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Today's News

  • N.M. 502 study gets more input

    The community voiced their opinions on the different options for N.M. 502 Corridor Tuesday night. The options will be presented to Los Alamos County Council Jan. 25.
    During the meeting Tuesday, a representative of MIG, the consulting company for the N.M. 502 Corridor study, presented three options that council will consider for further research.

  • Board approves building purchase

    The Los Alamos Public Schools Administration moved a bit closer to finding a permanent home during Tuesday night’s school board meeting.
    Action taken by the board will allow the purchase of the property at 2075 Trinity Dr. to move forward.
    The motion, giving staff direction, passed 4-1, with Board President Melanie McKinley voting against it.
    Van H. Gilbert Architect PC, based in Albuquerque, drafted a preliminary report on Dec. 30, which outlines a conceptual entry study as well as floor plan layouts and existing building issues.

  • Update 01-12-11

    Ice skating
    Bic M.A.C. Skating night, an evening of ice skating for middle school students, will be from 7-9 p.m. Friday at the Los Alamos County Ice Rink.
    The event is coordinated by the Youth Activity Center and music and refreshments will be provided.

    Movie night
    The White Rock Family Friendly Film Series continues at the White Rock Library at 7 p.m. Thursday with the showing of “Legends of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’hoole.” The event is free and the drinks and popcorn also will be provided.

  • Governor: Centennial will be New Mexico’s chance to shine

    SANTA FE— Gov. Susana Martinez said next year’s centennial is New Mexico’s once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to shine.
    Martinez marked New Mexico’s 99th birthday last week by announcing ongoing plans for a 16-month commemoration of next year’s Statehood Centennial.
    Plans include numerous exhibits, lectures and community projects statewide and educational efforts to encourage young people to learn about New Mexico history.

  • Father pursued shooting suspect on day of attack

    TUCSON, Ariz.— Mysterious black bag in hand, Jared Loughner ran into the desert from his angry father, who was driving a truck on a futile pursuit.
    Hours after Randy Loughner’s confrontation with his 22-year-old son Saturday morning, six people were shot dead and more than a dozen others wounded — and Jared Loughner was in custody.

  • Reel Deal hosts film fest

    Get out your parka and wax your boards — it’s time for the Backcountry Film Festival. This national traveling film festival will be in Los Alamos for one night only — Jan. 27.  It will show at the Reel Deal Theater at 7 p.m. for $7, which will benefit the Pajarito Environmental Education Center.  
    Now in its sixth year, the Backcountry Film Festival highlights the beauty, diversity and fun of the winter backcountry experience.

  • NJROTC stunners
  • Be There 01-12-11

    Thursday
    The Republican Party of Los Alamos will elect the 2011-2012 County Central Committee and its officers at the Best Western Hilltop House. The County Contingent to the Republican Party of New Mexico Central Committee will also be elected. Republicans registered in the County of Los Alamos are encouraged to attend. Registration opens at 6:30 p.m. and closes at 7 p.m.  A meeting of the 2009-2010 Central Committee begins at 7 p.m., followed by Ward Caucuses and the County Convention. For information, contact JoAnn Johnson, 662-7981,  jajohnson710@aol.com.

  • Community announcements 01-12-11

    Calendars available
    Friends of the Shelter Calendars are available for a limited time at the following locations Animal Clinic of Los Alamos, Ridgeview Vet, Brownell’s Hallmark, CB Fox, Pet Pangaea and Otowi Station.  

  • Activist in women of Juarez cases slain in Mexico

    CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) — A poet who led protests against the unsolved killings of women in the violent border city of Ciudad Juarez has herself become the victim of a bizarre slaying, her body found strangled and her left hand severed after a night of partying with three teens.