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Today's News

  • Miranda brings experience to position

    Annalisa Miranda may be new to Los Alamos County but she is no novice in her position as logistics manager/ purchasing agent.
    Miranda came on board as the county’s new logistics manager/ purchasing agent on Nov. 15 but has worked in this field her entire career.
    In this position, Miranda said, “We’re responsible for making sure the county has all the goods and supplies and services it needs to give to the citizens of Los Alamos.”

  • Update 01-09-11

    Quarterly pickup

    The White Rock Quarterly Bulk Item Pickup will begin at 8 a.m. Monday.
    All furniture, appliances, Christmas trees and yard debris must be at the curb by
    8 a.m. For more information, call 662-8163.


    UNM-LA board meeting Monday
    The UNM-LA Advisory Board will hold its regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the Lecture Hall, Bulding 2.

    School board meeting Tuesday
    The LAPS board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in Pajarito Cliffs Building 1 conference room.

     

  • Dear citizens and Los Alamos County employees ...

    Over the course of my career in city management, I have observed many changes in how municipal government has improved and evolved.
    Also during this time in public service, I have faced many challenges and feel that in all aspects I was able to contribute toward making a positive difference in the outcomes of those challenges faced by the communities that I served.  

  • The Municipal Building Initiative — a Primer

    Now that the judge has approved the settlement we reached with the county council halting an election on the question posed in a petition regarding the location of the new municipal building, we feel an obligation to explain our position to Los Alamos.  

  • Winter Weather Advisory through Monday morning

    A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST THIS MORNING.

    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS... EXPECT AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES... WITH AN ADDITIONAL INCH LOCALLY OVER SUMMITS AND HIGHER SLOPES OF THE NORTHERN AND JEMEZ MOUNTAINS.

    * TIMING... SNOW WILL INTENSIFY AND EXPAND IN COVERAGE BY MID MORNING... WITH SNOW SHOWERS TAPERING OFF RAPIDLY AFTER NOON TODAY.

  • Pat Soran receives "Spirit of the West" award

    Longtime community volunteer and Kiwanis member Pat Soran received the "Spirit of the West Award" at tonight's gala event.

    Check back to view a slideshow of nominees honored during a special ceremony at the Hilltop House Hotel.

  • Pat Soran receives "Spirit of the West Award" at tonight's gala event

    Longtime community volunteer and Kiwanis member Pat Soran received the "Spirit of the West Award" at tonight's gala event.

    Check back to view a slideshow of nominees honored during a special ceremony at the Hilltop House Hotel.

  • Giffords: Dem who wins in conservative district

    PHOENIX (AP) — Gabrielle Giffords, one of her state's most high-profile Democrats, seems at first glance to be an unlikely choice of voters in conservative-leaning southern Arizona.

    But she has managed to remain popular, winning election three times in the Tucson-area congressional district by holding centrist positions, reaching out to constituents and bucking her party's position on many issues as a key member of the "Blue Dog Coalition" Democrats.

    She has been tough on border security, but supports comprehensive immigration reform.

  • Has overfishing ended? Top US scientist says yes

    BOSTON (AP) — For the first time in at least a century, U.S. fishermen won't take too much of any species from the sea, one of the nation's top fishery scientists says.

    The projected end of overfishing comes during a turbulent fishing year that's seen New England fishermen switch to a radically new management system. But scientist Steve Murawski said that for the first time in written fishing history, which goes back to 1900, "As far as we know, we've hit the right levels, which is a milestone."

  • Fans celebrate Elvis' 76th birthday in Memphis

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Hundreds of Elvis Presley fans, including Chilean miner Edison Pena, have gathered at Graceland to sing "Happy Birthday" on the late rock n' roll icon's 76th birthday.

    Pena, the guest of honor Saturday at Elvis' birthday party, cut into a 4-foot high cake fashioned to look like stacked television sets as fans cheered both the singer and the miner outside Elvis' longtime Memphis home.

    Presley was born Jan. 8, 1935, in Tupelo, Miss.