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Today's News

  • Council recognizes 60th anniversary committee

    At the top of its agenda Tuesday night the Los Alamos County Council presented a proclamation recognizing Chris Chandler and Lawry Mann for their work as co-chairs of the county’s 60th Anniversary Committee.  

    “We didn’t steer the boat alone,” Chandler said, thanking many individuals, along with Los Alamos National Laboratory and Los Alamos National Bank for exceptional support.

    The proclamation recognized the committee’s work designing the calendar for the year, “highlighted by a birthday party in June.”

  • I didn’t survive cancer to die of stress

    Yes, it’s that time of year again. It’s the holidays and ’tis the season to be stressed. Crowded malls, last minute shopping, endless lines, 200 cards to write ... what? You mean I’m the only one who does that? Bummer. No wonder I don’t get many back.

  • Find spiritual gifts during the TOTH's Stewards Fair

    The public is invited to the “Stewards Fair” from 9-10:30 a.m. and from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church’s Kelly Hall. At the fair, shoppers will find special gifts that honor God’s creation.

    The merchandise for sale includes gift certificates for classes, memberships, a child's club and animal adoption from Pajarito Environmental Education Center.

    Additionally, Los Poblanos Organics, which provides farm- fresh fruits, vegetables, eggs and meat, will sell gift memberships.

  • Hear favorite holiday tunes Saturday

    Around the holidays, music seems to fill the air. Contributing to sounds that float through the airwaves will be a brass holiday concert, which will be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church.

    Admission is free.

    Brass musicians Dave and Deniece Korzekwa, Rex Hjelm, Larry Bronisz, Ted Vives, Pete Forman, Eli Berg and Jerry Morzinski will perform a mixture of sacred and secular Christmas music.

  • Stimulus funds yet to make it to Jemez Pueblo

    JEMEZ PUEBLO, N.M. (AP) — Jemez Pueblo is ready to study the geothermal energy potential locked thousands of feet beneath its rural reservation in northern New Mexico, but the federal government has yet to deliver the stimulus funds needed to start the work.

  • Attorney General reaches settlement with college fund program manager

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Attorney General Gary King says a settlement has been reached with OppenheimerFunds, Inc. to resolve an investigation into the company's management of the state's 529 college savings programs.

    Under terms of the settlement announced Monday, King says Oppenheimer agrees to pay New Mexico $67.31 million — all of which will be distributed to 529 plan participants affected by the performance of Oppenheimer Core Bond Fund.

  • NEWS ALERT: County celebrates grand opening of animal shelter
  • Hockey: LA sweeps three weekend games

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper hockey team improved to 6-2 as it earned three victories this past weekend.  

    Los Alamos downed St Pius X, Taos and La Cueva to earn three-game hat-trick. It was aided in that cause by Marina Meneakis, who scored a natural hat trick Saturday. A hat trick by a female player in state high school league play has only been done once before.

  • New automated phone system to be introduced

    Los Alamos Medical Center announced plans to begin using an automatic phone attendant. The change was one of several efficiency measures announced by LAMC Chief Executive Officer Sandra Podley on Friday.

    Beginning today, callers reaching LAMC will no longer speak with a switchboard operator. Instead, they will hear a variety of options for accessing departments and services. The system is designed to streamline the transfer of calls to the correct extension, according to James Hurley, team leader for the auto attendant transition team.

  • Employee retires after 31 years of service

    Senior Assessment Specialist Irene Joseph can’t believe her part-time position with Los Alamos County in August 1978 turned into permanent employment spanning three decades.

    Joseph, 69, expressed mixed feelings about her upcoming retirement during an interview at the County Assessor’s Office.

    “I’m starting to get nervous. I’ve been telling people I don’t know what I’m going to do with myself,” Joseph said. “My last day of work is Monday, although I officially retire Dec. 31. It’ll be a big change.”