ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s mask and vaccine requirements are drawing more fire from parents and officials as the school year begins and as COVID-19 cases continue to climb despite vaccination efforts.
CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Environmentalists have sued again over an endangered mouse found only in parts of New Mexico and Arizona.
In the latest legal filing, the Center for Biological Diversity and the Maricopa Audubon Society allege that the U.S.
CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Police have identified the body of a man who died after being swept away by floodwaters in Carlsbad.
Police said it’s unclear why 63-year-old John Paul Koch drove past barricades and into rapid moving floodwaters over the roadway Tuesday.
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — A 30-year veteran of the National Park Service will take over as leader of the Natchez Trace Parkway.
National Park Service acting Regional Director Pedro Ramos announced Thursday the appointment of Douglas “Doug” Neighbor as the new superintendent of Natchez Trace Parkway, beginning Aug.
CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — One person was found dead in a vehicle driven into floodwaters that covered a closed road in Carlsbad after heavy rain drenched southeastern New Mexico, authorities said.
The State Police was investigating the Tuesday night incident, news outlets reported.
CARLBAD, N.M. (AP) — U.S. officials are pushing state regulators to clear the way for a new ventilation shaft to be built at the federal government’s nuclear waste repository in southern New Mexico, but watchdog groups say modifying the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant’s permit to allow for the construction could open the door to expansion.
CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Federal wildlife managers are considering offering permits to landowners in the Permian Basin that environmentalists say could further compromise habitat for a rare lizard found only in parts of southeastern New Mexico and West Texas...
CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — A former oil and gas well pad has been converted into a campground for visitors to Carlsbad Caverns National Park and Guadalupe Mountains National Park in New Mexico...
TUCUMCARI, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico district attorney says he was held in contempt of court after he skipped a hearing to follow COVID-19 travel restrictions.
The Albuquerque Journal reports state District Judge Lisa Riley in Carlsbad held Quay County District Attorney Timothy Rose in contempt when he failed to show up to a case 250 miles away.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Western governors are disappointed that the U.S. Department of Energy didn't consult their states' nuclear waste experts before releasing a five-year plan for a nuclear waste facility in New Mexico, the governors say...
CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — A small lizard native to southeast New Mexico is the latest animal to spark a debate between environmentalists, the federal government and oil and gas operators...
CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy has commissioned a national group of scientists to study the viability of diluting surplus weapons-grade plutonium and storing it permanently at the federal government's underground repository in New Mexico.
Experts are painting a dire picture about the impending collapse of a giant cavern under a highway interchange that serves as a gateway to two national parks and the heart of New Mexico's oil and gas country.
CARLSBAD, N.M. Carlsbad Caverns National Park announced it will increase its entrance fee starting Jan. 2 from $10 to $12 per person for ages 16 and older. It is free for ages 15 and under. The entrance fee hasn’t been raised since 2012, a park news release stated.