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  • On the road to Copenhagen

    For many people concerned about the fate of the planet, going where the action is means one place right now.

    A graduate of Los Alamos High School in 2005 and now a graduate student at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md., Marielle Remillard is about to join a group of her peers from across the country in a visit to Denmark in December.

    It’s already forced her into new territory.

    “On Friday, I did something I’ve never done before,” she wrote in a blog recently. “I attended a meeting at my senator’s office.”

  • News Alert - GAO says Caldera Trust is falling behind

  • Heller steps down as LACA artistic director

    She doesn’t need any more laurels. She has been gathering wreathes full of honors and ovations for nearly 50 years.

    As a performer, piano teacher, founder and mainstay of multiple Los Alamos cultural institutions, Rosalie Heller is giving up one of her most influential roles.

  • On the shoulders of giants

    Los Alamos has had many days of commemoration for fallen patriots and veterans of foreign wars, but Friday the community celebrated a day of remembrance dedicated to its own workers.

    Nuclear workers were praised and their stories were retold. Some called them giants.

  • Curb appeal

    The downtown area is the most visible indicator of a community’s economic and social health and often the first place people think of or want to see when visiting a community.

    It can either be an asset or a liability in efforts to recruit new residents, businesses, industry and tourism to the community, said Chamber Services Coordinator Katy Korkos.

  • Thespian club knocks ‘em dead

    A group of people show up at a comedy club, eager to compete in a contest and win some cash at the game’s conclusion. The only problem is the club owner winds up dead. So who did the foul deed? In the Los Alamos High School Olions Thespian Club’s newest show, “Knock Em’ Dead,” you get to decide.

    The audience plays a vital role in this play by Tom Oldendick. They can ask questions of the actors and their decision about who is the murderer will determine how the play ends.

  • State approves clean-up for closed mines

    The Mining and Minerals Division approved reclamation plans for two closed uranium mines in the Grants Mineral Belt.  They are Section 27 Mine, once operated by the United Nuclear Corporation of Gallup and JJ No. 1/L-Bar Mine, once operated by Sohio Western Mining Company, now under the responsibility of Rio Tinto Energy of America, of Salt Lake City. Both mines have also provided financial assurance to the state for the cost of the reclamation. Mines are required to conduct reclamation under the New Mexico Mining Act.

  • 11-1 Update

    Open enrollment reminder

      The LANS Benefits Office has provided additional copies of information

    presented at the Open Enrollment meeting for Lab retirees in mid-October.  Copies are available at the Betty Ehart Senior Center in Los Alamos and at the White Rock Senior Center. It should be noted that the premium for retirees in the Dental Insurance Plan is unchanged (no cost). The Open Enrollment period began Monday and will end on Nov.20.

    A day of

    rememberance

  • NEWS ALERT: LANL project manager selected for governor's public service award.

    Read more in Friday's Monitor

  • Candidate briefs local GOP leaders

    Four-term legislator Rep. Janice Arnold-Jones, R-Bernalillo, is running for governor and her platform centers on ethics, education, infrastructure and service.