Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) are looking at a potential window to implement the previously announced La Presa prescribed burn on Mesa los Indios near Forest Road 473. If conditions are favorable, crews could treat the 1,200-acre unit as early as the last week of October.
Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), along with U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representatives Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.), applauded the announcement of a contract worth up to $237 million from the Provider Relief Fund (PRF) created under the CARES Act to the University of New Mexico (UNM) and Project ECHO.
On Monday, September 28, 2020, around 4:30 p.m., a New Mexico State Police officer on patrol in Farmington initiated a traffic stop on a purple Hyundai Elantra for a speeding violation. The vehicle was occupied by one male later identified as Isaiah Pringle (18) Phoenix, AZ.
Each week the Valley Daily Post features a few pets that are ready for adoption at the Española Humane. Take a look at this week’s highlighted pets and then drop by the shelter to see the whole selection.
U.S. House Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) led the House passage of the Tribal Health Data Improvement Act that he introduced alongside Congressman Greg Gianforte (R-MT).
The farming and ranching industry was found to be the second-most favorable industry in the state of New Mexico, according to a recent survey conducted by The Garrity Group Public Relations firm. The farming and ranching industry received a 77% approval rating from a pool of 408 adult New Mexican residents.
Today, Attorney General Hector Balderas announced his crackdown on abusive debt collectors. The announcement is part of a nationwide law enforcement and outreach initiative to protect consumers from phantom debt collection and abusive and threatening debt collection practices.
State Police will be conducting sobriety checkpoints; saturation patrols; and registration, insurance and driver's license checkpoints in all New Mexico counties during the month of October 2020.
On September 26, 20202 at about 10:22 p.m., the New Mexico State Police investigated a single vehicle fatal rollover crash on US285, near milepost 40 by Carlsbad, NM.
The Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating Kenneth Marvin Timmerman, a Caucasian male, eighty-eight-years-old, six-foot tall, weighing 170 pounds, with white hair, green eyes, and a white beard. Mr. Timmerman was last seen wearing a light blue polo, blue jeans, and a cane.
New Mexico state health officials on Saturday announced 206 additional COVID-19 cases. New Mexicans who have non-health-related questions or concerns can also call 833-551-0518 or visit newmexico.gov, which is being updated regularly as a one-stop source for information for families, workers and others affected by and seeking more information about COVID-19.
Temperatures will be a little cooler compared to yesterday, but will remain above normal for most of the area. With dry and breezy to windy conditions across northwest and central NM, critical fire weather conditions will be a concern through this evening. A Red Flag Warning is in effect for the Northwest Plateau and portions of the RGV today.
Santa Fe County staff will be hosting a public Webex meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 1, 2020, to discuss implementation of the Road Settlement Agreements with the Pueblos of Nambe, Pojoaque, Tesuque, and San Ildefonso and United States Department of Interior concerning County-maintained roads within those Pueblos.
The Alamogordo Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating Kimberlee Casper, a Caucasian female, fifty-two-years-old, five-feet-two-inches tall, weighing 115 pounds, brown hair and brown eyes. Ms. Casper was last seen wearing a white sweater, jeans, and grey tennis shoes.
On September 12, 2020, at about 9:30 a.m. New Mexico State Police officer Sharron Duran was on patrol on Interstate 40 at milepost 130 near Laguna. Officer Duran was parked in the median of I-40 when she saw a white GMC pickup following the vehicle in front of it too closely.
On Thursday, September 24, 2020, at about 8:00 p.m. the New Mexico State Police, responded to a two-vehicle, head-on collision on U.S. 380 near milepost 220 west of Tatum, NM.
New Mexico state health officials on Friday announced 263 additional COVID-19 cases. New Mexicans who have non-health-related questions or concerns can also call 833-551-0518 or visit newmexico.gov, which is being updated regularly as a one-stop source for information for families, workers and others affected by and seeking more information about COVID-19.
Another day of near to record breaking heat is expected across the area. Afternoon winds will turn breezy across the Northwest Plateau, the RGV, and the east central plains.