A Frijoles Canyon cavate at Bandelier National Monument. Courtesy photo

Bandelier Fee Free On August 25th

Entrance fees at Bandelier National Monument will be waived on August 25 to celebrate the National Park Service’s 103rd birthday.

Luján Honors Distinguished Vietnam War Veteran

TAOS ― U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), the U.S. House Assistant Speaker, presented a local Vietnam War veteran with the Vietnam Veteran Lapel Pin – a commendation of the nation’s lasting thanks to U.S. military veterans who served during the Vietnam War.

Udall, Heinrich, Haaland

Udall, Heinrich, Haaland Announce $295,375 For CNM Community College To Expand Abqid Seed Fund

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representative Deb Haaland announced that the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded $295,375 to Central New Mexico Community College (CNM) to enhance and develop the ABQid Seed Fund, which will support a diverse, inclusive population of entrepreneurs and business owners in Central New Mexico.

New Mexico Department Of Health Warns About Vaping-Associated Lung Disease

SANTA FE, NM – The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) is investigating possible cases of lung disease that are associated with vaping. A 29-year old male from Bernalillo County was determined to have vaping- associated lung disease and three additional cases are under investigation. All have reported use of vape cartridges, possibly containing Tetra hydro cannabinol (THC). There have been similar cases reported in at least 14 other states. 

BLM Field Office Offers Forest Product Permits Online

TAOS ― As part of its ongoing efforts to better serve the public, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Taos Field Office has begun a pilot program offering permits for fuelwood and Christmas trees online.   

Udall, Heinrich, Torres Small Announce $750,000 To NMSU To Develop Clean Energy Workforce

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representative Xochitl Torres Small announced that the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded $750,000 to New Mexico State University’s (NMSU) College of Engineering to create the Innovation and Commercialization for Regional Energy Workforce (I-CREW). The I-CREW program will focus on accelerating clean energy technology and developing a statewide clean energy workforce.