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Top 10 DWI fugitive arrested

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SANTA FE – Today, the New Mexico Department of Transportation announced that one of the state’s top 10 DWI fugitives, Pablo Salazar, was recently captured by the Espanola Police Department. He is back behind bars on a probation violation. Salazar has been on the run since September 2016. This was the third time he fled...

AG sues Trump to properly compensate state for coal extractions

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ALBUQUERQUE – Attorney General Hector Balderas joined with the Attorneys General of California, Washington, and New York to file a challenge in federal district court in Montana May 10 in response to the Trump Administration’s decision to resume federal coal leasing without completing the required environmental impact statement as required by the National Environmental Policy Act.

“Yet again, President Trump is breaking the law and New Mexicans stand to pay the price for his illegal actions,” Balderas said. “New Mexico taxpayers must be properly compensated for coal produced in our state, and a big part of that compensation should be for the environmental impact that directly...

DWI First Time Offenders

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DWI First

NAME: Gerald M. Lee

AGE: 31

BOOKED: 4/27/17

NOTES: Agg. DWI; Open Container

NAME: Alvin McCray

AGE: 30

BOOKED: 4/24/17

NOTES: Agg. DWI; Open Container

NAME: Cody R. Calladitto

AGE: 25

BOOKED: 4/19/17


NAME: Karen Ann Placencio

AGE: 31

BOOKED: 4/16/17

NOTES: Agg. DWI; Open Container

NAME: Kerri Renee Thomas

AGE: 24

BOOKED: 4/9/17


NAME: Felicia Lynn Harry

AGE: 36

BOOKED: 3/31/17


NAME: Delanie A. Yazzie

AGE: 20

BOOKED: 1/15/17


NAME: Matthew Ward

AGE: 25

BOOKED: 1/15/17


NAME: Melford Kee John

AGE: 33

BOOKED: 1/11/17

NOTES: Agg...

Native activists’ meetup to discuss racism

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Gallup Express employee honored by NMTA

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Madelyn Barney of Twin Lakes to travel to Detroit to fry bigger fish

Sometimes, if you work hard enough an award is in the works for what you do.

That’s the storyline behind a New Mexico Transit Association honor won by Madelyn Barney of Twin Lakes. Barney has worked as a bus driver at Gallup Express for a little more than six months.

“I was so surprised that I won,” a beaming Barney recently said. “It is an honor to get this award.”

Tommy Mims, the executive director at Gallup Express, said Barney competed in the annual NMTA Bus Road-Eo in Rio Rancho at the end of March. There were hundreds of contestants from around the state at the affair, Mims said.

“She won first...

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