Today's News

  • Last building demolished at LANL’s DP West site

    The last of 14 buildings at the historic DP West site at Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Technical Area 21 (TA-21) was demolished last Friday, completing a reduction of the lab’s footprint by more than 100,000 square feet.

    The demolition was funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and is part of $212 million in Recovery Act funds the Lab received for environmental remediation.

  • Citizens chime in on Trinity Site

    Questions and suggestions filled the air during a second public listening session regarding the Trinity Site Revitalization Project (TRSP) at White Rock Town Hall Thursday evening.

    There’s been a lot of “almosts” regarding the TRSP, said Los Alamos Public Schools Superintendent and TRSP Advisory Committee Member Gene Schmidt.

    But with a new developer ready to pull the trigger on the long-awaited project, the committee is prepared to recommend North American Development Group to County Administrator Tony Mortillaro.

  • 11-5-10 Religion listings

    Baha’i Faith
    For information, e-mail losalamosla@gmail.com. For general information, call the Baha’i Faith phone at 1-800-228-6483.

    Bethlehem Lutheran

  • Companies in Oct. added most jobs since April

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Companies created more net new jobs in October than in any month since April, evidence that businesses are shedding their previously cautious attitude toward hiring.

    But the unemployment rate remained stuck at 9.6 percent for the third straight month.

  • Honor veterans Thursday at Legion

    This year’s Veterans Day community celebration will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the American Legion Post 90, 1325 Trinity Drive.
    All veterans, their families and friends, as well as the general public are invited to attend.  
    The local theme is “Veterans Equal Freedom.” Veterans Day is a National Holiday to thank and honor the 23.2 million living veterans that have honorably served their country in both wartime and peacetime.  

  • Spring forward, fall back... Daylight savings time ends this weekend

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — While you're resetting your clocks for the end of daylight savings time this weekend, you might as well check your smoke alarm batteries.

    That's the suggestion from fire departments around New Mexico.

    The Las Cruces Fire Department encourages residents to put new batteries in their smoke detectors when they adjust their clocks before bedtime Saturday. Daylight savings time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday.

    The fire department also suggests homeowners test their smoke detectors to ensure they're working.

  • Costco cheese linked to E.coli illnesses in 5 states

    ISSAQUAH, Wash. (AP) — A cheese sold recently at Costco Wholesale Corp. outlets in five states has been preliminarily linked to an E. coli outbreak that has sickened 25 people, Costco and federal health officials warned consumers Thursday.

    The Bravo Farms Dutch Style Raw Milk Gouda Cheese was offered for sale and for in-store tasting between Oct. 5 and Nov. 1 at Costco stores in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada and the San Diego, Calif., area.

  • The next step forward

    The long awaited Trinity Site Redevelopment moved closer to reality with the announcement that North American Development Group (NADG) would be the recommended developer for the 15-acre site that was previously  home to the Los Alamos Public Schools district office and a number of county buildings.
    For many years, it has been the dream of community members to turn the site into a commercial and retail zone. More and more, it looks like that is going to happen.

  • Y youth hoops program starting soon

    The Los Alamos Y will begin a recreational basketball league for girls with registrations being taken next month at their Iris Street location.
    The Los Alamos Basketball League (LABL) and the Y have worked together on scheduling, registration, promotion and the use of volunteers to assist the program.
    “Working with Chris (Stubben) is going to be a nice transition as the Y brings on the Girl’s only league to play along side the traditional YMCA Coed league,” Y Sports Director, William Hill said.

  • A look at how Los Alamos voted in general election

    Candidate or Issue    Party    Votes    Percent
    BEN R. LUJAN    DEMOCRATIC    4054    47.2%
    THOMAS E. MULLINS    REPUBLICAN    4541    52.8%
    DIANE D. DENISH    DEMOCRATIC    3926    45.3%
    and BRIAN S. COLÓN