Remembering Alfred Marchand from Alamogordo

While almost 3,000 people died in the September 11, 2001 attacks, and every life lost was a tragedy, many in Southern New Mexico were especially saddened when they learned that Alfred Marchand, 44, of Alamogordo was a flight attendant with United Airlines.
     Marchand enlisted in the military after graduating from Shanley High School in Fargo, N.D. A year later, he left the service, when his father died, and became a police officer in New Mexico. He spent 21 years in law enforcement.      When he retired he became a flight attendant with United. Rest in Peace Alfred Marchand as we remember you this day.


Los Alamos couple finds bear in kitchen

From - A Los Alamos couple went to investigate noises coming from their kitchen and came face to face with a bear on Tuesday morning. The incident happened around 9 a.m. in the area of Barranca Mesa Park. According to the New Mexico Game and Fish Department, the bear broke through a screen and came into the homethrough a window. The bear then started eating garbage in the kitchen.
     When the homeowners entered the kitchen, the bear fled out the window as they retreated into the bedroom. Game and Fish wardens are setting up a bear trap due to the nature of the interaction. According to officials, the bear is known in the area for breaking into another house. More