Today's News

  • NEWS ALERT: Severe weather may cause some newspapers to be delivered late today
  • 01-21-10 Update

    Karaoke for a Cure Friday

      Brooks & Dunn drummer, Trey Grey, will be in Los Alamos co-hosting “Karaoke for a Cure” at

  • 01-26-10 Police Beat

    Police Beat items are compiled from public information contained in Los Alamos Police Department Records. Charges or citations listed in Police Beat do not imply innocence or guilt.

    Jan. 15

    4:06 p.m. — North Wind, a construction company at 1350 Central Ave. reported the theft of a trailer and its contents from a work site on DP Road sometime in the last six weeks or so. The estimated loss is $20,000.

    Jan. 17

  • Brown Bag to feature music among friends

    The Los Alamos Arts Council’s Brown Bag recitals are noted for their relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The next recital in the series, which will be held at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Fuller Lodge, will be one of the most close-knit yet.

    It’s a musical featuring friends. In fact, the title of the program is “Music with Friends.”

    Donna Smith, piano; Alice Mutschlecner, violin; Marke-Talley, viola; Heather Vincent, cello; along with the members of the Black Mesa Quintet will perform at the noontime concert.

  • Groundhog day: Punxsutawney Phil predicts 6 more weeks of winter

    PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (AP) — The groundhog has spoken. And it's bad news.

    Punxsutawney (puhnk-suh-TAW'-nee) Phil has emerged to see his shadow before chilly revelers in Pennsylvania, meaning winter will last another six weeks.

    German tradition holds that if a hibernating animal sees its shadow on Feb. 2 — the Christian holiday of Candlemas — winter will last another six weeks. If no shadow is seen, legend says spring will come early.

  • LANL budget: Up for a raise
  • UPDATE: Swim teams take first at Santa Fe

    The Los Alamos boys and girls swimming and diving teams had another successful meet Saturday.

    The two teams traveled to the Griffin Invitational, hosted by Santa Fe Prep.

    Despite being at less than full strength, both teams won Saturday's meet.

    Check today's Los Alamos Monitor or www.lamonitor.com for more information on the meet.

  • Swimming and diving: LA teams pick up wins in Santa Fe Saturday

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper boys and girls swimming and diving teams capped off a busy week last week with wins at the Griffin Invitational Saturday.

    Both Los Alamos teams took top honors in the meet, held at the Genoveva Chavez Community Center in Santa Fe, finishes that were all the more impressive because the teams were not at full strength and had competed in a big quadrangular meet two days earlier at Albuquerque Academy.

  • 02-02-10 Update

    Police Beat

    Shoplifting and property damage top the Police Beat this week. See Page 2 for the full report.

    GOP pre-primary convention

      Los Alamos Republicans will hold their pre-primary convention Feb. 18 at the Best Western Hilltop House Hotel at 400 Trinity Drive. The purpose of the convention is to elect delegates to the Republican Party of New Mexico (RPNM) Pre-Primary Nominating Convention March 13 in Albuquerque.

  • Slate of public meetings this week


    • The National Park Service will host a public meeting to discuss a draft study on the creation of a Manhattan Project National Historical Park in Los Alamos. The meeting will be held from 5-

    7 p.m. at Fuller Lodge, 2132 Central Avenue.