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Wilson Campaign Names "Women for Heather" Los Alamos County Chair

on August 15, 2012 - 8:52am
  • Los Alamos woman to lead coalition operations in county

ALBUQUERQUE — Heather Wilson, Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, announced today that Los Alamos resident Francine J. Mendoza will lead Women for Heather in Los Alamos County.

Mendoza joins the statewide grassroots team and will lead the county's efforts to elect the first female senator from New Mexico.

“This year we have a special opportunity to elect Heather Wilson as New Mexico’s first woman U.S. Senator,” Mendoza said. “Heather is the only pro-life candidate running for the U.S.


Romney Picks Ryan as Running Mate

on August 11, 2012 - 12:31am

Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has chosen Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his running mate, according to reports. Ryan, 42, has served in Congress since 1999.and is chairman of the House Budget Committee. Courtesy photo

Heather Wilson to March in Los Alamos Fair & Rodeo Parade Saturday

on August 10, 2012 - 1:46pm

U.S. Senatorial candidate Heather Wilson will be in Los Alamos Saturday to march in the Los Alamos County Fair & Rodeo Parade.

Following the parade, Wilson will meet with members of the local business community over lunch at the Dixie Girl Restaurant on Central Avenue.

After lunch, Wilson will travel to White Rock to tour The Hive at 134 N.M. 4.

While at The Hive, Wilson also will meet with members of the Los Alamos Entrepreneurs Network to discuss their work as well as the local business climate.


Martin Heinrich Shows Concern for Non-Voters, Too

on August 9, 2012 - 11:08am

By Amy Storey

My friend Karyl Ann Armbruster and her 2-year-old "son" Oz Einstein Armbruster were out talking with voters last week about U.S. Rep. Martin Heinrich who is running for the U.S. Senate.
The plan was to canvas a few more houses on her list, go home, clean up, and attend the Martin Heinrich event a few hours later.
Unfortunately, after talking for several minutes at one particular residence, a 50-pound dog suddenly charged out of the house and attacked little 16-pound Oz who was straining on his leash five-feet away.
The owner grabbed the dog and successfully got him off

GOP Taps Steve Girrens to Fill Council Candidate Vacancy!

on August 2, 2012 - 8:17pm

The GOP's newly appointed County Council candidate Steven Girrens, center, discusses local issues this evening at the Republican Headquarters, 1362 Trinity Dr., as Treasurer Norma Tech and GOP Chair Jordan Redmond look on. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

By Carol A. Clark

The Los Alamos County Republican Party Central Committee unanimously appointed Republican Steven Girrens this evening to fill the County Council candidate vacancy left when Roger Waterman withdrew from the race July 23 due to business and professional issues.

"We are very sorry that Roger had to withdraw, but we

Martin Heinrich Spends Time in White Rock

on July 30, 2012 - 9:05am

Rep. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., is running for the U.S. Senate against Republican Heather Wilson. Heinrich visited White Rock residents during the day Saturday and met with a group of supporters later in the evening at a home in Pajarito Acres. Courtesy photo

Rep. Jim Hall Launches Door to Door Campaigning

on July 29, 2012 - 10:23am

With just over 90 days until the Nov. 6 General Election, incumbent Rep. Jim Hall of House District 43, right, kicked off his door to door campaigning Saturday and is seen here speaking about his stand on the issues with White Rock residents Stan Moore, center left, and Bob Moore as campaign aide Jim Cobble looks on. Stan said Saturday that he will vote for Hall. His son Bob said that he wants to talk a little more before making up his mind.