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Recent articles by Ollie:

ABQ resident donates grand piano to Easter Island

Loralee Cooley gifts her beloved Steinway to the School of Music and Arts of Rapa Nui → Read More

Northern NM residents are returning to homes reduced to ashes

Even as some residents are now able to return to their properties, new evacuations have spread into Taos County → Read More

Calf Canyon/Hermits Peak Fire damages 200 structures

LAS VEGAS, N.M. — It took generations for the Gomez family to build their ranch in Rociada and just hours for the Calf Canyon Fire to roar in and wipe away so much of what they had built. Jerry Gomez, a 65-year-old cattle rancher and heavy equipment operator, says the fire destroyed all his ATVs […] → Read More

Lightning, high winds could fuel blazes this week, fire officials say

Calf Canyon/Hermits Peak Fire has now burned more than 60,000 acres → Read More

Residents rush to escape an 'apocalypse' rolling through

Combined Calf Canyon, Hermits Peak blazes in New Mexico have forced some to evacuate again after returning home → Read More

Two guided Jane's Walks through Albuquerque neighborhoods set for May 7

Named for urban activist Jane Jacobs, the walks were launched in 2007 and usually take place in the first weekend in May. → Read More

420/2022: 'This is a day to mark how far we have come'

Fest moved to The Jam Spot when APD denied permits → Read More

Weeklong academy introduces teens to a career in aviation

Double Eagle Aviation Academy takes place June 6-10 and is $150. Scholarships are available. → Read More

Hermits Peak Fire threatens Las Vegas' main water supply

City can store up to 42 million gallons of water in three off-river reservoirs → Read More

Seeds of community

Country store struggles to stay open after mill fire → Read More

UNM School of Medicine in need of cadaver donors for anatomy labs

UNM School of Medicine in need of cadaver donors for anatomy labs → Read More

Higher education

UNM center teaches rescue techniques for adverse weather → Read More

'Only for heroes'

Czech Republic presents medal to Santa Fe resident for his role in liberating Czechoslovakia during World War II → Read More

Police seek man who kidnapped 3 in overnight crime spree

Albuquerque police are searching for a man who kidnapped three people, shot at bystanders and forced himself into homes during an overnight crime spre... → Read More

UNM's Rombach-Kendall was 'mentor, friend and role model'

Music professor, director on staff for nearly 30 years → Read More

Former judge turned priest, Thomas Mescall, dies at 74

Mescall practiced law in Albuquerque, was priest in native city of Chicago → Read More

A benchmark moment

Passion for civil rights fueled Urias' rise to federal judgeship → Read More

Rep. supports UNM graduate workers’ organizing for collective bargaining talks

University is fighting a labor board ruling that recognized the union → Read More

Always on duty

Museum traces the history of police work in Albuquerque → Read More

Downturn in blood donations concerns state hospitals

Copyright © 2022 Albuquerque Journal Blood donations are down 25% in New Mexico, causing a historic low in blood supplies, according to Vitalant, a nonprofit organization that collects blood from volunteer donors across the United States. “When we don’t get these blood donations in, we can’t supply hospitals,” said Evelyn Rosado, communications manager for Vitalant in New Mexico. “Doctors have… → Read More