Category Archives: 770 News

Census Count for 2020 Important in NM

Census Count for 2020 Important in NM

THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO IS PUTTING 3-AND-A-HALF MILLION DOLLARS INTO BOOSTING YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE CENSUS COUNT. THE ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL REPORTS IT’S DUE TO NEW MEXICO’S RURAL NATURE AND ITS INFRASTRUCTURE LIMITATIONS LIKE BAD ROADS AND PHONE CONNECTIONS THAT ARE SPOTTY. AND GOVERNOR LUJAN GRISHAM ANNOUNCED SHE’S CREATED A STATE-LEVEL COMMISSION THAT WILL MAKE…MORE

Possible Problem for Proposed Migrant Funding

Possible Problem for Proposed Migrant Funding

THE ALBUQUERQUE CITY COUNCIL THIS COMING MONDAY COULD VOTE ON A PROPOSAL THAT PROVIDES 250-THOUSAND DOLLARS TO GO INTO A CITY EMERGENCY FUND TO ASSIST MIGRANTS RELEASED BY THE BORDER PATROL. AT LEAST ONE COUNCILOR, TRUDY JONES, SAYS CHILDREN ALREADY IN ALBUQUERQUE NEED HELP, SO SHE WON’T VOTE IN FAVOR OF THE FUNDING. BUT IF…MORE

Update on Fatal West Side Albuquerque Shooting

Update on Fatal West Side Albuquerque Shooting

FEDERAL OFFICIALS HAVE TAKEN OVER THE INVESTIGATION OF MONDAY’S SHOOTING DEATH ON ALBUQUERQUE’S WEST SIDE. THE POSTAL SERVICE CONFIRMS THAT THE VICTIM WAS 47 YEAR OLD MAIL CARRIER JOSE HERNANDEZ. CHANNEL 7 NEWS REPORTS HE WAS AN ARMY VETERAN AND THE FATHER OF FOUR CHILDREN. POLICE BELIEVE HERNANDEZ WAS SHOT BY 17 YEAR OLD XAVIER…MORE

NM Candidate Changes Party to Run for Congress

NM Candidate Changes Party to Run for Congress

THERE IS NOW A REPUBLICAN IN THE RACE TO REPLACE DEMOCRAT CONGRESSMAN BEN RAY LUJAN WHO IS RUNNING FOR THE SENATE. BRETT KOKINADIS SAYS HE’S RUNNING FOR CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT THREE, A DISTRICT THAT COVERS MUCH OF NORTHERN NEW MEXICO. KOKINADIS WAS THE FOUNDER OF “NEW MEXICO DEMOCRATS FOR DEMOCRACY ” BUT HAS CHANGED HIS PARTY…MORE

Mother Defends Son’s Treatment at Mid School

Mother Defends Son’s Treatment at Mid School

AN ALBUQUERQUE MOTHER SAYS SHE’LL NO LONGER SEND HER KIDS TO JIMMY CARTER MIDDLE SCHOOL. SHE SAYS HER SON WAS ROUGHED UP WHEN HE WAS ARRESTED BY CAMPUS SECURITY AIDS ON TUESDAY. NICOLE ORTIZ SAYS HER SON, LUIS, HAS NEVER BEEN IN TROUBLE. BUT HE REFUSED TO GIVE A TEACHER HIS CELL PHONE ON TUESDAY,…MORE

Gun Battle Continues in NM

Gun Battle Continues in NM

THE BATTLE CONTINUES OVER A NEW LAW EXPANDING BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR GUN PURCHASES IN NEW MEXICO. FOR THE THIRD TIME, SECRETARY OF STATE MAGGIE TOULOUSE OLIVER HAS REJECTED AN ATTEMPT TO PUT A PROPOSAL TO REPEAL THE LAW BEFORE VOTERS. HOUSE REPUBLICAN LEADER JAMES TOWNSEND TELLS NEWSRADIO KKOB THE NEXT STEP WILL LIKELY BE A…MORE

Project to Reshape Albuquerque Neighborhood

Project to Reshape Albuquerque Neighborhood

TRANSFORMATIVE. THAT’S THE WORD BEING USED TO DESCRIBE A NEW DEVELOPMENT AT THE CORNER OF CENTRAL AND UNSER ON ALBUQUERQUE’S WEST SIDE. NUEVO ATRISCO WILL INCLUDE RETAIL AND OFFICE SPACE AS WELL AS AN 86 UNIT APARTMENT. THERE IS ALSO A 20-THOUSAND SQUARE FOOT PLAZA AND COMMUNITY EVENT EPICENTER. THE NEW MEXICO MORTGAGE FINANCE AUTHORITY…MORE

Major Award for Albuquerque Balloonist

Major Award for Albuquerque Balloonist

ALBUQUERQUE BALLOONISTS ALBERT LOWENSTEIN NOW HAS THE MOST PRESTIGIOUS GIVEN BY THE FAA. CHANNEL 13 NEWS REPORTS THAT LOWENSTEIN WAS AWARDED THE WRIGHT BROTHERS MASTER PILOT AWARD, WHICH GOES TO PILOTS WHO HAVE SUCCESSFULLY AND CONTINUOUSLY FLOWN FOR 50 YEARS OR MORE. HE’S NOW ONE OF 53-HUNDRED PILOTS TO BE GIVEN THE AWARD. LOWENSTEIN SAYS…MORE

New Dinosaur for the Museum

New Dinosaur for the Museum

THE LOBBY AT THE NEW MEXICO MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY AND SCIENCE IN ALBUQUERQUE IS UNDERGOING SOME BIG CHANGES. CURATOR OF EXHIBITS DAVID LUNDY SAYS STAN THE T-REX…A FIXTURE AT THE MUSEUM FOR MORE THAN TEN YEARS…IS GOING ON TOUR TO THE FARMINGTON MUSEUM AND POINTS BEYOND. THAT WILL MAKE WAY FOR THE NEW DINOSAUR.…MORE

Latest on Fatal Postal Worker Shooting

Latest on Fatal Postal Worker Shooting

FEDERAL OFFICIALS HAVE TAKEN OVER THE INVESTIGATION OF YESTERDAY’S(MON) SHOOTING DEATH OF A PERSON ON ALBUQUERQUE’S WEST SIDE. THE POSTAL SERVICE HAS CONFIRMED TO NEWSRADIO KKOB THAT THE VICTIM WAS A MAIL CARRIER. NO I-D HAS BEEN RELEASED. NOW POLICE THINK THEY KNOW WHO SHOT THE POSTAL CARRIER. THEY SAY 17 YEAR OLD XAVIER ZAMORA…MORE

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