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LAPD Officer Deploys To Middle East

on March 11, 2018 - 1:22am

Los Alamos Police Cpl. Natalee Trujillo is deploying to the Middle East next month with the U.S. Army Reserves. A 2006 graduate of Los Alamos High School, she was last deployed in 2014 to Afghanistan. She has been a police officer for four years and plans to return to LAPD following a year of military leave. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

State Auditor Begins Statewide Training Sessions To Stop Corruption And Waste Of Taxpayer Funds

on March 11, 2018 - 1:21am
State Auditor Wayne Johnson
SILVER CITY  State Auditor Wayne Johnson hit the road today in his efforts to stop corruption and waste in government spending.
He kicked off a statewide tour to train local officials and CPAs who partner with Johnson’s office to conduct audits of government entities. This annual training teaches new regulations and processes to spot waste, fraud and abuses of public money, like the $12,000 in personal credit card charges recently found in Silver City municipal government.
“These trainings are an important step in our work to stop

LAPD Announces Annual Employee Awards

on March 11, 2018 - 1:15am

Los Alamos Police Department staff at their annual awards banquet, from left, Det. Matt Lyon, Det. Ryan Wolking, Sgt Daniel Roberts, Sgt. Chris Ross, Det. Sgt. James Rodriguez, Cpl. James Keane and Chief Dino Sgambellone. Photo by Kateri Morris

Los Alamos Alamos Police Cpl. Adele McKenze who is the school resource officer for Los Alamos High School receives the Officer of the Year Award from Chief Dino Sgambellone. Courtesy photo


The Los Alamos Police Department has announced the names of those who received awards during its annual banquet honoring employees for their

Heinrich Presses National Intelligence Director On Russia Sanctions, Cyber Deterrence Strategy

on March 11, 2018 - 1:04am
U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich
WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) questioned Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing Tuesday on Worldwide Threats.
During the hearing, Heinrich pressed DNI Coats on whether the Intelligence Community had been instructed to provide analysis to support the Treasury Department’s decision not to impose sanctions on Russia despite Congress voting nearly unanimously to pass

NM Environment & Health Bring 200 Free Water Tests To Santa Fe County’s Private Well Owners Saturday

on March 10, 2018 - 11:40am
NMED News:
SANTA FE  The New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) and the New Mexico Department of Health (DOH) are hosting a free Domestic Well Water Testing event in Eldorado at Santa Fe Saturday March 10 and Saturday March 17.
Well owners are encouraged to periodically test their drinking water even though such tests can cost as much as $150. The state’s free well water testing events help save consumers money while educating on safe drinking water.
“The Environment Department provides the advice and assistance that New Mexicans need to ensure that clean drinking water is

FBI Investigating Homicide Of Navajo Nation Man

on March 10, 2018 - 9:24am

FBI News:

Roger Johnson, 69, of Yah-Ta-Hey, New Mexico, has been positively identified as the victim of a homicide.

His body was discovered Feb. 27 on the Isleta Pueblo.

The investigation is ongoing. No arrests have been made at this time.

Anybody with information is asked to call the FBI at 505.889.1300.