During a RCLC meeting Friday in Taos, Neptune’s Paul Black (together with Paul Black) discusses a stakeholder engagement and community outreach program the company is launching soon. Courtesy photo

RCLC Finalizing Turnaround Efforts

The Regional Coalition of LANL Communities (RCLC) met Friday in Taos where they heard from an auditor contracted to complete six years of back audits in order to bring the organization into compliance following past mismanagement issues.

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New Mexico’s Unemployment Rate 4.9 Percent In July

New Mexico’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.9 percent in July 2019, unchanged from June 2019 and up from 4.8 percent in the previous year. The national unemployment rate in July was 3.7 percent, unchanged from June 2019 and down from 3.9 percent  in July 2018.

High Temperatures Today and Monday In The Española Valley

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in the Española Valley near 92 with sunshine throughout the day with partly cloudy skies later in the evening and tonight’s low around 61. Courtesy/NWS

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I.B.E.W Electrical Apprenticeship Program Graduates 19

The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and Local Union 611 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) jointly sponsor the training programs that offer apprentices the opportunity to earn wages and benefits while they learn the skills needed to be successful in the electrical industry.

Cueva Fire Update

Following Thursday’s successful firing operations, the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) has concluded all ignitions on the Cueva Fire.

UNM-LA Host Visitors From Main Campus

University of New Mexico Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. James Paul Holloway and Senior Vice Provost Dr. Barbara Rodríguez traveled to Los Alamos on Thursday, August 15, to visit UNM-Los Alamos (UNM-LA) and Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL).

Valley Daily Post Launches New Website

You may notice the Valley Daily Post looks a little different today. After months of planning, we just went live with a new website.

NMFO: ‘Roswell’ Season 2 Films In New Mexico

SANTA FE ― The television series “Roswell,” produced by Warner Bros.Television / NM Talent Inc., will begin principal photography of Season 2 mid-August through January in Santa Fe, Las Vegas, Albuquerque and Madrid, said New Mexico State Film Office Director Todd Christensen.

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Russell Sanchez Wins Best Of Classification For Pottery At Santa Fe Indian Market

Russell Sanchez Wins Best Of Classification For Pottery At Santa Fe Indian Market

Pueblo of San Ildefonso potter Russell Sanchez took the Best of Classification II – Pottery award at the Southwestern Association for Indian Arts (SWAIA) 2019 Santa Fe Indian Market. Best of Classification awards are the highest honors awarded at Indian Market, with the exception of  Best of Show, which is chosen from the Best of Classification recipients.

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Udall, Heinrich Call For Reversal Of Trump Plan To Cut Nutrition Aid To 3 Million Americans

Udall, Heinrich Call For Reversal Of Trump Plan To Cut Nutrition Aid To 3 Million Americans

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich joined a group of 19 Senators and 120 U.S. Representatives to demand that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) withdraw its disastrous plan to kick an estimated 3.1 million Americans off of food assistance, including tens of thousands of New Mexicans. 

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New Mexico Ranks 9th In The Nation For Employment Growth

New Mexico Ranks 9th In The Nation For Employment Growth

 ALBUQUERQUE — Employment data recently posted by the U.S. Department of Labor and the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions (NMDWS) shows that New Mexico has outpaced the national job growth rate again. Over the year, New Mexico’s total nonagricultural employment increased by 21,700 jobs, or 2.6 percent. The nation’s job growth rate was 1.5 percent.

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AG Balderas Leads 10 States And The District Of Columbia In Opposing EPA’s Illegal Pesticide Reviews

AG Balderas Leads 10 States And The District Of Columbia In Opposing EPA’s Illegal Pesticide Reviews   

The States Say EPA’s Pesticide Evaluation Plans with Respect to Endangered Species Violate the Heart of the Endangered Species Act.

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Today, New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas sent a comment letter to the Environmental Protection Agency, blasting the agency’s apparent attempt to violate the Endangered Species Act in its rollback of pesticide review requirements meant to prevent harm to federally endangered species. New Mexico and nine other states, plus the District of Columbia, are urging EPA to withdraw its ill-conceived rollback.