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Meet The “Cowboys for Trump”!

Everyone once in a while, you run across a group of patriots doing something so amazing you just have to share it. Meet…..the Cowboys for Trump. These people are amazing, they’re riding from Texas and New Mexico to D.C. in support of our President, and they’re bearing USA and Trump flags the whole w


February 22 Morning Rush: New Mexico prepares for another winter storm

1. New Mexico's next big weather maker will cross the state Friday bringing with it rain, snow and strong winds. Snow showers will favor northern and western New Mexico through the day with central and eastern New Mexico getting in on the storm action late afternoon and evening. These showers will i


New Mexico county says it respects all immigration laws

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) - Otero County commissioners say the southern New Mexico county does comply with all state and federal immigration laws. The Alamogordo Daily News reports the commission voted last week to adopt a resolution declaring that it is not a so-called sanctuary county.


Lawmaker hopes to boost rainfall in New Mexico via weather modification

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - A state lawmaker is trying to make it rain. No, really—a House Democrat is hoping the legislature will fund a weather modification program that will help squeeze precipitation from clouds over New Mexico.


NM delegation rides up to the White House today

A group of nine New Mexico cowboys, including Lance Hale of Ruidoso, are wrapping up a 173-mile horseback ride in support of President Donald Trump in Washington, D.C. “I believe in what the President is doing for our country,” Hale told the audience on KWES Saturday Morning before flying to Washing


Work at Bonito Lake on schedule for March 2020 completion

Despite a week shutdown after Christmas from heavy snow, work to remove sediment from the exposed bottom of Bonito Lake chugs along, still on schedule to meet the March 2020 deadline for this phase of the restoration.


Water contamination puts New Mexico dairy farmer out of business

CLOVIS, N.M. (KRQE) - A New Mexico dairy farmer says he may have to kill thousands of his cows and he's dumping out tens of thousands of gallons of their milk daily. He says it's all a result of the water contamination caused by Cannon Air Force Base and the firefighting foam they used.


Airman surprises sons in Alamogordo

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (KRQE) - Surprise military reunions are always heartwarming and an airman stationed in New Mexico is the latest to pull one off. The Alamogordo Daily News reports Technical Sergeant Ethan Scott had been in Kuwait for the last six months. On Valentine's Day, he dressed up as Alamogor


New Mexico lawmakers debate budget bill on the House floor

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - Arguably one of the most important bills, the state's budget is being debated on the House floor right now. House Bill 2 lays out lawmakers' plans for a $7 billion budget, one of the highest in state's history thanks to an oil and gas boom.


Diving Deep Into Poetry With New Mexico Students

In early March, ten young people representing high schools across New Mexico will stand on the stage of the St. Francis Auditorium in Santa Fe, before a panel of judges, to recite poetry. The competition is part of a national program called Poetry Out Loud, created by the National Endowment for the


Turbine topples at wind farm in Eastern New Mexico

CLOVIS — An official says no one was injured and no property was damaged when a wind turbine toppled in Eastern New Mexico. NextEra Energy Resources representative Bryan Garner told the Eastern New Mexico News that its turbine “failed” Saturday at the Casa Mesa Wind Energy Center near the town of Ho


Herrell Releases Legal Team's Findings

ALAMOGORDO - Today, Republican congressional candidate in New Mexico’s Second Congressional District Yvette Herrell publicly released the results of her legal team’s analysis of the absentee ballot process in Dona Ana County during the 2018 election.


New Mexico State Police to host car seat clinic

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - New Mexico State Police and Safer New Mexico would like to invite the public to join them for a car seat clinic in Albuquerque. Public Information Officer Dusty Francisco and Jerremy Manzanares, resource center manager of Safer NM Injury Prevention visited the studio to di


New Mexico Senate backs lottery changes

SANTA FE - The New Mexico Lottery would no longer have to send at least 30 percent of its revenue to a popular scholarship program, under a bill that won broad approval Wednesday in the state Senate.


New Mexico Girls Make Movies inspires female filmmakers

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - New Mexico Girls Make Movies (NMGMM) is a free statewide program that provides education and job training to New Mexico girls and young women ages 12 – 25. Through filmmaking programs, screenwriting competitions, grants, internships, set placement, and networking, we empow


Service Dogs of New Mexico provide service dog training and education

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - Service Dogs Of New Mexico provide service dogs for veterans, adults, children with disabilities. They are now partnering with New Mexico United as well as Albuquerque Roller Derby to teach the community about the.


Oil, gas and water in New Mexico: The complicated relationship between important natural resources in New Mexico

Sen. Antoinette Sedillo Lopez, D-Albuquerque, has proposed legislation (SB 459) that would place a four year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing (i.e. fracking) of oil and gas wells in New Mexico. Before passing such legislation our elected leaders and the public must understand if fracking really is


Republican Candidate at Center of Fraud Inquiry Calls for New Congressional Election in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. — Mark Harris, the Republican candidate for Congress in North Carolina whose campaign funded an illegal voter-turnout operation, on Thursday called for a new election.


Flickinger Center launches behind the scene tours

Imagine standing on the stage of a 620-seat performing arts center — the same stage Grammy award winning country star Travis Tritt stood. Or picture being under the stage where world-class performing artists have donned makeup and exotic costumes.


Alamogordo city manager resigns amid claims of unprofessional behavior

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (KRQE) - Alamogordo's city manager has stepped down. The city released a statement Friday thanking Maggie Paluch for her service to the community, and said the city commission will discuss appointing an interim manager at its next meeting on Feb. 26.