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Rapid Snow Burst Causes Multiple Car Pileup In Iowa

on December 10, 2019 - 8:50am

A multiple car pileup Monday on I-80 westbound near Des Moines, Iowa after a burst of snow rapidly caused dangerous driving conditions. Courtesy/Iowa DOT

Staff, Guests Gather For Holiday Luncheon At BSM

on December 9, 2019 - 5:22pm

Bradbury Science Museum Director Linda Deck, in front of grumpy cat photo, gathered today with staff, Bradbury Science Museum Association members and guests for a holiday luncheon at the museum. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Open House, Luminaria Dinner, Entertainment, Tour Of Aspen Ridge Lodge And Sombrillo Nursing Rehab

on December 9, 2019 - 2:48pm


The community is invited to attend a free event 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday at Aspen Ridge Lodge and Sombrillo Nursing Rehab.

The event includes an open house, luminaria Dinner, entertainment and a tour of Aspen Ridge Lodge and Sombrillo Nursing Rehab.

Direct questions about this event to 505.662.4300.

New Study Shows Los Alamos County Residents Most Generous Givers In New Mexico

on December 9, 2019 - 8:21am


The holiday season is synonymous with spending money - but for more than just buying gifts.

According to Nonprofits Source, hundreds of millions of dollars are raised for charity on Giving Tuesday alone, which is just a fraction of the billions of dollars Americans donate each year.

In a recent study, financial technology company SmartAsset dug into IRS data to find the places where residents were giving the most. The study measured how much people donate as a percentage of their net income and the proportion of people in a given county who make charitable donations.


Shoppers Pack TOTH Children’s Christmas Bazaar

on December 8, 2019 - 11:45am
The annual Children's Christmas Bazaar took place Saturday at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church. Children in kindergarten through 6th grade shopped for family and friends on their own. Items are reasonably priced, elves are available for children who need help, purchases may be gift wrapped and proceeds go to charity. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
A young shopper pays an elf for her purchases. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Wow look what I found! Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
An elf assists a young shopper. Photo by Bonnie J.

Home Country: Vermiculturist

on December 8, 2019 - 11:36am
Home Country
Dewey Decker showed his new business cards to the other guys at the Mule Barn Truck Stop’s philosophy counter, and each member of the world dilemma think tank got to keep one.
Steve, our owlish-appearing cowboy, scratched his head as he studied the card.
“Okay, Dewey, I’ll bite … what’s a verm-a- ….?
“Vermiculturist, Steve,” Dewey said, proudly. “It means I raise worms.”
Dewey, the beloved accident-prone member of the think tank, began his new career with just a shovel and his pickup, spreading manure in people’s yards.
Now, thanks in

NMDOT Hosts Statewide Car Seat Safety Clinics

on December 8, 2019 - 10:37am
SANTA FE The New Mexico Department of Transportation and Safer New Mexico Now will host a car seat fitting station 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on the second Friday of every month at Fire Station No. 20, 7520 Corona Ave. NE in Albuquerque.
This free educational event provides parents and caregivers the opportunity to receive hands-on instruction from nationally-certified child passenger safety technicians.
Technicians will educate parents on the proper selection, installation and use of car seats and booster seats. Technicians also can determine if a seat is recalled,