July 1, 2014

"Diego Fire grows in Santa Fe National Forest" – Santa Fe New Mexican

A lighting-caused fire in the Santa Fe National Forest’s Coyote Ranger District grew to over 1,000 acres as of Monday afternoon.  The Diego Fire was first detected on June 25.  Donna Nemeth, public information officer for the Santa Fe National Forest, said the fire covered an area of about 100 acres before a 30-acre spot fire sprung up Sunday morning. The latter burned its way into the main fire, expanding the conflagration.

 

"Sheriff's deputies enforcing 100 Days and Nights of Summer" – Las Cruces Sun News

Doña Ana County sheriff's deputies will join 65 other agencies throughout New Mexico in the annual 100 Days and Nights of Summer public safety campaign beginning Tuesday.  The initiative, grant-funded by the New Mexico Department of Transportation Traffic Safety Division, provides overtime pay for saturation patrols, checkpoints and added enforcement during a 100-day period from July through September. – 6/30/2014