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  • Update 05-17-12

    Council meeting

    The County Council will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in council chambers at the Community Building.

    Council forum

    Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce and the Los Alamos Monitor have invited all County Council candidates to participate in a forum set for 6 p.m. May 24. Watch for more details in the Los Alamos Monitor.

    Concert series

    The Los Alamos Summer Concert Series opens at 7 p.m. Friday with the Tino Dimotrov Band and DK and the Affordables at Overlook Park in White Rock.

    Meeting canceled

    The CIP Evaluation and Oversight Committee has canceled its regular monthly business meeting at 5:15 p.m. today in Council Chambers.

  • Ready to run

    The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics took place today and Los Alamos police officers turned out in force to help raise awareness and funds during the event. Some 13 local officers participated along with volunteers and ambulance service provided by the Auxiliary Fire Brigade. The torch relay takes the runners over a 40-mile course that ends in Jemez Springs. Those interested in donating to the cause can contact Det. Sgt. Oliver Morris at 662-8281.

  • Donna Summer, queen of disco, dies at 63

     

    NEW YORK (AP) — Disco queen Donna Summer, whose pulsing anthems such as "Last Dance," ''Love to Love You Baby" and "Bad Girl" became the soundtrack for a glittery age of sex, drugs, dance and flashy clothes, has died. She was 63.

  • Smoke from Arizona wildfire may impact Northern New Mexico

    Wildfires along the Mogollon Rim in Arizona and within the Gila Region of New Mexico will become center stage for the next couple days.  An upper level trough entering central California this afternoon will allow southwest winds to increase over New Mexico through Friday.  Windy, very dry, and unstable conditions Friday will force smoke concentrations over Arizona and southwest New Mexico toward northern and central New Mexico.  Winds will shift to the west Saturday forcing smoke farther south into central and southern New Mexico.
     

  • LA baby remains in stable condition in ICU at ABQ hospital

    According to Los Alamos Police Captain Randy Foster, the 11-week-old baby boy, who sustained a variety of injuries after being allegedly dropped by a 19-year-old Los Alamos man, remains in stable condition in the intensive care unit of UNM Hospital in Albuquerque Friday.

    Foster said doctors still are trying to determine the extent of injuries.

    Tyrell Abney, 19, was arrested and charged  Wednesday with child abuse resulting in great bodily harm –a first-degree felony – after Los Alamos Magistrate Judge Pat Casados issued a warrant for his arrest. He remains in the Los Alamos Detention Center on a $100,000 cash-only bond.

  • Council approves eight CIP projects to move forward -- updated

    Two nights of hearings and debate ended with approval of eight capital improvement projects (CIP) in the budget for 2013. The Los Alamos County Council also prioritized projects and determined the order for implementation. 

  • Today in History for May 17th
  • County announces updated process for Wednesday's Council meeting

    Here is the process and will also have posters announcing this process at the meeting as folks arrive.
     

  • Chamber tees it up for charity

    The Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce held its annual golf tournament last week at Black Mesa Golf Club in Española.Approximately 50 players from Northern New Mexico took part in the tourney. In addition to the tournament, a silent auction was held. Proceeds went to the Northern New Mexico United Way.

  • Update 05-16-12

    Council meeting

    County Council will hold a special session at 6 p.m. today in council chambers.

    Council forum

    Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce and the Los Alamos Monitor have invited all County Council candidates to participate in a forum set for 6 p.m. May 24. Watch for more details in the Los Alamos Monitor.

    ESB meeting

    The Environmental Sustainability Board will meet at 7 a.m. Thursday at the Eco Station.

    Meeting canceled