The past 100 years, Dec. 2, 2018

December 3, 2018

From the Santa Fe New Mexican:

Dec. 2, 1918: Preliminary Steps For Inaugural Of Governor Larrazolo Taken

Santa Fe Citizens Unite to Lay Plans for Induction Into Office of Governor-elect; First Meeting Held Saturday; Committees Appointed, Judge Roberts, Chairman

Dec. 2, 1968: King Winter moved into Northern New Mexico late Sunday with indications he’s planning to stay awhile.

Schedules were disrupted throughout the northern half of the state as snow and fog cut visibility to zero in some areas. Planes, trains and cars gave way to the first heavy storm of the season.

State Police closed U.S. 66, the Albuquerque Highway and the Las Vegas Highway for brief periods Sunday due to snow and poor visibility.

Dec. 2, 1993: David Harris, staff director of the state Legislative Finance Committee, announced Wednesday that he is leaving to take a job with Martin Chavez, the new mayor of Albuquerque.

Harris, 49, said he will resign from the state Jan. 1 to become the director of Albuquerque’s Department of Finance and Management.

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