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  • Gill leaving chamber

    “I took this job to find my place in a new community,” Debbie Gill said of her tenure as Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce member services coordinator.After almost three years in the highly visible position in the front office in Central Park Square, Gill is leaving the chamber to take on a new role as board coordinator for the Juvenile Justice Advisory Board.Now that she has found her place, and gotten to know people from all walks of life through the chamber’s programs, she will focus in on an area that has always been close to her heart, that of

  • Fire and ice: Caf talk discusses big ‘what if?’

    Joyce Ann Guzik of Los Alamos National Laboratory spoke about the sun to more than 80 teenagers at the Bradbury Science Museum Wednesday evening.

  • Seven cars burglarized

    A string of shattered windows and stolen property let area residents know that locking their car doors is not enough to keep their belongings safe. Car owners in seven households woke up Wednesday morning to find a variety of items from their cars had been stolen – in some cases through broken windows while in others the culprit or culprits opened unlocked doors to make off with everything from CDs to electronic equipment.Sgt. Jeff Regenold, Cpl. Oliver Morris and Ofc.

  • Lab takes back one bus route

    Atomic City Transit has been picking up  and dropping off passengers throughout the county since October, and providing service inside the security perimeter of Los Alamos National Laboratory with a TA-3 circulator route. LANS has notified the county that KSL will begin servicing the LANL TA-3 Circulator Route Monday. Atomic City Transit will cease to provide transit services for the LANL TA-3 Circulator Route 2 effective 7:04 p.m.

  • Got carbon dioxide? Make fuel

    A scientist from Los Alamos National Laboratory is at a conference in Florida today, pitching the idea of making gasoline from air and water.Jeffrey Martin, a nuclear engineer who has most recently been a senior advisor in the laboratory director’s office, is attending the Alternative Energy NOW conference in Lake Buena Vista with a plan for producing a synthetic gasoline that can power planes and cars out of plain air.In a telephone interview Tuesday, Martin said the idea grew out of a military request for ideas on how to field a fuel-making system in the b

  • Counterintelligence expert to address Black History Month

    The director of the Office of Counterintelligence at Los Alamos National Laboratory will be the keynote speaker for a Black History Month public discussion at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the University of New Mexico -  Los Alamos Lecture Hall, Building 2, upper level.William McKinley Phillips, III, will speak on “How Might We View Black History Month: Embracing Cultural Diversity.”  Phillips was 11 years old and present when Dr.

  • Robert (Rogie) Tyson

    TYSON – Robert (Rogie) Tyson, 87, of Albuquerque, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2008, in Albuquerque at home, with his wife at his side. He was born March 24, 1920, in Wolf Point, Mont., the son of Harry and Anna Tyson. He is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years, Mary; his son Bill and his wife, Nancy of Farmington, N.M.; their four sons: Brian and wife Christa of Pittsford, N.Y.; Kyle and wife Beth of Farmington, N.M.; Dennis and wife Michelle of Las Vegas, Nev.; and Zachary and wife Nicole of Grand Prairie, Texas; and three great-grandchildren.

  • Children learn when to say ‘no’ to adults in YMCA program

    Kicking, screaming, breaking free and dashing towards the nearest telephone to alert 9-1-1 are lifelines mastered by young graduates of a dynamic new program at The Family YMCA.“This will stay with you for the rest of your life,” certified instructor Lisa Gonzales said of the strategic techniques taught in the R.A.D. (Resisting Aggression Defensively) course, which concluded Saturday.R.A.D. is a personal empowerment safety education and violence prevention program for children.

  • Decline in focus led to nuclear incident

    The Defense Science Board (DSB) finds “a marked decline in the level and intensity of focus on the nuclear enterprise and the nuclear mission,” since 1990 and the end of the Cold War.The board was asked by the Secretary of Defense to provide an independent assessment of events surrounding the unauthorized movement by a B-52 aircraft of live nuclear warheads from Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota to Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana last year.“The unauthorized weapons movement incident can be a just-in-time rescue if lasting corrective acti

  • A favorite son?

    Jon Adams may have an inside track in Los Alamos in his bid to represent New Mexico’s Third Congressional District.The 33-year-old lived in Los Alamos from the age of 2. He attended Piñon Elementary, Los Alamos Middle School and attended Los Alamos High School for two years before transferring to a private school.