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Today's News

  • Be There 05-09-12

    Today
    GeekOut Game night from 5:30-8:030 p.m. at Mesa Public Library. Bring your own games or play theirs. Bring a friend or meet new ones.

    Meet Virginia Vigil, Democratic candidate for Public Regulation Commission District 3, at 5:30 p.m. at 1460 Los Pueblos. Enjoy light refreshments while you hear Vigil’s message and campaign platform.

    Thursday

  • Thank You 05-09-12

    Thanks, Los Alamos
     
    The Los Alamos Public School Foundation exists to raise funds to promote innovative learning in each of the seven public schools in Los Alamos. We believe that our children are our future and that a quality education is critical to prepare them for an increasingly complex workplace and world. The Foundation supports and invests in a successful future for all LAPS students through grants and programs.
    Great Conversations, our signature fundraiser event April 22 at Los Alamos High School, was a huge success.
    The fabulous food and the terrific speakers make this annual event one not to be missed. Mark your calendars for April 2013. 

  • Bao named to honor ensemble

    The National Association for Music Education recently announced the members of the 2011 All-National Honor Ensembles based on the audition results.
    Aaron Bao, a junior at Los Alamos High School, was named to the NAfME 2012 All-National Concert Band performing trumpet (cornet).
    He will travel to Washington, D.C. in June to rehearse and perform.
    His private teacher is Jan MacDonald, a long time music educator in the community.
    NAfME established its National Honor Ensembles as the ultimate recognition of music student performance, beyond state and divisional levels.

  • Volunteers honored at banquet

    The New Mexico Commission for Community Volunteerism had its annual spotlight on volunteers conference in Albuquerque April 13, during which Los Alamos dominated the awards.  
    Irene Powell, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program nominated several  volunteers for their efforts. She said Dave DeLanoy has kept the computers running at the senior centers as well as helped seniors with their computer problems for the past 12 years, even making house calls.
    Dick Tatro, president of LARSO, along with Bert Dennis and other helpers, has built about 100 wheelchair ramps for people in the community and in communities in Northern New Mexico.

  • Year in review

    The Los Alamos High School yearbook staff distributed the annual Monday and Tuesday during lunch. The book is titled, “Kaboom-a Explosion of LAHS Superheroes.”

  • Local Courts: On The Docket 05-09-12

    April 30

    Noel Meyers pleaded guilty in Los Alamos Municipal Court to three charges of failure to appear in court or pay court fees, improper backing leading to an accident and failing to have a valid driver’s license. Judge Alan Kirk ordered Meyers to pay $551 in courts fines and fees.

    Tovah Martinez pleaded guilty in municipal court to speeding 16 to 20 mph over the speed limit. Kirk ordered her to pay $146 in court fees and fines.

    May 3

    Jacob Green, Los Alamos, pleaded guilty in Los Alamos Magistrate Court to two counts of assault as part of a plea agreement.

  • Some big training wheels

    Atomic City Transit drivers recently conducted training in White Rock

  • Update 05-09-12

    LAPS ceremony

    Los Alamos Public Schools will honor its retiring teachers and its top educators at a ceremony at 4 p.m. Thursday at Fuller Lodge.

    Council forum

    Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce and the Los Alamos Monitor have invited all County Council candidates to participate in a forum set for 6 p.m. May 17. Watch for more details in the Los Alamos Monitor.

    'Cowboy Poet'

    Los Alamos Little Theatre presents, “Cowboy Poet,” at 7:30 p.m. May 19, with a 2 p.m. Sunday matinee May 13. Tickets can be purchased at the door or at CB Fox. For more information, visit lalt.org.

    Council meeting

  • Council discusses ad hoc committees

    The organization and roles of ad hoc committees created by either council or the county administrator came under scrutiny at Tuesday night’s council work session.

    Two committees in particular — the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) for Trinity Drive and the Trinity Site advisory committee — prompted Councilor Mike Wismer to bring the discussion before council.

  • Woman guilty of Cerro Grande Fire fraud wanted in Pa.

    An arrest warrant was issued Tuesday for Pamela Medley, 60, of Albuquerque. It alleges that in late April she claimed to be a paralegal and told Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office staff in Pittsburgh that the DA had forgotten to sign a form at a hearing.

    Medley left the DA’s office before she was recognized, authorities said, but the visit raised suspicions and led to misdemeanor charges, including lying to authorities.