Today's News

  • LA Urgent Care founder arrested for patronizing prostitute

    Dr. Richard Lieberman, the founder and medical director of New Mexico MedWorks, Urgent Care Santa Fe, Los Alamos Urgent Care and Valley First Care in Española, was arrested in Albuquerque Wednesday after being caught in a compromising situation.

    According to the criminal complaint, Lieberman, whose practice is primarily in Santa Fe, allegedly was spotted in his black BMW SUV on Central Avenue in Albuquerque where he was seen by detectives picking up a prostitute around 11:30 a.m. Detectives say they saw Lieberman and the woman, who was identified as Josalane Harrison allegedly snorting from a nasal spray bottle at a traffic light.

    Police followed the couple to the woman’s apartment complex.

    Detectives questioned them.

  • Be There 05-17-12


    The Sierrans will host a highway clean up along the stretch of road on N.M. 4 at the Valles Caldera. Meet at Ponderosa Campground at 5 p.m. to carpool. It should take no more than two hours. Bring work gloves and water. Trash bags will be provided.

    The League of Women Voters Forum will be at 6:30 p.m. in the UNM-LA Lecture Hall, Building 2. Meet U.S. Republican Congressional candidates, the New Mexico Senate candidates and those from the Public Regulation Commission and district attorney races.

    The White Rock Family Friendly Film Series presents, “Hugo,” at 7 p.m. in the White Rock Town Hall.

  • Hall visits LAMS

    State Rep. Jim Hall stopped for a lengthy visit at Los Alamos Middle School last Tuesday. Here, seventh grade student Dylan Sanchez speaks with Hall during one of three lunch periods. Hall asked students about their education, shared details about his school life and work at the Legislature and took part in an update on the Los Alamos Youth Food Project. Hall also took time to visit staff during their luncheon hosted by Prinicpal Rex Kilburn, Assistant Principal Anna Vargas-Gutierrez and Summit Foods.

  • Thank You 05-17-12

    The hard work of many dedicated volunteers resulted in a successful Northern New Mexico Spring Arts and Crafts Fair. It was a fantastic day with perfect weather, giving people the opportunity to visit with friends and mingle among the booths.
    In addition to the Los Alamos Arts Council, the fair benefited from the efforts of RSVP members who posted flyers around Los Alamos before the fair, the Coffee House Café, Joe Baldanado  and Darcie Marino for providing the beverages and food for the event.
    We also wish to thank L.A. County Parks Department for mowing and trimming the grounds around Fuller Lodge, as well as cleaning up trash during the fair.

  • PEEC hosts talk on socially responsible investing

    “Doing Good and Doing Well: Embodying Your Values in Your Investment Choices,” a talk by Johann Klaassen, vice president of Investment Services for First Affirmative Financial Network in Colorado Springs, will be May 21 at Pajarito Environmental Education Center.
    While many people shop carefully and consciously in order to maximize their impact and minimize their footprint, relatively few people try to do the same with their savings and investments.
    Those who ask their financial advisors about investing according to their values are often discouraged — but it is possible to direct money’s power in the marketplace to shape the world according to one’s values, and this can be done without sacrificing competitive returns.

  • Phys Ed fun

    On Wednesday, all five elementary schools came together for the annual Field Day at Sullivan Field. LAPS Physical Education teachers rallied a multitude of volunteers to help with the festivities that wrap up the year. Here things are stacking up quite nicely as youth compete to stack cups, race to the end, unstack and tag their teammate.

  • Bradbury joins Blue Star Museum program

    Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Bradbury Science Museum is partnering with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families Foundation and the Department of Defense in the Blue Star Museums program to host active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day, May 28, through Labor Day, Sept. 3.
    Joining more than 1,500 participating museums throughout the United States, “Bradbury Science Museum is excited and proud to be part of the Blue Star Museums program as a way to thank our nation’s military personnel – and their families – for their service,” said Bradbury Science Museum Director Linda Deck.

  • Bandelier offers visitors chance to witness eclipse

    Bandelier National Monument will offer an opportunity to witness a solar eclipse Sunday.
    “The last solar eclipse in the United States occurred in 1994, this will truly be a once in a lifetime experience,” said Superintendent Jason Lott.
    There are 33 national parks positioned for a great view of the eclipse.  At Bandelier, visitors will see an annular eclipse where a thin ring of the sun is visible around the moon.  Since the sun is not completely blocked, participants will receive complimentary solar shades and be able to look at the sun through solar telescopes.
    In addition to the eclipse viewing, park staff, with the help of the Bradbury Science Museum and local astronomy groups will offer other activities including:

  • Local courts: On the Docket 05-17-12

    May 7

    Chantell Murphy, 30, of Los Alamos, pleaded guilty in Los Alamos Municipal Court to speeding 11 to 15 mph over the speed limit, improper stopping, standing or parking, and for failure to pay. Judge Alan Kirk ordered Murphy to pay $167 in fines and court fees.

    Tulin Yu, 43, of Los Alamos, pleaded no contest in municipal court to speeding 6 to 10 mph over the speed limit. Kirk deferred Yu’s sentence for 60 days pending successful completion of a defensive driving course and received no additional citations during that time.

    Gloria Silver, 47, of Rio Rancho, pleaded guilty in municipal court to speeding 21 to 25 mph over the speed limit. Kirk ordered her to pay $196 in court fees and fines.

    May 8

  • Giant chess match scheduled for Saturday

    From 4-7 p.m. Saturday at the LAHS auxillary gym, Mario will take on the Ringling

    Brother’s  Circus in an oversized chess match like no other. Students in the

    2-d/3-d and ceramics/sculpture classes have created oversized chess pieces

    out of paper mache. These pieces range in size from 7 ft tall to 4 ft. tall.

    The chessboard is 24 ft by 24 ft.