EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT News:
This weekend beginning at noon Saturday and running to noon Sunday, Amateur Radio Operators worldwide will be performing “Field Day”. This is equivalent to a public safety exercise.
The purpose of this field day is to test equipment and operational status of the Amateur Radio operators. This is normally conducted on HF frequencies without the use of repeaters. An operator may choose: Voice operations, Digital Data operations or morse code operations. The goal is multi fold: contact as many other operators in the 24 hour period and see what distance you can achieve.
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ALBUQUERQUE — U.S. Sen. Tom Udall and U.S Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham will speak at an event hosted by SMSgt Jessey Baca and his wife, Maria, to recognize the establishment of the federal burn pit registry.
The event is 3 p.m., Tuesday at Real Time Solutions, 2nd Floor, 301 Central Ave NW in Albuquerque.
The burn pit registry is the first step toward providing medical care and research for service members and veterans who were exposed to toxic chemicals and fumes from open air burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan. The event will also welcome the passage of a bill in the New Mexico
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State Public Safety Fire
TAOS – Search and Rescue workers located the body of Walter Scheib Sunday evening in the expanded search area where he went hiking June 13 near Taos.
Scheib was the White House executive chef from 1994 until 2005 and had recently moved to the area. His body was discovered approximately 1.7 miles from the base of the Yerba Canyona Trail.
The New Mexico State Police coordinated a search and rescue mission that involved numerous agencies and resources after a family member reported him missing June 16 to the Taos Police Department.
Scheib’s vehicle was discovered June 16 in
State Public Safety Police