A new Hospitality Revitalization Working Group will look at several issues related to motels.
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 Daniel Ward The city of Albuquerque currently has three wellness hotels available for unhoused families or individuals with underlying health problems. Two of the hotels will be discontinued at the end of June due to warmer temperatures, COVID-19 cases going down and vaccinations increasing. One will continue operating for unhoused families with children. To… Continue reading Albuquerque wellness hotels prioritizing families in need
By Ludella Awad / NM News Port New crime totals for 2020 released by the Albuquerque Police Department found that while violent crime has risen, property crimes have gone down. “We have more work to do, but this trend is encouraging because we continue to cut property crime,” Interim APD Chief Harold Medina said in… Continue reading APD reports drop in property crime, increase in violent crime
By Ludella Awad/ NM News Port Mayor Tim Keller and the Albuquerque Police Department (APD) highlighted the success of the Anti-Crime Operation, a crime-fighting initiative introduced last year that combines officers and detectives in multiple bureaus in an attempt to recover guns and make arrests. The Anti-Crime Operation combines the Field Services Bureau, Special Operations… Continue reading Mayor Keller, APD tout proactive approach to crime fighting
By Ludella Awad / NM News Port The Albuquerque Police Department (APD) is expanding its monitoring of social media to track illegal drug transactions as part of an initiative to prevent violent crime. “We have social media being used as a means for dealing drugs,” said Interim Albuquerque Police Chief Harold Medina. In a press… Continue reading APD expands use of social media to track illegal drug activity
By William Jennings / NM News Port The city of Albuquerque is vaccinating against COVID-19 and looking for volunteers from all different backgrounds to help. Volunteers may be responsible for directing people, filling out forms, making copies, and translating information if they are bilingual. They will not be responsible for giving people the shot. Nick… Continue reading Albuquerque seeks volunteers to help vaccination effort
By Ludella Awad / NM News Port The city of Albuquerque has narrowed its national search for a new police chief to three candidates after three months gathering community input. Consultant Herb Crosby along with city leaders have conducted over 40 community input sessions and collected nearly 2,300 responses to an online survey. Since December,… Continue reading City narrows selection to three candidates for Albuquerque’s top cop