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Today's News

  • Maria Viola Sanchez McTeigue

    McTEIGUE Maria Viola Sanchez McTeigue, age 76, passed away in Los Alamos, New Mexico on Friday, December 14, 2007, of a long history of heart failure.

  • Maxwell Goldblatt

    GOLDBLATT Maxwell Goldblatt, born June 13th, 1916 in Chicago, Illinois, died on Dec. 18th, 07 at the age of 91 yrs. Maxwell came to Los Alamos on March 8th, 1944, as a Chemist with the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory (now LANL) from the University of Chicago and worked at CNC-4/INC-4, CMF Division, and TA-46. He married Audrey Ann Ritchie in 1951 and they had 3 children daughter Cynthia Ann Goldblatt, Ph.D., living in Alb., NM, with her partner Peter Swedenborg; son Evan Louis, living in Santa Cruz, Cal.; and the first born daughter, Jane, who is deceased.

  • Eugene (Gene) Lamkin

    LAMKIN – Eugene (Gene) Lamkin of Los Alamos, N.M., passed away peacefully Dec. 12, 2007, after a lengthy illness. He was born in Donovan, Ill., July 5, 1921. He lived in Los Alamos for the past 57 years working first for Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and later Los Alamos National Laboratory as a Senior Photographer. He traveled frequently during his career working both overseas and at the Nevada Test Site during the ‘50s and ‘60s.

  • Arthur Milton Burkhart Sr

    BURKHART – Arthur Milton Burkhart Sr., age 84, passed away at the Los Alamos Medical Center Dec.19, 2007, after a brief illness. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bonita P. Burkhart; his grandparents, Alva and Beatrice Burkhart; parents, Mahlon and Cora Burkhart; and sister, Rose Pappas.He was born in Woodward, Iowa, on July 23, 1923, to Mahlon and Cora Burkhart. He married Bonita P. Sharp at the Los Alamos First Baptist Church on Sept. 10, 1958.

  • Bonita Pearl Burkhart
  • Some good news
  • 2008

    2008It has been a rough year. The ups and downs of the lab’s budget put a lot of people under a lot of stress.And that stress was not limited to laboratory employees.As they say, Los Alamos is the lab and the lab is Los Alamos. When it suffers, we all suffer. And many local businesses had a rough year.There were many serious matters facing us this past year - many of which have yet to be resolved.

  • Ornaments add festive air to events

    A special joy at Christmastime is to bring out the family’s old ornaments and enjoy each one again. We pick out ones that add a certain design to the tree.For the season, I choose three classics from my boxes full of air pollution affairs and hang them on this year’s evergreen. The glow fills the crannies amongst nobler glories.The plan sprang to life when a friend, call him Dave, stopped to chat from his truck as I walked along an idle street. Dave is a master of plopping quips on your plate.

  • Hazmat incident

    Unlabeled chemicals, in a very small quantity, were left at Jemez House Saturday in White Rock and caused a bit of a stir as HazMat vehicles arrived to retrieve and dispose of the substances.The chemicals were part of an old leather tanning kit, according to officials.

  • Holiday joy does not wane with age

    Christmas came early for seniors in Los Alamos, now that Santa Claus has already visited both Sombrillo Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and Aspen Ridge Lodge Assisted Living on Friday.“You have to be a good girl and share,” Santa said as he handed out dozens of individual gifts to residents, whose faces shone with expectation every bit as much as when they were younger.Aspen Ridge manager Eduardo Rivera played Santa’s helper as each resident got a personalized present, followed by refreshments in the lobby of the assisted living facility.