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Today's News

  • Kandu Center on the move, again

    Los Alamos County’s information center has found a new, long-term temporary home in the Annex at 901 Trinity.After first being displaced from the kiosk in the Municipal Building when that building was vacated because of structural problems last year, KanDu moved to a portable building in the parking lot.

  • Reshaping Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran

    After Sunday, Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Mission will be no more. Its identity, which is shared with Immanuel Lutheran Church in Santa Fe, will change.Rather than being a daughter mission of Immanuel, Redeemer Evangelical will become a sister congregation known as Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church. The difference between being a mission and a congregation, Rev. Brian Kachelmeier said, lies in church policy and structure.

  • Legislature enacts lower rates, higher penalties

    Effective Jan. 1, the interest rate charged on all outstanding tax debt was reduced from 15 percent per year to the annual rate established each quarter by the IRS. Over the last several years, the rate they have charged has been much lower than 15 percent (the current New Mexico rate) and is currently at 8 percent. Interest will continue to accrue on unpaid taxes daily using the annual rate. Also, effective Jan.

  • LAMC nurses unionize

    Nurses at Los Alamos Medical Center have voted to unionize. “We’ve won the right to be a part of District 1199NM of the National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees,” said Beth Spiers, RN BSN, one of the union organizers. “Our goal is quality patient care and improved nurse benefits and retention.”Spiers has practiced nursing for four years and said she moved to Los Alamos a year ago from Atlanta after being recruited by LAMC hiring agents.“We organized in about the middle of last year,” Spiers said.

  • Health and fitness: Find and stick to the right program

    Another new year is upon us and that means that many of you have resolved to get fit, lose weight or improve your health this coming year. Good for you! There is no time like the present to start out on your path to a healthier, more fit life.But often that’s easier said than done. If you don’t have a significant workout history it can be challenging to find the right exercise program and stick with it long term.

  • Wrestling: LA has rough outing at Bernalillo

    Wednesday’s triangular at Bernalillo didn’t go the way the Los Alamos Hilltopper varsity wrestling team was hoping.“It’s been better,” Los Alamos head coach Eric Sorenson said.The Hilltoppers lost both ends of the triangular, to Española Valley’s Sundevils and Bernalillo’s Spartans.

  • Guest Opinion: Tax credits needed to improve schools

    The failures of public education both here in New Mexico and in the United States as a whole are well-documented.

  • Keepin: Nonproliferation trailblazer

    The “father of Los Alamos nuclear safeguards,” G. Robert Keepin, died Monday at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Santa Fe.

  • State will pay Booth family

    The state of New Mexico has agreed to pay $550,000 to the family of Patricia Vigil-Booth, who was killed when her car crashed after sliding on liquid de-icer that had been sprayed on N.M. 502.Vigil-Booth, 53, died Dec. 15, 2006, in the fourth and final crash that day on the highway between Pojoaque and Los Alamos.

  • Spotlight on Los Alamos: McCranie changing the world one panel at a time

    “I was 5 or 6 when I drew my first comic,” said cartoonist Stephen McCranie.