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  • Music, dance fulfill “Renaissance” man’s life

    It’s amazing what a pair of dancing shoes can do. For Bruce Dropesky, the shoes allowed him to meet his wife of 56 years, Beatrice, during a dance in San Antonio, Texas. He also introduced his children, Elaine Hausman and Phillip Dropesky, to dance.

    Hausman said her father loved to dance because of the “intellectual challenge as well as the physical (challenge) and you got to hold a lovely lady in your arms, which is probably the best part.”

  • New ways to prevent crime

    Because police cannot be on every corner in the community, the Los Alamos Police Department has partnered with Crime Reports, creators of the National Crime Map, to help residents provide additional eyes and ears in the fight against crime.

    It’s natural to wonder what’s going on when police flashing lights are spotted in a neighborhood and to know how safe a neighborhood really is.

  • Regulators impose $960,000 fine

    A simmering disagreement between Los Alamos National Laboratory and its state environmental regulator erupted Thursday.

    The dispute has boiled over because of issues related to protecting Santa Fe’s drinking water from the risk of laboratory pollution upstream.

  • Jemez Pueblo gains funds for geothermal exploration

  • Holiday travelers wait longer to book flights

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Holiday travelers waited a little longer to book their flights this year, likely holding out for better deals and waiting to see if they would still have a job. And some aren't going at all.

    Travelocity reports that the average advance purchase fell to 55 days for Thanksgiving travel this year. That's 2.6 days later than last year's average.

  • New Mexico News Roundup

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    ARTIFACTS LOOTING

    SALT LAKE CITY — Trials should be scheduled early next year for nearly two dozen defendants in a major artifacts looting and trafficking case in the Four Corners area, a U.S. Magistrate Samuel Alba told a roomful of defense attorneys Monday.

    WHITE PEAK

  • Outpouring of condolences for Collins family

    A public memorial service for Logan Collins is set for 2 p.m. Monday at the Los Alamos Middle School Gymnasium, followed by a public reception in the LAMS cafeteria.

    Collins, 12, sustained severe head injuries from being struck by a vehicle after exiting an Atomic City Transit bus Wednesday evening on San Ildefonso Road at Hawk Drive.

    The seventh grader was on his way to basketball practice at LAMS gymnasium when the accident occurred.

  • A trip down memory lane: Thanksgiving 1943

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  • Logan Collins Memorial update

    The memorial for Logan Collins who died Wednesday takes place at 2 p.m. Monday in the Los Alamos Middle School Gymnasium.

    Students will be let out at noon Monday to go home. They may return to attend the memorial so long as they are accompanied by an adult.

    One adult may accompany several students.

    Students without adult supervision will not be allowed into the gymnasium.

     

  • Local boy dies from injuries sustained in accident

    A spokesperson for University of New Mexico Hospital officially confirmed late Thursday afternoon that Los Alamos Middle School student Logan Collins has died.

    Collins, 12, sustained severe head injuries from being struck by a vehicle after exiting an Atomic City Transit bus Wednesday evening on San Ildefonso Road at Hawk Drive.

    The seventh grader was on his way to basketball practice at LAMS gymnasium when the accident occurred.