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First-year teachers receive inaugural awards in honor of late Taft Middle School teacher  KRQE News 13

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – First-year teachers in New Mexico are getting a helping hand in the classroom this year, receiving $500 to help get the school ...

West Mesa HS lifts shelter-in-place  KRQE News 13

A shelter in place has been lifted at an Albuquerque-area high school Friday.

Police: 2 adults fighting caused lockdown at West Mesa High School  KRQE News 13

A fight between two adults spilled onto the West Mesa High School campus Tuesday afternoon, causing a school lockdown.

West Mesa celebrates girls basketball state championship  KOB

West Mesa High School celebrated their state basketball championship Monday.

Prep basketball: West Mesa guards take over in 63-51 victory  Albuquerque Journal

A week ahead of a hugely important road trip, the West Mesa High School girls basketball team earned its first statement win of the 2018-19 season.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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 students see costs of drunken driving  Albuquerque Journal

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

APS’ Selfless Seniors 2019 to be honored  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The APS Foundation's Selfless Seniors program — now in its 11th year — aims to shine a spotlight on students who have worked to ...

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 ...

Vet Mustangs are going to be tough to beat in 5A  Albuquerque Journal

Will this be a truly magical season for the West Mesa High School girls basketball program? Mustangs coach Manny Otero isn't ready to even whisper about ...

APS celebrates West Mesa work  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Steel beams are rising into the sky at West Mesa High School – the beginnings of an $18.8 million project to replace an aging ...

ABQ weather-related closures, fatal wreck reported  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Editor's note: The Journal is expecting delivery delays due to road conditions, according to Robert Rivera, circulation director of ...

APS Class of 2019 Graduation Schedule  KRQE News 13

Graduation ceremonies for most Albuquerque Public Schools students are set for the week of May 13.

Prep wrestling: Volcano Vista edges La Cueva, wins APS Invite  Albuquerque Journal

With four champions, including one of the event's most outstanding wrestlers, Volcano Vista won Saturday afternoon's Albuquerque Public Schools Invitational at ...

Saluting local teachers for Teacher Appreciation Week  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — To salute area teachers for Teacher Appreciation Week last week, the Rio Rancho Observer asked administrators at the city's two largest ...

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 ...

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 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.

Bill may dash inmate hopes at Albuquerque charter school  Santa Fe New Mexican

ALBUQUERQUE — Nobody has to be in Leilani Maldonado's life skills class. The women housed in the F-unit at the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention ...

Hispano Chamber gala will honor NM musicians  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — “The Voice” winner Chevel Shepherd crowns the program at this year's “La Noche Encantada,” the Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of ...

APS applies for millions in safety upgrades  Albuquerque Journal

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

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 ...

MMA fighter who found redemption now helping others  KOAT New Mexico

Gym reaching out to people who have history of addiction.

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.

Active learning at STEM event  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Elementary, middle and high school students from 10 schools met earlier this month at West Mesa High ...

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.

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 ...

NM 2nd-highest in teacher turnover  Albuquerque Journal

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

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.

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 ...

School construction pulling double duty  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Building projects not only result in a better learning environment, they also create lots of jobs.

New APS head names two for executive posts  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Albuquerque Public Schools Superintendent Luis Valentino has added two new members to his administrative team – including the ...

Lobo fan breaks foot in fall from suite in Pit  Albuquerque Journal

He just wanted a picture with his son at their first Lobo basketball game together. Yo ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

Albuquerque moves past its previous high mark set in 1996.

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 ...

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 ...

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

This car was hit early Saturday by a Jeep during a police chase. Officers said the Jeep had been stolen at gunpoint. (KOAT-TV). D'Markus Blea was on life ...

A quick ascension  Albuquerque Journal

Centennial High has made the leap to No. 1 in Class 5A in its third season of varsity ball.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Seven NM teachers named as Golden Apple Award winners  Albuquerque Journal

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

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.

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…

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

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — Kevin Jackson turns his dark period into light for those in need.

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 ...

Crime top issue for District 5 candidates  Albuquerque Journal

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

Interns receive hands-on experience in tribal and federal Indian law  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 ...

Albuquerque native’s successful first book, ‘Love Letters to the Dead,’ to become a movie  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — How do you honor your dreams and still make a living in reality?

'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 ...

Council Watch: People of District 5  Weekly Alibi

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

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.

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 ...

New Mexico grades most Santa Fe schools D or F  Santa Fe New Mexican

More than half of Santa Fe's public schools received D's or F's in statewide ratings this year, leading New Mexico Public Education Secretary-designate ...

District 3 race will add a new face to City Council  ABQ Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Oct. 8 election will cure one City Council oddity: No councilor lives within District 3 at the m ...

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.

UFC ranks Jon Jones' greatest victories  Press & Sun-Bulletin

With Jon Jones set to defend his light heavyweight championship next week against Daniel Cormier, the Ultimate Fighting Championship released a video ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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, ...

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.

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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