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Today's News

  • Community annoucements 02-03-11

    Help Barranca students
    Students at Barranca Elementary are collecting funds to help fix their basketball court and build a new court. Monetary donations may be made to help fund the project, or bricks may be purchased for $100. Those who purchase bricks may have their names engraved on them. Mail donations to Mrs. McGrane’s 6th Grade Class, Barranca Elementary, 57 Loma Del Escolar, Los Alamos, NM 87544, or contact McGrane at n.mcgrane@laschools.net, for more information.
    Tables available

  • Thank you 02-03-11

    On behalf of the 2011 Youth Team of United Way of Northern New Mexico, we would like to thank the community, Los Alamos Public Schools, Los Alamos County, Los Alamos County Airport, The Fabulous 50’s Diner and The Hill Diner for helping the UW Youth Team raised over $6,933.66 in cash plus over $4,200.00 in in-kind donations.

  • Just passing through

    This deer was spotted cutting through a yard on 35th Street earlier this week.

  • LANL to certify influenza surveillance system

    A compact, self-contained, automated system for surveillance and screening of potential pandemic strains of influenza and other deadly infectious diseases is a step closer to reality, thanks to an agreement between Los Alamos National Laboratory, the University of California Los Angeles School of Public Health, and HighRes Biosolutions of Boston, Massachusetts.

  • Update 02-03-11

    Kiwanis luncheon
    Los Alamos County Police Chief Wayne Torpy will be the speaker at Tuesday’s Kiwanis luncheon at noon at Bethlehem Lutheran Church.

    Free Film Series
    The Mesa Public Library continues its Free Film Series at 6:30 tonight with a showing of “Round Midnight,” an acclaimed fictional biopic of a jazz museum.

    Council meeting
    There will be a county council meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the White Rock Fire Station.

    CRC  meeting

  • Survey sheds light on local labor market

    In June 2010, the Los Alamos Commerce Development Cooperation (LACDC) and Foote Consulting Group completed a labor market survey and the results have created impacts that continue today.
    It’s always been assumed that Los Alamos offers great employment opportunities and now the data exists to support that assumption, said LACDC Executive Director Kevin Holsapple.

  • Cold weather causes delay

    Frigid temperatures continued to grip Los Alamos Thursday morning with temperatures dipping into the negative numbers. As a result, Los Alamos Public Schools were on a two-hour delay.

  • 'I Met Some Amazing Students'

    Two days after addressing the State Legislature, Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) made the trip to Los Alamos to visit the middle school, high school and the laboratory Wednesday.
    After a meeting in Espanola, Luján and his staff made their first stop at the middle school.

  • Autio fills top county positions

    Acting County Administrator Randy Autio filled two top vacancies at the county on Wednesday.
    He appointed Capital Projects and Facilities Department Director Anne Laurent and Chief Financial Officer/Director of Administrative Services Steven Lynne to the positions of acting assistant county administrators.
    One of these positions has been vacant since council appointed former Assistant County Administrator Tony Mortillaro to serve as county administrator Oct. 22, 2009.

  • Otowi Station's Best Sellers 02-03-11

    1.  “The U.S. Constitution for Everyone,” Jerome Agel, ed.

    2.  “Threads West, An American Saga,” Reid Rosenthal

     3.  “Pie in the Sky: Successful Baking at High Altitudes” Susan Purdy
    4.  “License to Cook New Mexico Style,” New Mexico Federation of Business and Professional Women
     5.  “The Making of the Atomic Bomb,” Richard Rhodes
    6.  “Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day,” Jeff Hertzberg