KRQE News 13
Could wild horses be at risk?
The Valley Meat Company near Roswell passed an inspection by the USDA in April, it is still awaiting its permit in order to start operations at what would be the country's only horse slaughterhouse.
Sun May 19, 2013
Keep reading fun with public library summer reading programs
School is almost out for the summer around New Mexico. Are you looking for activities to keep the kids busy this summer? Do you want to help them retain what they learned last year and be ready for the next school year? Many public libraries around the state are offering summer reading programs that include prizes and fun programs.
Sun May 12, 2013
Alamogordo Daily News
Group seeks help in protecting horses in Placitas
A group that advocates for the protection of free-roaming horses in Placitas has asked federal officials for assistance in confronting public safety concerns arising from the animals straying on the roads.
Sun May 05, 2013
Crews continue to work on Piedra Fire
Firefighters are still trying to put out a wildfire burning in the East Mountains.
Investigators find fire spree evidence
Sandoval County Fire investigators say they've gathered new evidence that may help figure out who's responsible for a string of fires that sparked northwest of Rio Rancho on Friday morning.
Free-roaming horses in Placitas debated
The popular, free-roaming horses of a New Mexico mountain hamlet may have outstripped the ability of the land to support them.
Thu May 02, 2013
Las Cruces Sun-News
Firefighters battle blaze in Sandia Mountains
Officials say no structures are in danger and the cause of the blaze near the historic village of Placitas is unknown.
Crews battle Peidra Fire in the Sandias
Fire crews are battling a small fire burning in the Sandia Mountains. The U.S. Forest Service says the Peidra Fire has burned about three acres so far in the north end of the Sandias, south of Placitas.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
New Mexico horse dies in hit and run
Roaming horses have been a disruptive matter in Placitas before. No one knows where the horses originated and no one claims ownership.