New Mexico wildfire contained

New Mexico wildfire contained

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – The Latest on eastern New Mexico grass fire near Portales (all times local): 7 p.m. Authorities say a grass fire in eastern New Mexico now is contained after charring an estimated 1,000 acres (1.5 square miles) and burning…

New Mexico reduces marijuana penalties

New Mexico reduces marijuana penalties

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A bill that reduces penalties for possession of small amounts of marijuana and drug paraphernalia has been signed by the governor of New Mexico. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed legislation Wednesday that makes the possession of up to a half-ounce (12 grams)…

Uncertainty surrounds New Mexico gathering of Mexican-American scholars

Uncertainty surrounds New Mexico gathering of Mexican-American scholars

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – Mexican American scholars from universities across the country are gathering in New Mexico for an annual national conference amid uncertainty. Members of the National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies are scheduled Wednesday to start their four-day conference…