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  • Man faces 19 felony counts

    A man was arrested Wednesday on a multitude of narcotics-related charges following a successful collaboration between Los Alamos police detectives and agents from the Drug Enforcement Agency and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

  • Breaking News Breaking News: Extreme fire conditions elicit a forest service warning

    Fire officials for the Carson National Forest are warning the general public to be extremely careful for the next several days with any device that might start a fire. 

    The short term weather pattern has entered into a “super Hanes index,” which means the extremely high temperatures coupled with the very low humidity will create a dangerous situation where even the greenest of vegetation will burn. 

    The weather situation is both a rare and dangerous one.

  • Breaking News Breaking News: Council hires new county attorney

    After recessing into closed session this afternoon, County Council reconvened to approve the hiring of a new county attorney to replace Mary McInerny who retires next month.

    In a 5-1 vote, council hired Randy Autio who currently serves as assistant city attorney in Albuquerque.

    Read the full story in Sunday's Los Alamos Monitor.

  • Teen Center initiative in motion

    Members of the public and the Los Alamos Juvenile Justice Advisory Board (JJAB) met in the Airport Basin Training Room on May 19 to focus on a Community Multi-Purpose Teen Center initiative.

    JJAB Chair Alan Kirk introduced the initiative with an assurance that building a multi-purpose teen center facility will demand patience and community support.

  • Denish airs critical TV ad

    SANTA FE — Democratic gubernatorial nominee Diane Denish went on the attack Thursday with a television ad criticizing GOP candidate Susana Martinez’s record as a prosecutor.

    Denish’s ad came quickly after Tuesday’s primary election and signaled that New Mexicans will see a hard-hitting campaign in the race for governor.

    Martinez has been the district attorney in the 3rd Judicial District, which covers Dona Ana County, since 1997.

  • Caravans fuel pot boom

    HELENA, Mont. — As Bob Marley music wailed in the next room, the makeshift clinic hummed along like an assembly line: Patients went in to see a doctor, paid $150 and walked out with a recommendation that they be allowed to buy and smoke medical marijuana.

    So it went, all day, at a hotel just blocks from the state Capitol that was the latest stop of the so-called cannabis caravan, a band of doctors and medical marijuana advocates roaming Montana that has helped thousands of patients apply for medical marijuana cards from the state.

  • Council hires new attorney

    After recessing into closed session Friday afternoon, six members of the Los Alamos County Council reconvened to approve the hiring of a new county attorney to replace Mary McInerny who retires next month.

    In a 5-1 vote, council hired Randy Autio who currently serves as assistant city attorney in Albuquerque.

    Councilor Vincent Chiravalle served on the selection committee and voted against the hire Friday saying that while Autio is well qualified for the position, he felt that the salary of $139, 320 being offered was too high.

  • N.M. 502 work delayed

    Unexpected delays will postpone pumping concrete for the pedestrian bridge on the Canyon Rim Trail south of the Los Alamos Airport.

    The work originally scheduled for Saturday will now take place on Tuesday. The operation will require traffic control on N.M. 502, also known as East Road.

  • Cause of death pending

    The cause and manner of death of Los Alamos Jeanne Lang, whose body was discovered in her Trinity Drive condominium last week, is pending toxicology results.

    The Office of the Medical Investigator said this morning those results will take approximately six weeks.

  • Triay given key to county

    Los Alamos County Council Chair Mike Wismer presented the key to the county to Dr. Inés Triay this morning in Council Chambers.

    The key was presented to Triay in appreciation for her assistance to Los Alamos.

    “Dr. Triay is a friend to the county and to the State of New Mexico and she ensures that protection of human health and the environment are first and foremost in every decision,” Wismer said in presenting her the key.