Local News

  • Prescription pill probe proceeds

    Search warrant results were filed in District Court Thursday and Monday as part of a Los Alamos Police investigation into possible prescription fraud by former employees of Medical Associates of Northern New Mexico.

    “The employees named in the investigation and Dr. Alladi are no longer employed by Medical Associates of Northern New Mexico,” Dr. Carolyn Linnebur said this morning.

  • Seeing the big picture

    “If you’re looking at quality of life … (and) not looking at a cultural context … you’re going to miss the boat,” said Mimi Roberts. Roberts administers the partnership between New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs and the Media Arts Program at New Mexico Highlands University. She spoke to the Leadership Los Alamos class Friday at Bandelier National Monument.

    So how do you catch the cultural boat? With a little bit of awareness, sensitivity and curiosity.

  • In your dreams

    Do you ever ride the bus in the morning, trying to figure out what last night’s dream meant? If so, your bus driver may be able to help.

    “Dreams are pictures of feelings that parallel waking life,” said Eugene Kovalenko, Ph.D., a Los Alamos school bus driver who has developed a simple way to find meaning from dreams, called the CREEI Method.  

  • Latest H1N1 update includes death of Chaves County teenager

  • Breaking News: FBI tapes off local home under investigation

    Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation entered a home on Camino Mora in North Mesa today for reasons not yet clear. The home was sectioned off with yellow police tape and members of the Los Alamos Police Department were with agents outside the home.

    "This is part of an ongoing federal investigation," FBI Public Information Officer Darren Jones said at the scene.

    Police Chief Wayne Torpy also did not go into detail saying only, "Our officers are providing ground support to the FBI for this investigation."

  • Deficit may create election tension

    SANTA FE — Few legislators were in the Capitol when educators and union activists demonstrated against budget cuts to solve New Mexico’s growing deficit, but last week’s rally sent a clear political message that lawmakers will hear when they convene for a special session Saturday.

    “Today we march. Tomorrow we vote,” the crowd chanted.

    It was no idle threat.

  • New Mexicans urged to honor fallen vets

    SANTA FE — Gov. Bill Richardson Wednesday issued a challenge to New Mexicans to get behind a “National Call for Photos,” a project to collect photos of all names listed on the National Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Wall in Washington D.C.

  • Bidding Max Baker farewell

  • N.M. drops out of DWI top 10

    SANTA FE —  New Mexico, which once had the worst DWI problem in the nation, is now out of the top-10 in all three national rankings. The state has dropped out of the top-10 ranking for DWI fatalities, according to statistics released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

    According to the report, New Mexico dropped to 11th in the nation for the number of DWI fatalities per 100,000 population in 2008.  

    New Mexico was ranked ninth in the nation for DWI fatalities in both 2006 and 2007.  

  • Governor proposes budget balancing plan