Category Archives: KKOB Local News

Deadline extended for NMDA Healthy Soil applications

Deadline extended for NMDA Healthy Soil applications

Las Cruces, NM (KKOB) — Due to multiple wildfires burning around the state, and the unfortunate reality that many New Mexicans have been impacted by this emergency situation, the New Mexico Department of Agriculture (NMDA) extended the grant application deadline for its Healthy Soil Program to Thursday, May 19. Potential applicants include Eligible Entities and Individual Applicants. Eligible Entities are…MORE

Wells Fargo robber

Wells Fargo robber

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) —- Forty year old Uriah Davis, appeared in federal court Wednesday and was charged with the May 2nd robbery of a Wells Fargo bank.A criminal complaint states that Davis allegedly entered the bank on Central Avenue SE and told a teller to give him money, which the teller did and Davis fled…MORE

Update on Cabelas shooting

Update on Cabelas shooting

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — New details have been released by New Mexico State Police regarding a shooting at the Cabela’s on Lang Ave.,On April 29th. 18-year-old Gabriel Velasquez was trying to shoplift several boxes of 9-millimeter bullets, until a store manager confronted Velasquez and began escorting him from the store, officials say that’s when Velasquez…MORE

ASPCA to the rescue!

ASPCA to the rescue!

Santa Fe, NM (KKOB) — At the urgent request of the Animal Welfare Coalition of Northeastern New Mexico (AWC), the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), in collaboration with Helping Paws Across Borders (HPAB), mobilized to provide critical support for animals impacted by the recent wildfires spreading dangerously across New Mexico. The…MORE

Triple ‘A’ Weekend Gas Watch

Triple ‘A’ Weekend Gas Watch

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — The statewide gas price average in New Mexico is $4.27 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA New Mexico Weekend Gas Watch. That price is 15 cents more when compared to this day last week and $1.35 more per gallon than on this day last year. Of the…MORE

APD looking for murder suspect

APD looking for murder suspect

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — APD detectives are currently looking for Vicente Reyes for the shooting death of his girlfriend during a domestic dispute on Monday in northeast Albuquerque. Officers were dispatched Monday shortly before noon when a 911 caller reported that her brother shot his girlfriend in the head at a home at 3125 Ortiz…MORE

High compliance level for APD

High compliance level for APD

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — The “highest levels of compliance ever achieved by APD”, that statement from the independent monitor overseeing APD’s reform efforts.Statistics in the Independent Monitor’s 15th report to the court show that APD achieved 100% primary compliance; 99% secondary compliance; and 70% operational compliance.In response to the report Mayor Tim Keller said, “This…MORE

Green chile gets gold

Green chile gets gold

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — The green received the gold in Las Vegas. The Fresh Chile Company was awarded the “2022 Gold Innovation Award” at the “SIAL America” trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada in March. The Las Cruces-based company received the accolade for its new freeze-dried Hatch chile product.The Fresh Chile Co. attended the trade…MORE

Rio Rancho Juneteenth Celebration

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — The City of Rio Rancho and the NAACP Rio Rancho Northwest Mesa Branch will be hosting Rio Rancho’s inaugural Juneteenth Freedom Day celebration on Friday, June 17th from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Campus Park at City Center.Juneteenth commemorates June 19th, 1865, when Major General Gordon Granger issued General’s Orders…MORE

Expanding fertility control for wild horses, burros 

Expanding fertility control for wild horses, burros 

Washington, DC (KKOB) — As part of its efforts to increase the use of fertility control to slow the growth of wild horse and burro herds on public lands, the Bureau of Land Management is seeking new contract services to humanely gather, treat with fertility control, and then release wild horses and burros back to…MORE

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