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Tales Of Our Times: Trials Verify Facts Far Better Than Protests Or ‘Analysis’ Of The News

Tales Of Our Times

By JOHN BARTLIT
New Mexico Citizens
for Clean Air & Water 

The televised trial this month of former Officer Chauvin is a profound display of working to achieve a fair decision, considering all the facts that are ably verified on both sides of all questions in court.

I will not review key points in the case nor the breadth of evidence for them from one side or the other. My topic instead is the time-tested methods of verifying and using facts that the judge enforces in a court trial. These are basics in the rule of law. This column is not a lawbook. It amounts to notes from a primer, which Read More

UPDATE: DOH Administering 2nd Pfizer Vaccine Dose At ‘Smith Auditorium’ March 17 … Those Not Contacted By DOH Yet Should Email Emergency Management Office

COUNTY News:

Los Alamos County’s Emergency Management Office would like to alert those individuals who received the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine Feb. 22 in Los Alamos that the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) will be administering the second (booster) dose of the Pfizer vaccine Wednesday, March 17 at Duane Smith Auditorium (NOT Griffith Gymnasium).

Several individuals have indicated that as of today they have not been contacted with an appointment by the NMDOH. The Emergency Management Office will be coordinating with all individuals who may have been missed by NMDOH in a text/email Read More

Preparing For COVID Vaccine: What You Need To Know

COUNTY News:

The following information was released by Los Alamos County’s Public Information Office today, working in conjunction with the Office of Emergency Management for the County, in an effort to better inform and educate residents about registering for future COVID-19 vaccine clinics. Many questions are coming up about the vaccine and there are still many aspects about future vaccine clinics that remain to be worked out. Given the pandemic emergency and frequent updates or changes from the New Mexico Department of Health (DOH), this information shown below may continue to change Read More

League Of Women Voters Lunch With A Leader Thursday

LWV News:

At noon Thursday Jan. 21, the League of Women Voters community event, lunch with a Leader will feature Lonna Rae Atkeson.

Atkeson is a professor and Regents Lecturer in Political Science at the University of New Mexico where she also directs the Center for the Study of Voting, Elections, and Democracy and the Institute for Social Research.  

She will be talking about the upcoming 60-day Legislative Session.

Atkeson also is a member of the MIT Data and Election Science Board (MEDSL) and the American National Election Studies (ANES) Board of Overseers. Her research focuses on election Read More

Heinrich Presses Defense Department For Information To Speed Emergency Deployments Of U.S. Armed Forces To Deal With Any Future Security Breaches At U.S. Capitol

U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich

From the Office of U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich:

“In the aftermath of the attack, serious questions must be answered regarding the lack of threat intelligence, physical security of the Capitol Buildings, and readiness of our Armed Forces and federal agencies to respond.” –Heinrich

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Following last week’s insurrection and breach on the U.S. Capitol as members of Congress were certifying the results of the 2020 presidential election, U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), a member of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and U.S. Senate Armed

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NMED COVID-19 Business Watchlist For Dec. 4, 2020

NMED News:

The New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) has updated its daily Rapid Response COVID-19 Watchlist, which includes New Mexico places of employment that have had two or more rapid responses in the last 14 days.

There are currently 174 establishments on the Watchlist as of Dec. 4.

The Rapid Response COVID-19 Watchlist and closure list, which includes all establishments that are currently required to be closed, are posted here.

The state initiates a rapid response when it learns of a positive COVID-19 case in a workplace. NMED or the state agency initiating the rapid response will Read More

New Mexico COVID-19 Update: 1,469 New Cases, Total Now 89,796 With 18 New Deaths And 30,777 Patients Recovered

STATE News:

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials have announced this afternoon 1,469 additional positive tests for COVID-19.

Los Alamos County reports 2 more cases today … the total is now 124 people who have tested positive for COVID-19.

Today’s update includes 18 new deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19.

The New Mexico Department of Health reported today the most recent cases:

  • 671 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 66 new cases in Chaves County
  • 10 new cases in Cibola County
  • 3 new cases in Colfax County
  • 26 new cases in Curry County
  • 3 new cases in De Baca County
  • 182 new cases in Doña Ana County
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