The Affordable Housing Department's budget will increase by around $4.7 million, or 155.5 percent compared to the previous fiscal year.
Life support for Clayton and other small towns in Eastern New Mexico may soon be coming from an unlikely source: marijuana.
"The constant financial stress on top of having to work to support them and find child care and then go to school so that you can get a better job is so hard, especially on single mothers," said Sabrina Varela, 28.
The suspected shooter was the boyfriend of a female victim at the party attended by friends, family and children. He walked inside and opened fire before shooting himself, police said.
Court filings allege school officials failed to prevent abuse and retaliated against people who reported misconduct.
Violet Crown reopened to the general public Friday — the first cinema in town to do so.
Voting is happening right now in the special election to fill the 1st Congressional District vacancy, although the election doesn’t take place until June 1.
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