Local News

  • County Beat

    • Monday– county offices closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    • Tuesday– Personnel board – 11:30 a.m., Council Chambers, 475 20th St.
    • Thursday – Los Alamos Public School Board – 6 p.m., Barranca Mesa School, 57 Loma del Escolar. On the agenda: the Trinity Site Project and public school leases, superintendent search.

  • Ella Pearl (Hobbs) Scullawl

    SCULLAWL – Feb. 12, 1913 – Jan. 10, 2008 – Ella Pearl (Hobbs) Scullawl, a long-time resident of Los Alamos, passed into her next life with the Lord at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008. She was one of four children born to Nellie and Ottie Hobbs, all of whom preceded her in death. She was born in Kansas, but later moved with her family to Oklahoma. After graduating from high school Ella married Jim Scullawl. Jim preceded her in death in 1972.

  • Lois L. (Baldwin) Busse

    BUSSE – Lois L. (Baldwin) Busse, age 83, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008, at her home in Los Alamos.She was born Feb. 28, 1924, in Delta, Colo., the third of four children to Ralph and Martha Baldwin. She married C. Eugene “Gene” Busse of Delta on May 8, 1943. in San Diego.After high school graduation, she worked for Consolidated Aircraft in San Diego until the end of WWII. Following her husband’s discharge from the Navy in 1945, she returned to Delta and began a new phase of her life as a devoted wife and mother.

  • Gordon M. Burge

    BURGE – After recently accepting Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior, Gordon M. Burge left to be with his heavenly Father on Jan. 17, 2008. Gordon passed away peacefully at his son’s home in Arroyo Seco. He was 84.Gordon was born in Clay Center Nebraska on Aug. 3, 1923, to Percy and Lillian Burge. After graduating from Reserve High School in Reserve Kansas, Gordon entered the Untied States Navy and served in the South Pacific during World War II.

  • Partnering up with our neighbor

    “We all share a vision for a diversified economy for the region,” said Española Mayor Joseph Maestas, who welcomed a group of more than 50 representatives from northern New Mexico governments and communities to Española’s Misión y Convento on Jan.11 for the kick-off of the Regional Economic Development Initiative.Air and water quality, education, transportation, recreation, laboratory funding, emergency management, workforce development, public health and law enforcement are just a few of the issues that know no political boundaries, an

  • Woman raising funds to send 'jaws' to Ecuador

    Elida Edelmann had a very specific goal, right from the beginning.“The idea was to save lives,” she said.

  • Climate change work wins supercomputer time

    One of the largest allocations of supercomputer time under a Department of Energy program will go to a multi-lab project on climate change that includes Phil Jones, a team leader in the Los Alamos National Laboratory’s theoretical division. The project, titled, “Climate-science Computational End Station Development and Grand Challenge Team,” is headed by Warren Washington of the National Center for Atmospheric Research, with co-investigators from five DOE laboratories, along with NASA and Georgia Tech University.The award bestows a total of

  • Safe driving: Doing your part when it gets icy

    During the winter months, the County would like to remind residents of some important safety considerations for motorists to take, in order to make navigating Los Alamos streets and sidewalks as safe as possible.

  • LANL managers awarded $58 million fee

    A strong performance in handling its core nuclear missions overcame weaknesses in the areas of cybersecurity, health, safety and management to enable the partnership that runs Los Alamos National Laboratory to collect nearly 80 percent of its fee last year.The details contained in a performance report by the federal supervisors have been withheld from public view.Early last week, as LANL Director Michael Anastasio announced the end of the current round of workforce reductions, he referred to a performance evaluation report by the National Nuclear Security Administ

  • Young scientist in running for $100,000 prize

    Festooned with colorful balloons and a $1,000 check, an Intel Prize Patrol surprised Los Alamos High School senior Ben Dozier in his classroom this morning.