Local News

  • Marguerite Elizabeth Doak Schreiber

    SCHREIBER – Marguerite Elizabeth Doak Schreiber died peacefully in Santa Fe on Feb. 20, 2008, at age 97. Born in Walla Walla, Wash., she was raised in McMinnville, Ore., and graduated there with a degree in French from Linfield College. She married Raemer Edgar Schreiber in 1933. In 1943, Marge, as she was known to most of her friends, accompanied Raemer to Los Alamos, where he participated in the Manhattan Project.

  • Domitila Peinado Flock

    FLOCK – Domitila Peinado Flock, age 94, passed away in Santa Fe on Feb. 26, 2008, quickly of natural causes.

  • LANL tapped for key role in complex transformation

    As part of the government’s efforts to minimize its nuclear footprint, Los Alamos National Laboratory is positioned to play a central role in the National Nuclear Security Administration’s proposed “Complex Transformation” plan.That plan was detailed by LANL Director Michael Anastasio and Joe Martz, a program director in the laboratory’s nuclear weapons program, during a Regional Community Leaders Breakfast Tuesday at the Cities of Gold Hotel Conference Center in Pojoaque. The quarterly breakfast, coordinated by LANL’s Comm

  • County Beat

    • • Monday – Library Board – 5:30 p.m., White Rock Branch Library, 133 Longview Drive. On the agenda: a discussion and adoption of the board statement in regards to the Skate Park, review and approval of the FY 2009 work plan.

  • Wielding the Sun Dagger

    When Anna Sofaer visited Los Alamos Feb. 21, her “Mystery of Chaco Canyon” film played to an overflow crowd in the Bradbury Science Museum.

  • Council to meet Tuesday

    Los Alamos County Council will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Council Chambers in the Community Building, 475 20th Stt. On the business agenda for council on Tuesday are a continued discussion and possible direction on the County’s long-range financial plan and mid-year budget revision requests. The budget revision requests are in two groups, with Group A including five revisions that are generally considered to be routine.

  • Keep your ride simple and get on the bus

    “Thank you for keeping the faith,” Councilor Robert Gibson said as he welcomed dozens of guests who have supported a transit system for Los Alamos County throughout the years to a celebratory buffet lunch on Friday.After decades of effort, the system is now a reality, with the official launch of Atomic City Transit Friday.Gibson acknowledged, thanked and congratulated all of the people who have devoted hours to bringing public transit to the county, including individuals, elected representatives, county employees and the New Mexico Department of Transp

  • Robert H. Kraichnan

    Kraichnan – Robert H. Kraichnan died Feb. 26, 2008, in Santa Fe, N.M. He was 80 years old. Kraichnan was considered the father of modern fluid turbulence theory, to which he made several basic contributions.

  • Dems choose delegates

    Los Alamos County Democrats gathered in White Rock’s town hall Thursday evening for the countywide pre-primary convention to choose delegates to the statewide convention March 15. Up for grabs were 22 delegate positions, allocated by precinct.

  • School board looks at 20-year plan

    School buildings throughout the district have been the subjects of detailed analysis of late.