Today's News

  • The power of breakfast

    Pancakes can do more than just satisfy people’s appetites, they can provide a community service. For instance, Kiwanis members are hosting a breakfast with Santa from 7-11 a.m. Saturday at the Betty Ehart Senior Center.The admission may be free, but participants are asked to help out in their community by either donating nonperishable food to LA Cares or contributing money to the Kiwanis’ foster children’s party.The menu for the breakfast includes pancakes, eggs, sausage, milk and juice.

  • Star of Wonder

    Stars don’t always die the same way, but now there is evidence that up to a point, the most massive stars may experience the most spectacular deaths.

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Education Series video



    Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Education Series Video Presentation

    Asperger’s Syndrome: A guide for Parents and Professionals

    Tony Attwood, Ph.D.

    Facilitated by Christine Hazard, Ph.D.

    Thursday from 6-8 p.m. in the Los Alamos Public Schools Board Room at 751 Trinity Drive.

    Questions? 663-2524 or 663-2755


  • Boys basketball: LA earns big win in season opener

    There were plenty of ups and downs for the Los Alamos Hilltopper varsity basketball team in Tuesday’s opener.But, much like Los Alamos’ impressive 72-48 win over the Kirtland Central Broncos, there were more ups than downs.Los Alamos went up big during the second quarter and never let the Broncos back into Tuesday’s game, the 2007-08 season opener for both squads, which was played in front of an average-sized crowd at Griffith Gymnasium.An impressive 25-3 Hilltopper run during a five-minute stretch of the second quarter, in which the &

  • Lois Godfrey

    Lois Godfrey was born in March 1928, in Cambridge, Mass., and died Nov. 26, 2007, in Boulder, Colo., after a long struggle with Parkinson's disease. Lois attended the University of Michigan, and graduated from Simmons College, Boston, with a degree in library science. She married Tom Godfrey in 1950, and they moved to Los Alamos, N.M., in 1954, where their daughter was born in 1955. Lois worked at the LANL library until her retirement, and co-authored the Dictionary of Report Series Codes, two editions.

  • Mary Elizabeth Rose

    Mary Elizabeth Rose, 87, passed away in Los Alamos on Nov. 21, 2007, after pneumonia and congestive heart failure. She was preceded in death by her mother and father.She was born in Bloomington, Ind., on Oct. 14, 1920, to Albert and Mary McIlveen. She married Donald Rose in Bloomington, Ind., in 1952. She received her B.A. from Indiana University. She was a Physics Department Office Manager at Indiana University. Mary was a member of the Alpha Omicron Pi sorority.A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec.

  • Helen Enders

    Helen Enders, 85, passed away in Los Alamos Nov. 26 2007. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Enders, and sisters Alma, Cecil, Hazel, Pearl, Evelyn and Thelma. Helen was born in Grandview, Tenn. She retired from the State Highway Department and was a member of Christ Lutheran Church.

  • An easy answer to illegal immigration

    New Mexico and the rest of the nation are so conflicted by the illegal immigration debate. It’s so simple. What’s the big deal?Take the idea of jobs. You’ve got thousands of people in New Mexico and millions across the country doing jobs unemployed Americans can do. Why should we let non-citizens gobble up these employment opportunities when too many of our citizens are without work?On the other hand, Americans are picky about what they will do for a buck.Take the Albuquerque experiment.

  • More roadblocks to bypass

    Tuesday’s meeting of the county council was a brief one, with only one item for discussion on the business agenda: the approval of an agreement with the New Mexico Department of Transportation for $2 million in funding associated with the West Jemez bypass project.Public Works Director Kyle Zimmerman introduced the item to council and the public by first explaining the history of the funding from the state.“When we first started, the governor had promised $6 million, then the legislature said $2 million,” Zimmerman said.

  • Workshops to help lab workers make decisions

    In the wake of the reduction in force at LANL, many employees and contractors are wondering if they can successfully retire.Zia Credit Union and Charles Stephen and Company are co-sponsoring a pair of workshops to help separating lab workers answer this question and more. The workshops will be from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday and Dec. 3, in the Zia Credit Union training room, 1001 Central Ave.