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Today's News

  • Update 03-02-11

    T-Board meeting
    The Transportation Board will meet from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Public Works Conference Room, located on 2101 Trinity Drive behind JR Clothing.

    Town hall meeting
    A sustainability town hall will be from 8 a.m.-noon Saturday at the Crossroads Bible Church, 97 East Road.  The event is free and snacks and refreshments will be provided.   

    Fundraiser

  • Co-op Market open for business

    The Los Alamos Co-op Market opened for business at noon Wednesday. It was a “soft” opening to allow for final details to be completed before the official grand opening, which will be announced soon.
    The co-op will be open 7 a.m.-9 p.m., Monday through Saturday and 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday.

  • A Mighty Wind blows into Mesa Public Library

    This Thursday, Los Alamos moviegoers will have a chance to catch a free screening of “A Mighty Wind” at Mesa Public Library.
    Christopher Guest’s 2003 mockumentary takes a spoofy look at the folk scene with a “Behind the Music”-esque presentation about three folk ensembles preparing for a PBS special.
    Bob Balaban, as the son of the recently deceased folk icon Irving Steinbloom, has decided his father needs memorializing on TV. He arranges to have some of the elder Steinbloom’s favorite musicians perform on the show.

  • Be There 03-02-11

    Today
    The March Juvenile Justice Advisory Board meeting is scheduled for 6:15 p.m. in Building #1, Camino Entrada, Pajarito Cliffs Site. For more information, call 412-9371.

    The Sierra Club presents Jeanne Fair and Mark Jankowski of LANL, at 7 p.m. at Mesa Public Library. The pair will talk about the Avian Flu and West Nile Virus.
    Thursday
    The March meeting of the Los Alamos Master Gardeners will be 7 p.m. in the White Rock Town Hall.
    Friday

  • Family Strengths Network hosts family fun

  • Southwestern megadroughts evidence revealed

    There’s an old saying that if you don’t like the weather in New Mexico, wait five minutes. Maybe it should be amended to 10,000 years, according to new research.

  • Experts Debate Suicide Ruling

    Editor's Note: This is the third in a multi-part series.

    An investigation began last summer as part of a March 2005 whistleblower lawsuit brought by former Los Alamos National Laboratory auditor Charles Montaño. The probe hit on a previously missing link that tied former LANL Deputy Director of Operations Richard Burick to Pete Bussolini, a former facilities maintenance manager at the lab.

  • Council seeks traffic noise fix

    The scope of MIG Inc.’s work in the county will extend beyond the N.M. 502 corridor study, in spite of the fact that some councilors question the firm’s ability to tackle a noise abatement project.

    In a 4-3 vote, the Los Alamos County Council approved adding $65,036 to the corridor study project budget for the consulting firm to look at sound mitigation in the Eastern Area as well as conduct a study to develop design alternatives for the Oppenheimer/Central intersection.

  • Spaceport champions are gone

    New Mexico’s spaceport was not conceived as an operation to take rich people into space.
    The Las Cruces community and New Mexico State University began working more than 20 years ago to create a commercial spaceport that would take advantage of the area’s many benefits.
    Those advantages included good weather, high elevation, clear airspace, a strong NMSU science department and the proximity to White Sands Missile Range.

  • Men's basketball: Ohio St. back at top

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After getting through its toughest stretch of the season, Ohio State is back at No. 1.
    For the third week in a row The Associated Press Top 25 poll has had a new team on top. The Buckeyes climbed a spot over Duke, which lost at Virginia Tech on Saturday night.
    The Buckeyes welcome their return.