Local News

  • Siting committee meeting attendance down

    Things are coming down to the wire for the Municipal Building Siting Citizens’ Selection Committee.

    Committee members are working feverishly in an effort to be able to provide council with their recommendations for a new municipal building site by Sept. 30.

    On Thursday, the committee will not only hold their regularly scheduled meeting, but they will also host a meet and greet session from 5:30 to 6 p.m. in council chambers.

  • Breaking News: Governor proposes budget balancing plan that avoids lay-offs and furloughs

    Gov. Bill Richardson today presented a budget-balancing plan to legislative leaders that addresses a $441 million revenue shortfall for this fiscal year, while keeping education spending intact.

    “As promised, my plan closes the budget gap in a fiscally responsible way, without cutting education or increasing taxes,” Richardson said. “This plan, which is based on current revenue projections, is meant to start the discussion to resolve this deficit. I look forward to hearing additional ideas that legislative leaders may have.”


  • Former Art Center Board chair sentenced for unruly behavior

  • Rattler sightings on the rise in Barranca Mesa area

    LOS ALAMOS - There are many things one can look forward to in the summer: Cookouts, ice-cold lemonade on a hot day and the Los Alamos Summer Concert Series, to name a few.

    Another item can be added to the list for residents in Los Alamos this year: snake sightings.

    Brett and Beth Kniss know all too well what can happen when a family pet encounters a snake. The couple’s Dachshund fell victim to snake bites twice. The incidents happened within days of each other, while the Dachshund was in his own backyard.

  • School officials monitor LAMS flu situation

    School administrators are keeping a watchful eye on the increasing number of students being sent home from Los Alamos Middle School  during the last three days due to illness.

    “The school nurse sent three students home with flu-like symptoms on Wednesday, six more children Thursday and nine students today,” said Los Alamos Public Schools Business Manager John Wolfe during a telephone interview late Friday. “We also had 30 students stay home from school today and we’re in the process of determining the nature of their illnesses.” 

  • Student absences spike at LAMS

    School officials continue to keep a watchful eye on the increasing number of students being sent home from Los Alamos Middle School with flu-like symptoms.

    Monday the school received 75 additional calls to its absence line.

  • Breaking News: School officials issue statement on LAMS flu outbreak

    The following is a statement issued Monday from Los Alamos Public Schools regarding the flu situation at Los Alamos Middle School:

    The number of students at the middle school, exhibiting flu like symptoms, increased from three last Wednesday to 99 at the start of this Monday’s school day.

    It is important for the parents and community to know that Los Alamos school administrators and nurses are closely monitoring this trend.

  • Student absences expected to spread across district

    Student absences at Los Alamos Middle School have multiplied daily since Wednesday and the trend is expected to spread throughout the district.

  • Condolences pour in following the death of Los Alamos scientist Louis Rosen

    Upon learning of the death of Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist Louis Rosen, former Sen. Pete Domenici called into KRSN AM 1490 Monday.

    “First, my sympathies to all of his wonderful relatives that succeeded him, he spoke often of them and of course before his dear wife died he spoke of her often,” Domenici said.

  • Personality Profile: Kimber’s Photography is new and winning awards

    Wife, mother, real estate agent, avid traveler and award-winning photographer, Kimber Wallwork-Heineman is loving life. She has a new husband and just launched her latest creative venture, Kimber’s Photography in White Rock.