Today's News

  • Today in History for June 13th
  • Fed Reports How Much Recession Shrank US Wealth
  • Doctors: Face-chewing Victim 'awake and Alert'

    A homeless man whose face was mostly chewed off in a bizarre attack alongside a busy South Florida highway is in good spirits, talking and walking with the help of hospital staff, doctors said Tuesday. WARNING: GRAPHIC VIDEO.

  • Feds: Horse operation was a front for cartel cash

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Federal agents raided a sprawling ranch in Oklahoma and a prominent quarter horse track in New Mexico on Tuesday, alleging the brother of a high-ranking official in a Mexican drug cartel used a horse-breeding operation to launder money.

  • LASO awards scholarships

    Flutist Austin Keyser, Jane Duan, French horn player Alan Dahl and Jin Park all received $250 scholarships from the Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra.


  • Bradbury to open new fire exhibit

    Beginning Wednesday, the public is invited to Los Alamos National Laboratory’s (LANL) Bradbury Science Museum to take part in “Living With Wildfire: Share Your Stories.” An opening reception for the general public is from 3:30 to 6 p.m.
    Nearly one year ago the Las Conchas fire burned in forest areas surrounding Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and forced a one-week closure. The wildfire spared the Laboratory but it affected thousands of residents in Northern New Mexico. The exhibit provides an opportunity for people to share their stories about the Las Conchas fire and other wildfires, listen to stories told by others and watch a slideshow that describes the community’s response to wildfires.

  • Police Beat 06-12-12

    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. The Los Alamos Police Department uses the term “arrest” to define anyone who has been physically arrested, served a court summons, or issued a citation.

    May 31

    9:30 a.m. — Javier Ramos, 22, Santa Fe, was arrested along Trinity Drive on a bench warrant.

    1:30 p.m. — A Canyon Road caller reported graffiti with an estimated damage of less than $1,000.

    8:13 p.m. — Lisa Salazar, 35, of Los Alamos, was arrested on a municipal court warrant.

  • Update 06-12-12

    County Council

    The Los Alamos County Council will meet at 6 p.m. today in council chambers. The council will convene at 5 p.m. in closed session prior to the meeting.

    School board

    The School Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. today at the LAHS Speech Theater.  Agenda items include an update on the LAMS construction project, plans for LAHS landscaping and recommendations for facility rental rates for the coming year.

    P & Z meeting

    The Planning and Zoning Commission will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday in council chambers.

    Flag Day

  • First Ra’hjve draws large crowd

    With their forces combined, three local community—based art collectives brought the first ever Ra’hjve festival to northern New Mexico.

    Albuquerque—based Sub Culture, Los Alamos—based Form B Music and Santa Fe—based Team Everything joined forces over the weekend to transform what was before Camp May near the Pajarito ski hill into a unique, weekend—long, outdoor, live music, art and dance festival.

  • Fire near Ruidoso damages 224 homes, cabins

    RUIDOSO, N.M. (AP) — A second day of surveying the damage from a wildfire in the mountains of southern New Mexico confirmed Tuesday what many anxious residents had feared: the list of homes left blackened and smoldering by the fast-moving flames was growing.

    Workers with the Lincoln County assessor's office found only heaps of burned metal and other debris at sites hit hardest by the fire.