Today's News

  • Church begins recovery

    Pastor Shawn Amburgey could only stand and watch as smoke and flames enveloped the chapel of the New Beginnings Fellowship Church Wednesday morning.

    “I may have looked calm,” Amburgey said this week. “In my role as a pastor, I have to be positive and uplifting as possible. One of my roles is that I have to be a counselor and the leader of the church. But in my insides, I was a basket case.”

  • Jim West Transit Center to open soon in Espanola

    After nearly a year of delays because of unanticipated swampy soil, the long-awaited North Central Regional Transit District Jim West Transit Center is set to open next month in Española.

    District Executive Director Tony Mortillaro had hoped to be moved in by the beginning of this month, but it was later agreed that the contract would be handed over July 16.

  • In support of the park

    Both U.S. House and Senate subcommittees on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands had hearings last week on bills to create the Manhattan Project National Historical Park. Los Alamos Historical Society Executive Director Heather McClenahan witnessed all the proceedings and represented Los Alamos before the House subcommittee.

    Rep. Ben Ray Lujan, who sits on the House subcommittee, extended the invitation to McClenahan a week before the hearing. 

  • Letter: School board and open meetings act

    The Los Alamos School Board strives with great diligence to comply with the statutory rules for conduct of its open meetings in order to ensure transparency in government.

  • 07-08-12 People in the news

    Hofstra University Law School,  Hempstead, N.Y. announces that Patricia Yvette Medina, daughter of Victor and Patricia Medina of Los Alamos, was named to the dean’s list for the 2012 Semester. She is concurrently working on a Juris Doctor degree and a master’s degree.

  • 07-08-12 News for retirees

    July 8-14

    For information, call the Betty Ehart Senior Center (BESC) at 662-8920, the White Rock Senior Center (WRSC) at 662-8200 and “Day Out” (adult day care, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.) at 661-0081. Reservations must be made by 10 a.m. for daily lunches.


  • 07-08-12 Shelter report

    The Los Alamos Animal Shelter, 226 East Road, 662-8179, has a great selection of onsite adoptable pets waiting for their forever home. 

    Come find a companion that will give you unconditional love. Be sure to visit lafos.org, where you can get more information about volunteering, adopting and donating. All adoptable pets are spayed or neutered, have their shots and are micro chipped.

  • 07-08-12 Thank you letter

    I would like to take this opportunity to thank your community and one of your residents. I became lost in Los Alamos last week when driving across Northern New Mexico. Near the intersection where Diamond Drive ends and (I think) San Ildefonso Road, I stopped to ask for directions. Not only was I given directions, this group escorted me to Trinity Drive and made sure I was heading in the right direction. 

  • 07-08-12 Births

    The following births were reported at Los Alamos Medical Center:


    June 4: A boy, Deven Joey Donald Garcia, born to DeNae Montoya and Donald Garcia

  • Stoddard Scholarship recipients announced

    Steve Stoddard, a member of the original trustees of the Valles Caldera who attended many meetings to decide the fate of the Caldera, was given a per diem stipend. 

    Rather than spend that money on his family, he placed it in an account.