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Today's News

  • Don’t mistake Tenacious D for musicians

    Over the years, many comedians have tried to cross over into the music industry.

    None have been quite as successful as the comedy duo of Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong. In the 1970s, they made off-color music full of drug and sexual references.  Now in the 21st Century, there is the band Tenacious D. Consisting of comedians Jack Black and Kyle Gass, Tenacious D follows in the steps of the rock comedians before them.

  • Take Driver's Ed for a spin

    Most teens love being able to drive a car because there are many benefits to having that freedom. Parents are not burdened with constant chauffeuring and driving yourself tends to be more convenient than taking a bus. 

    Middle school students and high school freshmen are probably already thinking about learning to drive and many face a common question: “where can I learn to do so?”

  • Animal Shelter 5-27-12

    The Los Alamos Animal Shelter, 226 East Road, 662-8179, has a great selection of onsite adoptable pets waiting for their forever home. 

    Come find a companion that will give you unconditional love.

    Be sure to visit lafos.org, where you can get more information about volunteering, adopting and donating. All adoptable pets are spayed or neutered, have their shots and are microchipped.

  • News for retirees 5-27-12

    Public Works Projects

    For more information about the projects listed below, please e-mail  lacpw@lacnm.us, call 

    662-8150, or visit the “Projects” link at www.losalamosnm.us. 

  • Cone Zone 5-27-12

    Public Works Projects

    For more information about the projects listed below, please e-mail  lacpw@lacnm.us, call 

    662-8150, or visit the “Projects” link at www.losalamosnm.us. 

  • Bandelier CCC highlighted

    Within one month of being elected president in 1932, Franklin D. Roosevelt convinced Congress to pass the Emergency Conservation Work Act to put the nation’s unemployed back to work. The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), which recruited youths to work on conservation projects to protect the country’s natural resources, was the first program instituted.

  • LAHS Class of 2012 Commencement -- photos added
  • More questions in next chapter of CMRR saga

    More details have emerged concerning the Senate Armed Services Committee’s decision to authorize $150 million to the Chemistry Metallurgy Research Replacement facility for FY13.

    According to sources close to the situation, the bill also requires NNSA to study combining the CMRR-NF project with potential replacement of LANL’s main plutonium facility (PF-4), a suggestion also reported in a Government Accountability Office (GAO) review of the CMRR project.

  • Memorial Day remembrances on tap for the region

    This year’s community Memorial Day Celebration will be hosted by the Los Alamos Elk’s Lodge at 11 a.m. at Guaje Pines Cemetery.

    The planning committee consists of the Elk’s Lodge, The American Legion Post 90, Knights of Columbus 4th Degree, Donald A. Larson Assembly,  Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8874, Ladies Auxiliary, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8874 and Daughters of the American Revolution.

    A complimentary lunch will follow at the Elk’s Lodge.

    For more information,  contact Lisa Harris, 662-5611.

    Gov. Susana Martinez, meanwhile, will speak at 10:30 a.m. at Santa Fe National Cemetery.

  • Rio Arriba County resident dies of Hantavirus

    The New Mexico Department of Health (DOH) is announcing today that a 20-year-old woman from Rio Arriba County has died from complications due to laboratory-confirmed Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS). This is the first case of HPS in New Mexico this year.
     
    “We extend our sympathy to this woman’s family and friends,” said DOH Cabinet Secretary, Dr. Catherine Torres. “I am asking all New Mexicans to follow our prevention guidelines  to keep themselves and their families safe, as HPS can be a serious and sometimes fatal disease.”