Letter To The Editor: Break-Ins … Hardship Isn’t An Excuse

Santa Fe
It’s disturbing to see local friends and family who are business owners prayed upon during this time of national crisis.
Hardship isn’t an excuse for folks, no matter how disadvantaged by their loss of income, lack of access to quality healthcare, child care, and general welfare, to keep the wolf at bay through theft.
The generosity of those offering award money to help catch those so driven, for whatever reason, gives us pause to ask if we might not do more to help those hardest hit and perhaps desperate with the prospect of the novel coronavirus’ disruptive


Debate Flares Over AI To Detect COVID-19 In Lung Scans

Medical staff perform a CT scan of a Covid-19 patient at Red Cross Hospital in Wuhan, China. STR/AFP/Getty Images

HSNW News:

A series of studies, starting as a steady drip and quickening to a deluge, has reported the same core finding amid the global spread of COVID-19: Artificial intelligence could analyze chest images to accurately detect the disease in legions of untested patients.

Casey Ross writes in STAT that the results promised a ready solution to the shortage of diagnostic testing in the U.S. and some other countries and triggered splashy press releases and a cascade of hopeful headlines.


Obituary: Gene Howard Ebinger – March 25, 2020

GENE HOWARD EBINGER – March 25, 2020

Gene Howard Ebinger, 90, passed away Tuesday, March 25th in Albuquerque following a brief illness.

Gene is preceded in death by wife, Virginia Nylander Ebinger, and favorite dog, Abby. He leaves behind 4 children, 5 grandchildren and 1 great-grandson. Son Michael Ebinger (Spokane, WA), wife Britt Ravnan, and two grandsons: Carl and Timothy Ebinger; son John Ebinger (Phoenix, AZ) and partner Kristel Nielson; daughter Annie Apodaca (Custer, SD), husband Victor Apodaca, two grandchildren: Mary and Philip Apodaca (wife Deanza Apodaca), and great-grandson


Update: Los Alamos Residents Donate $1,250 To Help Police

Update: Four more community heroes have contacted the Post to contribute, increasing the reward to $1,250.


A resident of Los Alamos and reader of the Los Alamos Daily Post contacted the Post this morning after reading about the burglary spree overnight Saturday and the destruction criminals inflicted on several local businesses (link).

“I want to help our police catch those responsible,” the resident said. “I will donate $500 on the condition that you allow me to remain anonymous.”

We agreed and spoke with the police to make them aware of this generous offer, which increases


NMDOH Provides Healthcare Workers Avenues To Comply


SANTA FE — The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) announces instructions for where New Mexico health care providers can go online to comply with two public health orders announced March 25th designed to protect our state supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) during the COVID-19 pandemic:

  • Providers reporting how they plan to comply with the ordered three-month delay on all non-essential medical procedures without risk to their patients can now submit their policies via the clinicians section of the NMDOH’s COVID-19 website at https://cv.nmhealth.org/clinicians/


Dogs Lifting Spirits Around Los Alamos: Meet Freddie

Freddie, 10, is a Havanese who dreams of lifting spirits around Los Alamos. He is a member of the Rick and Liddie Martinez family. Courtesy photo


Freddie is studying this little guy’s moves so he can really lift spirits around Los Alamos. Courtesy video