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Cebolla, NM

Santa Fe National Forest to begin selling fuelwood permits June 27

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Santa Fe National Forest will begin selling personal-use fuelwood permits June 27. Permits can be purchased in person at forest headquarters in Santa Fe and at offices in Española, Coyote, and Cuba. The Jemez District will sell permits over the phone. Fuel wood permit sales were delayed this year because of […]
SANTA FE, NM
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State of emergency declared in Chama over lack of water

CHAMA, N.M. (KRQE)- Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham has signed an emergency declaration for Chama as residents continue to deal with having no water. The trouble started a month ago when people living in Chama started seeing low water pressure because of a leak in the distribution system. Then earlier this week, residents turned on the taps to […]
CHAMA, NM
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ladailypost.com

SFNF Personal-use Fuelwood Permit Sales Start Monday

SANTA FE — The Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) will begin selling personal-use fuelwood permits when offices open 8 a.m. Monday, June 27. Permits can be purchased in person at forest headquarters in Santa Fe and the offices in Española, Coyote and Cuba. The Jemez District will initially sell permits over the phone.
SANTA FE, NM
ladailypost.com

State Providing Hundreds Of Thousands Of Gallons Of Water To Chama Amid Ongoing Water System Leak

SANTA FE — The state of New Mexico continues to coordinate water delivery to the Village of Chama as the community faces an ongoing water system issue. The state also has asked the municipal government to formally request an official state of emergency declaration via the Rio Arriba County Commission to enable the state to provide additional financial and administration resources to be made available to the community.
CHAMA, NM

State responds to Chama’s water outage

CHAMA, N.M. (KRQE)- The state of New Mexico says despite claims from Chama’s mayor, they are helping with the water outage there. Mayor Earnest Vigil says the village has been dealing with water shortages and leaks for a few weeks now, but Monday they were completely out. He believes it all started from a water leak at […]
CHAMA, NM
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Midnight Fire Nearly put out by Weekend Rain

The Midnight Fire North of El Rito is in its final stages with 95 percent containment after the weekend’s rainstorms, El Rito Deputy District Ranger Anjie Krall said Monday. The fire was transferred to control of the Carson National Forest for cleanup operations official reports said. The final regular report on the fire was issued Sunday morning and no regular reports will be coming in regarding the Midnight Fire. The Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon fires remain at 72 percent containment and the intensity of the fire was decreasing.
EL RITO, NM
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Village of Chama on day two of no water

No water and no estimated time for when it will come back this is life, for the village of Chama right now. Chama is on day two of no water. Potable water and water bottles is what residents are left with. This is after a leak left the entire village...
CHAMA, NM
Rio Grande Sun

Chama in State of Emergency Due to Water Supply Shortage

The Village of Chama is out of water and has declared a state of emergency on Monday. Village mayor pro tem Matthew Gallegos said they did not have an estimate on when water would be turned back on but a company to help identify the leak in the water line would be available on Thursday.
CHAMA, NM
KRQE News 13

Chama completely out of water due to water leak

CHAMA, N.M. (KRQE) – Right in the middle of their busiest tourist season and during New Mexico’s wildfire season, people in Chama are completely out of water. Chama has been dealing with water shortages and leaks for a few weeks now, but today is the first day they are completely out.
CHAMA, NM
KOAT 7

Mayor: New Mexico village could be without water for weeks

CHAMA, N.M. — The Village of Chama is alerting residents they may be without water for weeks. Mayor Ernest Vigil told KOAT, that if you live in Chama and turn on the tap at your kitchen sink, nothing will come out. Vigil explained it is a problem stemming from...
CHAMA, NM
Kearney Hub

Tasty memories of Joe’s Cafe 62 years later

Driving back to Kearney last week from Abiquiu, New Mexico, I made a critical stop in Last Chance, Colorado. Sixty-two years ago this month, my family stopped for supper at Joe’s Cafe in Last Chance. Memories of Joe’s Cafe are razor-sharp, especially on this Father’s Day weekend. That year,...
KEARNEY, NE
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