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Today's News

  • UPDATE: UNM's quarterback coach leaves program

    ALBUQUERQUE — Tee Martin has left the New Mexico football program head coach Mike Locksley confirmed today.  Martin departs after spending one season on the Lobo coaching staff.  During his tenure at New Mexico, Martin coached the Lobo quarterbacks.

  • 02-04-10 Update

    “Big Night” screening

      Mesa Public Library free film series will screen “Big Night,” at 6:30 p.m. tonight in the upstairs meeting rooms.

    ‘Topper Review this weekend

      ’Topper Review will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Duane Smith Auditorium.

    Enjoy some miniature golf

  • Lujn advocates Cybersecurity Enhancement Act

    Washington, D.C. ­— Rep. Ben Ray Luján voted to pass the Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2009, which will improve the security of cyberspace by supporting research on innovative, transformative technologies and ensuring federal investments in cybersecurity are more focused and effective.

  • Gov. wants vote

    SANTA FE — Gov. Bill Richardson remains optimistic about chances in the Legislature for a proposal to allow domestic partnerships.

    The Democratic governor said Wednesday he doesn’t want the bill to become bottled up in a state Senate committee this session and has been meeting with senators to try to arrange for a vote by the full Senate.

  • Lab trains African scientists

    Scientists from Ghana are visiting Los Alamos National Laboratory this week, participating in the lab’s international threat reduction program.

    Under a fellowship with the International Atomic Energy Agency, Eric Akortia and Nyarku Mawutorli are looking at how the local program works.

    Combining public safety and national security, LANL’s Off-Site Recovery Program retrieves surplus radioactive sources used for non-military purposes, packages the sources for shipment and arranges long-term storage across the country and around the world.

  • LANB poised to be top lender

    Los Alamos National Bank is poised to become the biggest in-state mortgage lender in New Mexico following the seizure last week of Charter Bank in Santa Fe by the Office of Thrift Supervision.

  • A cheer for the building site

    I just read in the Monitor that the county council has decided to build the County Municipal Building on Site 6. I commend those who voted for it. I understand the vote of those drawn to put it back where it stood. I thank all the councilors for not burdening the citizenry further as would have occurred if the third choice presented had been selected.

  • Defining state investment fund reform

    Almost 10 years ago, our country was coping with a series of corporate accountability crises in the wake of Enron, World Com and other breakdowns in organizational governance. Widespread public outcry led to responses through our legal system and in Congress. There were hundreds of lawsuits in an effort to retrieve squandered funds, and lawmakers responded by passing the Sarbanes-Oxley act. The time for New Mexico to pass similar legislation is now.

  • Recognizing the next generation of scientists

    The Los Alamos High School cafeteria transformed Saturday from a place where students eat to a location where discoveries are unveiled.

    During the Los Alamos County Science Fair, 232 students set up 214 projects, which were presented to judges. Later, awards were presented and the students who earned the opportunity to compete in the regional competition were announced.

  • Voters Split: LAPS referendum passes, thumbs down on UNM-LA 2 mil levy