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  • News Alert: Atomic City Transit launches new route

    Atomic City Transit adds an additional route Monday.

    The new Eastern Area / Main Hill Route (Route 2) will service Downtown, Eastern Area, East Gate Area and White Rock.

    The route travels from the Transit Center through Downtown on Trinity Drive and heads east on NM502, making stops throughout Downtown, along East Drive, near the new Airport Basin Site and near East Gate Park.

  • WINTER WEATHER UPDATE: Storm Warning remains in effect through early Thursday

    The National Weather Service issued the following advisory Wednesday morning:

    A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST THURSDAY...

    A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST THURSDAY.

  • 03-10-10 Update

    Farmer’s Market

      The Los Alamos Farmer’s Market will be held from 8 a.m.-noon Thursday in Fuller Lodge. The MainStreet and Juvenile Justice Advisory Board event will have a variety of items available including; eggs, jams, buffalo meat, pasta, cheeses, oyster mushrooms, organic fruits and more.

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    Spring fashion show

      Uli’s Cottaintails will present a spring fashion show at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Mari Mac Center Mall, located at 800 Trinity Drive. RSVP to 662-4558.

  • Governor signs bill for conservation easements

    SANTA FE — A new law will allow the state to acquire conservation easements from farmers, ranchers and other landowners to ensure that the property is not developed.

    Gov. Bill Richardson on Monday signed legislation into law that supporters say can help protect land in New Mexico, improve wildlife habitat and provide for open space for communities or recreation.

  • LAMS cafeteria in need of funds

    School cafeterias always seem to invoke images of mashed potatoes being dished up with ice cream scoopers and kitchen staff wearing hair nets but during the regular Los Alamos Public School board meeting Tuesday night, the Los Alamos Middle School cafeteria was creating a far different vision.  

    The image of a cash-strapped department was what board members received.

    Having previously asked for $10,000 to cover expenses for the cafeteria, which has the only functional kitchen in the district, Business Manager John Wolfe said an additional $25,000 was needed.

  • Light on the landfill

    There is an art to saving metal from old buildings and there are unexpected benefits from recycling that can be felt at a distance.

    In a $212 million project, Los Alamos National Laboratory has pulled 136 tons of recyclable metal out of the wreckage.

    It comes from copper piping and the wiring in bus work for electrical substations. It comes from the metal in rebar.

  • LAFD ramps up EMS capabilities

    Eight recent graduates bring the total pool of certified paramedics at Los Alamos Fire Department to 23 – the largest in its history. The department anticipates another four firefighters will complete the intensive six-month program providing the community with 27 paramedics by year’s end.

    Assistant Fire Chief/Fire Marshal Mike Thompson explained that the time commitment and sacrifices to make this happen are significant for both the department and the firefighters.

  • DOE seeks volunteers to serve on waste cleanup panel

    LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy is seeking volunteers to help advise it on radioactive waste cleanup at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

    The agency says it needs people to serve on the Northern New Mexico Citizens' Advisory Board, which makes recommendations to the DOE over such things as waste management, stabilizing waste dump sites and future land use.

    Its members serve two-year terms.

    The board's vice chairman, Robert Gallegos, estimates working on the board takes up 10 to 20 hours a month.

  • WEATHER ALERT Chance of a winter storm Tuesday night

    The National Weather Service Forecast Office in Albuquerque reports a winter storm potential for Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning.

  • 03-09-10 Update

    Police Beat

      Wheels sprayed with blue paint, credit card theft and harassing phone calls top this week’s Police Beat. Read the full report on Page 3.

    LAFRW meeting Thursday

      The LAFRW March meeting will be held at

    7 p.m. Thursday at the home of Cathy Walters, 4112 Ridgeway Drive.