• New Mexico land boss weighs easement request from feds

    LORDSBURG, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection is seeking rights of way for the next 35 years to repair nearly 30 miles of roads in two counties to help with operations in New Mexico’s border region.

  • Officials ban using, growing marijuana in Santa Fe Forest

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Officials have issued an order banning the use, possession or storage of marijuana in the Santa Fe National Forest, though such practices were already illegal.

    Updated: 1:46 pm

  • Mobile home pulled from river in northern New Mexico

    BLOOMFIELD, N.M. (AP) — San Juan County workers have fished a mobile home from the San Juan River after increased water levels eroded the bank and the trailer slipped into the water.

  • Albuquerque motel from ‘No Country for Old Men’ hit by fire

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque motel and apartment complex made famous in the 2007 movie “No Country for Old Men” has been severely damaged by a fire.

  • Former state judge to finally wear cap and gown

    MORA, N.M. (AP) — Former state District Judge Matias A. Zamora will finally get to participate in his high school graduation ceremony, something he was unable to do 70 years ago when he was drafted into the U.S. Army.

  • Navajo farm faces $17.5 million loss due to water line break

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Officials with the largest farm on the Navajo Nation say they could face a $17.5 million loss in revenue if repairs to an irrigation line that broke two weeks ago are not completed by mid-June.

    Updated: 9:18 am

  • This undated image provided by the O'Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe, N.M., shows Georgia O'Keeffe's painting, "The Barns, Lake George." The museum recently purchased the rarely seen 1926 painting for $3.3 million. (O'Keeffe Museum via AP)

    Georgia O’Keeffe Museum gets rare 1926 painting

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in New Mexico now owns a rarely seen painting by the artist who helped usher in American modernism.

    Updated: 1:26 pm

  • In this April 29, 2016 file photo, first lady Michelle Obama speaks to high school students from across the Washington D.C. area in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, as part of the International Jazz Day celebration. Michelle Obama plans to address Native American high school graduates during a commencement speech that comes as she attempts to spotlight tribal youth in the final months of her husband’s presidency. The first lady’s commencement address Thursday, May 26, 2016, at the Santa Fe Indian School is part of an Obama initiative aimed at removing “barriers to success” for Native American youth, who the White House says make up the nation’s “most vulnerable population.” (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

    Michelle Obama set to speak at Native American commencement

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Michelle Obama plans to address 105 Native American high school graduates Thursday during a commencement speech that comes as she tries to spotlight the plight of tribal youth in the final months of her husband’s presidency.

  • In this May 24, 2016, photo, a woman waves the Mexican flag while driving past the Albuquerque Convention Center after a rally by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in Albuquerque, N.M. Hispanic voters in Florida, New Mexico and California have waved Mexican flags and bashed Donald Trump piñatas to protest the Republican presidential contender’s hard line approach to immigration.
Yet far from the protests, an increasingly vocal Hispanic minority is speaking out in favor of the brash billionaire.  (Jett Loe/The Las Cruces Sun-News via AP) MANDATORY

    Pro-Trump Hispanics face ridicule from friends and family

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Hispanic voters in Florida, New Mexico and California have waved Mexican flags and bashed Donald Trump piñatas — clashing with police, at times — to protest the Republican presidential contender’s hard line approach to immigration.

    Updated: 9:38 am

  • Mail thief suspect killed in US Marshals task force shootout

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a suspected mail thief is dead and his wife is charged with harboring a fugitive after a gunfight with members of a U.S. Marshals task force in southeast Albuquerque.