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Christopher's Thursday Early Evening Forecast

March 14th 2019 - THURSDAY EARLY EVENING: Lingering snow showers in the Sangre de Cristo & Sandia Mountains will continue into the overnight hours. 4-8" may fall above 9,500' and Santa Fe may pick up close to 1". Evening temps will be cool in the 30s & 40s for most with overnight lows falling into t


How The Hen House Turns: Crows And Squirrels

In Ponderosa country like Los Alamos it is probably wise to stay home during the day. Otherwise, the crows will move in and eat up all the expensive cracked corn you have bought for your chickens.


Free Training Announced For Community Members Interested In Los Alamos Stories

If you have ever wanted to know the story of Fuller Lodge and to learn more about Ashley Pond, or if have you thought it would be interesting and fun to interact with some of the visitors who come to Los Alamos from all over the world (it is), now is your opportunity.


Local students to participate in youth climate strike

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - Students from Albuquerque, Los Alamos, Las Vegas, and Santa Fe are skipping school to hold a rally at the Roundhouse to demand bold and immediate action on climate change.


Rep. Gail Armstrong’s Dental Therapy Bill Heads to the Governor

Santa Fe – New Mexico would be one of only a few states to recognize Dental Therapists under a bill introduced by Rep. Gail Armstrong (R-Magdalena) and others. Under House Bill 308 (HB 308,) New Mexicans would be able to receive expanded dental care and a new career path would be available to those


Calls to Governor’s Office Show 98% of New Mexicans Oppose Pro-Abortion Bill

Santa Fe – Thousands upon thousands of New Mexicans who oppose House Bill 51 (HB 51) called the Governor’s Office to make their voices heard according to recently released documents. HB 51 is a radical abortion bill that continues the status quo practice of allowing an abortion up until the day of b


Handling trillions of supercomputer files just got simpler

A new distributed file system for high-performance computing available today via the software collaboration site GitHub provides unprecedented performance for creating, updating and managing extreme numbers of files.


Nambe Pueblo man accused of sexually abusing boys indicted

A Nambe Pueblo man has been indicted in federal court on charges he sexually abused two young boys between 2014 and 2016. Yvon Loretto, 60, was charged by a grand jury in U.S. District Court in Albuquerque on Feb. 22 with three counts of aggravated sexual abuse.


Unchained Democrats tackle climate change, shun marijuana

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Legislators are hammering out agreements to increase annual spending on public school education by a half-billion dollars after consummating New Mexico’s version of a “Green New Deal” that aims for carbon-free electricity production within a generation.


Lawmakers remain divided on ethics commission bill

SANTA FE – New Mexico lawmakers enter the final hours of this year’s 60-day legislative session with lingering disagreements over how to set up a voter-approved ethics commission.


Two Tall Trees Topple Onto Trinity Drive Home

Strong winds today topple two towering trees, estimated to be 85-100 feet tall, onto the home of Mark Schmitt at 4851 Trinity Dr., in Los Alamos. Schmitt breaks out his chain saw and gets busy slicing one of the trees into small pieces this afternoon in his driveway. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost


Wild wind knocks down trees, damages buildings, derails train

Windy conditions have caused damage throughout the state Wednesday, and those gusts are just expected to get worse as the day goes on. Los Alamos police say drivers were stuck in their cars after trees toppled over off State Road 4 between mile marker 42 and 47. Drivers are asked to avoid that area


RCLC Notice Of Possible Quorum; Canceled Meeting

Members of the Regional Coalition of LANL Communities may attend an informal discussion with congressional delegation staff at 10:30 a.m., March 19, 2019, at the Small Business Center in Los Alamos.


Sharpshooting Knights Sink Española in First Round Upset

When a team is an underdog on the road in the state tournament, one of the best things that can happen for them is to shoot lights out. Albuquerque’s Del Norte High School — seeded 12th in the Class 4A state tournament — shot 71 percent from the field in the first and third quarters and 59 percent f


Students rally over climate change

SANTA FE – About 300 students, mostly from the Santa Fe area, joined hundreds of thousands from around the world in demonstrations against climate change Friday, with a rally on the city’s historic Plaza and march to the state Capitol, where they hoped to catch the ear of lawmakers on the second-to-


Fossil Fuel Assessment Bill Dies

A bill that would have transferred the assessing authority for certain oil and gas pipelines from the state to county assessors failed March 8 to move past a hearing in the House Taxation and Revenue Committee.


Zia Road in Santa Fe closed due to water line break

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - A water line break has caused the Zia Road to close in Santa Fe Thursday. The Zia Road from Yucca to Camino Carlos Rey has been closed. Motorists are asked to seek alternative routes.


Canceled: Trails Workshop Due To Weather Closure

SANTA FE – The Greater Santa Fe Trails Planning Workshop scheduled for tonight at the Santa Fe Community College is canceled because the college is closed due to road closures and weather.


Downed Trees Throughout Los Alamos Pose Safety Risk

The Los Alamos Police Department is asking motorists to avoid driving roadways adjacent to large forested areas because of high winds and the danger of falling trees. Traffic crews are receiving multiple reports this morning of downed trees falling into roadways, especially those areas near heavily


City workers union plans to ask Santa Fe council for raises

The city of Santa Fe and the union that represents the bulk of city employees have settled a grievance over a $409,000 pot of money that was set aside in 2017 to start a merit pool for performance-based pay raises.