RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — GOP voters in New Mexico’s 2nd Congressional District will lastly resolve Tuesday which Republican will problem Democratic U.S. Rep. Xochitl Torres Small. Oil government Claire Chase, former state lawmaker Yvette Herrell and Las Cruces businessman Chris Mathys are vying for the GOP nomination amid a divided Republican Celebration of New Mexico. The first marketing campaign has been marred by private assaults, darkish cash assault adverts and claims over who’s probably the most stalwart supporter of President Donald Trump. Herrell and Chase have exchanged probably the most punches, accusing the opposite of being a closeted “never Trumper.” Candidates even have averted providing any daring proposals to deal with points like poverty in one of many nation’s poorest congressional districts.
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — The downturn within the industrial air journey trade has become a boon for a former army base in New Mexico. The Roswell Worldwide Air Middle has emerged as a significant storage facility for planes which have been grounded by airways attributable to age and lack of demand. Planes have arrived from carriers together with American Airways, United Airways and Frontier Airways. The Albuquerque Journal reviews there are extra grounded planes in Roswell now than at any level throughout the trendy historical past of the previous base. The industrial air journey trade has been laborious hit as folks stayed house to curb the unfold of the coronavirus.
HOLBROOK, Ariz. (AP) — Petrified Forest Nationwide Park in northeastern Arizona is reopening some services and areas which have been closed to the general public since March 24 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Park officers say a phased strategy to extend leisure entry and different companies can have the park highway, trails and wilderness areas reopen Friday. The Painted Desert Customer Middle, the Rainbow Forest Museum, Rainbow Forest Lodge and the Painted Desert Dinner and Reward Store will reopen in future phases. In the meantime, a undertaking to restore and substitute three bridges and sections of the park highway continues with completion of the undertaking’s second part scheduled for late June.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is being criticized for a jewellery buy from a retailer in Albuquerque that had closed its retail areas after she issued a public well being order prompting the closure of all non-essential companies. The governor’s workplace says the transaction was executed remotely and didn’t violate the order. However Republicans are calling he conduct hypocritical and dishonorable. They are saying the jewellery buy exemplifies latest weeks of harsh and inequitable therapy of small companies at a time when the governor was telling folks to solely exit for important gadgets. New Mexico has greater than 7,250 coronavirus instances and 329 deaths.