“If you decide to visit the forest this weekend, please do your part to protect yourself, other recreationists and our employees by following state and federal guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19.” Forest Supervisor James Melonas
“Congratulations to Kira Medina of Raton on winning the 2020 Congressional Art Competition and inspiring us with her creativity and artistic talent. I’m grateful to Kira and all of the students who participated in this year’s competition – including their teachers – for showcasing the resilience of New Mexicans during this time,” said Luján.
As part of the emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Agriculture has assisted with identifying sources and securing food in a timely manner, whether it has been for food banks or for New Mexico’s Nations, Tribes and Pueblos.
The North Central Regional Transit District RTD "Blue Bus” 800 Angel Fire route will be permanently canceled beginning Saturday, May 23.
For six years, Wingard taught Española Valley High School music classes and led the Española Valley Children’s Choir.
Ingredients will come together for critical fire weather conditions on Tuesday. Remember to heed the following safety practices to help mitigate wildfires. #OneLessSpark. Courtesy/NWS.
Udall: “Now – more than ever – we must aspire to the courage of Senator Chávez. History will be the judge – by rewarding courage and exposing cowardice.”
On May 10, 2020 at about 9:02 p.m., the New Mexico State Police investigated a fatal motorcycle crash on U.S. Route 550, near mile post 104, by Counselor, NM.
Forest visitors are asked to use extreme caution when fire restrictions are in place. Violations are punishable as a Class B misdemeanor by a fine of not more than $5,000 for individuals and $10,000 for organizations and/or by imprisonment for not more than six months. The fire restrictions are in place until Dec. 31, 2020, unless rescinded earlier.
With a ridge of high pressure over NM, today will feature lots of sunshine, mostly gentle breezes and hot temperatures. Highs will be well above normal and approach or reach record highs in many locations. Courtesy/NWS.
Mother's Day "Our Fair New Mexico" Virtual Concert hosted by the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture by Jacob Shije of Santa Clara Pueblo.
“If New Mexicans don’t behave safely, we won’t be able to reopen more than we have. Every single one of us has to do their part,” said Gov. Lujan Grisham.
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and state officials will host a remote news conference this afternoon to provide an update on COVID-19 efforts in New Mexico.
Precipitation chances begin to increase this afternoon with scattered to numerous storms expected across western NM. Courtesy/NWS.