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Today's News

  • State roundup: Aggie men’s hoops dropped by Wolfpack

    RENO, Nev. — The New Mexico State University men’s basketball team’s three-game win streak was snapped with a 90-71 loss at Nevada Thursday.
    Junior forward Troy Gillenwater had a game-high 22 points from the Aggies, while junior guard Hernst Laroche added 11 points.
     The Aggies moved to 10-10 and 4-2 in the Western Athletic Conference while the Wolf Pack improved to 6-13 and 3-3 in the WAC. Offensively, NMSU was strong in the first half with a 51.9 field goal percentage but hampered in the second half, held to a 30.3 percent clip.

  • Small business needs relief

    Before it vanishes into the vapor, mourned by almost no one, let me tell you about the Small Business Regulatory Relief Act.
    Promising title, wasn’t it?
    It could evaporate this year. It’s named in a long list of things to be repealed in HB 29, the 89-page bill that creates the proposed new Department of Commerce.
    The Small Business Regulatory Relief Act was enacted in 2005 (HB 869; you can read it on the New Mexico Legislature’s Web site).

  • Bible Answers 01-21-11

    “The Bible speaks of the devil and accords him some power. But, does he know what I am thinking?" — Dana

    We get a sense of the devil’s nature by perusing some of the names used of him in Scripture: Tempter (Mt. 4:1ff), Adversary (I Pet. 5:8), Destroyer (Rev. 9:11), Accuser (Rev. 12:10), Murderer (Jn. 8:44), Prince of This World (Jn. 14:30) and Ruler of Darkness (Eph. 6:12).

  • Religion listings 01-21-11

    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.

  • Firefighter set to dispute exposure rap

    Brandon Gore has returned to work as a Los Alamos firefighter after an administrative investigation found him fit for duty.

    Gore was arraigned in Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court Dec. 15. He pled not guilty to an indecent exposure charge during a court hearing on Dec. 20. He requested a trial by jury, which is set for 2:15 p.m. Monday.

    Gore, 25, lives in Edgewood. The charge stems from an incident that occurred in Bernalillo County Nov. 28.

  • Candidates share their views on education in LA

    Editor’s note: This is part one of a two-part series.

    The University of New Mexico-Los Alamos and Los Alamos Board of Education candidates gathered at UNM-LA Thursday night to field questions by their constituents during a forum hosted by the League of Women Voters.
    Approximately two-dozen members of the public attended the event, but only a handful seized the opportunity to ask the candidates questions about their platforms and their vision for the boards on which they hope to serve.

  • Council approves legislative agenda

    Every year, the Los Alamos County Council’s State Legislative Committee submits a state legislative agenda for adoption. This year, though, the committee is not requesting capital funds.

  • LANL honors seven small businesses

    In all, close to 1,300 small businesses do business with the Los Alamos National Laboratory.
    On Thursday, LANL held a recognition ceremony at Fuller Lodge for seven businesses that were most successful in the past fiscal year.
    “We are here today to recognize the seven suppliers we believe have done an outstanding job at the lab,” LANL Small Business Program Manager Dennis Roybal said.

  • Update 01-21-11

    Chat with the Chief
    From 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Jan. 24, Chief Wayne Torpy will be available to talk with anyone on a walk-in basis at his office. This an opportunity to get your question asked, your concern voiced and your needs addressed. No oneed to make an appointment. For more information, phone 663-1733.

    Controlled burn
    Bandelier will burn five acres of land along N.M. 4 and Forest Road 289, beginning at 10 a.m. and ending at 2 p.m. today.

  • Up on the rooftop

    Work on the roof at Fuller Lodge is winding down. Construction began on Sept. 27. The original completion date was slated for Jan. 19, but because of two change orders, the date has been moved to Feb. 20. One change involved the contractor, that found a better product with which to construct the roof. The second change involved matching shingles with the uneven roof line of the building. The project involves removing the wooden shingles and replacing them with a metal roof that looks like the original.