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Today's News

  • Learn about the Galisteo Basin

    Listen to tales of the Southern Tewa Pueblo Indian culture and view slides of the Galisteo Basin as the Authors Speak Series presents Lucy R. Lippard at 7 p.m. Feb. 24 in the upstairs rotunda of Mesa Public Library.
    Lippard will talk about her new book, “Down Country: The Tano of the Galisteo Basin, 1250-1782,” while Edward Ranney, photographer of more than 80 images included in “Down Country,” will show slides of the Galisteo Basin, homeland of the Tano.

  • Classes geared toward channeling the inner artist

    Visual/spatial thinkers, those with more of a bodily/kinesthetic learning style and those who have considered exploring art as a creative outlet should begin this season because Fuller Lodge Art Center just published their spring art class schedule, and it’s chock full of opportunities for all styles of learners.

  • Underground Adventure

    With so many beautiful places to visit above ground, it should be no surprise that beneath the Earth, about 300 miles south of Los Alamos, lies one of the most intriguing and beautiful National Parks in New Mexico.
    Carlsbad Caverns is one of those places that tourists flock to visit, but residents tend to forget about. A couple of years ago when my family and I finally visited the park, it was the middle of July and the parking lot was packed. Though there were a few New Mexico license plates on the parked cars, most were from out-of-state.

  • LALT presents 'Moonlight and Magnolias'

    It’s 1939 and the melodrama “Gone with the Wind” is promised to be the largest and greatest film of all time; that is, if the filming is ever completed.
    Rumors abound that producer and film financier David O. Selznick is unhappy with the screenplay, and today the announcement was made that filming will be shut down until further notice.

  • Update 02-17-11

    Iwo Jima talk
    Iwo Jima veteran Bill Hudson will show a DVD about the battle for Iwo Jima in this 66th anniversary year of the battle at 7 p.m. today at the Mesa Library Upstairs Meeting Room.

    T-Board meeting
    The Transportation Board will meet from 5:30-7:30 p.m. today at the Public Works conference room, which is located on 2101 Trinity Drive.

    LRFP Committee
    The Los Alamos Public Schools Long Range Financial Planning Committee will have a public meeting from 6:30-8 p.m. today at Chamisa Elementary.

  • NNSA honors two with Los Alamos ties

    The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Defense Programs announced the recipients of the Employee of the Quarter Awards Wednesday and two employees with Los Alamos ties earned recognition.
    The awards recognize individuals who have gone beyond the call of duty in supporting the mission of NNSA’s Defense Programs.

  • GAO reports on NNSA shortcomings

    The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released its report on nuclear weapons and it titled its findings, “NNSA Needs More Comprehensive Infrastructure and Workforce Data to Improve Enterprise Decision Making.”

    The report was given to various congressional committees.

  • The curiosity of youth

    Calvin Marksteiner, 2, watches Lily Fox, 6, look at photos on a camera during a FAN Club event celebrating the grand opening of KRSN AM 1490’s new studio in the Hilltop Shopping Center on Arkansas Street Wednesday.

     

  • SBA launches rescue effort

    Small businesses facing maturity of commercial mortgages or balloon payments before Dec. 31, 2012, may be able to refinance their mortgage debt with a 504 loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration under a new, temporary program announced today.  

    The new refinancing loan is structured like SBA’s traditional 504, with borrowers committing at least 10 percent equity and working with third-party lending institutions and SBA-approved Certified Development Companies in the standard 50 percent/40 percent split.

  • DPU budgets potential for water rate hike

    Drink up, Los Alamos.

    The Department of Public Utilities (DPU) indicates residents may soon be paying more for water.

    How much?

    Nothing is official, yet.