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2014-06-18 00:20:11

Five most expensive states along Eastern Seaboard IRVINE, Calif., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When the check engine light illuminates on the dashboard, drivers along the Eastern Seaboard now pay the most for related car repairs, according to CarMD's analysis of more than 145,000 vehicles needing check engine repairs in 2013. Drivers in North Carolina, which is home to the most visited Great Smoky Mountains National Park, paid the most in the nation to have the check engine light diagnosed...

2014-06-13 23:07:14

PreCheck, a healthcare exclusive employment and background screening firm, recently received a visit by New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez to announce the creation of up to 40 jobs in Alamogordo. Alamogordo, NM (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 PreCheck, an employment and background screening firm specializing in the healthcare industry, welcomed New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez and New Mexico Economic Development Secretary Jon Barela to the company’s operations facility in Alamogordo, New...

2014-06-12 08:22:46

LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL EXPERTS, MULTI-MEDIA PRESENTATIONS, WORK-SHOPS, DEMONSTRATIONS TAOS, N.M., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of New Mexico Taos will host an innovative Humanitarian Design Seminar & Workshop, Tuesday, August 5 through Friday, August 8, 2014, launching the school's Sustainability Institute's presentation and lecture series focusing on design and resilience for the changing world. Includes UNM Taos course credit and AIA approved continuing...

2014-06-10 08:23:35

MIDLAND, Texas, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Permian Basin Petroleum Association and four New Mexico counties sued the federal government, alleging the U.S. Department of the Interior and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service violated federal law in listing the Lesser Prairie Chicken as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. Filed late Monday in Midland, Texas, the lawsuit alleges violations of the Administrative Procedure Act and accuses the government of failing to fairly...

2014-06-06 23:01:54

Abt Associates wins a three-year, $1.5 million grant to evaluate a substance abuse initiative by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Abt Associates will evaluate an initiative by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation aimed at delivering prevention and early intervention activities designed to screen youth for substance use in a variety of medical and community-based settings. The work will be fulfilled under a three-year, $1.5 million grant. The process for...

2014-06-05 16:30:01

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bohannan Huston, Inc. (BHI) has been named Top Design Firm of the Year by Engineering News Record (ENR) - Southwest. The announcement was made in the May issue of the ENR - Southwest magazine. http://southwest.construction.com/magazine/ After a rigorous interview and evaluation process, the regional editors of ENR magazine voted on the award. BHI moved up five spots on the ENR ranking in the region this year to earn nomination. "We...

2014-06-05 16:23:37

Company also supports plantings in Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma HOUSTON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) announced today it has donated 4,000 trees to Hike for KaTREEna, helping the organization reach a milestone of 25,000 trees planted in New Orleans. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140116/DA47435LOGO The donated trees were planted by students from Tulane University's MBA program during Hike for KaTREEna's "Give NOLA Day" on May 6....

2014-06-05 08:23:23

E.L. Foust once again demonstrated generosity in donating one of its high-performance air purifiers to 8-year-old Tiffany B. in New Mexico BOISE, Idaho, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- E.L. Foust http://www.foustco.com once again demonstrated generosity in donating one of its high-performance air purifiers to 8-year-old Tiffany B., the daughter of Lisa B., in Albuquerque, New Mexico. June H., a family friend, and HHI were honored to assist. Photo -...

2014-06-03 12:27:27

Xcel Energy's Refrigerator Recycling Program offers cool savings ROSWELL, N.M., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xcel Energy residential electric customers now have an additional reason to take advantage of the popular Refrigerator Recycling Program and cash in on those old, working inefficient refrigerators and freezers. The program, which provides a limited time only rebate of $75 for each eligible refrigerator and/or freezer, is also offering customers the chance to win an ENERGY...

2014-06-02 12:32:24

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TechAmerica Foundation announced that Senators Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Tom Udall (D-NM) will jointly receive the association's award for Senate Legislators of the Year. The award will be presented at TechAmerica Foundation's Technology & Government Dinner on June 12. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140513/87367 Last December, Senators Moran and Udall introduced a bipartisan bill that would require the first major...


Latest New Mexico Reference Libraries

Gila National Forest
2013-12-05 14:10:25

The Gila National Forest is a protected national forest in New Mexico in the southwestern United States established in 1905. It covers about 2,710,659 acres of public land, making it the 6th largest National Forest in the continental U.S. The forest also manages the part of Apache National Forest that lies in New Mexico which totals an additional 614,202 acres for a total of 3.3 million acres managed by the Gila National Forest. A portion of the area, the Gila Wilderness and the Blue Range...

Carson National Forest
2013-11-21 14:15:13

Carson National Forest is a national forest in northern New Mexico, United States. It is made up of 1.5 million acres and is administered by the United States Forest Service. The Forest Service’s “mixed use” policy permits it use for recreation, resource extraction, and grazing. The forest was once inhabited by the Ancestral Pueblo people, who left ruins of adobe dwellings and other artifacts at an archaeological site that is now called Pot Creek Cultural Site. Some areas of the...

Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
2013-11-01 09:56:20

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest is a 2.76 million acre United States National Forest which runs along the Mogollon Rim and the White Mountains in east-central Arizona and extending into the U.S. state of New Mexico. Both forests are managed as one unit by USDA Forest Service from the forest headquarters in Springerville, Arizona. It has over 400 species of wildlife. With its high elevation and cool summer breezes, it is a popular weekend destination from the hot desert for Phoenix,...

Cibola National Forest
2013-10-15 09:58:01

Cibola National Forest is a national forest that is located in New Mexico in the United States. The park, which contains 1,633,783 acres, holds grasslands that extend into Oklahoma and Texas and is separated into four ranger districts known as the Mountainair district, the Mt. Taylor district, the Sandia district, and the Magdalena district. This national forest is home to numerous mountains including the Zuni, Magdalene, the Bear, and Sandia Mountains. Elevations within the park vary between...

Carlsbad Caverns National Park
2013-04-17 15:30:34

Carlsbad Caverns National Park is located in southeastern New Mexico in the United States. The park holds 46,766 acres of land, of which 2/3 is a designated wilderness, and is thought to have been discovered by Jim White, who entered the Carlsbad Caverns and named many of the areas within the caverns, including Queens Chamber, New Mexico Room, Green Lake Room, Giant Dome, Witch's Finger, and Bottomless Pit. President Calvin Coolidge established the area as a national monument in 1923, but it...

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