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  • LANL protesters plead not guilty -- updated

    “The LANL Six,” the six anti-nuclear demonstrators that were arrested outside the Los Alamos Laboratory Monday, got their day in court Thursday and they couldn’t be happier.

    For Aug. 9, 1945 was the day the U.S. dropped the second atomic bomb on Nagasaki, allowing the demonstrators to wave their signs on Trinity Avenue once again before heading to municipal court to get the charges read to them. The six include Pamela Gilchrist, Benjamin Abbott, Barbara Grothus, Catherine Euler, Cathie Sullivan and Janet Greenwald.

  • Hazmat teams compete in LANL challenge

    Fire departments and emergency response teams from across the region met in Los Alamos this week to prove who has the best team when it comes to handling emergencies. 

  • Bingaman responds on CMRR questions

    Senator Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) issued a response to the questions posed recently by Jay Coghlan of Nuclear Watch New Mexico concerning the Chemistry Metallurgy Research Replacement Building.

    Coghlan asked the following questions after Bingaman and fellow senator Tom Udall (D-NM) sent a letter to defense secretary Leon Panetta and Energy Secretary Steven Chu, outlining their support for the CMRR project.

  • Raw Video: Bear Wanders Inside New Mexico Resort

    New Mexico's Angel Fire Resort had a surprise visitor at its lodge this week when a bear found its way inside through a back door that was left open. Surveillance video captured the animal wandering through the lobby and some of the corridors.

  • Today in History for August 9th
  • DC man orders TV, gets assault rifle instead

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Washington musician who ordered a flat-screen TV from Amazon.com was shocked to receive a semiautomatic assault rifle instead.

    Thirty-eight-year-old Seth Horvitz says he purchased the 39-inch television from a third-party seller. A box arrived from UPS on Tuesday evening, and it seemed too small to contain the TV. He says he initially thought it contained accessories.

    But when he opened it, he found a Sig Sauer military-style rifle. He says he had never held a gun before he felt the trigger of the rifle.

  • La. Police: Remains May Be Missing Student
  • Randy Travis Arrested Naked, Charged With DWI
  • Council issues two proclamations

    The Los Alamos County Council issued two proclamations Tuesday, one declaring August “Assets Building Month” and another honoring KRSN 1490AM for its recent award as “New Mexico Broadcaster of the Year.”
    The first proclamation, which was accepted by Assets Coordinator Bernadette Lauritzen, encourages “all people who live or work in Los Alamos and White Rock to ‘Take A Second, Make A Difference’ to benefit the future, by promoting the 40 Developmental Assets and SPARKS in and around our community, helping our children to thrive.”

  • Update 08-08-12

    BPU meeting

    The Board of Public Utilities will meet at 5:30 p.m, Aug. 15 at 170 Central Park Square.

    Movie in the Park

    The final 2012 Movie in the Park is set for today. The movie, “Firehouse Dog” (rated G) will be at Ashley Pond starting at dusk. Movies in the Park are sponsored by Los Alamos County’s recreation department.

    Flashers to be tested

    The Public Works Traffic Division staff will test the school flashers throughout the community Monday and Tuesday in preparation for the beginning of school on Wednesday. Questions and concerns should be directed to the Public Works Department at 662-8150 or lacpw@lacnm.us.

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