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 alone clothing,” said Katie Rondinella,… Continue reading Companies looking to hire retail workers for the holidays
By Justine Collister / NM News Port Moving away from home and family is one of the most challenging parts of college but the pandemic has put extra pressure on new students. It helps to have close friends, whether they’re people you’ve just met or old friends at the same school. Jane March, a first-year… Continue reading Friendships help students survive an unusual first year of college
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 the Nova running again. “When… 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 Christmas day, my fears were… 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 the peace.) Winter Wonderland at… 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 be done. Even if you’ve… Continue reading Take Your Tamales to the Next Level
Taylor Swifts re-recorded album “RED” has brought up conversation on major age differences in relationships.
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 for the creation of the… 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 the job. “The meal plans… Continue reading UNM residential assistants push for change