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Today's News

  • Registered sex offender sues local woman

    A bizarre and oft-delayed lawsuit is playing out in a Los Alamos courtroom this week. Jury selection and opening arguments began Monday in the case that has dragged on for more than a year. The combatants in this protracted legal battle include a convicted sex offender and a self-styled crusader who have crossed swords on more than one occasion.

  • TAGI kicks LACA’s newest season off to a stimulating start

    Saturday marks the beginning of the Los Alamos Concert Association’s Musical Stimulus season and features a performance by TAGI, the acclaimed clarinet, violin, cello and piano quartet. The performance will begin at 8 p.m. at Duane Smith Auditorium.  Come early for the pre-concert lecture and stay late to visit with the artists at the post-concert reception.

  • Sex offender tells jury he’s learned to identify triggers and control his urges

  • Project plagued by late starts

    County Public Works Director Kyle Zimmerman estimated that the Diamond Drive Phase III Project is 16 days behind schedule.  As a result, cold weather may prevent finishing the final step, which would add  an “open grade friction course,” a treatment that helps tires grip the road and reduces the risk of hydroplaning.

  • LANL Venture Acceleration Fund invites entrepreneurs

    On Sept. 21, Los Alamos National Security, the public-private partnership that runs Los Alamos National Laboratory, launched the year’s second Venture Acceleration Fund call for ideas. The fund, administered by Northern New Mexico Connect, invests up to $100,000 in Northern New Mexico businesses that have an association with LANL technology or expertise and want to apply that technology to a commercial product for which there is market demand. The ultimate goal is to create an entrepreneurial culture in Northern New Mexico.

  • Addressing children's needs

    Los Alamos is a wonderful place for most families. We enjoy great schools and a wide variety of youth/family programs. I am proud our town is a progressive, vibrant community that is generally responsive to the needs of its residents. But there is a gap not yet addressed. Our community has a small, yet significant, part of the population with developmental disabilities. Outside of school, the families who care for those individuals are often on their own. In Los Alamos, there is a lack of comprehensive programs in place to provide support across the spectrum of abilities.

  • Don’t buy commercial property for the Municipal Building location

    Okay, so we are going to have higher property tax. That’s not surprising.

    Now, since this implies that Los Alamos needs more revenue, the Municipal Building selection group seems oblivious to what is going on around them in making some recent decisions.

  • LA thumps Taos in 2-4A opener

    Following a subpar outing this weekend, the Los Alamos Hilltopper boys soccer team wanted to prove something to itself and its competitors in District 2AAAA.

    Such appeared to be the case Tuesday night at Sullivan Field.

    Trying to bounce back from Saturday’s contest with Albuquerque High, Los Alamos topped the visiting Taos Tigers in its district opener. Los Alamos scored three goals in under eight minutes and cruised to a 6-0 win.

  • Police Beat through 9-21-09

  • Check out the latest Police Beat in Tuesday's Los Alamos Monitor

    Sept. 15

    10 a.m. – Sombrillo Nursing Home reported criminal damage to its generator equipment at 1011 Sombrillo Court. The estimated damage is less than $1,000.

       

    3:20 p.m. – A 21-year-old Los Alamos woman reported she was assaulted on the UNM-LA campus at 4000 University Dr. Her report could not be verified.

    Read the rest of the past week's Police Beat in the  Los Alamos Monitor.