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Today's News

  • Why do we celebrate Easter?

    The Bible says, “As they entered the tomb, they saw a young man dressed in a white robe sitting on the right side, and they were alarmed. ‘Don’t be alarmed,’ he said. ‘You are looking for Jesus the Nazarene, who was crucified. He has risen! He is not here.’”It is this event upon which Christianity rose and that millions celebrate today. But is there more?Easter is the most important religious event in Christianity.

  • Bad breeding: Neutering a smart choice

    Everybody thinks puppies and kittens are cute, but the consequences of allowing your pet to breed can be dire.

  • Students stage walkout: LAHS students protest continued U.S. presence in Iraq

    In marking the five-year anniversary of the Iraq War, more than 100 Los Alamos High School students walked out of class Wednesday. Reminiscent of protests in the 1960s, the students assembled on the front lawn of the high school waving flowers and peace signs in a silent sit-in.“We want to make a strong and loud statement against the war, and show that we are willing to cause a disruption to bring attention to the fact that we are in a war that is a mistake,” said protest organizer Megan Stockton.

  • UC regents open discussion on laboratories

    Meeting in San Francisco Wednesday, the University of California Board of Regents heard disagreements about the university’s role in the nation’s nuclear weapons program.Criticism came this time not only from students, who are often vocal during regents’ meetings, but also from California Lt.-Gov.

  • Get introduced to jazz

    Jazz may be 100 percent American-made, but many young Americans don’t seem to be too aware of their native music.To bring this music back to young people’s ears, KSFR-FM presents the “Swing into Spring” concert at 7:30 p.m. March 24 at Duane W. Smith Auditorium.The concert will feature performances by more than 24 members of the Southwest Jazz Orchestra and the Los Alamos Big Band.“Jazz is just some of our original music that is really American,” said Los Alamos Big Band director Jan McDonald.

  • Celebrate Easter with the community

    There is no need to spend Easter alone. Locals are encouraged to socialize with their fellow residents during the Newcomers and Neighbors Annual Easter Party from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church.There will be a lunch, Easter craft for kids and an Easter egg hunt.Club president Melissa Gillispie-Blair said the purpose behind of the event is to just have fun and enjoy what the community has to offer.This is something the club strives to do year-round.

  • Riana Dee Barrus

    BARRUS – Riana Dee Barrus, 26, of Taylorsville, Utah, died March 5, 2008, at the Huntsman Cancer Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, of adverse effects of chemotherapy for metastatic melanoma. Funeral services were held March 8, 2008, at the Fairview Chapel with Bishop Zane Hathaway conducting.

  • Pearce pleased with party favor

    Rep. Steve Pearce, R-N.M.

  • Bad language should be punished

    William F. Buckley died. He probably would have said “succumbed,” or something fancier.Buckley was a boyhood hero, not for his politics, but for vocabulary and mastery of the language. The guy talked pretty.Buckley was an old man when he died but I will always suspect his condition took a turn for the worse when a grandkid sent him a text message.

  • State's homeland security agency to prepare communities

    Director Tim Manning of the Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management seeks to prepare New Mexico communities for possible disaster. Manning’s agency will conduct two specialized briefings on the flooding threats posed to various regions of the state. Threats include potentially high spring runoff and high fire danger.