PECOS, N.M. (KRQE) - Some New Mexico kids are getting a hands-on approach to wildlife conservation.
Seventh graders from El Dorado Community School in Eldorado have been taking part in the Trout in the Classrooms program run by the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish.
The kids released tiny rainbow trout into the Pecos River this week at the Bert Clancy Campround about 13 miles upstream from Pecos.
The kids have a very special attachment to the fish. They helped raise the trout since they were eggs. That was four months ago.
This week they got to see the result of their efforts.
With frigid temperatures, it's hard to imagine living without a heater these days. An Albuquerque woman claims that's exactly what her family has had to endure due to a pile of problems inside her apartment.
A District Court judge has ordered city leaders respond to a petition filed by an animal activist on the city's trap-neuter-return approach of managing feral cats.
Police responded to dozens of weather-related crashes in only a matter of hours Sunday.
A small plane crashed at about 8 a.m. Sunday morning on the Canyon Rim Trail near N.M. 502 and the entrance of Los Alamos.
Sunday night in Albuquerque and around the world people gathered for candlelight vigils to remember the loss of their children.
Department of Agriculture officials are warning customers to not get burned when buying firewood.