New Mexico state health officials on Tuesday announced 44 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.
On September 4, 2020, the Tucumcari Police Department responded to a shooting incident that occurred at 1011 South Jackson in Tucumcari, NM. The New Mexico State Police Investigations Bureau was called to take over the investigation.
The southwestern side of the Medio Fire is putting up a fair amount of smoke today as hot, dry conditions contributed to more active fire behavior. Aerial observation confirms that the interior pockets of fuel burning now are surrounded by black and have limited potential to spread. Containment lines around the fire’s perimeter continue to hold.
Det. Christopher Bryant, 46, of the Ruidoso Police Department made an initial appearance in Federal Court in Las Cruces Aug. 27 on charges of transportation of child pornography.
USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is extending a suite of nationwide waivers for the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and Seamless Summer Option (SSO) through the end of 2020, or until available funding runs out.
“We are very proud of the positive impacts we have made throughout the region and are grateful for the many partnerships and friendships that we have developed over the years,” LANL MSC President Graig Newell said. “It was a good run.”
The Southwest Area Type 2 Incident Management Team 4 will transfer command of the Medio Fire back to the Santa Fe National Forest, led by Type 4 Incident Commander John Armstrong, at 6 am on Friday, September 4, 2020.
Reel Deal movie theater graciously donated a majority of their concessions equipment and supplies to the new Fieldhouse concession stand at Sullivan Field. Family member Jim O’Donnell was on hand as LAPS facilities crew members, along with Athletic Director Ann Stewart and Athletic Administrative Assistant Stephanie Fabry, loaded the equipment. 
Sept. 2, 2020 – A Forest Service Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) Team plans to begin assessing post-fire conditions on the Medio Fire as early as Thursday. With a primary focus on human life and safety, the BAER Team will analyze the fire’s impact, determine any values at immediate risk and recommend emergency treatments.
New Mexico state health officials on Wednesday announced 154 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.
As a result of successful firefighting efforts, Medio Fire activity is winding down as suppression repair activities continue around the fire perimeter.

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