Trapper, explorer and guide Antoine Leroux left his mark on Colorado | Western Colorado = Colorado

In 1853, when Captain John Gunnison led his expedition through western Colorado—including the first wheeled vehicles to traverse that part of the state—to explore the possibility of a central railroad to California, he relied heavily on 52-year-old guide Antoine Leroux of Taos . Based on his experience, Gunnison turned down another guide in favor of … Read more

$8.5 million Santa Fe Mansion honors classic New Mexico architecture

This sprawling plain blends beautifully into the New Mexico forest. Barker real estate Surrounded by state forest, pine trees and rocky outcrops, this New Mexico adobe home offers stunning mountain views during daylight hours. Once darkness has settled, a field of city lights comes to life in the pool below. It’s a feast for the … Read more

Karlan Denio charged with Thanksgiving Day murder of his wife

A New Mexico man has been arrested in connection with a gruesome scene that greeted his family on Thanksgiving Day. Karl Denio62, is charged with first-degree first-degree murder in the alleged murder, dismembering and disembowelment of his wife Connie Denio in the hours just before guests were to be seated and eat on National Thanksgiving … Read more

The nuclear waste repository in the USA begins filling the new disposal area

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (AP) — Workers at the nation’s only underground nuclear waste disposal facility have begun utilizing a newly mined disposal area at the underground facility in southern New Mexico. Officials at the waste isolation pilot plant announced this week that the first waste containers to be buried in the new area came from Tennessee’s … Read more

Florida, California, worst for FBI crime reporting

Data: FBI; Diagram: Tory Lysik/Axios Visuals Florida and California had the lowest percentages of law enforcement agencies reporting crime data to the FBI last year. Why it matters: National violent crime data in 2021 was at high risk as around 40% of law enforcement agencies nationwide failed to report their crime data. Two of the … Read more

Florida, California, worst for FBI crime reporting * Florida

Data: FBI; Diagram: Tory Lysik/Axios Visuals Florida and California had the lowest percentages of law enforcement agencies reporting crime data to the FBI last year. Why it matters: National violent crime data in 2021 was at high risk as around 40% of law enforcement agencies nationwide failed to report their crime data. Two of the … Read more

CSU Rams QB Clay Millen only cares about wins and losses, not about setting records

FORT COLLINS — Thanksgiving Clay Millen has a word for Labor Day Clay Millen: chill. Chill you turkey. Serious. “I think the biggest thing was learning how to deal with disappointment,” the Rams freshman quarterback told me with a laugh early Friday night after scoring two goals in the 17-0 season-ending win over New Mexico … Read more

New Mexico vs. Colorado State: Lobos Preview, TV Guide, Preview, Odds = Colorado

Lobos looking for first conference win. Contact/Follow @MWCwire New Mexico wants to start at least one. WEEK 12: CSU (2-9. 2-5 MWC) vs. New Mexico Lobos (2-9, 0-7 MWC) IF: Friday, November 18, 2022 6:46 AM MST 8:46 PM WHERE: Canvas Stadium in Fort Collins, CO WEATHER: 42° time of day & 23° Evening wind … Read more

The discovery of the oldest human footprints in North America excited researchers. It turns out they might not be that old

A joint team of American researchers has contradicted previous claims that fossil footprints found in 2009 in the Lake Otero Basin in New Mexico’s White Sands National Park are the oldest in North America – allegedly from the last Ice Age. The group’s latest work appeared in a recent issue of Quaternary Research. Last September, … Read more

Hispanics will hold almost all of the statewide seats in New Mexico

Clockwise from left: Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, Lt. gov. Howie Morales, Attorney General-designate Raúl Torrez, Public Lands Commissioner Stephanie Garcia Richard, State Auditor-designate Joseph Maestas and State Treasurer-designate Laura Montoya. Photos: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images, Lieutenant Governor’s Office, Bernalillo County DA, New Mexico State Land Office, courtesy of Joseph Maestas and Laura Montoya Campaigns … Read more