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Cybersecurity planning committee

Cybersecurity planning committee

Albuquerque, NM — Gov. Lujan Grisham signed an executive order today establishing a new Cybersecurity Planning Committee for the state. It’s goal? To guide New Mexico’s initiatives in protecting the state’s Information security and privacy. The committee will work on new cyber infrastructure to address risks and threats to information systems owned by state and…

Safety at the polls

Safety at the polls

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — Early voting for the Midterm election begins next month in New Mexico. But, for some domestic violence survivors, heading to the polls can mean risking their own safety and that of loved ones. That’s why the state created the the Confidential Substitute Address Program. This program enables participants who have escaped…

Wildfire bears have acorns

Wildfire bears have acorns

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — Kathleen Ramsay, a veterinarian and wildlife rehabilitator who started the Land of Enchantment Wildlife Foundation in Española recently told the Santa Fe New Mexican that The Cerro Grande Fire in 2000 was devastating for bears, with 56 cubs sent to rehabilitation. Residents have expressed concern that the horrific fires endured this…

Three new LEDA Grants

Three new LEDA Grants

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — Three new grants from the Local Economic Development Act job-creation fund, which is administered by Economic Development Department, will help add 50 new jobs in New Mexico and generate almost $8 million in capital investment. The investments meant to boost small businesses, and to create jobs and economic growth in Las…

ABQ Parks & Rec serves up new tennis courts

ABQ Parks & Rec serves up new tennis courts

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — Friday the City of Albuquerque Parks and Recreation Department officially re-opened newly resurfaced tennis courts at Wellesley Park. The two courts were resurfaced as part of a $51,740.47 project, which was funded through a combination of state capital outlay funds and City funds. The new Wellesley courts in Nob Hill are now…

ABQ FBI presents Director’s Community Leadership Award

ABQ FBI presents Director’s Community Leadership Award

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — Albuquerque FBI Special Agent in Charge Raul Bujanda presented the 2021 FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award on Friday (September 23, 2022) to Farid Sharifi, director of Refugee and Asylee Programs at Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains. Each of the FBI’s 56 field offices annually selects an individual or organization to receive…