Faces & places, May 3, 2015

Carol Luna-Anderson’s service to the homeless with mental illnesses was acknowledged April 9 during the New Mexico Coalition to End Homelessness’ Annual Conference, in Albuquerque.

  • Celebrations, April 26, 2015

    Santa Fe natives Liana L. Engel and Nicolas Ricroque were married April 3 in the portrait gallery of the New Mexico Supreme Court building. Chief Justice Barbara J. Vigil officiated at the wedding ceremony.

  • Faces & places, April 19, 2015

    Ian Wallace, son of Gary and Sandy Wallace of Santa Fe, has been elected the Colorado president-elect of the American Society of Clinical Laboratory Specialists.

  • Faces & places, April 12, 2015

    Horses For Heroes-New Mexico Cowboy Up! announced the addition of former U.S. Army Ranger and Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry to its national advisory board.

  • Faces & places, April 5, 2015

    Samantha McFall, a Bethany College senior from Santa Fe in the school’s athletic training program, earned second-team recognition recently from the Kansas Athletic Trainer’s Society.

  • Celebrations, March 29, 2015

    On March 22, a team of Santa Fe Community College student veterans completed the 26.2-mile Bataan Memorial Death March at White Sands Missile Range.

  • Faces & places, March 22, 2015

    On March 27 at the Berklee College of Music in Valencia, Spain, Julia Hoffman, a master’s student from Santa Fe, will lead the Berklee Women’s Empower Symposium, a daylong event that will showcase entrepreneurialism in the music industry and generate debate on the subject of gender diversity in the industry.

  • Celebrations, March 15, 2015

    Audubon New Mexico, the state office of the National Audubon Society, has hired Julie Weinstein as its new executive director.

  • Celebrations, March 8, 2015

    Benny and Vivian Romero announce the wedding of their daughter, Erika Romero, to Robert Quintana, son of Richard Quintana and Michelle Chavez. The couple were married Jan. 10 at St. Anne Parish in Santa Fe.

  • Faces & places, March 1, 2015

    Teri Rolan of Wiley Chemists Compounding Pharmacy in Santa Fe has been elected to the 2015 International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists of Directors by the IACP membership.

  • Faces & places, Feb. 15, 2015

    Kay Vaughn has joined Presbyterian Medical Services in the Santa Fe Community Guidance Center as a provider of psychiatric and medication management services to patients of all ages.

  • Celebrations, Feb. 15, 2015

    Katy Perry’s halftime show at the Super Bowl was a treat to watch. But did you notice her shoes? Perry’s shoes were designed, handmade and decorated by Brian J. Bustos of Santa Fe.

  • Celebrations, Feb. 8, 2015

    On Dec. 16, Nakita Raquel Jenks of Santa Fe graduated from Arizona State University in Phoenix with a Bachelor of Science in agribusiness. She is the daughter of Michael and Patsy Baldonado of Santa Fe. She graduated from Santa Fe High School in 2005. She plans to live in Phoenix, where she has started a mobile styling business for pets.

  • Celebrations, Feb. 1, 2015

    Jaden Valdez, 12, was selected as the Junior Youth of the Year for the Pueblo of Pojoaque Boys & Girls Club at the annual banquet held recently at the Cities of Gold Hotel Conference Center.

  • Faces & places, Jan. 25, 2015

    Jennifer Saavedra, general counsel for the state Children, Youth and Families Department, received the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve program’s Patriotic Employer Award on Tuesday.

  • Celebrations, Jan. 11, 2015

    On Jan. 5, 1915, Lourdes Archuleta Rendon was born in her parents’ home in Embudo.

  • Celebrations, Dec. 28, 2014

    Leonel Garza of Santa Fe and Chris and Jennie DiGregorio of Albuquerque were inducted into the AARP New Mexico Hall of Fame.

  • Celebrations, Dec. 21, 2014

    The National Nuclear Security Administration awarded 15 Sustainability Awards to its national laboratories and sites, and Los Alamos National Laboratory is among the winners. Jean Dewart was named the Change Agent. Starting in 1995, Dewart was the driving force to establish and maintain the lab’s Earth Day activities.

  • Celebrations, Dec. 14, 2014

    On Dec. 12, 2014, Rudy and Eloyda Garcia celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary.

  • U.N. climate talks deadlocked over scope of pledges

    LIMA, Peru — U.N. talks on a new global warming pact spilled into the weekend as negotiators quarreled over what kind of information to include when countries unveil their contributions before a key summit in Paris next year.

  • Celebrations, Dec. 7, 2014

    The Native Treasures Indian Arts Festival has announced that widely collected and highly acclaimed Kiowa artists and sisters Keri Ataumbi and Teri Greeves are the 2015 co-recipients of the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture Living Treasures Award.

  • State Parks honors year’s top employees

    The New Mexico State Parks Division has recognized the following employee, volunteer and partner awards during its annual awards ceremony Nov. 13 in Elephant Butte.

  • Celebrations, Nov. 30, 2014

    ARTsmart New Mexico has selected Valerie Plame as honorary chairwoman for the 18th annual ARTfeast Santa Fe.

  • Celebrations, Nov. 23, 2014

    Arthur Gonzales and Penny Yardman-Gonzales, along with Alan and Martha Kossman, are happy to announce the marriage of their children, Christina Yardman Gonzales and Mac Kossman. The Catholic wedding at the Rosario Chapel in Santa Fe was celebrated Oct. 25.

  • Celebrations, Nov. 16, 2014

    Florinda “Flora” R. Arellanes is turning 100 on Nov. 25. Flora was born in Las Vegas, N.M., on Nov. 25, 1914, to Gregorio Romero and Manuelita Martinez, who were born and raised in La Liendre, N.M., a small village that was just 15 miles south of Las Vegas.

  • Celebrations, Nov. 9, 2014

    Elizabeth and Vicki VinHatton have announced their marriage. The wedding took place on Oct. 31, 2014, which also was their 16th anniversary together. The happy couple reside in Santa Fe.

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Rob Schneider spotted at Santa Fe Children's Museum

Actor Rob Schneider and his family were spotted enjoying the Santa Fe Children's Museum this past weekend. Schneider has a role in the Adam Sandler film, The Ridiculous 6, a western comedy sho…