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Today's News

  • Thank you 02-15-11

    Thank you to local
    pediatrician Dr. Tom
     
    The Los Alamos Middle School Hawk Cheerleaders have just completed their season for 2010 and 2011.
    The team cheered at every one of the Hawk home football games, the complete seventh and eighth grade girl’s and boy’s basketball seasons, home wresting meets, and girl’s volleyball.

  • Former Marine talks about Iwo Jima

    “The battle of Iwo Island has been won. The United States Marines by their individual and collective courage have conquered a base which is as necessary to us in our continuing forward movement toward final victory as it was vital to the enemy in staving off ultimate defeat. By their victory, the 3rd, 4th and 5th Marine Divisions and other units of the Fifth Amphibious Corps have made an accounting to their country which only history will be able to value fully. Among the Americans who served on Iwo Island, uncommon valor was a common virtue.”

  • State News at a Glance 02-15-11

    Progress made in Ruidoso

    RUIDOSO — New Mexico officials say significant progress has been made in the effort to restore water service to the village of Ruidoso. The state Environment Department said  water in the system isn’t contaminated, but a boil water advisory still is in effect. Residents are being advised to boil water for 5 minutes before drinking, cooking and washing dishes.
    Bottled water for drinking is available at the main Fire Station in the village.

  • Public input needed for municipal building site layout and design

    The public is invited to attend one of two public meetings hosted by the county’s Capital Projects and Facilities’ staff, along with county contractor Jaynes Corporation/Studio Southwest Architects regarding the site layout and design of the new municipal building, historic archives and County records center.
    The meetings will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 23 at White Rock Town Hall and from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 24 at Fuller Lodge’s Pajarito Room.

  • Sobriety monitoring devices gain momentum in the state

    A bill aimed at curbing the state’s DWI problem easily cleared Senate Public Affairs Committee this week.
    Senate Bill 197 from Sen. George Munoz, D-Gallup, targets DWI offenders who do not own cars but must avoid alcohol to meet terms of their probation by putting a Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitor (SCRAM) type device in their homes.
    “It fixes the DWI Interlock problem, and allows people to serve their sentences,” Munoz said.
    Not everyone is so sure what the bill is proposing would work.

  • Reducing emissions proposed

    FARMINGTON–The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has plans to reduce emissions at two New Mexico power plants.

  • Co-op assembles management team

    The Los Alamos Cooperative Market has assembled its management team in anticipation of its grand opening later this month. From left, Kwei-Hsuan Coats, marketing; Matt Dreier, grocery; Trinity Vigil, meat and cheese; Emily Chapman, deli; Steve Watts, general manager; Phil Kearney, produce; Tim Morrison, front-end; Aviv Stein, wellness; not pictured is Gloria Brehm, accounting.

  • Police Beat 02-15-11

    Police Beat items are compiled from public information contained in Los Alamos Police Department Records. Charges or citations listed in Police Beat do not imply innocence or guilt.

    Feb. 2

    12:27 p.m. – A 23-year-old Los Alamos woman reported that someone stole items from her car parked in the 3000 block of Arizona Street. The estimated loss is $500.

    7:40 p.m. – A 35-year-old Los Alamos man reported that someone stole items from his car parked in the 3800 block of Villa Street. The estimated loss is unknown.

  • Update 02-15-11

    T-Board meeting

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

    DPU Board meeting

    The Board of Pubic Utilities will hold its regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the DPU Conference Room.

    Public meetings

  • Woman rescued

    A woman is rescued in Pajarito Acres by Los Alamos firefighters after falling off her horse. Driving the Polaris is firefighter Micah Brittelle with firefighter Jeff Wetteland in the passenger seat and firefighter Manuel Pacheco tending to the patient in the rear of the vehicle. For complete details, see lamonitor.com.