Author: Ryan Lowery

Article: Beloved Northern New Mexico singer killed in Santa Fe shooting

Article: Beloved Northern New Mexico singer killed in Santa Fe shooting

From the Las Vegas Optic Award-winning singer and songwriter Ernestine Romero and her husband, Jessie Saucedo, were found dead in Santa Fe Thursday afternoon. Romero had just celebrated her birthday a day before. Thursday afternoon, Santa Fe Police responded to reports of a shooting in downtown Santa Fe where they found the bodies of a…

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Article: Driver charged with DWI, child abuse following Fourth of July crash

Article: Driver charged with DWI, child abuse following Fourth of July crash

From the Las Vegas Optic As many were celebrating America’s independence, New Mexico State Police were responding to a rollover crash in rural San Miguel County. Around 9:30 p.m. on July 4, officers were called to a single-vehicle crash on a remote stretch of State Road 283, south of Las Vegas. Officers found a silver…

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Article: Affidavit: Vegas man stole electronics from WLV Head Start program

Article: Affidavit: Vegas man stole electronics from WLV Head Start program

From the Las Vegas Optic A Las Vegas man is facing 36 criminal charges, including 18 felonies, after police say he broke into West Las Vegas Schools’ Head Start buildings and stole tens of thousands of dollars worth of electronics and tools. Gary E. Lucero Jr., 25, was arrested July 3 and booked into the…

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Article: Railroad Renaissance: Renovations breathe new life into historic Railroad Ave.

Article: Railroad Renaissance: Renovations breathe new life into historic Railroad Ave.

From the Las Vegas Optic The first locomotive arrived in Las Vegas 140 years ago this month. Regular passenger and freight service over the next 20 years helped Las Vegas grow into one of the largest cities in the Southwest. Eventual expansion of the railroad resulted in other Southwest towns becoming much larger than Vegas,…

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Article: Public art fosters “creative class” community downtown

Article: Public art fosters “creative class” community downtown

From the Idaho Business Review From traffic light control boxes wrapped in colorful artwork to multiple murals and sculptures, downtown Boise is home to hundreds of works of public art. These publicly accessible works are both privately and publicly funded, but are available for viewing by anyone without paying admission. Of course, none of these…

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Sheri Schmidt, 2019 Accomplished Under 40

Sheri Schmidt, 2019 Accomplished Under 40

From the Idaho Business Review Twenty years ago, Sheri Schmidt went to work for The Home Depot as a cashier. She quickly realized she loved the company and its culture. Now, after working as a cashier, an assistant manager and a loss prevention manager, Schmidt is the store manager of the Boise Home Depot. Schmidt’s…

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Kevin King, 2019 Accomplished Under 40

Kevin King, 2019 Accomplished Under 40

From the Idaho Business Review Kevin King started his first business when he was just 15, and he’s been managing his own businesses ever since. “I’ve been an entrepreneur for as long as I can remember,” King says. “I’ve only worked for a few people throughout the years, and even during those times, I had…

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Profile: Kerri L. Bryant, 2019 Accomplished Under 40

Profile: Kerri L. Bryant, 2019 Accomplished Under 40

From the Idaho Business Review As the director of the project management office for Scentsy, Kerri Bryant is right where she wants to be. “I don’t have elaborate goals of becoming CEO for a major organization or running my own business,” Bryant says. “I think project management, in general, is fulfilling for me because it’s…

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