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Today's News

  • Scholarships offered at UNM-LA

    Merrick & Company is offering a scholarship to high school seniors graduating in 2011 within Northern New Mexico. The scholarship is available to students enrolling or enrolled at UNM-Los Alamos, pursuing a bachelor’s degree in electrical, mechanical or structural engineering.

  • A clean slate for the community

    The public is invited and encouraged to clean up “LA Mountain” and join a worldwide day of service at 10 a.m. Sunday.

  • Bible Answers 10-08-10

    “I read recently that religion is bad for society. The author claimed that religion, especially Christianity, only serves to hamper progress in ethics, education and science.  Any comments?”— Lisa

    Christianity is often caricatured as “stupid, narrow, legalistic, bigoted, unthinking and regressive.” Such a critique may be appropriate to the degree that the faith is defined by the actions of individuals who claim the name while acting stupidly, ignorantly and with narrow, legalistic bigotry.

  • Religion listings 10-08-10

    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

  • Talk about contrarian: Dow closes above 11,000 for first time since May

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Dow Jones industrial average closed above 11,000 for the first time in five months Friday as hopes built that the Federal Reserve will take more action to get the economy going again.

    A weaker jobs report added to a series of tepid economic indicators in recent weeks that have built expectations that the Fed will announce new steps to encourage borrowing when it meets in early November.

  • Analysis: Jobs report is bleak news for Democrats

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The economic die is cast, and it's grim news for Democrats. There's nothing now that Congress or President Barack Obama can do to before the November elections to jolt the nation's listless recovery.

    Friday's unemployment report — the last major economic news before the midterms — showed the nation continued to lose jobs last month, reinforcing the bleak reality that it probably will be not months but years before the jobless rate returns to pre-recession levels below 6 percent.

  • BofA halts foreclosure sales in 50 states

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Bank of America Corp., the nation's largest bank, is stopping sales of foreclosed homes in all 50 states as it reviews potential flaws in foreclosure documents.

    The company had previously said it would only stop such sales in the 23 states where foreclosures must be approved by a judge.

  • Jones resigns as NSC chief, Donilon next director

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In another White House shake up, President Barack Obama on Friday announced that his national security adviser, Gen. James Jones, was stepping down after helping to shape the foreign policy for nearly two years. Tom Donilon, Jones' deputy, will take over as the top security adviser.

  • LANL program wins award

    Los Alamos National Laboratory received the U.S. Department of Energy Voluntary Protection Program’s Innovation Award for its Safety Short program of videos, flyers and posters at a recent DOE-VPP conference in Orlando, Fla.
    Los Alamos was honored for “Outstanding industry performance and leadership in furthering the advancement of the principles of the Department of Energy Voluntary Protection Program.

  • Elected officials should be allowed only so much fun

    Serving a maximum of eight years as an elected official is enough fun, Los Alamos County Councilors agreed during their regular meeting Tuesday night. When asked to consider joining the New Mexico Association of Counties’ (NMAC) support of Amendment 2 to the state Constitution, the councilors agreed to take no action.
    Currently, county elected officials are restricted to serving two consecutive four-year terms. If the voters approve the resolution during this year’s election then the amendment would allow county officials to serve a third term.