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.



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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

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:

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

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

Apparent road rage incident ends with 15-year-old shot in the head

An apparent road rage incident lead to a car chase through the streets of Las Vegas, NM, and ended with a 15-year-old boy being shot in the head. Read more here: LasVegasOptic