Ryan Lowery is a writer and journalist based in Albuquerque. His work has been published by the Associated Press, the Santa Fe New Mexican, the Idaho Business Review, the Las Vegas Optic, and many others.



Featured Stories

Las Vegas, N.M., gas stations offer return to simpler times

Motorists in Las Vegas, New Mexico can still find the full-service treatment. Read more here: SantaFeNewMexican.com

Landowners quarrel over access to road

Some landowners in the Ribera Valley are upset about a gate blocking access to the Santa Fe National Forest. The man who put the gate up says it protects landowners from poachers and even drug gangs. Read more here: LasVegasOptic

Poisoning of birds highlights dangers of lead in bullets

Some, like veterinarian Dr. Douglas Thal, are calling for hunters to use non-lead ammunition to help stop wildlife from being poisoned. Read more here: apews.com

Concerns arise over anonymous reporting app

A Las Vegas school district will soon introduce an anonymous reporting app called STOPit, but teachers and privacy advocates have raised some concerns over its use. Read more here:

West Las Vegas rapper hoping to sign recording contract soon

Hip-hop artist Yung Tat the Prince has a lot of love for Las Vegas, New Mexico, and he hopes to use his platform to bring more attention, and money, to the Meadow City. Read more here: LasVegasOptic

Landowner access denied: Ribera-area property owners no longer have access to property

Landowners near Ribera, New Mexico say the state has suddenly started demanding fees for access to their properties. Read more here: LasVegasOptic

Man held on murder charges following fatal shooting of Rociada man

A man was arrested and is being held without bond following the fatal shooting of a 46-year-old man in Rociada. William R. Daniels, 60, was charged following an investigation by New Mexico State Police and is being held at the San Miguel County Detention Center on an open count of second-degree murder. Read more here:

West delays decision on arming resource officer

West Las Vegas Schools is considering arming staff members on its campuses, but before making a decision, the Board of Education heard its options from the district’s legal counsel. Read more here: