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Today's News

  • Thieves target local Toyotas

    Over the last two nights, thieves have crawled underneath four older model Toyota trucks and SUVs parked in Los Alamos neighborhoods and cut off the vehicles’ catalytic converters.  
    “The catalytic converters used on Toyota trucks and SUVs in the 1980s and 1990s were made from precious metal,” Capt. Randy Foster said. “It’s an easy part to get at so it’s become a popular item to steal.”

  • A profile in civic activism

    Through a history of dedicated service to his community, Vernon Kerr epitomizes the definition of a mover and shaker.
    Kerr has demonstrated his gift for successful civic involvement more than once. When El Rito Normal School started a school in Española with a branch in Los Alamos and the Española school wasn’t providing assistance up here, Kerr and others mounted a campaign to bring the University of New Mexico to Los Alamos.

  • Update 01-06-11

    Transportation Board meeting

    The Transportation Board will meet from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Public Works Conference Room, located at 2101 Trinity Drive.
    Agenda items include discussing a pedestrian transportation policy and the FY 2012 work plan.

    Open house

    The Community Development Department will host an open house for Rick Bohn’s retirement.
    Citizens ca have refreshments and wish him well in his future endeavors from 4-6 p.m. Friday at the CDD offices, which are located 195 East Road, Suite 104.

  • Local reaction to Anastasio’s upcoming retirement


    • Rep. Jeannette Wallace: “I think Director Anastasio has done a perfect job of getting us organized from a nonprofit to a for profit, which isn’t easy. I also think everyone deserves to retire when they’re ready.”

  • Ceremony slated for Saturday

    The second annual, Community Asset/Spirit of the West awards ceremony will be at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Best Western Hilltop House Hotel.
    The event will host an array of appetizers and desserts to reward community servants with a sweet treat to toast their accomplishments of 2010.
    “I’m so excited about the sponsorship of the Best Western Hilltop House Hotel,” said Assets Coordinator Bernadette Lauritzen. “The family was award recipients the first year and I’m pretty sure they believe in the work and philosophy of Assets.”

  • Community annoucements 01-06-11

    Register for dog obedience classes

  • Be There 01-06-11

    Today
    Mesa Public Library 2011 Free Film Series has a new theme, music. The series of six films kicks off with “Immortal Beloved,” a romantic mystery about Beethoven. Soundtrack available for checkout on CD too.

    Friday
    An opening reception for “New Mexico Journey,” featuring artwork by Mi Ra Won will be from 4-5:30 p.m. at Mesa Public Library. The artwork will be on display through Jan. 28.

  • Find your 'Inner Child'

    Fuller Lodge Art Center offers an antidote to the winter doldrums with the latest exhibit, “Inner Child” and invites the whole community to an opening reception from 5-7 p.m. Friday.
    The call-for-artists for this show says, “Bring your inner child out to play. Show us work inspired by children and childhood, toys and play. Help us expand our imaginations and relive childhood memories.”

  • Supercomputers and apple wine

    The Los Alamos Historical Society invites the public to the fourth talk of its 2010-2011 lecture series that will be at 7:30 p.m.
    Jan. 11 in the Pajarito Room of Fuller Lodge.
    This month’s lecture will feature Todd Urbatsch, speaking on, “Bengt Carlson: Supercomputers and Apple Wine.”

  • Pen & Ink Possibilities: Pet sitting isn't all it's cracked up to be

    I’ve always been a daydreamer. And of course what is envisioned inside my head is far different and much easier than coping with reality. I became all too aware of this fact when I volunteered to care for my sister’s five-month-old Pug, Bailey, while she and her family traveled to Florida for a few days.