SANTA FE, NM – The Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) on Friday issued a closure order for a segment of Forest Road (FR) 376 to accommodate work on a blocked culvert that poses a threat to public health and safety.
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.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The Office of U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) will host a Service Academy Information Night on Tuesday, August 27, in Albuquerque at Eldorado High School.
Elected officials, forest planners, wildlife authorities, landowners, tribal leaders and community members gather to discuss new policy initiatives for protecting important migration areas
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.
The New Mexico Economic Development Department is offering Small Business Innovation Research (NM SBIR) grant awards up to $100,000 to accelerate commercialization of technologies developed with the aid of the federal SBIR awards.
Saturday’s Abiquiu Volunteer Fire Department fundraising dance netted nearly $1,000, but its real success was in meeting organizers’ goal to show the community a good time.
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.
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.
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.
Animal Protection of New Mexico News:Conservation and animal protection groups see changes as inadequate for protecting people, companion animals, wildlife and public lands
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.
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.
ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico State Police arrested a male subject Friday who rammed his vehicle through a gate at the New Mexico State Police Office in Albuquerque.