The Arc advocates for people with disabilities

Jacob Schattschneider, 65, who has intellectual disabilities, sits in his recliner inside his apartment. (Elaine D. Briseno/Albuquerque Journal) ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Jacob Schattschneider spent most of his life in group homes. His intellectual disabilities made it hard for him to live alone. That changed about five years ago when he moved into his own one-bedroom […]

Hiring fair in Albuquerque this Thursday

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A hiring fair Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon will feature almost 50 companies seeking new employees. The event at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center — 2401 12th St. NW — is sponsored by Public Service Company of New Mexico in partnership with city of Albuquerque Economic Development. Some of participating companies […]

New group discusses future of New Mexico housing market

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (KRQE) – People don’t have to look far in Albuquerque to see housing developments under construction, but the Greater Albuquerque Association of Realtors said there’s a "modest inventory" of homes available at every price range. "We do have a modest inventory for the overall spectrum of Albuquerque," GAAR President John Lopez explained. "We […]

Suspected street race crash involving an airman from a nearby Air Force base leaves one dead and three injured in New Mexico

Authorities say street racers in southwest Albuquerque have killed a pedestrian and crashed a vehicle into an apartment building. A member of the 58th Special Operations Wing out of nearby Kirtland Air Force Base was confirmed to be involved in the deadly crash by base Chief of Public Affairs Carl Grusnick, the Albuquerque Journal reported. […]

NM permanent fund proposal stalls in Senate committee

Sen. Gerald Ortiz y Pino, D-Albuquerque, center, gestures while making a point after other senators, including Sen. Bill Tallman, D-Albuquerque, right, voted Monday to table a proposal to take more money from the Land Grant Permanent Fund for early childhood programs. The 7-4 vote in the Senate Rules Committee dimmed the proposal\’s prospects for this […]