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  • Scientists sorting out beetle-fire relationship

     ALBUQUERQUE. (AP) — Inside university laboratories and government research facilities across the country, scientists are playing with dozens of variables — mixing and matching and rearranging — to gain a better understanding of what makes wildfire go.

    They’re busy building computer models as firefighters toil on steep mountainsides to put out more than a dozen new blazes in what has already become a vicious summer of destruction.

  • Church begins recovery

    Pastor Shawn Amburgey could only stand and watch as smoke and flames enveloped the chapel of the New Beginnings Fellowship Church Wednesday morning.

    “I may have looked calm,” Amburgey said this week. “In my role as a pastor, I have to be positive and uplifting as possible. One of my roles is that I have to be a counselor and the leader of the church. But in my insides, I was a basket case.”

  • Jim West Transit Center to open soon in Espanola

    After nearly a year of delays because of unanticipated swampy soil, the long-awaited North Central Regional Transit District Jim West Transit Center is set to open next month in Española.

    District Executive Director Tony Mortillaro had hoped to be moved in by the beginning of this month, but it was later agreed that the contract would be handed over July 16.

  • In support of the park

    Both U.S. House and Senate subcommittees on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands had hearings last week on bills to create the Manhattan Project National Historical Park. Los Alamos Historical Society Executive Director Heather McClenahan witnessed all the proceedings and represented Los Alamos before the House subcommittee.

    Rep. Ben Ray Lujan, who sits on the House subcommittee, extended the invitation to McClenahan a week before the hearing. 

  • Letter: School board and open meetings act

    The Los Alamos School Board strives with great diligence to comply with the statutory rules for conduct of its open meetings in order to ensure transparency in government.

  • Today in History for July 7th
  • Boy, 12, Charged in Murder of 2-year-old Girl
  • Church listings 7/6/12

    Baha’i Faith

    For information, e-mail losalamosla@gmail.com. For general information, call the Baha’i Faith phone at 1-800-228-6483.

     

    Bethlehem Lutheran

  • Church listings 7/6/12

    Baha’i Faith

    For information, e-mail losalamosla@gmail.com. For general information, call the Baha’i Faith phone at 1-800-228-6483.

     

    Bethlehem Lutheran

  • Pot pie fundraiser to benefit mission trip

    Vacation Bible School is not just for kids. In support of the Trinity on the Hill-sponsored house-building mission trips to Juaréz, Mexico (this will be their eighth consecutive year), the House of Hope women will have a pot pie “Pie in the Sky” fundraiser dinner from 5:30 – 7 p.m. Thursday in Kelly Hall. The menu will include chicken and vegetable pot pies, salad and ice cream. Tickets are $10 per adult and $5 per child. VBS and Rainbow Trail Day Camp kids eat free with a paying adult.