Bandelier National Monument and Valles Caldera National Preserve were not only closed during one of the peak tourist seasons of the year, but both had to cancel major yearly events: the Fall Fiesta at Bandelier and the Elk Festival at the Valles.
Casa de Corazón formerly employed more than 40 staff at its Taos office. Valle del Sol now has 27 employees here.
"We believe that the transition has not been without some bumps in the road," Valle del Sol's chief development officer Carlos Galindo-Elvira told The Taos News, noting clients did not automatically transfer from Casa de Corazón to the new provider. Instead, interested clients had to enroll with Valle del Sol and sign a waiver to transfer files.
Bernalillo County Commissioner Wayne Johnson's property was flagged after a review showed the addition of a breakfast nook as well as a sizable covered patio. Neither improvement was on the tax rolls.
"Those two things were there when we purchased the property," Johnson noted. "This happens, but the scrutiny is certainly warranted."
At Commissioner Art De La Cruz's property in the South Valley, a carport built nearly 10 years ago has been turned into a well-kept garage. But as far as the county assessor is concerned, the property is still a carport.
De La Cruz's tax bill reflects that. In fact, every year since 2009, his tax bill has actually decreased.
Both voicemail recordings contained what sounds like gunshots, Department of Public Safety spokesman Emmanuel Gutierrez tells SFR, noting the messages don't contain any talking. DPS officers are currently at the Apodaca building investigating the matter.
Many of those teachers have said they are considering quitting the profession because they feel they’re being forced to teach to tests and other criteria that doesn’t fully measure a teacher’s performance, Brooks said.
“They’ve been saying, ‘This is not the profession I got into. This is beyond what I thought I was getting into,’” Brooks told a breakfast meeting of the Economic Forum of Albuquerque.
But when Target 7 asked Skandera if she'd consider slowing down the implementation of the system, she cut off the conversation midway through, saying she had to run to a dinner in Massachusetts.Mid-Heights Messenger, a friend of the blog, first reported on the PED email.
"We'll continue to look for opportunities to have conversations to make sure our teachers have accurate information," she said before she hung up.
Commissioners didn't like the extra requirements attached to the grant or additional employee time and county money that might be needed to meet imposed obligations. Topping off the objections, Commissioner Mark Doth also offered his opinion Tuesday during the commission meeting that "It's a waste of time."
Ms. Paskus busted her backside digging into public records for story #3. She embedded it with links to documents she dug from public records and or beavered up who-knows-how. They include insider emails. I had a hard time for awhile opening some of the pdfs behind her links but eventually figured them out. It was like being led by hand through a dusty warehouse of obscure archives.
New Mexico Renewable Energy Transmission Authority Executive Director Jeremy Turner said bringing transmission lines to Texas is easier because the state has more money than New Mexico, but regulations and many other factors also play a role.
Oh, and bad for the drought.
The vote was 5-0; Commissioners Randy Crowder and Dan Stoddard were absent and Commissioner Sandra Taylor-Sawyer joined via phone, but had technical difficulties and did not vote.
According to [mayor David] Lansford, the Ute Water Commission voted at its last meeting to send area representatives back to their jurisdictions to request authority from their governing bodies as to whether they would support a new study.
Martinez reported attending workshops on “Tweeting the revolution: Twitter training for Medicaid outreach campaigning,” “We spent a year monitoring 10,000 Facebook pages: Here’s what you should know,” “Best practices and trends in social issue film outreach: Engaging audiences,” “How to get media and breakthrough on your issue,” “Google analytics for tracking and optimization,” “Organizing: Engaging new people through humor, culture and tangible impact,” “Climate change: Congressional leaders, allies and the path ahead,” “The most epic subject line writing workshop in the history of Netroots Nation,” and “Digital campaigns on a budget.”
Reichelt reported attending workshops on “All things Medicaid,” “Tweeting the revolution: Twitter training for Medicaid outreach campaigning,” “Voting rights for a shifting demographic,” “Women on the run,” “Implementing the Affordable Care Act,” and “Ask a sista: Black women muse on politics, pop culture, policy and scholarship.”
It really is worse than when I got involved in politics back in the mid 70's. Sure, money to run campaigns mattered back then, but it wasn't the sole indicator of someones chance of winning. Hard footwork, meetings, and a platform that involved policy positions mattered. But since the Roberts Supreme Court decided that corporations are people and effectively took of the limits on contributions by CEOs and Boards it has been the rule that it is hard to win without being owned by them.
The emerging industry is taking traditional aerospace technologies and using them in different ways to enable regular access to the suborbital environment, said Brett Alexander, director of business development and strategy at Jeff Bezos' fledgling aerospace company Blue Origin.
"It's become a childish political battle down there that I no longer wish to be part of as the commission, my vote, I don't want any part of the library," he said. "Because what the library board was set up to do and what they're doing are so far apart it's like the North and South Pole."
Rardin also said he was upset the library board released the county's library board member Patricia Trautman. He said the library board had been arguing with Trautman over her term of service and then decided to dismiss her.
“When the bad guy said open the door, and then the other guy said 'eeeyah',” Eric explained his favorite part was when a regional colloquialism common to the Navajo language was used in reference to the Emperor.
Victory and defate aside, world title-holding boxer Tapia died at the the age of 45 -- known forever as "the baby-faced assassin" who lived la vida loca, and was "Albuquerque's champion." It was just three weeks after filmmakers wrapped interviews for the documentary Tapia that the athlete died in his Duke City home in May of 2012, so Thursday's screening at the Lensic Performing Arts Center as part of the second night of the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival was in many ways still a farewell.Tapia is a controversial figure -- he was a drug addict, but undoubtedly a skilled and talented boxer.
There will be a funeral procession for Walter White, complete with an escort by the Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department. At least it is a fundraiser for charity.