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Today's News

  • Profiling Los Alamos Public Schools

    A television crew hired by the Profile Series was in town Friday to shoot footage for a series of one-minute vignettes about Los Alamos Schools that will appear on a number of national cable staitions, including the Discovery Channel.
     

  • Update 02-11-11

    Embroider’s Guild
    The Pajarito Embroider’s Guild, will have a show opening from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at Village Arts, 216 DP Road.
    For more information call
    661-2526.

    ESB meeting
    The Environmental Sustainability Board’s meeting on Feb. 17 and has been rescheduled for 7 a.m., Feb. 24 at the Eco Station.

    DPU Board meeting
    The Board of Pubic Utilities will hold its regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 16 in the DPU Conference Room.

    Library Board

  • LANS board chair invites employee feedback on new director search

    Within the next couple of months, a search committee will meet at Los Alamos National Laboratory to hear from various constituencies and to determine the criteria that will be uses to evaluate candidates who could becomethe next director.
    Norman Pattiz, chairman of the Los Alamos National Security Board of Governors, made this announcement in a letter issued to LANL employees outlining the next steps in the search process.

  • Day Out Program funding tightens

    The Day Out Program at the Betty Ehart Senior Center is utilized by caregivers across the county.
    The program has been described as a lifesaver, Board President Dick Tatro of the Los Alamos Retired Senior Organization (LARSO) told county council members during their regular meeting Tuesday. Yet, after operating for more than 20 years and despite increased usage in the past 24 months, the program is in trouble.

  • LAPD gains three new officers

    A soldier, the son of a family steeped in firefighters and military personnel and a history/psychology buff are the newest officers to join the local police force.
    The newly-minted officers graduated from the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy in Santa Fe Feb. 3 and in a series of interviews, explain why they’ve chosen to serve in Los Alamos.

  • Man gets 60 years in prison in Levy slaying

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The man convicted of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy nearly a decade ago was sentenced Friday to 60 years in prison.

    In November, a jury convicted Ingmar Guandique of first-degree murder in Levy's 2001 disappearance and death, despite a lack of witnesses and no DNA evidence linking him to the crime.

  • The cost of holding a grudge

    When we don’t forgive, it can hurt us. At 6:07 p.m. Sunday evening, during Contemporary Worship at Trinity on the Hill Espiscopal Church, Father Colin Kelly will begin a three-session teaching series about forgiveness and the healing impact it can have in our lives.
    Grudges, hurt feelings and thoughts of vengeance, when nurtured over a long period of time, can lead to serious health problems. Mayoclinic.com mentions some of these health problems: stress, higher blood pressure, depression, anxiety or hostility, substance abuse, even chronic pain.

  • Religion listings 02-11-11

    Baha’i Faith
    For information, e-mail losalamosla@gmail.com. For general information, call the Baha’i Faith phone at 1-800-228-6483.

    Bethlehem Lutheran
    Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church, a member of the ELCA is located at 2390 North Road, 662-5151; see a map at www.bethluth.com.  Bruce Kuenzel, Pastor. Worship services are at 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. The preaching is biblical, the music is lively, children are welcome and abundant and a well-staffed nursery is provided.
    Bryce Ave. Presbyterian

  • Ski report 02-11-11

    Angel Fire
    44-52 inch base of powder and packed powder. No new snow reported. 72 trails and 7 lifts open.

    Enchanted Forest
    20-30 inch base of packed powder. No new snow reported.

    Pajarito
    21-inch base of packed powder. No new snow reported. 35 trails and 5 lifts open.

    Red River
    40-45 inch base of powder and machine-groomed snow. No new snow reported. 55 trails and 7 lifts open.

    Sandia Peak

  • Fishing report 02-11-11

    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.