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Today's News

  • NMPW hosts book launch

    The New Mexico Press Women will host the release of its new book, “A History of New Mexico Press Women (1949-2009),” from 2-4 p.m. Oct. 2 at the Flying Star Restaurant on Silver and 8th Street SW in Albuquerque.
    The book chronicles the organization’s 60-year history.
    Where did the association come from?
    The answer to that question is imperative if the group is to know where they are going. At a time when journalism and mass communications is being revolutionized by electronic media, the answer is more important than ever.

  • Los Alamos High School teachers ask for wish list items

    The LAHS Wish List can help Los Alamos High School staff help students and their friends succeed. Teachers often buy classroom supplies with their own money or students go without needed supplies. 
    Budgets have decreased over the years, as prices of goods have gone up.  Anything contributed will help stretch the dollars and cover the needs.
    Donated items may be dropped off at the LAHS front office with a note including your name and the staff name. LAHS will ensure that the items will be given to the requesting staff member.  

  • 09-26-10 News for retirees

    Sept. 26-Oct. 2
    For information, call the Betty Ehart Senior Center (BESC) at 662-8920, the White Rock Senior Center (WRSC) at 662-8200 and “Day Out” (adult day care, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.) at 661-0081. Reservations must be made by 10 a.m. for daily lunches.

    Betty Ehart
    MONDAY  
     
    8:45        Cardio plus exercise
    9:30        Spanish lesson

  • 09-26-10 Stillman-Salucci wedding

    STILLMAN-SALUCCI
    Noelle Stillman of San Clemente, CA, married Captain Joseph Salucci, United States Marine Corps, in an outdoor ceremony at the Hyatt Regency in Lake Tahoe, Nevada, on July 9, 2010.  .
    The bride is the daughter of Danny and Ruth Stillman of Los Alamos.  Parents of the bridegroom are Michael Salucci of San Luis Obispo, CA, and Patty Salucci, also of San Luis Obispo.

  • 09-26-10 Shelter report

    The Los Alamos Animal Shelter, 226 East Road, 662-8179, has a great selection of on-site adoptable pets; others are in foster care with loving, temporary homes.
    All of our fully reconditioned adoptable pets are spayed or neutered, have their shots and are micro-chipped.
    Be sure to check out links to our many pets at the Friends of the Shelter Web site: www.lafos.org. You can also volunteer or make a donation.  

  • 09-26-10 People in the News

  • This week’s Youth Activity Center schedule

    Monday: Kickball in White Rock; origami ghosts in Los Alamos
    Tuesday: Scarecrow design contest
    Wednesday: Movies and munchies
    Thursday: Kickball in Los Alamos; origami ghosts in White Rock
    Friday: Boo! birthday board

  • Garden care tips for autumn

    Autumn signals the end of the growing season, leaving gardeners with mixed feelings; no more pests or weeds, but it is sad when the first frost zaps the tender plants.
    Some autumn duties gardeners share include:
    • Pull used leaves off shrubs
    • Plant spring flowering bulbs
    • Divide perennials
    • Fertilize cool season grasses
    • Cut back on watering at the end of September
    • Renew mulch on perennial beds
    • Cut out canes on raspberry plants that bore fruit this season

  • Devastating budget cuts coming

    Now the fun part begins. Former state Rep. John Mershon of Alamogordo isn’t with us anymore but that’s what the conservative finance chairman would say right now as state lawmakers begin to wrestle with devastating budget cuts.
    Two years ago lawmakers implemented the easy cuts, raiding our hefty reserves, removing unused money from capital outlay projects and searching out hidden slush funds throughout state government.
    Last year, it got more serious.
    A hiring freeze began reducing the number of state employees.

  • Comedian's testimony on immigration deemed an embarrassment

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The House's No. 2 Democratic leader said Sunday that comedian Stephen Colbert's testimony last week on immigration was "inappropriate" and "an embarrassment."

    Democratic Rep. Zoe Lofgren of California invited Colbert to appear before the House Judiciary Committee. But other Democrats weren't happy about her decision.