Santa Fe New Mexican, August 27, 2005

Santa Fe New Mexican

August 27, 2005

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New Mexican (Newspaper) - August 27, 2005, Santa Fe, New Mexico THE SANTA FE r owned New Mexico for 156 years SATURDAY AUGUST 27 2005 FIFTY CENTS DWI arrest is mans seventh Police say he tested four times legal limit before arrest Thursday By JASON AUSLANDER The New Mexican A 47yearold Santa Fe man who couldnt keep his pants from fall ing down when he was arrested for drunken driving a month ago was nabbed Thursday night with a bloodalcohol content more than four times the legal limit accord ing to police The arrest was Isaac Fri days seventh drivingwhile intoxicated arrest since 1986 according to court records The latest arrest occurred about when a state police offi cer saw Friday turn left in front of oncoming traffic into the McDon alds parking lot near the inter section of Cerrillos Road and Don Diego Avenue said Peter Olson state police spokesman The officer pulled behind Friday into the parking lot got out of his car and told Friday he pulled him over for failing to yield to oncom ing traffic Olson said The driver just stared at me as if he did not understand what I Please see DWI Page A5 Isaac Friday Back to the land Regional tour invites city folk to see life on the farm Jane New Mexican Noah Bates 27 left and Anne Armitage 26 both interns at Fat Duck Farm In Ribera put up an electric fence Thursday afternoon the farm has 15 acres three of which are planted with vegetables By STACI MATLOCK The New Mexican RIBERA The sun is still shy of the horizon when harvesting begins on Tuesday and Friday mornings at Fat Duck Farm in Ribera in southwestern San Miguel County Sebastian and Kelly Aguilar work alongside apprentices Noah Bates and Anne Armitage to pick tableready produce from among 32 kinds of veg etables a variety of herbs and several types of flowers Besides the picking there are chickens to feed eggs to gather goats to milk and a turkey to fatten up for Thanksgiving The farm is one of seven Northern New Mexico stops that will be featured on Sundays Santa Fe Farmers Market Farm Tour Visitors will get a chance to see where the Aguilars and their appren tices grow the produce that they sell on Tuesdays and Saturdays at the weekly Santa Fe Farmers Market Their main outlet however is through a program called Community Supported Agriculture said Sebastian Aguilar 28 For a membership fee consum 1 Please see FARM Page A4 If you What Santa Fe Farmers Market Farm Tour 2005 When 9 Sunday Where Seven farms in El Valle the Espanola area and Corrales will offer free tours See one or all Des ert Reids Espanola 9205985 Grow ing Opportunities Espanola 8529256 Romero Farms Dixon 5790071 Corrales Garden Nursery 7920412 Heidis Raspberry Farm Corrales Fat Duck Farm Ribera 4210443 Refugio Cupobi Design Villanueva fnformation Pick up a brochure at Saturdays Farmers Market on Cerrillos Road or at The New Mexican New Mexico farms and farmers Number of farms Total acres harvested Average age of farmers 2002 1997 1974 56 55 51 In 2002 about out of farmers were under age 44 More than were over age 65 Source Census Bureau Apprentice fanners Want to learn about farming without buying the farm An apprenticeship might be the answer Apprenticeships and internships might not pay much if anything but opportunities are available to work with professionals on organic and experimental farms An online search is the Orion Magazine lists a variety of farmingapprentice open ings at Rural Heritage Apprenticeship Network com lists apprenticeships at horsepowered farms A Web search will pull up dozens of links to farms college programs and apprenticeship sites ExLANL computer is focus of investigation By ANDY LENDERMAN The New Mexican A surplus computer from Los Alamos National Labora tory sold at a public auction is at the center of a federal investigation into whether classified information was on it and why readable files were riot removed before its sale authorities say KOBTV of Albuquerque reported Thursday night that one of its photographers Federal agents responded to a report on KOBTV FBI Agent Bill said and are looking into whether classified information is indeed on the computer bought an Apple computer several weeks ago In the computer we found docu ments labeled KOB reported A Los Alamos spokesman said there is little to no chance classified informa tion is on the computer and the station misserved the public and to erro Lab spokesman Jim Fal lin said Friday that the com puter would have used or produced classi fied information nor was the computer ever in a classified Federal agents responded to the news report FBI Agent Bill Elwell said and are look ing into whether classified information is indeed on the computer In the interest of Yiational Please see LANL Page A5 Base loses F16s will stay open BRAC votes to not close Cannon but Pentagon must still decide its fate By JENNIFER TALHELM The Associated Press WASHINGTON A federal panel voted Friday to accept the Pentagons recommendation to send Cannon Air ForceBases three F16 fighter squad rons but stopped short of closing Cannon Instead the commission voted 61 with two abstentions to turn it into an enclave keeping the Eastern New Mex ico base open in a muchreduced form while the Defense Department searches for another mission for it Its not a closure it allows a facility to remain open in a diminished said Commissioner Samuel Skinner who offered the amendment The decision asks the secretary of defense to reexamine the closure rec ommendation and find a new mission for the base If a new mission is defined by Dec 31 2009 Cannon can be desig nated an active base again if not the Department of Defense can close it Were declaring a partial Gov Bill Richardson said after the amendment was proposed Cannon stays alive it stays Please see BASE Page A6 Inside Optimism and disappoint ment in Clovis Politicians reactions Roundup of BRAC actions in the state Page A6 History Cannon Air Force Base which had its beginnings in the 1930s became in 1942 one of three sites for the War Depart ments super In 1947 just after World War II it was shut down but it reopened again as a tactical base in 1951 Its mission has evolved over the decades The Associated Press for judges defense is only the start of citys costs By JASON AUSLANDER The New Mexican The city of Santa Fe is paying almost to defend Municipal Court Judge Frances Gallegos against allegations of mis conduct leveled by the state Judicial Standards Commission City Manager Mike Lujan said he signed the contract earlier this week that will pay Gallegos lawyer Aaron Wolf for the defense The money will come out of the courts budget he said Gallegos was suspended Wednesday by the New Mexico Supreme Court for 90 days with pay while the standards commission investigates two sets of allegations against her The suspension begins Monday The first set of allegations includes not allowing law yerless defendants to plead not conducting summary sentencings sen tencing all drivingwhile intoxicated defendants to six months of treatment regardless of screening recommendations and lack of professional compe tence The second set of allegations alleges Gallegos altered DWI jail sentences to make her look tougher to the public In addition to the nearly for Gallegos defense the city will pay a Please see JUDGE Page A5 INSIDE TODAY Todays obituaries Earl P Wood 79 Santa Fe Aug 24 Ida R 88 Nambe Aug 25 Ruth P Samuel Santa Fe Aug 24 Page C2 Index Annies MaSbox C7 Local news Cl Business B5 Lotteries C2 Cars fecks El Movies C2 Classifieds E3 Mutuals Comics B5 D6 Opinion A7 Crossword C7 Religion Health Dl Sports D4 Horoscope C7 Stocks B6 The Wests Oldest Newspaper Five sections 42 pages TV Book 56 pages 156th year Issue No 239 Publication No 596440 Hybrid math Lexus gaselectric SUV might not add up but it works Cars Trucks El Todays forecast Partly sunny a Tstorm in the High 85 low 56 Page OS Late paper Classified ads News tips 9840363 9863OOO 9863035 ;