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Limping Coyote Spotted at Chamisa School

on February 6, 2014 - 12:09pm

A coyote was spotted by a parent at about 7:30 a.m. today limping around the grounds at Chamisa Elementary School on Meadow Lane in White Rock. Courtesy photo

Courtesy photo

Staff Report

The parent of a student at Chamisa Elementary School photographed a coyote limping around the school grounds on Meadow Lane in White Rock at 7:30 a.m. today. The parent expressed concern that the coyote might attack children at the school.

There have been a number of coyote sightings around the area this winter.

Cease and Desist Order Issued Against Los Alamos Man

on February 6, 2014 - 11:52am
Jerry Beery at a Los Alamos County Council meeting last year. File photo
Staff Report

The State issued an order Tuesday to stop a Los Alamos resident from selling unauthorized securities to senior citizens and retirees in an illegal scheme.

The New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department’s Securities Division issued the cease and desist order against Jerome Griggs Beery who sold securities totaling more than $200,000 to mostly retirees and senior citizens in Los Alamos, in violation of state law.

Beery, 79, who is not a state-licensed investment broker, has been ordered to cease

Police Caution Motorists to Slow Down and Leave Plenty of Space Between Vehicles!

on February 6, 2014 - 10:24am

A tow truck arrives this morning at the scene of a two-car accident with minor injuries on Diamond Drive. Photo by Val Smith


Los Alamos Daily Post

This morning, there was a two-car accident on Diamond Drive between Conoco Hill and the Los Alamos Baptist Church. Minor injuries were reported in that accident.

An eyewitness reported that early Wednesday evening he saw a motorist slide into the vehicle in front, bounce off and slam into the guardrail on the Omega Bridge. Minor injuries also were reported in that accident.

"We want to caution motorists to decrease their

Safe Driving Tips for Wintery Weather

on February 6, 2014 - 9:11am


SANTA FE–As wintery weather moves across New Mexico, snow and ice can pose a potential for dangerous driving conditions.

The New Mexico Department of Transportation’s road crews are hard at work in affected areas, plowing roads and spreading salt and cinder. NMDOT workers also are on standby in other areas should the roads there become affected by the weather.

The NMDOT reminds motorists that if they come up behind a snowplow or sander working, not to get too close. Stay back at least 200 feet.