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  • Update 05-22-12

    Council meeting

    The County Council will meet at 7 p.m. today in council chambers at the Community Building.

    Council forum

    Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce and the Los Alamos Monitor have invited all County Council candidates to participate in a forum set for 6 p.m. Thursday. Watch for more details in the Los Alamos Monitor.

    Memorial Day

    This year’s community Memorial Day Celebration will be hosted by the Los Alamos Elk’s Lodge at 11:00 a.m., at Guaje Pines Cemetery. A complimentary lunch will follow at the Elk’s Lodge.  For more information, contact Lisa Harris at 662-5611.

    Awards night

  • LA ranked fourth richest

    Forbes magazine, once again, has ranked Los Alamos near the top of a list of the wealthiest U.S. places. The magazine reports Los Alamos County as the fourth richest county in the states.

    According to the magazine, Los Alamos County is the “richest county" in the Western U.S., and is just one of two western states in the top 10.

    Los Alamos County has a median household income of $103,653 and nearly 63 percent of the residents hold a bachelor’s degree or higher. LA’s population is a little more than 18,000 residents.

    Most of the richest counties can be found in the Washington, D.C. suburbs.

  • US Airways: Diverted Flight Has 'Landed Safely'

    A US Airways jetliner flying from Paris to Charlotte, N.C., was diverted to a Maine airport on Tuesday because of what an airline spokesman described as a 'security issue.' The Boeing 767 with 179 passengers and nine crew members landed safely.

  • NM Consortium garners high-level support

    Senator Tom Udall was greeted by a chorus of “Happy Birthday” last Friday. Udall was one of several dignitaries attending the groundbreaking ceremony for the New Mexico Consortium's (NMC) biology research center.

    The consortium first approached the Los Alamos County Council for support in June, 2010. Council approved $1.5 million for laboratory infrastructure and equipment. That grant facilitated NMC’s recruitment of Dr. Richard Sayre, a leading researcher in algae and plant cell metabolism. Sayre joined the consortium last October.

  • Private Rocket Blasts Off

    A commercial rocket has blasted off with a load of supplies for the International Space Station. The SpaceX company's Falcon 9 rocket took flight at 3:44 a.m.

  • Private Rocket Blasts Off

    A commercial rocket has blasted off with a load of supplies for the International Space Station. The SpaceX company's Falcon 9 rocket took flight at 3:44 a.m.

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  • Gov. Martinez kicks off week to honor heroes

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez will be kicking off a week of events to honor law enforcement officers, public employees and other heroes.

    Martinez will start Tuesday by presenting awards to recognize the actions of 10 people during last summer's Las Conchas fire, the largest in the state's recorded history.

    The governor will speak later in the week at the New Mexico Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony in Santa Fe, paying tribute to the 193 peace officers who have died in the line of duty.