May 29 AT NOON: Today's top local news headlines and feature stories.

After local news headlines, a conversation with new Santa Fe Fire Chief Erik Litzenberg.  We also speak to some 9th graders from Taos competing for a top national science prize -- they've discovered a Native American medicinal plant has promising anti-cancer properties.  And Red Flag Warnings for critical fire conditions around the state through Friday; we speak with meteorologist Brent Wachter with the NWS office in Albuquerque.