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Winter Storm Warning until TUE 5:00 PM MST

This Z remains in effect until 5:00 pm Tuesday for Upper Rio Grande Valley, NM


Costs of security measures around Roundhouse uncertain

City and state officials say they don't have a final estimate on what added security measures near the state Capitol will cost. Read more


Session to begin against bizarre backdrop

The 2021 legislative session begins Tuesday (Jan. 19) at noon, against a bizarre backdrop that's never been contemplated, much less seen. Read more


Capitol riot a stark reminder of racial divide

When Doris Fields reflects on the racial divide in the U.S. over the past four years, it underscores for her what has happened over the pas… Read more



UNM Football: Lobos’ lineman receives service award

Teton Saltes’ life has always been about breaking down barriers and helping others do the same.

Thursday night (Jan. 7) before a nationally televised audience, he was named the 2020 winner of the Wuerffel Trophy, an award given to the top college football player who exemplifies excellence in the classroom and outstanding commitment to community service. Read more


Trout, perch and pike fishing good to very good at Eagle Nest Lake

This fishing report, provided by Dustin Berg and Go Unlimited (supporting disabled anglers) and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers as of Tuesday (Jan. 12). Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Read more


New Mexico Activities Association Marquez 'hopeful' for prep sports return

Sally Marquez, executive director of the New Mexico Activities Association, answered questions Monday (Jan. 11) about the return to athletics and activities for the 2020-2021 school year. Here is this week's interview. Read more



Editorial: What should our local taxes pay for?

Decent roads without potholes for sure. Good schools, well-kept parks and great libraries, yes. And of course, decent pay for the hard-work… Read more


Column; Bad behaviors

Your opening statement of "Wow!" says it all, as our country and the world witnessed malicious and deadly behavior in Washington, D.C., where people breached the Capitol, trespassing into the building and defying the law. A breach on the Capitol last happened in 1814 by British troops, not United States citizens. I am aware that malicious behavior such as this happens, too often, in many forms throughout the world and in the U.S. Read more


Column: Hope and change are in the air

As we view our world, we see some new signs of hope. Several vaccines have been miraculously developed in record time and distribution is beginning. There is political change that has reflected an overwhelming number of citizens willing to vote even in the midst of a health crisis.  Read more



Gratitude for the Life of Carolyn (CJ) Johnson

The town of Taos has lost a beloved member of our community. On Friday, January 8th, 2021, Carolyn (CJ) Johnson died at home in Ranchos de Taos after a brief, but intense battle with cancer. She was 75 years old. CJ is survived by her beloved life partner, Ethel Chapel, with whom she found great happiness in her last few years of life. Read more


Gabriel Gonzales, Sr.,

Age 99, of La Placita, New Mexico was peacefully called home to our Heavenly Father on January 7, 2021 after a long and healthy life.  Mr. Gonzales was born on November 30, 1921 in Vadito, New Mexico to Rubel and Evangelina Gonzales. Read more


Kellie Lena (Moffitt) Prindle,

Age 44, passed away December 26, 2020 in Angel Fire, NM. Kellie was born in Stone Mountain, GA September 29, 1976. Kellie was preceded in death by her husband Morgan Prindle in 2019. While attending Lakeland Union High School in Minocqua, WI Kellie was drawn to aviation which led to her earning a private pilot’s license at the age of 18. Read more


Weather Today

Heavy snow night


43° 20°

Windy with snow. Lows overnight in the low 20s.

Cloud Coverage:100%
Wind:E at mph
Chance of Snow:0%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:07:11:47 AM
Sunset:05:13:58 PM

This Week's Forecast

Heavy snow nightMon
98%43° 20°
Heavy snowTue
57%35° 16°
Partly cloudyWed
10%43° 20°
Partly cloudyThu
24%44° 23°
Partly cloudyFri
14%44° 23°
Heavy snow nightSat
33%43° 23°
Freezing rainSun
40%41° 17°