Who owns the Albuquerque Journal?

Who owns the Albuquerque Journal?

Journal Publishing Company
The Albuquerque Journal is a daily newspaper published in Albuquerque, N.M. The paper is owned by Journal Publishing Company, which is headed by brothers T.H. and W.P. Lang.

What is the name of the Albuquerque newspaper?

The Albuquerque Journal
The Albuquerque Journal is the largest newspaper in the U.S. state of New Mexico.

Where is the Albuquerque Journal?

Albuquerque Journal 7777 Jefferson St NE Albuquerque, NM Publishers – MapQuest.

How did Albuquerque get its name?

How Albuquerque Got Its Name. The colony’s governor, Francisco Cuervo y Valdés, penned a letter to the Duke of Alburquerque back in Spain to report their newly founded villa, named La Villa de Alburquerque in honor of the duke. Over the centuries, the first “r” was dropped, leaving Albuquerque spelled as it is today.

What does the word Albuquerque mean?

white oak
According to the City of Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau, the word Albuquerque comes from the Latin words “albus” and “quercus,” meaning “white oak.”

How old is the City of Albuquerque?

About 315 years

Albuquerque was founded in 1706 as an outpost as La Villa de Alburquerque by Francisco Cuervo y Valdés in the provincial kingdom of Santa Fe de Nuevo México and named after the Viceroy Francisco Fernández de la Cueva, 10th duke of Alburquerque, which is from a town in Spain.

How do you spell Albuquerque in Spanish?

Originally called La Villa de Alburquerque by Spanish settlers, then to Alburquerque and then finally shortened again to the common spelling of Albuquerque.

Why was the R dropped in Albuquerque?

In his novel “Alburquerque,” Anaya suggests Albuquerque, N.M.–nicknamed The Duke City for the old duke–lost its “r” because a train stationmaster had trouble pronouncing the extra consonant. Historians basically agree that over the years the name changed because people had trouble saying it.


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