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Today's News

  • HeArts and Gifts Fair slated for this weekend

    Find a treat for your sweetheart or indulge yourself at the HeArts & Gifts Valentine’s fair on Saturday at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church parish hall.
    Vendors will offer handcrafted jewelry and turned wood items as well Scentsy candles and Avon products. The World Youth Day group will provide hot food and drinks throughout the day, beginning with breakfast burritos and hamburgers at lunchtime.
    Several artists from the Fuller Lodge Art Center will demonstrate how their art is done, for those that might like to take up a new hobby.

  • The Art of Love

    Hearts, cards, jewelry, stuffed animals, candy and a night out are all some of the usual Valentine’s Day gift ideas for hopeless romantics, but this year, a trio of Española artists are offering a different type of gift. The gift of art.
    Nikki Bustos, Cruz Lopez and Toby Morfin collaborated to put together “The Art of Love,” a show featuring art pieces devoted to the theme of love. The show opens from 6-9 p.m. Feb. 11, at the Bond House Museum in Española, just in time for Valentine’s Day.

  • Name mix-up sorted out

    Wednesday’s edition of the Los Alamos Monitor misidentified the two firefighters pictured with the story, “16 firefighters receive promotions.” Their names were switched. The firefighter in photo 1 is Driver Engineer Daniel Archuleta and the  firefighter photo 2 Driver Engineer Timothy Johnson.

  • State News at a Glance 02-10-11

    Tax refunds could help schools

    SANTA FE — A state lawmaker proposes to allow New Mexicans to donate part of their tax refunds to help boost public school funding.
    The Senate Education Committee on Wednesday unanimously endorsed the proposal by Sen. John Sapien, a Corrales Democrat.
    Under the measure, individuals could voluntarily contribute part of their state income tax refund to public schools.  

  • Charter Review Committee needs new members

    During its meeting Tuesday evening, the Los Alamos County Council re-affirmed its commitment to continue review of the County Charter, and moved to continue the Charter Review Committee appointed by the previous council in November 2009.
    Council also directed county staff to advertise for two additional committee members needed to replace former members Debbie Gill and Robert Pelak.

  • What to do if missing a W-2

    Before you file your 2010 tax return, you should make sure you have all the needed documents including all your forms W-2. You should receive a form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, from each of your employers. Employers had until Jan. 31, 2011 to send you a 2010 form W-2 earnings statement.
    If you haven’t received your W-2, follow these four steps:

  • Community annoucements 02-10-11

    Help Barranca students
    Students at Barranca Elementary are collecting funds to help fix their basketball court and build a new court. Monetary donations may be made to help fund the project, or bricks may be purchased for $100. Those who purchase bricks may have their names engraved on them. Mail donations to Mrs. McGrane’s 6th Grade Class, Barranca Elementary, 57 Loma Del Escolar, Los Alamos, NM 87544, or contact McGrane at n.mcgrane@laschools.net, for more information.

    Tables available

  • Be There 02-10-11

    Today
    A Love Stinks party for teens ages 13-18 will be from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at Mesa Public Library.

    The third of three Los Alamos Public Schools Long-Range Financial Planning community meetings will be from 6:30-8 p.m. at Aspen Elementary.

    Poetry Gatherings will be at 6:30 p.m. in the Mesa Public Library’s upstairs rotunda.

  • UNM-LA to offer Water Safety Instructor class

    UNM-Los Alamos will offer a Water Safety Instructor (WSI) class leading to American Red Cross Certification. The class will be from Feb 15 to May 3. Classes will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday; from 5-7 p.m. Friday; and from
    10 a.m.-noon Feb 26 and March 12.

  • Update 02-10-11

    ESB meeting

    The Environmental Sustainability Board’s meeting on Feb. 17 and has been rescheduled for 7 a.m., Feb. 24 at the Eco Station.

    DPU Board meeting

    The Board of Pubic Utilities will hold its regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 16 in the DPU Conference Room.

    Library Board

    Los Alamos County Library Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mesa Public Library.

    Fuller Lodge Board

    The Fuller Lodge Board will meet at 5 p.m. Feb. 17 in the CDD Conference Room 1.