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Enchanting New Mexico cuisine

Enchanting New Mexico cuisine

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — The New Mexico History Museum will be presenting The “Forks in the Road: Notable New Mexico Restaurants” exhibit this summer. The goal is to highlight iconic, notable, and historic eateries, as well as lesser-known restaurants in the Land of Enchantment. Catherine Trujillo, deputy director of the New Mexico History Museum says,…

Addressing chronic absenteeism

Addressing chronic absenteeism

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — A recent report by the New Mexico Legislative Finanace Committee titled Student Attendance and Performance, has delivered a failing grade. It shows the number of students chronically absent, meaning they missed more than 10% of school, more than doubled from 2019-2023, outpacing the national average. The data shows in 2023, 40%…

Informed decisions to avoid crashes

Informed decisions to avoid crashes

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — Researchers from the University of New Mexico’s Geospatial and Population Studies report that while pedestrians are only involved in around 2% of traffic crashes in New Mexico, they make up 20% of all crash-related fatalities. As a result the researchers have come up with two new dashboards for examining data about…

APD to increase police resources in downtown for summer

APD to increase police resources in downtown for summer

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — APD plans to increase police presence in the downtown area with specialty units such as Horse Mounted, Tactical, Traffic and officers assigned on TEAMS (Targeted Enforcement Active Monitoring) overtime during Summer 2024. Since the beginning of summer, officers have noted an increase in the number of patrons visiting the downtown area.…

Albuquerque sees 11% decrease in auto-theft while most cities see rise

Albuquerque sees 11% decrease in auto-theft while most cities see rise

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — Auto theft decreased by 11% in a four-county metro area, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau. Albuquerque has now dropped from sixth to seventh place, having been listed worse in the nation from 2016-2018. “Auto theft is a quality of life issue that has always been a top priority for…

BernCo Commissioner Steven Michael Quezada hosts community meeting

BernCo Commissioner Steven Michael Quezada hosts community meeting

Bernalillo County, NM (KKOB) — Commissioner Steven Michael Quezada will host a community meeting on the proposed Behavioral Health Ordinance on Monday, June 17, in the Ken Sanchez Commission Chambers at Alvarado Square, 415 Silver Ave. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. “We have heard from many of our constituents with…