Local News

  • Supporting the summer concerts

    Members of the community turned out at the Best Western Hilltop House Friday night to support this years’ Los Alamos Summer Concert Series. Participants sampled hors d’oeuvres, bidded on items in a silent auction and listened to the Red Elvises perform.

  • Update 3-6-11

    PEEC offers new class

    “Exploring the World - Travel journals, artist journals and nature journals” workshop is set for 5:30-7:30 p.m. March 10, 17 and 24 at the Pajarito Environmental Education Center.


    UNM-LA Board

    The UNM-LA Advisory Board will hold its regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the UNM-LA Lecture Hall. The new Advisory Board members will be sworn in.   

    School Board meeting

  • LA physician aims to change business model

    Fleeing Hungary with their 4-month-old daughter and 18-month-old son in their arms, Los Alamos pediatrician Tom Csanadi’s parents escaped the 1956 historic uprising and made their way to the United States.

    An estimated 30,000 people died in that spontaneous nationwide revolt against the government of the People’s Republic of Hungary and its Soviet-imposed policies.

  • Obama appeals for budget deal

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says he’s willing to make deeper spending cuts if Congress can compromise on a budget deal that would end the threat of a government shutdown.

  • Then and now: 50 years of the Peace Corps

    Maddy Tiee and her husband Paul Levy of Los Alamos don’t have what many would consider a typical job. 

    He doesn’t wear neckties, and she doesn’t sit in a cubicle hands poised on a keyboard.

  • Former Rep. Heather Wilson seeking US Senate seat

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Former Republican Rep. Heather Wilson says she will run for New Mexico's open U.S. Senate seat.

    Wilson announced her decision to seek the seat now held by Democratic Sen. Jeff Bingaman at an Albuquerque warehouse packed with supporters on Monday afternoon. Bingaman said last month he won't seek re-election in 2012.

    Wilson says she's running for the Senate because she's deeply concerned about the country's future.

  • NM House approves halting immigrant licenses

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The House approved a proposal on Friday to stop New Mexico from granting driver's licenses to illegal immigrants.

    The 42-28 vote by the House represented a victory for Gov. Susana Martinez and a mostly Republican coalition in reviving legislation that had been bottled up by the Democratic-controlled House.

    The bill goes to the Senate, where it faces difficulty. Senators rejected proposals last month to end the licensing policy implemented when Democrat Bill Richardson was governor.

  • Lengthy Load

    Several workers help a truck driver maneuver this extremely long telephone pole though the intersection at Diamond Drive and Canyon Road as it turned into the UNM-Los Alamos parking lot Monday afternoon.

  • Call for more public input in Public Regulation work

    SANTA FE – A bill that would promote more citizen involvement in Public Regulation Commission (PRC) decisions passed the House Health and Government Affairs Committee today.  HB 488cs, sponsored by Rep. Eleanor Chavez (D-Albuquerque) cleared the committee with a vote of 4 to 3.

  • PRC names new chief of staff

    SANTA FE – The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission has named Johnny Montoya its chief of staff.
    Montoya, 45, has served as interim chief of staff since Michael Rivera’s departure on Feb. 4.
    Montoya will earn $90,000 as the agency’s top non-elected administrator. His predecessor earned $130,000 until January 2011 when the COS salary was pared by $20,000.