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Robbery of Wells Fargo Bank branch in Santa Fe

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The FBI and Santa Fe Police Department are asking for the public’s help in tracking down an unknown man who robbed a bank three years ago.

On December 20, 2013, at approximately 5:45 pm, the suspect robbed the Wells Fargo bank branch located at 3150 Cerrillos Road in Santa Fe.

The suspect at the time was described as a...

West Gallup ‘sees’ power outage, again

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The strong winds that blew across Gallup in spurts over the holiday weekend contributed to a massive power outage on Gallup’s west side, officials said.

City Electric Director Richard Matzke said city work crews simply had to clear power lines of debris and tree branches so that things could go smoothly.

“We did not have to replace equipment in this instance,” Matzke said. “Power was restored.”

At around 3:30 am on Dec. 24, the indoor and outdoor lights went out everywhere from McDonald’s West to past the Love’s Travel Stop. That distance covers several miles. The only residences and businesses that maintained power were those that had portable generators.

Matzke said...

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee approves amendments for Navajo Nation Department of Child Support Enforcement

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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – The Health, Education, and Human Services committee approved Legislation No. 0407-16, which accepted amendments to the plan of operation for the Navajo Nation Department of Child Support Enforcement. The HEHSC serves as the oversight authority for the program.

In accordance with the legislation, the program will now be referred to as the “Navajo Nation Department of Child Support Services.”

Amendments to the plan of operation include modifications of child support obligations, the hiring of tribal court advocates and legal secretaries, locating custodial and non-custodial parents, and the establishment of paternity and medical support.

Other amendments that...

Another AZ behavioral health provider leaving the state

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Another of the behavioral health providers brought in from Arizona to fill the gap made after the state Human Services Department cut off funding to 15 organizations is leaving the state.

Valle del Sol is the fourth of five organizations from Arizona that were brought into the state in 2013 to take over behavioral health services to leave the state.

The Santa Fe New Mexican reported that an executive with Valle del Sol said the company is working with HSD on the transition to aid patients. A spokesman for HSD said the same thing to the northern New Mexico paper.

Valle del Sol had seven locations throughout the state.

In 2013, HSD said they found credible allegations of fraud in 15...

BLM announces call for nominations to Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board

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WASHINGTON – The Bureau of Land Management issued a call for public nominations to fill three positions on its national Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board Dec. 27. To be considered for selection, nominations must be received via email by Feb. 10, or postmarked by that date. The BLM published its request for nominations in the Federal Register.


Nominations are for a term of three years and are needed to represent the following categories of interest: public interest (equine behavior), wild horse and burro research, and natural resource management.

The Advisory Board advises the BLM, an agency of the Department of the Interior, and the U.S. Forest Service, an agency of the...

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