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Today's News

  • Selznick announces new director

    There is breaking news regarding the stalled “Gone with the Wind” film production. After several days and hoping to expedite matters, producer David O. Selznick has emerged from his office with another dramatic announcement. 

  • Teaching kids to resist temptation

    Asset number 36 is up for discussion this time, as we look at resistant skills and students’ ability to say no and resist negative peer pressure, as well as dangerous situations. 

  • LA pianists win in Sonata contest

    Six, young, aspiring pianists in Los Alamos were winners in the annual Santa Fe Sonata Contest on Feb. 5 in Santa Fe. The students competed among 33 other contestants for their trophy awards. 

  • FSN program benefits parents and kids

    Last week, Family Strengths Network hosted their first Special Saturday of the New Year. This program is designed for children ages five to 14 with diagnosed developmental or physical special needs.  

  • Marketing for the times

    Many business owners remain unsure how to market their companies online, even though they know that today’s consumers use the Internet to research products and decide what and where to buy. 

  • Bandelier passes also good at other parks

    As part of your family planning for a trip this spring break, consider purchasing a park pass at Bandelier National Monument.  By purchasing your pass at Bandelier, one hundred percent of the proceeds will remain in Bandelier to be used to improve and enhance visitor services. All passes can be purchased at the Bandelier Entrance Station.

  • Chamber official elected state president

    Members of the New Mexico Chamber Executives Association (NMCEA) have elected Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Kevin Holsapple their president for 2011. 

    NMCEA, the association of the state’s chambers of commerce works on joint advocacy activities on issues of common interest and professional development of chamber staffs. The organization also promotes mutual support and assistance between chambers.  

  • County employees weathered rough year

    Last year was tumultuous one for Los Alamos County and many of its employees. A storm of lawsuits, high-profile terminations and other issues hammered workers, so the mixed grade that resulted from the 2010 Employee Survey isn’t surprising. 

  • War of attrition

    Editor’s Note: This is the first of a three-part series.

    Bill Hudson says every time he watches the documentary about the Battle of Iwo Jima, he gets choked up.

    That’s understandable.

    The longtime Los Alamos resident took part in the battle for control of Iwo Jima; and miraculously, he lived to tell about it.

  • Espanola man gets 8 years for fatal DWI crash

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — An Espanola man who was driving more than 100 mph when he ran a red light and killed a father of three young children has been sentenced to 8 years in prison.

    Prosecutors say 29-year-old Andrew Trujillo was drunk while driving home from his job at the Los Alamos National Laboratory on April 10 when he struck the Harley-Davidson ridden by Medanales resident Bruce Mondragon. A police officer had just clocked his sedan at 106 mph and was turning around to chase him when the crash occurred.