With the number of daily confirmed coronavirus cases nationwide climbing past 50,000, an alarming 36 states saw an increase in the percentage of tests coming back positive for the virus.

City Councilor Renee Villarreal requested specifics on the proposed changes to the joint powers agreement, which neither Kyle Mason, who is the city’s emergency management director, nor City Councilor Michael Garcia, who serves on the coalition’s board, could explain.

Santa Fe County saw an 11 percent increase to 296 claims for regular unemployment insurance benefits.

She has been working as a staff attorney in the First Judicial District, assisting judges with case-related research mostly in civil cases since 2018.

Wyatt Huston, who is passing through Santa Fe, paints scenes Thursday on the Plaza. Santa Fe could see a few thunderstorms Friday and Saturday with highs forecast in the mid- to upper-80s.

The following individuals were booked into the San Miguel County Detention Center between June 18, 2020 and June 24, 2020: 

Lea County cumulative total added 8 positive tests for COVID-19 on Thursday after adding two positive cases on Wednesday The county now has a cumulative total of 142 residents who have tested positive for COVID-19. Of those 142 cases, the state says 31 have been designated as totally recover…

To the average citizen, Dean Parker and Bobby Fink seem like just a couple of Hobbsans. But, on the national cornhole circuit, the duo is among the top of their class. Going one-step further, of the 232 professional American Cornhole League (ACL) players, Fink is the only member to hail from…

The Board of Directors of the JF Maddox Foundation has announced the appointment of Ray Caraway as CEO of the nonprofit organization, effective Sept. 18, 2020. Caraway is currently President & CEO of the Community Foundation of Northern Colorado, a role he has held since January 2003. He…

Las Vegas will soon have a new chief of police, Mayor Louie Trujillo confirmed this week. Current Chief of Police David Bibb has been notified of the change in command, but has agreed to remain in the role until his replacement takes over.

As the number of reported COVID-19 cases continues to go up statewide every day, Mora County is one of two counties in the state to have no reported cases. According to the New Mexico Department of Health’s website, nearly 350 tests were conducted in Mora County as of June 30. De Baca County…

The Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium renamed, the All American CowboyFest, was canceled for the first time in 30 years due to the pandemic

The London-based environmental watchdog Global Witness said the accident “is a damning indictment of the government”s failure to curb reckless and irresponsible mining practices.

Max Ortega III alleges in his lawsuit, filed June 23 in state District Court, the department violated its own policies and his constitutional rights.