Today's News

  • LANL to demolish old buildings

    Los Alamos National Laboratory is beginning a demolition project that will help close its largest active disposal area.

    The lab on Wednesday plans to begin demolishing the first of several containment domes at Technical Area 54, a milestone toward closing the disposal area known as Area G.

    The 22,500-square-foot dome to be destroyed, Dome 226, once stored drums of radioactive waste.

    Los Alamos lab’s multiyear cleanup and closure plan for the technical area includes removing structures and shipping remaining drums of radioactive waste.

  • Police Beat 09-29-09

    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.

    SEPT. 23

    6:10 p.m. – Jamie Crayne, 23, of Santa Fe was arrested at North Mesa and San Ildefonso Road and charged with driving with an open container of alcohol following a one-car rollover on North Mesa Road just east of the roundabout. No injuries were reported.

  • Breaking News: Pizza Hut in Central Park Square ends 30-year lease

    Pizza Hut has vacated the 2,500 square foot space in Central Park Square it has leased for more than 30 years.

    Building owner Elmo CeDeBaca spoke about the situation in an interview this afternoon saying the store wasn't doing very well anymore.

  • Los Alamos has new deputy police chief!

    County Administrator Max Baker, Police Chief Wayne Torpy and others attended a special ceremony Monday at Fuller Lodge in which Capt. Kevin Purtymun was promoted to the newly created position of deputy chief of the Los Alamos Police Department.

    Read the full story in Tuesday's Los Alamos Monitor.



  • Celebrating 40 years at White Rock Baptist Church

    The White Rock Baptist Church has always been a little different. “We hold to the central tenets of the Christian faith,” Rev. Chuck McCullough said, “but we have never been real traditional ‘Baptist.’ We have been on this spot, in this town, since 1969, for reasons that transcend denomination and tradition.”  

    Forty years later this church that resists the typical cookie cutter image is still going strong.

    This consistent, long-term presence calls for a celebration.

  • Breaking News: Jury verdict a draw!

    At 1:50 p.m. today, the jury in the Vives v. Hall lawsuit awarded neither party money.

    More details to follow soon.

  • Community members set up Linda H. Hull Legal Defense Fund

    Following nearly five hours of deliberation Thursday and another five hours today, at 1:50 p.m. the jury rendered its verdict in the Ted Vives v. Linda Hull civil case.

    Neither party received compensation in the lawsuit and counter suit in which Vives claimed Hull damaged his standing in the community by making false statements about him and his sex offender conviction.

  • BREAKING NEWS: New contaminant spotted in the regional aquifer

  • FRIED LIGHT The persistence of slavery


  • Jury awards no compensation in Vives v. Hull case

    The jury deliberated nearly five hours Thursday and another five Friday before rendering its verdict in the Thomas Edward (Ted) Vives v. Linda Hull civil case.

    Neither party received compensation in the lawsuit or counter suit.

    Vives, a registered sex offender, had sued Hull claiming she damaged his standing in the community by making false statements about him.

    Hull counter sued, claiming Vives conducted acts of harassment, vandalism and intimidation against her.