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Today's News

  • Survey sheds light on local labor market

    In June 2010, the Los Alamos Commerce Development Cooperation (LACDC) and Foote Consulting Group completed a labor market survey and the results have created impacts that continue today.
    It’s always been assumed that Los Alamos offers great employment opportunities and now the data exists to support that assumption, said LACDC Executive Director Kevin Holsapple.

  • Cold weather causes delay

    Frigid temperatures continued to grip Los Alamos Thursday morning with temperatures dipping into the negative numbers. As a result, Los Alamos Public Schools were on a two-hour delay.

  • 'I Met Some Amazing Students'

    Two days after addressing the State Legislature, Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) made the trip to Los Alamos to visit the middle school, high school and the laboratory Wednesday.
    After a meeting in Espanola, Luján and his staff made their first stop at the middle school.

  • Autio fills top county positions

    Acting County Administrator Randy Autio filled two top vacancies at the county on Wednesday.
    He appointed Capital Projects and Facilities Department Director Anne Laurent and Chief Financial Officer/Director of Administrative Services Steven Lynne to the positions of acting assistant county administrators.
    One of these positions has been vacant since council appointed former Assistant County Administrator Tony Mortillaro to serve as county administrator Oct. 22, 2009.

  • Otowi Station's Best Sellers 02-03-11

    1.  “The U.S. Constitution for Everyone,” Jerome Agel, ed.

    2.  “Threads West, An American Saga,” Reid Rosenthal

     3.  “Pie in the Sky: Successful Baking at High Altitudes” Susan Purdy
    4.  “License to Cook New Mexico Style,” New Mexico Federation of Business and Professional Women
     5.  “The Making of the Atomic Bomb,” Richard Rhodes
    6.  “Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day,” Jeff Hertzberg

  • Top 10 Movies 02-03-11

    1.  “The Rite,” $14.7 million
    2.  “No Strings Attached,”
    weekend gross, $13.4 million
    3.  “The Mechanic,”
    weekend gross, $11.4 million
     4.  “The Green Hornet,” weekend gross, $11.1 million
    5. “The King’s Speech,”
    weekend gross, $11 million
    6.  “True Grit,”
    weekend gross, $7.5 million
    7.   “The Dilemma,” weekend gross, $5.6 million

  • LA Happenings 02-03-11

    Music

    Lads of Enchantment quartets will deliver singing valentines to the home or workplace in Los Alamos on Feb. 13-14. Their quartets will serenade your sweetheart with romantic songs and present her/him with a rose. To reserve a singing Valentines delivery, call Chuck at 662-9127.

  • Out and about 02-03-11

    Art receptions

    The New Mexico Museum of Art presents an exhibition opening of “Conserving Public Art: The WPA Artwork of Gene Kloss and B.J.O. Nordfeldt” from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday.

    Johnsons of Madrid Galleries of Fine and Fiber Art present a “First Saturday” art reception from 3-5 p.m. Saturday. Johnsons is located at 2843 Highway 14 N., Madrid, N.M. For more information contact djofm@yahoo.com.

  • Billboard Top 25 Singles 02-03-11

    1.  Grenade, Bruno Mars
    2. Firework, Katy Perry
    3.  Black and Yellow, Wiz Khalifa
    4. Tonight (I’m Lovin’ You), Enrique Iglesia featuring Ludacris and DJ Frank E
    5. What’s My Name? Rihanna
    featuring Drake
    6.  Hold It Against Me, Britney Spears
    7.   We R Who We R, Ke$ha
    8. Raise Your Glass, P!nk
    9.  The Time (Dirty Bit),
    The Black Eyed Peas
    10.  Hey Baby (Drop It To The Floor), Pitbull featuring T-Pain

  • 'Cuckoo's Nest' hospital seeks takers for remains

    SALEM, Ore. — Don Whetsell buried his grandfather last year, finally laying him to rest 60 years after his death.
    The final resting place next to his wife was far better than the previous one: on a shelf with the neglected remains of 3,500 others in a storage area dubbed the “room of forgotten souls.”
    Whetsell is one of 120 people to claim the remains of loved ones who had been left behind at Oregon’s state mental hospital, some of them in corroding copper canisters that had fused together.