SANTA FE — The Santa Fe National Forest plans to begin the 188-acre Thompson Ridge piles prescribed burn Tuesday, Feb. 5 through Friday, Feb. 8, weather dependent.
Piles that don’t get treated in that time frame are expected to be in the following week, also weather dependent. Location description: The Medlin and Shields private property is adjacent to the north of the burn area.
Thompson Ridge Estates is one mile to the north, La Cueva 1/2 mile to the south, and Rancho De La Cueva one mile to the east.
The pile burns will be ignited by hand. Smoke will be visible from La Cueva, Sierra Los Pinos, Read More
- Senators tell USDA to ensure consumers know meat origin
ALBUQUERQUE—Thursday, Jan. 31, a federal jury sitting in Albuquerque found Armando C. Gutierrez, 65, of Corpus Christi, Texas and Joseph C. Kupfer, 49, of Rio Rancho guilty of conspiracy and theft of government property charges after an eight-day trial.
The jury also convicted Gutierrez on obstruction of justice and money laundering charges. The jury’s guilty verdict was announced by U.S. Attorney Kenneth J. Gonzales, Acting Special Agent in Charge Gabriel L. Grchan of the Phoenix Division of the IRS-Criminal Investigation, and Special Agent in Charge Carol K.O. Lee of the Albuquerque Read More
Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling some 4-ounce Whole Catch Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon, cold-smoked and sliced, after a sample tested positive for listeria.
The lot code for the recalled smoked salmon is 7425A2298B. The UPC code is 0 99482 40880 0.
Whole Foods says the recalled items were sold in stores in New Mexico, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Utah.
The recalled salmon is sold in black-and-gold, flat, rectangular vacuum-sealed packages. The lot code is ink-jet printed on the back of the Read More
NM PBS News:
On this week’s edition of New Mexico in Focus, the weekly news and public affairs series from New Mexico PBS, the conversation is about the future of Spaceport America near Alamogordo.
The program airs at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. on New Mexico PBS 5.1 and repeats at 7 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 3.
The program can also be seen at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2 at on New Mexico PBS 9.1.
The New Mexico Senate has approved a liability-limiting measure for companies operating from the Spaceport. If the House follows suit, Virgin Galactic may soon start operations in earnest at the Southern New Mexico facility. But Read More
- First bill of new congress would help New Mexico small businesses
WASHINGTON – In his first bill of the 113th Congress, U.S. Sen. Tom Udall is seeking to expand opportunities for small businesses to secure federal contracts, and make the reporting requirements for those awarded more transparent.
JEMEZ SPRINGS – A year of recovery, restoration and new beginnings was highlighted by record revenues and visitation at the Valles Caldera National Preserve in 2012.
The numbers are detailed in the Valles Caldera Trust’s Report to Congress for Fiscal Year 2012 (Oct. 1, 2011 through Sept. 30, 2012.)
The report details the challenges and successes of 2012, reviews the historical accomplishments and progress made from 2008-2012 and presents the outlook for fiscal year 2013.
One of the new beginnings was the appointment of Dennis Trujillo as executive director. Trujillo has been with Read More
U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján addresses the New Mexico Legislature Tuesday. Courtesy photo
U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján greets lawmakers at the New Mexico Legislature Tuesday. Courtesy photo
SANTA FE — U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico’s Third District addressed the New Mexico State Legislature Tuesday afternoon.
Below are his remarks as prepared:
“Distinguished members of the New Mexico House of Representatives, the New Mexico Senate, Gov. Martinez, Speaker Martinez, President Pro-Tem Papen, tribal leaders, honored guests, family and friends, thank you for inviting Read More