Sat, 01 Oct 2016 01:59:02 GMT
The New Mexican reports that the date is traditionally Columbus Day, a federal holiday honoring the explorer who some say triggered genocide. The City Council unanimously approved the Indigenous Peoples Day resolution on Wednesday.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 21:52:31 GMT
Republican Sen. James White of Albuquerque started work in the Senate on Friday to fill a vacancy left by the resignation of Sue Wilson Beffort. In the House of Representatives, Democratic Rep. Harry Garcia of Grants took the oath of office to take the place of retired lawmaker Ken Martinez.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:25:28 GMT
In 1929, future physical anthropologist W.W. Howells made a series of home movies at El Delirio, the Garcia Street compound of his aunts Martha Root White and Amelia Elizabeth White. The films, shot at what is now the site of the School for Advanced Research, were made when Howells was only twenty years old.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:10:32 GMT
'We Decide' celebration "We Decide" celebration honoring of abortion providers at the Whole Women's Health clinic on Lohman Ave. Check out this story on lcsun-news.com: http://lcsun.co/2dr6JOK Buttons supporting abortion and a women's right to choose over politicians adorned a table set up to register voters at the "We Decide" celebration honoring of abortion providers held at the Whole Women's Health clinic on Lohman Ave. 9/29/16 Cecilia Pinon, a canvaser with Strong Families New Mexico, listens to one of many speakers at the "We Decide" celebration honoring of abortion providers held at the Whole Women's Health clinic on Lohman Ave. 9/29/16 Victoria Quevedo, Adri Perez, and Delma Limones take a selfie before the "We Decide" celebration honoring of abortion providers held at the Whole Women's Health clinic on Lohman Ave. 9/29/16
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 07:16:24 GMT
For a guy who often forgets people's names in social situations - including colleagues' I've worked with for decades - this could be one of the most hypocritical columns I've ever written. But as Ralph Waldo Emerson once said : "Foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds."
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 03:16:42 GMT
According to 2016's preliminary numbers, the fair drew 497,306 attendees, around 36,500 more people than the previous year. Paid attendance jumped from 414,923 in 2015 to 423,095 in 2016.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:07:58 GMT
Sgt. Mercedes Fortune says the man's body was found Wednesday night during a welfare check requested by a neighbor. A New Mexico coalition is pushing to prevent tax-exempt operators from taking over the Sandia and Los Alamos national laboratories and depriving the state of the labs' hefty tax contributions.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:02:03 GMT
Melvin Casteel will join Honor Flight of Southern New Mexico to visit the World War II memorial in Washington D.C. Aztec WWII veteran starts Honor Flight to D.C. Melvin Casteel will join Honor Flight of Southern New Mexico to visit the World War II memorial in Washington D.C. Check out this story on lcsun-news.com: http://www.daily-times.com/story/news/local/aztec/2016/09/29/aztec-wwii-veteran-starts-honor-flight-dc/91266778/ Melvin Casteel checks in Thursday at Atlantic Aviation at the Four Corners Regional Airport in Farmington for a flight to Las Cruces.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:32:04 GMT
Santa Fe, New Mexico, the country's oldest state capital, is definitely one of them. A visit will immerse you in the unique Mexican-Spanish-Native American heritage that has blended seamlessly over the years, one that is punctuated today by a prolific art scene and robust culinary stage that has no equal Located at an elevation of 2,134 metres against a dramatic backdrop of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Santa Fe is known for its quondam adobes of earthly tinge and clear turquoise skies.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:02:52 GMT
Inspired by a trip to Mexico, Jive Kitchen & Bar on Exchange Street in Norwich, will be serving up a selection of tacos, burritos and churros when it opens its doors on Thursday, October 6. A new Mexican restaurant is set to open in Norwich city centre next week, in the former home of Le Bistro, on Exchange Street. Inspired by a Norwich couple's recent trip to Mexico, Jive Kitchen & Bar will be offering a range of Mexican street food dishes including pork belly carnitas tacos, chipotle hot wings and beef barbecoa burritos as well as churros with butterscotch sauce.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:31:43 GMT
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez announced Wednesday she will convene a special session of the Legislature to try and plug a budget shortfall linked a downturn in oil and natural gas markets and also push for a vote on whether to reinstate the death penalty. A spokesman for the governor said the Legislature will meet Friday, after more than 60 days of unfruitful negotiations between the governor and Democratic lawmakers over just how to restore depleted operating reserves and fix a projected general fund deficit for the current year.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 05:26:27 GMT
Twenty New Mexico counties saw a reduction in drug overdose deaths in 2015, according to the New Mexico Department of Health. But Quay County was not among them.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:20:05 GMT
Environmentalists say New Mexico isn't going far enough to protect the state's limited groundwater supplies from copper mining operations. After years of legal wrangling, both sides made their points Wednesday in arguments to the New Mexico Supreme Court, but it's unclear how long it could take for a decision to be issued.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:20:04 GMT
New Mexico regulators OK PNM electric rate hike ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. Check out this story on lcsun-news.com: http://lcsun.co/2dEq0QJ ALBUQUERQUE - A half-million customers who depend on New Mexico's largest electric utility for their power will see an average increase in rates of roughly 10 percent under a compromise adopted by state regulators during an hours-long meeting Wednesday. The Public Regulation Commission weighed the request by Public Service Co.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:16:23 GMT
One of my favorite meals while in New York was at ~BABU JI~ , offering an inventive and updated version of Indian cuisine. So I was beyond happy to learn the unexpected news that owners and husband-and-wife team Jennifer and chef Jessi Singh are coming to SF! Their NYC tasting menu was full of outstanding dishes, like their jaw-droppingly beautiful yogurt kebabs , the abundant thali plate, and some of the best tandoori chicken I've had in ages.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:54:52 GMT
U.S. Postal Service officials say agents are investigating after a pile of undelivered mail was found in a Santa Fe trash bin. The New Mexican reports that Ray Dobson of Santa Fe's Rancho Viejo neighborhood says his neighbor noticed nearly 300 pieces of mail inside a trash can near a cluster mailbox, including what looked like social security checks and other first-class mail.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:43:08 GMT
Western New Mexico University is hosting a Financial Aid Night at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3 in the Silver High School Little Theater. Financial Aid night set Oct. 3 at WNMU SILVER CITY - Western New Mexico University is hosting a Financial Aid Night at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3 in the Silver High School Little Theater.