Here’s a look at today’s headlines:
Brannick Sweetser, a 2014 Deming High School graduate, has become only the eighth Deming Future Farmers of American member to receive the prestigious American FFA degree. Sweetser, 19, was awarded the degree Saturday during a ceremony at the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Kentucky.
WNMU Mustang Basketball played against NMSU Aggies in a 2015-16 preseason game. The Aggies defeated the Mustangs 80-39, but Coach Law said there were some bright spots in the loss, as he got a look at the new faces joining Western’s Team. WNMU will continue their exhibition pre-season run with a game at Arizona State University on Saturday at noon.
Gila National Forest Supervisor Adam Mendonca is pleased to announce the selection of two new district rangers for the forest. Anne Casey reports to her job as Glenwood District Ranger November 16 and Rachelle Huddleston-Lorton starts November 30 as the new Wilderness District Ranger.
New Mexico First released the 2015 New Mexico Progress Report. This highly useful report offers a clear roadmap for progress and uses unique data analytics and visualization to present areas in which New Mexico can improve and challenges that are being overcome. The organization drew on over 25 years of citizen recommendations and ideas to make a fresh and original report with new conclusions not seen in other “policy report cards.” The report presents a vision for the future, consensus-driven goals for improvement, measures of progress, and challenges that must be overcome. The New Mexico Progress Reportwas designed to broaden the understanding of citizens and lawmakers about the most critical issues facing New Mexico: education, economy, health and water.
A key New Mexico Republican lawmaker says he will propose a bill next session modeled after Utah’s immigrant driver’s license law.
The New Mexico medical cannabis advisory board will meet Friday in Santa Fe to consider adding ADHD to list of aliments approved for medical marijuana use.
Governor Susana Martinez issued an executive order for flags to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 in honor and memory of Albuquerque Police Officer Daniel Webster.