Sat, 03 Dec 2016 04:51:03 GMT
Spaceport America in southeast New Mexico was built for one specific purpose: commercial space travel. However, that hasn't happened yet.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:23:39 GMT
Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced the 2016 New Mexico True Heroes, five New Mexicans devoted to making New Mexico a better place to live, work and raise a family. New Mexico True Heroes are announced ALBUQUERQUE - Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced the 2016 New Mexico True Heroes, five New Mexicans devoted to making New Mexico a better place to live, work and raise a family.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 22:05:25 GMT
The U.S. Department of Energy is preparing to treat dozens of containers of radioactive waste that were inappropriately packed at one of the nation's premier nuclear weapons laboratories. It was a similar container from Los Alamos National Laboratory that ruptured in 2014, forcing the closure of the federal government's only underground nuclear waste repository.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:44:10 GMT
U.S. New Mexico Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich appealed Wednesday to President Barack Obama to take action to protect the safety of demonstrators protesting the Dakota Access pipeline. Udall and Heinrich each wrote to the president citing examples of violence in North Dakota against Standing Rock Sioux Tribe members and demonstrators camping in the area, The Albuquerque Journal reported.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 03:20:48 GMT
Former U.S. Sen. Pete Domenici has accepted a position as a "senior advisor" to state Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn Jr., the state Land Office announced Wednesday. The 84-year-old former six-term Republican senator, who has spent the past 40-plus years in Washington, D.C., will move back to New Mexico, he said in a news release.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 22:58:47 GMT
In a stunning decision, members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries reached a deal to cut production by 1.2 million barrels of oil a day, and Congressman Steve Pearce thinks that's great news for the U.S. OPEC's production cut should raise price of American oil SILVER CITY - In a stunning decision, members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries reached a deal to cut production by 1.2 million barrels of oil a day, and Congressman Steve Pearce thinks that's great news for the U.S. Check out this story on scsun-news.com: http://scsun.co/2gm6pWj SILVER CITY - In a stunning decision, members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries reached a deal to cut production by 1.2 million barrels of oil a day, and Congressman Steve Pearce thinks that's going to help the U.S. as well as New Mexico.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:18:26 GMT
A criminal complaint charges 27-year-old Miranda Rabago with child abuse and reckless child abuse resulting in death in the Nov. 23 death of Arias Baroz. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports that Rabago took her son to a hospital on Nov. 21, telling police she found him unconscious in his crib in their apartment.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 14:09:54 GMT
After Black Friday and Cyber Monday, you may be ready to take the focus off what you're buying and move it to how you're helping others. From donation drives to community meals, the Thanksgiving holiday gave us a glimpse at how New Mexicans work to help one another.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 10:10:49 GMT
State evaluations: LCPS improves from D to C Six of 89 school districts in New Mexico earn A on state evaluations Check out this story on lcsun-news.com: http://lcsun.co/2ghqeOc ALBUQUERQUE - Only six of 89 school districts in New Mexico earned an A on performance evaluations by the state, but more districts saw improving grades than declining ones, according to a report released Tuesday by the Public Education Department. Most grades given by the state to school districts have remained the same over the past two school years, the report states.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 06:16:47 GMT
Some thoughts while reading newspapers over the holiday: a Why does "politicizing" an issue mean that "somebody is saying or doing something I disagree with?" It's all politics. a If Hillary's "atrocities" were at all serious, why are they being pardoned now? Could it be that they were blown way out of proportion in the first place? a The left's hand-wringing long before Trump even gets close to occupying the Oval Office is every bit as annoying as was the right's instant panic over Obama.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 02:03:36 GMT
New Mexico flag returns to Aztec District Court After miles of travel with a National Guardsman, a New Mexico flag returns to the Eleventh Judicial District Court. Check out this story on Daily-Times.com: http://www.daily-times.com/story/news/local/aztec/2016/11/29/new-mexico-flag-returns-aztec-district-court/94613268/ After traveling with a National Guardsman during his deployment, a New Mexico flag will return to the Eleventh Judicial District Court The New Mexico state flag David Montoya carried with him to Iraq and scores of other places during his service with the New Mexico Army National Guard is pictured on Tuesday at the Eleventh Judicial District Court in Aztec.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 23:52:48 GMT
Members of the New Mexico State Canvassing Board sign certificates of election in Santa Fe Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. From left, New Mexico Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Daniels, Gov. Susana Martinez and Secretary of State Brad Winter certify results of the Nov. 8 election and ordered recounts in state legislative races.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 21:49:40 GMT
Ten years ago in the New Mexican desert, a long-haired hippie put a 5-pound, medium-format film camera in my hands and told me to have fun. Traveling Taiwan with a medium-format camera Ten years ago in the New Mexican desert, a long-haired hippie put a 5-pound, medium-format film camera in my hands and told me to have fun.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 15:25:27 GMT
"Fire in velvet. A fitting description of Joshua Breakstone's jazz guitar," wrote Paul Weidman in The Sante Fe New Mexican.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 11:20:57 GMT
The New Mexico State Canvassing Board is certifying election results that return control of the state Legislature to Democrats, award electoral college votes to Hillary Clinton and provide Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson with his strongest showing in any state. Board members including Republican Gov. Susana Martinez will meet Tuesday to confirm election results and initiate mandatory recounts in three state legislative races where the margin of victory was less than 1 percent.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 19:17:21 GMT
Public Service Co. of New Mexico has sent letters to a half-million customers, saying it needs to recoup the millions of dollars it's spending on pollution controls at coal-fired power plants and other improvements to the grid.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:13:30 GMT
The Santa Fe Police Department plans to give its officers a refresher course on a municipal law that makes possession of small amounts of marijuana the lowest law enforcement priority in the city. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports that the refresher is coming after City Councilor Joseph Maestas told police Chief Patrick Gallagher that officers should apply the ordinance over state law.