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  • Today in History for July 11th
  • State Forestry lifts restrictions

    The New Mexico State Forestry Division has announced plans to lift its smoking, firework, campfire and open fire restrictions for all New Mexico counties, imposed in June. The rescission will take effect at 8 a.m. Wednesday.
     The restrictions were imposed on all non-municipal, non-federal and non-tribal lands across New Mexico due to extreme fire danger.  

  • Update 07-10-12

    Court closed

    The Los Alamos Municipal Court will be closed July 18-20 for staff to attend training.  Payments due during this period may be mailed to Los Alamos Municipal Court, 2500 Trinity Dr, Ste C, Los Alamos, N.M. 87544 or some payments may be paid online at citepayusa.com.  The court will re-open at 8 a.m., July 23.

    LANL meeting

    A public meeting for the LANL Individual Permit For Storm Water will be at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Cities of Gold Conference Center.

    County Council

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

    Coalition meeting

  • Udall takes in flooding dangers at Pueblo

    After meeting with Santa Clara Governor Walter Dasheno, members of the Pueblo’s tribal council and staff, then touring the devastation in the Santa Clara Canyon resulting from last year’s Las Conchas Fire, Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) said he would work to expedite promised federal funds to the flood-prone Santa Clara Pueblo.

    “Inviting him out here to see things helped,” said Dasheno. “We’ve been promised $39 million in federal funding, but just got the first check of about $400,000 this past Monday. We need that money to prevent more destruction.”

  • Teen Loses Arm, Survives Gator Attack

    An alligator attacked a teenager in Southwest Florida and bit his right arm off below the elbow. The gator was caught and killed, but the arm could not be reattached.

  • Friend: Driver of Runaway Ohio Truck Saved Lives

    Friends of Christopher Burgess, the driver of a runaway dump truck in Ohio, say he's a hero. Burgess reportedly honked his horn and waved his arms to warn bystanders as the vehicle careened down an incline before crashing into a river.

  • Today in History for July 10th
  • Son of NM activist shot 40 times by police in Mich.

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The son of an activist who has been critical of Albuquerque police over a number of police shootings has himself been shot and killed by police in Michigan.

    Jewel Hall said Monday that her son, Milton Hall, was shot by Saginaw police last week.

    The Saginaw Police Department says the 49-year-old Hall was wielding a knife and made "aggressive movements toward several officers." Local media reports say Hall, who attended high school in Albuquerque, was shot more than 40 times by officers.

  • Raw Video: Intense Rain Floods Denver Highway

    The National Weather Service reports up to an inch of rain fell in Denver during a 30 minute period Monday morning, causing minor flooding but making for treacherous road conditions for commuters during rush hour.

  • Servicemen Lost in Laos Combat Buried

    At Arlington National Cemetery, the remains of six servicemen lost in Laos in 1965 are buried with full military honors in a single casket. They were lost in combat while flying from Vietnam. Their remains were recovered in 2010 and 2011.