- Albuquerque welcomed Thanksgiving with its annual Turkey Trot
Albuquerque hosted its annual Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning.
- ASUNM 59th Craft Fair: A showcase of local artistry and community involvement
The 59th Annual ASUNM Craft Fair showcased handmade art and wares by over 70 local artists.
- Military night sees success despite Lobos conference woes
Despite the University of New Mexico conference loss, fans celebrated ‘military appreciation’ at game in early November.
- Sandhill Cranes make their return to Albuquerque
This December, look out for 34th annual Festival of the Cranes. Beautiful birds will come to New Mexico this winter to seek warmth.
- Should New Mexicans care about Presidential Debates?
The political atmosphere is heating up as local politicians, political science professors, and students react to the nuances of presidential debates.
- Two sides of a gun
In a time when kids can buy semi-automatics on Snapchat, two beloved sons start shooting. And two families are torn apart.
- Gateway Center partly open for winter shelter
The Gateway Center in Albuquerque is supposed to be a wide funnel for people who need housing and other health and social services. Skye McMillon found the place is only partially open as winter weather begins blowing into town.
- Another retail blow to Southeast ABQ
Southeast Albuquerque loses another retail tenant. Joe Thompson reports on the closure of Walgreens and how it is a setback to community improvement efforts.
- The race for Los Ranchos Mayor is ‘heating up’ as election day begins
As election day dawned, reporters Izabella Kubiak and Connor Currier sat down and talked to the mayoral candidates for Los Ranchos.
- Fighting period poverty
Lack of menstrual products leads to school absence. A New Mexico law addresses the problem, but may not have gone far enough.
- Two local businesses host spooky tea party
Curious Toast Cafe and Glitter Alchemy, two local Albuquerque businesses, hosted a spooky Halloween tea party to help spark the community’s passion and creativity.
- UNM’s win against Rainbow Warriors during Homecoming game
Students and alumni present to watch UNM’s victory over Hawaii at Homecoming game.
- Day of the Dead draws on deep traditions
The Day of the Dead is a mixture of indigenous and catholic celebrations that have been adapted throughout the years. News Port’s Barbara Ramirez has more on its roots and variations in New Mexico.
- New Mexicans enjoyed pumpkins and more at McCall’s pumpkin patch
McCall’s pumpkin patch was open to New Mexicans in the fall, and offered lots of fall festivities like apple cider, pumpkin picking, and more.
- New Mexico’s growing film industry impacts UNM fine arts students
A burgeoning New Mexico film industry is an influential factor for aspiring fine arts students.
- “Byline” author Cristi Hegranes speaks in Santa Fe
A native New Mexican with sold-out book on journalism comes home to Santa Fe to talk.
- 2023 International Balloon Fiesta Recap
The 2023 International Balloon Fiesta created unforgettable memories and experiences for attendees’.
- Asia habitat opens at ABQ BioPark
ABQ BioPark Zoo opens new exhibit giving visitors a whole new wild experience.
- UNM crime rate worsening
UNM ranks high among “most dangerous campuses” in America. News Port’s Alex Villalongja presents the latest campus crime stats.
- ‘Snow days’ look a little different this winter thanks to APS policy change
APS policy change affects “snow days” for this upcoming winter season.
- Conference confronts deepening local news crisis
On a sunny Saturday in September, some 100 people filled a campus meeting room. They discussed their concerns about the future of local journalism in New Mexico. Time will tell if they arrived at the answers to big challenges.
- Charges filed against a New Mexico police officer for a fatal shooting — for the first time in nearly 10 years
After nearly a decade, a police officer in New Mexico will face criminal charges for a fatal shooting. From Searchlight New Mexico, Joshua Bowling reports.
- Fall into Albuquerque’s Octoberness
Now that October has arrived, here are some fun activities available for everyone to enjoy right here in Albuquerque.
- UNM attracts largest-ever incoming class
A wave of new college students is coming to UNM. Easier access is why. Skye McMillon has the numbers.
- ‘State of chaos’: New Mexico’s child welfare crisis is worse, monitors say
Experts are calling for reforms in New Mexico’s child welfare system. Ed Williams from Searchlight New Mexico reports.
- Albuquerque becomes comedy central
What’s so funny about Albuquerque? Plenty, if you caught any of the 50 comedy acts during Funny Fiesta. Joe Thompson checked it out.
- Dancing the night away
Duke City Swings emerged after the pandemic did away with a longtime community dance venue. Allison Carpenter found it takes some fancy footwork to bring back dance for a vibrant community.
- ABQ combines rap and chess to bring crowd downtown
Rap and chess is not your usual combination — but it brought out a family friendly crowd to downtown ABQ this month. Soroi Jones was there with her camera.
- Governor’s gun order draws fire locally, nationally
Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s public health emergency order sparked intense controversy at home and in Washington DC.
- New COVID vaccine now available for New Mexicans
It’s fall and that means cold and flu season — and COVID. Health officials are advising another round of vaccine boosters to stay ahead of the virus. Barbara Ramirez reports.