Today's News

  • Get introduced to jazz

    Jazz may be 100 percent American-made, but many young Americans don’t seem to be too aware of their native music.To bring this music back to young people’s ears, KSFR-FM presents the “Swing into Spring” concert at 7:30 p.m. March 24 at Duane W. Smith Auditorium.The concert will feature performances by more than 24 members of the Southwest Jazz Orchestra and the Los Alamos Big Band.“Jazz is just some of our original music that is really American,” said Los Alamos Big Band director Jan McDonald.

  • Celebrate Easter with the community

    There is no need to spend Easter alone. Locals are encouraged to socialize with their fellow residents during the Newcomers and Neighbors Annual Easter Party from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church.There will be a lunch, Easter craft for kids and an Easter egg hunt.Club president Melissa Gillispie-Blair said the purpose behind of the event is to just have fun and enjoy what the community has to offer.This is something the club strives to do year-round.

  • Riana Dee Barrus

    BARRUS – Riana Dee Barrus, 26, of Taylorsville, Utah, died March 5, 2008, at the Huntsman Cancer Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, of adverse effects of chemotherapy for metastatic melanoma. Funeral services were held March 8, 2008, at the Fairview Chapel with Bishop Zane Hathaway conducting.

  • Pearce pleased with party favor

    Rep. Steve Pearce, R-N.M.

  • Bad language should be punished

    William F. Buckley died. He probably would have said “succumbed,” or something fancier.Buckley was a boyhood hero, not for his politics, but for vocabulary and mastery of the language. The guy talked pretty.Buckley was an old man when he died but I will always suspect his condition took a turn for the worse when a grandkid sent him a text message.

  • State's homeland security agency to prepare communities

    Director Tim Manning of the Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management seeks to prepare New Mexico communities for possible disaster. Manning’s agency will conduct two specialized briefings on the flooding threats posed to various regions of the state. Threats include potentially high spring runoff and high fire danger.

  • Council adopts sustainability initiative

    There were a few gaps at the council’s table Tuesday, but it was standing-room only for interested people in White Rock Town Hall, as the council got its first glimpse at the proposal to create catalytic development in White Rock, heard the IT division’s plans for a county fiber network and adopted a new initiative that will pervade all county departments and boards with a program of sustainability.As budget hearings for the fiscal years 2009-2010 are approaching, Tuesday’s meeting provided a last opportunity for council to get some idea of the cost of impl

  • Stover files for council

    Well-known youth advocate Sharon Stover officially filed her candidacy for county council Tuesday afternoon.Stover is a familiar face not only in the community but  also in county government, having previously served as both county staff and on the council.She worked in an administrative capacity for Los Alamos County for nearly 15 years in the Parks and Recreation Department, and later as the county administrator’s assistant.County Councilor Ken Milder, a Democrat, is running for re-election. He served on the Utilities Board

  • Trying to wipe the slate clean

    Four out of f ive kernelsWhen I first started watching, “The Beat That My Heart Skipped,” I thought I had it all figured out. A boy from the wrong side of the tracks meets a girl from the right side and undergoes a profound change.However, “The Beat That My Heart Skipped,” is anything but predictable. For most of the movie, Tom doesn’t seem to pay the “right” girl much mind and pursues someone else. Plus, when his big moment arrives to shine as a completely transformed man, the opposite actually happens.

  • Be There

    TODAY - Aug. 3, 2008

    The Alzheimer’s Society will host a cowboy breakfast from 7-11 a.m. at the Sheriff’s Posse Lodge. The menu includes plan, blueberry, banana and chocolate chip pancakes along with bacon, sausage, eggs, juice and coffee. The breakfast cost $6 per adult and $4 for children age 10 and younger. Special guest will perform square dancing demonstrations.