Hurricane Irma was the longest-lasting powerful hurricane or typhoon ever recorded, worldwide. Irma sustained its 185-mph winds for 37 hours – "the longest any cyclone around the globe has maintained that intensity on record," according to Phil Klotzbach , a research scientist at Colorado State University. The previous record was held by Typhoon Haiyan, also called Super Typhoon Yolanda, which hit the Philippines in 2013. Irma was a hurricane for nearly 12 days. For more than three days of...
Hundreds of people protested in downtown Santa Fe Friday, Sept. 8, calling for an end to a controversial Fiestas event called La Entrada . It's a re-enactment of Diego de Vargas' reconquest of the city after the Pueblo Revolt of 1680. Native American activists and their allies see it as a celebration of genocide and have protested the event repeatedly over the years. This year marks the third in a row.
State Putting Up Warning Signs After Deadly Dust Storms – The Associated Press & KOAT The New Mexico Department of Transportation says it will put up warning signs along a dust-prone stretch of I-10 near the Arizona-New Mexico border where many people have died.
Let's Talk New Mexico
Let's Talk New Mexico 9/7 8a: The UNM Athletics Department is under intense scrutiny right now. The state auditor and attorney general are investigating the financial management of the department going back several years after news broke that the department covered expenses for some athletics boosters on a golf trip to Scotland. New Mexicans also learned this summer that fees for many suites at the Pit went uncollected for years.
Sat 9/9 12p: Every year on Women's Focus, Carol Boss interviews young Israeli and Palestinian women who have attended a Creativity for Peace summer camp in northern New Mexico.
Sat. 9/9 7p : Duke City Riots has upcoming gigs at Blue Grasshopper in Rio Rancho S aturday September 9th, 8:30 PM and in Albuquerque Saturday September 16th, 9:30 PM.
Public Health New Mexico
New Mexico’s attorney general is opposing a move by President Trump to undo an Obama-era rule protecting nursing home patients.