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NMED, State Engineer, RMSC Win Injunction

on August 28, 2015 - 8:49am

NMED News:

Santa Fe – Today, Gov. Susana Martinez’s executive agencies - the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) and the Office of the State Engineer (OSE) - along with 12 other co-plaintiff states (States) prevailed in their motion to block the Aug. 28 implementation of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule promulgated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers (Corps). 

Chief Judge Ralph Erickson granted the States’ Motion for Preliminary Injunction in the U.S.

Ernst & Young LLP, LANL Make New Cybersecurity Tools Available To Private Sector

on August 28, 2015 - 7:38am

Los Alamos National Laboratory. Courtesy/LANL

LANL News:

Ernst & Young LLP and Los Alamos National Laboratory have formed a strategic alliance to deliver some of the most advanced behavioral cybersecurity tools available to the commercial market.

“Cybersecurity attacks are ever more frequent and more sophisticated, and they destroy the trust needed to conduct business,” said Duncan McBranch, Chief Technology Officer at Los Alamos National Laboratory. “Every organization must improve its ability to detect and stop attacks as they occur, and before secure data is compromised.

Chief Stone: Customer Satisfaction For EMS

on August 28, 2015 - 7:26am
By BENJAMIN S. STONE
Division Chief, Emergency Medical Services
Los Alamos County Fire Department

As the annual patient volume in emergency medical services (EMS) systems worldwide increases, there are no comprehensive studies on customer satisfaction for EMS.

Identifying this fault of the system has set in motion an innovative plan to measure satisfaction levels of the services provided by the Los Alamos Fire Department.

The LAFD and the Emergency Medical Services Division value our public’s opinion and will have our vendor (feedback innovations) start mailing out customer satisfaction

FBI, SFPD Look For Woman Who Tried To Rob Bank

on August 28, 2015 - 7:13am

Suspect who attempted to rob a Bank of America branch in Santa Fe. Courtesy/FBI

FBI News:

The FBI and Santa Fe Police Department are looking for a woman who attempted to rob a Bank of America branch in Santa Fe.

The suspect involved in the Aug. 12, 2015 attempted robbery is described as a white female in her mid-20s with long black or dark brown hair. She wore a baggy white T-shirt, dark blue sweat pants and large frame sunglasses when she walked into the bank at approximately 2:30 p.m. on 4037 W. Rodeo Road.

The suspect gave a teller a note demanding money, but the suspect left without

LAFD Earns International Accredited Agency Status!

on August 27, 2015 - 8:19pm

Personnel in the LAFD Administration Office in Los Alamos watch today's accreditation hearing in Atlanta. Courtesy/LAFD

Staff Report

For the fourth time in its history, the Los Alamos County Fire Department has achieved International Accredited Agency status.

The award was presented this evening at a special ceremony in the Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel in downtown Atlanta. County Manager Harry Burgess, Fire Chief Troy Hughes, Deputy Fire Chief Justin Grider, LAFD Union President Bert Quintana and EMS Supervisor Ben Stone traveled to Atlanta to accept the award on behalf of the department.

New Mexico Judiciary Endorses Bail Reform Constitutional Amendment

on August 27, 2015 - 4:53pm
SUPREME COURT News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE  The New Mexico Judiciary will ask the Legislature to let voters decide whether to approve reforms to the bail system for the release of criminal defendants awaiting trial.
 
The proposed amendment to the New Mexico Constitution will allow judges the lawful option of denying pretrial release on bail to defendants who are too dangerous or unreasonable flight risks. The proposal also will guarantee that no person entitled to pretrial release is held in jail simply because they are financially unable to afford a money bond.    
 
Current provisions of the state

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