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Goddard wins the district championship

It has taken five years of building and patience on both the fans of Goddard and coach Anthony Mestas. Finally, he has accomplished one of the first goals on his rung and that is winning a district title in the regular season.


2 Lubbock men killed in New Mexico crash

GUADALUPE COUNTY, NM (KCBD) - Two Lubbock men were killed in a crash on I-40, west of Santa Rosa, New Mexico just after midnight this morning. New Mexico State Police say a 2011 Chevy truck was traveling east on I-40 pulling a trailer and collided with the wire cable divider.


Sierra is RISD City Champions

The Sierra Middle School Cheerleaders are the RISD 2018-2019 City Champions. They placed first at the Roswell Alien Spirit Jam in December and first at City of Champions in Artesia on Saturday. Top row, from left: Alison Ivy, Kaylee Diaz, Anahi Dominguez, Cleofas Serrano, Ashlynn Irish, Samantha Dur


New Mexico To Sue Trump Over Emergency Wall Declaration, Spending Plan and Teacher Raises Advance

New Mexico To Sue Trump Over Emergency Wall Declaration - Associated Press. New Mexico's attorney general and governor say the state will sue President Donald Trump over his emergency declaration to fund a wall at the U.S. border with Mexico.


139 barrels of crude oil stolen from New Mexico oilfield, police say

CARLSBAD, N.M. - Officials in New Mexico are investigating the theft of 139 barrels of crude oil from an oilfield in Eddy County, the Carlsbad Current Argus reported. Eddy County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Lt. Matt Hutchinson told the newspaper the barrels disappeared from Conchos Resources, most li


Lawmakers vote against public lands trapping ban

Two members of the New Mexico House of Representatives voted against a bill Saturday that would ban most trapping on state and federal lands, saying it would represent a financial blow to farmers and ranchers.


New Mexico mother fighting to get 'Katie's Law' passed in North Carolina

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - The mother who fought to get "Katie's Law" passed in New Mexico is now fighting to get it passed in another state. Jayann Sepich's daughter Katie was raped and murdered in 2003 while going to school at New Mexico State University.


Goddard boys lead district, undefeated

The Goddard Rockets and the Lady Rockets emerged as the frontrunners in their respective district races as both beat their arch-rivals from Artesia Tuesday night at Ground Zero.


New Mexico deputies ask for help catching gas station thieves

FARMINGTON, N.M. (KRQE) - San Juan County deputies need help finding some thieves. They struck last month at the Giant Gas Station near McGee Park in Farmington. Photos show two of the suspects and the three vehicles used. One of them appears to be a Jeep. There's also a truck and a car.


Groundwater contamination devastates a New Mexico dairy – and threatens public health

For months, Clovis dairy farmer Art Schaap has been watching his life go down the drain. Instead of selling milk, he is dumping 15,000 gallons a day – enough to provide a carton at lunch to 240,000 children. Instead of working 24/7 to keep his animals healthy, he’s planning to exterminate all 4,000


February 19th Morning Rush: Winter storm brings snow & cold temps throughout New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - 1. Once east canyon winds relax across the Rio Grande Valley, a band of moderate snow will be allowed to cross east into the Albuquerque metro. Accumulation of 1" - 4" of snow is possible with higher numbers in and around Rio Rancho and the Foothills. Snow showers will con


Councilors disagree on changes to use of lodgers’ tax

Committee deadlocks on including Artesia for media promoting tourism. Members of the Roswell City Council’s Finance Committee were divided on whether or not to include Artesia as a place where billboards and other media could be paid for using lodgers’ tax funding.


New Mexico rancher shares his version of a snow day

DES MOINES, N.M. (KRQE) - In Albuquerque, a snow day means a day off for a lot of people. Out on the ranch, there is no day off. During bad weather, the workload for ranchers only increases. In Des Moines, New Mexico, John Vincent is providing insight into that work, documenting a day in the life of


Man recalls witnessing New Mexico hunter shoot his dog

CARLSBAD, N.M. (KRQE) - The hunting partner of the man accused of shooting his own dog is speaking out. Bailey Perez says he won't forget seeing a 3-year-old yellow lab named "Gypsy" get shot. Her owner, Dustin Coker, worked with Perez, and went duck hunting with him in Carlsbad last month.


New Mexico Senate OKs medical cannabis at schools

A bill that would allow the use of medical cannabis at schools zoomed off the Senate floor Monday afternoon. Senate Bill 204, co-sponsored by Sens. Candace Gould, R-Albuquerque, and Jacob Candelaria, D-Albuquerque, and Rep. Gail Armstrong, R-Socorro, would allow children who are qualified patients t


New Mexico senator rallies support to keep Daylight Saving Time year-round

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - One state lawmaker is asking for your help to keep New Mexico on permanent Daylight Saving Time. Sen. Cliff Pirtle is sponsoring a bill to keep New Mexico on Daylight Saving Time year-round instead of changing the clock four months like we do now.


D’Antonio back as New Mexico’s water chief

Eds: Resending to add comment from Senate majority leader. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham tapped John D’Antonio on Tuesday to serve as state engineer, appointing a water policy veteran to manage what is one of the most valuable and fought-over resources in New Mexico.


Tiffany Haddish is New Mexico Entertainment Magazine's cover story

The month of love is full of comedy, music, and fun. Those behind New Mexico Entertainment Magazine are excited to share what's new in their February issue and the events that have caught their attention.


Westside Albuquerque, Rio Rancho get hit hard with snow

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - The area hit the hardest with snow Tuesday was Albuquerque's westside and Rio Rancho. The snow started falling around 4 a.m. and it didn't stop until around 10 a.m. Roads in the area were covered with snow and ice, which made it very tricky for morning commuters.


Women take on ‘attacker’

Hope Babek of Roswell practices using a stun gun to defend herself as a participant in a one-day Saturday course called “Women’s Self-Defense and Victim Prevention Seminar” taught by a former police officer and held at the Roswell Chamber of Commerce. “The objective is not to turn them into full-fle