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Today's News

  • State Homeland Security to ‘beef up’ local analysis

    Gregory A. Myers an official with the New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency, recently made an appearance at a local luncheon hosted by the Los Alamos Public Safety Association.

    Myers, who is the agency’s incoming cabinet secretary, said in an interview after the luncheon he’d like to concentrate on building up his agency’s analysis capabilities.

    “I’m not saying New Mexico has a problem there, but analysis is something no one is really looking at,” he said.
    Myers aid his priority will be to retrain people at the agency in techniques used by the FBI, CIA and other federal agencies

  • Aurora Police: Suspect Apartment Set to Kill
  • Animal Shelter 07-22-12

    The Los Alamos Animal Shelter, 226 East Road, 662-8179, has a great selection of on site adoptable pets waiting for their forever home.
    Come find a companion that will give you unconditional love. Be sure to visit lafos.org, where you can get more information about volunteering, adopting and donating. All adoptable pets are spayed or neutered, have their shots and are micro chipped. Visitor guides: Between 4-6 p.m. Friday, volunteers will be at the shelter to give potential adopters personal introductions to the adoptable animals.

    DOGS
    Cessna— Roamer from the airport. Golden Retriever-mix. Shy, but seems sweet and submissive. Will be available for adoption after vet appointment Tuesday.

  • Names of victims emerge in Colo. theater rampage

    AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A sports blogger who recently wrote about surviving a shooting in Canada. A man preparing to celebrate his first wedding anniversary. A young woman whose death announcement brought heartbreak, yet closure, to her family.

    They were among the 12 people killed when a gunman barged into a crowded Colorado theater, set off gas canisters and opened fire as spectators dove for cover. Dozens of others were injured, including 11 in critical condition.

  • Today in History for July 21st
  • NM woman among those wounded in Colorado shooting--Video Extra

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico woman who recently moved to Denver is among the wounded in the movie theater mass shooting in Colorado.

    Albuquerque TV station KRQE-TV says shrapnel punctured one of Patricia Legarreta's legs.

    She and fiance Jamie Rohrs and their two small children were in Aurora at the midnight premiere of the new Batman movie.

    Rohrs is a University of New Mexico graduate.

  • Iowa missing girls case now considered an abduction

    EVANSDALE, Iowa (AP) — Investigators reclassified the disappearance of two missing Iowa cousins as an abduction case Friday after an FBI dive team failed to find their bodies in a lake near where they were last seen a week ago.

    Lyric Cook-Morrissey, 10, and Elizabeth Collins, 8, vanished after riding bikes near Meyers Lake in Evansdale, a small town in northeast Iowa that has been devastated by their disappearance. Their bikes were later found on a path near the lake.

  • Family celebrates Martinez historical marker

    Six generations of Maria Martinez’s family were scheduled to celebrate the dedication of a historical marker in honor of the famed San Ildefonso Pueblo potter.
    The dedication ceremony was planned for this morning along N.M. 502 near the pueblo’s entrance.
    Pueblo Gov. Terry Aguilar and community elders were scheduled to attend.
    A self-taught potter, Martinez helped elevate pueblo pottery to an art form. She was known for her black-on-black pottery.
    The marker is one of the roadside placards erected as part of an initiative to honor women’s contributions to New Mexico history.

  • Jemez State Monument to be jointly managed

    Leaders of the Department of Cultural Affairs, the Museum of New Mexico Board of Regents and the Pueblo of Jemez Thursday will sign an historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly manage Jemez State Monument in Jemez Springs. 
    The signing ceremony took place at the Museum of New Mexico Board of Regents meeting at the New Mexico History Museum in Santa Fe.

  • Honey Sticks a Big Hit

    Youth businessman Marcos Romero was a hit at the market with children of all ages. These little honeys from The Ark, were all abuzz for Romero’s flavored honey sticks. They were followed by pint-sized shoppers from Sage Cottage with Cory Geyer and Ian Snyder.