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  • Update 06-27-12

    Parents wanted

    Los Alamos Public Schools is looking for parents to try out potential new versions of their websites. Parents new to the community and parents of current elementary, middle and high schoolers are needed.  Email Colin MacArthur at c.macarthur@laschools.net or call 629-0776 to schedule a time to help.

    P & Z

    The Planning and Zoning Commission will meet at 5:30 p.m. today in council chambers.

    Movie series

    The White Rock Family Friendly Film Series will present the documentary “Born to be Wild” at 7 p.m. Thursday at the White Rock Town Hall.

    Pool closure

  • LAGRI resolution fails

    At Tuesday night’s county council meeting, members of the Los Alamos Governmental Review Initiative (LAGRI) made an effort to prevent sections of charter amendments concerning initiative, referendum and charter amendments from going to a vote in November.

    LAGRI has contended that the ballot questions, which each include several related ordinances, are logrolling. It is also circulating petitions to have six of those ordinances removed from the ballot.

    Council Chair Sharon Stover asked Charles Rennick, legal counsel for the CRC, to address the issue of logrolling and how the petitions could affect the November ballot.

  • TV show 'Longmire' to shoot in LA today, Thursday

    This week, Los Alamos residents will see those familiar yellow and black signs guiding film talent and production crews through town to base camps and film sites within the county.  

    These signs will post the letters “LM”—for Longmire, The hour-long drama series from Warner Horizon Television which began filming in March of this year in Santa Fe, Las Vegas and the surrounding areas.   Filming began today through Thursday at private homes in Los Alamos and at the Ski Hill.

  • Authorities investigating body found in Taos gorge

    TAOS, N.M. (AP) — The Taos County Sheriff's Office is investigating the discovery of a body in the Rio Grande Gorge near Taos.

    The Taos News reports authorities hadn't yet recovered the body Tuesday.

    Undersheriff Ed Romero says authorities are still looking into whether the incident was a suicide.

    Romero says tourists found a bag on a viewing platform on the Rio Grande Gorge bridge on Sunday that contained a passport, wallet, rental car keys and various electronics including an iPhone.

  • 'Unreal': Residents tour Colo. blaze devastation--Video Extras

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Melted bowling balls in the front yard were among the strange sights that met C.J. Moore upon her return Sunday to her two-story home, now reduced to ashes by the worst wildfire in Colorado history.

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  • Two-vehicle accident closes Truck Route

    The Truck Route was closed for more than two hours Tuesday following a two-vehicle accident.
    A Los Alamos County trash truck heading east and a car heading west crashed around 1:30 p.m., LAPD captain Randy Foster said.
    Foster said the driver of the car sustained injuries as a result of the crash. Foster said Tuesday night that dispatch told him that the driver sustained minor injuries and was going to be OK even though fire fighter had to cut the door off the car to get him out. The truck driver received only minor injuries.
    The driver of the car was transported to the Los Alamos Medical Center.