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Recent articles by Rick:

County assessor candidates have experience with office

Stephen A. Sais and Damian R. Lara are vying to fill the seat being vacated by Tanya Giddings, who cannot run again because of term limits → Read More

Families of 39,500 NM students to get food credits

$2.3M in federal money to help cover missed free meals → Read More

There's a new baby at the BioPark

Orangutan Sarah gives birth to a male, her fifth offspring with partner Tonka → Read More

HopeWorks won't get future city contracts

Contractor's outstanding debt cited as reason for decision → Read More

Five honored for humanitarian, community philanthropic contributions

The New Mexico Humanitarian Awards was created in 2008 → Read More

Environmental health 'pioneer' had distinguished career

Larry J. Gordon served under four NM governors, published over 240 academic papers → Read More

Neighbors try to reunite fallen owlet with nearby parents in bosque

Wildlife Rescue of New Mexico observed bird overnight, then made makeshift nest next to home tree → Read More

'A moral obligation' to help

Ukrainian native dodges war, but returns to the region to rescue a teen → Read More

BioPark's birds move indoors as avian flu inches closer to NM

Master farmer David Jenks collects chicken eggs in a barn at the ABQ BioPark’s Heritage Farm. Chickens and turkeys at the farm have been moved to the safety of a barn as a precaution against exposure to avian flu. (Adolphe Pierre-Louis/Albuquerque Journal) Copyright © 2022 Albuquerque Journal Birds at the ABQ BioPark have been placed indoors or had their exhibits covered by tarps as a precaution… → Read More

How to recognize online dangers

Social worker seeks to shield kids from scams, bullying and predators while on the web → Read More

LaDonna Hopkins remembered as ‘a public treasure for Albuquerque’

Hopkins, 78, was described as strong and thoughtful, spent life helping families and nonprofits → Read More

Plan to retire CNM trade programs draws ire

Supporters converge on board, tout trucking, jewelry jobs → Read More

Annual event aims to get 60,000 books into kids' hands

Albuquerque’s First Lady Elizabeth Kistin Keller reads to students at Lew Wallace Elementary school Friday afternoon. (Roberto E. Rosales/Albuquerque Journal) Copyright © 2022 Albuquerque Journal About a dozen first graders at Lew Wallace Elementary School sat on the floor of the school library on Friday, captivated by the reading of “I Dream of Popo” and “The Day You Begin.” Albuquerque first… → Read More

Welcome back, Gathering of Nations!

Event director: 'There's a lot of anticipation and excitement building up' → Read More

NMDOT launches don't drive high campaign

Purposely timed to the start of legalized recreational cannabis sales in New Mexico, the state Department of Transportation on Friday launched an endwi+ campaign to remind motorists to not drive while under the influence of cannabis. “Impairment is impairment, it doesn’t matter whether it’s alcohol or cannabis, driving while intoxicated on any substance is dangerous […] → Read More

ABQ technology fair targets seniors

It’s a generational thing. Seniors didn’t grow up with the plethora of modern day technology that most younger people approach as second nature, said Jill Beets, spokeswoman for Adelante, a local nonprofit that supports people with disabilities, seniors and the disadvantaged. The pandemic underscored the need for all people to be technology literate enough so […] → Read More

ABQ BioPark named one of worst zoos for elephants in North America

Zoo officials dispute ranking, saying their management of elephant care is grounded in science and best practices → Read More

Tiny Homes Village seeks to redirect $500K in county funds

Money would go toward scaling up housing project's operations → Read More

APS grad rates improve; statewide rates hold steady

Numbers climbed for all subgroups except Native American students → Read More

FAA grants ABQ balloonists one-year waiver from tracking device

Hot air balloonists in Albuquerque have been granted a one-year Federal Aviation Administration waiv ... → Read More