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Police activity prompts hospital lockdown

The suspect was described as a Caucasian male, 5'10", 220lbs wearing a blue shirt and gray pants.

KOAT 7 - 2018-05-23 17:06:00

High Winds Cause Power Outages Throughout Valley

Española Police Officer Cody Martinez runs toward a line of stopped cars, Monday afternoon, after two power lines fell from a pole. The Española Fire Department helped block traffic in both directions because the lines were live. Drivers were instructed to re-enter State Road 76 from La Puebla or St

RIO GRANDE SUN - 2018-05-24 06:00:00

I-25 southbound closed between Eldorado, Santa Fe

New Mexico State Police announced Tuesday evening on Twitter that Interstate 25 southbound is closed between Eldorado and mile marker 286, near Arroyo Hondo Road, because of a multivehicle crash.The announcement, sent just after 6 p.m., did not specify any other details about the crash.

SANTAFE NEW MEXICAN.COM - 2018-05-23 00:12:00

Group Hosts Resolana; Seeks Healing, Understanding

What started in 2015 as a campus-based, regional movement for material change for Native people in New Mexico now hopes to spread across the state, as a coalition of Native and non-Native activists connect their struggles with local organizers in the North grappling with the history of conquest embo

RIO GRANDE SUN - 2018-05-24 15:00:00

Federal agency closes New Mexico trail after hiker’s death

SANTA FE, N.M. – The Bureau of Land Management has temporarily closed a northern New Mexico trail after a hiker died in a fall last week.The Santa Fe New Mexican reports the federal agency closed the La Junta Trail in the Wild Rivers Recreation Area near the village of Questa to address possible saf

DURANGO HERALD - 2018-05-23 13:38:00

Española woman dies in Monday crash on U.S. 550

SANTA FE, N.M. — An Española woman was killed in midday crash on U.S. 500, south of Bloomfield, on Monday.


LANB Gets Behind Firefighters Local 3279

LAFD personnel from left, Fire Fighter Will Lunquist, Captain Gerard Coriz, Fire Fighter Michael Garcia, Captain James Pepe, Driver Engineer Van Limier, Fire Fighter Nick Bever and Driver Engineer Colorado Cordova. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

LADAILYPOST.COM - 2018-05-24 10:08:00

LANL Foundation Takes Rodella to Task

• The compensation for all employees, including the CEO, is based upon an analysis of what employees are paid for similar positions in our region and in our field. The compensation for the CEO is set annually by the Executive Committee and approved by the Board of Directors.

RIO GRANDE SUN - 2018-05-24 10:45:00

Local Sanctuary gives abadoned senior pets get the tender love and care they desperately need

SANTA FE, N.M. - Kindred Spirits Animal Sanctuary is giving the gift of life to senior pets who have been abandoned in their greatest time of need, by providing a loving home to live out their days.


About 12 vehicles pile up east of Santa Fe in hail storm

SANTA FE, N.M. — Traffic was snarled on Interstate 25 east of Santa Fe Tuesday evening when about 12 vehicles were involved in a pile-up as a storm dropped a few inches of hail on the highway.Southbound traffic on I-25 was blocked off near the Eldorado exit as State Police, sheriff’s deputies and em


Santa Fe Police: Amber alert was 'telephone chain mistake'

The alert was issuedfor 1-year-old Julian Martinez and his 23-year-old mother, Michelle Martinez, Sunday night and then canceled about an hour later.


Man Wields Axe At Drivers On San Ildefonso Road

Jerry Ray Chase, 24, of Los Alamos faces a June 15 preliminary hearing in Los Alamos Magistrate Court on two charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and one charge of possession of drug paraphernalia in connection with his May 14 arrest by Los Alamos Police Department.


Man threatens couple with ax in road rage incident

The witnesses, who was driving down San Ildefonso Road in separate vehicles ahead of Ray’s green Ford Explorer. The cars driven by the eyewitnesses stopped in the road to avoid hitting deer crossing San Ildefonso Road. Ray drove around the two cars in front, stopping briefly to yell at the people in


LAAOR Helps Build Habitat For Humanity Home

LAAOR volunteers help construct a home May 8 for Habitat for Humanity in Santa Fe. LAAOR participants from left, David Horpedahl (EXIT Realty), Lance Eaton (EXIT Realty), Brian Tyson (EXIT Realty), Nara Gross (EXIT Realty), Trish Maes (REMAX First), Janet Lovato (EXIT Realty), Jessica Hoffer (EXIT R


Espanola has paid $800K to settle complaints against officer

ESPANOLA, N.M. (AP) — A northern New Mexico city has paid out more than $800,000 in settlements in connection with excessive force complaints involving one officer.


Run for the Wall bikers pass through Santa Fe

“The motorcycle is just a tool we use to honor our veterans,” said Jackie “Best Man” McKinney, the mayor of Gallup and a road guard for the Run for the Wall.


Latest deadly school shooting rattles some in NM's capital city

But the shooting resulting in the deaths of nine students and a teacher took place at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas, near Houston, not the high school of the same name in Santa Fe, N.M.


Lawsuit filed against Pecos schools over alleged sexual assault

A lawsuit claims that Pecos Independent School District administrators were aware of an accused assistant boys basketball coach’s pattern of alleged sexual misconduct but failed to do anything about it.The suit, filed Monday in 4th Judicial District Court by the parents of one of the underage female


Two face off for district judgeship in Rio Arriba

In late March, Gov. Susana Martinez appointed former Deputy District Attorney Jason Lidyard to fill the state First Judicial District Court’s Division V vacancy created by Judge Jennifer Attrep’s appointment to the New Mexico Court of Appeals.But Lidyard, who assumed the bench in April, must beat ch


Winner of district judge race in Santa Fe could have statewide impact

Many of the most serious and complicated civil cases in New Mexico are heard in the First Judicial District Court in Santa Fe. Judges who preside over a civil docket in the capital city must be prepared to make decisions that can have consequences for the entire state.During her two terms on the ben