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Today's News

  • Be There 11-02-10

    Today
    The Republican Party of Los Alamos will hold an “election watch” starting at 7 p.m. at the Best Western Hilltop House. Light refreshments will be served.  For information call Ron Dolin, 672-3581.
    Wednesday

  • Police Beat 11-02-10

    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.

    Oct. 21

    3:42 a.m. ­— A 54-year-old White Rock man reported that someone entered his residence during the night while he was sleeping. The suspect was scared away, according to the police report. The case is being investigated.

  • Update 11-2-10

    Election night coverage

    The Los Alamos Monitor news team is planning to bring you extensive coverage of local and regional races on election night, Nov. 2. Be sure to check out the newspaper’s Web site, lamonitor.com, for live-streaming video of polling results as they are posted at the Justice Center. Watch live interviews with candidates and get up-to-the-minute election returns posted throughout the evening. The live-steaming video event begins at 6:30 p.m.

    Deadline extended

  • Public input slated for White Rock CIP projects Wednesday

    The Public Works Department is seeking public input on two capital improvement projects – N.M. 4 alignment and Cañada del Buey Arroyo multi-use path.
    A public hearing on these projects will be at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Fuller Lodge’s Pajarito Room.
    Just as some people need feedback on design choices for a home improvement project, the Public Works Department is asking the community to weigh in on landscaping, plants, lighting and other amenities.

  • Early voter turnout heavier than primary

    If the early and absentee vote count is any indication, turnout for today’s general election should bring out the crowds.
    “Voting in this election is definitely heavier than in the June primary,’ said Elections Manager Gloria Maestas of Los Alamos County this morning. “Through Saturday, we received 2,031 ballots cast at Mesa Public Library, 1,122 ballots cast here in the County Clerk’s Office and we mailed out 665 absentee ballots.”

  • NADG receives committee nod

    North American Development Group will get the nod to be the developer recommended to the county for tackling the Trinity Revitalization Project, the advisory committee announced during a public listening session Monday night.
    The committee is now formalizing its recommendation for County Administrator Tony Mortillaro, who is expected to endorse the pick for the Los Alamos County Council’s consideration during its regular meeting Nov. 9.

  • AP roundup: Key statewide races

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is making history in the general election as voters are poised to elect the state's first female governor.

    Republican Susana Martinez and Democrat Diane Denish waged a bare-knuckled campaign in which they pummeled one other with attack ads for months.

    Martinez, district attorney in Dona Ana County since 1997, became the nation's first Hispanic woman nominated for governor when she won a five-way primary in June.

  • Giants give City by the Bay its long-awaited title

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Buster Posey caught the final strike, started to rush the mound, then stopped and turned toward the dugout.

    The rookie catcher wasn't quite sure what to do or where to go. Hard to blame him, either. It's not as if the San Francisco Giants win the World Series every day.

  • Catch live-streaming video election coverage here tonight

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  • Early voting draws more than 200K in NM

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — With Election Day looming, more than 200,000 New Mexicans already have cast ballots in the general election.

    Polls will be open Tuesday from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.

    Secretary of State Mary Herrera reported Monday that about 203,000 people participated in early in-person voting across the state. That ended Saturday. The early voting totals are preliminary and don't include final figures from two counties.

    Early voting is up from the last time New Mexicans went to the polls in a gubernatorial election year.