• In West, region of guns and suicide, outreach tries to curb deaths

    Keith Carey is a gunsmith in Montrose, a town with a frontier flavor set amid the rocky mesas of western Colorado. He’s a staunch, though…

  • New communication system installed at WIPP

    Workers at the federal government’s underground nuclear waste dump in southern New Mexico will be able to signal officials above-ground in the event of an…

  • Senator seeks opinion on student testing opt outs

    A state senator from southwest New Mexico wants Attorney General Hector Balderas to weigh in on whether parents can legally opt their children out of…

  • NMCD plans to fire guards involved in prisoner escape

    A corrections union representative says the state of New Mexico plans to fire two guards who were in charge of a transport van when two…

  • Teachers challenge ban on test criticism

    The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Wednesday challenging a regulation that prohibits New Mexico teachers and other public school employees from disparaging standardized…

  • OptumHealth accused of Medicaid fraud in three lawsuits

    A health care company that tried to root out fraud in New Mexico’s Medicaid program has now been accused of committing Medicaid fraud itself. Three…

  • Crews continue mopping up 125-acre Ruidoso wildfire

    Firefighters in Ruidoso are mopping up a wildfire on the outskirts of the southern New Mexico mountain village. Village spokeswoman Kerry Gladden says firefighters kept…

  • Officials resume work at WIPP after safety pause

    The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in Carlsbad is resuming work after a month-long safety pause due to poor air quality in parts of the…

  • Teen arrested for theft of spaceship

    A teenage boy has been arrested in the theft of a fiberglass and metal replica of a spaceship from outside the UFO Museum in Roswell.…

  • State reviews water injection wells for damages

    New Mexico’s state land commissioner is ordering a broad examination of easements for injection wells used by the oil and natural gas industry to dispose…