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  1. Grocery store loses power after failed copper theft attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The only grocery store in Placitas is out thousands of dollars after thieves broke in earlier this week looking for copper. Those thieves didn't get away with what they were looking for, but they managed to briefly put the store out of business.


  2. A professor's lament over EPA's PruittRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 1 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    ... raises the specter of regression to the Dark Ages' reliance on the shaman and the soothsayer. Rex J. Zedalis is a Placitas resident in his 37th year as a faculty member at the University of Tulsa Law School, who during that time has served as ...


  3. Turn On, Tune In, Act Up, storytelling project was held at WNMU 's Miller Library 102517Read the original story

    Monday Oct 30 | The Grant County Beat

    Turn On, Tune In, Act Up, the community storytelling project presented by the New Mexico History Museum Palace of the Governors and Viewpoint Productions, came to WNMU's Miller Library on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. Judy Goldberg, co-facilitator of the project, opened the panel-style presentation and explained that Silver City was one of only five communities chosen, along with Las Vegas, Taos, Dixon, and Placitas.


  4. Albuquerque Realtor Jim Sutton Commemorates 20th AnniversaryRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2017 | PRWeb

    ... Green Designated. Although specializing in the Albuquerque metropolitan area, he has helped buyers and sellers from Placitas and Belen to Rio Rancho and Edgewood. "I was referred to Mr. Sutton by three different people, all of whom extolled his ...


  5. Photo Story: Art festival brings together CO and NMRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | The Daily Lobo

    ... is one of seven plazas built in the area after 1849. Six plazas were connected to it: del Media, de los Manzanares, Placitas de los Madriles, de los Cordovas, de Chalifu and de Poleo. Of the original seven plazas, Plaza de Arriba is still intact and ...


  6. Women killed when sheriff's deputy backed into her was helping to investigate burglary, neighbors sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Witnesses tell KOB a 68-year-old Placitas woman was just trying to be a good neighbor when she was inadvertently killed by a Sandoval County sheriff's deputy on Thursday. It happened as deputies were investigating a burglary.


  7. Sandoval Sheriff's deputy fatally strikes woman with truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | Seattle Times

    ... alarm and got into his marked department truck. As he backed out of the house, he struck Linda Baragiola of Placitas and ran her over with the truck's back tire. New Mexico State Police say Baragiola was standing behind the deputy's truck and was ...


  8. Rosealia LordRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | Times Observer

    ... New Mexico, her daughters Molly Lord, Rio Rancho, NM, Rachel Lee (Michael) Kohlwey, Germany, Heidi Tahquechi, Placitas, NM, her granddaughters Casie Walters, Morganna Lord and her step grandchildren Starla Tahquechi and Gordon Tahquechi. In lieu of ...


  9. 25 hippies and a fire truck: Winnie Maggiore reflects on 44 years in EMSRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | EMS1

    ... from national park to national park. New Mexico caught my eye and I never came back." Maggiore joined a commune in Placitas, just outside Albuquerque, where organized firefighting and EMS were foreign concepts. "It was a very rural area," Maggiore ...


  10. Big crowds, big buys, big fun at Ruidoso's ArtaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | Ruidoso News

    ... Mixed Media, Patty OConnor, Santa Fe; Ceramic, Paul Ule, Smithville, Texas; Watercolor, Michael McCullough, Placitas; Fiber, Sue Orchant, Albuquerque; Acrylic/Oil, Darian Bogart, Pueblo West, Colo.; and Pastels, Candy Mayer, El Paso, Texas. Best in ...


  11. Hatch-area flooding prompts evacuation of 40 residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... Backhoe and other heavy equipment operators have been working since 3:22 a.m. to shore up the banks of the Placitas and Rincon arroyos. At 3:58 a.m., Zia Gas crews responded to a leaking gas main on N.M. 185 at El Colorado Road. Supply to the line ...


  12. Suspect in fatal vehicle crash expected in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2017 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Police say Elexus Groves admitted to being behind the wheel of a stolen van that hit and killed a mother and daughter while fleeing from police earlier this year. She's also accused of trying to run over a deputy after a night of stealing mail in Placitas months before that.


  13. Safety conditions questioned after men rescued from Placitas gravel pitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Days after dozens of first responders rescued four men trapped in a mountain of gravel at a worksite in Placitas, KOB met with a family about what really happened that night. Family members of one of those men said their 61-year-old dad is a hard worker who has been with the company for 30 years.


  14. Sandoval County Fire searching for three lost hikers in PlacitasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | KRQE Albuquerque

    According to SCFD, they have a GPS location of the hikers, but it's just a matter of getting to them. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover.


  15. County officials searching for missing hikers in PlacitasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    County authorities are currently working to locate three hikers who are missing and in distress somewhere near Tunnel Springs Road in Placitas, according to Sandoval County Fire Chief James Maxon. One of the hikers called 911 and provided a location, but Maxon said it would take some time to reach them.


  16. Crews rescue 4 workers trapped in gravel pit near PlacitasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Crews rescued four workers who became trapped in a gravel pit near Placitas as they were trying to fix equipment. KOB-TV reported that the men were brought to hospitals Thursday night after gravel caved in on two men at the La Farge mine.


  17. Federal investigation underway after gravel pit collapsed on four workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | KRQE Albuquerque

    ... Fire Chief James Maxon said. Vulcan Materials Company responded to an incident involving four employees at our Placitas, New Mexico facility, which occurred yesterday (June 29, 2017) at approximately 5:00 PM local time. We are grateful to report ...


  18. 'A very rare call': Crews think quickly to rescue trapped workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    ... were able to get everybody out. Vulcan Materials Company responded to an incident involving four employees at our Placitas, New Mexico facility, which occurred yesterday (June 29, 2017) at approximately 5:00 PM local time. We are grateful to report ...


  19. June 30th Morning Rush: Gravel pit collapse in Placitas leaves four men hospitalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | KRQE Albuquerque

    1. All four men trapped in a collapsed gravel pit in Placitas are waking up in the hospital. Late Thursday night crews rescued the remaining two workers. The Sandoval County Fire Chief says it happened at about 5:30 p.m. at the Lafarge Gravel Mine. ...


  20. 4 rescued after being trapped in a New Mexico gravel pitRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Sandoval County Fire Department Chief James Maxon said the four were trapped Thursday afternoon near the town of Placitas. He says two were rescued by 8 p.m. and transported to a hospital.


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