There's plenty to do, see, and learn in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Albuquerque is the largest city in the state of New Mexico, United States. It is the county seat of Bernalillo County and is situated in the central part of the state, straddling the Rio Grande. The city population was 545,852 as of the 2010 Census and ranks as the 32nd-largest city in the U.S. As of June 2007, the city was the sixth fastest-growing in America. It has a metropolitan population of 907,755 as of the 2011 Census estimate. Albuquerque is the 57th-largest United States metropolitan area. The Albuquerque MSA population includes the city of Rio Rancho.
Albuquerque is home to the University of New Mexico (UNM), Kirtland Air Force Base, Sandia National Laboratories, Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, and Petroglyph National Monument. The Sandia Mountains run along the eastern side of Albuquerque, and the Rio Grande flows through the city, north to south.
New Mexico high court to settle dispute over pollution rules - Albuquerque Jo...
28 Sep 2016 at 5:16pm
New Mexico high court to settle dispute over pollution rulesAlbuquerque Journal
After years of legal wrangling, both sides made their points Wednesday in arguments to the New Mexico
Supreme Court, but it's unclear how long it could take for a decision to be issued. Environmentalists want the court to require the state to adopt new ...and more »
UNM study finds steep drop in cervical precancers in NM teens - Albuquerque J...
29 Sep 2016 at 2:29pm
Albuquerque JournalUNM study finds steep drop in cervical precancers in NM teensAlbuquerque JournalALBUQUERQUE
? The incidence of abnormal growths that can lead to cervical cancer fell by more than half among teenaged girls in New Mexico from 2007 to 2014, a new study found. The University of New Mexico study provides strong evidence for ...and more »
New Mexico oil production takes a hit - Albuquerque Journal
25 Sep 2016 at 12:14am
Albuquerque JournalNew Mexico oil production takes a hitAlbuquerque Journal
Statewide production fell by about four million barrels from January to July, dropping from about 86 million barrels in the first seven months of 2015 to about 82 million for the same period this year, according to the latest statistics from the New ...and more »
New Mexico's 2017 National Merit Semifinalists - Albuquerque Journal
26 Sep 2016 at 5:29am
New Mexico's 2017 National Merit SemifinalistsAlbuquerque JournalALBUQUERQUE
? New Mexico has produced 89 National Merit Semifinalists who will compete nationwide to become finalists and qualify for some 7,500 scholarships worth about $33 million that will be offered next spring. The nationwide pool of ...and more »
NM ranks 35th for most competitive tax code - Albuquerque Journal
28 Sep 2016 at 11:53am
MarketWatchNM ranks 35th for most competitive tax codeAlbuquerque Journal
The foundation rated the state's corporate tax structure at 25th, up two places from last year; its individual tax structure at 35th, down from 34th; and its unemployment insurance tax structure at 17th, down from 7th. The ranking noted that New Mexico ...
2017 State Business Tax Climate Index | Tax FoundationTax Foundationall 49 news articles »
Police on trial in Albuquerque: What you need to know - CNN
19 Sep 2016 at 10:02am
CNNPolice on trial in Albuquerque: What you need to knowCNN
"Over and over again these high-profile cases lead to acquittals or decisions not to try," said New Mexico
State Senator Jerry Ortiz y Pino. A skeptic of the current criminal justice system, Ortiz y Pino believes not-guilty verdicts for Perez and Sandy ...
Opening statements begin for Sandy, Perez murder trialKOAT AlbuquerqueAlbuquerque
homeless shooting trial underwayEl Paso Proud (press release) (blog)all 175 news articles »
How NM businesses can get involved in the film industry, and why they should ...
29 Sep 2016 at 2:51pm
Albuquerque Business FirstHow NM businesses can get involved in the film industry, and why they shouldAlbuquerque Business First
If you think your business has nothing to do with New Mexico's
film industry, you're probably wrong. "A lot of people make the mistake of thinking that their business is probably not something that the film industry is interested in," said Don Gray ...
4th case of wound botulism this year reported in New Mexico - Albuquerque Jou...
29 Sep 2016 at 3:24pm
4th case of wound botulism this year reported in New MexicoAlbuquerque Journal
SANTA FE, N.M.
? State health officials say they're investigating the fourth case of wound botulism so far this year in a 26-year-old woman from Bernalillo County. According to the New Mexico
Department of Health, the unidentified patient is an ...and more »
New Mexico State University's Borderlands Writing Project - Albuquerque Journal
29 Sep 2016 at 8:21am
New Mexico State University's Borderlands Writing ProjectAlbuquerque Journal
LAS CRUCES, N.M.
? New Mexico
State University's Borderlands Writing Project is set to host an exhibit of teachers' writing and photography. The program will display teachers' work Saturday at the Thomas Branigan Memorial Library in Las Cruces as part ...and more »
FBI: Motor vehicle thefts in New Mexico up around 36 percent - Albuquerque Jo...
27 Sep 2016 at 5:41pm
FBI: Motor vehicle thefts in New Mexico up around 36 percentAlbuquerque Journal
... number of motor vehicle thefts in New Mexico
reached 8,526 last year, a 35.5 percent surge from the 2014 figure. The estimated number of motor vehicle thefts in the nation was 707,758, a 3.1 percent increase, the FBI said. Albuquerque
had a motor ...