Here’s a look at today’s headlines:
The Gila National Forest is looking for students, ages 17 and older, who are interested in a “call-when-needed” summer job that will provide an environment to learn about Fire Management and the Forest Service. The recruitment meeting will be held on April 18th at the Supervisor’s Office.
The Deming Public Schools Board of Education has selected seven finalists as candidates to fill the district’s superintendent role. Superintendent Dan Lere announced his retirement in February, and his last day on the job will be June 30th of this year. The seven candidates include Deming Public Schools Michael Chavez, Director of Federal Programs; Fred Parker, Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction; and Ray Trejo, Assistant Superintendent. Out of District candidates include John Bustos, Principal of West Las Vegas School District in Las Vegas, NM; Anthony Fairley, Principal of APS Home Hospital Instructional Services in Albuquerque; Greg Rockhold, PhD, Assistant Principal and Athletic Director for Heizer Middle School in Hobbs; and Arsenio Romero, PhD, Turnaround Leader and Executive Coach Principals Pursuing Excellence in Roswell.
A viral video shows a swarm of police officers in New Mexico taking down a man apparently trying to pay a fine in quarters. It`s been seen 300,000 times on Facebook and drawn a lot of comments, accusing police of going too far.
Yesterday, New Mexico MainStreet (NMMS), a program of the New Mexico Economic Department, announced the Design Initiative recipients for the most recent application process. Three communities Alamogordo, Deming, and Roswell were selected to receive NMMS technical assistance for a variety of projects to improve buildings and increase the economic vitality of the downtown districts.