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Today's News

  • Update 11-23-10

    Toys for Tots

    Help the U.S. Marines by donating new, unwrapped toys for their toy drive. Items may be dropped off at “R” wing of Los Alamos High School, in the NJROTC building by Dec. 3.

    Closed council session

    The Los Alamos County Council will host a closed session at 5 p.m. Dec. 2 in the county attorney’s conference room to discuss limited personnel matters and threatened or pending litigation.

  • Thank you

    2010 Pumpkin Glow thank you

    On behalf of the Los Alamos Arts Council, I would like to thank the community for coming out and supporting the Pumpkin Glow. The LAAC would not be able to produce this event without the help of the following people: Lori Dauelsberg, Lisa Lloyd, Joan Williams, Suzanne Johnston and the board of the Los Alamos Arts Council.

  • Be There 11-23-10

    Thursday
    The American Legion Post 90 will host this year’s Community Thanksgiving Meal. Dine on a traditional Thanksgiving meal from 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at the American Legion located at 1325 Trinity, that will include oven-roasted turkey, ham, dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy, sweet potatoes, green beans, cranberry sauce and a dinner roll. The meal also includes a choice of apple or pumpkin pie. The meal is free, but any donations received will be used to support veterans’ activities. For more information call 662-7772.
    Dec. 3

  • Nominate a living treasure

  • Scouts camp out

    Scouts and leaders from Boy Scout Troop 122 at the top of the Mitchell Trail in September, after spending the night in Guaje Canyon. From left to right, Justin Holmes, Dylan Hite, Christopher Bond, Steve Mosier, Nikolas Torgerson, Trip Haynes and Alan Bond.

  • A new ‘START’ for women all around the world

    The so-called New START, the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty with Russia, is poised for an historic ratification vote in the Senate this year. Three more major international treaties are also lined up on President Obama’s ratification to-do list: the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, and CEDAW, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.
    CEDAW is a landmark international agreement that affirms principles of fundamental human rights and equality for women and girls around the world.

  • A tough task indeed

    There is no doubt that Governor-elect Susana Martinez faces a difficult task. Not only does she have to put together an administration to operate (and hopefully improve) New Mexico’s sprawling government, she now faces a $450 million deficit that must be dealt with in the next legislative session.

  • Lunchtime crash blocks traffic on Trinity Drive

    A car crashed into the rear end of a pick up within the last hour on Trinity Drive.

    A passenger was transported to the Los Alamos Medical Center but no major injuries have been reported.

    Check back for more details on this breaking news story.

  • Police chief breaks up road rage incident

    While driving along N.M. 4 within the last hour, Los Alamos Police Chief Wayne Torpy came upon a scene resembling something out of an action movie.

    A truck was parked in the middle of the highway and the driver was wielding a 3-foot-long metal jack handle in the air.

    A bicyclist was clutching his bicycle in front of himself in a protective manner against the threatened blows from the rod.

    Check back for more details on this developing story.

  • Police Beat 11-23-10

    Police Beat items are compiled from public information contained in Los Alamos Police Department Records. Charges or citations listed in Police Beatdo not imply innocence or guilt.

    Nov. 11

    2:05 p.m. - A 28-year-old Jemez Springs man reported the alleged theft of an unregistered vehicle from his residence on Iris Street. The estimated loss is less than $2,500.

    Nov. 12