Friday, October 14, 2011
New Mexico News
THIS WEEK ON NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, New Mexicans have fought in Afghanistan and have all been directly impacted by the war’s scope and cost for the past decade. Paul Gessing of the Rio Grande Foundation joins The Line to talk about how the war has changed the lives of New Mexicans.
The New Mexico Department of Transportation is getting a $1 million federal grant to help combat drunk driving.
‘Eat Local Week’ Celebrates Local Food with a Baking Contest and a Chef Throwdown, Oct. 13 | SantaFe
The Santa Fe Alliance is celebrating Eat Local Week October 10-16, presenting community events that promote local food.
By Paul J. Gessing • Commentary • New Mexico faces rapidly-changing economic and political realities. The situation provides both peril and opportunities for New Mexicans, but there will be a transitional period and it may not be easy.
Protesters in Albuquerque have had a lot of complaints about the government and banks over the last week and a half.
The USEPA's Environmental Appeals Board this week finalized a water discharge permit for the mine over the objections of the Sierra Club, the Navajo Nation and the Hopi Tribe, which claimed in an appeal that wastewater from the mine contains heavy metals that could end up in drinking and irrigation ...
Here are a few of our favorite events from around the state: October 14–15 The Albuquerque Maize Maze at Rio Grande Community Farm lasts all month, but this weekend it’s open late (till 10 p.m.), so you can explore the seven-acre labyrinth by the light of the almost-full moon.
Gov. Susana Martinez's administration says it has spent $177,000 on the program to review foreign nationals' driver's licenses before a judge halted it last month.
Activists are planning "Occupy Taos" and "Occupy Santa Fe" protests adding to a number of related rallies around New Mexico.
By Heath Haussamen • News • Special prosecutor Matt Chandler has filed a motion seeking the recusal of N.M. Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles W. Daniels from any matters related to the bribery case against Third Judicial District Judge Mike Murphy.
New Mexico's top elections administrator has reversed positions on part of the state's newly imposed caps on contribution limits.
By Heath Haussamen • News • Attorney General Gary King is defending his acceptance of a campaign contribution of $15,000 some 11 months after a law capping donations at $5,000 took effect.
New Mexico's largest domestic violence shelter said it has seen more cases in 2011.
An unusual social media campaign is helping one New Mexico store prepare the living, and the living dead, for Halloween.
CUBA, N.M. -- The Cuba, N.M., School District's business coordinator is fired for controversial pictures found on her school-issued laptop and cellphone. Wednesday, October 12, 2011.
The National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) designs, builds, and runs the world's most sophisticated radio telescopes for scientists to study the Sun, planets, solar system, distant stars, galaxies, black holes, and other mysterious objects millions to billions of light-years away.
The Youth Football League President is speaking out after photos surfaced showing a suspected drug trafficker mingling with kids and coaches on the field.