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  • Richardson earns fellowship

    CAMBRIDGE, MASS. — Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson has been named a visiting fellow at Harvard University’s Institute of Politics.
    Richardson, also a former U.S. representative for New Mexico and U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, will serve his fellowship during the week of March 28.
    Institute Director Trey Grayson said Richardson’s extensive experience in leadership positions, including a stint as U.S. Energy Secretary, will create interest among students and faculty.

  • Limiting emission rules approved

    SANTA FE — A Senate panel has approved legislation that would prevent New Mexico regulators from adopting greenhouse gas emissions rules that are more stringent than those adopted by the federal government.
    The Senate Conservation Committee approved the bill Tuesday on a 5-1 vote.
    The measure would prevent the state Environmental Improvement Board or local boards from adopting more stringent rules for reporting, verifying, capping or trading greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Learn about leisure pool Thursday

    The Los Alamos County’s Capital Projects and Facilities Department staff and their consultant invite the public to a meeting regarding a possible leisure pool addition to the existing Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center.
    Two conceptual plans will be presented during the meeting, which will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Training Room at the Aquatic Center.

  • Update 03-02-11

    T-Board meeting
    The Transportation Board will meet from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Public Works Conference Room, located on 2101 Trinity Drive behind JR Clothing.

    Town hall meeting
    A sustainability town hall will be from 8 a.m.-noon Saturday at the Crossroads Bible Church, 97 East Road.  The event is free and snacks and refreshments will be provided.   

    Fundraiser

  • Co-op Market open for business

    The Los Alamos Co-op Market opened for business at noon Wednesday. It was a “soft” opening to allow for final details to be completed before the official grand opening, which will be announced soon.
    The co-op will be open 7 a.m.-9 p.m., Monday through Saturday and 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday.

  • Southwestern megadroughts evidence revealed

    There’s an old saying that if you don’t like the weather in New Mexico, wait five minutes. Maybe it should be amended to 10,000 years, according to new research.

  • Council seeks traffic noise fix

    The scope of MIG Inc.’s work in the county will extend beyond the N.M. 502 corridor study, in spite of the fact that some councilors question the firm’s ability to tackle a noise abatement project.

    In a 4-3 vote, the Los Alamos County Council approved adding $65,036 to the corridor study project budget for the consulting firm to look at sound mitigation in the Eastern Area as well as conduct a study to develop design alternatives for the Oppenheimer/Central intersection.

  • Pope exonerates Jews for Jesus' death in new book

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI has made a sweeping exoneration of the Jewish people for the death of Jesus Christ, tackling one of the most controversial issues in Christianity in a new book.

    In "Jesus of Nazareth-Part II" excerpts released Wednesday, Benedict explains biblically and theologically why there is no basis in Scripture for the argument that the Jewish people as a whole were responsible for Jesus' death.

  • Emergency airlifts launched on Libyan border

    GENEVA (AP) — European nations and Egypt launched emergency airlifts along Libya's borders Wednesday, as tens of thousands of hungry, anxious foreign workers poured into Tunisia to escape Libya's burgeoning civil war.

  • High court rules for military funeral protesters

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the First Amendment protects fundamentalist church members who mount attention-getting, anti-gay protests outside military funerals.

    The court voted 8-1 in favor of the Westboro Baptist Church of Topeka, Kan. The decision upheld an appeals court ruling that threw out a $5 million judgment to the father of a dead Marine who sued church members after they picketed his son's funeral.

    Chief Justice John Roberts wrote the opinion for the court. Justice Samuel Alito dissented.