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  • Journey from Nazi Germany to Manhattan Project

    In a story of her parents’ escape from Hitler’s reign of terror, Bettina Hoerlin reveals the depth and breadth of Nazism in pre-war Germany at a reading and signing at Otowi Station Bookstore at 3 p.m. Saturday.

  • Charter amendments approved for fall ballot

    Councilor David Izraelevitz spent some time questioning CRC member Chris Chandler about proposed changes to initiating charter amendments. The CRC applied the same process and restrictions set forth in the initiative section (700) to charter amendments. 

    Izraelevitz was concerned about a list of items not subject to initiative and, therefore, from charter amendment, such as capital projects or utility rates. Izraelevitz felt some of these might be appropriate for charter amendment, and was concerned issues such as voting on capital projects might prohibited from consideration. 

  • Romeros top Tuesday's Pace Race

    The Romero family had a good showing at this week’s Pace Race.

    Ted Romero was the top predictor at the Pace Race, which was Tuesday, held in Potrillo Canyon and at the Estante Overlook, while Alexander Romero and Daniel Romero tied for the fastest finish on the 3-mile course.

    In all, 16 runners and walkers took part in Tuesday’s race.

  • Artesia drops into losers' bracket

    There were six teams in Class 4A still alive for a shot at the title heading into this morning’s state softball contests.

    One of those teams is the top-seeded Artesia Bulldogs, but the Bulldogs will have a tougher route to get there following Thursday’s third round.

  • Toppers lose to Los Lunas, Del Norte at state

     

       

    RIO RANCHO – One of the strengths of the Los Alamos Hilltopper softball team throughout the 2012 season was its offense.

    But when it needed it Thursday, the offense was nowhere to be found.

  • VIDEO: Heiress and Mom: Drag Racer Defies Conventions

    She is a tattooed mom, an heiress to a billion-dollar business and has been drag racing since 2005. Alexis DeJoria is a ranked National Hot Rod Association driver, competing in the nitro division in an 8,000 horsepower vehicle.

  • VIDEO: Today in History for Friday, May 11th
  • Police: Kidnap-slaying suspect slain; 2 girls OK

    GUNTOWN, Miss. (AP) — A manhunt for a fugitive accused of a double-slaying and kidnapping two children ended Thursday after the suspect apparently shot himself and died. The girls he fled with were found safe, police said.

    Adam Mayes, 35, was killed Thursday evening after authorities acted on a tip and found him in the area near New Albany, Miss. When they went to arrest him, he shot himself in the head, said Guntown Police Chief Michael Hall.

  • 'Bradner Films' coming soon

      Alan Carr, LANL Historian, will present the “Bradner Films,” a compilation of color home movies made by Project Y physicist Hugh Bradner and his wife Marjorie at the May 15 MOWW dinner meeting.

    The “Bradner Films” show members of the wartime Los Alamos staff enjoying several recreational activities during their rare moments away from building the world’s first nuclear weapon.

  • Be There 5-10-11

    Today

    The Los Alamos Genealogical Association will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. in Room 3 at the Mesa Public Library. The program will be a presentation by Ron and Corine Christman titled, “You Mean There Were Germans Who Came From Russia?” The public is invited. For more information, call Lois and Lud Gritzo at 672-9877. This will be the last meeting until September.