Press Release: Hantavirus found in San Miguel County male

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Health announced today that a 65-year-old man from San Miguel County is hospitalized in critical condition at University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque with the state’s second case of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome this year. The Department of Health confirmed the case of Hantavirus on Wednesday and […]

TeamBuilders set to host basketball tourney June 27

By QCS Staff TeamBuilders Counseling Services is launching its first annual basketball tournament from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 27 at the Tucumcari Recreation Center, according to a press release. “We’re doing this to raise money for a great cause and it’s also a community, family-type activity, bringing everyone together for fun and […]

Press Release: State confirms third human plague case from Santa Fe County

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Health confirmed today a third case of bubonic plague in Santa Fe County so far this year. A 56-year-old man was hospitalized and is back home recovering. The Department of Health is conducting an environmental investigation at the man’s residence to determine if there is any ongoing […]

Press Release: State sets guidelines for small wind turbine installations

Guidelines and procedures pertaining to permitting and inspection requirements for TWTS, or Tower-Mounted Small Wind Terbuines Systems, have been approved by the Commission for New Mexico’s Regulation and Licensing Department’s of Construction Industries Division, according a CID press release. The guidelines and procedures also clarify the type of electrical contractor’s license and journeyman certification classifications […]

Press Release: Update on swine flu in New Mexico

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The New Mexico Department of Health is asking laboratories to send only hospitalized cases for testing of H1N1 to its Scientific Laboratory in Albuquerque, according to a Friday announcement in a press release. The state’s Epidemiology and Response Division is focusing on investigating hospitalized cases to monitor severity of H1N1 illness in New Mexico, the […]

Press Release: Pat Lyons announces run for N.M. Public Regulation Commission

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SANTA FE – Patrick Lyons, who made history by being the only Republican elected Commissioner of Public Lands for two consecutive terms, today announced his candidacy for the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (PRC) District 2.

Press Release: BLM seeks comments on proposed SunZia Southwest Transmission Project

SANTA FE – The Bureau of Land Management is asking the public to help identify issues involved in a proposal to construct a high-voltage 500 kilovolt (kV) power transmission line (or two parallel lines) across southern New Mexico and Arizona. The BLM has initiated a public scoping process to gather information about the proposal and […]

Officers will increase patrols over holiday, Conchas airport to be updated

By QCS Staff More officers will patrol I-40 for holidayHoliday drivers will see increased law enforcement activity this weekend as they drive across New Mexico, according to a press release from the state’s Departemtn of Public

Press Release: ENMU graduation set for May 16

PORTALES—Eastern New Mexico University, in Portales, will host its 116th Commencement Convocation on Saturday, May 16 at 10 a.m. in Greyhound Arena. There are 322 candidates for the 2009 spring graduation. The commencement speaker will be New Mexico state Sen. Gay Kernan, who serves on the Senate Education Committee.

Press Release: Eight H1N1 cases now confirmed in state

By QCS Staff The number of H1N1 flu, swine flu, cases in New Mexico is now at eight, according to information released today from the New Mexico Department of Health. In all there are 20 probable cases in the state located in 10 counties. The ages range from infancy to 57 years old, the press […]