Today's News

  • Just a wag 2-18-11

    Under reservoir

    Word on the street says that the Army Corps of Engineers has discovered a wetland in the bottom of the Los Alamos Reservoir. 

    Now the wetland must be created elsewhere. 

  • NM's Bingaman becomes 3rd Dem senator to retire

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — As U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman shook hands of those congratulating him on his years of service, he turned to the crowd and said: "Sure seems like a wake in here, doesn't it?"

    The 67-year-old Democrat announced Friday that he would retire after the end of his current term, which ends in two years. The decision was the latest in a string of departures to hit congressional Democrats as they head to the 2012 elections.

  • Learn about wicca, paganism

    Starting Feb. 24, Our Lady of the Woods, a Wiccan coven serving Los Alamos, Santa Fe, Española and Northern New Mexico, will offer a six-week Wicca 101 course in Los Alamos. The six two-hour classes will be from 7-9 p.m. Thursday evenings at the Los Alamos Unitarian Church.

  • Church Listings 2-18-11



    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

  • LAPS seeks public input on programs

    As New Mexico tightens its belt, school districts across the state are feeling the pinch.

    Los Alamos Public Schools is no exception.

    On Thursday night, LAPS Superintendent Gene Schmidt gave a presentation on the Long-Range Financial Plan and 2011/12 Budget Development at Chamisa Elementary. He outlined how the schools are funded in New Mexico, talked about lease-revenue funds, enrollment, additional LAPS funding, bond funds, referendum and other topics that affect how LAPS funds programs and projects.

  • Fat Man scientist, Hull, dies at age 87

    Former University of New Mexico Provost and Professor Emeriti of Physics
    McAllister “Mac” H. Hull died Tuesday, Feb. 8 in Charleston, S.C. Hull, 87, was a theoretical physicist who taught physics for 49 years including 12 at UNM from 1977 to 1989.

  • Mail flap may be resolved soon

    The creed commonly attributed to the U.S. Postal Service – “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds” – has not proven true in Los Alamos in recent months.

  • Fuller Lodge, museum tab $6.7M

    Fuller Lodge and the Los Alamos Historical Museum are some of the county’s most prized local landmarks, but that doesn’t make the buildings immune to wear and tear. 

    In order to get the iconic buildings up to speed, the county may need to invest more than $6.7 million in renovations.

  • Muni building meetings get updated

    Los Alamos County announced a number of updates regarding the public meetings for the new municipal building and the adjacent historic archives, records center.

  • CRC applicants needed

    The deadline for applications for the Charter Review Committee is approaching.
    Applicants wishing to be considered for appointment to the Committee should send a one or two-page letter to the Council no later than 5 p.m. on Feb. 22. The letter should contain their name, address, phone number and e-mail address, along with their employer (if applicable) and if they belong to any civic organizations.