Alexa Skonieski, KRQE News 13

Alexa Skonieski

KRQE News 13

Albuquerque, NM, United States

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Past articles by Alexa:

Residents file appeal over future North Valley car wash

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Construction has already started at the corner of Fourth Street and Douglas MacArthur, just south of Montano, to put in a new car wash. It’s the same plot of land where car washes have opened and closed before and residents are concerned about the problems it may bring. For more than two […] → Read More

Camper stolen from Peralta home

VALENCIA COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – For Valentino Barron and his wife, their 28-foot camper is much more than just four wheels. It was their first big purchase together back in 2018. The Barrons are heartbroken after someone broke their gate, drove onto their property, and took off with their camper in less than 20 minutes. It […] → Read More

New Mexico Gas looking to build natural gas storage facility in Rio Rancho

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (KRQE) – Some may remember the big winter storm in February of 2021. “The whole southwest region experienced extremely low temperatures and at the same time, there were constraints on the supply of natural gas and so the prices spiked,” Tim Korte, the Communications Manager for the New Mexico Gas Company, says. In one […] → Read More

Daylight Saving Time bill passes first committee in NM Legislature

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – We change our clocks to “fall back” and “spring forward” and for years, lawmakers have been trying to exempt New Mexicans from ever changing their clocks again. “Being an educator for 30 years, you know, I saw how hard it was for the time adjustment for students,” says sponsor of Senate Bill […] → Read More

Albuquerque’s Hotel Blue renovations back on track following delays

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – People know it as Hotel Blue, a prominent piece of property at the corner of 8th and Central in Downtown Albuquerque, that’s been there since 1965. But for the last few years, it’s sat vacant, attracting problem after problem. “There was a lot of people jumping the fence and, you know, all […] → Read More

‘A part of me is gone’: Blind dog still missing after truck stolen in Rio Rancho

It happened on January 31. Rush who lives in Anthony, New Mexico was at a doctor's appointment inside the Sandoval Regional Medical Center in Rio Rancho. → Read More

Albuquerque teen to compete in national archery competition

“This year is the year, hopefully, I get really high scores, so I’m on there on the podium.” → Read More

National TV show to highlight appeal of living in Albuquerque

"Selling Albuquerque" will hit airwaves this spring on all your local channels, the Travel Channel, and stream on Roku, Apple TV, and more. The Salcidos hope this will be the first of many more seasons to come in the Land of Enchantment. → Read More

Foster child allegedly molested at Albuquerque Children, Youth, Families Department office building

"Have you ever got an alcohol wipe and put it next to a scar? That's how I felt when I heard that news." → Read More

Metro Detention Center says pay increase helping staff shortages

While staffing of corrections officers and other jobs has long been a problem at the facility, in June of last year, it got to a critical point when the vacancies outnumbered the filled positions. → Read More

Corrales brewery’s second location to transform downtown Albuquerque building

A place once known as a hot spot for classic cars during cruise nights along Route 66 will transform into a large taproom, restaurant, and beer garden. → Read More

Albuquerque man, dog helps community tackle winter weather

“When I’m plowing, I don’t think about anything else except for me and Nilly.” → Read More

New Mexico Holocaust Museum running low on space

Right now, around 6,000 people come through a year, but they're looking to triple that. → Read More

Veteran’s U-Haul stolen with precious military memorabilia near Albuquerque Sunport

APD said they're actively investigating the theft. If you recognize the U-Haul or plate number: AJO8906, you're encouraged to call the police. → Read More

Proposed bill requires NM schools to teach the Holocaust, other acts of genocide

Introduced by Albuquerque Representative Pameyla Herndon, it would require all New Mexico schools to teach about genocide, including the Holocaust, for students in 7th through 12th grade. → Read More

‘Frustration level is high’: Albuquerque business fed up with trespassers

"Anything you put outside of the building, you may as well just say that it's going to be gone within the next 24-48 hours." | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico → Read More

ABQ couple calling on city after multiple vehicles crash into backyard wall

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – It’s the backyard Robert Mendoza dreamed of, but his piece of paradise at the corner of Montaño and Montaño Plaza Drive in Albuquerque has become a magnet for speeding vehicles. “It’s kind of become an inside joke to us at this point because every time we hear tires screeching, we kind of […] → Read More

Woman keeps husband’s memory alive with New Mexico musicians’ help

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – It started with one guitar, a yard sale find in 2018 that has now turned into so much more. Pamela Marquez now has four mini electric guitars signed by 172 New Mexico musicians. Marquez and her late husband, Art, started collecting signatures four years ago, attending every concert they could throughout the […] → Read More

Albuquerque artist tells stories of Holocaust survivors through paintings

With Holocaust survivors in their 90s and beyond, Kassan knows a project like this is now or never. → Read More

Crime, education are top priorities heading into New Mexico legislature

“I really think we need to be a little more disciplined in our spending and not spend every single dollar that comes in, put some away for a rainy day,” Rep. Jason Harper said. → Read More