The Fourth of July weekend on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) was unexceptional in the best definition of the word – no fire starts, no reports of illegal fireworks and no abandoned and/or illegal campfires on three of the five districts.
Showers and thunderstorms will favor the central mountain chain of New Mexico today. Temperatures will be near to slightly above normal.
Bicameral, bipartisan group of lawmakers question HHS and CDC’s basis for denying Tribal epidemiologists requests for vital information available to states and other public health authorities.
Today, the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) welcomed the Washington NFL team’s announcement this morning of its plan to conduct a “thorough review” of the team’s name and mascot, which represents an important breakthrough for Indian Country in its longstanding effort to change the name and mascot.
New Mexico State Police will continue to respond, investigate and potentially cite citizens or businesses who refuse to comply with the amended Emergency Public Health Order.
The lightning-caused Vics Peak Fire, burning on the Magdalena Ranger District of the Cibola National Forest since June 15, has grown to 11,713 acres, with 124 personnel assigned.
The North Central Regional Transit District’s RTD 255 Mountain Trail Route into the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) will be in service Friday, July 3rd and throughout the July 4th weekend.
Closures due to COVID-19 concerns risk disenfranchising many Native American voters.
U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.), vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, will press Trump administration witnesses on the federal response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Indian Country.