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Archive for June 21st, 2012

  • Dalrymple appoints admin law judge to PSC

    June 21, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Bonny Fetch, a North Dakota administrative law judge for the state Office of Administrative Hearings, poses for a photo in her office in the Kirkwood Bank & Trust building in north Bismarck, N.D., on Wednesday, June 20, 2012. Gov. Jack Dalrymple appointed...

  • Alaska's oil pipeline marks 35-year milestone

    June 21, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this 2007 file photo, a new oil transit pipeline runs across the tundra to flow station at the Prudhoe Bay oil field on Alaska’s North Slope. The oil pipeline that stretches 800 miles across the Alaska landscape is celebrating a...

  • NM firefighters battle blaze along Rio Grande

    June 21, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A thick plume of smoke rose from the wooded area along the Rio Grande on the northern edge of New Mexico’s largest city Wednesday as crews worked to put out flames burning on both sides of the river. Flames torching the tops...

  • Feds link immigrant license fraud ring to NM

    June 21, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Five Albuquerque-area residents were named in a recently unsealed federal indictment connected to what authorities say is a multistate scam abusing New Mexico’s law that allows illegal immigrants to obtain driver’s...

  • Board to consider courthouse furnishings request

    June 21, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Attorney General Gary King says the state is responsible for paying to furnish a new district courthouse in Santa Fe. The state Board of Finance is to consider a request Thursday from the 1st Judicial District for a loan of nearly...

  • NM AG joins McKinley County probe

    June 21, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Attorney General Gary King’s office has joined a probe into McKinley County. The Gallup Independent reports (http://bit.ly/Axbadj) that the attorney general’s Government Accountability Division requested last week...

  • Judge blocks water permit for Sunland Park

    June 21, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SUNLAND PARK, N.M. (AP) — A judge has halted a water permit issued by the state to Sunland Park and a private landowner. The Las Cruces Sun-News (http://bit.ly/KTyQlB) says court documents show a district judge recently ordered the state engineer to cancel...

  • NM regulators begin hearing on pit rule changes

    June 21, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A panel of New Mexico regulators will be taking more comments about revising regulations of how energy developers dispose of drilling waste. The Santa Fe New Mexican (http://bit.ly/MfOIPj ) reports the Oil Conservation Commission is...

  • Fed probe launched into New Mexico school closures

    June 21, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — A federal agency is investigating the closure of three New Mexico schools to see if the troubled Gallup McKinley County School District violated federal civil rights laws. The Gallup Independent reports (http://bit.ly/Axbadj ) that the...

  • Homicide suspect dies in South Valley shootout

    June 21, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man suspected in a homicide has died after a confrontation with sheriff’s deputies in the South Valley. The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office says the man, whose name has not been released, was killed Tuesday evening...