New Mexico Wavered on Evolution and Climate Change in Science Education

A Roman Catholic pastor, Vincent Paul Chavez, right, protested proposed New Mexico science standards on behalf of the Santa Fe Archdiocese outside a public hearing in Santa Fe on Monday. An apparent attempt to water down language about evolution and climate change in the guidelines for science education in New Mexico met with protests this week at an eventful public hearing at the Public Education Department’s offices in Santa Fe. Hundreds of people — some…

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New Mexico St. rallies to down Georgia Southern 35-27

New Mexico St. rallies to down Georgia Southern 35-27

STATESBORO, Ga. — Tyler Rogers threw for 382 yards and three touchdowns and wide receiver Conner Cramer threw a go-ahead touchdown off a lateral early in the fourth quarter to lead New Mexico State past Georgia Southern 35-27 on Saturday night. Trailing 27-21 to start the fourth quarter, Cramer’s 17-yard scoring toss to Bryce Roberts occurred when the Eagles’ defense got drawn in on the lateral and allowed Roberts to get behind it. Source Article

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Freeze Warning Issued for parts of New Mexico: Info you should know for freeze warnings

Freeze Warning Issued for parts of New Mexico: Info you should know for freeze warnings

A freeze warning has been issued by the National Weather Services for Albuquerque. Strong winds with a cold front are expected Monday and Tuesday, along with freezing temperatures. The first freeze of the season is also expected for central and eastern New Mexico Monday night. The freeze warning is in effect starting 8 p.m. Monday night until 9 a.m. Tuesday morning. Below are some tips and tricks on how to keep your pipes from freezing….

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New Mexico Becomes First College Team To Protest During National Anthem

New Mexico Becomes First College Team To Protest During National Anthem

New Mexico football makes national news for the second week in a row. New Mexico Football Draws National Attention Due to a pregame lightning delay, the National Anthem was postponed to halftime during the Air Force and New Mexico game on Saturday. New Mexico had five players partake in the National Anthem protests that have been seen all over the NFL over the past few weeks. Halftime was reduced to just five minutes because of…

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New Mexico officials fighting monument changes

New Mexico officials fighting monument changes

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Some of New Mexico’s delegation is fighting the possible changes to two of the state’s national monuments. Tuesday Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich along with members of Congress Ben Ray Lujan and Michelle Lujan Grisham sent a letter to White House Chief of Staff John Kelly. They urged him to keep New Mexico’s national monuments the same, saying Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s report had factual errors. Zinke recommended that six…

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Did Gov. Susana Martinez Break SEC Rules In New Mexico Pension Deals?

Did Gov. Susana Martinez Break SEC Rules In New Mexico Pension Deals?

When federal regulators in 2010 instituted new ethics rules to prevent Wall Street executives from using campaign contributions to influence government investments, they pointed to New Mexico as an example of a state mired in pay-to-play practices. Just after those rules were enacted — with New Mexico still reeling from an influence-peddling scandal involving state investments — voters elected a new Republican governor promising a swift crackdown. “Corruption is a crime, not an ethical dilemma,”…

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Jake Roh’s 3 TDs lead Boise State past New Mexico

Jake Roh’s 3 TDs lead Boise State past New Mexico

BOISE- Jake Roh caught two touchdown passes and took a direct snap for a 6-yard TD run, and Boise State pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat New Mexico 28-14 on Thursday night in the Mountain West Conference opener for both teams. Playing five days after losing a triple-overtime heartbreaker at Washington State, the Broncos (2-1) used two big special teams plays early in the fourth quarter to setup Roh’s touchdown run that finally…

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New Mexico files suit against opioid makers, wholesalers

New Mexico files suit against opioid makers, wholesalers

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico attorney general’s office has filed a lawsuit accusing major manufacturers and distributors of prescription opioid medication of exacerbating the state’s drug addiction crisis. Attorney General Hector Balderas on Thursday announced the filing of the lawsuit in state district court against five of the nation’s largest opioid manufacturers and three major wholesale distributors. The suit accuses opioid manufacturers of aggressively pushing highly addictive and dangerous drugs and falsely…

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New Mexico State’s Jaleel Scott Makes Incredible 1-Handed TD Catch

New Mexico State’s Jaleel Scott Makes Incredible 1-Handed TD Catch

It’s only August 31, but New Mexico State wide receiver Jaleel Scott may have already made the offensive play of the college football season. Roughly four minutes into the second quarter of Thursday’s game versus the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium, Aggies quarterback Tyler Rogers lofted a pass toward the corner of the end zone. Scott positioned himself in front of a defender and made an acrobatic one-handed catch before planting a…

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The State Of New Mexico

The State Of New Mexico

Admitted to the United States on January 6, 1912, New Mexico is the 47th state. It’s long been considered a Mountain State and if the fifth largest sized state when compared to the other states, however, it’s far less densely populated. Long inhabited by Native Americans, it was colonized by Spanish in 1598 and considered to be one of the Imperial Spanish Viceroyalty in New Spain. At one point in time, it was part of…

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