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  • 11-16-09 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.

    Nov. 5

    5:07 p.m. – A 56-year-old Los Alamos man reported someone stole his puppy from his yard. The estimated loss is $350.

    6:49 p.m. – A 49-year-old Warren, Mich., man reported being beat up at the Chevron Station at 2373 Trinity Dr.

  • 12-8-09 Police Beat

    Police Beat


    This week’s police beat lists one resident reporting the estimated loss of $4,240 in the theft of his computer, guitar and keyboard from his residence on Arbol Court. Another resident reported losing an estimated $4,240 in the theft of various game consoles from his residence on Gold Street.

    Several minors are charged with possession of alcohol, marijuana and DWI and a 25-year-old was charged with providing alcohol to minors.

    Two other minors were charged with removing construction barricades on Diamond Drive.

  • Getting a bit of culture

    Northern New Mexico possesses a medley of cultures and histories. The Los Alamos Middle School Night Hawk Team was able to experience several facets of the area during the third annual New Mexico Culture Day on Nov. 24.

  • Giving them shelter

    The project turned out to be a bit more complicated than it seemed at first, but the Animal Shelter opened with a flourish Monday.

    A few years and a couple of false starts later, the halfway house for abandoned pets on the eastern entrance into town has virtually sprung out of the ground in the last few months.  The groundbreaking took place in May and by August, the end was in sight.

  • State agency accuses Los Alamos County of being a polluter

    LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Environment Department has accused Los Alamos County of violating surface water quality standards by discharging contaminated storm water into a tributary that leads into Los Alamos Canyon.

    The department said Tuesday it has issued a notice of violation to the county with a proposed penalty of $13,200.

  • Check out this week's Police Beat

    Get the rundown on police activity around Los Alamos here.

  • BREAKING NEWS - Los Alamos National Security LLC, has won a one-year contract extension and $72.1 million in fees for managing Los Alamos National Laboratory last year.

    Read more in Wednesday's edition of the Los Alamos Monitor.

  • Gymnastics: Bronkhorst, Allen take top two spots at Los Lunas

    A pair of top local gymnasts had big showings at a Nov. 21 competition in Los Lunas.

    The Los Alamos Atomic Tumblers traveled to Los Lunas for the Route 66 Rock and Roll Invitational. In all, 10 teams competed at the event.

    Tumblers’ level 7 competitors Annika Bronkhorst and Jessica Allen went 1-2 in the competition in what was an unusually low-scoring meet.

    Bronkhorst paced the level 7 competition with an all-around score of 31.85, while Allen finished right behind her with a score of 31.75.

  • Council recognizes 60th anniversary committee

    At the top of its agenda Tuesday night the Los Alamos County Council presented a proclamation recognizing Chris Chandler and Lawry Mann for their work as co-chairs of the county’s 60th Anniversary Committee.  

    “We didn’t steer the boat alone,” Chandler said, thanking many individuals, along with Los Alamos National Laboratory and Los Alamos National Bank for exceptional support.

    The proclamation recognized the committee’s work designing the calendar for the year, “highlighted by a birthday party in June.”

  • I didn’t survive cancer to die of stress

    Yes, it’s that time of year again. It’s the holidays and ’tis the season to be stressed. Crowded malls, last minute shopping, endless lines, 200 cards to write ... what? You mean I’m the only one who does that? Bummer. No wonder I don’t get many back.