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Today's News

  • Brees breaks passing record

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — After Drew Brees broke an NFL passing record that stood for nearly three decades, his teammates called on him to make a speech in the Saints’ locker room.

    “This record isn’t about one person. There might be just one name that goes in ledger under the record, but it’s really about the team,” Brees told his teammates. 

  • Vikes expect Peterson back for 2012

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP)—The athletic abilities of star running back Adrian Peterson led the Minnesota Vikings to give him a seven-year, $100 million contract extension before the season started.

    Now, they hope his recuperative abilities are just as good and he is able to live up to being the highest-paid running back in the NFL.

  • Sports update 12-27-11

     

       

    Registration for volleyball league open at YMCA

    The Family YMCA of Los Alamos is currently accepting registrations for its adult coed volleyball league.

  • Ski Report 12-30-11

    Angel Fire

    35-inch base of powder. no new snow reported. 67 trails and 7lifts open.

    Enchanted Forest

    36-inch base of powder. no new snow reported. 35 trails open.

    Pajarito

    58-inch base of powder. no new snow reported. 33 trails and 3 lifts open.

    Red River

    40-inch base of powder. no new snow reported. 57 trails and 6 lifts open.

    Sandia Peak

    59-inch base of powder. no new snow reported. 35 trails and 4 lifts open.

    Sipapu

    29-inch base of packed powder. no new snow reported. 31 trails and 5 lifts open.

    Ski Apache

  • County preps to close 15th and Central Wednesday

    Wednesday, Dec. 28, the Central Avenue and 15th Street intersection will be closed to through traffic in all directions. This will be a full day closure to allow the Municipal Building Complex contractor to repair and patch previous utility trenching on Central and 15th Street.

    Detour signs for both 15th Street and Central Avenue will be posted. Watch for construction equipment entering and leaving the work zone.

    The following detours apply to motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians:

  • County preps to close 15th and Central Wednesday

    Wednesday, Dec. 28, the Central Avenue and 15th Street intersection will be closed to through traffic in all directions. This will be a full day closure to allow the Municipal Building Complex contractor to repair and patch previous utility trenching on Central and 15th Street.

    Detour signs for both 15th Street and Central Avenue will be posted. Watch for construction equipment entering and leaving the work zone.

    The following detours apply to motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians:

  • Video: Tiny Polar Bear Cub Opens Eyes

    Siku, a month-old polar bear cub in Denmark opens his eyes for the first time. The cub was taken from his mother after she was not producing enough milk to feed him.

  • VIDEO: Police Find 7 Dead in Fort Worth-Area Apartment

    Seven people believed to be related had opened their Christmas gifts and started cleaning up the wrapping paper when they were shot to death, police said Sunday. It happened in an apartment near Fort Worth, Texas.

  • NM lawmaker joins call for taxing online purchases

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico lawmaker says one way to help the state pull itself out of a financial hardship is to tax online purchases.

    This year, $30 billion wasn't spent in malls, it was spent online. New Mexico Rep. Eleanor Chavez of Bernalillo says some of that is tax money the state is losing out on.

    Chavez is one of several lawmakers who will be sponsoring legislation this upcoming session that will allow New Mexico to tax online retailers.

    Chavez tells KOAT-TV online purchases create unfair competition, so what lawmakers really want to do is level the playing field and at the same time help small businesses in the state.

  • Lions, Pats Earn Playoff Berths

    The Lions are in the playoffs for the first time since 1999, after Saturday's win over the Chargers. The Patriots earned a first-round bye with a win. Cam Newton breaks Manning's rookie passing mark in Carolina's win over Tampa Bay.