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Today's News

  • Library show to get 'all mixed up'

    A kaleidoscope of art mediums will be spread throughout the Mesa Public Library’s gallery starting Tuesday.

    The exhibit titled, “All Mixed Up,” will showcase photography, quilting, sculpture and watercolors. The artists behind this artwork are Darlene Bawden, Arleeta Bawden, Cyndy Carter and Garth Tietjen.

    Tietjen said having a range of media should enhance the show.

  • Award-winning a cappella group comes to L.A.

    The Los Alamos Lads of Enchantment (LOE) will hold its 18th Annual Barbershop Show on Friday and Saturday at the White Rock Baptist Church.  The show, “Love, Wonderful Love,” will feature the Lads of Enchantment and McPhly, the 2008 Barbershop Harmony Society Rocky Mountain District (RMD) Quartet Champion.

  • Vivid mix of politics and investments explode

      State Investment Officer Gary Bland is the latest fall guy in the unraveling cloak of connections and contracts. It wasn’t exactly a surprise.

      The surprise is that Bland lasted this long.

  • Facts on finances at UNM-LA

    University of New Mexico Los Alamos Campus is fiscally autonomous from the UNM-Albuquerque campus. Our fiscal relationship is clearly defined in the following statement: “Under the Operating Agreement between the Board of Regents of the University of New Mexico and the Advisory Board of the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus, no funds of the Albuquerque Campus or any other UNM branch shall be allocated for the support of the Los Alamos Campus.”

  • On the shoulders of giants

    Los Alamos has had many days of commemoration for fallen patriots and veterans of foreign wars, but Friday the community celebrated a day of remembrance dedicated to its own workers.

    Nuclear workers were praised and their stories were retold. Some called them giants.

  • Curb appeal

    The downtown area is the most visible indicator of a community’s economic and social health and often the first place people think of or want to see when visiting a community.

    It can either be an asset or a liability in efforts to recruit new residents, businesses, industry and tourism to the community, said Chamber Services Coordinator Katy Korkos.

  • Thespian club knocks ‘em dead

    A group of people show up at a comedy club, eager to compete in a contest and win some cash at the game’s conclusion. The only problem is the club owner winds up dead. So who did the foul deed? In the Los Alamos High School Olions Thespian Club’s newest show, “Knock Em’ Dead,” you get to decide.

    The audience plays a vital role in this play by Tom Oldendick. They can ask questions of the actors and their decision about who is the murderer will determine how the play ends.

  • State approves clean-up for closed mines

    The Mining and Minerals Division approved reclamation plans for two closed uranium mines in the Grants Mineral Belt.  They are Section 27 Mine, once operated by the United Nuclear Corporation of Gallup and JJ No. 1/L-Bar Mine, once operated by Sohio Western Mining Company, now under the responsibility of Rio Tinto Energy of America, of Salt Lake City. Both mines have also provided financial assurance to the state for the cost of the reclamation. Mines are required to conduct reclamation under the New Mexico Mining Act.

  • 11-1 Update

    Open enrollment reminder

      The LANS Benefits Office has provided additional copies of information

    presented at the Open Enrollment meeting for Lab retirees in mid-October.  Copies are available at the Betty Ehart Senior Center in Los Alamos and at the White Rock Senior Center. It should be noted that the premium for retirees in the Dental Insurance Plan is unchanged (no cost). The Open Enrollment period began Monday and will end on Nov.20.

    A day of

    rememberance

  • Hassle-free holidays for pets and their people

    Los Alamos resident Robin Priestley has launched her pet sitting service just in time for the busy holiday travel season.

    Now an empty nester, Priestley turned her lifelong love of animals into a vocation. Her friend, Sylvia Hush, who has made quite a success of her own pet sitting business, inspired her.