In signaling renewed commitment to a smaller nuclear weapons complex this week, the head of the nuclear weapons agency in the Department of Energy also highlighted the president’s related announcement of an additional unilateral reduction of the nuclear weapons stockpile.For security reasons, neither NNSA Administrator Thomas D’Agostino nor the White House offered actual numbers of weapons that would be dismantled.White House Press Secretary Dana Perino announced Tuesday that President Bush approved a “significant reduction in the nuclear weapons
Fence going up todayToday, a contractor for Los Alamos County will begin constructing a six-foot tall chain link fence around the perimeter of the Municipal Building next to Ashley Pond.The construction comes a week after council made the decision to move forward with recommendations from the county’s consultant to fence the building for safety reasons.The fence will be placed approximately 12.5 feet out from the roofline of the building and will be pole mounted with sandbags for anchoring and support.The post office mailbox
The Judicial/Police Jail Complex was the second major capital project discussed at Tuesday’s council meeting, beginning with an introduction by project manager David Apple and Police Chief Wayne Torpy. The pair returned to council with a detailed review of the police department’s needs in the proposed complex after being directed to do so at the Dec. 4 council meeting.
After four long-distance games, the Los Alamos Hilltopper boys varsity basketball team will be able to get to bed at a decent hour every night this weekend.The Hilltoppers, who have traveled to far-flung places such as Farmington, Belen and Silver City over the course of the last 12 days, will take part in the Ben Lujan Tournament starting Thursday in Pojoaque.The Hilltoppers will be in the premier game of the tournament Thursday when they take on the Wingate Bears at 2:30 p.m.
Warning that the nuclear weapons complex was at a crossroads in its transformation process, the nation’s nuclear weapons chief announced the latest version of a reconfiguration plan.“We cannot afford the status quo,” said Thomas D’Agostino, administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) during a press conference in Washington Tuesday.
The West Jemez Bypass project appeared to be the more controversial of the two agenda items discussed by councilors Tuesday night, as more than half of the public left after a vote where council approved a motion 5-to-2. Councilors Robert Gibson and Jim Hall voted against the motion offered by councilor Fran Berting to look at options for locating a bypass near the security perimeter gates. Berting’s motion asked staff to optimize the placement of a West Jemez Road; at the same time, staff was asked to examine a gas pipeline road for a potential be
My Score: 3.5/5“I Am Legend” is an adaptation of Richard Matheson’s novel and a remake of the 1971 "The Omega Man" starring Charleton Heston. This is a story about the last man on earth after a manmade virus turns deadly. The setting is Manhattan; parts of it unchanged but other parts in ruins, full of grass and weeds and abandoned vehicles.
Cell phone users are being asked to beware of calls from one or more persons claiming to be Verizon representatives demanding credit card information over the phone and making service disconnection threats. Los Alamos Police Cpl.