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Today's News

  • Today In History For May 26th
  • 50 Years Later, Underground Fire Still Burning

    Most of Centralia, Pa. was demolished in the 1980s after the slow-burning fire that began in 1962 spread to the underground network of coal mines. Only a handful of people remain now, resisting the state's efforts to help them leave.

  • Church listings 5-25-12

    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 bethluth.com. Summer worship at 9 a.m., fellowship with refreshments following at 10:15 a.m. The preaching is biblical, the music is lively, children are welcome and abundant and a well-staffed nursery is provided.  All are welcome. Come join the Family.

    Bryce Ave. Presbyterian
    The church is located at 3333 Bryce Ave. The Rev. Henry Fernandez preaches, bapca.org, info@bapca.org. For information, call 672-3364.

    Buddhist

  • Ask Fr. John: Explaining the Didache

    What is the Didache? — B.A.

    The Didache is a first century church document that contains the teaching of the 12 Apostles.
    It had such a prominent place in the ancient church that it may have been considered, but ultimately not included, in the canon of scriptures. It remains a prominent source for Orthodox Christians.
    Regardless, it is an authoritative ancient church document, which reflects the lifestyle of believers, that is, the belief and practice of the ancient Christian gatherings.

  • Lighter winds help in fight against N. Mexico fire

    GLENWOOD, N.M. (AP) — Lighter winds aided crews battling a massive wildfire in southwestern New Mexico's Gila National Forest, but they still were unable to stop the blaze that has raged across more than 190 square miles of mountainous forest lands since last week.

    As the strong, erratic gusts slackened Sunday, teams focused on building protection lines on key flanks of the blaze.

  • Travel trends to take dip over long weekend

    Memorial Day is the traditional start of the summer travel season.  According to the 2012 Garrity Perception Survey, New Mexico residents appear to be taking fewer in-state trips this year than they did last year.  
    While 78 percent of New Mexico residents took a leisure trip somewhere in New Mexico during 2011, only 73 percent indicate they plan to travel in-state during 2012.

  • School board approves $62.6 million budget

    The Los Alamos Board of Education unanimously approved its overall $62.6 million budget for the upcoming school year.

    The money includes funding for a three percent pay increase to classified employees or non-instructional staff.

    Of that $62.6 million, $34.4 million is appropriated for operational expenses.

    Last week, the board approved additional funding for line items that had been slashed previously as part of cost-saving efforts.

    That funding increase is a result of additional revenue coming in because enrollment is up.

    Of those line items is funding for next year’s school board election, additional professional development opportunities for teachers, and funding for grounds maintenance.

  • AIR QUALITY ALERT--Update

    This from the New Mexico Environment Department:

    THE WHITEWATER BALDY FIRE COMPLEX IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE AN ACTIVE SMOKE PLUME OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. TRANSPORT WINDS HAVE SHIFTED AND ARE NOW DIRECTED FROM SOUTHWEST TO NORTHEAST OVER THE REGION. THIS GENERAL DIRECTION OF SMOKE TRANSPORT WILL PERSIST THROUGH LATE SATURDAY BEFORE TRANSPORT WINDS SHIFT BACK TO MORE OF A WEST TO EAST ORIENTATION.

  • High Wind Warning Until 10 p.m. Today

    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND WARNING... WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 10 PM MDT SATURDAY. THE HIGH WIND WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

    * LOCATION... WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS AND THE JEMEZ MOUNTAINS.

    * WINDS... SOUTHWEST 35 TO 50 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 65 MPH.

    * TIMING... STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP LATE SATURDAY MORNING AND PEAK DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS.

    * VISIBILITY... OCCASIONALLY REDUCED TO BETWEEN 2 AND 5 MILES IN DUST PRONE AREAS... NEAR OPEN FIELDS... AND CONSTRUCTION SITES.

  • Raw Video: NM Wildfire Burns 110 Square Miles

    A huge wildfire in New Mexico's Gila National Forest has destroyed 12 homes and scorched 110 square miles. Dangerous fire conditions are expected to continue through Saturday.