At nine o’clock Wednesday morning, Oct. 30, the state’s Game Commission convened an emergency closed meeting in Albuquerque. If the meeting was unexpected, the announcement afterwards was a shock—one that still has sportsmen, state employees and conservationists wondering what happened at the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish.
All three remaining candidates for mayor have superpowers. They’ve already fended off
several potential opponents who dropped out of the fight before it
really began, and now they’ll face each other for the March 4 citywide
Take 1974, for example. Nearly 40 years ago, the Plaza seemed more like today’s Cerrillos Road commercial corridor. Santa Fe’s population was roughly 46,000, and you could walk to Grant Avenue near Burro Alley and buy a record at Star Record Shop—or buy furniture at the nearby Bargain Center Furniture & Appliance.
Newborn infants in New Mexico should be experiencing healthier births. Teen pregnancy rates are declining, and more pregnant women are receiving early prenatal care. But babies are dying more often, according to new data from the state Department of Health.
It has never been easy, trying to catch the wind. But the Sun Zia Southwest Transmission Project in southeastern New Mexico might be inching closer to doing that. Although it appeared this summer that military objections would stop the proposal, now a study from MIT could signal compromise and progress for the endeavor.