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Today's News

  • SPORTS BULLETIN: Hilltoppers volleyball team plays first round in championship tournament tonight

     

  • Breaking News: Joint school-county vote launches Los Alamos into new era

    The collective sense of relief was almost palpable tonight as years of negotiations ended with the unanimous approval of lease agreements and property conveyances involving the Trinity Site Revitalization and Airport Basin projects.

    The elation was clear in council chambers as school board members and county councilors cast unanimous votes filling the local future with economic revitalization, enhanced workplace environments, increased employee productivity and endless retail possibilities.

    Read the full story in Friday's Los Alamos Monitor.

  • Volleyball update: LA advances to quarterfinal

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper volleyball team survived a rough pool play Thursday to beat the Piedra Vista Panthers Thursday night in the opening round of the 2009 state Class AAAA tournament.

    The tournament is being held at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho.

    Los Alamos knocked off Piedra Vista 3-0 Thursday night and will meet the St. Pius X Sartans at 8 a.m. Friday for the right to play in Friday afternoon's semifinal.

  • BREAKING NEWS: Former governor KIng dies at 85

    Read the story in Friday's Monitor

  • Volleyball update: Toppers fall in quarterfinals

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper volleyball team dropped its quarterfinal match Friday morning, ending its 2009 season.

    The Hilltoppers won the first game against St. Pius X, the No. 2 seed in the tournament, but dropped three straight following that opening game win to end their postseason stay.

    Read more about Friday morning's match in Sunday's Monitor.

  • United Methodist Church to take stock during charge conference

    The First United Church of Los Alamos is taking stock of its year.

    While church members will evaluate their past deeds, they will also look ahead to the coming year and its potential.

    This annual review, known as the Charge Conference, will be held at noon Sunday in the Fellowship Hall.

    Everyone in the community  is welcomed to attend the conference.

  • Richardson orders furloughs to deal with budget

     Thousands of workers in state agencies in Gov. Bill Richardson’s administration will be required to take five unpaid furlough days to help New Mexico plug a more than $650 million budget gap this year.

    To cut costs, the Democratic governor also plans to eliminate at least 84 political appointive jobs and won’t fill 1,000 positions that are vacant because of a hiring freeze.

    Richardson siged deficit reduction measures that will save $470 million this year.

  • Former N.M. governor dies

    Former New Mexico Gov. Bruce King, a folksy cattle rancher who served more time as governor than anyone else and became an institution in state politics, died Friday. He was 85.

    Attorney General Gary King announced his father’s death.

    King was a Democrat who served three terms that spanned three decades. He was in office in 1971-74, 1979-82 and 1991-94.

    King was with family members at his ranch in Stanley when he died Friday morning. His death comes less than a year after the death of his wife of 61 years.

  • Udall sees new missions in lab’s future

    A political figure who risked alienating some of his constituents by warning that the age of nuclear weapons was in eclipse a few years ago sees opportunities where others fear cuts.

  • Trinity Site becomes a reality

    The collective sense of relief was nearly palpable as an effort that began in 1965 ended Thursday night with the unanimous approval of lease agreements and property conveyances involving the Trinity Site Revitalization and Airport Basin projects.

    “I believe this is a win-win for both parties and establishes what we both want to work for,” County Administrator Tony Mortillaro said.