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State Offers Free Fishing Day In New Mexico Saturday June 4

Anyone can fish for free in public fishing waters throughout the state of New Mexico Saturday, June 4, but everyone must observe bag limits and all other rules and regulations. Courtesy photo

NMGF News:

SANTA FE — Anglers can fish for free in New Mexico Saturday, June 4, as the state celebrates National Boating and Fishing Week.

Anyone can fish for free in public fishing waters throughout the state Saturday, June 4, but everyone must observe bag limits and all other rules and regulations. For more information visit the Department’s website.

“This is a great time to take your family fishing and teach Read More

Modern Reimagining Of 15th Century Morality Play ‘Everybody’ Opens June 18

The Santa Fe Playhouse presents ‘Everybody’, a modern reimagining of a 15th morality play, opens June 18. Courtesy/Santa Fe Playhouse

SANTA FE PLAYHOUSE News:

SANTA FE — We’re all going to die someday, but what happens when you get a heads-up? What steps do you take to prepare for your end, and what do you bring with you?

In this Pulitzer Prize-nominated play by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, actors are chosen at random each night to play the protagonist and make their journey towards death. 

Opening at Santa Fe Playhouse Saturday, June 18, ‘Everybody’ is a modern re-imaging of the 15th Read More

U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich Opens MilCon, Veterans Affairs Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing To Review FY23 Budget Request For Military Construction, Family Housing

U.S. SENATE News:

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), Chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies opened a hearing Wednesday to review the Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Request for Military Construction and Family Housing.

Testimony and an archived video of the full hearing are available here.

Witnesses appearing in Wednesday’s hearing include:

  • Paul Cramer, Performing the Duties of Assistant Secretary of Defense for Energy, Installations & Environment;
  • Vice Admiral Ricky Williamson, Deputy Chief of
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NMSL Announces Winners Of 2022 New Mexico Letters About Literature Competition

NMSL News:

SANTA FE – The New Mexico State Library (NMSL) announces the winners of the 2022 New Mexico Letters About Literature competition.  

Letters About Literature encourages young readers in grades 4-12 to read a book and write a personal letter to the author explaining how the book changed or shaped their perspective on themselves or the world.

NMSL believes that the lives of our state’s young readers are enriched when they are asked to reflect on literature in this way.

Students may write about works of fiction, nonfiction, or poetry, and participate across three levels according to Read More

Fort Union National Monument Hosts Junior Ranger Camps

Kids explore the Army encampment at Junior Ranger Camp 2021. Courtesy/NPS

NPS News:

WATROUS ― Do you have a kid in your life who loves history, science, or engineering? Are they willing to get their hands a little bit muddy and learn new things? If so, come join Fort Union National Monument in June.

They will be hosting two Junior Ranger camps in 2022: Thursday, June 2 (for ages 7-9) and Friday, June 3rd (for ages 10-12).

Check-in will begin 9 a.m. and activities will run until 3 p.m. Please wear comfortable shoes, bring a lunch, hat, and a water bottle.

Both camps are free! Spots are limited, so register Read More

Hermits Peak & Calf Canyon Fire Viewed Near Station 6

A large smoke plume billows from the Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon combined Fire Saturday near Los Alamos County Fire Station No. 6 at 457 East Road. The fire has burned 301,971 acres and as of this morning is 34 percent contained. There are 1,958 personnel fighting the fire, which is burning heavy mixed conifer, ponderosa pine, brush, and grass. Photo by Marc Bailey Read More

Governor, Secretary Trujillo Issue Statements On Department Of Interior’s Report Addressing Indian Boarding Schools And The Mistreatment Of Indigenous Children And Families

IAD News:

SANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and New Mexico Indian Affairs Department Cabinet Secretary, Lynn Trujillo issued the following statements today applauding the Department of Interior’s release of the “Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative Investigative Report” that details the harms perpetrated against Indian children between 1819 and 1969 when Indian children were forcibly separated from their families and sent to federally funded boarding schools at tender ages, many of whom never returned home.  

 

“This report sheds light on the trauma caused by federal policies Read More

Officials To Talk Jobs, Economy, Trade In Mexico City

STATE News:

SANTA FE — Gov. Michelle Lujàn Grisham has announced that the state of New Mexico will be sending a delegation from her administration to visit Mexico City to discuss jobs, trade, infrastructure and investment along the international border.

Global trade was identified as a target industry sector for New Mexico by Gov. Lujan Grisham when she took office in 2019. The governor recently announced strategic investments in transportation and infrastructure that will boost quality of life and competitiveness along the border and the Santa Teresa Port of Entry region.  

In addition, Read More

State Of New Mexico Fights For Vulnerable Victims Of Fraud

NMRLD News:

SANTA FE — The Financial Institutions Division (FID) of the New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department announced Thursday that funds have been received on a $1.1 million settlement agreement with Cincinnati Insurance and the Evanston Insurance Company, to provide compensation to victims of criminal activity that took place at the former Desert State Life Management trust company. 

The settlement is part of the on-going fight that the FID has been pursuing for over five years on behalf of the victims of CEO/owner Paul Donisthorpe of Desert State Life Management.

The fraud Read More

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