The ocean general salmon fishery got off to decent start last weekend mainly at Ilwaco, La Push and Neah Bay, but Westport continued to struggle and that could change this week with improved ocean conditions. Here is a rundown on figures gathered by state Fish and Wildlife on how fishing success fared: Ilwaco – 134 […]
A New Mexico judge has denied a motion to dismiss a teachers union lawsuit that challenges the state's new educator evaluation system, delighting opponents who say the system is punitive and error-ridden. "This decision makes the community aware of the fact the state's teacher evaluation system is flawed and that you can't label teachers with a flawed system," Stephanie Ly, president of the union, the Albuquerque Teachers Federation, said Thursday about the ruling that state District Court Judge David Thomson issued on Wednesday. A spokesman for the New Mexico Public Education Department noted state courts had rejected previous attempts to undermine the teacher evaluation system.