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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 NMPolitics.net
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 Religym.org). 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 Mexican.com
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 ...
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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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