• Federal grant aims to bring recycling to New Mexico tribes

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Recycling Coalition will be developing a training program and providing technical assistance to help Native American communities around the state with recycling programs.

  • ‘The Martian’ screenwriter says Los Alamos influenced film

    LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — The screenwriter for the newly released film, “The Martian,” says growing up in Los Alamos, New Mexico, inspired his project.

  • Correction: Aspen Trees-Disease story

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — In a story Oct. 3 about a disease affecting aspen trees, The Associated Press erroneously reported the names of a forest entomologist and an eastern Arizona forest. The entomologist is John Anhold, not Ahold. The forest is the Apache-Sitgreaves.

  • New Mexico to license 12 new medical marijuana producers

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Department of Health says it will issue licenses to a dozen new producers as part of the state’s medical marijuana program.

  • Lawsuit: Inmate denied treatment after suffering in hot van

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former New Mexico inmate is suing the Department of Corrections and two state corrections officers, saying they left him and several other prisoners to suffer unattended in a transport van with inadequate ventilation on a hot summer day.

  • Man who shot at Clovis officers gets 40-year prison sentence

    CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — A Clovis man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for shooting at police officers responding to a 2013 disturbance at a home.

  • New Mexico elected officials declare support for power plant

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Several New Mexico officials recently declared support for a plan to build a nearly $1 billion natural gas and solar power plant in San Juan County.

  • Group asks NM Supreme Court to weigh in PNM case

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Environmentalists asked the New Mexico Supreme Court on Monday to disqualify all but one member of a powerful state regulatory board in a case that will determine the fate of a coal-fired power plant that serves customers throughout the Southwest.

  • US to provide funding for vets cemetery in Lincoln County

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The federal government will provide $5.7 million to pay for building a veterans cemetery near Fort Stanton in south-central New Mexico’s Lincoln County.

  • America’s Challenge balloon race dependent on weather

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Officials are waiting for a break in unsettled weather to launch the 20th annual America’s Challenge gas balloon race.