.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Trinity Site Revitalization Project at a glance

    • Concept: Pedestrian friendly shopping center development anchored by a 110,000 square foot Smith’s Marketplace and potentially a 12,000 square foot Staples Office Supplies store. The additional 20,000 square feet of gross leasable space could include restaurants, service users and lifestyle fashion tenants. A full service financial institution and a quick-serve restaurant also are proposed users for the two pad sites fronting Trinity Drive.    
    • Size: 15.26 +/- acre tract of vacant property

  • Trinity Site Revitalization Project gets real

    In a sign that says it means business, North American Development Group (NADG) cut a $250,000 deposit check to Los Alamos County. The move makes increasingly more hopeful the notion that the Trinity Site Revitalization Project will actually materialize after decades in the making.

  • County officials travel to D.C.

    A trio of county officials will be heading to Washington D.C. Monday armed with a set of funding priorities that could potentially benefit the entire area.

    Acting County Administrator Randy Autio, County Council Chair Sharon Stover and Councilor Fran Berting will make the journey and they hope it will bear fruit not just for Los Alamos County, but Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and the surrounding region.

    Their weeklong visit includes meetings with Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-NM), Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM) and Rep. Ben Lujan (D-NM).

  • End of an era at LANL

    Scott Gibbs is a busy man at the Los Alamos National Laboratory as the associate director for threat identification and response.

    But sometimes he catches himself as he looks out the window of his seventh-floor office of the National Security Sciences Building. He has a bird’s eye view of the demolition at the site of the old administration building and the memories often come flooding back.

  • Mubarak's final hours: Desperate bids to stay

    CAIRO (AP) — Hosni Mubarak was supposed to announce his resignation on Thursday. The Egyptian military expected it. The new head of his ruling party pleaded to him face-to-face to do it. But despite more than two weeks of massive demonstrations by protesters unmoved by lesser concessions, the president still didn't get it.

  • 'Egypt is Free' chants Tahrir after Mubarak quits

    CAIRO (AP) — Cries of "Egypt is free" rang out and fireworks lit up the sky over Cairo's Tahrir Square where hundreds of thousands danced, wept and prayed in joyful pandemonium Friday after 18 days of peaceful pro-democracy protests forced President Hosni Mubarak to hand over power to the military, ending three decades of authoritarian rule.

  • YMCA's diabetes class

    The Family YMCA’s Diabetes 101-Education and Prevention class is being held from 12:05-12:55 p.m. Mondays.
    When the series is completed, it will begin again the first Monday of each month. The class is free to the public.
    For more information, call 662-3100.

  • Party names executive director

    Albuquerque — Republican Party of New Mexico Chairman Monty Newman announced that Bryan Watkins will serve as the new executive director of the Republican Party of New Mexico.
    Watkins takes over the position after long-time party stalwart Marge Teague announced her retirement earlier this year.   

  • NM low-income seniors and Hispanics lead nation on AP exams

    Santa Fe — New Mexico’s senior class of 2010 led the nation in the percentage of low-income seniors taking and succeeding on the Advanced Placement (AP) exam, according to the College Board’s annual report to the nation.
    Additionally, Hispanic students in the state had one of the highest participation rates in the nation (49.4 percent) and the highest percentage of students scoring three or higher on an AP exam.
    Students in Los Alamos High School continue this high number of test takers.

  • Gov. frees funds for NM gas outage

    ALBUQUERQUE — Gov. Susana Martinez has signed an executive order that frees up as much as $750,000 in state emergency funding to help with costs incurred by state and local agencies after last week’s record cold temperatures and natural gas outages that affected tens of thousands of New Mexicans.
    The governor’s order was announced Thursday as teams with the Federal Emergency Management Agency began assessing damages from southern New Mexico north to Española and Taos.