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Today's News

  • Council to handle heavy consent agenda

    Consent agenda items will top Tuesday night’s county council meeting at 7 p.m. in council chambers.

    Dr. Cedric Page, Executive Director of UNM-LA will attend the meeting, where he will give councilors a brief presentation on the state of UNM-LA.

  • Council receives EBRIF briefing

    Working to promote a regional understanding among the member governments and mutual fact finding about specific water and wastewater issues, as well as discussing projects on a regional basis are just a few of the Española Basin Regional Issues Forum’s main goals.

    During Tuesday night’s county council meeting held in White Rock, Charlie Nylander, of Water Matters LLC, provided councilors with a briefing on not only the goals of the EBRIF, but also an overview of the organization’s activities.

  • Cinderella soars to top of must-see productions

    From its breathtaking opening solo to its exquisite grand finale - Susan Baker Dillingham’s creative genius takes the classic “Cinderella” tale to amazing new heights.

  • Talk introduces Obama's nuclear policy

  • Time may have passed us by

    As the county and the schools are more and more at odds over how the deal for Trinity Place reads, we are more and more concerned that it will never happen.

    Reports from every business corner that you want to go to say that vacancies in malls and shopping plazas are rising fast nationally. The reports note that the average vacancy rate at neighborhood and community malls rose to 8.2 percent, up from 7.3 percent in 2007.

    This is the highest level since 1995.

  • Learn about art in the Rio Grande Valley

    Like any art found throughout the world, Pueblo art covers a huge spectrum of forms. It is found in Kachina dolls, rock art, murals on kiva walls and pottery. And similar to New York City or Florence, Italy, a meca for Pueblo art is found right here in the Rio Grande Valley.

  • Get ready to tee off

    Los Alamos will be opening a new golf course in 2009, but only for a day. The 19th Hole, an indoor, miniature golf fundraiser will be held from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Feb. 28  at various local businesses.

    “I’ve wanted to do this event for a number of years,” said Bernadette Lauritzen, Assets In Action coordinator and golf course superintendent for the event. “The event will allow local businesses to showcase their venues while raising funds for a wonderful program.”

  • Revisiting Bandelier

    For almost a century, Bandelier National Monument has been a place of natural and man-made wonders, where visitors walk narrow trails through deep canyons and traverse mesas to marvel at vistas of the Pajarito Plateau or the ruins of abandoned pueblos. For more than 30 years, such experiences have been enhanced by a guidebook written by veteran hiker and historian Dorothy Hoard.

  • Experiencing some transitions

    Michael Chapdelaine underwent  some major transformations since he first started performing in Los Alamos.

    “I’ve been making some serious transitions in my personal life and they’ve brought out some sorrow, anger, relief and bliss … it’s pretty heavy stuff,” he said.

    These changes have given a whole new meaning to his music. Now, Chapdelaine said, when he writes a song about leaving, it really means something; and now songs about emancipation and optimism really mean something.

  • Putting Assets into Action: Positive communication

    This week we look at Asset #2, Positive Family Communication. According to the Search Institute, “Youth are more likely to grow up healthy when they and their parents communicate positively and they are willing to seek parent’s advice and counsel.”