Hobbs police hiring amidst shortage

    Hobbs police has started another hiring push despite an oil downturn in eastern New Mexico. The Hobbs News-Sun reports the Hobbs Police Department has launched…