Greg Mello, who heads the Los Alamos Study Group, has blamed U.S. foreign policy for goading Russia into invading its much smaller neighbor and thinks it's time for U.S. and Ukrainian leaders to do whatever it takes to restore peace in the region.

Outings into the expansive backcountry of Valles Caldera National Preserve will require more forethought this year as the National Park Service site implements a new o…

In New Mexico, 43,000 people over age 65 are living with the disease, according to the state chapter of the national nonprofit Alzheimer's Association. By 2025, that number is expected to rise to 53,000.

On Oct. 22, 1913, an explosion killed 263 miners in the second-most lethal mining accident in American history. Incredibly, almost 10 years later, on Feb. 2, 1923, history repeated itself — 120 of Dawson's miners perished in yet another explosion.

"We're trying to understand more about this reburning phenomenon," said Los Alamos lab scientist Kurt Solander, a hydrologist and the paper's lead author. "What are the main causes, and how much of a problem it is in different areas throughout the West."

Nicholas Hart, an Albuquerque lawyer who is representing New Mexico In Depth, said the requests were not limited to information on legislation but were “pretty broad,” seeking information about the state’s position on certain policies related to alcohol abuse and addiction.

During the nine-day art and culture celebration, attendees can experience a number of live performances, including comedy shows, classical music ensembles and educational showcases.

Members of the House Commerce and Economic Development Committee unanimously approved House Bill 234, which would create new crimes of robbery for shoplifters using guns and allow stricter penalties for different shoplifting crimes committed within a 90-day period, among other measures.

The Albuquerque Police Department is making no apologies for official tweets that have been criticized as inappropriate. Most of the questionable tweets were in response to a major local landlord, who tweeted about crime and homelessness in downtown. KOAT-TV reports the department’s Twitter account gave responses such as “Calling out your b.s. is public service.” Police Chief Harold Medina says the department will “push back” on social media when it comes to misinformation and cyberbullying. Two city councilors who also are former police officers want the tweets toned down. The Twitter controversy comes as the department revises its use-of-force policies.

Advocates say the goal of "local choice energy" is to give communities the option to generate their own renewable electricity, but utilities warn it could derail the state's green energy transition.

Applicants, who must live within 50 miles of Santa Fe and must provide documents that provide proof of their identity, are considered without regard to race, age, ethnicity, gender identity or sexual orientation.

Finley Johnston, right, Leyana Tercero, second from right, and other performers with the National Dance Institute of New Mexico perform Wednesday to the song "Route 66…

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