BLM agrees to lease coal deposit near Grants
The Bureau of Land Management has issued a 640-acre coal lease to develop about 9.2 million tons of recoverable coal adjacent to the El Segundo Mine in McKinley County.
Former mayor feels vindicated in gun flack
As he was saying his good-byes to supporters last month, former Mayor Ray Alborn took a parting shot at his critics, who dogged him after he banned weapons in village public buildings.
Farmington Daily Times
COLUMN: Protecting all of our Omarees isn't just about funding
Sen. Clemente Sanchez wanted to do something about child abuse and its watchdogs in the Children, Youth and Families Department.
Byron's 5pm Forecast 3/1
Significant snowfall is possible for elevations above 7,500 feet with several inches at the lower elevations.
The Daily Lobo
Lottery makes a big difference
The study also found that 56 percent of students who are eligible for Pell Grants and receive the scholarship graduate in six years.
Update on Last Chance Intervention
BASED ORGANIZATION THAT HELPS DRUG ADDICTS RECOVER AND GET BACK ON THEIR FEET. IN THE SPRING, THE GROUP REACHED OUT TO ACTION 7 NEWS FOR HELP TO FIND DRUG ADDICTS IN NEW MEXICO ...PEOPLE THAT WERE DESPERATE TO GET SOBER! WHEN THE GROUP CAME, WE TAGGED ALONG ... AND MET 2 PEOPLE WHO ENDED UP GOING TO REHAB! THIS MORNING, KOAT ACTION 7 NEWS REPORTER ... (more)
In last-minute deal, booze tax to shore up lottery scholarships
SANTA FE >> A last-minute fix to the declining lottery scholarship fund - which provides free tuition to all eligible students in New Mexico - provided plenty of drama on the last day of the legislative session.
Joe's Overnight Weather Forecast February 19th
A HIGH WIND WARNING IN IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM TO 10 AM THURSDAY FOR MUCH OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN NEW MEXICO.
From the Roundhouse: Reaction or Overreaction?
Tuesday night HB 333, nicknamed "Omaree's Law" completed its rapid move through the House with a 52-11 vote.
Las Cruces Sun-News
Lawmakers missing due to illness still collecting payments
Santa Fe New Mexican photo Rep. Phillip Archuleta of Las Cruces, has been absent but excused from the Legislature with health problems.
Byron's Overnight Forecast
Avoid all outdoor burning. Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Las Cruces Sun-News
Editorial: Cut benefits to workers hurt while drunk
On a 4-3 party-line vote, Democrats in the House Labor and Human Resources Committee, led by Speaker of the House Ken Martinez, D-Grants, have blocked a bill by Rep. Dennis Roch, R-Logan, that would have reduced workers' compensation payments for employees who are injured on the job while intoxicated.