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Today's News

  • Wallace wins reelection in tight Dist. 43 battle for NM House seat

    Long-time Republican incumbent Jeannette Wallace, the District 43 Representative in the New Mexico House, retained her seat in Tuesday's election narrowly fending off a challenge from political newcomer Democrat Stephanie Richard.

    District 43

    25 of 25 precincts - 100 percent

    Jeannette Wallace, GOP (i) 5,516 - 51 percent

    Stephanie Richard, Dem 5,306 - 49 percent

  • GOP Martinez elected first female NM governor

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Republican Susana Martinez won election Tuesday as governor of New Mexico, making history as the first Hispanic woman to become a state's chief executive.

    Martinez, 51, defeated Democrat Diane Denish to also be elected New Mexico's first female governor. There was no incumbent in the race, with Democratic Gov. Bill Richardson barred from seeking re-election because he is finishing his second consecutive terms.

  • State Constitutional Amendments

    Amendment 1-Veteran Scholarships

    1,252 of 1,457 precincts - 86 percent

    x-Yes, 348,183 - 77 percent

    No, 103,327 - 23 percent

     

    Amendment 2 - Term Limits

    1,252 of 1,457 precincts - 86 percent

    Yes, 77,162 - 17 percent

    x-No, 371,031 - 83 percent

     

    Amendment 3 - Voting Language

    1,252 of 1,457 precincts - 86 percent

    Yes, 247,673 - 57 percent

  • Major State Races

    U.S. House of Representatives, Dist. 3

    Ben Lujan (D) AP has declared WINNER

    Tom Mullins (R)

    New Mexico House of Representatives, 43rd Dist.

    Stephanie Richard (D) Conceded the race live on lamonitor.com

    Jeannette Wallace (R)

    Governor

    Diane Denish (D)

    Susana Martinez (R) AP has declared WINNER 

    Lieutenant Gov.

    Brian Colon (D)

    John Sanchez (R)

  • Final Unofficial Results for Los Alamos County Races (contested)

    These vote results are with all precincts reporting and include absentee and early voting totals. All results remain unofficial until a final canvass of the vote is made.

    Magistrate Judge

    Pat Casados (D) 4520 Win

    Gary Ahlers (R) 3903

    County Council

    Kenneth Johnson (D) 4027

    Betty Ann Gunther (D) 3222 

    Deborah Gill (D) 3939

    Frances Berting (R) 4368 Win

    Ronald Selvage (R) 4750 Win

    Geoffrey Rodgers (R) 4454 Win

  • Geopolitics rears up in rare earths

    The world journeys into the Green Age and renews  old themes. Chapters of political history grow thick with the value that  accrues from whatever.
    So it was and ever shall  be, for better and worse. Biblical enterprises valued gold, frankincense and  myrrh. Explorers in the Age of Discovery sought gold and silver fit for royal  heads and sought trade routes to faraway lands of spices and silk.  

  • Thank you

  • Mountain raises funds during Fun’d Run

    On Oct. 6, Mountain School students, parents, teachers and other staff participated in their second annual Fun’d Run.
    Students sent 2,664 letters to friends and family soliciting donations for Mountain School, then they ran and walked around the high school track.  
    This year the students raised $33,125, receiving donations from 48 of the 50 states, Canada and Italy.  
    The activity concluded with an assembly recognizing the efforts of all the students, sponsors and volunteers.  

  • Empower youth to have their own voice

    Did you know that eggnog is already available at Smith’s and I couldn’t be happier?  The truth is, eggnog makes me delightfully happy. I love to have it in my coffee from now until after New Year’s Day. I will then freeze it and have some from time to time during the year.
    I’m sure you are wondering why I think you need to know this. Why is this useful information?

  • Be There 11-02-10

    Today
    The Republican Party of Los Alamos will hold an “election watch” starting at 7 p.m. at the Best Western Hilltop House. Light refreshments will be served.  For information call Ron Dolin, 672-3581.
    Wednesday