Tuesday, September 26, 2023

New Mexico Gas Company Angles for Rate Increase

Keeping warm in the winter, having hot water and, for some, cooking might cost a bit more next year if the New Mexico Gas Company has its way. The natural gas provider announced earlier …

Edgewood's Taylor White Earns NM State Fair Queen Sash

The East Mountains has someone for us all to be especially proud of this year, and going into the next, with Edgewood’s Taylor White being declared the 2024 New Mexico State Fair Queen.

East Mountain Student Killed in Single-Vehicle Accident

An East Mountain High School junior was killed last week in a rollover accident in Edgewood. Nolan Boyd, 16, was a passenger in a 2016 Jeep Patriot that rolled over near the intersection …

Water on the Way -- Eventually -- for McIntosh Residents

The water woes that have been plaguing more than 150 McIntosh residents is being addressed by Torrance County. The days of hauling water may not yet be over, said Torrance County …

Moriarty-Area Murder Suspect Arrested in Albuquerque

A man wanted in connection with a Moriarty-area murder earlier in the month has been arrested.

The closed Sedillo Ridge Open Space area -- as well as other issues involving public lands within the East Mountain’s portion of Bernalillo County -- will be the topic of a series of public-input meetings to discuss the area’s future.

Ever want to swagger through the swinging saloon doors in some dusty Western town, stare down the villain in the black hat, sidle up to the long bar and tell the barkeep, “Whiskey – neat, and leave the bottle.”

Torrance County
Man Wanted in Estancia Shooting Incident
Jeremiah Sanders is wanted in connection with a shooting that occurred on the morning of Sept. 20. Deputies from the Torrance County Sheriff’s Office were called to investigate a shooting …

A lightning-sparked fire continues to burn within the Gallinas Unit of the Mountainair Ranger District.

The Buford Fire about 12 miles west of the Corona and a mile north of the Gallinas Lookout has scorched nearly five acres as crews work use a confine and contain strategy on it.

Moriarty It doesn’t take much poking around the box score to see what went wrong for the Pintos last week against Bernalillo, ruining their undefeated season. The Spartans recorded …

The reverberations from Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s move last week to suspend open carry and concealed carry gun laws within Albuquerque and Bernalillo County for 30 days continued this week through the country, the state and even the local areas.

A roundup and look ahead for the area's prep football teams.

Rodeos are a big thing in the East Mountains, but the Edgewood Lion’s Club is trying to put a new spin on the tradition.

Coming up Sept. 30, the Edgewood Lions Club’s Second Annual Bicycle Rodeo will feature match area riders competing to be the fastest on two wheels.

It's that time of the year again. The Pinto Bean Fiesta is right around the corner and it is set to be a full day of fun for local folks. The Fiesta originally started in the …

The Torrance County Detention Facility in Estancia is once again drawing fire from advocacy groups, legal organizations and activists who looking at shutting the privately run prison down.

Nick Martin Invite challenges high school runners.
East Mountains
Bernalillo County

Gov's Public Health Order Isn’t Only About Guns

Update: As rain turned to hail on the windows of a courtroom in Albuquerque on Wednesday, Sept. 13, a federal judge told a tense and silent audience that he decided to temporarily suspend public …

Rep. Lord Calls for Governor's Impeachment

The ramifications and reactions to Gov. Michael Lujan Grisham’s move Friday to suspend open carry and concealed carry gun laws within Albuquerque and Bernalillo County were quick and extreme.

Edgewood Commissioner/Mayor Rescinds Candidacy

Embattled Edgewood Mayor Audrey Jarmaillo, who was recently ousted from her position with the gavel – the legality of which still remains in question – has withdrawn her candidacy for a return to …
Just outside Albuquerque’s city limits lies a stretch of highway that offers nearly year-round stunning views and for two weekends in September art collectors—or just art lovers—can enjoy the …

An East Mountains land owner found a 50-pound box of dynamite on his property recently and called in the Albuquerque Police bomb squad to handle the issue.

Grateful Dead Festival coming up in Madrid.

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Another one of those state ranking lists came out this month. It was one I felt sure New Mexico would finally do well on: Happiness. For all the ills that beset our state, the people who live in New …