Today's News

  • Sign up for dog obedience classes

    Registration for the next session of dog training classes offered by the Los Alamos Dog Obedience Club will begin Tuesday. 

    Classes this session include  puppy kindergarten, basic manners, competitive obedience, beginning agility and introduction to fun nose work and conformation. Classes will begin the week of Jan 24. 

  • Y to offer training class for cyclists

    The Family Y will offer an endurance training class for cyclists from Jan. 22-April 15. 

    Each class will have a two-hour riding component and a half-hour of core conditioning. In addition, the following topics will be discussed: proper bike fit; clothing and equipment; nutrition and hydration; aches and pains —preventing them and what to do if you have them; weekly training recommendations and how to design your own training plan.

  • Be There 12-29-11


    Los Alamos Little Theatre presents “A Thousand Clowns,” by Herb Gardner. Cowgirl BBQ will cater a Texas-style dinner. There will be a New Year’s Eve countdown and celebration, with music and dancing following the show. Patrick Kelly will act as emcee and DJ. Tickets are $45 per person and are available at CB Fox Department Store. Doors open at 7 p.m.

  • On the Docket 12-28-11

    Dec. 9


    Ostalio Archuleta, 37, of Abiquiu pleaded guilty in Municipal Court to failure to pay, failure to appear, contempt of court/probation violation and failure to appear on order to show cause. Judge Alan Kirk sentenced Archuleta to serve five days in jail and to pay $430 in fines and fees including a $100 bench warrant fee.

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  • Central Ave./15th Street intersection closed

    Wednesday, work began on the Central Avenue and 15th Street intersection, which  was closed to through traffic in all directions. This was a full day closure to allow the Municipal Building Complex contractor to repair and patch previous utility trenching on Central and 15th Street. Detour signs for both 15th Street and Central Avenue were posted. 

  • Court sifts through redistricting options

    Rep. Brian Egolf (D-Santa Fe) submitted one last redistricting map for Judge James Hall to consider.

    This plan keeps Los Alamos whole and District 43 also would encompass Sandoval County precincts 7, 16, 51 and 69 and Santa Fe precincts 12 and 86.

  • Stover’s leadership abilities earn praise

    Third of a series

    Council Chair Sharon Stover’s strengths might be characterized as the four Cs: commitment, communication, contacts and consensus building. 

    “Sharon Stover is a natural leader, and Los Alamos is fortunate to have her in a position of leadership,” Councilor David Izraelevitz said. “She is very sensitive to the needs of this community.” 

  • LA's Year in Sports: Stars shine brightest under the most intense spotlights

    Stars shine brightest under the most intense spotlights.

    Such was the case for Los Alamos’ star athletes in 2011.

    Athletes in every sport came up big for 2011, but few bigger than the top prep athletes in the county and they dominated the headlines during the past 12 months.

    Only a handful of athletes in Los Alamos County could claim to have had a better year than did Chase Ealey. Ealey earned three track and field state titles, completing a trifecta which might possibly never be duplicated, with the exception of herself repeating the feat in a few months’ time.

  • NNSA responds to CMRR delay

    It will be about a year before construction can start on a new plutonium laboratory at Los Alamos National Laboratory after Congress pulled back funding for the project and restricted how the money can be spent.

    The Congressional action also raised questions about the long-term prospects for the new Chemistry and Metallurgy Research Replacement Nuclear Facility.