Today's News

  • Keith Edward Bingham

    BINGHAM – Keith Edward Bingham stepped into eternity from complications due to Parkinson's disease March 9th, 2008 in Belen, New Mexico. The son of James Edward Bingham and Cora Emily Dunn, Keith was born March 4th, 1927 in Manassa, Colorado.

  • Water is more of a problem than money

    While we are glad to see that there is some talk of getting the reservoir in Los Alamos Canyon repaired and working again, we wish the county would do more.

  • States with later primaries surprised they could matter

    Who would have thunk it!

  • New leaders installed on school board

    The school board unanimously elected Steve Girrens as  president, Joan Ahlers vice president and Kenneth Johnson secretary at Tuesday's school board meeting held in the high school Speech Theater.The new officers shared their thoughts and plans for the coming year."We are making extreme progress in benchmarking ourselves with comparable school districts across the nation and charting our course for the next 20 years," said Girrens who most recently serv

  • Living off the land

    “This earth gives to you all that you need,” Emigdio Ballon said, when he spoke to the Los Alamos Sustainability Energy Network on Thursday. “You get everything you need from the Mother.”Ballon is the agricultural resources director for Tesuque Pueblo, directing a program to bring food self-sufficiency to the Pueblo.Tesuque Pueblo has an agricultural initiative that is not quite three years old.

  • Fire department hails local heroes

    Flames raging from a chimney top at 10-A Verde Ridge Thursday night caught the attention of nearby residents Mark and Martha Katko.

  • White Rock strategy ready for primetime

    When the county council meets on Tuesday in White Rock Town Hall, the council will get its first glimpse of a master plan that has been several months in the making.After dozens of stakeholder interviews, several steering committee meetings and four well-attended community forums, consultants Jay Renkens and Chris Beynon of planning firm Moore Iacofano Goitsman (MIG) are ready to return to White Rock with a plan that reflects the community’s desires.Renkens said that the plan shows the beginnings of an implementatio

  • Jilted claimants medical costs will be covered

    The Los Alamos National Laboratory employees who found themselves liable for medical services that they thought were covered under the laboratory health plan learned Thursday that their costs would be covered by the plan after all.Some 35 of the claimants attended a meeting with officials of the lab’s Human Resources Division Thursday where they learned an agreement between LANL and United Health Care (UHC), the administrator of its medical plan, was “99.9 percent” done, said Rob Vitek, a spokesperson for the group.The laboratory has acknowledged

  • Softball: LA falls to Santa Fe, 4-3

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper softball team fell in the opener of the St.

  • Girls tennis: Toppers looking to repeat

    Mum’s the word.There are plenty of reasons to be excited about the Los Alamos Hilltopper girls tennis team this season.