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In late December as part of the defense authorization bill, the management of the Valles Caldera National Preserve was transferred to the National Park Service. It’s a goal Tom Ribe, executive director of the non-profit Caldera Action, had been working toward for many years. 

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:17am MDT

Thursday morning's top news stories from KSFR.

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:25am MDT

Two weeks from today, the New Mexico Legislature will begin its 2015 session. As a preview, KSFR is discussing the issues likely to be considered during the 60-day session, when all matters of public policy can be considered under the New Mexico Constitution, with some veteran lawmakers.



Sandia Park Republican State Senator Sue Wilson Beffort joined the State Senate in 1997 representing the 19th district. Her district covers a swath of small communities inBernalillo, Sandoval, Santa Fe and Torrance Counties. I asked Wilson-Beffort what she thought the change in the House Majority from Democrat to Republican will mean for the State Senate in the upcoming session?

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:05am MDT

Wednesday morning's top news stories from KSFR!

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:31am MDT

Tuesday morning's top stories from KSFR.

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:25am MDT

In separate events in Santa Fe on New Year's Day and over the past weekend, New Mexico's state officials from both major political parties took oaths of office for their new terms. Republican Governor Susana Martinez participated in a public inauguration event New Year's Day int he state Capitol's House Chamber. Martinez's remarks launching her second term in office:

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 2:53pm MDT

State regulators in Santa Fe began taking testimony today on a PNM plan that calls for shutting down part of their coal-fired power plant in northwestern New Mexico. More than 200 protesters gathered in the frigid temperatures this morning. Dozens more crowded into the PRC chambers to give testimony on PNM's proposed energy plan that calls for an increase in nuclear and a limited reduction in coal power. Protesters today unanimously wanted more sol and less coal for the citizens of New Mexico.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 2:51pm MDT

Monday morning's top news stories from KSFR.

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:22am MDT