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  • 05-18-10 Police beat

    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.    

    May 6

    4:56 p.m. – A 50-year-old female Los Alamos woman reported the theft of a snow blower from her property on Villa Street. The estimated loss is $700.

  • Celebrate Memorial Day

    Memorial Day 2010 will be observed at 11 a.m. May 31 at the Guaje Pines Cemetery.

    The entire community is invited. This year’s theme is honoring those who “answered the call.”

    Memorial Day is a national holiday to thank and honor those who have given their lives in the nation’s service.

    Service men and women have given their lives for their country during times of war and conflict around the world.

    They willingly did so to defend citizens’ freedom and way of life.

  • Global fears propel stock market slide

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Dow Jones industrials plunged below 10,000 Tuesday after traders dumped stocks on worries about the global economy and tensions between North and South Korea.

    The Dow fell about 190 points in late morning trading. It has fallen 1,346 points, or more than 12 percent, from its recent high of 11,205, reached April 26. The Dow and broader stock indexes all fell about 2 percent.

  • County to get share of federal transit grants awarded today

    SANTA FE – Los Alamos County will share in $2.7 million in federal transit grants that were awarded today.

    Transportation Secretary Gary L. J. Girón has announced that the Department will award more than $12.1 million in federal transit grants throughout the state.

  • 05-25-10 Update

    Police Beat

    A rash of thefts top this week’s Police Beat. Read the full report on Page 2.

    Shlachter’s recital

       Los Alamos Arts Council presents Dov Shlachter’s senior recital at 7 p.m.

    Wednesday at Fuller Lodge.

    ‘Planet 51’

      Los Alamos County Movies in the Park will screen “Planet 51” at 7:30 p.m. June 2 at Rover Park.

    Brown Bag Performance

  • GOP gets involved in ad squabble

    ALBUQUERQUE — The New Mexico Republican Party chairman said on Monday he interjected himself into a squabble over attack ads by two GOP gubernatorial front-runners because of calls from rank-and-file Republicans disgusted by the tone of the campaign.

    The complaints prompted a three-member committee, including GOP chairman Harvey Yates Jr., to ask both Dona Ana County district attorney Susana Martinez and former state GOP chairman Allen Weh to substantiate their charges against the other.

  • Work party needed

    On June 5, the Volunteer Task Force will sponsor a National Trails Day work party to upgrade work done on the Quemazon Trail 10 years ago.

    “Following the Cerro Grande Fire in 2000, the Quemazon Trail is where Los Alamos learned how to repair trails after a wildfire,” said Craig Martin, the Project Coordinator for the volunteer group.

  • Giddyup for the robot rodeo

    Hazardous devices teams from around the Southwest will wrangle their bomb squad robots at the fourth annual Robot Rodeo beginning Wednesday at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

    The rodeo gets under way at 8 a.m. at Technical Area 49, a remote section of laboratory property near the entrance to Bandelier National Monument. Six teams are scheduled to participate in the three-day competition.

  • A natural inclination to teach

    Teaching seems to be in Jenny Diesbury-Lathrop’s genes. “Since I was a little kid, I played school so I think it was just in me since I was born,” she said.

    Diesbury-Lathrop, a fifth-grade teacher at Aspen Elementary School, has stayed true to her educator instincts.  She has taught in the Los Alamos Public Schools for 14 years. For three years, she has worked at Aspen Elementary School. Previously, she taught at Mountain Elementary School.

  • Building design takes shape

    Editor’s note: This is the second of a four-part series regarding Los Alamos County Council’s consideration of four upcoming projects.

     

    The County Recreation Division is pursuing a new golf course clubhouse as a Capital Improvement Project because the current structure is literally beginning to crumble.