Air Force Research Laboratory senior engineer Dr. Michael Starks standing in front of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket that carried AFRL’s Demonstration and Science Experiments (DSX) satellite into orbit on Jun. 25, 2019. DSX was designed and built at AFRL, and is successfully conducting new research to advance understanding of the Van Allen radiation belts and their effect on spacecraft components. Courtesy/AFRL
KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE – The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) commander, Brig. Gen. Heather Pringle, recently announced the sought-after annual AFRL Fellow
State Nation National Laboratory Environment Science
New Mexico COVID-19 Update: 669 New Cases, Total Now At 39,377 With 3 New Deaths And 20,562 Patients Recovered
SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials have announced this afternoon 669 additional positive tests for COVID-19.
Los Alamos County remains at 40 cases that have tested positive for COVID-19.
Today’s update includes 3 new deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19.
The New Mexico Department of Health reported today the most recent cases:
- 185 new cases in Bernalillo County
- 31 new cases in Chaves County
- 12 new cases in Cibola County
- 1 new case in Colfax County
- 30 new cases in Curry County
- 97 new cases in Doña Ana County
- 46 new cases in Eddy County
- 1 new case in Grant County
- 1 new case in Guadalupe
County State Public Safety Politics Healthcare
New Mexico Absentee Ballot Count By Party, Absentee Early Vote And Same Day Voter Registration Counts As Of 10-22-20
Data in this ‘Absentee Count by Party’ document represents the total number of absentee ballot requests received in New Mexico as of today. Note: Oct. 20 was the last day for voters to request an absentee ballot. Courtesy/New Mexico Secretary of State’s Office.
Data in this ‘Absentee Early Vote Count’ document shows vote counts since Oct. 6 (the start of early in-person voting at clerks’ offices) broken down by party and county and method of voting. Wider early voting locations opened Oct. 17 and run through Oct. 31. Polling places are open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3. Courtesy/New
County State Politics
New Mexico Game And Fish On Mountain Lion Activity Near North Mesa Stables … Residents Urged To Avoid Area Trails
The mountain lion—also known as the cougar, puma, panther or catamount—is a large cat species native to the Americas. They are stealthy predators, hunting at night and often lying in wait for prey or silently stalking it before pouncing from behind and delivering a lethal bite to the spinal cord. Source: nwf.org. Courtesy/National Wildlife Federation
Community County State Public Safety
In accordance with revised public health directives, the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) will close its museums and historic sites to the public Friday, Oct. 23, until further notice.
The safety and well-being of employees and visitors is the DCA’s foremost concern. DCA appreciates the ongoing support and understanding of the public.
Visit www.newmexicoculture.org for virtual visits, programs, and educational opportunities.
“The fight against COVID-19 has become our state’s top priority,” DCA Cabinet Secretary Debra Garcia y Griego said. “We are closing
State Public Safety Politics Healthcare
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board Identifies Potential Safety Hazards In Transuranic Waste Processing At LANL
A crew prepares a waste shipment at LANL for transport to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant. Courtesy/DOE
By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post
In a letter dated Sept. 24 to Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette, Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB) Acting Chairman Thomas A. Summers updated the Secretary on potential safety hazards in transuranic waste storage, handling and processing across Los Alamos National Laboratory facilities.
The Board has found that safety bases for both National Nuclear Security Administration and Environmental Management
Community Nation Public Safety National Laboratory Environment
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Emerge, the premier organization that recruits and trains Democratic women who want to run for office, launched on Wednesday “Women Like Me” – a campaign to draw attention to the diverse women that are running for local, state, and federal offices this election cycle.
There are more than 640 Emerge alumnae on the ballot Nov. 3.
“All across the country and at all levels of government, women are taking their activism and community involvement to a new level by running for office,” Emerge President A’shanti F. Gholar said. “‘Women Like Me’ celebrates the Black, Indigenous,
Community State Nation Politics
NMPED COVID-19 Update: 13 Staff Members And 8 Students Test Positive In New Mexico Public Schools In Last 24 Hours
SANTA FE — The Public Education Department Oct. 21 announced 21 new positive cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.
Rapid response has been initiated, and all pertinent information has been verified with the schools and school districts.
The following new cases have been reported:
- Three cases in Bernalillo County. All of the infected individuals are students who were last on campus Oct. 14 and Oct. 16. All staff members and the parents and guardians of all students in the affected school have been notified of the positive cases.
- One case in Curry County. The infected individual is
Education State Public Safety Healthcare
SANTA FE — Con Alma Health Foundation seeks nominations for people who make significant contributions to the health of New Mexico.
The statewide private foundation invites you to nominate a health hero by filling out a nomination form at http://conalma.org/hero-of-health/.
Heroes can work in any field, including health-care providers, policy makers, advocates, clinicians, administrators and volunteers who improve the health of their communities. Con Alma will accept nominations until 5 p.m., Nov. 10.
“We always look forward to hearing about individuals in our state who
- Business mandates mount as New Mexico deals with virus surge - The Durango Herald
- New Mexico labs rolling out new COVID-19 testing strategy - KRQE News 13
- Film offers sneak peek inside New Mexico Governor’s Mansion - KRQE News 13
- New Mexico's racial justice council mulls police use of force, 'school-to-prison pipeline' - Las Cruces Sun-News
- 75 New Mexico Tech students isolate after party - KRQE News 13
- Third season of ‘Roswell, New Mexico’ in production - Albuquerque Journal