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Today's News

  • 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. 

  • Police beat 11-29-11

     

       

    Police Beat items are compiled from public information contained in Los Alamos Police Department Records. Charges or citations listed in Police Beat do not imply innocence or guilt.

     

    Nov. 17

  • Hotel/Conference Center feasibility meeting

    Opposition by local hotel owners, including Council Vice Chair Ron Selvage, nearly killed a proposal by Trident Development New Mexico, L.L.C. to build a hotel/conference center at the Trinity Site during a July 12 council meeting. Hotel owners fear one element of the conference center – a 134-room Hilton Garden Inn  – will adversely affect their business.

  • Internet tax loophole targeted

    Concerned about the rise in Internet shopping, Dave Fox of the Los Alamos MainStreet Futures Committee is pushing for an “energized, organized effort” to create a level playing field with regard to brick and mortar retailers vs. tax exempt Internet sales.

    Online sales rose 33 percent on the Monday following the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, a report by a sales tracking agency said Tuesday. The average order rose 2.6 percent to $193.24 on the day known as “Cyber Monday,” when retailers ramp up online promotions, according to IBM Benchmark.

  • VIDEO: Jags fire Coach Jack Del Rio

    The Jacksonville Jaguars fired coach Jack Del Rio on Tuesday after a 3-8 start, parting ways with the franchise's second coach during his ninth season.

  • VIDEO: Norway killer found insane

    Prosecutors say confessed mass killer Anders Behring Breivik was insane when he killed 77 people in a bomb and shooting rampage in Norway, and should be sent to a psychiatric ward instead of prison.

  • American Airlines parent seeks Ch. 11 protection--video extra

    American Airlines' parent company is seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as it seeks to unload massive debt built up by years of accelerating jet fuel prices and labor struggles.

    The nation's third largest airline also said Tuesday that its CEO Gerard Arpey will step down. He's being replaced by Thomas Horton, currently the company's president.

    Fort Worth, Texas-based AMR Corp., along with its regional affiliate AMR Eagle Holding Corp., said Tuesday that they filed voluntary petitions to reorganize.

    American says it sought protection to reduce its costs and debt to remain competitive. The airline will continue normal flight operations during the reorganization.

  • Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 5 a.m. Tuesday

    THE WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST TUESDAY.

    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS... ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES IN THE SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS. ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES IN THE CENTRAL AND WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS. ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF ONLY AROUND 1 INCH IN THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS.

    * TIMING... ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT IN THE SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS... BUT ONLY THROUGH THIS EVENING IN THE SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS... AND ONLY THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON IN THE MOUNTAINS ALONG AND NORTH OF I-40. SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES IN THE MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 60 THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.