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.
Federal lawsuit targets cougar trapping in New Mexico - Albuquerque Journal
28 Jun 2016 at 8:42am
Federal lawsuit targets cougar trapping in New MexicoAlbuquerque Journal
The lawsuit was filed Monday by The Humane Society of the United States, Animal Protection New Mexico
and residents Peter and Jean Ossorio. The commission voted last year to allow trapping on 9 million acres of state lands, but opponents voiced ...and more »
New Mexico cancels flu mist orders - KOAT Albuquerque
28 Jun 2016 at 11:26am
KOAT AlbuquerqueNew Mexico cancels flu mist ordersKOAT AlbuquerqueALBUQUERQUE
. ?New Mexico is canceling its order of more than 100,000 flu mist doses. The CDC said the nasal spray vaccine doesn't work as well as flu shots. That means pediatricians are preparing for more crying children during flu vaccination ...and more »
Horse racing after dark begins at Albuquerque Downs - KOAT Albuquerque
26 Jun 2016 at 2:04pm
KOAT AlbuquerqueHorse racing after dark begins at Albuquerque DownsKOAT Albuquerque
Her husband said the night races might bring in new
fans. Many brought kids, and the marketing director said the track management wants this to be a place for family-friendly fun. "I came here when I first started learning about horses and watching ...and more »
New Mexico Museum of Space History makes changes - Albuquerque Journal
29 Jun 2016 at 8:52am
New Mexico Museum of Space History makes changesAlbuquerque Journal
?We're doing this in conjunction with the other museums and historical sites that are part of the New Mexico
Department of Cultural Affairs,? said Marketing and Public Relations Director Cathy Harper. ?Although I will also say we had been talking about ...
Bear attack victim wants change in New Mexico wildlife law - Albuquerque Journal
28 Jun 2016 at 1:23pm
Bear attack victim wants change in New Mexico wildlife lawAlbuquerque Journal
A day later, state wildlife officials tracked the female bear in New Mexico's
Jemez Mountains and killed it, saying state law mandates euthanizing any animal that attacks a human. Authorities also must test the animal's brain for rabies. The bear's ...and more »
New Mexico's oldest Iraq War vet honored - KRQE News 13
28 Jun 2016 at 10:06pm
KRQE News 13New Mexico's oldest Iraq War vet honoredKRQE News 13ALBUQUERQUE
(KRQE) ? Thirteen years after he went to Iraq, Edmundo Benavidez of Albuquerque was honored for his special service in a ceremony and reception at the New Mexico Veterans Memorial. Benavidez, now 72, turned 60 while he was ...and more »
In first, smokejumpers take off from Albuquerque - KOAT Albuquerque
26 Jun 2016 at 10:54pm
KOAT AlbuquerqueIn first, smokejumpers take off from AlbuquerqueKOAT Albuquerque
He said New Mexico's
high fire danger created a need for a crew near Albuquerque
. "We typically try to preposition where it's hot, dry, and anticipate lightning," Abols said. "Within two minutes they need to be suited up, 10 minutes we're flying ...and more »
New Mexico leaders participate in sit-in to push for tougher gun control - KO...
26 Jun 2016 at 4:10pm
KOAT AlbuquerqueNew Mexico leaders participate in sit-in to push for tougher gun controlKOAT Albuquerque
... people of New Mexico
. ?Just last October, a 4-year-old, Lilly Garcia, was shot in her car seat on a highway by gun violence. That makes absolutely no sense,? Lujan-Grisham said. She also talked on the floor about Albuquerque
police officer Daniel ...
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez unveils new anti-DWI ads - Santa Fe New Mexican
27 Jun 2016 at 2:49pm
KOAT AlbuquerqueNew Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez unveils new anti-DWI adsSanta Fe New MexicanALBUQUERQUE
? New Mexico
Gov. Susana Martinez has unveiled a new set of commercials targeting drunken driving and texting while driving. The advertisements released Monday feature New Mexico State Police and dramatized scenes from fatal traffic ...New Mexico
cites progress in capturing DWI fugitivesAlbuquerque JournalNew
DWI ads cost $300000 to produce and broadcastKOAT AlbuquerqueGov. steps up DWI fightDeming HeadlightKFDAall 18 news articles »
$4 million inbound for tech jobs training in New Mexico - Albuquerque Busines...
27 Jun 2016 at 2:48pm
Albuquerque Business First$4 million inbound for tech jobs training in New MexicoAlbuquerque Business First
Close to 40 percent of tech jobs don't require a four-year degree, according to the release, which also called out the metro area specifically, saying that "employers in cities like Albuquerque
have been adopting new
'skills-based' hiring approaches ...and more »