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Today's News

  • U.S. House races take early shape

    SANTA FE – All three of New Mexico’s newly-elected Democratic members of the U.S. House face re-election next year.

    And all three began raising money and getting in close touch with constituents the day they took office.

    Rep. Martin Heinrich’s 1st Congressional District is seeing much action with two possible Republican candidates, a libertarian, an unregistered hopeful and a lawsuit.

  • Caldera: Correction on rim ownership and access

    Dear Editor,

    In his June 7 story, Roger Snodgrass described very well the mood of the panel at the Albuquerque forum concerning public access to the Valles Caldera National Preserve. Unfortunately, in paraphrasing my comments that the caldera rim has truly world-class views, he transposed the owners of sections of the rim.

  • School Board meets Friday

    The Los Alamos Board of Education has called a special meeting for 9 a.m. Friday in the district boardroom at 751 Trinity Drive.

    The purpose of the meeting is to Budget Adjustment Requests.

    The meeting is open to the public.

     

  • Police Beat through June 9

    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. If you don't want it printed - don't let it happen.

    June 4

    9:25 a.m. – Sergio Sotelo Flores, 23, of Santa Fe was arrested on Central Avenue and charged with driving on a suspended or revoked license as a result of a traffic stop.

    8:09 p.m. – Michael Olcott, 44, of Los Alamos was arrested on North Road and Quemazon and charged with DWI.

  • Likely gubernatorial candidate meets local business leaders

    Traveling the state on his “Back to Business Tour,” Albuquerque businessman Allen Weh met this morning with local business leaders gathered at the Hilltop House Hotel.

  • A pedestrian-friendly downtown

    Dear Editor,

    Take a breather between the 60th Birthday celebration and Chamberfest activities this weekend in downtown Los Alamos with a refreshing stroll down Central Avenue.

    Tour Central Avenue and experience the transformation between Mari-Mac Plaza and downtown as result of the Central Avenue Pedestrian Crossings and Streetscape Enhancement Project.

  • Health study meets on draft final report

    A decade-long study by the Centers for Disease Control is drawing to a conclusion.

    The Los Alamos Historical Document Retrieval and Assessment (LAHDRA) project has issued its final draft report and has announced that the study team will hold a public meeting on June 25 to discuss the project status, the draft report and findings and the peer review process that is now underway.

  • NM502/DP Road project to begin in 2011

    New Mexico Department of Transportation improvements to NM502/DP Road have been put on hold for a couple of years.

    During Tuesday night’s county council meeting, NMDOT Tech Support Engineer David Martinez and Project Development Engineer David Quintana presented council with an update and laid out plans for what’s in store for that stretch of road.

  • Baseball: Tickets are now on sale for County Night

    At least one part of the Los Alamos County 60th anniversary celebration won’t be celebrated in Los Alamos County.

    But if organizers have their way, the county’s baseball and softball programs will reap some big benefits.

    Local baseball and softball organizations are helping to sell tickets for Los Alamos Night at Isotopes Park. The event will be held June 20 at the facility, which is the home of the Albuquerque Isotopes, the Triple-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

  • Los Alamos invited to celebrate the American flag Sunday

    It’s evolved since it was first created, not to mention traveled. It can be spotted anywhere from Main Street to the moon. Although it’s been torn, stained and burned, it has never ceased to exist.  

    With these qualities, the American flag is much like the country it represents so on Sunday the community is invited to join the Elks Lodge No. 2083 at 1 p.m. Sunday at Ashley Pond to celebrate Flag Day.