Today's News

  • Driver crashes into three parked cars

    While reportedly fleeing from police Thursday afternoon, Anthony J. Martinez, 26, 3301 Canyon Road, crashed into three cars parked in the driveway of a home at 3504 Arizona St.

    Martinez, who recently moved from Tierra Amarilla, had been stopped for erratic driving a couple of minutes earlier but took off before the officer could speak with him, according to reports.

    He then lost control of his 1992 light gold Lincoln Town Car as he attempted to turn left onto Arizona from 35th Street at a high rate of speed, according to police.

  • Skate parks' condition under scrutiny

    The county’s snow removal policy seems to be a sore subject with some Los Alamos County residents. In the past, Public Works Director Kyle Zimmerman has addressed residents’ concerns regarding the policy, however, his answers have not always been satisfactory to the people concerned.


    To add to the questions that residents have, another county facility recently came under scrutiny because of snow that had not been removed.


  • Council to handle heavy consent agenda

    Consent agenda items will top Tuesday night’s county council meeting at 7 p.m. in council chambers.

    Dr. Cedric Page, Executive Director of UNM-LA will attend the meeting, where he will give councilors a brief presentation on the state of UNM-LA.

  • Council receives EBRIF briefing

    Working to promote a regional understanding among the member governments and mutual fact finding about specific water and wastewater issues, as well as discussing projects on a regional basis are just a few of the Española Basin Regional Issues Forum’s main goals.

    During Tuesday night’s county council meeting held in White Rock, Charlie Nylander, of Water Matters LLC, provided councilors with a briefing on not only the goals of the EBRIF, but also an overview of the organization’s activities.

  • Cinderella soars to top of must-see productions

    From its breathtaking opening solo to its exquisite grand finale - Susan Baker Dillingham’s creative genius takes the classic “Cinderella” tale to amazing new heights.

  • Talk introduces Obama's nuclear policy

  • Time may have passed us by

    As the county and the schools are more and more at odds over how the deal for Trinity Place reads, we are more and more concerned that it will never happen.

    Reports from every business corner that you want to go to say that vacancies in malls and shopping plazas are rising fast nationally. The reports note that the average vacancy rate at neighborhood and community malls rose to 8.2 percent, up from 7.3 percent in 2007.

    This is the highest level since 1995.

  • Learn about art in the Rio Grande Valley

    Like any art found throughout the world, Pueblo art covers a huge spectrum of forms. It is found in Kachina dolls, rock art, murals on kiva walls and pottery. And similar to New York City or Florence, Italy, a meca for Pueblo art is found right here in the Rio Grande Valley.

  • Get ready to tee off

    Los Alamos will be opening a new golf course in 2009, but only for a day. The 19th Hole, an indoor, miniature golf fundraiser will be held from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Feb. 28  at various local businesses.

    “I’ve wanted to do this event for a number of years,” said Bernadette Lauritzen, Assets In Action coordinator and golf course superintendent for the event. “The event will allow local businesses to showcase their venues while raising funds for a wonderful program.”

  • Revisiting Bandelier

    For almost a century, Bandelier National Monument has been a place of natural and man-made wonders, where visitors walk narrow trails through deep canyons and traverse mesas to marvel at vistas of the Pajarito Plateau or the ruins of abandoned pueblos. For more than 30 years, such experiences have been enhanced by a guidebook written by veteran hiker and historian Dorothy Hoard.