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Today's News

  • A weekend of frightful delight for LA

    On Friday the Los Alamos MainStreet’s Annual Trick or Treat on MainStreet will be from 5-7 p.m. with an estimated 3,000 people gathering in Downtown Los Alamos.  
    Local businesses and organizations will open their doors and set up booths along Central Avenue to give out treats to the community’s trick-or-treaters.
    The Hillstompers will lead a Hallo-wiener Parade at 5:30 p.m., followed by a dance performance by New Mexico Dance Theater at 6 p.m.

  • Glowing, smiling pumpkins everywhere

    The community will soon be treated to an evening of gleaming, glowing, ghostly, smoldering Jack-o-lanterns. Beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, the Los Alamos Arts Council (LAAC) will present its 9th Annual Pumpkin Glow on the lawn at Fuller Lodge.
    The event, sponsored by Smith’s, Village Arts, Los Alamos National Bank and MainStreet, will feature hundreds of pumpkins designed and carved by community members, from young children to professional artists. Creations of all sorts will glimmer in the night.

  • Jemez Pueblo bans trick-or-treating

    JEMEZ PUEBLO (AP) — Jemez Pueblo leaders have banned trick-or-treating, and say anyone trick-or-treating on tribal land on Halloween will be sent home.

    Pueblo Gov. Joshua Madalena says it's dangerous for children to walk around badly lit, unpaved roads at night, and the practice of trick-or-treating doesn't fit with tribal culture.

  • Polls gone wild: Political gripes in Internet age

    WASHINGTON (AP) — When a widely publicized poll showed Republican John Kasich with a commanding, 10-point advantage in Ohio's governor's race, aides to Democratic Gov. Ted Strickland fought back hard.

    Against the poll.

  • Mo. police urge caution amid search for gunman

    FULTON, Mo. (AP) — Police searching for a man suspected in a fatal central Missouri shooting spree warned anyone connected with him to leave the area Thursday, saying it's possible the slayings were intended to settle scores.

  • Ongoing around LA

    Music

    The Lads of Enchantment meet every Thursday evening at the United Church (Graves Hall) at 7 p.m. to share those grand old Barbershop Songs. Contact:  Murlin Nutter at 672-3235

    The Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra Fall concert will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Crossroads Bible Church.

  • Get 'In the Mood' at Duane Smith Auditorum

    With a big band orchestra, singers and swing dancers, “In the Mood” is the retro 1940’s musical that brings to the stage the music that moved a nation’s spirit and helped win a war.
    Presented by Artbeat, Inc., a not-for-profit performing arts presenter, the musical is coming to Duane Smith Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1.

  • Experience comes together in 'Seascape'

    Edward Albee’s “Seascape” is next up at Los Alamos Little Theatre, and the intense effort of everyone involved will surely result in a fantastic show. Several veterans of the Los Alamos theatre community are lending their experience to this effort and that skill is sure to shine through when “Seascape” opens in November.
    The individuals who portray “Seascape’s” four characters bring a great deal of experience, passion and determination to the production.

  • Otowi Station celebrates Author Fest, the sequel

    To celebrate the authors of Los Alamos, Otowi Station Bookstore and Science Museum Shop announces AuthorFest: the Sequel, from 4-7:30 p.m. Nov. 5 at Otowi Station. Local authors will sign their books and discuss their work with readers.
    Authors of children’s books will sign books after school from 4-5:30 p.m. and authors of books for young adults and adults will sign from 5:30-7:00 p.m.

  • Olions perform 'An Enemy of the People'

    The Olions Thespian Club is performing Henrik Ibsen’s “An Enemy of the People,” as their fall play this year.
    This show is a drama about a man who discovers that the springs at the health institute they have built are poisoning the visitors. In his attempt to prove that the discoveries he has made are true, and that the threats are serious, he realizes that the majority would rather destroy the truth than lose the business that the springs are bringing.