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

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

Lockdown lifted at West Mesa High School  KOB

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

Craft Fair at West Mesa High School, Albuquerque  Weekly Alibi

West Mesa High School 1st Annual craft fair! Over 40 unique vendors music and food! Admission is free and it is benefiting West Mesa Band program. It will be ...

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.

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 ...

West Mesa, St. Pius win in district semis  Albuquerque Journal

Carter's 30 points spark Eldorado boys past Farmington in 2-5A semi.

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 hoops: Sentimental sendoffs for West Mesa girls, St. Pius’ Segura  Albuquerque Journal

Saturday was a celebration of the outstanding careers of Maiah Rivas and Esperanza Varoz. It was also a reminder of how quickly time can pass, even for ...

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 ...

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 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.

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 ...

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.

APS’ Selfless Seniors 2019 to be honored  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Each year, the APS Education Foundation recognizes high school seniors who have selflessly given back to their schools and ...

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 ...

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 ...

APS applies for millions in safety upgrades  Albuquerque Journal

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

MMA fighter who found redemption now helping others  KOAT New Mexico

Gym reaching out to people who have history of addiction.

The Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project: Creating a pipeline from high school to law school :: School of Law | The University of New Mexico  UNM School of Law News

Teenagers from across Albuquerque competed against one another in the annual Marshall-Brennan High School Regional Moot Court Competition at the UNM ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

‘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 ...

APS resolves to oppose arming teachers  Albuquerque Journal

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

Cheerleader files lawsuit against APS  Albuquerque Journal

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

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 ...

Legislative roundup, March 1, 2019 | Legislature | New Mexico Legislative Session  Santa Fe New Mexican

Days remaining in the session: 15. Lab taxes: Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Thursday signed Senate Bill 11, which would allow the state to maintain its tax ...

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

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.

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 ...

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.

Mother assails school’s reaction to KKK photo  Albuquerque Journal

The doctored photo shows students wearing Klan-inspired hoods.

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 ...

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 ...

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

Albuquerque moves past its previous high mark set in 1996.

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

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — Exhibit one of many from NM headed to national competition.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Council Watch: People of District 5  Weekly Alibi

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

Crime top issue for District 5 candidates  Albuquerque Journal

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

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 ...

State Auditor (R) — Robert J. Aragon  Albuquerque Journal


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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Opponents in City Council race differ on crime prevention  Albuquerque Journal

District 5 voters have a stark choice in the City Council runoff election Nov. 5 between a longtime ...

'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 ...

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…

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Quarterback gives homecoming crown to friend with autism  KCCI Des Moines

A quarterback named homecoming king says he's giving his crown to someone who is more deserving -- a friend who has special needs. West Mesa High ...

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.

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, ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Web Feature: Students seek Gay-Straight Alliance in Clovis  Weekly Alibi

Starting a new club at Clovis High School is usually a routine process: Fill out forms, get approval from the administration, find members and establish meetings.

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.

Meet Your Recruiter | Admission  ENMU News Releases

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