• suit on denial of ID cards

    NM faces class-action suit on denial of ID cards

    Former Santa Fe Mayor David Coss speaks during an immigration rally in the Rotunda at the State Capitol last year. (Eddie Moore/Journal) SANTA FE — David Coss says he was turned away repeatedly when he applied for a driver’s authorization card, even though he had the proper documents. Now he’s the lead plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit that accuses the state Taxation and Revenue Department of illegally denying driver’s authorization and other ID cards to New Mexicans who can’t or don’t want to provide the more onerous documents required for a full driver’s license. Coss, a former mayor of Santa Fe, said employees at the Motor Vehicle Division improperly required…

  • Deputy Sheriff Lateral / Cadet

    Sheriff SANTA FE COUNTY SHERIFF – SANTA FE, New Mexico Salary Information Entry Level Salary: Academy Graduate: Lateral: Job Description ++Performs a full range of Law Enforcement duties to protect life and property through the enforcement of State and Federal Laws by:++ Investigating motor vehicle crashes, crimes against property, and violent crimes Performs traffic control duties and traffic code enforcement to include issuing citations Conducts crime prevention activities to include community events Operating vehicles in routine and emergency situations Receiving training in report preparation and other general police paperwork Testify in court in relation to all cases handled Must learn how to use specialized equipment, such as firearms, communication equipment,…

  • Group wants to create apartments for artists

    A unique partnership of housing advocates, artisans, finance and community groups will go before the Santa Fe City Council on Wednesday seeking support — including donation of city land worth about $1.5 million — for building an apartment complex aimed at those working in Santa Fe’s creative industries. After years of study, the group is pushing for development of what it calls an Arts and Creativity Center on land off Siler Road that is part of the city-owned public works compound. The city’s housing and development office wants the city to donate five acres, part of 50 acres used for storage and public-works operations, where it proposes a 60-unit project,…

  • Utah Geography

    Renowned for its diverse landscape features, Utah has much to offer the nation. With arid deserts and sand dunes to thriving pine forests that are nestled in the rugged mountains, it also offers up plenty of plateaus and a great basin. As one of the Four Corners States, Utah is bordered by Idaho to the North, The state of Wyoming to the North and to the East as well as Colorado to the East. It’s next to New Mexico at the Southeast and Arizona to the South and lastly, Nevada to the West. A defining characteristic of the state is that there is such great variety in the terrain. If…