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Film Office Announces “Walking with Herb” to film in Las Cruces and Artesia

July 27, 2018 3:48 pm

SANTA FE — New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis announced today that the independent feature “Walking with Herb,” produced by Optimism Entertainment, will begin principal photography in September through mid-October in Las Cruces and Artesia. “In addition to the impressive economic impact, a vibrant and healthy film industry creates […]

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Game Commission names Michael Sloane Department of Game and Fish Director

July 25, 2018 3:54 pm
Game Commission names Michael Sloane Department of Game and Fish Director

SANTA FE – Michael Sloane, a 24-year employee of the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, was named the department’s new director by the StateGame Commission Tuesday. Sloane began his career with the department in 1994 as a wildlife culturist at Lisboa Springs Hatchery in Pecos, New Mexico. He […]

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Jeremy Reynalds, Joy Junction founder, CEO dies at 60

July 11, 2018 10:46 pm
Jeremy Reynalds, Joy Junction founder, CEO dies at 60

The nonprofit Joy Junction on Wednesday announced that the founder and CEO Jeremy Reynalds past away at age 60 of a long-term illness.

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Top Official at Yellowstone Ousted, Conservationists Alarmed

June 22, 2018 4:18 pm
Top Official at Yellowstone Ousted, Conservationists Alarmed

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Defenders of America’s national parks are sounding the alarm after last week’s dismissal of Yellowstone National Park Superintendent Dan Wenk, and they warn more dominoes are likely to fall as Secretary Ryan Zinke’s Interior Department roots out staff members who are committed to conservation. Phil Francis, who […]

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Trump signs order on family separation

June 20, 2018 7:32 pm
Trump signs order on family separation

WASHINGTON — Today in the Oval Office flanked by Vice President and Homeland Security Secretary at his side, President Trump signed an executive order ending the separation of families at the Mexico border. The executive order will allow for the indefinite detention of the families, together, in order for the […]

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Moody’s downgrades NM bond ratings

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Moody’s downgrades NM bond ratings

NEW YORK CITY  — Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded the credit rating on the State of New Mexico’s general obligation bonds from Aa1 to Aa2, and revised the outlook from negative to stable. This action affects approximately $260 million outstanding general obligation bonds. Moody’s have also downgraded from Aa2 to […]

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Udall Votes for Major Defense Bill to Strengthen NM & Nation

June 19, 2018 3:42 pm
Udall Votes for Major Defense Bill to Strengthen NM & Nation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Tom Udall joined the full Senate in voting to pass the National DefenseAuthorization Act (NDAA), a major bill to benefit New Mexico’s service members and military families,veterans, military bases, and defense programs throughout the state. The NDAA, which passed the Senate by a margin of 85-10 […]

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21 Attorneys General sign letter demanding end to border separation

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21 Attorneys General sign letter demanding end to border separation

ALBUQUERQUE — New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas is leading a group of Attorneys General from across the nation in calling for an end to the “zero tolerance” policy of separating families that cross the border illegally. In a letter addressed to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and U.S. Department of […]

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The New Mexico Film Office Announces “Midnight, Texas” to film a second season in New Mexico

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The New Mexico Film Office Announces “Midnight, Texas” to film a second season in New Mexico

SANTA FE – New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis announced today that the television series “Midnight, Texas” produced by Universal Television and David Janollari Entertainment will be filming from mid-June through mid-September in Albuquerque. The production will employ approximately 400 New Mexico crew members, 40 New Mexico actors and […]

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Investiture ceremony held for Justice Clingman

June 18, 2018 5:31 pm
Photo courtesy of the Administrative Office of the Courts. Cutline information: Chief Justice Judith K. Nakamura (left) administers the oath of office to Justice Gary L. Clingman(center). Patrick Clingman, the justice’s son, (right) holds the Bible.

SANTA FE – A formal investiture ceremony was held today for New Mexico Supreme Court Justice Gary L. Clingman. The swearing-in and robing of Justice Clingman occurred in the Supreme Court courtroom in Santa Fe. Chief Justice Judith K. Nakamura administered the oath of office. Justice Clingman’s son, Patrick Clingman, […]

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