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Today's News

  • Be There 03-02-11

    Today
    The March Juvenile Justice Advisory Board meeting is scheduled for 6:15 p.m. in Building #1, Camino Entrada, Pajarito Cliffs Site. For more information, call 412-9371.

    The Sierra Club presents Jeanne Fair and Mark Jankowski of LANL, at 7 p.m. at Mesa Public Library. The pair will talk about the Avian Flu and West Nile Virus.
    Thursday
    The March meeting of the Los Alamos Master Gardeners will be 7 p.m. in the White Rock Town Hall.
    Friday

  • Family Strengths Network hosts family fun

  • Southwestern megadroughts evidence revealed

    There’s an old saying that if you don’t like the weather in New Mexico, wait five minutes. Maybe it should be amended to 10,000 years, according to new research.

  • Experts Debate Suicide Ruling

    Editor's Note: This is the third in a multi-part series.

    An investigation began last summer as part of a March 2005 whistleblower lawsuit brought by former Los Alamos National Laboratory auditor Charles Montaño. The probe hit on a previously missing link that tied former LANL Deputy Director of Operations Richard Burick to Pete Bussolini, a former facilities maintenance manager at the lab.

  • Council seeks traffic noise fix

    The scope of MIG Inc.’s work in the county will extend beyond the N.M. 502 corridor study, in spite of the fact that some councilors question the firm’s ability to tackle a noise abatement project.

    In a 4-3 vote, the Los Alamos County Council approved adding $65,036 to the corridor study project budget for the consulting firm to look at sound mitigation in the Eastern Area as well as conduct a study to develop design alternatives for the Oppenheimer/Central intersection.

  • Spaceport champions are gone

    New Mexico’s spaceport was not conceived as an operation to take rich people into space.
    The Las Cruces community and New Mexico State University began working more than 20 years ago to create a commercial spaceport that would take advantage of the area’s many benefits.
    Those advantages included good weather, high elevation, clear airspace, a strong NMSU science department and the proximity to White Sands Missile Range.

  • Men's basketball: Ohio St. back at top

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After getting through its toughest stretch of the season, Ohio State is back at No. 1.
    For the third week in a row The Associated Press Top 25 poll has had a new team on top. The Buckeyes climbed a spot over Duke, which lost at Virginia Tech on Saturday night.
    The Buckeyes welcome their return.

  • Hockey: LA places third at tourney, Taos wins

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper hockey team finished third at the Year-End Tournament in Taos this weekend.
    Los Alamos, the No. 2 seed in the tournament and the defending state champion, dropped its second round game in overtime and had to battle its way back through the losers’ bracket before again falling to the host Taos Tigers.

  • Baseball: Toppers fall at home to Tigers, 13-3

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper baseball team lost its third game to open the 2011 season Tuesday at Bomber Field.
    Los Alamos gave up seven runs in a costly second inning in its home opener Tuesday, falling to the Class 4A Los Lunas Tigers 13-3 in five innings.
    The Hilltoppers were held scoreless through their first five at-bats against Los Lunas, with Tiger pitcher Pat Martinez keeping their lineup off-balance. The Hilltoppers’ only damage at the plate against Martinez came in their final at-bat, trying to stave off an early exit.

  • Pope exonerates Jews for Jesus' death in new book

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI has made a sweeping exoneration of the Jewish people for the death of Jesus Christ, tackling one of the most controversial issues in Christianity in a new book.

    In "Jesus of Nazareth-Part II" excerpts released Wednesday, Benedict explains biblically and theologically why there is no basis in Scripture for the argument that the Jewish people as a whole were responsible for Jesus' death.