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Today's News

  • Domitila Peinado Flock

    FLOCK – Domitila Peinado Flock, age 94, passed away in Santa Fe on Feb. 26, 2008, quickly of natural causes.

  • LANL tapped for key role in complex transformation

    As part of the government’s efforts to minimize its nuclear footprint, Los Alamos National Laboratory is positioned to play a central role in the National Nuclear Security Administration’s proposed “Complex Transformation” plan.That plan was detailed by LANL Director Michael Anastasio and Joe Martz, a program director in the laboratory’s nuclear weapons program, during a Regional Community Leaders Breakfast Tuesday at the Cities of Gold Hotel Conference Center in Pojoaque. The quarterly breakfast, coordinated by LANL’s Comm

  • Satisfying appetites and hopes at the Empty Bowls Project

    The 15th Annual Los Alamos Empty Bowls Project will be held from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Saturday at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. All of the money raised from this annual event will go to support the work of Self Help Inc.For a $10 donation, attendees will choose a locally painted ceramic bowl, eat a delicious, homemade soup and bread lunch with dessert, and take the bowl home to keep. There will be live music by the Roaring Jelly band, the Four Fifths and the Hill String Quartet.

  • Author Ellen Klages to join Aspen Elementary School in celebrating Read Across America

    It’s time to celebrate books. Monday recognizes the National Education Association’s Read Across America, an event that reflects a year-long effort to focus on reading and literacy in the nation’s public schools.Aspen Elementary School is taking part in this nation-wide program by hosting a presentation by author Ellen Klages, who wrote “The Green Glass Sea” at 8:30 a.m. Monday.Fourth- through sixth-graders will be able hear Klages talk about her book, librarian Kristine Bennett said.

  • Environmental Powwow to be held Saturday

    Is global warming giving you a sweat?

  • Boys basketball: Hilltoppers knocked out of tourney by Jags

    SANTA FE — Despite the fact Los Alamos wasn’t able to clinch a state playoff berth Thursday night, there appears to be little reason for boys basketball fans to panic.Los Alamos lost Thursday’s District 2AAAA semifinal game to Capital, 57-53 at Edward Ortiz Gymnasium.

  • County Beat

    • • Monday – Library Board – 5:30 p.m., White Rock Branch Library, 133 Longview Drive. On the agenda: a discussion and adoption of the board statement in regards to the Skate Park, review and approval of the FY 2009 work plan.

  • Wielding the Sun Dagger

    When Anna Sofaer visited Los Alamos Feb. 21, her “Mystery of Chaco Canyon” film played to an overflow crowd in the Bradbury Science Museum.

  • Some common sense welcome

    Some common sense welcomeThe news that Gov.

  • Fried Light: A bucket to the stars

    In Michael Kandel’s satiric short story, “Space Opera,” which is written as a libretto for a science fiction opera, the curtain rises in a provincial spaceport on the Planet Creeth orbiting the sun Alpha Cygni.The opera’s hero, Bobby “Rocket” DeVries, and his fellow grease monkeys are banging the dents out of a rickety space junker, singing “Let’s return this old bucket to the stars,” to the din of their hammer blows.Then Bobby’s friend Fred runs in with the news that Darg Bahr, the governor of the astero