Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham explaining today that she is extending the state’s emergency public health order through July 15 due to rising COVID-19 case count. She mentioned noticing today around Santa Fe that only about 30 percent of people are complying with the order to wear masks and social distance. Screenshot/LADP
From the Office of the Governor:
Gov. issues severe warning about rising cases, transmission rate; New Mexico at risk of re-enacting public health restrictions
SANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham today extended the state’s emergency public health order through July 15
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Matthew Lee Herbert, 18, of Roswell has been charged federally in connection with online threats that prompted the lockdown of Roswell High School last November.
Herbert is charged with interstate communications containing a threat to injure the person of another (18 U.S. Code § 875).
Herbert is accused of posting a message on Snapchat with what appeared to be a semi-automatic weapon and the caption, “b ready rhs I ain’t playin nomo”.
Another message containing the original post had the caption, “Oof, y’all watch out”.
The high school went into lockdown Nov. 12, 2019, when
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SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials have announced this afternoon 130 additional positive tests for COVID-19.
Los Alamos County remains at 8 cases that have tested positive for COVID-19.
Today’s update announces 3 additional deaths reported in New Mexico related to COVID-19.
The New Mexico Department of Health reported today the most recent cases:
- 38 new cases in Bernalillo County
- 1 new case in Chaves County
- 2 new cases in Curry County
- 9 new cases in Doña Ana County
- 2 new case in Eddy County
- 1 new case in Grant County
- 2 new cases in Lea County
- 1 new case in Luna County
- 17 new cases
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SFNF: Take Care Of Santa Fe National Forest This Fourth Of July Weekend No Fireworks, No Campfires, Leave No Trace
SANTA FE – The Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) is preparing for big crowds this Fourth of July holiday weekend as more and more people seek solace from COVID-19 in nature
All are welcome, but if you plan to spend the holiday camping, hiking or otherwise enjoying your public lands, please do so responsibly.
Although the monsoons are expected soon, New Mexico is still in fire season. Moderate to severe drought conditions with well-below-normal rainfall and above-average temperatures translate to elevated fire risk across northern New Mexico, and fire managers do not expect that to
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VIDEO: In Senate Floor Speech, U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich Demands Senate-Passage Of Justice In Policing Act
From the Office of U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich:
WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) today spoke on the Senate Floor calling for the Senate-passage of the Justice in Policing Act of 2020 to reform the police system as Americans across the country demand an end to police violence disproportionately targeting Black Americans and communities of color in the United States.
The legislation would reform the current law of “qualified immunity” that often makes it difficult to hold police officers
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Seven Los Alamos students complete virtual Summer Physics Camp for Young Women Rachel Butler, Kaisa Drew, Jalyn Gould, Madison Morris, Nina Johnson, Sofia Parra, and Rebeca Rocha excel at two-week intensive By attending on-line presentations and doing hands-on experiments at home, 25 students completed the first virtual Summer Physics Camp for Young Women. Courtesy/LANL
Seven Los Alamos students just completed the fourth-annual, two-week intensive, Los Alamos National Laboratory Summer Physics Camp for Young Women, June 8-19.
Rachel Butler, Kaisa Drew, Jalyn Gould, Nina
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Las Vegas, N.M. – Shanea Strachan, a New Mexico Highlands University media arts and technology alumna, received a United Kingdom Chevening Scholarship to enroll at Bournemouth University in Dorset, England to pursue a master’s degree in producing film and television.
The British High Commission Nassau awarded Strachan, a Freeport, Grand Bahama native, the scholarship. She is the only Bahamian to receive the honor this year.
“My passion is to focus on original content creation of television shows and movies,” Strachan said. “The stories that are most important
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Christophe Deloire, the secretary-general of Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the world’s democracies to take action to prevent Beijing from imposing a national security law in Hong Kong that will be used as means to prosecute journalists.
The 23rd anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China, which is today, July 1, comes at a time of deep concern for the future of freedoms in the former British colony. Despite China’s previous commitments, the Beijing regime is attempting to impose a national security law allowing it to intervene in the territory and crack down
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