Today's News

  • Raymond Allen Gore

    Gore – Raymond Allen Gore, 73, died surrounded by his loving family June 17, 2008. His death is a devastating loss for his family and friends. But his life — his full, humorous, giving, loving life — was a triumph. Ray exemplified such positive energy, incredible strength and enormous joy to those around him.

  • Eleanor Gilmore

    Gilmore – Eleanor Gilmore died peacefully Wednesday, July 16, 2008, in Los Alamos. She was the daughter of Floyd W. and Gladys Ward Hughes. She is survived by her beloved husband of 59 years, Jim Gilmore; their two sons: Reid Gilmore and his wife Beth Weiner of Upton, Mass., and Alan Gilmore and her dear friend Cynthia Wooley of Albuquerque; sisters: Betty Deal of Ruidoso and Mildred Gamble and her husband Waldo of Alamogordo; sister-in-law Peaches Patsy Hughes of Longmont, Colo., as well as seven nieces and nephews.

  • At the REDI: Addressing county needs with a regional approach

    Our economy. Our educational system. Our environment.

    These are core elements that define our county – issues that, in fact, define our neighboring communities, our state and our nation. As representatives of Los Alamos County, we are on a neverending quest for funding, resources and tools to improve those fundamental aspects that define each citizen’s quality of life.

  • Good times and designs at the Next Big Idea

    Curious festival-goers of every age strolled up and down 15th and Central Saturday, there to check out the future innovations of local inventors.

    As a way to kick off the Next Big Idea, sponsored by Los Alamos MainStreet, independent developers and area companies set up booths displaying their latest creations. From the straightforward, single purpose devices like the bagel and doughnut stuffer, to the complex mobile wind generator designed by Eco-Dynamic Wind Solutions, the event had something for everybody.

  • State environment officials drop by

    Officials of the New Mexico Environment Department took an unguided tour of the laboratory environs Thursday.

    The group included Sec. Ron Curry, Dep. Sec. Jon Goldstein and other senior officials along with staff from the Los Alamos office and the legislative finance committee.

    Hazardous Waste Bureau Chief James Bearzi said Friday that the visit to several areas outside the fence of Los Alamos National Laboratory was a routine field trip by the headquarters group to familiarize themselves with the site and the ongoing issues.

  • Firefighter union prevails

    A ruling came down Friday from First Judicial District Court in favor of the Los Alamos Firefighters’ Association and its right to collective bargaining for its membership.

    Judge Daniel Sanchez found that Los Alamos County violated the Public Employees Bargaining Act (PEBA), by entering into contracts with individual union members that were subject to collective bargaining with the union.

  • Council to meet, school board on break

    County Council will meet in closed session at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the White Rock Town Hall at 133 Longview to discuss the purchase or acquisition of real property.

  • LAVN get ready to party

    After 35 years of providing home medical care, physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy, Los Alamos Visiting Nurses have decided the time is right for a party.

    As a result, an open house will be held from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Visiting Nurses office.

    Cake and punch will be served. “(We’re) just inviting everybody to come celebrate,” executive director Sarah Rochester said. “(It’s) kind of a long time to have a business in Los Alamos.

  • Baseball: WR has play-in game Saturday

    Coming off an impressive showing at the District 1 tournament, the White Rock 11-12 All-Stars feel confident heading into the state tournament.

    White Rock will have a ways to go, however, if it wants to get to the finals.

    The state tournament starts Saturday in Los Lunas with White Rock taking on Las Vegas in a play-in game. Should White Rock get through Saturday’s 10 a.m. contest, it will take on the host squad Sunday.

  • Running: Pace race draws 50

    Edie May Phillips was the best predictor at Tuesday night’s pace race.

    The pace race, hosted by the Atomic City Roadrunners, was held at held in Upper Bayo Canyon on North Mesa. In all, 50 runners and walkers took part, the largest number participating in a pace race this season.

    Phillips finished with just a 2-second prediction error in Tuesday’s race. Phillips edged out Christine Doyle, who finished with a 5-second error.

    Other top predictors were Alexander Romero (15 seconds),