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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Discovery Channel to film Los Alamos schools on Friday

    Discovery Channel will be conducting its filing for the upcoming Profiles Series about Los Alamos schools in two locations on Friday.
    Beginning at 8:45 a.m., the channel will be at the Mountain Elementary School to film different classes.
    At 10 a.m., the channel will shift its focus to the high school and Los Alamos Schools Chief Financial Officer John Wolfe said there is a full schedule.

  • Zipper Clause Leaves County Exposed

    A battle between firefighters and the county over an issue of direct dealing with union members fell in favor of International Association of Fire Fighters Local #3279 Wednesday.

    New Mexico Court of Appeals Judges Linda Vanzi, Jonathan Sutin and Michael Vigil upheld the decision rendered more than two years ago in First Judicial District Court.

  • Teen Center opening delayed

    The holidays and a personnel shuffle in the county attorney’s office in December contributed to the fact that the opening of the interim teen center has been delayed until Feb. 28.  County Council appointed County Attorney Randy Autio acting county administrator in early December, leaving the busy office with just two attorneys.

  • Gov frees up emergency funds for NM gas outage

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez has signed an executive order that frees up as much as $750,000 in state emergency funds for costs incurred by state and local entities as a result of last week's natural gas outage.

    The state has received disaster declarations from 13 local governments within the last two days, and more are expected.