Skip directly to content

State, Nation & World

BLM Announces Emergency Fire Prevention Restrictions For Santa Fe County

on April 17, 2018 - 9:39am
BLM News:
TAOS  The Bureau of Land Management Taos Field Office is initiating emergency fire prevention restrictions on public lands managed by the Taos Field Office in Santa Fe County, beginning today, due to high fire potential.
The restrictions will remain in effect until further notice. 
“We are joining our county and federal partners in these actions in efforts to protect lives and property,” BLM Taos Field Manager Pamela Mathis said. 
Prohibited Acts include: 
  • Building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire, campfire, charcoal, coal, or wood stove other than in

National President Susana French Joins New Mexico Federation Of Democratic Women At Spring Meeting

on April 17, 2018 - 9:33am

National Federation of Democratic Women President Susana French


The New Mexico Federation of Democratic Women (NMFDW) announced today, that the National Federation of Democratic Women (NFDW) President Susana French will be coming to New Mexico to keynote their Spring Meeting in Los Lunas. The event is open to the public, but space is limited. Those interested in attending should email for tickets.

New Mexico Federation of Democratic Women President, Pam Cordova said, “New Mexico is the place to be for Democratic politics this year.

HSNW: Webhose Takes Aim At Dark Web

on April 17, 2018 - 9:08am
Courtesy image
Homeland Security News Wire
Fans of the popular TV show “Mr. Robot,” which dives deep into the world of shady hackers and the Dark Web that lurks beyond its better-known counterpart, take note: An Israeli startup is serving notice that the hidden is now visible and even your bitcoins won’t shield you from the long arm of the law.

Just as Google crawls the World Wide Web to index the sites we want to find, Bnei Brak-based Webhose has developed a technology that can scour the anonymous part of the Internet accessed through a special browser called Tor.

FBI: Eight Charged With Conspiring To Traffic Minors

on April 17, 2018 - 8:54am

FBI News:
  • Prosecution Brought under Project Safe Childhood

ALBUQUERQUE – U.S. Attorney John C. Anderson, New Mexico Attorney General Hector H. Balderas, Special Agent in Charge Terry Wade of the FBI’s Albuquerque Division, Acting Special Agent in Charge Jack P. Staton of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in El Paso, and Bernalillo County Sheriff Manuel Gonzales, III, announced Monday that eight defendants have been indicted on federal child sex trafficking charges. 

The defendants are charged with conspiring to sex traffic minors in New Mexico and Arizona, to transport minors to engage

Interior Department Releases Comprehensive List Of First Quarter 2018 Accomplishments

on April 17, 2018 - 6:39am

From The U.S. Department of the Interior:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of the Interior has released a comprehensive list of 2018 first quarter accomplishments that the Department has achieved under the leadership of President Donald J. Trump and U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke.

“Under the Trump Administration, Interior has made incredible strides in creating a conservation stewardship legacy, modernizing our infrastructure, helping combat opioid addiction, securing the southern border, and so much more,” Secretary Zinke said.

NewMexicoKidsCAN Responds To Deadline For School Turnaround Plans

on April 17, 2018 - 6:00am
NewMexicoKidsCAN News:
ALBUQUERQUE  Wednesday is the deadline for Albuquerque and Dulce public school districts to submit their second-round school turnaround proposals to the New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED) with detailed plans for improving student learning at a total of four schools, serving 1,300 of the youngest learners, that have earned Fs from the state since at least 2013.
NMPED denied initial proposals from the districts in March because they weren’t urgent or strong enough. Now they will make a final verdict on whether the districts improved their plans

Heinrich, Wyden, Feinstein Renew Call For CIA To Declassify Information About CIA Director Nominee’s Background

on April 16, 2018 - 4:14pm
WASHINGTON, D.C.  U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) are asking for the fifth time that CIA Director Mike Pompeo declassify information related to the background of CIA Deputy Director Gina Haspel, whom the president has indicated he will nominate as director of the CIA.
“Declassifying information about Ms. Haspel’s background is even more pressing in light of the public relations campaign currently being conducted on her behalf.