NM Senate and House Democrats sign joint statement on Pit Production

May 11, 2018 7:14 pm
NM Senate and House Democrats sign joint statement on Pit Production

U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) and Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-N.M.) released the following statement in response to the National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) recommended alternative for recapitalization of plutonium pit production announced today

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26th Annual Kids’ Fishing Derby at Cimarron Canyon State Park

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26th Annual Kids’ Fishing Derby at Cimarron Canyon State Park

26th Annual Kids’ Fishing Derby at Cimarron Canyon State Park

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State Land Office leads the way in watershed health

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FIGHTING FIRE WITH FIRE – ,Above, SLO Field Operations Division crews and partners targeted abundant fuels in the forest near Black Lake to improve watershed health in advance of the upcoming wildfire season. Below, the watershed as it appeared prior to treatment.

SANTA FE, NM – In 1736, Benjamin Franklin famously advised fire-threatened residents of Philadelphia that “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”.

Fast forward 282 years and that sage advice remains both relevant and timely.

The current New Mexico fire forecast is downright scary: Parched forests, unseasonably warm weather, high winds, and an abundance of forest fuels have set the stage for one of the most potentially catastrophic wildfire seasons in recent memory.

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Game Commission to meet May 22 in Los Alamos

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Game Commission to meet May 22 in Los Alamos

The New Mexico Game Commission will meet Tuesday, May 22, in Los Alamos to discuss potential hunting rule changes for Barbary sheep, oryx and Persian Ibex and final rule changes for bighorn sheep, javelina and pronghorn antelope.

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Governor Announces Record High Investment in Pre-K

May 10, 2018 6:44 pm
Governor Announces Record High Investment in Pre-K

BERNALILLO – Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced a record high investment of $33.6 million in Pre-K programs across New Mexico – that’s five times theamount it was funded when she took office. The Governor also announced that 11 school districts will have Pre-K programs for the first time ever. 11 […]

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NMDA employees honored during department’s annual conference

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New Mexico Secretary of Agriculture Jeff M. Witte (far left) and New Mexico
Department of Agriculture Deputy Director Anthony J. Parra (far right) stand with NMDA
employees (left to right) Kim Ethridgehill, Deena Catanach and David Lucero. Ethridgehill and
Catanach received the
NMDA Distinguished Service Awards, and Lucero received the NMDA Community Action Award at the department’s annual conference April 26, 2018. (NMDA photo by Pamela Sanchez)

LAS CRUCES – Three New Mexico Department of Agriculture employees were honored at the department’s annual conference in Las Cruces April 26. Kim Ethridgehill and Deena Catanach were honored with the NMDA Distinguished Service Awards for their contributions during the past year at the department. The Distinguished Service Awards honor employees […]

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