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Search And Rescue Mission For Paris Shane Wallace

on June 20, 2017 - 7:47am
NMSP News:
TAOS – On the evening of Wednesday, June 14, New Mexico State Police officers were contacted by Mitzi Wallace of Clifton, Colo., who wanted to report her husband was missing. She stated her husband, Paris Shane Wallace, 52, had gone hiking in the Espanola/Taos area. Her last contact with him was around 11:30 a.m. the day prior, June 13. She stated she expected him to be home June 14.
Mitzi Wallace stated that her husband had checked into The Roadway Inn in Espanola. She had called the hotel asking if they could check his room to see if there was any sign of him.

Udall Introduces Bill To Prevent Skyrocketing Costs of Prescription Drugs; Hold Companies Accountable For Price Gouging

on June 20, 2017 - 7:26am
U.S. Sen. Tom Udall
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Tom Udall joined Senators Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Al Franken (D-Minn.), Jack Reed (D-R.I.), and Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) in introducing legislation to hold pharmaceutical companies accountable for large price increases in prescription drugs. 
The Stop Price Gouging Act would penalize drug companies that engage in price gouging without cause, leading to price spikes for patients who rely on medication to treat diseases ranging from cancer to opioid addiction.
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Final Evening Update On Cajete Fire: Size: 1,412 Acres ... Containment: 85 Percent

on June 19, 2017 - 10:00pm

SFNF News:

Note: This is the last evening update. Future updates will be sent out once a day.

Today crews on the fireline observed minimal fire activity. Heavy dead and down timber continues to burn in the interior of fire. The uncontained section of the fire perimeter is within a snag patch (a section of standing dead trees) in the southeastern corner of the fire near Los Griegos Peak. The standing dead trees in this area, left by the 2011 Las Conchas fire, can fall suddenly, making this area too dangerous for firefighters to enter.

Scenes From Safety Town At Mountain Elementary

on June 19, 2017 - 9:21pm

Mountain Elementary School Principal Jennifer Guy and Los Alamos Chief of Police Dino Sgambellone check in participants at Safety Town this morning. Safety Town’s mission is to provide the opportunity for students entering kindergarten to learn about safety in their school, community and neighborhood. They will learn strategies to keep themselves safe and have opportunities to practice basic safety procedures in new situations including fire safety, bicycle safety, animal safety, gun safety, stranger safety, pedestrian safety, bus safety and drug safety. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

Judge Finds David Rael Guilty On All Counts

on June 19, 2017 - 5:18pm

David Rael is handcuffed and taken into custody today for transportation to the New Mexico Corrections Department for a 60-day evaluation prior to sentencing. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

First Judicial District Judge Mary Marlowe Sommers takes the bench today to announce her verdict. Photo by Maire O'Neill/


Los Alamos Daily Post

SANTA FE First Judicial District Judge Mary Marlowe Sommer found David Rael of Los Alamos guilty today of three counts of sexual exploitation of children – manufacture, one count of sexual exploitation of children –