Today's News

  • UNM-LA’s One-Stop Career Center re-opens for business

    The One-Stop Career Center at the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos is open again and ready to serve job seekers and employers in the Los Alamos Area.

    Career Development Specialist Delmeria Martinez is on duty in the office, located downstairs in Building Two (Student Services), from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (closed 12:30-1:30 p.m.) on Wednesdays and Fridays.

    Job seekers and employers may call 662-5919 ext. 607 to make an appointment, for information or to post a job.

    Walk-in clients are also welcome and services are free.

  • County cautious about accepting stimulus money

    While U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., is urging New Mexico police departments to apply for Department of Justice grants to help hire new officers, Los Alamos County is weighing all sides of the government’s various stimulus offers.

    County Administrator Max Baker said Thursday county staff continues to monitor a growing list of potential infrastructure improvements and programs that span a wide variety of needs throughout the county.

  • Portion of Trinity Drive to be closed

    Los Alamos NM – Beginning Monday the outside westbound lane of Trinity Drive will be closed on weekdays between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. in front of the Judicial/Police/Jail Complex construction site for the purpose of making utility tie-ins. This lane closure is expected to last approximately three weeks; however, mechanical or weather delays may occur. Motorists are asked to slow down and plan for extra travel time or seek an alternate route; especially if traveling westbound during the heavier noon traffic.

  • Council's agenda full for Tuesday

    Public hearings and utility easements top the agenda for Tuesday night’s county council meeting. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. in council chambers.

    The evening will begin with two proclamations. The first will declare April 18 as Clean Up Los Alamos Day. The second will designate April 22 as Earth Day in Los Alamos County.

  • A 20-year-old success story

    Annette Weyrauch started a private physical therapy practice in

    February 1988 in the Small Business Center behind the post office. In

    1994, she opened Physical Therapy Plus Inc; four years ago, she moved her business to its current location at 1350 Central Ave. and she celebrated 20 years in business about four weeks ago.

    Tables were heaped with food, balloons decorated the walls and the business was crowded with people helping Weyrauch celebrate her anniversary on Feb. 24.

    “It seems great,” she said about her anniversary, “I came from

  • Diamond Drive Phase 3 could soon be underway

    Los Alamos residents get ready. Construction for Diamond Drive Phase 3 could be right around the corner.

    During Tuesday night’s county council meeting, a motion will be presented to council asking that a bid in the amount of $4,909,516, plus applicable gross receipts tax, be awarded to RMCI Inc. for the construction of Diamond Drive Phase 3.

  • School Board to hold executive sessions Tuesday

    The Los Alamos Board of Education is set to hold two executive sessions Tuesday.

  • Homeschool Speech and Debate Guild hosts tournament

    March Madness was the theme for the National Christian Forensics and Communications Association tournament hosted this weekend by the Los Alamos Homeschool Speech and Debate Guild.

    The 12-member club competed against students from Santa Fe, Albuquerque and Farmington in the tournament, which featured the topic, “Should the United States significantly change its foreign policy towards India”.

    Seven speech categories were offered at the tournament judged by volunteers from Los Alamos, White Rock and Espa^ola.

  • This is an important issue

    The time for involvement is now. The time to make your voice heard is now. Do not wait until the county begins tearing up the roadway – make your feelings known now.

    We are talking about Trinity Drive. There was a public forum on March 5 and there has been a lot of information flying about over the project.

    But it must be understood that the county is still in the talking stage, as far as we know no decision has been made.

    So this is the time to speak up, to be heard. Do not wait until later.

  • Celebrate Arbor Day every day

    The first day of spring was Friday. But here in New Mexico, we got an early start by celebrating Arbor Day on March 13.

    While National Arbor Day is held on the last Friday in April, New Mexico, similar to several other states, observes the holiday at a time best suited for tree planting.

    The Arbor Day Foundation encourages everyone to plant a tree to celebrate this special holiday. The Foundation’s website (www.arborday.org) offers many helpful tips from how to plant a tree to selecting the right tree for the right place.