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Today's News

  • Much colder weather expected to slam area by Friday

    The National Weather Service has issued the following special weather statement:

    SOME WINTRY WEATHER STILL POSSIBLE FOR PORTIONS OF THE EASTERN PLAINS LATER TONIGHT...

    ... SIGNIFICANTLY COLDER FRIDAY INTO THE WEEKEND WITH POTENTIAL FOR STRONG WINDS CENTRAL AND EAST FRIDAY...

    PRECIPITATION STILL LOOKS LIKELY TONIGHT ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE EASTERN PLAINS AS A STORM SYSTEM TRACKS NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS NORTHERN MEXICO AND WEST TEXAS... BUT FORECAST MODELS CONTINUE TO TREND TOWARDS MINIMAL AMOUNTS OF ACCUMULATING SNOW OVER THE REGION.

    FORECASTING THE PRECIPITATION TYPE ASSOCIATED WITH THE STORM IS STILL CHALLENGING DUE TO VERY BORDERLINE TEMPERATURES IN THE LOW AND MIDDLE LAYERS OF THE ATMOSPHERE AND SOME UNCERTAINTY AS TO EXACTLY WHEN ANY CHANGEOVER TO SNOW WILL OCCUR... THUS THE UNCERTAINTY IN SNOW ACCUMULATION AMOUNTS EXPECTED. MOST LIKELY NO MORE THAN AN INCH OR LOCALLY 2 INCHES OF WET SNOW SHOULD ACCUMULATE IN THE EASTERN PLAINS AND THAT AMOUNT OR EVEN LESS ACROSS THE SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS.

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  • Raw: 'Unruly' Airline Passenger Taped to Seat

    Icelandair said it had to restrain a passenger with duct tape on a flight from Reykjavik to New York City because he was hitting people, screaming profanities and spitting.

  • Police Beat 01-08-13

    Police Beat items are compiled from public information contained in Los Alamos Police Department Records. Charges or citations listed in Police Beat do not imply innocence or guilt. The Los Alamos Police Department uses the term “arrest” to define anyone who has been physically arrested, served a court summons, or issued a citation.

    Dec. 30

     

    4:37 p.m. — John Danielson, 63, of Los Alamos was arrested for driving with a suspended or revoked license and for failing to stop at a red light in the 4000 block of University.

    Jan. 2

     

  • LACDC offers business services

    Los Alamos Commerce and Development Corporation is now offering business advising and workshops under the identity of “Los Alamos Business Assistance Services.”

    The Los Alamos Business Assistance Services program provides services to help businesses start, grow, and succeed. Business advisement is provided on a no-cost, confidential basis. Assistance areas include start-up assistance, business plan development and review, assistance with financing, accounting, marketing, and much more.

     Los Alamos Business Assistance Services also offers affordable, quality workshops on a variety of business topics. 

  • Los Alamos GOP holds special election

    The Los Alamos County Republican Central Committee conducted a special election Jan. 3 to fill the vacancy in its chairmanship created by the recent resignation of Jordon Redmond from that post.  Robert Gibson was elected.

    Gibson is a 34-year resident and has served on the county council, utilities board and on numerous other civic groups. 

    Other officers continuing are Bill McKerley, first vice chair; Joe Archuleta, second vice chair; Mike Weaver, secretary; and Norma Tech, treasurer. All will serve until the County GOP’s biennial organizing convention in April.

    Upon assuming the chair, Gibson said:

  • Lujan named chief deputy whip

    House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer appointed Rep. Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) as chief deputy whip for the 113th Congress.

    “I look forward to this new opportunity to work with Whip Hoyer and assist in House Democrats’ efforts to promote an agenda that creates jobs and opportunities for the American people,” Luján said. 

    “Whip Hoyer’s efforts have led to a unified and strong Democratic Caucus, and I am excited to work closely with my colleagues to build a united front on policies that will lead to a stronger economy and a brighter future for all Americans. This new post will also ensure that the voices of New Mexicans will be part of the discussion as the House moves forward on the critical issues facing our country.”

  • Council seeks CRC members

    The Los Alamos County Council is continuing its review of the County’s Charter and will appoint a five-member committee to study utilities-related sections. 

    The committee will include one member of council, one member of the Department of Public Utilities’ Board and three citizens who meet any one of the following qualifications: 

    • a member of the community with management experience; 

    • a member of the community with accounting experience; and 

    • a member of the community at large