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Today's News

  • Police Beat 07-24-12

    Police Beat items are compiled from public information contained in the Los Alamos Police Department Records. Charges or citations listed in Police Beat do not imply innocence or guilt. The Los Alamos Police Department uses the term “arrest” to define anyone who has been physically arrested, served a court summons, or issued a citation.

    July 12

    7:30 a.m.— Gary Brown, 44, was arrested for committing a larceny over $250 and under $500.  According to police he’s accused of stealing a computer from the Comfort Inn, 2500 Trinity Drive. He is due to appear in magistrate court through a criminal summons.

  • Flash Flood Warning until 4 p.m. Tuesday

    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A

  • Update 07-24-12

    Presentation

    Presentations on recovery efforts in Haiti will be given at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. A free-will offering will be taken to support the 2012 Carter Work Project and continued rebuilding in Haiti.  Refreshments will be provided.

    P&Z meeting

    The Planning and Zoning Commission will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in council chambers.

    County Council

    The Los Alamos County Council will meet at 7 p.m. today in White Rock Fire Station No. 3.

    Film series

    The White Rock Family Friendly Film Series presents “Spy Kids 4” at 7 p.m. Thursday at the White Rock Town Hall.

    Field user's meeting

  • President honors lab researcher

    A young Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist, Amy J. Clarke, is among the honorees that President Obama named as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).

    “Discoveries in science and technology not only strengthen our economy, they inspire us as a people,” Obama said. “The impressive accomplishments of today’s awardees so early in their careers promise even greater advances in the years ahead.”

  • Inmate injures himself in jail

    At around 4:30 p.m. Monday, a prisoner being held at the Los Alamos Detention Center was rushed to the Los Alamos Medical Center. He was later transferred to the Christus St. Vincent Medical Center in Santa Fe for more testing. As of press time, it is not known what his condition is. According to LAPD Capt. Randy Foster, the prisoner suffered a “medical episode” and fell down in the jail. “... and unfortunately, the floors and walls in the jail aren’t very forgiving,” Foster said.

  • LA teens take to the skies

    If your son or daughter is dreaming of taking to the skies for a career as a pilot, look no further than your local Civil Air Patrol. Since 1948, the “Los Alamos Composite Squadron” has served as an incubator for America’s future pilots, educating kids and teens in the ways of flying, leadership and aerospace.

    Recently, three of the squadron’s members, Cadet Master Sgt. Chase Britton, 19, Cadet Senior Airman Ben Schilling, 18, and Cadet Senior Airman Austin Salmon, 15, recently got behind the wheel of a glider and flew it thousands of feet in the air.

  • Waterman drops out of county council race

    In a one-paragraph e-mail to the Los Alamos Monitor, Republican candidate Roger Waterman announced he is withdrawing from the county council race Monday.

    The statement read: “Due to business and professional issues that have arisen over the last several weeks, I am withdrawing as a candidate for the Los Alamos County Council. I regret disappointing my many supporters. I will be returning any financial support I have received to those who supported me in that manner.”

    “I’m really disappointed,” Waterman said in a phone interview. “I really have an interest in governmental affairs. The timing was just bad.”

  • Flood Advisory until 2:30 p.m. for Los Alamos vicinity

    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED AN

    * ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR... LOS ALAMOS COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO SOUTHEASTERN RIO ARRIBA COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO EAST CENTRAL SANDOVAL COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO NORTHWESTERN SANTA FE COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO

    * UNTIL 230 PM MDT

  • PEEC chosen for program

    The Pajarito Environmental Education Center has been selected to participate in the Museum Assessment Program
    Through guided self-study and on-site consultation with a museum professional, participation in MAP will empower PEEC to better serve the residents of Los Alamos by helping it to meet and exceed the highest professional standards of the museum field. The $4,000 cost of this program will be completely funded through the grant received.

  • Be There 07-24-12

    Today
    Summer Family Evenings at PEEC: Star Party. Join them for a late-night Summer Family Evening to look at the moon and stars through PEEC’s telescope. The summer sky is full of sights since the Milky Way and center of galaxy are visible. PEEC will have telescopes set up outside our building starting around 8:15 p.m. Free.

    Wednesday