Today's News

  • Invaluable friendship: Coincidence draws soldiers together

    Brought together by circumstance, two men are serving their country in different ways, Capt. AJ Salazar as part of a legal team bringing justice to a war-torn country, and Lt. Eric Rudberg on the streets of Baghdad, bringing security to dangerous neighborhoods. Their meeting was a coincidence, but the friendship that grew out of it is invaluable to both men.When Councilor Jim Hall introduced Salazar to the council Oct. 30, there was more than a professional bond between the two men. “Capt.

  • Mother and son team up to open real estate company and multi-media entertainment center

    Longtime Los Alamos Realtor Tracy Langford is launching two new businesses later this month. The first is The LA Real Estate Group, which she said is going to approach real estate in a whole new way.“We are going to run an old business in a new way,” Langford said during an interview in her new offices at 1247-D Central Avenue Friday. “We’re going to be tied a lot more to the Internet than we are to traditional marketing concepts such as print media.

  • Manhattan Project meeting press release

    Without a doubt, the Manhattan Project was the reason for the creation of the town of Los Alamos many years ago. An upcoming public meeting this week will focus on this period of time for Los Alamos, and how the community could best be represented in a national park now under consideration.

  • Lecture to boost state's confidence

    New Mexico sometimes seems to suffer from low esteem. “In Mexico, we’re accustomed to not having a high opinion of ourselves or of our state,” said New Mexico journalist Sherry Robinson. Through her presentation for the Los Alamos Historical Society at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Pajarito Room at Fuller Lodge, Robinson hopes to give the state a boost of confidence.

  • Celebrate National Hospice Month

    Staff and volunteers at Los Alamos Visiting Nurses are taking advantage of November, National Hospice Month, to educate the community about hospice. Hospice, said executive director of Visiting Nurses Sarah Rochester, is more of a philosophy than a place and its about caring and sharing. Additionally, she said, it is more about living than dying. Hospice, Rochester said, promotes living to the last moment of your life and Visiting Nurses personnel will spread this message throughout the community during this month. Los Alamos Visiting Nurses has been operating for 34 years.

  • A chocolate lover's dream

    The Los Alamos Retired and Senior Organization Community Health Council is offering a sweet deal, feast on chocolate while supporting good causes. The third annual Festival of Chocolate will be held from 7-9 p.m. Saturday at the Betty Ehart Senior Center.

  • Wanted: A home for two cats

    Most animals come and go from the Los Alamos Animal Shelter, but this is not the story for Nalani and Puff. The two cymric long-haired cats came to the shelter and have stayed at the shelter for longer than average. Puff, and his sister, Nalani, have experienced two failed adoptions. Their shyness and long hair both require attention and while their new owners meant well, they didn’t realize the type of care these cats need.

  • Police Beat

    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. 

    Feb. 19

    9:30 p.m. — A Los Alamos youth reported a theft from his vehicle parked in the 900 block of Capulin Road. The estimated loss is $600.

    Feb. 20

  • Ohkay conference center opens

    A new 13,000 square-foot conference center opened Friday at the Ohkay Casino Resort Hotel, north of Española.“For the first time ever, Española now has an event center that can compete for local and regional events,” said Ron Lovato, chief executive officer of the Tsay Corporation.The board of directors of Tsay Corporation, a corporation owned by Ohkay-Owingeh, that built the center presented the building to its new owners at the opening ceremony.The site is expected to attract events including weddings, quinceañeras and

  • LAFC welcomes veterans back home

    A year to 18 months is a long time to spend away from one’s family, especially if one has children. Yet veterans have to deal with this situation all the time.While he or she is deployed, the non-military spouse picks up the brunt of the responsibilities, acting essentially as a single parent while juggling all the normal, everyday stressors as well.