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Past articles by Corey:

Floyd School Board president proposes in-class learning despite current health orders

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – One southeastern New Mexico school board is proposing that multiple districts team up and get kids back into the classroom, despite current health guidelines. “We do not feel we have been given an option that will work,” said Floyd School Board President Leon Nall. Nall sent a letter to all 89 school […] | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico → Read More

Tensions rise at Roswell’s City Council meeting

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – A southeast New Mexico City Council meeting lasted more than six hours, but councilors weren’t debating controversial legislation or going over an in-depth contract. Last Thursday, the Roswell City Council meeting, which started at 6 p.m., did not end until shortly after midnight. The city councilors debated on what should be on the […] → Read More

Roswell’s Hike It and Spike It has been canceled again

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – People are hoping things will get back to normal quicker, now that people are getting the COVID-19 vaccine in New Mexico. But organizers, of a big event on Memorial Day weekend in southeastern New Mexico, have already canceled it because of the pandemic. “It’s sad, it’s sad, to make a decision this […] | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico → Read More

New Mexicans react to arrest of Otero Co. Commissioner Couy Griffin

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (KRQE) – The fallout continues after the arrest of Otero County Commissioner Couy Griffin, for his role in the attack on the U.S. Capitol earlier this month. Some residents in Otero County are calling for his removal from office. Otero County Commissioner and leader of the group Cowboys for Trump was arrested Sunday […] | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico → Read More

Sheriff tells Gov. Lujan Grisham community being threatened over PHO

RUIDOSO, N.M. (KRQE) – One newly-elected sheriff in southeast New Mexico is reaching out to Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham. He says that state officials are threatening his constituents with jail time for violating the public health order. Lincoln County Sheriff Michael Wood says he’s had many business owners reaching out claiming state officials have sent them […] → Read More

Roswell librarian takes stand on Facebook over Trump

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – A southeastern New Mexico school librarian is prompting outrage for her post on social media. She has choice words for those who fly certain flags, including the blue lives matter. Some people are calling for her job. “I do not have any regrets. I somewhat regret my vulgarity but vulgarity is not […] → Read More

City of Roswell looking to eliminate furloughs

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – The pandemic has had a devastating impact on city budgets statewide. There have been cuts in services, layoffs, and furloughs but one southeastern New Mexico town is looking to eliminate the furloughs, saying it’s hurting public services. “We were very concerned about our revenue stream and we took some drastic measures to […] → Read More

VIDEO: Clovis Police K-9 injured in pursuit

CLOVIS, N.M. (KRQE) – A scary, hour-long police chase last month in southeastern New Mexico went across state lines into Texas. The suspect in the chase rammed police cars injuring a police K-9. At several points, police officers feared they were going to be in a firefight with the suspect. On December 17, Clovis Police were […] | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico → Read More

Chaves County sheriff takes to social media to stop illegal dumping

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – A social media post has people talking in southeast New Mexico. The Chaves County sheriff posted pictures of piles of trash next to a compactor over the holiday weekend. Many people are now wondering where else are they supposed to put the trash? New Years’ weekend, the Chaves County sheriff posted a […] | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico → Read More

Artesia woman is carjacked at gunpoint while leaving work

ARTESIA, N.M. (KRQE) – A New Mexico woman took to Facebook to warn everyone in her town there’s a scary criminal on the loose. She posted a video of the carwash carjacking and now is speaking about her frightening ordeal. “The whole time I was thinking this was crazy. This doesn’t happen in this town; it […] | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico → Read More

1 killed in Christmas Eve head-on crash in Roswell

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – A wild scene in Roswell occurred on Thursday involving a driver speeding in excess of 100 mph and running stop signs. According to Roswell Police, they are now investigating two crashes, one of them left a passenger dead and sent another person to the hospital. “Sideswipe to impact, approximately 19 to […] | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico → Read More

Artesia barbecue joint to close due to pandemic

ARTESIA, N.M. (KRQE) – A Southeast New Mexico restaurant is closing its doors after being in business for more than a decade; The pandemic is the main culprit. The owner says the lack of business and schools not being open are the reasons. “All the things that we pulled off here, it’s sad to see it […] | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico → Read More

Long-awaited rocket themed sign goes up at Roswell coffee shop

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – A coffee shop owner in Roswell had a big idea for a giant sign. She thought, get it made and hang it up for everyone to see it. No problem right? But there were plenty of problems and obstacles to overcome. “But seeing it now is just like, it’s just I don’t […] → Read More

Man takes plea in May crash, explosion at Roswell gas station

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – A Roswell man was charged with stealing a pick-up truck, then set off an explosion that injured one after crashing into a gas station in Roswell back in May. That man took a deal, pleading no contest, and was sentenced to probation. “So for us, the main thing about this is that […] | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico → Read More

Chaves County Commission votes to have state meat inspection program

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – The pandemic has the New Mexico Agriculture Department looking to help out cattle ranchers. The department wants to bring back state meat inspectors. This would help to process plants to sell locally without waiting for Federal inspections. Chaves County Commissioners voted Thursday to see if this would be a good idea for […] → Read More

Immunizations: 100+ Roswell students in jeopardy of not being allowed back to school

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – School has been hard enough for parents, teachers and kids this semester. More than 100 students may not be allowed back to remote learning next semester in Southeast News Mexico School District. It is not about COVID-19 it is about immunizations. “Majority of our students that are non-compliant are Pre-K since they […] → Read More

VIDEO: Chaves County Sheriff deputy almost hit by wrong-way DWI driver

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – A suspected drunk driver almost hits a deputy head on earlier this month. When he is eventually stopped, he tried a number of excuses including the current pandemic. On December 9, a sergeant with the Chaves County Sheriff’s Department was on patrol on US 285, just south of Roswell when an SUV nearly […] | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico → Read More

Artesia High choir teacher finds ways to let her students sing together

ARTESIA, N.M. (KRQE) – Despite the challenges of online learning a New Mexico Music teacher is determined to keep her class in sync and engaged. “It’s definitely very different because what you hear on a screen is not quite what you hear in person, or what you hear on stage,” said Bailey Rutherford a Sophomore. Distance learning […] | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico → Read More

Roswell’s holiday train ride to reopen with COVID-safe guidelines

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – It’s become a holiday tradition in southeast New Mexico and they’re not going to let the pandemic stop them from putting it on this year. Organizers say their highest priority is keeping everyone safe. “Number one, we want to be smart about this, we don’t need to take unnecessary or crazy risks,” […] → Read More

Village of Loving’s Christmas light parade will be a little different this year

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – State officials have been encouraging New Mexicans to cancel trips and stay home at Christmas. This has caused many cities across the state to cancel popular Christmas events. One Southeast New Mexico town is keeping their event alive, but bringing it right to the front door. “This whole year has been full […] | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico → Read More