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Santa Fe Catholics celebrate final Mass before in-person services suspended

Citing the public health crisis, Archbishop John C. Wester said in-person Mass would be suspended in accordance with the Catholic faith's concern for the protection of human life. Read more

New Mexico restaurants now keep logs of customers

Last week, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced new restrictions requiring the three-week record for contact-tracing purposes. Read more


No state politician likely to match Rep. Salazar's longevity

Salazar, who died last week at 91, served for 46 years, which made him one of the longest-serving state legislators in America. Read more

Crews begin to contain Luna Fire burning near Taos

Around 290 firefighters were working to keep the flames from moving farther into nearby canyons, "and we've been very successful so far in doing that," said Alex McBath, operations section chief for the fire management team. Read more

New Mexico reports 828 new infections, a near record

Doña Ana County had the most new cases Saturday with 206, while Santa Fe County had 38, according to the state Department of Health. Read more

Navajo Nation: No new COVID-19 deaths for 5th day in row

Navajo Nation health officials reported 64 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 but no additional deaths… Read more


Spanish cultural group stands up for heritage

Union Protectiva de Santa Fe, a normally quiet fraternal organization with deep ties in the city, says it's in a battle to protect  Spanish traditions under attack  Read more


Police video captures chaos before obelisk takedown on Plaza

Protesters used materials the city of Santa Fe was using to safeguard the obelisk to tear it down, according to surveillance video. Read more


Rehab center proposed near Santa Fe faces opposition

Neighbors say facility for women could bring safety, water concerns to area Read more


Longtime Northern New Mexico legislator recalled as mentor by many

The Ohkay Owingeh lawmaker served in the Legislature for 46 years before announcing his intention to retire in 2017; he died Friday at 91. Read more


Don't like a political sign? Get your own

This election season, all corners of the state are reporting trouble, with one guy in Albuquerque taking sign removal in a whole new direction. Read more

Damage will remain even after Trump's gone

Here is what Col. Ethan Allen, leader of the Green Mountain Boys, wrote in his narrative at the end of the American Revolution in 1779: “Vi… Read more



Kershaw stops steal of home, hands Dodgers 3-2 Series lead

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'New math' on virus may not add up for Lobos

We know that Saturday was supposed to be the University of New Mexico’s football opener. Read more

Nation and World

Black D.C. archbishop's rise to cardinal marks a historic moment

Wilton Gregory’s ascension, announced Sunday by Pope Francis alongside 12 other new cardinals, elevates a leader who has drawn praise for his handling of the sexual abuse scandal that has roiled the church. Read more

Power cut to 117,000 customers as California faces fire risk

More than 1 million people could be affected by planned outages as California braces for a return of gusty winds and bone-dry weather that carry the threat of downing or fouling power lines or other equipment, which in recent years have been blamed for igniting massive and deadly blazes. Read more