Local News

  • More traffic delays on N.M. 4

    While repairs to a water leak on N.M. 4 were being conducted last week, crews with the Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities discovered a second leak slightly farther south.

    Crews have planned emergency repairs for this leak while the Los Alamos Public Schools are on spring break.

    A small section of the northbound lane on N.M. 4 south of East Jemez Road or the “truck route” will be closed at

    7:30 a.m.

  • Thursday marks Tax Freedom Day

    WASHINGTON, DC — Tax Freedom Day — the date on which Americans will have worked long enough to have earned enough money to pay this year’s tax obligations at the federal, state and local levels — will fall on Thursday for residents of New Mexico.

    That’s 91 days into 2010. The date for all Americans is April 9, the 99th day of the year.

    This year’s national Tax Freedom Day is one day later than in 2009, but more than two weeks earlier than in 2007.

  • Atom smasher sets record

    GENEVA — The world’s largest atom smasher conducted its first experiments at conditions nearing those after the Big Bang, breaking its own record for high-energy collisions with proton beams crashing into each other Tuesday at three times more force than ever before.

  • Seeking continuous improvement

    Twenty-three certified paramedics within a force of 150 firefighters may seem like overkill to some but that’s not so, says the Los Alamos Fire Department.

    “Our mission is to preserve lives and protect property and the environment and it’s our honor to do so,” EMS Battalion Chief Justin Grider said. “We want to consistently provide the finest level of service possible. We all live here, too and we want what’s best for our community and Los Alamos National Laboratory as well as for us and our families.”

  • News Alert: Investor and entrepreneur visiting Los Alamos for Open Coffee

  • News Alert: State Police Academy set for October

  • NMDOT prepares routes for Good Friday pilgrimage to Chimayo

    SANTA FE – New Mexico Transportation Secretary Gary Girón announced today that the Department’s maintenance and construction crews are preparing for safe walkin

  • Davis describes healthier formula

    If there ever was a good time in the life of resident Anthony (Tony) Davis to serve his community, he and his family and friends agree that time is now.

    Davis, 35, is single, a businessman and a Republican candidate for Los Alamos County Council. He started his own company in October in downtown Los Alamos. Tessive is a design company and soon to be producer of accessories for professional movie cameras.

  • 03-28-10 Update

    Los Alamos Gardeners

        Los Alamos Master Gardeners’ will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the White Rock Town Hall. Archeologists from Bandelier National Monument, Rory Gauthier and Jamie Civitello, will speak during the meeting about the Pueblo farming techniques and the historic gardeners in Frijoles Canyon.

    Enjoy the ski hill until Thursday

  • Head wants federal agency removed

    ALBUQUERQUE — New Mexico’s environmental secretary wants the National Nuclear Security Administration removed from environmental cleanup and surveillance programs at Los Alamos National Laboratory, saying the agency has had a “troubled history” in implementing a 2005 consent decree over cleanup.

    NNSA’s involvement “has compromised the pace and direction” of work that is crucial to protecting New Mexico’s water resources and its residents’ health, Ron Curry wrote Energy Secretary Steven Chu earlier this month.