By Justine Collister / NM News Port Retail companies are in search of workers this holiday season and many are offering signing bonuses, increased wages, merchandise discounts and other incentives to attract seasonal employees. “We can no longer keep up with all the orders placed online for beauty products let… Continue reading Companies looking to hire retail workers for the holidays
By Michaela Helean / NM News Port One cold Montana winter, a young woman in her early 20s was stranded on the side of Highway 93 with a broken timing chain on her ’63 Chevy Nova. Julie Clark had nothing but her intellect and her pantyhose to help her get… Continue reading Lady Driven
By Rayes Gallegos / NM News Port Just before Christmas last year my father spent two nights in his room with what he thought was a headache. I, a paranoid COVID-19 germophobe, intent on not getting the virus, wiped every square inch of the house with Clorox wipes. Then, on… Continue reading Holy Posole!
By Talullah Begaye / NM News Port It’s that time of year when snow dusts the Sandias, the wind carries the smell of piñon, lights twinkle and you’re ready to make memories with friends and family. Here are three things to do to keep people entertained (and more importantly to keep… Continue reading A newcomer’s guide to an Albuquerque holiday
By Juan Baeza / NM News Port Maybe it’s a smell or a song that takes you back to the first time you had one. Maybe it takes you back home, seeing your mother or grandmother making them as you stand there watching and waiting for the first batch to… Continue reading Take Your Tamales to the Next Level
By Talullah Begaye / NM News Port ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.—Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller enters his second term with strong support for expanding his new Community Safety Department, which began responding to non-emergency calls in September. In the wake of George Floyd and the nationwide 2020 Black Lives Matter protests, Keller pushed… Continue reading Majority of ABQ voters favor alternatives to police
By Juan Baeza / NM News Port Residential assistants in dorms at the University of New Mexico say they are unhappy with what feels like too much work for not enough pay. RAs are upset about changes to their meal plan, which is one of the perks that come with… Continue reading UNM residential assistants push for change
By Brigid Driscoll / NM News Port Caroline Jamharian has been stressing about Thanksgiving since her grandmother canceled the traditional family get-together last year because of the pandemic. Jamharian, 20, said her large extended family includes many members who travel from afar so she’s been praying it wouldn’t get canceled… Continue reading COVID-19 calls for another year of virtual Thanksgiving?
By Michaela Helean / NM News Port Now that the COVID-19 vaccine has been approved for children 5-11, the question on New Mexican’s minds is whether they will allow their kids to get the shots. Shortly after the Pfizer vaccine achieved full approval by the Food and Drug Administration and Centers… Continue reading COVID vaccine for kids: Will NM parents go for it?
Native American college students are attempting to get back on track academically, financially and mentally. UNM’s Student Health and Counseling Center has reached out to Native students, some of whom may not be accustomed to seeking help for mental health.
A large turnout of Albuquerque voters chose to send their mayor back to city hall for another four years, but they also used Tuesday’s election to soundly reject the stadium funding package the mayor had endorsed.
An election round-up from Spencer Butler, Tyler Braunhardt, Jeanette DeDios, Noah Solomon / NM News Port
Albuquerque voters will decide on Nov. 2 whether the city will borrow up to $50 million for the construction of a stadium to be leased to the New Mexico United professional soccer team.
By Juan Baeza / NM News Port
COVID-19 has changed the economic landscape in New Mexico, leading new college grads to reshape how they approach the job market.
By Tyler Braunhardt, Spencer Butler, Jeanette DeDios, Noah Solomon / NM News Port