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Today's News

  • Geopolitics rears up in rare earths

    The world journeys into the Green Age and renews  old themes. Chapters of political history grow thick with the value that  accrues from whatever.
    So it was and ever shall  be, for better and worse. Biblical enterprises valued gold, frankincense and  myrrh. Explorers in the Age of Discovery sought gold and silver fit for royal  heads and sought trade routes to faraway lands of spices and silk.  

  • Thank you

  • Mountain raises funds during Fun’d Run

    On Oct. 6, Mountain School students, parents, teachers and other staff participated in their second annual Fun’d Run.
    Students sent 2,664 letters to friends and family soliciting donations for Mountain School, then they ran and walked around the high school track.  
    This year the students raised $33,125, receiving donations from 48 of the 50 states, Canada and Italy.  
    The activity concluded with an assembly recognizing the efforts of all the students, sponsors and volunteers.  

  • Empower youth to have their own voice

    Did you know that eggnog is already available at Smith’s and I couldn’t be happier?  The truth is, eggnog makes me delightfully happy. I love to have it in my coffee from now until after New Year’s Day. I will then freeze it and have some from time to time during the year.
    I’m sure you are wondering why I think you need to know this. Why is this useful information?

  • 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.