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  • Pot pie fundraiser to benefit mission trip

    Vacation Bible School is not just for kids. In support of the Trinity on the Hill-sponsored house-building mission trips to Juaréz, Mexico (this will be their eighth consecutive year), the House of Hope women will have a pot pie “Pie in the Sky” fundraiser dinner from 5:30 – 7 p.m. Thursday in Kelly Hall. The menu will include chicken and vegetable pot pies, salad and ice cream. Tickets are $10 per adult and $5 per child. VBS and Rainbow Trail Day Camp kids eat free with a paying adult.

  • Ask Father John: 7/6/12

    Is there monasticism in the Orthodox Church? —  J.A.


    Part 1

  • Senate candidates make July 4 appearances
  • LA Monitor Night at Ashley Pond

    In the late 1970s, rock, pop and punk music changed. It was the post-punk and disco era. One rock subgenre that seemed to be popular was dubbed new wave. 

  • Council ponders broadband Tuesday

    The Community Broadband Project is nearing completion with the engineering design  90 percent complete and the design review finished. 

    The only thing lacking is a business plan.

    Information Technology (IT) Project Manager Estevan Gonzales will seek council’s advice on how to proceed with that Tuesday.

  • Cause of fire still unknown -- updated

    Los Alamos Fire Chief Troy Hughes was near the parking lot of the New Beginnings Fellowship Church when he looked into the distance.

    “That’s not good,” he said.

    Hughes was looking into the distance at the Jemez Mountains and the gathering storm clouds had generated two big bolts of lightning that went straight to the ground. But Hughes did not seem all that worried.

  • County eases fire restrictions

    Los Alamos County Fire Department has eased the fire restrictions as of noon Friday and will switch back to Stage 1.

    According to a release from the county, the relaxation of fire restrictions is based upon local weather improvement.

    •  Recent regular rainfall

    • The local (seven) day forecast that reflects the apparent onset of the monsoon season

    • Rising humidity values in the weather

    • Fuel condition improvements, including:

    • Reduction in Fire Danger Level, from Extreme to High

    • Reduction in Ignition Potential, from 100 percent to 70 percent

    • Increase in the Dead Fuel Moistures to double-digit levels.

  • Arrest in College Student Disappearance
  • Today in History for July 6th
  • Head banger lands in hoosegow

    A White Rock man – who was arrested Thursday morning for aggravated assault and battery - was transported to the hospital after he became combative in the police car that was taking him to jail.

    Los Alamos Police Officer David Boe said Andrew Ortega, 42, began bashing his head against the cage in the police car during transport. He said the transporting officer, Jordan Redmond, drove Ortega to Los Alamos Medical Center for treatment of his injuries.