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Today's News

  • Family looking for answers months after killings

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The family of a couple found dead inside their El Rancho home last summer are looking for answers and hoping that law enforcement will soon make an arrest in the case.

    Cherie Ortiz-Rios says her family is struggling with the loss of her parents.

    Lloyd and Dixie Ortiz, and their 21-year-old son Steven, were found dead on Father's Day. State Police initially thought the Ortiz's had been shot, but the medical examiner later determined they had been beaten with a pickax.

    A State Police spokesman said Tuesday they were appealing to the public for help in solving the killings.

  • Santa Fe ski area to open Saturday

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Ski Santa Fe opens its season this weekend.

    Ski Santa Fe says it will open it's Midland, Easy Street and Pine Flats Beginners Area on 18" of natural and man-made snow on Saturday. The Super Chief Quad Chairlift, Easy Street Beginner Chairlift and Pine Flats Conveyor Lift will be open. The Chipmunk Corner Children's Center and lift will also be open.

    All the ski area's ski school, rental and dining facilities will be open and lift tickets will be reduced due to the limited opening. Adult full day rates are $48. Half day tickets are $38.


     

  • VIDEO: Freeze! Frosty the Snowman Arrested

    Who says "Frosty the Snowman" has to be jolly? A man in a "Frosty the Snowman" costume was arrested Saturday during the annual Christmas parade in Maryland.

  • Court to hear appeal of nuke lab suit

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A federal appeals court has agreed to consider a watchdog group's lawsuit to halt construction of a new $6 billion plutonium lab at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

    The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver Tuesday agreed to consider the merits of the appeal by the Los Alamos Study Group. The group filed a lawsuit last year to halt development of the so-called Chemistry and Metallurgy Research Replacement nuclear facility. The group alleged the Department of Energy and the National Nuclear Security Administration violated federal law by failing to do a new environmental impact statement after changing the design for project to address seismic and other safety concerns

  • Water main break shuts off water to Aquatic Center, Canyon Village Apartments

    Due to a water main break at Central and Rose, crews with the Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities shut water off to the Aquatic Center and Canyon Village Apartments at approximately 3:30 p.m. to make necessary repairs.

  • Be There 11-29-11

    Wednesday

    Christmas Holiday Thrift Shop Sale from  8:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. at United Church Graves Hall and Thrift Shop, 2525 Canyon Road. Christmas trees, lights, decorations, wreaths, clothing, cards, toys, etc. All proceeds go to missions

     

  • Community announcements 11-29-11

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  • Doing the right thing is not always easy

      December arrives this week and we delve into the asset category of positive identity.

    We find assets 37-40 in this category, which includes: personal power, self esteem, sense of purpose and a positive view of personal future.

  • LASO gives back to the community

    On Dec. 2, the Los Alamos community will once again be treated to a concert of Christmas music. 

    The full Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra will present a program that is “lively, fun and toe-tapping” according to director Don Gerheart. 

  • Family YMCA warns about diabetes risk

    November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and The Family YMCA wants residents of Los Alamos and Northern New Mexico to be aware of their risk for pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes – and the preventative steps they can take today to reduce that risk.  Currently, nearly 26 million Americans have diabetes and a staggering 79 million people have prediabetes, a condition where blood glucose is elevated, but not high enough to be diagnosed with diabetes.