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Postal Service: Pie Town Will Keep Full Postal Services. The Postal Service is providing assurances that it is committed to providing full services in Pie Town, a tiny western New Mexico community where the current post office is closing. April 18, 2018, at 4:33 p.m.. Postal Service: Pie Town Will Keep Full Postal Services.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jeff Apodaca on Thursday called for the expansion of New Mexico's medical marijuana program and for legalization of ... Cervantes recently lauded efforts at the local level by the state's largest city — Albuquerque — to decriminalize possession of small amounts.

Welcome back. The annual Western Heritage Awards held at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City lived up to the tradition of past years with another top-of-the-line event last Friday and Saturday. Here's a quick rundown: Masters of Ceremonies Katherine Ross and her ...
Steve Pearce sent a letter to postal officials, asking that a permanent post office be kept open in Pie Town. The service recently announced that beginning April 27 the post office would be closed due to the conditions of the building. Until centralized mailboxes and a new modular building are installed, ...
"It's a form of ancestral discrimination," John Ramon Vigil said, a city council member who unsuccessfully voted to block the new appointments to the fiesta's organizing committee and sees no need for change. "We're not proud of what happened and transpired at Acoma, but I think we need to recognize the ...
The largest fire, located about 110 miles (180 kilometers) northwest of Oklahoma City, has burned about 409 square miles (1,059 sq. kilometers) and is 3 percent contained. Firefighters are making more progress at another fire near Woodward, about 125 miles (201 kilometers) northwest of Oklahoma City.

Government officials in New Mexico mourned Riordan's death. "This is a tremendous and tragic loss for Jennifer's family and many others throughout our city," Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller said in a statement. "Her leadership and philanthropic efforts made this a better place every day and she will be ...
Hillsboro and Kingston, tiny mountain towns on the edge of the Gila National Forest in southern New Mexico, have a rare quality. It comes from the night skies. The stars shine bright at this elevation. The nearest city lights are 31 miles from Hillsboro, in Truth or Consequences. It comes from the mountains ...
The 19th annual Cabalgata Binacional (Cavalry) was greeted in the village of Columbus – just three miles north of the border – on the U.S. side by ... a two-week stretch to reach Columbus – the site of the Mexican revolutionary general Francisco “Pancho” Villa's raid on the border town on March 9, 1916.
The facility will be located in New Mexico and would store slightly used nuclear fuel until a final disposal facility is built — or until we build our new fast reactors that will burn it like Bill Gates is developing, or we recycle it into new fuel. Fuel usually spends five years in the reactor, using up only 5 percent of its ...

Residents of a New Mexico Hispanic village near the site of the world's first atomic bomb test want to share their stories with Congress about health ... near the Trinity Test site weren't told it had involved an atomic weapon until the U.S. dropped bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and ...
The first day of U.S. Senate candidate Mick Rich's five-day "Hard Hat Town Hall Tour" ended in Carlsbad Monday with discussions on education, immigration, U.S. Highway 285 and mental health. Rich is the Republican candidate nominee, vying for the seat now held by Democratic Sen. Martin Heinrich.
Publishing entrepreneur Alan Webber has been elected mayor of New Mexico's state capital city. City Clerk Yolanda Vigil announced Tuesday that Webber won a majority of ballots after four elimination rounds in the city's first election by ranked choice voting. Webber, the founder of Fast Company ...
Officials in Hagerman, a town in southeastern New Mexico, announced Thursday on Facebook that the town is being overrun by skunks. Traps are being set up to capture the skunks and humanely remove them from the area. A town ordinance has been issued, requiring residents to keep their animals ...
City Councilors in Albuquerque, New Mexico have introduced a proposal to decriminalize cannabis possession of an ounce or less, the Associated Press reports. The measure would reduce penalties to $25 dollars and no jail time. Under current laws for the state's largest city, police can issue $50 fines for ...
The proposed change —which still must go before the City Council and mayor for approval — would add Albuquerque to a growing list of municipalities that have decriminalized possessing cannabis in small amounts, including Orlando and Pittsburgh. Nine states and Washington, D.C, have already ...
New Mexico police are trapping and relocating skunks that are stinking up the town of Hagerman. Skunks are emerging from hibernation early, thanks to a mild winter, KRQE-TV reported. Police have received multiple calls about the skunks creating a hazard in the Hagerman area. “What we're going to be ...


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