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Today's News

  • Be There 01-09-11

    Monday
    Al Elliott will speak on the subject of easy-care iris: specific varieties for six months of color at the Summit Garden Club meeting. Visitors are welcome. For information contact Betsy Comly, 672-1574.

    Chapter AK of the P.E.O. international sisterhood will meet at Bette Leland’s home, 233 Andanada. Ruth Lier will present a program entitled Reindeer and the Northern Climes.

    Tuesday

  • Animal Shelter 01-09-11

    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.  
    Every cat is only
    $35 with an extended two-for-one sale.

  • Surprises galore for Hecker

    Siegfried Hecker, the former Los Alamos National Laboratory Director (1986-1997) and now the head for the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford, made his sixth visit to rogue North Korea in November.
    And last week at the Church of Latter Day Saints in Los Alamos, Hecker made a presentation where he had a lot of answers but just as many questions still linger in regard to North Korea’s nuclear capabilities.
    In November, Hecker along with his Stanford colleagues John Lewis and Robert Carlin, flew to Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea.

  • Monitor Website will soon become subscriber-based

    The Los Alamos Monitor’s online counterpart, lamonitor.com will become a subscription-based news and information site beginning Tuesday, Feb. 1.

    All of the print newspaper’s valued subscribers will have full access to all of the news and features currently in the print product, plus a number of online-only features such as video, slideshows, reader forums, comments and the full online community that the Website is becoming.

  • Co-op Hits $1 Million Mark

    “We have done it! This community provided the funding, the heart and the soul to make the store a reality,” said President Nancy Savoia of the Los Alamos Cooperative Market board of directors.
    The co-op has raised more than $1 million from member loans and member investment certificates as of Dec. 31. All financing for the new natural foods grocery store has been raised from local member households, now totaling 712.
    General Manager Steve Watts anticipates that the store will open in just a few weeks.

  • Miranda brings experience to position

    Annalisa Miranda may be new to Los Alamos County but she is no novice in her position as logistics manager/ purchasing agent.
    Miranda came on board as the county’s new logistics manager/ purchasing agent on Nov. 15 but has worked in this field her entire career.
    In this position, Miranda said, “We’re responsible for making sure the county has all the goods and supplies and services it needs to give to the citizens of Los Alamos.”

  • Update 01-09-11

    Quarterly pickup

    The White Rock Quarterly Bulk Item Pickup will begin at 8 a.m. Monday.
    All furniture, appliances, Christmas trees and yard debris must be at the curb by
    8 a.m. For more information, call 662-8163.


    UNM-LA board meeting Monday
    The UNM-LA Advisory Board will hold its regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the Lecture Hall, Bulding 2.

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

     

  • Dear citizens and Los Alamos County employees ...

    Over the course of my career in city management, I have observed many changes in how municipal government has improved and evolved.
    Also during this time in public service, I have faced many challenges and feel that in all aspects I was able to contribute toward making a positive difference in the outcomes of those challenges faced by the communities that I served.  

  • The Municipal Building Initiative — a Primer

    Now that the judge has approved the settlement we reached with the county council halting an election on the question posed in a petition regarding the location of the new municipal building, we feel an obligation to explain our position to Los Alamos.  

  • Winter Weather Advisory through Monday morning

    A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST THIS MORNING.

    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS... EXPECT AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES... WITH AN ADDITIONAL INCH LOCALLY OVER SUMMITS AND HIGHER SLOPES OF THE NORTHERN AND JEMEZ MOUNTAINS.

    * TIMING... SNOW WILL INTENSIFY AND EXPAND IN COVERAGE BY MID MORNING... WITH SNOW SHOWERS TAPERING OFF RAPIDLY AFTER NOON TODAY.