Category Archives: The Good News File

The Good News File: The gift of song

The Good News File: The gift of song

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) – When Mario Uranga first heard his future wife, Alexandra, sing his world stopped. It was one of those rare moments in life when things change forever. The two were paired for solo practice in a UNM music class and a short while later, they started dating. After graduating in 2013, they…MORE

The Good News File: Stepping on inspiration

The Good News File: Stepping on inspiration

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) – When the pandemic began, local artist Maewyn Padilla began using chalk art to relieve stress. “I had filled up my driveway with chalk … and one day I was walking through UNM’s campus and there was so much concrete, it just suited me. It was the perfect place for me to…MORE

The Good News File: Coffee, Music, & Community

The Good News File: Coffee, Music, & Community

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) – Many of us orchestrate our mornings to the tune of caffeine, but this spring, a local cafe is orchestrating its employees around music. Every other month independent coffee shop, Rust is Gold, off Eubank and Comanche, allows one of their baristas to craft a drink for which a portion of the…MORE

The Good News File: People need smiles

The Good News File: People need smiles

(Albuquerque, N.M.) – KKOB Jesus Padilla is a high school senior in Albuquerque. He’s the kind of student whose smile brightens the whole room. But it’s more than just his charm that got him recognized as Rio Grande High School’s 2022 Selfless Senior. Jesus has a deeply compassionate heart and a drive to make the…MORE

The Good News File: Building Creative Minds

(Albuquerque, N.M.) KKOB – From its unique cultural backgrounds to its most colorful events, the Duke City is special; and so is the museum that shows it off best. With Winter Break approaching, The Albuquerque Museum is reminding all New Mexicans that admission is free each and every Sunday for everyone from 9 a.m. until…MORE

Santa Fe based business curates adaptive fashion

(Santa Fe, N.M.) KKOB — When Alex Herold’s mom, Patti, was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2008, she came home to care for her. She made her home as accessible as possible, but getting dressed and finding clothing that made her feel beautiful while being functional was really challenging. As a former New York fashion…MORE

The Good News File: Activate the Alleys

(Albuquerque, N.M.) KKOB — Mixed in with the tall brick and stucco buildings in downtown Albuquerque, there’s a bright and colorful property next to the old Fire Stone store on Central Ave. and Seventh Street. It’s called OT Circus, and inside you’ll find a proud supporter of the neighborhood’s burgeoning art scene. Victoria Vandame is the…MORE

The Good News File: This Hawk Soars

(Albuquerque, N.M.) KKOB — When kids are struggling with math, teachers help them understand, when students hate to read, educators work with them to expand their imagination and fall in love with the story, but when a child misbehaves, they’re automatically punished. Dr. Kristopher Johnson, the Vice Principal at Volcano Vista High School says, that’s…MORE

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