Today's News

  • Los Alamos has new deputy police chief!

    County Administrator Max Baker, Police Chief Wayne Torpy and others attended a special ceremony Monday at Fuller Lodge in which Capt. Kevin Purtymun was promoted to the newly created position of deputy chief of the Los Alamos Police Department.

    Read the full story in Tuesday's Los Alamos Monitor.



  • Celebrating 40 years at White Rock Baptist Church

    The White Rock Baptist Church has always been a little different. “We hold to the central tenets of the Christian faith,” Rev. Chuck McCullough said, “but we have never been real traditional ‘Baptist.’ We have been on this spot, in this town, since 1969, for reasons that transcend denomination and tradition.”  

    Forty years later this church that resists the typical cookie cutter image is still going strong.

    This consistent, long-term presence calls for a celebration.

  • Breaking News: Jury verdict a draw!

    At 1:50 p.m. today, the jury in the Vives v. Hall lawsuit awarded neither party money.

    More details to follow soon.

  • Community members set up Linda H. Hull Legal Defense Fund

    Following nearly five hours of deliberation Thursday and another five hours today, at 1:50 p.m. the jury rendered its verdict in the Ted Vives v. Linda Hull civil case.

    Neither party received compensation in the lawsuit and counter suit in which Vives claimed Hull damaged his standing in the community by making false statements about him and his sex offender conviction.

  • BREAKING NEWS: New contaminant spotted in the regional aquifer

  • FRIED LIGHT The persistence of slavery


  • Jury awards no compensation in Vives v. Hull case

    The jury deliberated nearly five hours Thursday and another five Friday before rendering its verdict in the Thomas Edward (Ted) Vives v. Linda Hull civil case.

    Neither party received compensation in the lawsuit or counter suit.

    Vives, a registered sex offender, had sued Hull claiming she damaged his standing in the community by making false statements about him.

    Hull counter sued, claiming Vives conducted acts of harassment, vandalism and intimidation against her.

  • Contaminant shows up in regional aquifer

    Tucked inside a routine monthly report is the first public disclosure of a potentially troubling new area of contamination in the regional aquifer below Los Alamos National Laboratory.

  • Curves helps get women on the right track

    More than half of adult U.S. women are overweight and more than one-third of adult U.S. women are obese, according to the American Obesity Association.

    In fact, obesity plays a major role in the poor health of women, including diabetes and high blood pressure.

    Such statistics can be alarming and the increase in obesity is why places, like the local Curves center have educational programs to address weight-loss through focused curricula and classes.

  • Playing a tune all her own

    Local pianist Frances Meier included many well-known composers in her program for the upcoming Brown Bag concert, which will be held at 12:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at Fuller Lodge. Rachmaninoff, Chopin and Debussy may be familiar to many members of the audience and some may even know Mompoa and Philip Aaberg.

    In addition to these big-named composers, Meier has included a composer who resides a little closer to home. Herself.