.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Local News

  • New Mexico Press Women to hold state conference

    The New Mexico Press Women (NMPW), the states largest inclusive media organization since 1949, will hold its state conference April 11-12 at the Courtyard by Marriott at Journal Center, 5151 Journal Center Blvd. NE in Albuquerque.

    The annual event draws together professionals in journalism, broadcasting, public relations, advertising, photography, graphic arts, and writing from across the state for exciting workshops and its NMPW Communication Awards presentation and banquet.

  • In like a lion - White Rock buried under foot of snow

    A surprisingly heavy storm dropped eight to 12 inches of snow on White Rock overnight.

    "I live in White Rock and I had about a foot of snow at my house," Los Alamos Police Capt. Randy Foster said this morning. "We had a couple of minor accidents but fortunately county and state plow crews worked through the night clearing streets and roadways."

  • Lab asks for community support

    Get ready for transformation week: not the moment when everything changes in the nuclear weapons complex, but a critical week when sides line up and offer varying, and sometimes emotional, accounts about what should or should be done or not in the next decade.

  • Democratic forum: Congressional candidates hang hats on lab

    Among candidates for the Democratic nomination for the Third Congressional District, the hot topic at Wednesday's candidate forum sponsored by the Democratic Party of Los Alamos County was the current and future importance of Los Alamos National Laboratory.

  • WR hit hard by snowstorm

    A surprisingly heavy storm dropped eight to 12 inches of snow on White Rock overnight.“I live in White Rock and I had about a foot of snow at my house," Police Capt. Randy Foster said this morning. "We had a couple of minor accidents but fortunately county and state plow crews worked through the night clearing streets and roadways.”Meteorologist Scot Johnson of Los Alamos National Laboratory confirmed this morning that the storm measured between eight and 12 inches in White Rock.

  • LANL explains transformation plan, mission

    Get ready for transformation week: not the moment when everything changes in the nuclear weapons complex, but a critical week when sides line up and offer varying, and sometimes emotional, accounts about what should or should be done in the next decade.Los Alamos National Laboratory hosted the first of two bus tours Wednesday, looking to explain a program of consolidation outlined in a Department of Energy environmental statement – and hopefully gather support.

  • Council talks policy

    Policy discussions topped the council agenda on Tuesday, with topics ranging from the county’s capital improvement program and long-range financial plan, to an official county stand on the Department of Energy’s plan to transform the nuclear complex, including the production of pits at Los Alamos.Council decided in a 6-to-0 vote to send a letter to the document manager for the DOE, Theodore A. Wyka.

  • New option should open up primaries

    Candidates gaining less than 20 percent of elected delegate votes at the preprimary convention may now submit additional nominating petitions to get on primary election ballots.Friday, Gov. Bill Richardson signed Senate Bill 1 – Primary Access Ballot for Certain Candidates.

  • Schools view 20 years out

    Members of the Los Alamos School Board’s Facilities Strategic Planning Committee presented its findings on a 20-year Facilities Renewal Plan during Thursday’s school board work session at Chamisa Elementary School. The school board last year approved the need for long-term strategic planning to make best use of available funds and provide a blueprint for future general obligation bonding programs.

  • LANL employees protest insurance lapse

    A group of employees at Los Alamos National Laboratory believe they are victims of an insurance runaround.Rob Vitek, one of the people receiving bills for surgery that he thought the laboratory insurance provider, United Health Care (UHC), would pay, has put up a website at vmans.blogspot.com, claiming 70 LANL employees have been “stiffed.”One of the group’s first priorities has been to try to find out how many people are in the same boat. So, far it is in contact with about 25 people who are engaged in a busy network of e-mail communication.