Carol A. Clark

SFNF: Here We Go Again – Too Many Abandoned Campfires!

Patrols found 18 abandoned campfires over Mother’s Day weekend on the Jemez Ranger District. Courtesy image

SFNF News:

SANTA FE — On the brink of the 2021 wildfire season, with severe drought conditions and high fire danger across the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF), one abandoned campfire is one too many.

Over Mother’s Day weekend, fire prevention patrols on the Jemez Ranger District found 18 abandoned campfires. The Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District was not far behind with an estimated 10 abandoned campfires reported over the last 10 days. Most of the abandoned campfires – still the leading


American Red Cross & V.A. Team Up To Provide Virtual Social Engagement With Veterans During COVID Pandemic


PHOENIX — As America commemorates U.S. Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 15, and May as National Military Appreciation Month, the Arizona and New Mexico Chapters of The American Red Cross (ARC) are partnering with the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (V.A.) to boost the Department’s Compassionate Contact Corps program (CCC), which provides companionship to Vets experiencing social isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 21 marks the 140th anniversary of the charter of The American Red Cross by Congress, and Service to Armed Forces (SAF) has always been one of the five


Despite Winds Flowers Continue Blooming In White Rock

Despite spring winds many beautiful trees and plants continue to bloom around the community such as this tree filled with white flowers blooming recently in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Pink flowers continue to bloom on these plants in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Yellow flowers continue blooming on this plant in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/


Portales High Required To Close Based On COVID Spread


SANTA FE — Portales High School became the second of New Mexico’s 840 public schools to face a mandatory return to remote instruction based on COVID-19 spread following widespread school reentry April 5.

The Roosevelt County school of almost 800 students received a mandatory closure order Friday based on four Rapid Responses in 14 days, the state’s conservative threshold to prevent spread of the novel coronavirus.

Per the order, the school may return to in-person instruction May 21.

Some districts or schools have returned voluntarily to remote instruction temporarily since


Wiemann: A Circle Of Care

Financial Advisor / Branch Manager, Raymond James Financial Services


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Get to know some of the


To Support Vaccination Efforts, Luján Announces His Staff Now Trained To Help New Mexicans Register For Shots

U.S. Sen. Ben Ray Luján

From the Office of U.S. Sen. Ben Ray Luján:

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Ben Ray Luján announced that caseworkers in his state offices have been trained by the New Mexico Department of Health to help New Mexicans register to receive COVID-19 vaccines.

Dozens of New Mexicans have already received vaccination casework assistance through Sen. Luján’s office, but this new training will allow constituents struggling to sign up to do so by contacting Sen. Luján’s office through his website or by calling 202.224.6621.

Sen. Luján’s caseworkers also have received Health Insurance


NMDOT Revives ‘Toss NO Mas’ Litter Campaign

New slogan: Can the Trash’. Courtesy/NMDOT

‘Tie it. Tarp it. Pick it up’. Courtesy/NMDOT


SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) on Monday launched a revamped ‘Toss NO Mas’ litter campaign.

“Roadside litter has become a persistent issue for the department and New Mexico,” Transportation Secretary Mike Sandoval said. “We have 886 boots on the ground picking up litter and roadside debris throughout the year, but the problem is ongoing. The day after a stretch of road is cleaned, new trash starts to accumulate. During the pandemic, the problem seemed to get


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