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NCRTD To Receive $3.6 million FTA Grant To Construct New Maintenance Facility

on April 7, 2018 - 2:02pm


The North Central Regional Transit District will be the recipient of $3.6 million as part of a US Department of Transportation/Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grant "to modernize and improve America's bus infrastructure" and construct a new 12,000 sq. ft maintenance facility at the District's Espanola headquarters.

The facility will be constructed to service the District's fleet of 65 vehicles and include a separate building to house vehicle washing bays.

USDA Reopens Enrollment For Improved Dairy Safety Net Tool

on April 7, 2018 - 1:30pm
USDA News:
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue is encouraging dairy producers to consider enrolling in the new and improved Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy), which will provide better protections for dairy producers from shifting milk and feed prices.
With changes authorized under the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) has set the enrollment period to run April 9, 2018 to June 1, 2018.
"We recognize the financial hardships many of our nation’s dairy producers are experiencing

Spring Vendor Blender Underway Until 2 p.m. Today!

on April 7, 2018 - 11:18am

Shoppers are coming and going this morning at the Vendor Blender, which is underway until 2 p.m. today at Crossroads Church at 97 East Road. Spring products and gifts are available for purchase from 17 direct sales vendors including gifts for Mother's Day, graduations, wedding showers and more. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Sen. Heinrich Tours Aerospace Company In Roswell

on April 6, 2018 - 9:02am
U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich, second from left, tours Sceye, Inc. Wednesday in Roswell. Courtesy photo
WASHINGTON, D.C.  U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) Wednesday toured the development and assembly facility of Sceye, Inc., an aerospace company headquartered at the Roswell International Air Center.
Sceye, Inc. develops technologies to better the capabilities of drones and satellites and is currently working on a high-altitude airship that will harness solar energy and use advanced materials in all of its components.

LAPS Foundation Partners With CB FOX To Offer Los Alamos High School Alumni T-Shirts

on April 5, 2018 - 9:49pm

Hilltopper alumni t-shirts on sale now at CB FOX at 1735 Central Ave. CouresyLAPSF


The Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation and CB FOX Department Store have partnered to offer t-shirts to Los Alamos High School alumni.

There are two versions, which are on sale now in the men’s and women’s departments at the store at 1735 Central Ave., in downtown Los Alamos.

The high-quality shirts cost $29.98, and proceeds benefit all public schools in Los Alamos through the LAPS Foundation.

“The LAPS Foundation has offered alumni t-shirts in the past which were very popular,” LAPS

Walkup Aquatic Center Birthday Celebration April 25

on April 5, 2018 - 3:32pm

State Democratic Platform Supports Methods That Could Triple Solar Jobs

on April 5, 2018 - 3:29pm
DPNM News:
According to a study released by the University of New Mexico’s Bureau of Business and Economic Research, New Mexico has the capacity to triple solar energy jobs using many of the mechanisms included in the Democratic Party of New Mexico’s (DPNM) 2018 Platform.
The study specifically points to utilizing technology developed at the state’s national labs in entrepreneurial endeavors to provide quality jobs while diversifying New Mexico’s economy - principles supported by the DPNM Platform.
The New Mexico Democratic Party’s forward-looking platform states that New Mexico