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Local News

  • Call to fill local probate judge vacancy nets three takers

  • CORRECTION: Open enrollment for health plans

    Open enrollment has arrived for health plans in Los Alamos. It’s never easy, but it may be even worse this year.

    LANL's open enrollment period begins next week and lasts through Nov. 20. (Editor's note: This corrects a statement in an earlier version of this story that the enrollment period for retirees was next week.)  For many retirees, that calls for an extra reality check from experts who know the ins and outs of a system that is growing more complicated every year.

  • Martz named Perry Fellow at Stanford

    A key member of the brain trust of Los Alamos National Laboratory has gone back to school.  

    Joe Martz has been named the inaugural William J. Perry Fellow in International Security at Stanford University. The university established the fellowship in 2007 in honor of William Perry, defense secretary in the Clinton Administration and co-director of Stanford’s Center for International Security and Cooperation along with former LANL Director Siegfried Hecker.

  • A different kind of love story

    This is a love story but not just about a couple. Rather, this happily-ever-after tale portrays two people, their family and true love for their hometown.

  • Small business matchmaking for LANL stimulus funds
  • Projects celebrate neighbors helping neighbors

    If you like to build things, work outdoors and want to make a difference in the lives of others, then you’re just the kind of volunteer the National Make A Difference Day wants. Three projects are being coordinated by the Community Programs Office and are part of the Lab’s 2010 “Growing Our Communities” employee-giving campaign.

  • Climate action calls for stricter limits on Co2

    Local residents concerned about climate issues are asked to gather at Ashley Pond on Saturday to form a giant human “350” as part of what is expected to be a major international event.

    The gathering is expected to be one of 4,000 or more rallies in 160 countries around the world. The movement, which has become a “viral” phenomenon on the Web is coordinated by an organization known as 350.org.

    The organization was founded by Bill McKibben, author, activist and educator on behalf of global solutions to the climate crisis.

  • District considers new home

    Longstanding issues surrounding the Trinity Development Project are now precipitating at Los Alamos Public Schools.

    School board members Thursday evening approved funding to commission a design concept of what a space for the district offices would look like at the Pueblo Complex on Diamond Drive.

    The district must move from its current location at 751 Trinity Dr., by the end of May.

  • Schools get help from Earn and Learn program

    As budgets tighten, schools are looking for every opportunity to raise funds to offset costs. One such opportunity recently mentioned in the Los Alamos Monitor was the funds generated by the Smith’s Food and Drug Earn and Learn program.

  • Extras needed in Los Alamos

    There will be an open casting call for extras for the movie “Let Me In,” from 1:30-4:30 p.m. Monday at the First Natonal Bank of Santa Fe, 1910 Trinity Drive.

    “Let Me In,” starring Kodi Smit-McPhee from “The Road” and Chole Moritz from “The Eye,” will be shooting in Los Alamos in December and will be directed by Matt Reeves who directed “Cloverfield.” The production is looking for middle school and high school students and adults.