San Miguel County Newswire

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  1. Reports: Slow disaster relief due to overwhelmed agenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | KRQE Albuquerque

    ... Management Department was overwhelmed by even modest requests for relief from flood and fire damage. San Miguel County officials say it took nearly a year for the department to even come out to assess damages from the big rains of 2013. Gov. Susana ...

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  2. Review: New Mexico agency overwhelmed by relief requestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... New Mexican shows the agency was overwhelmed by even relatively modest requests for relief. Officials in San Miguel County say torrential rains forced a disaster to be declared in 2013 but it was nearly a year before the department came out to ...

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  3. Review: NM agency overwhelmed by relief requestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | KOB-TV

    ... of records shows the agency was overwhelmed by even relatively modest requests for relief. Officials in San Miguel County say it took nearly a year after torrential rains forced a disaster declaration that the department came out to assess the ...

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  4. While PNM rates might go up, much of NM's average income has dropped since '04Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    ... There's a tiny increase in Valencia County - .3 percent a bigger jump in Santa Fe at 4.3 percent, and in San Miguel County the paychecks have shrunk 2.2 percent since 2004. "I don't think anyone wants their bills to go up," said PNM customer ...

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  5. Las Vegas man sentenced in New Mexico crime spreeRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    ... ur counts. He was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Albuquerque. Lujan acknowledged robbing a bank in San Miguel County and two convenience stores and a gas station in Sandoval County.

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  6. Historical Potpourri: Final resting placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Ruidoso News

    ... of the Bonito River, 30 miles away, to build the bank. The Exchange Bank of White Oaks was a branch of the San Miguel County Bank of Las Vegas, N.M. Joshua Raynolds was president of both banks. Raynolds lived in Las Vegas, but had banking interests ...

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  7. News Briefs: Santa Fe thieves target running vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | KRQE Albuquerque

    ... also warn the public to never leave vehicles unattended while running, and to lock them at all times. SAN MIGUEL COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) - Police say a medical condition most likely led to the death of a student at New Mexico University in Las Vegas on ...

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  8. Another New Mexico county eyes drilling limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    The San Miguel County Commission is expected to vote on an oil and gas drilling ordinance that imposes some of the strictest requirements on hydrocarbon exploration in the country, the Las Vegas Optic reported . The proposed ordinance to be considered Wednesday would restrict oil and gas exploration to a sparsely populated eastern part of the county in northeast New Mexico.

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  9. San Miguel County approves drilling ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ALBUQUERQUE >> As a federal judge considers the constitutionality of one New Mexico county's efforts to ban oil and natural gas development, commissioners in neighboring San Miguel County voted Wednesday in favor of imposing some of the strictest requirements on hydrocarbon exploration in the country. The new ordinance supersedes a moratorium on oil and gas development that had been in place since 2010.

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  10. San Miguel County considers drilling ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | NewsOK.com

    As a federal judge considers the constitutionality of one New Mexico county's efforts to ban oil and natural gas development, commissioners in neighboring San Miguel County are scheduled to vote Wednesday on an ordinance that would impose some of the strictest requirements on hydrocarbon exploration in the country. The measure would restrict oil and gas exploration to a sparsely populated stretch on the eastern side of San Miguel County, some 60 miles away from the county seat of Las Vegas.

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  11. San Miguel County to consider drilling ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | KOB-TV

    San Miguel County commissioners are scheduled to vote Wednesday on an ordinance that would impose some of the strictest requirements on oil and natural gas exploration in the country. The measure would restrict oil and gas exploration to a sparsely populated stretch on the eastern side of the county, some 60 miles away from the county seat of Las Vegas.

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  12. Another New Mexico county eyes drilling limitsRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | The Westerner

    Another New Mexico county is considering a measure to severely restrict oil and gas drilling. The San Miguel County Commission is expected to vote on an oil and gas drilling ordinance that imposes some of the strictest requirements on hydrocarbon exploration in the country, the Las Vegas Optic reported .

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  13. San Miguel County to vote on drilling measureRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The San Miguel County Commission is scheduled to vote Wednesday on an ordinance to severely restrict oil and gas drilling in the northeastern New Mexico county. The Las Vegas Optic reports that many drilling proponents have complained that the proposed ordinance is so stringent that it will effectively prevent any oil and gas development in the county.

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  14. FEMA Approves a Second Declaration for New Mexico. This Time for September FloodingRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    Just weeks after receiving a federal declaration, and a subsequent amendment only days ago adding more counties for July 27-August 5 flooding, a second presidential declaration has been approved, this time providing federal assistance for flooding caused by the remnants of Tropical Depression Odile between September 15-26. The new declaration makes Public Assistance funding available to eligible state agencies, tribal governments, certain nonprofits, community ditch associations and other local government entities in Colfax, Eddy, Lincoln, Lea, Otero, Santa Fe, San Miguel and Sierra counties.

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  15. Officers eradicate pot plants in San Miguel CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Law enforcement officers eradicated dozens of marijuana plants after exchanging gunfire with several suspects at a growing site in a rural valley in southern San Miguel County. County sheriff's deputies and officers from several other agencies raided the site several miles from Interstate 25 after Las Vegas police received a tip about a growing operation.

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  16. Pecos man arrested after marijuana grow bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | KRQE Albuquerque

    They say 27-year-old Kyle Christiansen of Pecos has been booked into the San Miguel County Detention Center on suspicion of marijuana distribution.

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  17. Community Health Systems faces data-breach class actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Modern Healthcare

    Community Health Systems, the 207-hospital, 29-state operator, is facing a class-action lawsuit brought by a New Mexico woman, Briana Brito, over a data breach it reported Aug. 18. The suit, filed in the 4th Judicial District Court in San Miguel County in New Mexico, is being handled by law firms... For the best experience of ModernHealthcare.com on your iPad, switch to the new Modern Healthcare app - it's optimized for your device but there is no need to download.

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  18. CHS Faces More Legal Challenges Following Huge BreachRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Health Data Management

    ... Branch Law Firm, have filed suit requesting class action status for a specific patient, Briana Brito of San Miguel County, as well as affected patients in the state and elsewhere. 'As a result of Defendants' failure to implement and follow basic ...

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  19. Obama declares disaster in northern NM areas affected by summer flooding, releases federal fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    President Barack Obama declared areas affected by flooding and heavy storms in Acoma Pueblo and Guadalupe, Rio Arriba and San Miguel counties in late July and early August to be disaster areas Monday, and released federal funds to help local governments and nonprofits repair and replace facilities damaged by the flooding. A news release from The White House said federal funds would also be available on a cost-sharing basis "for hazard mitigation measures in all areas within the state."

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  20. Quentin Tarantino Wants to Film His Next Movie, The Hateful Eight, in ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Denver Westword

    ... to a conservation easement, Zuckerman said, and the film's backers are working to get permission from the San Miguel County commissioners to use the land. Zuckerman said that all of the structures that would be built on the land would be temporary ...

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