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Past articles by Art:

June’s Senior Cat Rescue places dozens of cats in loving homes

A collaborative effort is at work to rescue cats off the streets and make New Mexico the number one pet-friendly state in the country. Many pet saving entities including June’s Senior Cat Rescue are involved in the process to find loving homes for cats. There are many cats on the street that need to be […] | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico → Read More

How to keep your pet safe this summer

Summer is here and with it comes those scorching hot temperatures. As much as we like to soak in the sun, our four-legged friends might not feel the same. Below are some reminders from the Humane Society of the United States on ways to protect your pet: Never leave your pets in a parked car. […] → Read More

Two-week curanderismo class held at UNM

Back for its 19th summer, the University of New Mexico is offering a curanderismo class. The traditional medicine class returns for two weeks and about 200 people sign up each year to receive undergraduate or graduate credit. The course provides information on the history, traditions, rituals, herbs, and remedies of Curanderismo, a folk healing tradition […] → Read More

4th of July Fireworks Show is back in Jemez Springs after 2-year hiatus

JEMEZ SPRINGS, N.M. (KRQE) The Jemez Springs Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks Show is back after two years. The event on July 4th, includes a parade down NM-4 with a winner chosen for best float, Presentation of Colors by the American Legion, a duck race down the Jemez River, live music, and raffle for a […] → Read More

Coaching ‘The Whole Athlete’ at the Albuquerque Water Polo Club

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) The Albuquerque Water Polo Club has a philosophy to coach “The Whole Athlete.” It believes it is critical to work on developing mental toughness, community, and a recognition of the role of older athletes within the organization. AWPC Staff believes it is just as important to work with the whole athlete as […] → Read More

Albuquerque’s Roborave robotics team to send 11 students to compete in China

The Ask Academy Roborave Robotics Team and its talents in STEM will head to China. The 11 students will be in China to compete on the world stage. They are touring Beijing for three days, then flying to Conghua, China in the south for the competition. At least 87 international teams will be attending with […] → Read More

KRQE opens phone bank June 27th for the upcoming Gun Buy-Back Program

KRQE is opening up its phone bank June 27 from 4 to 6 p.m. to raise money to pay those participating in the Gun Buy-Back Program. The issue of gun violence in Albuquerque is a big issue Mayor Tim Keller’s office is tackling. As part of his multi-pronged plan, the Albuquerque Police Department is launching […] → Read More

Grief center helps children who lost a loved one

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) Losing a loved one is one of the hardest things to go through in life, and is especially traumatic for a child. The Children’s Grief Center of New Mexico is dedicated in its support of children between the ages of five and 25, who are dealing with the death of a loved […] → Read More

Trash, recycling will be collected in Albuquerque during Fourth of July holiday

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE)- The City of Albuquerque’s Waste Management Department is reminding residents that trash, recycling, and large items will be collected during the Fourth of July holiday. All three convenience centers will be open Thursday, July 4 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Cerro Colorado Landfill will also be open that day from […] → Read More

Help is available for victims of sexually violent crimes

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) The Rape Crises Center of Central New Mexico offers needed help for victims of sexually violent crimes. Crisis Intervention Services provides round-the-clock support, advocacy, crisis intervention, resources, referrals to anyone affected by sexual violence. Crisis Services responds to approximately 2000 calls to the hotline per year and 600 forensic exams per year. […] → Read More

‘Junior Achievement’ inspires students to reach for the stars

ALBUQUERQUE,N.M. (KRQE) The non-profit, volunteer-based organization “Junior Achievement” inspires students to dream big and reach their full potential. It works to help students develop the skills they need to thrive in today’s global marketplace. This August it will hold the annual “Kickball 4 the Kids” charity kickball tournament and everyone is invited. According to its […] → Read More

‘Make-a-Wish New Mexico’ is making a positive impact on children’s lives

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) Cancer affects millions of people across the globe, putting many lives on hold. At Make-A-Wish New Mexico, life-changing wishes are granted for children battling cancer, in hopes of providing some joy in their life, while going through a difficult time. Take, for example, Tanne, who is 15 years old. His wish was […] → Read More

Visit Albuquerque previews this week’s events including festivals, markets, and concerts

This week in Albuquerque you can treat yourself to some New Mexico cider, enjoy BBQ with the wildlife, and kick up your heels at an old fashioned barn dance. Local Events Expert Tracy Cox has the lowdown on the best events across the state. Cider 66-A New Mexico Cider Festival: This one-day event will be […] → Read More

Bernalillo County Animal Services needs volunteers to care for homeless pets

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) Bernalillo County Animal Services is offering a wide variety of programs that have a lot of volunteer opportunities. One of those is its Foster Volunteer Program. It is an important part of its mission to care for homeless and abandoned animals in the community. The Purpose of the Bernalillo County Animal Services […] → Read More

Ronald McDonald House of NM has August date for ‘Swing Fore The House’

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) Hitting the course for a great cause is something people can take part in. The Ronald McDonald House Charities of New Mexico, a home away from home for families whose children are receiving life-saving medical attention, is back with its “Annual Swing Fore the House” golf tournament at the Tanoan County Club. […] → Read More

Bank of America has program to enhance growth in communities

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) The Bank of America Student Leaders Program builds communities that thrive through leadership, and it’s new to New Mexico this year. The program focuses on workforce development, which helps young adults get the job skills necessary to attain a long term, well paying job. This is vital to the program’s approach to […] → Read More

‘Heart of Route 66’ Festival honors historic highway

TUCUMCARI, N.M. (KRQE) It is an iconic highway that has brought motorists from Chicago to Los Angeles and vice-versa. The Rockin’ Route 66 Festival in Tucumcari, also known as the “Heart of Route 66”, is a big party in honor of the historic highway. Rockin Route 66 will take place annually during the last weekend […] → Read More

NM United offers flight package for fans traveling to Minnesota

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico United fans will be able to follow the team in their journey to the U.S. Open Cup. The team, with help from First Financial Credit Union, has secured a charter flight to Minnesota with all the seats reserved for New Mexico United fans. The team is moving onto the […] → Read More

160 children with type 1 Diabetes to meet with top government decision makers

Every two years, more than 160 children living with type 1 Diabetes gather in Washington, D.C., to meet face-to-face with some of the top decision makers in the US government. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for delegates in the JDRF Children’s Congress, which gives them a chance to help members of Congress […] → Read More

Bonded Dogs Milo and Ellie need a loving home

In Pet of the Week, Milo and Ellie are a bonded pair of super sweet dogs that need a special, loving foster and/ or forever home. Milo is a young Shepherd mix, loving, intuitive, affectionate and calm. He longs for close human contact and the bond he had with his human Mom. Ellie is a […] → Read More