Susan Montoya Bryan

  • judge Oct 23, 2019

    Judge Eases Christmas Tree-Cutting Ban in Fight Over Owl

    The scope of a tree-cutting ban across several national forests in the Southwest has been further narrowed to allow for Christmas tree permits and prescribed burns under a new order issued by a U.S. judge in an ongoing fight over a threatened owl. The order was filed late Tuesday, a day after environmentalists and the U.S. Forest Service reached an...

  • Donald Trump Oct 4, 2019

    Finland Agrees to Return Native American Remains to Tribes

    The ancestral remains of Native American tribes that once called the cliffs of Mesa Verde National Park home will be repatriated as part of an agreement between Finland and the United States. The White House on Wednesday announced the agreement involving the remains of about 20 people and 28 funerary objects taken from the Mesa Verde area more than 100...

  • Associated Press Jul 21, 2019

    In Some States, GOP Sees the Recall as Its Way Back to Power

    Republicans frustrated by losing their grip on political power in some Western states have begun deploying a new weapon: the recall. Once reserved for targeting corrupt or inept elected officials, the recall has become part of the toolkit for Republicans seeking a do-over of election results. One GOP strategist in Colorado has put a name to it — “recall season.”...

  • attorney Sep 17, 2018

    Border Agent Targeted Victims for Vulnerability: Police

    A U.S. Border Patrol supervisor charged in the killings of four women knew the victims and targeted them for their vulnerability, authorities said Monday, as some feared more deaths at the hands of the agent remained undiscovered. Though investigators didn’t detail Juan David Ortiz’s history with the women, who were believed to have been sex workers, they said he knew...

  • United States Sep 7, 2017

    US Nuclear Waste Dump Is Running Out of Room, Federal Auditors Say

    A government watchdog agency says the only underground nuclear waste repository in the United States doesn’t have enough space for radioactive debris left over from decades of bomb-making and research, much less tons of surplus weapons-grade plutonium....
    A Senate committee requested the review from the U.S. Government Accountability Office amid concerns about ballooning costs and significant delays related to a 20-year-old...

  • United States Jul 11, 2017

    Los Alamos Lab Making Changes in Wake of ‘Unacceptable’ Nuclear Shipments

    Employees have been fired and other personnel actions have been taken at one of the premier nuclear weapons laboratories in the U.S. after small amounts of radioactive material were mistakenly shipped aboard a commercial cargo plane....
    Officials at Los Alamos National Laboratory declined to provide any details about the personnel actions, only to say that those who had a role in...

  • California Apr 20, 2017

    New ‘Delicioso’ Postage Stamps Dedicated to Latino Cuisine

    From the kitchen table to the mail, the U.S. Postal Service on Thursday recognized the influence of Latino foods and flavors on American cuisine with the release of a new series of stamps....
    The dedication ceremony for the Delicioso Forever Stamps was being held at the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque....
    The stamps feature bright illustrations of tamales, flan, empanadas, chile...

  • judge Aug 26, 2016

    Gruesome Killing of NM Girl Stuns Friends, Neighbors

    It was in early morning darkness that officers scrambled to sort out the chaos at an Albuquerque apartment complex where a couple had reportedly been attacked, the woman bleeding from a head injury and the man with a black eye and wearing blood-stained shorts. The woman told officers her 10-year-old daughter was still inside apartment number 808 from which they...

  • judge Aug 26, 2016

    Horrifying Details Emerge In Girl’s Murder

    An Albuquerque Police Department report reveals horrifying details about the rape and murder of a 10-year-old girl early Wednesday morning.

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