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BLM to offer 55 parcels in March oil and gas lease sale

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SANTA FE –  The Bureau of Land Management New Mexico has scheduled its quarterly competitive oil and gas lease sale for March 28.  The BLM proposes to offer 55 parcel,s totaling about 15,491 acres in an online auction on www.energynet.com.

The sale notice and environmental documents will be posted online Feb. 11...

UNM-Gallup student named as semi-finalist for prestigious scholarship

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Shawna Yellowhair, a sophomore at The University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus, was recently named as a semi-finalist for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s prestigious Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship.

The competitive scholarship program supports highly accomplished community college students as they transfer to four-year institutions to complete bachelor’s degrees.

Yellowhair was selected as a semi-finalist from nearly 1,500 students representing 369 two-year colleges in 45 states.

A graduate of Window Rock High School, Yellowhair will earn an associate of arts degree in business administration from UNM-Gallup in May, 2019. She plans to transfer to a four-year institution...

Sharing Messages of Love Happy St. Valentine’s Day 2019!

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Senate Public Affairs Committee passes non-REAL ID, driver’s license bill

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SANTA FE, N.M. – On Friday, the Senate Public Affairs Committee voted unanimously to advance a proposal that would help streamline the process of applying for and obtaining a non-REAL ID driver's license and identification card for countless New Mexico residents.SB 278, sponsored by Sen. Gerald Ortiz y Pino (D-Albuquerque) and Sen. Daniel Ivey-Soto (D-Albuquerque), would implement a series of changes aimed at streamlining the application process for a state driver's license or ID card by doing away with the fingerprinting requirement for first time applicants, allowing applicants to renew every four or eight years, ensuring the license is accepted on par with the REAL ID within our...

Navajo First Lady visits Girl Scout troop via ‘Project Bike Love’

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INDIAN WELLS, Ariz.– Navajo Nation First Lady Phefelia Herbert-Nez was invited by the Girl Scouts Troop 7314 on Friday to celebrates the troop’s “Project Bike Love” beneficiary ceremony at Indian Wells Elementary School, located approximately 75-miles west of Window Rock. Troop 7314 consists of 40 young Navajo girls who strive to build courage, confidence, and character within themselves and collectively.

During her keynote address, Herbert-Nez expressed her appreciation to Project Bike Love, a nonprofit organization, who donated 20-bikes and bike gear including jerseys, helmets, and shoes to the young ladies of Troop 7314.

“I am honored to celebrate this day with the young...

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