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.
Too many NM jobs go begging - Albuquerque Journal
29 May 2017 at 12:07am
Albuquerque JournalToo many NM jobs go beggingAlbuquerque Journal
Employees work at a construction site in Downtown Albuquerque
. The industry is among the hardest-hit when it comes to filling job openings in New Mexico
-- even though the state has the highest unemployment rate in the nation. (Greg Sorber/Albuquerque
Honoring the fallen - Albuquerque Journal
29 May 2017 at 11:45pm
Albuquerque JournalHonoring the fallenAlbuquerque Journal
Ken O'Keefe, president of the United Veterans Council of New Mexico
, welcomes hundreds to a Memorial Day ceremony at the New Mexico
Veterans' Memorial in Albuquerque
on Monday. (Jim Thompson/Albuquerque
In remembrance: NM honors the country's fallen heroes - Albuquerque Journal
28 May 2017 at 12:18am
Albuquerque JournalIn remembrance: NM honors the country's fallen heroesAlbuquerque JournalALBUQUERQUE
? Parades, patriotic music, flag raisings, flag lowerings, 21-gun salutes, candlelight vigils and speeches are some of the ways Memorial Day is being observed this year in New Mexico communities ranging from Las Cruces to ...and more »
Exhibit explores black history in New Mexico - Albuquerque Journal
28 May 2017 at 12:02am
Albuquerque JournalExhibit explores black history in New MexicoAlbuquerque Journal
But the history of the black community in New Mexico
is still largely untold. A new exhibit at the African American Performing Arts Center aims to change that. Annette Caine, executive director of the African American Performing Arts Center, said the ...
Jury Convicts 2 Suspected in Death of an Albuquerque Woman - U.S. News & Worl...
27 May 2017 at 1:25am
Jury Convicts 2 Suspected in Death of an Albuquerque WomanU.S. News & World ReportALBUQUERQUE
(AP) ? Two people suspected in the death of an Albuquerque woman have been convicted by a Valencia County jury. Prosecutors say Shane Foster was convicted Thursday of second-degree murder with a firearms enhancement, ...and more »
New Mexico commemorates Memorial Day - KOB 4
29 May 2017 at 4:33pm
KOB 4New Mexico commemorates Memorial DayKOB 4
Hundreds of people attended the ceremony at the New Mexico
Veteran's Memorial in Albuquerque
, hearing from several people including Mayor Richard Berry along with Harrison Jack Schmitt, a former astronaut, scholar and U.S. senator from New Mexico
.Astronaut, former senator Schmitt to speak to Memorial Day ceremony in ABQAlbuquerque JournalMemorial Day events across the state honor the fallen veteransKRQE News 13all 1,311 news articles »
Fake article fools some New Mexicans - KRQE News 13
29 May 2017 at 10:57pm
KRQE News 13Fake article fools some New MexicansKRQE News 13ALBUQUERQUE
(KRQE) ? Just as much as everyone loves a good celebrity sighting, they also enjoy a good celebrity-fake-out and this time it even had the mayor of Albuquerque in on the hype. When A-listers make a pit stop in New Mexico, it almost ...
Albuquerque woman accused of impersonating a nurse - KRQE News 13
23 May 2017 at 6:20pm
KRQE News 13Albuquerque woman accused of impersonating a nurseKRQE News 13ALBUQUERQUE
(KRQE) ? An Albuquerque woman is in deep trouble for allegedly pretending she was a nurse. Investigators say she even managed to work in an intensive care unit before she was found out. ?I thought she was a traveling nurse,? said a ...and more »
Ex-Lobos reign at New Mexico Adult Tennis Open - Albuquerque Journal
29 May 2017 at 7:52pm
Ex-Lobos reign at New Mexico Adult Tennis OpenAlbuquerque Journal
At 6-foot-4, Mitch McDaniels is hard to miss on a tennis court. On Monday, McDaniels, a former Lobo, used his height to hammer serves past Ben Bowen in the men's singles final of the New Mexico
Adult Open at Tanoan Country Club. McDaniels won, 6-2, 6-2 ...
Renovation on New Mexico church finds new visitors bees - Albuquerque Journal
26 May 2017 at 10:11am
Renovation on New Mexico church finds new visitors beesAlbuquerque JournalALBUQUERQUE
(AP) ? Two pastors renovating and working to reopen a historic New Mexico church found out they already had visitors ? bees. KOB-TV in Albuquerque
, New Mexico
, reports (https://goo.gl/0FcOQ5) that Dee Brown and his wife, ...and more »