NEWS

Stampede Meat Charges Toward Growth

December 10, 2018

December 7th, 2018 — Stampede Meat intends to drive growth with the opening of its new processing facility in Sunland Park, New Mexico. The company recently celebrated the grand opening of the plant with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by New Mexico Economic Development Dept. Cabinet Secretary Matt Geisel and local dignitaries…

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Innovator of the Year: Central New Mexico Community College

December 7, 2018

December 3rd, 2018 — Colleges are now finding ways to make blockchain technology work for their needs, such as by giving students more control over their records. Central New Mexico Community College (CNM), which enrolled 22,278 students this fall, emerged as an early leader in this effort. As of August 2018,…

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New Mexico Utility Reaffirms 20 Percent Renewables Goal

December 6, 2018

BY: U.S. News December 5th, 2018 — New Mexico’s largest electricity provider has reaffirmed its commitment to build five new solar plants next year as it plans to obtain 20 percent of retail electricity sales from renewable sources by 2020. The Albuquerque Journal reports the state Public Regulation Commission approved last…

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Santa Fe Spot Named One of the Top Fine Dining Restaurants in the U.S.

December 5, 2018

BY: Christopher Ortiz  December 5th, 2018 — To go to one of the best fine dining restaurants in the country, you only have to travel as far as Santa Fe. Geronimo was ranked No. 10 on TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Restaurant awards in the Fine Dining category. Last year, the restaurant came…

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Amazon Studios Pilot to Film in Albuquerque

December 4, 2018

BY: Ron Davis  December 3rd, 2018 — The name hasn’t been announced, but the storyline is set. On Monday, the New Mexico Film Office announced that an untitled mockumentary, based on the award-winning British series “People Just Do Nothing,” will soon begin principal photography in Albuquerque. The project, dubbed “Untitled Mehar…

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NM Ski Resorts Off to a Fast Start

December 3, 2018

BY: Christian Marquez  December 3rd, 2018 — Snowfall at New Mexico ski resorts has already outpaced last year, making industry leaders optimistic as resorts begin to open for the 2018-2019 season. Last year was a punishing one for New Mexico ski resorts. A drier than average snow season left many resorts…

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ABQ Startup Brings Blazing Fast Internet to Local College

November 30, 2018

BY: Christian Marquez  November 28th, 2018 — Students at Central New Mexico Community College next semester might notice the campus internet is faster — much faster. Albuquerque startup OptiPulse will build a 10 gigabyte per second wireless network for the school, according to a news release. The network will provide upload…

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ABQ tech co. helped outfit NASA’s new Mars lander

November 29, 2018

BY: Collin Krabbe November 28th, 2018 — NASA successfully returned to the Red Planet Monday afternoon with some help from a local aerospace company. The InSight Mars Lander, which was built by Denver’s Lockheed Martin Space in Colorado and was the first probe to land on the planet in six years,…

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Sun is shining on a new ABQ, NM energy source

November 28, 2018

BY: ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL EDITORIAL BOARD November 28th, 2018 — California has been burning for weeks. Northern New Mexico remains in exceptional drought conditions. Seas are on average 9 inches higher. Heat waves are far more intense than just a few decades ago. And a federal report released Friday on the effects of…

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Think small when shopping on Small Business Saturday

November 26, 2018

BY: JESSICA DYER / JOURNAL STAFF WRITER November 22nd, 2018 — Torild Kristiansen is not a big shopper. Nor is the Albuquerque woman particularly in tune with what the elementary school set considers cool. So when it comes time to birthday and Christmas shop for her great-nieces, Kristiansen heads to Out of…

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