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Election 2012

Luján Joining Richard for Local Door Knocking Saturday

on September 13, 2012 - 11:41am

U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján will join the Democratic Party of Los Alamos County and New Mexico House of Representatives Candidate Stephanie Garcia Richard for door-to-door voter outreach at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15 in Los Alamos.

Campaign volunteers and Democratic activists will gather at the new Democratic Party of Los Alamos Headquarters to listen to Luján make remarks about the importance of the upcoming election and to give words of encouragement to volunteers.

Afterwards, Richard and Luján will knock on doors in Los Alamos to speak to voters about their respective campaigns.

“In the


Democratic Council Candidates to Discuss Los Alamos' Economy: Diversity, Jobs and Future

on September 10, 2012 - 1:28pm

DPLA News:

The Democratic Party of Los Alamos invites the community to hear a discussion among the three Democratic candidates running for Los Alamos County Council.

The discussion will take place from 7:30-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13 at the Democratic Party Headquarters, 140 Central Park Square.

Candidates Kristin Henderson, Michael Redondo and Pete Sheehey will discuss the topic of Los Alamos' economy: diversity, jobs and the future.

The Democratic Party Headquarters entrance faces the large parking lot that borders Nectar Street and 15th Street.


Heather Wilson Coming to LAMC to Discuss Heathcare Reform

on September 10, 2012 - 1:05pm

GOP News:

Republican U.S. Senatorial candidate Heather Wilson is set to meet with medical professionals from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19 at Los Alamos Medical Center. 

The topic to be discussed at the meeting is concern over healthcare reform.

Individuals working in the medical field are encouraged to attend. The meeting is open to the public.

RSVP to Dr. Lisa Shin at 695-9622 or JoAnn Johnson at 662-7981.


Archuleta Responds to Hate Mail

on September 10, 2012 - 11:36am

Editor's note: New Mexico businessman Phil Archuleta reports that he has been receiving hate mail since speaking at the Republican National Convention last month. Here is his response to a letter from a small business owner:

By Phil Archuleta

I’m writing regarding your letter dated Aug. 31, 2012.

First of all, I appreciate the fact that you took the time to write to me, communicating your disappointment about my comments in my speech given during Tuesday night at the convention.

You stated that stories about people who genuinely make it on their own without the backing of government are very

Nona Bowman Hosts Event for Hall

on September 9, 2012 - 3:53pm
About 25 people attended a campaign meeting hosted by former Los Alamos County Councilor Nona Bowman for Rep. Jim Hall Thursday night at her home. Hall, a Republican running for the District 43 House seat gave a short presentation on current issues in New Mexico state government, answered questions and spent time with individual voters over refreshments. Photo by Christina Sierk

Richard Campaigns at Annual Cuba Fiestas

on September 9, 2012 - 3:40pm

District 43 Democratic House candidate Stephanie Garcia Richard greets voters at this weekend's annual Cuba Fiestas. Courtesy photo

Democracy or Plutocracy?

on September 9, 2012 - 2:29pm

WeArePeopleHere! News:

Democracy or Plutocracy?

The public is invited to attend a 30 minute power point presentation "Reviving Democracy," created by the grassroots group in Santa Fe, WeArePeopleHere!.

It sets the stage for a conversation about the disastrous effects of wealth inequality on American politics, Congress, the legislation and local democracy.

How can the American people reverse the effects of government by and for the very wealthy? How can they best continue to care about the common good?

Join the conversation and be a part of coalition-building around the state.

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