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  • Homestead Tour Fills a Gap

    Many may see the Los Alamos Homestead Tour as a boost to create tourism or way to enrich the history of the county. For the descendants of the homesteaders, the tour strikes a much deeper and more personal note.

    “No area is made up of just one people. There are all types of stories,” said Joe Gutierrez, founder and former president of the Pajarito Plateau Homesteaders Association (PPHA). Gutierrez was invited to join the Fuller Lodge Historic Districts Advisory Board and serve on the Homestead Tour subcommittee when the project began. He served as liaison to the homesteader descendants.

  • Agnew recounts lab's early days

    During a Director’s Classified Colloquium May 10, former Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory Director Harold Agnew spent more than two hours recalling his history with Los Alamos from the very beginnings of the Manhattan Project, through his nine-year directorship that ended in 1979.

    He displayed a remarkable ability to remember names, rattling off whole lists of people who worked on projects with him more than 60 years ago.

    Agnew spoke of practical jokes and Washington hijinks that drew laughter throughout the talk, that was formatted as discussion with laboratory historian Alan Carr and Glen McDuff of Surety Systems Engineering (W-16).

  • Today in History for May 15th
  • 49 Headless Bodies Dumped on Mexico Highway

    Forty-nine decapitated bodies were found Sunday dumped on a highway connecting northern Mexico with the U.S. border. The incident appears to be the latest salvo in an escalating war between Mexico's two dominant drug cartels.

  • Today in History for May 14th
  • VIDEO: Today in History for May 13th
  • CRC's position on sheriff

    By John Hopkins


    There is interest today in the role of the sheriff in our community.  In this piece I would like to clarify the recommendation of the Charter Review Committee (CRC) regarding the Charter language as it pertains to the office of the sheriff.

  • Senior makes LAHS proud

    Education: Andrew Zhao reflects on being named a Presidential Scholar

    By: Whitney Jones

    Los Alamos’s Andrew Zhao was named in the 48th class of Presidential Scholars this week.

  • Leadership Los Alamos grads celebrate
  • Doris Wilhelm


    Doris Jean Wilhelm was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., passed away May 10 in Albuquerque. Doris was a long time resident of White Rock and worked for many years as an administrative clerk for the Los Alamos National Laboratories. She is preceded in death by her husband Richard Wilhelm and sister Jane Florence King.