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Today's News

  • Update 02-17-11

    Iwo Jima talk
    Iwo Jima veteran Bill Hudson will show a DVD about the battle for Iwo Jima in this 66th anniversary year of the battle at 7 p.m. today at the Mesa Library Upstairs Meeting Room.

    T-Board meeting
    The Transportation Board will meet from 5:30-7:30 p.m. today at the Public Works conference room, which is located on 2101 Trinity Drive.

    LRFP Committee
    The Los Alamos Public Schools Long Range Financial Planning Committee will have a public meeting from 6:30-8 p.m. today at Chamisa Elementary.

  • NNSA honors two with Los Alamos ties

    The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Defense Programs announced the recipients of the Employee of the Quarter Awards Wednesday and two employees with Los Alamos ties earned recognition.
    The awards recognize individuals who have gone beyond the call of duty in supporting the mission of NNSA’s Defense Programs.

  • GAO reports on NNSA shortcomings

    The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released its report on nuclear weapons and it titled its findings, “NNSA Needs More Comprehensive Infrastructure and Workforce Data to Improve Enterprise Decision Making.”

    The report was given to various congressional committees.

  • The curiosity of youth

    Calvin Marksteiner, 2, watches Lily Fox, 6, look at photos on a camera during a FAN Club event celebrating the grand opening of KRSN AM 1490’s new studio in the Hilltop Shopping Center on Arkansas Street Wednesday.

     

  • SBA launches rescue effort

    Small businesses facing maturity of commercial mortgages or balloon payments before Dec. 31, 2012, may be able to refinance their mortgage debt with a 504 loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration under a new, temporary program announced today.  

    The new refinancing loan is structured like SBA’s traditional 504, with borrowers committing at least 10 percent equity and working with third-party lending institutions and SBA-approved Certified Development Companies in the standard 50 percent/40 percent split.

  • DPU budgets potential for water rate hike

    Drink up, Los Alamos.

    The Department of Public Utilities (DPU) indicates residents may soon be paying more for water.

    How much?

    Nothing is official, yet.

  • Be There 02-20-11

    Tuesday

    Dr. Ian Alexander of Ear, Nose and Throat Associates, will speak to the Low Vision and Hearing Group at 10 a.m. at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. 

  • Artists encouraged to submit ideas for Dog Jog logo contest

    Calling all young artists, it’s Dog Jog Logo Contest time! The Los Alamos Dog Jog Committee is calling on all creative young artists to put their imaginations and love of dogs to work by submitting a drawing for the 2011 Los Alamos Dog Jog Logo Contest.
    The 2011 Los Alamos Dog Jog Logo Contest is open to any youngster in third through sixth grades, whose family lives or works in Los Alamos County.
    The winning design will be used as the official 2011 Los Alamos Dog Jog logo and will be placed on event T-shirts and other official event materials.

  • Bill introduced to create marriage commission

    SANTA FE — The bad statistics continue to mount for New Mexico.
    The state has the highest national rate of teen pregnancy combined with high rates of juvenile crime and poverty.
    In response to this, Rep. Nora Espinza of Roswell, District 59 has introduced House Bill 474 to create the “New Mexico Marriage Commission.”
    HB 474 would create the commission made up of unpaid volunteers to explore ways governments can partner with private organizations to strengthen marriage.  

  • Transparency on budget matters passes house

    SANTA FE — A bill sponsored by Rep. Eleanor Chavez, D-Albuquerque, that would create greater transparency on tax expenditures and their impact on the state has passed the House of Representatives.  
    House Bill 161 would require the Secretary of Taxation and Revenue to provide the governor and the legislature with a tax expenditure budget with revenue impacts over $5 million.  The bill passed with a vote of  63-0.