Today's News

  • 50th Anniversary

    Perry and Concha Collier
    Perry and Concha Collier of White Rock celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 23rd, 2010.
    The Couple met at Los Alamos where they were both employed by the Los Alamos National Laboratory until they both retired.
    They were married at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Pojoaque New Mexico, where Concha was born and raised.    Perry Sr. was raised in East Texas. He came to NM in 1959 to work at the lab.  They have one son, Perry Jr. who lives in Escondido, CA

  • Detective accepts plea; quits force

    Det. Shari Mills has tendered her resignation with the Los Alamos Police Department and accepted the district attorney’s offer to enter a treatment program.
    Mills, 53, was on paid administrative leave since June  after becoming the prime suspect in an aggravated burglary case at the home of her ex-husband, Lt. Scott Mills, also a Los Alamos police officer.
    LAPD called in the state police to investigate the case while conducting an administrative investigation of their own.

  • Smith’s and union fight heats up in Albuquerque

    Smith’s Food and Drug Centers Inc. is scheduled to appear Oct. 19 in Albuquerque for a hearing on a bad faith bargaining charge by the grocer’s union.
    Smith’s has two local stores, one in Los Alamos and one in White Rock.

  • Deaths expected to rise in gas explosion

    BRUNO, Calif. (AP) — Fire crews tried to douse the remnants of an enormous blaze and account for the residents of dozens of homes after a gas line ruptured and an explosion ripped through in a neighborhood near San Francisco, killing at least four people and likely more.

  • 09-10-10 Bible Answers

    “It seems to me that a lot of Christians I know are overweight.  What does the Bible say about this?”— David

    Your observation undoubtedly has some truth in it. Nonetheless, be very careful with any tendency to be judgmental. The reasons and root causes of obesity are complex — we will do well to leave identification and treatment of these causes as well as the choices one faces in this situation to the person who must deal with them each day of his life.  

  • One of original Navajo Code Talkers dies in Ariz.

    WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — Allen Dale June, one of the 29 original Navajo Code Talkers who confounded the Japanese during World War II by transmitting messages in their native language, has died. He was 91.

    June died of natural causes Wednesday night at a veterans hospital in Prescott, his wife, Virginia, told The Associated Press on Thursday.

  • Los Alamos Co-op Market Hires GM

    The Los Alamos Cooperative Market has taken yet another major step in its journey to becoming a reality. It has hired a general manager with extensive co-op experience to help move the operation through the home stretch.

    “The co-op board is delighted to announce that Steve Watts has accepted our offer,” said Nancy Savoia, board president. “Steve was the general manager of the French Broad Food Cooperative in Asheville, N.C. for the last four years and before that was the business development director for the La Montanita Co-op here in New Mexico.”

  • Fatal Crash Probe Continues

    Investigators have obtained a search warrant for the cell phone belonging to the driver involved in a recent head-on collision in which a woman died.

    “We have the cell phone in our possession and are examining it,” Capt. Randy Foster said. “We’re also going through the process to retain the vehicle in which the woman passed away for further investigation and evidence purposes.”

    The vehicle is a gray Nissan Altima that belonged to Miranda Martinez, 29, of Velarde.

  • Udall: ‘I was most impressed by the scientists’

    For New Mexico Senator Tom Udall, the takeaway from a whirlwind tour of a clean-up area at the Los Alamos National Laboratory was twofold. He was impressed by the lab’s scientific nature and plans to press for additional funds to continue the lab’s work.
    That’s good news for Los Alamos, an economy that is heavily reliant on the lab.
    “I was most impressed by the scientists and their work there,” Udall said.

  • ‘Super’ Susana

    SANTA FE — New Mexico’s gubernatorial contest has become Susana Martinez’s race to lose. Lt. Gov. Diane Denish can still win it but unless Martinez stumbles over a pile of kryptonite, she’s the favorite.
    Yes, I said kryptonite. I realize that is Superman’s nemesis but I can’t recall what weakens Wonder Woman. And Wonder Woman is what I am christening Susana Martinez.