Natalia Jácquez http://kunm.org en Public Packs Albuquerque City Council Meeting On APD http://kunm.org/post/public-packs-albuquerque-city-council-meeting-apd <p>APD protestors and supporters turned out yesterday evening to the city council meeting in Downtown Albuquerque. More than 300 people filled the main chamber and overflow room. Those who didn’t make it in watched TV screens in Civic Plaza outside City Hall.&nbsp;</p><p>City Council President Ken Sanchez announced at the beginning of the meeting that Mayor Richard Berry would not attend. "Mayor Berry Sends his regrets about not being to attend tonight’s meeting."&nbsp;</p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 14:37:38 +0000 Natalia Jácquez 43567 at http://kunm.org Public Packs Albuquerque City Council Meeting On APD Jaguar Habitat Protected In The US http://kunm.org/post/jaguar-habitat-protected-us <p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Helvetica;"><a href="http://www.fws.gov/endangered/esa-library/pdf/critical_habitat.pdf" target="_blank">Critical habitat</a> has been designated for endangered <a href="http://www.biologicaldiversity.org/species/mammals/jaguar/index.html" target="_blank">jaguars</a> in the southwest United States.</p> Sat, 08 Mar 2014 00:57:17 +0000 Natalia Jácquez 42168 at http://kunm.org Jaguar Habitat Protected In The US Governor Won't Veto Raises For State Workers http://kunm.org/post/governor-wont-veto-raises-state-workers <p style="margin-bottom: 0px; font-size: 16px; line-height: normal; font-family: Helvetica;">Governor Susana Martinez is not going to block an overall 3 percent pay increase for state employees, including teachers. She&nbsp;told <a href="http://newmexico.watchdog.org/20739/gov-martinez-says-she-wont-veto-3-percent-raises-for-all-state-employees/" target="_blank">New Mexico Watchdog</a> she would not line-item veto that part of the budget.&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; font-size: 16px; line-height: normal; font-family: Helvetica; min-height: 19px;">&nbsp;</p> Sat, 08 Mar 2014 00:49:51 +0000 Natalia Jácquez 42188 at http://kunm.org Governor Won't Veto Raises For State Workers UNM Celebrates 125 Years http://kunm.org/post/unm-celebrates-125-years <p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Helvetica;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Helvetica;">In 1889 the University of New Mexico's first students used to catch a horse and buggy from Old Town up the hill to where UNM's first building, Hodgin Hall, stood in Albuquerque.</p> Sat, 01 Mar 2014 17:41:44 +0000 Natalia Jácquez 41932 at http://kunm.org UNM Celebrates 125 Years Emergency Meds To Be In Schools http://kunm.org/post/emergency-meds-be-schools <p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Helvetica;"><a href="http://www.nmlegis.gov/Sessions/14%20Regular/bills/senate/SB0075.pdf" target="_blank">Senate Bill 75</a> was passed Thursday during the last day of the legislature. The Emergency Medications in Schools Act will allow school personnel, and in particular school nurses, to give students epinephrine shots or albuterol inhalers during emergency situations.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 22:11:03 +0000 Natalia Jácquez 41633 at http://kunm.org Emergency Meds To Be In Schools UNM Starts Student Food Bank http://kunm.org/post/unm-starts-student-food-bank <p>Every week nearly <a href="http://www.thefooddepot.org/sites/default/files/site_images/Hunger/HungerInNewMexico-2010sm.pdf">40,000 New Mexicans</a> seek food assistance, according to the New Mexico Association of Food Banks. Although the exact number of college students who are hungry isn't clear, students may need food assistance as well.</p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 03:26:48 +0000 Natalia Jácquez 41453 at http://kunm.org Drought Worsens In New Mexico http://kunm.org/post/drought-worsens-new-mexico <p>Drought conditions across the Southwest have gotten significantly worse over the last few weeks, including in New Mexico.</p><p>Take a look at the newest update of the <a href="http://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/">U.S. Drought Monitor</a> map, and you’ll see orange and red smears all across the southwest showing where the drought is impacting the country the most.</p><p>Albuquerque hasn’t had a drop of rain for 40 straight days. Chuck Jones is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service.</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 16:57:08 +0000 The Associated Press, Elaine Baumgartel & Natalia Jácquez 40756 at http://kunm.org Drought Worsens In New Mexico Buddhist Relics Come to Santa Fe http://kunm.org/post/buddhist-relics-come-santa-fe <p class="p1"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">What happens to beings on their way to enlightenment when they die? Devotees and people who were just curious came to see at the</span><a href="http://ihmretreat.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank"> Immaculate Heart Retreat Center</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> last weekend in Santa Fe. Sat, 14 Dec 2013 14:12:12 +0000 Natalia Jácquez 38909 at http://kunm.org Buddhist Relics Come to Santa Fe Hiltons Fund Historic Church Restoration http://kunm.org/post/hiltons-fund-historic-church-restoration <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The 400-year-old San Miguel Church in Socorro County is getting a $1.1 million grant to complete a restoration and expand services.</span></p><p>The grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, along with $400,000 dollars raised in the community, will be used for a museum, a gift shop and a classroom for at risk youth programs at the historic church, which was founded in 1598.</p> Thu, 28 Nov 2013 00:16:47 +0000 Natalia Jácquez 38239 at http://kunm.org Hiltons Fund Historic Church Restoration Sport Fisherman Plead With Governor To Stop Gila Diversion http://kunm.org/post/sport-fisherman-plead-governor-stop-gila-diversion <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Eleven sportsmen representing various </span><a href="http://www.nmwildlife.org/priorities/habitat" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">wildlife recreation groups</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> addressed a letter to Governor Susana Martinez today asking that she not allow the proposal to create a dam in the </span><a href="http://www.fs.usda.gov/gila/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Gila River</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Sat, 16 Nov 2013 00:25:54 +0000 Natalia Jácquez 37750 at http://kunm.org Sport Fisherman Plead With Governor To Stop Gila Diversion Military Looks To Extend Training On Public Lands http://kunm.org/post/military-looks-extend-training-public-lands <p></p><p>Air Force and Marine units use mountain terrain regions in the <a href="http://www.fs.usda.gov/cibola">Cibola National Forest</a> for operations training.</p><p></p><p>Although these trainings have been taking place for the last 17 years, critics are opposing the renewal of the agreement to extend the activities for another two decades.</p><p></p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 23:42:15 +0000 Natalia Jácquez 37226 at http://kunm.org Military Looks To Extend Training On Public Lands