A look from the mesa top affords a breathtaking view of Frijoles Canyon, as well as a bird’s-eye view of Long House. Sally King/NPS
- National Park Week at Bandelier – Crafts, Stars, Fee Free Days and More
Beginning Saturday, April 20, Bandelier National Monument and other National Park Service areas around the country will be observing National Park Week. With more than 400 areas, there’s a lot to celebrate.
Beijing, China. Courtesy photo
- Eighth U.S.-China PUNT Joint Coordinating Committee Meeting Held in Beijing
NNSA Deputy Administrator for Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation Anne Harrington
BEIJING – The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and the China National Energy Administration (NEA) this week held the 8th Joint Coordinating Committee meeting of the 1998 U.S.-China Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Technology (PUNT) Agreement.
NNSA Deputy Administrator for Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation Anne Harrington and Director General of the NEA Nuclear Power Department Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. – New Mexico Representatives Ben Ray Luján and Michelle Lujan Grisham wrote to President Obama recently to express their concerns with provisions in the President’s budget that would impact Social Security and reduce benefits for New Mexico seniors.
April 16, 2013
The Honorable Barack Obama
President of the United States
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20502
Dear Mr. President:
It was with great interest
U.S. CONGRESSIONAL News:
Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico’s Third District voted today in support of legislation to address the evolving cyber threats facing the nation.
The Cybersecurity Enhancement Act passed with wide bipartisan support. Luján is a cosponsor of the legislation that includes provisions he worked on last Congress to enhance the role of the national laboratories, to encourage the rapid transfer of research and development advances into new commercial cybersecurity technologies, and to improve consumer privacy protection.
“As Read More
Russian spy for sale at 31 Marquette Rd., Montclair, N.J. Courtesy/USMS
U.S. MARSHALS News:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Marshals Service is selling a single family home in Montclair, N.J., whose previous owners were part of a Russian spy ring busted by the FBI in 2010.
Richard and Cynthia Murphy were the names used by the two Russian spies who lived in the Montclair house.
FBI Agents and analysts watched these and eight other deep-cover operatives for years as they established themselves in the U.S. and went about leading seemingly normal lives — getting married, buying homes, raising children Read More
Det. Sgt. Oliver Morris and his team at the Los Alamos Police will host a “Prescription Drug Take Back Day” 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27 in the east parking lot of Los Alamos Medical Center, 3917 West Road.
Morris explained that senior citizens in White Rock contacted his office saying they would have difficulty going up to Los Alamos to turn in their unused and out of date pills.
“We were able to get an additional drop off site registered with the DEA and have made arrangements to have officers set up at the White Rock Library parking lot from 10 a.m. Read More
At 2:50 p.m. east coast time today, two explosions about 20 seconds apart killed two people and injured dozens more, according to multiple news reports.
The explosions occurred near the finish line at the Boston Marathon where runners and spectators crowded the area.
Most recent reports are calling these explosions a “terrorist attack” and officials have shut down the air space over Boston.
A third explosion has been reported to have occurred at the JFK Library several miles from the Boston Marathon finish line.
Also according to reports, another device Read More
The deadline to file Federal Income Tax Returns is midnight today, April 15.
The Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers to review their tax returns for common errors that could delay the processing of their returns. Here are some ways to avoid common mistakes.
File electronically. Filing electronically, whether through e-file or IRS Free File, vastly reduces tax return errors, as the tax software does the calculations, flags common errors and prompts taxpayers for missing information. And best of all, there is a free option for everyone.
Mail a paper return to the right Read More