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Today's News

  • LANS picnic honors 9/11

    A somber ceremony led by Los Alamos National Laboratory Director Michael Anastasio Saturday afternoon at Overlook Park was filled with memories of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack and the people who lost their lives on that horrific day.

    "We all felt vulnerable that day in a way we've never felt before and unlike the rest of the population - we get to come to work everyday and we have the ability to do something about it," Anastasio said.

  • Tuesday school board meeting

    There will be a school board meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Pajarito Cliffs Site 101, Camino Entrada Bldg. 1.

  • Obama says voters may blame him for economy

     

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama insisted Friday that the U.S. economy is digging itself out of the deepest recession in decades but conceded that "progress has been painfully slow" and many voters in November's elections may blame him.

    Facing a rising jobless rate, Obama told a White House news conference: "For all the progress we've made, we're not there yet. And that means the people are frustrated and that means people are angry."

  • New Mexico’s public pension plan going broke

    Analysis by professors at the University of Chicago and Northwestern University predicts that New Mexico will be one of the states to suffer a collapse of its public pension plan in the next two decades.  
    They predict that New Mexico will run out of pension revenue in 2023, and the following year be required to pay out $2.6 billion in public employee pensions, a sum representing 46 percent of the entire state annual budget revenue.  

  • Get relief from an annual rite of passage

    It’s an annual rite of passage for those who suffer from seasonal allergies: blocked sinuses, loss of sense of smell, recurring headaches and a feeling of “pressure” on the face.
    Yes, it’s sinus season. Sinusitis affects approximately 37 million people in the U.S. each year, but we’ve got a state-of-the-art method for treating this common ailment.
    What is sinusitis?

  • Community events

    Library seeks donations

    Los Alamos Middle School’s library plays a critical role in increasing literacy among students, assisting teachers with their curriculum and contributing to your child’s lifelong joy of reading.
    There simply is not enough money in the budget to fill the library with the books students and teachers need for reading and research.

  • Engagements

    Peter and Jodi Pazuchanics are proud to announce the engagement of their youngest daughter, Fawn Pazuchanics, to Scott Hanson, son of Steve and Barb Hanson.
    The bride-to-be is a 2002 graduate of Los Alamos High School and received her bachelor’s of science degree in anthropology and bachelor’s of arts degree in English from the University of New Mexico in 2006.
    The groom-to-be is a 2008 graduate of the University of New Mexico with a business administration degree in management information systems.

  • 50th Anniversary

    Perry and Concha Collier
    Perry and Concha Collier of White Rock celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 23rd, 2010.
    The Couple met at Los Alamos where they were both employed by the Los Alamos National Laboratory until they both retired.
    They were married at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Pojoaque New Mexico, where Concha was born and raised.    Perry Sr. was raised in East Texas. He came to NM in 1959 to work at the lab.  They have one son, Perry Jr. who lives in Escondido, CA
     

  • Detective accepts plea; quits force

    Det. Shari Mills has tendered her resignation with the Los Alamos Police Department and accepted the district attorney’s offer to enter a treatment program.
    Mills, 53, was on paid administrative leave since June  after becoming the prime suspect in an aggravated burglary case at the home of her ex-husband, Lt. Scott Mills, also a Los Alamos police officer.
    LAPD called in the state police to investigate the case while conducting an administrative investigation of their own.

  • Smith’s and union fight heats up in Albuquerque

    Smith’s Food and Drug Centers Inc. is scheduled to appear Oct. 19 in Albuquerque for a hearing on a bad faith bargaining charge by the grocer’s union.
    Smith’s has two local stores, one in Los Alamos and one in White Rock.