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Lockdown lifted at West Mesa High School  KOB

West Mesa High School, in Albuquerque, has been placed on lockdown.

Prep football roundup: West Mesa tops Rio Grande, wins first in ’18  Albuquerque Journal

This was not, Anthony Ansotigue said, the way he envisioned his first win as West Mesa High School's head football coach. And it was slightly unorthodox, the ...

Golden moment for West Mesa High  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The hemlines are shorter, the graduating class is smaller but the excitement is the same. Three hundred nine students graduated from ...

Man who caused West Mesa lockdown accused of abusing 2-year-old  KRQE News 13

Police say the man who caused a lockdown at West Mesa High School earlier this week was being chased by the family of a 2-year-old girl who he allegedly ...

West Mesa Class of '68 greets school's newest graduates  KOB

It's a blast from the past you had to be there for to truly appreciate.

West Mesa selects football coach  Albuquerque Journal

Five years ago, Anthony Ansotigue thought he was ready. He interviewed to be Cibola High School's head football coach, thought this was his time. "I was ready ...

Albuquerque high schoolers gather for safety forum  KRQE News 13

Thursday night, student leaders from three Albuquerque high schools also took up the issue of school safety.

APS planning on $13 million in security upgrades  KOB

The Albuquerque Public School District is asking the state for more than $7 million to help pay for security at 70 schools.

West Mesa High gets $27.1M in renovations  Albuquerque Journal

SANTA FE, N.M. — Albuquerque Public Schools officials recently dedicated $27.1 million in renovations at West Mesa High School that included 70,000 square ...

$27 million project finished at West Mesa High  KRQE News 13

An Albuquerque high school is set to unveil a major transformation.

APS applies for millions in safety upgrades  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — 70 schools are included in application for special legislative funding.

High school says goodbye to long-time Albuquerque educator  KRQE News 13

He's been walking the halls of New Mexico schools for nearly 40 years. Wednesday, he walked them for the last time.

Face to Face with Tim McCorkle: He’s ‘old school’ with heart  Albuquerque Journal

Albuquerque High Principal Tim McCorkle is retiring after 39 years as an educator, including 11 years leading the Bulldogs. (Jim Thompson/Albuquerque ...

West Mesa students see costs of drunken driving  Albuquerque Journal

West Mesa High students got a first-hand lesson on the consequences of driving while intoxicated Thursday thanks to a Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court ...

BCSO identifies teen killed in head-on crash with deputy  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Bernalillo County deputies say 16-year-old Elijah Herrera was driving the wrong way on Rio Bravo Boulevard early Saturday when he ...

Suspect charged with throwing baby against wall  Albuquerque Journal

Police say a man was high on heroin when he threw his girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter across a bedroom Monday, leaving her hospitalized with broken bones ...

Most APS traditional high schools see uptick in grad rates  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Valley High principal credits close monitoring of student progress for graduation rate success.

APS resolves to oppose arming teachers  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Board votes in support of national resolution against putting guns in classrooms.

West Mesa, Atrisco Heritage battle for first place this Friday  KOB 4

With first place in district on the line, the West Mesa High School football team will take Atrisco Heritage this Friday night.

Kids get DWI education  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — West Mesa High students got a first-hand lesson on the consequences of driving while intoxicated recently thanks to a Bernalillo ...

Cheerleader files lawsuit against APS  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Girl says district predicated transfer on promise not to sue.

‘Spreading the STEM gospel’  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — With dozens of brightly colored hot air balloons from the International Balloon Fiesta as a backdrop, students from 26 schools ...

NM natives take on varied roles in the U.S. Navy  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A 2012 West Mesa High School graduate and Albuquerque native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard a unique guided-missile ...

West Mesa wrestling coach Lovato steps aside  ABQ Journal

For years – decades really – it was impossible to talk about West Mesa High School wrestling without talking about Lenny Lovato.

No more 'F' grades allowed for student athletes  KOB 4

Marian Camacho and Kassi Nelson February 13, 2018 04:22 PM. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The New Mexico Activities Association is putting more of a focus on ...

Quarterback gives homecoming crown to friend with autism  KOAT Albuquerque

West Mesa's Homecoming King and varsity quarterback did something unexpected when coronated in front of the whole school. He gave the crown and all ...

Prep basketball: West Mesa girls topple Volcano Vista  Albuquerque Journal

Behind the closed door of the West Mesa High School girls basketball team's locker room, the voices were boisterous. It was obvious that this was not just ...

Led by his faith, former mayor back in Rio Rancho  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO – If you haven't had a dark day – or dark period – in your life, you're one of the lucky ones. Kevin Jackson had a dark period. He served the City of ...

Police name teen killed in head-on crash with deputy  KOAT New Mexico

A 16-year-old died after hitting a Bernalillo County deputy head on around 2 a.m. Saturday.

NM 2nd-highest in teacher turnover  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — 23.2% left jobs from 2011-12 to 2012-13 academic years.

History assignment  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A mother and daughter team from Moriarty High School has been chosen to participate in a historical ...

Ambrose Vigil started MMA with zero training and is now an Amateur National Champion  KRQE News 13

Jackson and Wink Academy was given their 2017 Elite Amateur Fight League National Championship Trophy on Friday. A team of 7 fighters, called the ...

Voices Behind The Vote: Steadfast With Pearce And Guns  KUNM

Gun control is an issue driving at least one local to the polls and to an Albuquerque gun show.

Solar show: Scattered clouds don’t dampen enthusiasm of eclipse watchers and young scientists  Albuquerque Journal

Even though the sun didn't go completely dark, Albuquerque residents were still plenty eager to get a glimpse of Monday's Great American Eclipse, which ...

Larger New Mexico high schools continue to struggle on PARCC  Washington Times

Many high schools in New Mexico's four largest cities continue to struggle with upper-level math and reading tests, according to new results released this week.

Boy loses mother to drive-by shooting  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A 9-year-old boy is grappling with the loss of his mother after she was gunned down this month in SE Albuquerque – and police have ...

71 homicides this year are the most in recent history  Albuquerque Journal

Albuquerque moves past its previous high mark set in 1996.

Still no motive for murders  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Families of teens provide insight into their lives.

For Albuquerque’s Headbanger Mayor, Power Comes in Power Chords  The New York Times

Mayor Tim Keller is making his enthusiastic embrace of heavy metal a signature feature of his administration.

Seven NM teachers named as Golden Apple Award winners  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Golden Apple Awarded to Seven New Mexico Teachers.

190-unit apartments planned along I-25  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Oregon-based company behind the Volcanes Commons apartments on Albuquerque's West Side is now looking to build another ...

New Mexico student's design could be featured on Google's homepage  KRQE News 13

A New Mexico student could soon have his artwork featured on Google's homepage.

Mother assails school’s reaction to KKK photo  Albuquerque Journal

The mother of three students at Volcano Vista High School on Albuquerque's West Side said Thursday that the punishment meted out against two students for ...

APS, UNM Class of 2016 Graduation Schedule  KRQE News 13

Graduation ceremony information for Albuquerque Public Schools and the University of New Mexico.

Volcanes Commons to hold grand opening  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Volcanes Commons, 198-unit apartment project built at a cost of nearly $14 million, will hold a grand opening on Tuesday at noon at ...

Moses named editor of Albuquerque Journal; Walz becomes senior editor  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Albuquerque Journal Publisher W.P. Lang today announced the appointment of Karen Moses as editor of the newspaper beginning ...

Man on life support after vehicle pursued by APD crashes  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — 7 injured when vehicle runs red light; Jeep was stolen at gunpoint the night before, APD says.

Documentary honors life of local drummer Randy Castillo  KRQE News 13

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - A new documentary, "The Life, Blood, and Rhythm of Randy Castillo," is premiering at the KiMo Theater on Thursday. Famous local ...

Matthew Barstow: Leading in new ways  Albuquerque Journal

Local CEO took the long road to leadership At first glance, Matthew Barstow may not seem like a perfect fit as the CEO and team leader for three of…

Accused driver in fatal crash charged  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The 18-year-old accused of leading police on a cross-city chase before causing a deadly wreck early Saturday is now facing multiple ...

NM students headed to history competition  Albuquerque Journal

Exhibit one of many from NM headed to national competition.

Documentary profiles drummer Randy Castillo  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Randy Castillo is a legendary drummer who found himself touring with Ozzy Osborne, Mötley Crüe and Lita Ford in the 1980s and ...

Crime top issue for District 5 candidates  Albuquerque Journal

Two political veterans and a newcomer to city government are vying for an open Distric ...

School of Dreams Academy students win state robotics competition  Valencia County News Bulletin

LOS LUNAS—School of Dreams Academy students recently became state champions in the VEX robotics and SeaPerch aquatic robotics competitions.

Arroyo Vista apartments take shape at I-25 and Montgomery  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A Portland, Ore-based developer has begun construction of a 190-unit apartment complex on a formerly vacant site near Interstate 25 ...

50 years of support for special-needs kids  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Carrie Tingley Hospital Foundation helps children and their families.

New Mexico's first-ever Marshall-Brennan team competes in DC :: School of Law | The University of New Mexico  UNM School of Law News

A transformational experience for law school coaches and high school students on New Mexico's team. Marshall Brennan. Professor Yael Cannon (far right) with ...

Head injuries are concerns for former Lobos/ex-NFL players  Albuquerque Journal

Preston Dennard doesn't remember his first NFL reception. He can't recall his first professional TD catch, either. “I'm not sure,” said the ex-University of New ...

ABQ drive-by kills another teen  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Another Albuquerque teenager is dead from gunfire. In the third incident in four months, Albuquerque juveniles were involved in a fatal ...

Not in the Stars: Another head coach quits after 1 week  Rio Rancho Observer

One week after being introduced as the new head coach of the New Mexico Stars — and vowing he'd bring a championship to Rio Rancho — Farasi Norman ...

1966: It was a very good year  Albuquerque Journal

Sheesh! Just what the heck was going on in Albuquerque 50 years ago? In any list of banner years for the city, 1966 would have to be near the top. In just that ...

Francisco 'Paco' Vallejos, 1953-2017: Former Marine 'had an extraordinary light'  Santa Fe New Mexican

Francisco “Paco” Vallejos, whose career took many turns, from U.S. Marine, to Catholic priest, to school counselor, died Jan. 5 at his home in Nambé. He was ...

Council Watch: People of District 5  Weekly Alibi

Here are the two people on the Nov. 14 runoff ballot for City Council District 5.

LAHS Hilltoppers Girls Swimmers Take APS Invitational, Boys Team Places Second  Los Alamos Daily Post

The Los Alamos High School Hilltoppers Swimming and Diving teams traveled Dec. 16 to West Mesa High School in Albuquerque for the APS Mini-Invitational.

Interns receive hands-on experience in tribal and federal Indian law :: School of Law | The University of New Mexico  UNM School of Law News

UNM School of Law's proximity to a number of surrounding tribes and pueblos lends itself to excellent opportunities for students to get hands-on experience in ...

Maternity Leave For Students?  ABQ Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The state Legislature may take up a bill in the next session to allow teens to take maternity leave from school, said the chairman of a ...

For second year in row, Santa Fe High ROTC takes first place in state competition  Santa Fe New Mexican

Santa Fe High School's Naval Junior ROTC program took first place in the state ROTC championship tournament for the second time in a row.

'I think of cops as people who want to kill:' Relatives of the dead revisit Albuquerque police shootings

To say that some relatives of those killed by Albuquerque Police Department officers are skeptical of elected officials, reforms, campaign pledges and the future ...

Española Trio Represents North | Sports  Rio Grande Sun

Three weeks ago, one of the state's best setter-hitter duos was not planning to play another volleyball game. Along with current Española Valley High School ...

All-Star basketball: After trying year, Taos coach leads North to 104-61 win over South  Santa Fe New

The North completed a sweep of this weekend's Class AA-AAA all-star events held in Albuquerque with a pair of impressive wins on the basketball court on ...

Fischmann challenges Jones in contentious PRC race  Las Cruces Sun-News

LAS CRUCES - Steve Fischmann has been a vocal opponent of the Public Regulation Commission for some time. And so, it is not surprising that his race ...

Women now make up 10% of sworn personnel in BCSO  ABQ Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Women now constitute 10 percent of sworn personnel in the force, or 31 people.

USS Albuquerque decommissioning  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Journal reporter gets to hitch a ride on submarine before it goes to ship graveyard for good.

New Mexican swings into new Tarzan show  Albuquerque Journal

New Mexico native Maria Herrera will participate in the Discovery Channel's “American Tarzan.” (Courtesy of On a remote Caribbean island, ...

Voting at a healthy clip in NM primary election  Albuquerque Journal

Rick Work casts his ballot in the New Mexico primary. Word and others are voting at Aspen Community Magnet School in Santa Fe, Tuesday June 7, 2016.

Tessa Snyder of Los Alamos Receives $25000 Scholarship  Los Alamos Daily Post

ALBUQUERQUE – The New Mexico Leadership Institute will present 29 college-bound students with $25,000 scholarships during a banquet June 28 to ...

Meet Your Recruiter | Admission | Eastern New Mexico University  ENMU News Releases

We're here for you. Your personal admission representative can answer your questions, offer advice and guide you through the admission process.

Brother suspected in stabbing has history of mental illness  KOAT Albuquerque

Authorities have released new details after a brother admitted to stabbing his sister to death. Joseph Valverde, 21, is behind bars after being accused of killing ...

The Obsessions of Jon Jones  Bleacher Report

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — It's 8:45 in the morning, and I'm standing in the lobby of the famed Jackson/Winkeljohn Mixed Martial Arts gym. Photos of the gym's ...

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