Today's News

  • LANL leadership rates low in first-year evaluation

  • Hopkins to review role of atom bombs in WWII

    The argument that nuclear weapons were essential to ending WWII is the topic of a talk by physicist John C. Hopkins at 7 p.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

  • Guitars and Gateaux perfomer to pay homage to classical music

    Benjamin Silva became a guitarist accidentally. He stumbled upon his mother’s guitar and began playing.

  • Authors Speak promises a transformative evening

    “I’m a serious academic historian,” Noel Pugach said.It’s true – but it may slip your mind when you see him perform as Lew Wallace this week at Mesa Public Library. You might think he’s a progressive 19th-century territorial governor of New Mexico, author of one of the most popular American novels of his time.“Wallace” will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday as part of the library’s Authors Speak Series, held monthly in the upstairs rotunda.

  • 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.

    July 17

    12:44 p.m. - Los Alamos National Laboratory reported a burglary at 65 Pajarito Road. The estimated loss is $150.

    July 18

    7:30 a.m. - William Hargraves, 57, of Los Alamos was arrested on an outstanding Magistrate Court Warrant at 3067 Woodland.

    12:07 p.m. - Joseph Garcia, 29, of Los Alamos was arrested on an outstanding Municipal Court Warrant at 1627 Central Ave.

  • Maestas seeks progressive initiatives for PRC

    Local businessman Min Park calls Public Regulation Commission (PRC) candidate Joseph Maestas a “visionary” and “one of the best leaders Northern New Mexico has.”During his tenure on the Española city council between 2000-2006 and as mayor since that time, Maestas has accumulated a growing number of accomplishments.“Mayor Maestas has been proactive in forging partnerships with the Los Alamos business, government and science communities,” Park said during the March 13 campaign kickoff he hosted for Maestas at his Central Av

  • White Rock's master plan

    White Rock’s master planIt has taken a lot of work, but the plan the county has been promoting for White Rock is nearly ready for public view.And we join everyone in holding our collective breath.Not often is government the best source of private enterprise, so we are holding our judgment here.

  • Death Notice: Lois M. Duncan

    DUNCAN – Lois M. Duncan, a long-time resident and local artist, passed away March 12 at the home of her son, Kenneth Duncan.

    A full obituary is being prepared, but in the meantime the family announces that services for burial will be at the National Cemetery in Santa Fe at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 24, 2008.A celebration of her life will follow at the Duncan’s home after the ceremony.

  • ATTENTION PARENTS: LAMS registration did not save data

    Los Alamos Middle School had a problem with its server Monday and PowerSchool did not save information submitted.If you have registered your student online on this date, please re-submit your registration before submitting the paperwork (even if you were given a confirmation). If you are unsure, please log on and check to see if your original selections are still in the online form. If not, please re-submit. Please note that this will NOT affect the order in which your child’s registration is received.

  • Players dispute script for mock emergency

    New Mexico Environment Secretary Ron Curry announced Wednesday his continued support for a specific emergency preparedness exercise set in Los  Alamos, despite recent complaints by Los Alamos National Laboratory that the scenario is “unrealistic.”A planning process going back to late 2006 has been developing a scenario that included a “radiological release to the atmosphere from an accidental detonation of un-surveyed underground explosives by excavating contractors at LANL’s Material Area B,” known as MDA B.The old dump, located