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Today's News

  • Voter anger or voter impatience?

    The conventional wisdom has it that we, the American people, are angry, frustrated, fed up and that we aren’t going to take it anymore.

    “Down with the rascals!”

    “Off with their heads!”

    “Out with the bums!”

    Who knows? Once in a while the conventional wisdom turns out to be on target.

  • The Next Level: Hemphill picks up All-American honor in steeplechase

    Former Los Alamos Hilltopper star runner Kristen Hemphill finished seventh in the national finals of the 3,000-meter steeplechase.

    Hemphill, a 2004 graduate of Los Alamos High School, finished the 2010 NCAA Division-1 Track and Field Championships, which were held this weekend in Eugene, Ore.

    Hemphill finished the steeplechase in a time of 10 minutes, 7.40 seconds, which earned her an All-American title in the event. The All-American distinction is given to the top eight finishers in the event.

  • Golf: ACI starts June 30

    Registration for the 2010 Atomic City Invitational golf tournament is now open.

    The ACI, the premier annual event held at Los Alamos Golf Course, is scheduled from June 30-July 4. Men’s and senior’s qualifying for the championship flight is scheduled for June 30 and the first round of match play starts July 1.

    Nightly events are scheduled for the first four days of the tournament.

    For more information, call LAGC at 662-8139.

     or visit www.losalamosnm.us/rec on the Internet.

  • Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart tie the knot at NM governor's mansion

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart have tied the knot — in a wedding presided over by New Mexico's governor.

    Gov. Bill Richardson confirmed to The Associated Press on Wednesday that the couple, who have been together for several years and got engaged last year, were married at the governor's mansion in Santa Fe.

    Ford's publicist, Ina Treciokas, confirmed the nuptials Wednesday.

  • UPDATE: Otowi Station and Buffalo Tours to join forces

    Hitch a ride on the road of scientific innovation with Otowi Station Bookstore and Buffalo Tours Thursday.

    Georgia Strickfaden, owner of Buffalo Tours, and Otowi Station Bookstore are hosting a multi-media show, which will run from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday at the bookstore.

    Strickfaden will unveil the Nuclear West Bus Tour in the Intermountain West which will be held from Aug. 22-30 while Otowi will showcase its resources for travel.

     

  • The road to atomic enterprises awaits

    Hitch a ride on the road of scientific innovation with Otowi Station Bookstore and Buffalo Tours Thursday.

    The bookstore and travel business are teaming up to present a travel show from 6:30-8 p.m.  at Otowi Station.

    Buffalo Tours will introduce to the public to its new Nuclear West Bus Tour in the Intermountain West and Otowi Station will offer published resources about travel and the myriad locations pertaining to all things atomic.  

    The Kaleidoscoops Ice Cream bus will is planning to be there, too.

  • Enloe named 2010 Corporate Hero

    New Mexico Business Weekly selected CEO Bill Enloe of Los Alamos National Bank (LANB) to receive this year’s Corporate Heroes Award. The award highlights Enloe’s philanthropy and commitment to making New Mexico a better place to live and work.

  • Retail solution cannot succeed

    From the Monitor June 13:  Kevin Holsapple, “... Trinity (Place) is to anchor a share of the shopper traffic in our community that currently flees to other communities.  Increased shopper traffic in the downtown can provide increased opportunity for other businesses.”  

  • Eggs from far and near

    To me, there’s nothing like a breakfast that involves an egg. That dose of protein, I think, helps me last at work until noon or even beyond the lunch hour if need be.

    Like me, you probably often have a dozen eggs on your grocery list. And when you wake up bleary-eyed on a Saturday morning, you face the choice of how you will buy those eggs.

  • 06-08-10 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 26

    10:05 a.m. – Parker Construction of Los Alamos reported the theft of construction signs near Diamond Drive and West Road. The estimated loss is $600.

    May 27