May 17 Evening Rush: First case of measles confirmed in New Mexico

1. The New Mexico Department of Health has confirmed a case of the measles in a 1-year-old child from Sierra County. 

Full Story: NM Department of Health confirms measles case in Sierra County


2. The New Mexico Public Education Department says summer vacation is about to be cut short for more than 101,000 New Mexico students.

Full Story: Many APS schools to start two weeks early


3. Bottomless Lakes State Park is being evacuated due to a fire that is burning on private land east of Roswell, New Mexico. 

Full Story: Bottomless Lakes State Park evacuated after fire burns 450 acres east of Roswell


4. A weak weather disturbance spreading spot snow and rain will move across the north Saturday. Meanwhile, the rest of the state should remain sunny and cool with the side of the state becoming windy with gusts topping 40 mph.

Full Story: Mark’s Friday Evening Forecast


5. Several events are causing a parking nightmare at The Pit. The Ty Murray Professional Bullriding Invitational is expected to draw up to 30,000 people over three days. Across the street, the Isotopes will be playing Friday night and Saturday. 

Full Story: Overlapping events causing traffic nightmare near The Pit


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