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KSFR Local
1:27 pm
Thu June 6, 2013

June 6 At Noon: Sewer insurance raises questions, robot joins police, Hepatitis A scare

  On Thursday's midday report"  An insurance company that insures homeowners against major sewer and waterline problems finds that Santa Fe City Council may be turning against it. We’ll speak with the company’s CEO about what they do… Santa Fe has a brand new member of the police department – a $127,000 SWAT team robot…And the state health department offers details about an unusual breakout of Hepatitis A…headlines...60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen...

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KSFR Local
12:56 pm
Wed June 5, 2013

JUNE 5 AT NOON: Today's top local news headlines & features.

  After local news, we'll hear about those UNM Medical Center union job cuts as transcription work is outsourced. Mayor David Coss was among a coalition of mayors delivering remarks today in support of federal marriage equality.  And the matter of providing care for caregivers is explored.

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KSFR Local
7:17 am
Wed June 5, 2013

June 5 First News: Tres Lagunas Fire at 9,000 acres / Thompson Ridge at 7400. (listen)

  The Tres Lagunas Fire to our east near Pecos has now scorched 9,000 acres.  The 750 personnel working the fire have managed to achieve 15% containment. The City of Las Vegas has continued to express concern for its watershed areas. As of today, there will be no public entry for the Santa Fe National Forest Pecos Las Vegas Ranger District.   Meanwhile, the Thompson Ridge Fire burning in the Jemez has prompted the closure of Fenton Lake as its being used as a staging area for water drops. The fire has grown to at least 7400 acres with 5% containment.

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KSFR Local
1:38 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

June 4 At Noon: Martinez' staffer emails, state loses court case, Sen. Tom Udall on D.C. questions

  On Tuesday's midday report:  The governor’s office is embroiled in another email issue – this time over whether the FBI is investigating the contract to run the Downs racino in Albuquerque…On a different front the Martinez administration has lost another round in court over environmental rules…And a chat with Sen. Tom Udall over the current state of affairs in the U.S. Senate…headlines...60 Seconds with the ol' reprobate...

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KSFR Local
7:07 am
Tue June 4, 2013

June 4 First News: Thompson Fire at 3300 acres, Tres Lagunas at 8500. (listen)

Credit photo by Dan Gerrity

The latest report on the Thompson Fire burning in the Jemez says it now encompasses some 3300 acres with containment remaining at 5%. Almost 600 personnel are working the blaze burning in steep and rugged terrain with 5 helicopters deployed.  Meanwhile, the Tres Lagunas Fire raging to the east of Santa Fe 10 miles north of Pecos has scorched 8500 acres. 600 personnel are working to create fire lines along the perimeter and have achieved 7% containment.  The entire Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District will close as of tomorrow.

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KSFR Local
1:36 pm
Mon June 3, 2013

June 3 At Noon: FBI said to ask about state contract, saving millions with better grad rate, more

On Monday's midday report: A question at the Roundhouse is whether the FBI is investigating the Martinez administration ... A report says New Mexico could save tens of millions a year in prison costs if the high school graduation rate improved...A group is gathering this week to remember the famous Tierra Amarilla County courthouse raid and its instigator of the 1960s...New research at the UNM Medical School holds promise...headlines...60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen...

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KSFR Local
7:14 am
Mon June 3, 2013

June 3 First News: Thompson Fire now 1900 acres and Tres Lagunas at 7500. (listen)

The latest report has the Thompson Fire in the Jemez now just above 1900 acres. Some 310 personnel have been working to create fire lines around portions of the perimeter but there is no containment at present. The fire, which started Friday, is believed to have been caused by a downed power line. That’s the same ignition source cited for the Tres Lagunas Fire near Pecos which has now scorched at least 7500 acres.  Over 400 firefighters are on scene with 5% containment.

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KSFR Local
10:56 am
Sat June 1, 2013

June 2, 6 a.m.Update Tres Lagunas and Thompson Ridge fires

Thompson Ridge fire view from Santa Fe early evening May 31
Dan Gerrity

June 2, 6 a.m. -- North of Pecos, the Tres Lagunas fire grew to 6,200 acres yesterday while the Thompson Ridge fire Northwest of Santa Fe in the Jemez Mountains jumped to 1,200 acres.  Coming reports are expected to show that both grew overnight, fanned by heavy winds.  

June 1, 11 a.m. -- Two fires burning to the East and West of Santa Fe have grown in size.

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KSFR Local
5:32 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

4:45 p.m. Updated: Tres Lagunas at 2,000 acres

Fire officials say the blaze north of Pecos has doubled once again today.

KSFR Local
5:22 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

May 31 Time lapse video of Tres Lagunas

Seen from Santa Fe and filmed by Michael Zeiler.

KSFR Local
2:47 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

Tres Lagunas from two directions

From Santa Fe

KSFR News will be collecting more images as the fire continues to burn.

KSFR Local
1:28 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

May 31 At Noon: Tres Lagunas fire flares, wildlife hurting for water, people unprepared financially

Tres Lagunas flares at noon
Credit Eclipse-Maps.Com

  On Friday's midday report: The latest on that fire just north of Pecos… With the area facing the worst drought in a century, what are wildlife doing for water.  We’ll find out how to deal with animals that try to get a drink in  your backyard…What to do about New Mexicans poorly prepared financially…And the Social Security disability insurance program faces a bleak 2016...headlines...60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen...

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KSFR Local
10:57 am
Fri May 31, 2013

10:30 a.m. Update -- Tres Lagunas fire doubles in size to 1,000 acres

10:30 a.m. update -- Fire officials say the Tres Lagunas fire 10 miles north of Pecos has doubled in size since the last report at midnight. It is now 1,000 and 5 percent contained 

Nearly 300 firefighters and support crew members have been assigned to the blaze, supported by ground and air equipment.

More than 130 homes have been ordered evacuated.

A community meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at the Pecos Elementary School.

KSFR Local
9:35 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Start of Tres Lagunas fire (video)

KSFR News will be on top of the Trest Lagunas fire near Pecos. Return here or tune in to 101.1 FM for updates.

This time-lapse video is courtesy of Michael Zeiler of Santa Fe.

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