By Bill Diven The heavy-duty pipe and power lines already lacing Placitas may gain a new neighbor as renewable energy seeks a transmission route across northern New Mexico. While Invenergy Transmission has published a map of the broad corridor it plans to study, there are limited options to bring its New Mexico North Path project … Continue reading Power Project Plans Path Through Sandoval County
By Bill Diven When 2023 rolls around, the Sandoval County Commission may be a member short while the town of Bernalillo loses a longtime friend in the Legislature. Commissioner F. Kenneth “Ken” Eichwald, D-Cuba, told the Signpost he’ll submit his resignation to the governor effective Dec. 31. However, he won’t be leaving elective office. Instead … Continue reading Election Opens Commission Vacancy, Shuffles Bernalillo Reps
Kathleen Cates joins a Democratic majority in the State House after flipping 20-year Republican incumbent Jane Powdrell-Culbert in House District 44. During her campaign, Democrat Kathleen Cates received the support of prominent Corrales citizens and organizations like Sierra Club, Planned Parenthood, Veterans & Military Families Caucus and NM Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO Teamsters Local 492. … Continue reading Kathleen Cates Squeaks By To Win State House 44
Sandoval County Board of County Commissioners Approved Bond Question for November Election
The New Mexico Economic Development Department’s (EDD’s) Outdoor Recreation Division handed out more than $2 million to 20 projects statewide through its Outdoor Recreation Trails+ grant, according to a news release. This is Round 2 of grant funding this year, with Round 1 having been handed out in June. A total of $5 million has … Continue reading Sandoval County Gets 25K for Outdoor Rec Projects
The U.S. government has joined a ski resort and others that have quit using a racist term for a Native American woman by renaming hundreds of peaks, lakes, streams and other geographical features on federal lands in the West and elsewhere. New names for nearly 650 places bearing the offensive word “squaw” include the mundane … Continue reading Haaland Leads Charge to Change 650 Public Lands Names, 10 in New Mexico
County commission meeting gets a little wild… and conspiratorial.