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Lockdown lifted at West Mesa High School  KOB

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

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

APS applies for millions in safety upgrades  Albuquerque Journal

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

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 ...

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.

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.

New year's blast  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Third storm packs punch, closes much of ABQ area.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Selfless Seniors improve their communities  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The APS Education Foundation has announced its 2019 Selfless Seniors, who will be honored during a banquet and with a special ...

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.

APS resolves to oppose arming teachers  Albuquerque Journal

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

‘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 ...

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.

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 ...

Zia Wrestler wraps up their combine on Saturday at West Mesa  KRQE News 13

Zia Wrestler prides themselves as being an outlet that gives the most stats and information on wrestling in New Mexico. With this passion for the sport, the ...

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 ...

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 ...

Cheerleader files lawsuit against APS  Albuquerque Journal

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

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.

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 ...

NM 2nd-highest in teacher turnover  Albuquerque Journal

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

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Mother assails school’s reaction to KKK photo  Albuquerque Journal

The doctored photo shows students wearing Klan-inspired hoods.

Crime top issue for District 5 candidates  Albuquerque Journal

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

Seven NM teachers named as Golden Apple Award winners  Albuquerque Journal

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

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.

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

Albuquerque moves past its previous high mark set in 1996.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

NM students headed to history competition  Albuquerque Journal

Exhibit one of many from NM headed to national competition.

50 years of support for special-needs kids  Albuquerque Journal

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

Snow falls on desert cities in Southwest  The Columbian

PHOENIX (AP) — The weather was flipped Wednesday throughout much of the West, with snow falling on cactuses in the Arizona desert and Anchorage seeing ...

It's all about precision for Bloomfield shooter as state competition begins  Farmington Daily Times

Bloomfield High marksman shooter made a strong debut in event last month at PV, looks to build on it Friday in Albuquerque.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Council Watch: People of District 5  Weekly Alibi

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

'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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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

In what has been a heated primary campaign, both sides have accused the other of taking donations in violation of campaign finance laws for PRC races.

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.

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  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.

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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