Federal judge sides with New Mexico ranchers in water case

Federal judge sides with New Mexico ranchers in water case

A U.S. court has sided with a New Mexico ranching family in a decades-long battle over access to water on national forest land, providing more certainty that state law allows for the protection of water rights dating back more than a century. The case of the Goss family has been closely watched by thousands of ranchers who hold grazing permits across the West. Attorneys and others say the outcome could have ripple effects on ranchers…

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Arizona vs. Eastern New Mexico open thread, live stream, TV channel, starting lineups

Arizona vs. Eastern New Mexico open thread, live stream, TV channel, starting lineups

Come chat with us! The Arizona Wildcats will be taking on the Eastern New Mexico Greyhounds in McKale Center on Wednesday in their first of two exhibitions. The Wildcats will be without Parker Jackson-Cartwright (ankle), Rawle Alkins (foot), and Dylan Smith (suspension for violation of team rules). We will be chatting about the game below. Join us! Here are some things to watch for, and here’s how you can tune in. Tip time: 7:06 p.m….

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New Mexico moves to defuse outrage over science standards

SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico’s public education secretary said the state will adopt widely used school science standards in their entirety in response public outrage over proposed changes that omitted references to global warming, evolution and the Earth’s age. In an interview Wednesday night, Public Education Secretary Christopher Ruszkowski said a final version of the New Mexico standards would replicate Next Generation Science Standards developed by a consortium of states, with a half-dozen added…

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3 Reasons To Visit New Mexico Today

3 Reasons To Visit New Mexico Today

New Mexico is one of those places you have to go to at least once in your life. There are so many reasons why you should go. Below, we will discuss three reasons why you need to visit New Mexico. Santa Fe You can easily spend a week or two in Sana Fe, the capital of New Mexico. The city is rich with history, which isn’t surprising because it has been around for over 350…

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New Mexico Wavered on Evolution and Climate Change in Science Education

A Roman Catholic pastor, Vincent Paul Chavez, right, protested proposed New Mexico science standards on behalf of the Santa Fe Archdiocese outside a public hearing in Santa Fe on Monday. An apparent attempt to water down language about evolution and climate change in the guidelines for science education in New Mexico met with protests this week at an eventful public hearing at the Public Education Department’s offices in Santa Fe. Hundreds of people — some…

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New Mexico St. rallies to down Georgia Southern 35-27

New Mexico St. rallies to down Georgia Southern 35-27

STATESBORO, Ga. — Tyler Rogers threw for 382 yards and three touchdowns and wide receiver Conner Cramer threw a go-ahead touchdown off a lateral early in the fourth quarter to lead New Mexico State past Georgia Southern 35-27 on Saturday night. Trailing 27-21 to start the fourth quarter, Cramer’s 17-yard scoring toss to Bryce Roberts occurred when the Eagles’ defense got drawn in on the lateral and allowed Roberts to get behind it. Source Article

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Freeze Warning Issued for parts of New Mexico: Info you should know for freeze warnings

Freeze Warning Issued for parts of New Mexico: Info you should know for freeze warnings

A freeze warning has been issued by the National Weather Services for Albuquerque. Strong winds with a cold front are expected Monday and Tuesday, along with freezing temperatures. The first freeze of the season is also expected for central and eastern New Mexico Monday night. The freeze warning is in effect starting 8 p.m. Monday night until 9 a.m. Tuesday morning. Below are some tips and tricks on how to keep your pipes from freezing….

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New Mexico Becomes First College Team To Protest During National Anthem

New Mexico Becomes First College Team To Protest During National Anthem

New Mexico football makes national news for the second week in a row. New Mexico Football Draws National Attention Due to a pregame lightning delay, the National Anthem was postponed to halftime during the Air Force and New Mexico game on Saturday. New Mexico had five players partake in the National Anthem protests that have been seen all over the NFL over the past few weeks. Halftime was reduced to just five minutes because of…

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New Mexico officials fighting monument changes

New Mexico officials fighting monument changes

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Some of New Mexico’s delegation is fighting the possible changes to two of the state’s national monuments. Tuesday Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich along with members of Congress Ben Ray Lujan and Michelle Lujan Grisham sent a letter to White House Chief of Staff John Kelly. They urged him to keep New Mexico’s national monuments the same, saying Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s report had factual errors. Zinke recommended that six…

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Did Gov. Susana Martinez Break SEC Rules In New Mexico Pension Deals?

Did Gov. Susana Martinez Break SEC Rules In New Mexico Pension Deals?

When federal regulators in 2010 instituted new ethics rules to prevent Wall Street executives from using campaign contributions to influence government investments, they pointed to New Mexico as an example of a state mired in pay-to-play practices. Just after those rules were enacted — with New Mexico still reeling from an influence-peddling scandal involving state investments — voters elected a new Republican governor promising a swift crackdown. “Corruption is a crime, not an ethical dilemma,”…

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