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Attorney General Balderas: Man Accused Of Trafficking His Own Children Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison
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ALBUQUERQUE – The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions (NMDWS) Unemployment Insurance online services, which provide a fast, convenient, and secure way for claimants and employers to access information, apply for benefits, and manage accounts, are now available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, apart from scheduled monthly maintenance.
Previous operations allowed access six days a week, 4 a.m. to 9 p.m.,Sunday through Friday, limiting the timeframe employers, third party agents and claimants could access the Unemployment Insurance Tax & Claims
As my first year as your New Mexico State Representative ends, I welcome this opportunity to review the year’s accomplishments, activities and on-going challenges.
The 2019 legislative session was noteworthy for its exceptional productivity and results. After a decade of inertia, the legislature with a cadre of new representatives and our new Governor committed to positive change.
A focused and strategic legislative effort achieved much: a public education moonshot marked
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Longtime Los Alamos residents Linda Deck, left, and Libby Carlsten are volunteers who helped put flowers on floats for the Tournament of Roses Parade Wednesday morning in Pasadena, Calif., where the temperature was a balmy 61. Deck is director of the Bradbury Science Museum and Carlsten recently retired from Los Alamos County. Courtesy photo
A float from Dole Foods for which Los Alamos residents Linda Deck and Libby Carlsten prepped the ‘orange crush’ roses displayed on the float bed. Photo by Linda Deck
A float celebrates the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote. Photo by Linda
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SANTA FE – Anglers in New Mexico are very fortunate to have such diverse fishing opportunities, especially when it comes to trout.
With six different trout species, all within a few hours of each other, catching several, or all of them, can be quite the challenge.
The Department of Game and Fish launched Wednesday the New Mexico Trout Challenge (NMTC). This challenge, which is the first of its kind for New Mexico, will encourage anglers in the state to catch five of New Mexico’s trout species.
The five trout species that anglers will be challenged to catch include:
- Rio Grande cutthroat
AG Balderas To Convene Faith Leaders To Discuss Violence Against Religious Communities, Anti-Domestic Terrorism, Hate Crime Initiatives
New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas
From the Office of the Attorney General:
ALBUQUERQUE – Attorney General Hector Balderas sent a letter Tuesday to faith leaders in all religious communities in New Mexico, urging them to come together with the Office of the Attorney General to discuss hate motivated violence against religious communities.
The call to action comes in the wake of multiple violent incidents across the United States that targeted people based on their faith and in their places of worship.
“There is no place for violence in New Mexico, let alone violence perpetrated against
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Monastery Lake, near Pecos, is closed to fishing until further notice. Courtesy photo
SANTA FE – Monastery Lake, near Pecos, has been closed to fishing until further notice due to unsafe ice conditions.
Ice fishing is not allowed at the Benedictine Monastery lake leased through the Department’s Open Gate program. A thin layer of ice has formed on the lake prompting the closure.
The lake will reopen when there is sufficient open areas of water available to allow fishing from the bank.
Anglers can find good winter trout fishing in the Albuquerque area drains, at Tingley Beach and
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FBI Offers Up To $5K For Info Leading To Arrest Of Jose Arturo Navarrete, Jr., Who May Be In New Mexico
Jose Arturo Navarrete, Jr.
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Eagle Nest Lake State Park is now open to ice fishing. Courtesy/webcam
EAGLE NEST – Eagle Nest Lake State Park is now open to ice fishing.
According to the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resource Department’s State Parks Division and the Department of Game and Fish, current measurements indicate that ice thickness exceeds the minimum standards. The State Parks Division and the Department of Game and Fish jointly manage the lake and surrounding area.
The surface of Eagle Nest Lake is now open to walk-in access or access by snowmobiles and All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) for ice fishing
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