Tag Archives: New Mexico

New Mexico State Police on alert

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) ——The New Mexico State Police Department is “bracing for impact”. This in response to the FBI’s warning that they have received information that “armed protests” are being planned in all 50 states, ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration next week. A Twitter post shows that every state capitol, including the roundhouse at…MORE

Pet food recall issued for product shipped to New Mexico

(PRESS RELEASE)   Las Cruces, NM (KKOB) – The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an alert regarding a pet food recall. On Dec. 30, Midwestern Pet Foods, Inc. announced a recall of certain lots of Sportmix pet food products. On Jan. 11, Midwestern Pet Foods, Inc. expanded the recall to include additional products (not…MORE

Coronavirus variant found in New Mexico

(News Release) SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Health on Wednesday announced the state’s first case of the B117 coronavirus variant. A male in his 60’s has the variant; he is associated with travel to the UK in December. He is currently recovering from very mild illness; no hospitalization was required. To this…MORE

New Mexico provides $5.3 million in energy assistance paid directly to utility vendors

(NEWS RELEASE) Santa FE, NM (KKOB) – The New Mexico Human Services Department received $5.3 million from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, & Economic Security Act (CARES Act). A one-time $300 payment will be provided to utility vendors for households that received a Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) payment and are at least one month behind in their utility payments. LIHEAP is a program that assists approximately 70,000 New Mexico households with their home heating and cooling costs. Eligible…MORE

New Mexico COVID-19 update: 1,221 new cases, totaling 139,875

(PRESS RELEASE)     Santa FE, NM (KKOB) – New Mexico state health officials on Tuesday announced 1,221 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are: 353 new cases in Bernalillo County 39 new cases in Chaves County 12 new cases in Cibola County 27 new cases in Curry…MORE

AAA New Mexico: Statewide gas price average spikes ahead of the Holidays

(NEWS RELEASE)   Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) – The statewide gas price average in New Mexico is $2.08 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA New Mexico Weekend Gas Watch. That price is five cents more from this day last week and 37 cents less per gallon than on this day last year. Of…MORE

New Mexico offers free digital resource to address addiction

(PRESS RELEASE)   SANTA FE – A new digital resource, 5-Actions Program™ (NM5actions.com) is designed to help adults (18 years of age and older) address challenges associated with alcohol, other drugs, and behavioral addictions (e.g., gambling, sex, technology, food) is free for residents of New Mexico, announced the New Mexico Crisis and Access Line (NMcrisisline.com) in partnership with ProtoCall Services, Inc., and with…MORE

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