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  • Chihuahua Finds 2 Girls Lost in Georgia Woods
  • NM taxpayers shell out nearly $8 million for redistricting

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico taxpayers shelled out nearly $8 million for the politically divisive, once-a-decade task of drawing new district boundaries for the Legislature, Congress and other elected offices, according to state records.

    The expenses exceeded the nearly $7 million in total adjusted for inflation costs for redistricting after the 2000 census. Actual costs were $5.2 million at the time.

  • Douglas Wins All-around Gymnastics Title
  • Phelps Wins Rematch With Lochte
  • Practice makes perfect

    Members of the Los Alamos High School marching band took part in drills this morning at the practice field near Sullivan Field and UNM-LA. They are preparing for the upcoming LAHS football season. The first LAHS home game is scheduled for Aug. 31.

  • Update 08-02-12

    Pancake breakfast

    There will be a pancake breakfast from 7-11 a.m. Sunday at the Posse Lodge, benefitting the Alzheimer’s Association. The cost is $7 per person.

    Foreign Film Series

    The Mesa Public Library Film Series presents “I Am Love,” starring Tilda Swinton, at 6:30 p.m. today. This will be the final movie of the Foreign Film Series.

    County Council

    The Los Alamos County Council will meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 7 in council chambers.

    Martian celebration

  • Ranch School not for Vidal

    The Associated Press is reporting that the lights on Broadway will be dimmed for one minute at 8 p.m. Friday night to honor the memory of Gore Vidal. Vidal died Tuesday at his home in Los Angeles.

    A revival of his prize-winning 1960 play, “The Best Man,” is currently enjoying a successful run at New York’s Schoenfeld Theatre.

    Vidal had a prolific career, with 24 novels, five plays, many screenplays and more than 200 essays to his credit. The Boston Globe called him “our greatest living man of letters.”

  • Underground line fault causes outage

    Officials from the Los Alamos Dept. of Public Utilities reported a power outage that began at 3:52 p.m. Wednesday in the Eastern Area. The outage affected 98 customers in an area bounded by Myrtle, Rim and Canyon Roads. An underground line fault at Piñon Road caused the electric interruption.
    Power was restored to all but 20 of those customers by 4:45 p.m. At 6:45 p.m. power was restored to the remaining 20 customers on Piñon and Rim Roads.
    DPU officials also noted that this outage was caused by aging underground infrastructure and is not related to the construction work underway in the Eastern Area.

  • On the stump

    Rep. Martin Heinrich D-N.M.) greeted White Rock residents and later took part in a fundraiser in White Rock Saturday. Heinrich is running for the U.S. Senate seat against Republican Heather Wilson.

  • Raw Video: Oklahoma Refinery Fire

    Fire was reported at a Holly Sinclair oil refinery in Tulsa, Oklahoma early Thursday. Flames could be seen several miles away.