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Today's News

  • Bicycle riders face ice patch hazards on road

    Stretches of ice on the bike lane running along the shady south side of Central Avenue are presenting some hazardous obstacles for area bike riders.
    “I was on that bike lane Monday morning and had to get out into the regular travel lane a few times because of the ice,” said bicycle safety instructor Khal Spencer. “One motorist decided he didn’t like me there and honked at me to get over on to the ice patch and proceeded to pass me with about seven inches to spare – possibly closer, I could’ve reached out and touched his car.”

  • Rees awarded AAAS Fellow

    William S. Rees, Jr. of Los Alamos National Laboratory has been awarded the distinction of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow.
    As part of the Chemistry section, Rees was elected as an AAAS Fellow for scientific and educational contributions to the field of materials chemistry, and for sustained policy contributions leading to enhancements in national security basic research. Election as a Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.

  • Anastasio addresses community leaders

  • Update 01-11-11

    School board meeting today

    The LAPS board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in Pajarito Cliffs Building 1 conference room.

    No trash pickup

    In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day there will be no trash or recycling collection on Monday. If this is your normal trash day then put your trash out two days later on Wednesday, Jan. 19.

     

  • County launches pile burning initiative

    After a two-year break, pile burn operations aimed at reducing the impacts of wildfire will resume on county land this week.
    The Los Alamos County Parks Division and the Santa Fe National Forest plan to continue maintenance burning in Pueblo, Bayo, and Walnut canyons beginning Thursday.
    “We’re anticipating a dry spring and we’d like to remove as much wildland fuel as we can while it remains cold and there is snow on ground,” said Craig Martin, Los Alamos County Open Space Specialist.

  • Police Beat 01-11-11

    Police Beat items are compiled from public information contained in Los Alamos Police Department Records. Charges or citations listed in Police Beat do not imply innocence or guilt.

    Dec. 30

    10:02 – Andrew Hime, 46, of Los Alamos was arrested and charged with two counts of battery on a household member and one count of assault against a household member.
     
    Dec. 31

  • Artist takes a skip through Ethiopia

    A photographic journey through Ethiopia is currently on display at Village Arts, located at 216 DP Road.
    The exhibit features work by local artist, Brandon Stone, as well as the photography of fellow travelers.  
    An opening reception is planned from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, where the artist will be present to speak about his work and his plans to return to Ethiopia.

  • Community annoucements 01-11-11

    Register for dog obedience classes

  • Be There 01-11-11

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  • December shows unusual temperatures

    Surprisingly, December was warm, as was 2010 overall.
    The incredibly cold temperatures we experienced around New Year’s Eve and Day make it hard to believe, but December was quite a bit warmer than average.
    The average temperature in Los Alamos and White Rock was 35 and 34 degrees, respectively, where 29-and-a-half is the norm for December in both towns.
    The Los Alamos average for 2010 overall was 49 degrees, half a degree warmer than the 1981 through 2010 average.