Local News

  • County Briefs -- updated with more items

    Renovations begin at 37th Street Play Lot


    The 37th Street Play Lot near Villa Street is closed for the next two weeks so that the County’s contractor, LA Landscaping & More, can make renovations to the park. Renovations include:

    • Remove the sand safety zone material in the designated play areas and replace with engineered wood fiber, bringing the safety/fall zone into compliance

         • Add a merry-go-round with fall/safety zone material and borders (similar to the one at Community Park or North Mesa Park)

    • Replace the asphalt entry walk with concrete and an approach that is not as steep as the current design

    •Add three picnic tables and  two benches

  • Victim Identified in Fla. Face-chewing Attack

    It is being called one of Miami's goriest crimes: A naked man was on top of another nude man along a busy highway, biting into the man's face, tearing it to pieces.

  • Raw Video: Hail Storm Batters Oklahoma City

    Severe thunderstorms left hail as large as four inches in Oklahoma City overnight, severely damaging homes and cars.

  • Today in History for May 30th
  • Romney Clinches Nomination with Texas Win--Video Extra

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney clinched the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday with a win in the Texas primary, a triumph of endurance for a candidate who came up short four years ago and had to fight hard this year as voters flirted with a carousel of GOP rivals.

    According to the Associated Press count, Romney surpassed the 1,144 delegates needed to win the nomination by winning at least 88 delegates in the Texas primary.

  • Moving on up


  • Thank you letters 5-29-12

    Recently I had the privilege of organizing Piñon Elementary School’s Teacher and Staff Appreciation Luncheon. In so doing, I learned how many people employed at Piñon and the Los Alamos Public School District work in concert to provide a good educational experience for the children. 

  • Keeping kids safe this summer

        Hooray summer!

    I hope today finds you all in your pajamas a little later than usual or sleeping in just a bit. After all, it is summer.

    This week, I’d like to address the issue of safety. That’s right, safety first!

  • Be There 5-29-12


    GeekOut Game night from 5:30-8:030 p.m. at Mesa Public Library. Bring your own games or play theirs. Bring a friend or meet new ones.



  • Police Beat 5-29-12

    Police Beat items are compiled from public information contained in Los Alamos Police Department Records. Charges or citations listed in Police Beat do not imply innocence or guilt. The Los Alamos Police Department uses the term “arrest” to define anyone who has been physically arrested, served a court summons, or issued a citation.


    May 17