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BLM opens 30-day comment period on SunZia proposal

As part of federally mandated protocol, the Bureau of Land Management published a notice of the 30-day comment period on the proposals to the environmental assessment of the SunZia Southwest Transmission Line.

VLA Visitor Center film wins award

The Very Large Array visitor center film, "Beyond the Visible: The Story of the Very Large Array," received an Interpretive Media Award from the National Association for Interpretation. The award was presented to the film's executive producer, John Stoke, of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in a ceremony at NAI's national workshop in Denver, Colorado on Nov. 19.

Blood ties lead to nepotism discussion

Neither Sheriff-elect William Armijo or his deputy first-cousin, Lee, knew that a Socorro County ordinance stated direct relatives could not work in supervisor-subordinate roles, the two men said at the Tuesday commission meeting.

MRGCD names new chief engineer

The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District, Derrick J. Lente, announced Monday the board selection of Mike A. Hamman as its chief engineer and CEO following the retirement of Subhas Shah.