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Today's News

  • Registration open for cancer retreat

    Having cancer is similar to running in a race, Cancer Survivor Mendola Bakker of Los Alamos said. It’s a sprint to make decisions and find a path to a normal life.
    Cancer Services of New Mexico offers guidance to get through this race through its Spring 2011 Family Cancer Retreat on May 20-22 at the Lifeway Glorieta Conference Center in Glorieta.

  • Fishing Report 02-18-11

    Northwest

    Animas River: The flow is 240 cfs. Fishing is reported as slow with little pressure. Best bet is through town at city park using worms and spinners.

  • Sports update 02-18-11

    WRLL registration to be held at Time Out Pizza
    White Rock Little League will have an open registration session for the 2011 season next week.
    The session is scheduled for Thursday from 6-8 p.m. It will be at Time Out Pizza in White Rock.
    For more information about WRLL registration, visit www.eteamz.com/WRLL2.
    Run to benefit breast cancer research
    The first Run for Her Life 5K and 10K runs will be March 20.
    The races will start at the Mesa Trailhead near East Park. Racing starts at 9 a.m.

  • Wrestling: Geyer advances to quarterfinals at 4A state tourney

    RIO RANCHO - Cory Geyer scored a third round pin over Robbie Kellie of Del

    Norte to advance to the championship quarterfinals of the Class 4A state

    wrestling championship tournament.

    Geyer is 2-0 in the championship bracket. He's the only Hilltopper still

  • House panel set to deal with state budget

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A House committee is putting the finishing touches on a blueprint for spending more than $5 billion next year on public education and government programs.

    The House Appropriations and Finance Committee plans Friday to consider a budget proposal for the fiscal year starting in July and supplemental money for health care and other programs this year.

    The committee's preliminary budget calls for spending almost $2.4 billion in 2012 on public education, a reduction of nearly 2 percent from this year.

  • Rep. Wallace discharged from hospital in Santa Fe

    Longtime Los Alamos resident Rep. Jeannette Wallace was discharged from Christus St. Vincent Hospital in Santa Fe this morning following a night spent in the intensive care unit.

  • Police say 5 people killed in Denver area multi-vehicle crash

    THORNTON, Colo. (AP) — An SUV careening through rush-hour traffic slammed into a car and went airborne, landing on top of a pickup truck and killing five people in suburban Denver, authorities said.

    Police in Thornton said four people were also injured in the three-vehicle crash shortly before 6 p.m. MST Thursday.

    "All five occupants (of the pickup) were pronounced dead at the scene," police spokesman Matt Barnes said.

  • Bahrain locked down after 5 protesters killed

    MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Bahrain's leaders banned public gatherings and sent tanks into the streets Thursday, intensifying a crackdown that killed five anti-government protesters, wounded more than 200 and turned a hospital into a cauldron of anguish and rage against the monarchy.

  • Government shutdown? GOP, Democrats swap charges

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a deepening struggle over spending, Republicans and Democrats swapped charges Thursday over a possible government shutdown when money runs out March 4 for most federal agencies.

    "Read my lips: We're going to cut spending," declared House Speaker John Boehner. He pledged that the GOP-controlled House would refuse to approve even a short-term measure at current funding levels to keep the government operating.

  • Martinez targets social promotion of students

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Republican Gov. Susana Martinez and a bipartisan group of lawmakers want to stop promoting public school students to the next grade if they lack required basic skills.

    Martinez joined Republican and Democratic lawmakers at a news conference on Thursday in support of legislation to halt the practice of "social promotion."