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Today's News

  • Fuller Lodge, museum tab $6.7M

    Fuller Lodge and the Los Alamos Historical Museum are some of the county’s most prized local landmarks, but that doesn’t make the buildings immune to wear and tear. 

    In order to get the iconic buildings up to speed, the county may need to invest more than $6.7 million in renovations.

  • Muni building meetings get updated

    Los Alamos County announced a number of updates regarding the public meetings for the new municipal building and the adjacent historic archives, records center.

  • CRC applicants needed

    The deadline for applications for the Charter Review Committee is approaching.
    Applicants wishing to be considered for appointment to the Committee should send a one or two-page letter to the Council no later than 5 p.m. on Feb. 22. The letter should contain their name, address, phone number and e-mail address, along with their employer (if applicable) and if they belong to any civic organizations.

  • Registration open for cancer retreat

    Having cancer is similar to running in a race, Cancer Survivor Mendola Bakker of Los Alamos said. It’s a sprint to make decisions and find a path to a normal life.
    Cancer Services of New Mexico offers guidance to get through this race through its Spring 2011 Family Cancer Retreat on May 20-22 at the Lifeway Glorieta Conference Center in Glorieta.

  • Fishing Report 02-18-11

    Northwest

    Animas River: The flow is 240 cfs. Fishing is reported as slow with little pressure. Best bet is through town at city park using worms and spinners.

  • Sports update 02-18-11

    WRLL registration to be held at Time Out Pizza
    White Rock Little League will have an open registration session for the 2011 season next week.
    The session is scheduled for Thursday from 6-8 p.m. It will be at Time Out Pizza in White Rock.
    For more information about WRLL registration, visit www.eteamz.com/WRLL2.
    Run to benefit breast cancer research
    The first Run for Her Life 5K and 10K runs will be March 20.
    The races will start at the Mesa Trailhead near East Park. Racing starts at 9 a.m.

  • Wrestling: Geyer advances to quarterfinals at 4A state tourney

    RIO RANCHO - Cory Geyer scored a third round pin over Robbie Kellie of Del

    Norte to advance to the championship quarterfinals of the Class 4A state

    wrestling championship tournament.

    Geyer is 2-0 in the championship bracket. He's the only Hilltopper still

  • House panel set to deal with state budget

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A House committee is putting the finishing touches on a blueprint for spending more than $5 billion next year on public education and government programs.

    The House Appropriations and Finance Committee plans Friday to consider a budget proposal for the fiscal year starting in July and supplemental money for health care and other programs this year.

    The committee's preliminary budget calls for spending almost $2.4 billion in 2012 on public education, a reduction of nearly 2 percent from this year.

  • Rep. Wallace discharged from hospital in Santa Fe

    Longtime Los Alamos resident Rep. Jeannette Wallace was discharged from Christus St. Vincent Hospital in Santa Fe this morning following a night spent in the intensive care unit.

  • Police say 5 people killed in Denver area multi-vehicle crash

    THORNTON, Colo. (AP) — An SUV careening through rush-hour traffic slammed into a car and went airborne, landing on top of a pickup truck and killing five people in suburban Denver, authorities said.

    Police in Thornton said four people were also injured in the three-vehicle crash shortly before 6 p.m. MST Thursday.

    "All five occupants (of the pickup) were pronounced dead at the scene," police spokesman Matt Barnes said.