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Heinrich on Confirmed CIA Spying on Senate Panel

on August 1, 2014 - 11:20am

CIA Director John Brennan apologized today for the actions of some agents. Courtesy/


"The Senate Intelligence Committee oversees the CIA, not the other way around." U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., a member of the U.S.

NMCD Blood Drive Draws Donors From Across State

on August 1, 2014 - 8:24am

An officer participates in the statewide blood drive. Courtesy/NMCD

NMCD News:

The New Mexico Corrections Department, after hearing about a very serious wreck involving a State Police officer, spearheaded a campaign to raise awareness and ENDWI. Wednesday marked the first annual blood drive to ENDWI, with great results.

Thanks to statewide participation from partners in law enforcement, including the New Mexico Sheriff’s Association, New Mexico State Police, Albuquerque Fire Department, 2nd Judicial District Attorney’s Office, United Blood Services and Target, the drive will benefit

Flash Flood Watch Underway Through Late Tonight

on August 1, 2014 - 8:03am


NWS News:

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Flash Flood Watch for a portion of North and Central New Mexico, including the Santa Fe metro area, Jemez Mountains, Guadalupe County,  lower Chama River valley. Lower Rio Grande Valley, Northeast Highlands, northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains above 9,500 feet/red River, northwest Highlands, Raton Ridge/johnson Mesa, San Francisco River valley, San Juan Mountains, Sandia/manzano Mountains, South Central Highlands, south central mountains.

Also, in the Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains above 9,500 feet,

Significant Monsoon Burst Pattern Through Weekend

on July 31, 2014 - 10:39pm

NOAA News:

Nowcast as of 9:11 PM MDT includes showers and thunderstorms will continue through the evening. A broad area of showers blanketing San Miguel County will move across Interstate 25 from Romeroville to Wagon Mound...and across Trujillo...Trementina...Bell Ranch...Conchas Lake State Park...and N.M. 104.
Storms crossing into northern Sandoval County will move toward Fenton Lake State Park...Jemez Springs...and across State Road 4. Expect lightning and downpours along with some hail and gusts to 40 mph as these storms move through.

Los Alamos Police Blotter: July 24 to July 30, 2014

on July 31, 2014 - 12:09pm

The following information is provided by the Los Alamos Police Department.

Neither arrests nor charges indicate a conviction, and neither means that a person is guilty of the charges filed against them.

July 24 at 9:16 a.m. / A 30-year-old Los Alamos man reported that someone sprayed graffiti on property on Trinity Drive. The estimated loss is less than $1,000.

July 27 at 1:56 p.m. / Police arrested Andrea Herrera, 30 of Chamita at 751 Trinity Dr., and charged her with petty theft and issued her a summons to appear in court. Police booking photo unavailable.


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Governor Appoints LAHS Graduate Jennifer Attrep to 1st Judicial District Court

on July 31, 2014 - 9:10am


Gov. Susana Martinez has appointed Los Alamos High School graduate Jennifer Attrep to the 1st Judicial District Court.

Attrep, now of Santa Fe, will serve until the end of the year as her appointment fills a new position created when the governor recently signed into law House Bill 141, which established additional judgeships throughout the state. Candidates for this judgeship were not able to run in the June Primary Election because the position wasn’t officially available until May and did not allow enough time for candidates to participate in that election.

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