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  • New Mexicans urged to honor fallen vets

    SANTA FE — Gov. Bill Richardson Wednesday issued a challenge to New Mexicans to get behind a “National Call for Photos,” a project to collect photos of all names listed on the National Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Wall in Washington D.C.

  • Bidding Max Baker farewell

  • N.M. drops out of DWI top 10

    SANTA FE —  New Mexico, which once had the worst DWI problem in the nation, is now out of the top-10 in all three national rankings. The state has dropped out of the top-10 ranking for DWI fatalities, according to statistics released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

    According to the report, New Mexico dropped to 11th in the nation for the number of DWI fatalities per 100,000 population in 2008.  

    New Mexico was ranked ninth in the nation for DWI fatalities in both 2006 and 2007.  

  • Governor proposes budget balancing plan

  • Observatory on Valles Caldera to play major role in climate research

    The looming 100-foot instrumentation tower nestled among the pines in the southwest corner of the Valles Caldera National Preserve may help scientists answer some of the most important questions of our age. Data from this tower will be used to foretell how climate change might affect Earth’s life processes. Predicting these impacts has been a vexing problem because there is no precedent for a warming Earth with extensive human habitation.

  • GOP targets more dynamic speakers

    As part of its goals this year, the newly elected board of directors of the Los Alamos Republican Party had two speakers headline its monthly meeting Thursday.

    UNM-LA Advisory Board Chair Marie Chiravalle and Republican candidate Brian Moore of Clayton who is running for lieutenant governor were the guest speakers.

    Moore and his wife Linda mingled with the crowd gathered at the Hilltop House Hotel. The couple met in Nederland, Colo. She worked for Johnson Sausage Company and was conducting an in-store brat fry at a large grocery where he worked.

  • Senate approves spending bill

    The Senate gave final approval to the 2010 Energy and Water Appropriation Bill, which contains funding for Los Alamos National Laboratory. The bill now goes to the White House to be signed.

    Senators Jeff Bingaman and Tom Udall, both New Mexico Democrats, voted with the majority. In a joint announcement Thursday, they called special attention to funds for New Mexico’s two national laboratories, the Waste Isolation Pilot Project and a variety of key water-related projects.  

  • Unexploded ordnance rendered safe

    The Los Alamos County Bomb Team rendered safe a military ordnance discovered yesterday morning at Royal Crest in an empty mobile home on East Jemez Road.

    Bomb expert Sgt. Fred Rascon described the situation during an interview Wednesday afternoon.

  • TODAY'S NEWS: Bringing solar thermal out of the shadows

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  • Coming out of the shadows

    Two more allotments of what is mainly stimulus funding have been made available to Los Alamos National Laboratory in recent days.

    Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced that up to  $87 million with $50 million of that from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, would be available nationally. He made the announcement last week on opening day of the  annual Solar Decathlon competition sponsored by the Department of Energy on the National Mall.