Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Northern New Mexico residents were shaken up Monday when a small earthquake, centered just north of Santa Fe, rattled homes and a lot of nerves. > 3.8 magnitude earthquake hits Northern NM
The Albuquerque firefighters' union is blasting the mayor for wanting to use $3 million to speed up improvements on the Paseo Del Norte Boulevard and I-25 interchange.
By Heath Haussamen • News • The judge overseeing the bribery case against District Judge Mike Murphy has reinstated the felony indictment he dismissed last month and set a new trial date of Feb. 6.
A local attorney said up to 200 people may have been held in the Valencia County jail for weeks without being charged for a crime.
By Jay Lininger • Commentary • State Rep. Dennis Kintigh’s Oct. 9 opinion piece criticizing the Endangered Species Act demonstrates an unyielding loyalty to the oil and gas industry, a dubious commitment to science and environmental protection, and a clear misunderstanding of the facts.
On Monday, The Wildlife Center and Game and Fish biologists released five young bears into the forest after fattening them up for months.
New Mexicans should get a better idea of the state’s financial outlook Monday, as top budget and tax officials meet to outline the revenue forecast.
Muscleman-turned movie star-turned California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is back before the cameras in Belen.
The state Corrections Department is doing a statewide lockdown of the prison system.
Environmentalists want to weigh in on a court battle over attempts by federal regulators to trim emissions from a coal-fired power plant that serves more than 2 million customers in the Southwest.
The attorney general's office has named the Santa Fe law firm of Rothstein, Donatelli, Hughes, Dahlstrom & Schoenburg as the new special prosecutor.
The Sierra County jail says Truth or Consequences dog owner John Hardiman and his wife were arrested and booked into jail Tuesday on five charges related to the death of a woman who was killed by their dogs on Easter Sunday.
The state of New Mexico got a new revenue forecast Tuesday – and the University of New Mexico could feel the effects.
OAK BROOK, IL Oct. 18, 2011: New Mexico Sen. Jeff Bingaman, and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will open the Virtual Renewable Energy Education Field Day, a webinar planned for Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011.
The search for possible David Parker Ray victims resumes Tuesday after a visitor discovered human bones at Elephant Butte.
New Mexico to NAFTA: $727,626,390 for all kinds of exports. Processed Foods: $60,602,000. Crop Production: $11,621,000. Animal Production: $6,896,000. About 25% of all New Mexico exports are to Mexico and Canada (NAFTA). Dreaming New Mexico 2011
From the Lost Language of Plants: "Worms are like a herd of buffalo under the soil. Most live within the top 18 inches of soil but some will go as deep as 8 or 9 feet. An acre of land can contain 50,000 to a million worms. They literally pull entire leaves into their burrows and eat them: an acre of worms can eat ten tons of plant litter in a year"
In NM: Women and Latino operated farms and acreage have increased between 2002 and 2007. White male operators have increased but acreage decreased. The average age of a farm operator in NM is about 60 years old.
The hot weather, combined with hardly any rain this summer, allowed more than half of the wetlands at the refuge to dry up.
People living in the Four Corners can expect to see lots of smoke over the next few days as state officials battle one of their biggest enemies.
New Mexico Local Option - Renewable Energy Financing District/Solar Energy Improvement Special Asses
Note: The Federal Housing Financing Agency (FHFA) issued a statement in July 2010 concerning the senior lien status associated with most PACE programs
By Mary Jane Garcia • Commentary • Measuring the success of the redistricting session requires looking beyond clever slogans and glitzy sound bites. An accurate view shows that the work done during the special session was significant, heartfelt and meaningful.
The message to lawmakers was clear, tourism in New Mexico can be much better with out more money.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Police are investigating a school bus driver who they say is accused of physically abusing her great-grandchild. Monday, October 17, 2011.