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  • Clinton stumps for Denish

    ESPANOLA — A line of people slowly began to snake its way along Hill Street near the Plaza de Española Thursday afternoon, hours in advance of President Bill Clinton’s appearance at the Diane Denish/Brian Colón rally. Though 5,000 tickets were distributed, 3,000-4,000 people showed up to the event.

  • Council candidates tackle local economic issues

    Economic issues were the focus for Los Alamos County Council candidates as they shared their ideas and thoughts during a forum Thursday night at the Los Alamos Research Park.

    Debbie Gill, Geoff Rodgers, Ken Johnson, Jim Hall, Fran Berting and Ron Selvage attended the forum, which the Los Alamos Monitor and the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce sponsored. Candidate, Betty Ann Gunther was unable to attend.

    The questions, which the public submitted, ranged from how to use the county’s reserves to how the county could be friendlier to businesses.

  • School rises from ashes

    Students asre preparing to enter Quemazon Montessori for the first time since an out of control minivan careened into its front wall and exploded into flames seven months ago.
    No one was injured when the school, nestled among the pines at 4600 Esperanza in Quemazon, burned to its frame March 25.
    “The building is finished and right now we’re moving in furniture and a lot of landscaping is going on,” owner Tammie Tucker said. “We are so excited to be back and I do want to thank the community for being so supportive.”

  • Update 10-15-10

    Candidate picnic
    The Democratic Party of Los County is sponsoring a Meet the Candidate Picnic from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Urban Park. Everyone is welcome. Food and drinks will be provided.
     
    Applications being accepted
    Los Alamos County is currently accepting applications for the
    following boards or commissions:
    •Parks and Recreation Board,
    •Lodger’s Tax Advisory Board (lodging industry representative),
    •Fuller Lodge Historic Districts Advisory Board, and

  • Tea partiers a factor in Congressional races

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Doubters who thought the tea party would fade away can forget it. More than 70 of its favored candidates are on Nov. 2 ballots, and nearly three dozen are locked in competitive House races, according to a state-by-state analysis by The Associated Press.

  • Iran will be ready to resume nuclear talks soon

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said on Friday that Tehran was ready to resume talks about its nuclear program with the international community within a matter of weeks.

    "From our point of view October or November is a good time for the re-establishment of negotiations," Mottaki said.

  • Soldier says he was ordered to delete Fort Hood videos

    FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — A soldier who recorded the terror of last year's deadly shooting rampage in Fort Hood using his cell phone was ordered by an officer to delete both videos, a military court heard Friday.

  • Fault in line leaves residents in the dark

    A fault in an underground power line near the Community Building resulted in 4,150 utility customers to losing electricity Wednesday morning.

  • Transportation board to discuss policy

    If looking at a big project or a study and having a policy that sets goals to work within is beneficial, it is also something Los Alamos County has lacked. Tonight, during the transportation board meeting, work will be done to reverse that situation.
    The board will meet from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Pajarito Cliff Site Building 1 conference room to hammer out a resolution to establish a policy for design of streets and right-of-ways in Los Alamos County. The resolution willl then go to county council on Nov. 9 for consideration.

  • Update 10-14-10

    Correction

    The story, “Fuller Lodge gets a new roof” published Tuesday had some misinformation. The last time Fuller Lodge got a new roof was 10 years ago and the total cost for the project is $292,435.  It should also be noted that the historical archives are located in Fuller Lodge but the county’s records are temporarily located at Pajarito Cliffs.   

    Applications being accepted

    Los Alamos County is currently accepting applications for the
    following Boards or Commissions: