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Today's News

  • Medical Minute: LAMC draws unique pool of talent

    This month, Los Alamos Medical Center will celebrate, with hospitals across the country, “Doctors Day.” Traditionally marked on March 30, this date is known industry-wide as a special time set aside to recognize the invaluable contribution made by physicians.We’ve all seen the TV dramas staged around hospitals – emergency rooms, operating suites and doctors’ lives. While it’s easy to get caught up in those plot lines, it is vitally important for communities to realize that their physicians are the keys to a viable healthcare system.

  • Bingaman impressed by lab's ideas for energy storage

    A United States senator in search of solutions to national energy problems and a national laboratory looking to extend its portfolio of alternative energy programs had a meeting of minds Wednesday.Sen.

  • Budget season

    It’s budget season for county government, with the publication of the county’s proposed budget this week and budget hearings coming up in April. This year’s biennial budget consideration by council and the public will benefit from what councilors have learned in a series of four discussions with Chief Financial Officer Steven Lynne in recent months, concerning long-range financial planning and the capital improvement process.As County Administrator Max Baker said in his message introducing the budget to the public, “The coming year wil

  • Bingaman won't endorse yet

     Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., said he was not ready to endorse either candidate in the Democratic race for president.“They are both friends,” he said of his two colleagues, Sen. Hillary Clinton of New York and Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois.

  • A physicist and pianist to play Brown Bag show

    A little bit of old and new will be featured in Peter Pesic’s program for the upcoming Brown Bag show at 12:30 p.m.

  • The Science in art

    Telos in Greek means the end or purpose for which something is done and teleology is the study of the evidence of design in nature. “The Art Expressions in Technology and Science” exhibition, showing in the Art Center at Fuller Lodge Gallery, raises important questions as to the end or purpose of art and its relation to the end and purpose of science.Are the ends of science the same or radically different from art? If they are different, what are those differences? Does art participate in some way in the scientific method?

  • Teens make a difference for children

    A few people can make a very big difference and Los Alamos youth rate at the top of the heap. Local Key Club member Kelsey Souza leads the charge in an effort to raise funds for Beads of Courage.Beads of Courage is a non-profit organization started by Tucson, Ariz., nurse Jean Baruch in March 2005. She saw children suffering from cancer, blood disorders, cardiac conditions as well as traumatic burn injuries, and other long term diseases, and wanted a way to make their treatment in the hospital more positive.

  • Second-guessing is the easy part

    One of the easiest things to do is be a Monday morning quarterback.

  • Softball: Toppers thumped at home

    If nothing else Tuesday, Los Alamos got a glimpse of what it will have to do to compete at a high level in Class AAAA.The Hilltopper softball team was whacked in their home opener by the Belen Eagles Tuesday. Belen pushed eight runs across in a 20-minute fourth inning, sending 12 hitters to the plate to break open the game.

  • Baseball: LA knocks off Pojoaque

    JACONA — Taking a quick, simple look at the Los Alamos Hilltopper baseball team so far this season, one thing immediately jumps out at the casual observer.When Los Alamos has had generous run support, it’s won.