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Today's News

  • Artists explore what it means to be 'Naked'

    Abandon everything that comes to mind when the word “naked” is spoken and try to see things in a different light without blushing or giggling like a teenager.
    The staff at the Fuller Lodge Art Center is hoping that patrons will do just that, as it presents its newest exhibit, “Naked,” opening with a reception from 5-7 p.m. Friday. More than 50 artists will share their interpretations of what it means to be naked.
    The range of work on display is as varied as the artists. From sketches and photographs of nudes, to ceramic and bronze interpretations of the female body, to photographs of stingrays and trees, each individual shares their vision.

  • LA baby remains in stable condition in ICU at ABQ hospital

    According to Los Alamos Police Captain Randy Foster, the 11-week-old baby boy, who sustained a variety of injuries after being allegedly dropped by a 19-year-old Los Alamos man, remains in stable condition in the intensive care unit of UNM Hospital in Albuquerque Friday.

    Foster said doctors still are trying to determine the extent of injuries.

    Tyrell Abney, 19, was arrested and charged  Wednesday with child abuse resulting in great bodily harm –a first-degree felony – after Los Alamos Magistrate Judge Pat Casados issued a warrant for his arrest. He remains in the Los Alamos Detention Center on a $100,000 cash-only bond.

  • Council approves eight CIP projects to move forward -- updated

    Two nights of hearings and debate ended with approval of eight capital improvement projects (CIP) in the budget for 2013. The Los Alamos County Council also prioritized projects and determined the order for implementation. 

  • Today in History for May 17th
  • County announces updated process for Wednesday's Council meeting

    Here is the process and will also have posters announcing this process at the meeting as folks arrive.
     

  • Thank You 05-16-12

    On behalf of the New Mexico Dressage Association and the Los Alamos Pony Club, we would like to say thanks to all who helped make our recent Dressage Show and Pony Club Rally so successful.
    NMDA members and LAPC families supported the show by helping set up and prepare the arena, acting as arena stewards, rally judges, assisting with judge hospitality and programs, and all the other tasks required for a horse show.  

  • Be There 05-16-12

    Today
    The Juvenile Justice Advisory Board will attend the Capital Projects Special Council Meeting in Council Chambers at 6 p.m. in place of the regularly scheduled board meeting. For more information, call 661-4097.

    The Los Alamos High School dance classes invite the community to the Spring Dance Show at 7 p.m. in the Duane Smith Auditorium. High school students and guest performers will present acts in a variety of dance styles. The event is free to the public.

  • 'Woman of steel' to discuss her work

    Sculptor Destiny Allison will talk about her work and the sources of art in everyone during a talk at 6 p.m. Thursday at Fuller Lodge. She will also sign her book, “Shaping Destiny,” after the talk. The Fuller Lodge Art Center and Otowi Station Bookstore are sponsoring the event.
    Working in bronze, stone and steel for the past 15 years, Allison first fell in love with sculpting while playing with her son’s modeling clay during a moment of writer’s block and domestic frustration. Since then, Allison has focused solely on the art of sculpture. Dedication, tenacity and what she calls “downright stubbornness” have yielded her current success.

  • Chamber tees it up for charity

    The Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce held its annual golf tournament last week at Black Mesa Golf Club in Española.Approximately 50 players from Northern New Mexico took part in the tourney. In addition to the tournament, a silent auction was held. Proceeds went to the Northern New Mexico United Way.

  • Local students honored with Oppenheimer scholarship awards

    Nine college-bound
    high school students from Northern New Mexico have been selected for scholarships administered by the J. Robert Oppenheimer Memorial Committee.
    The students are from Los Alamos, Pojoaque Valley and Santa Fe high schools.
     The JROMC has awarded more than 160 scholarships and other awards totaling more than $325,000 since the program was begun in 1984.
    The philanthropic organization’s scholarship program is supported by several endowments; numerous small, individual donations; and major contributions from the Los Alamos National Bank.