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Letter to the Editor: Arrogant, Ignorant, Or Incompetent School Board And Superintendent?

on January 30, 2015 - 4:00pm

Despite Storm - 34 People Cast Ballots Today

on January 30, 2015 - 3:48pm

First time voter Travis Richins is assisted by poll worker Peggy Pendergast today at the Municipal Building. County Clerk Sharon Stover reports that despite today's snow storm, 34 people cast their ballot for the school board election making the grand total 273 votes cast so far. The polls open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Municipal Building and Fire Station 3 in White Rock for election day. Photo by John Puckett

Letter to the Editor: Vote Andrea Cunningham For School Board

on January 30, 2015 - 3:21pm
Los Alamos

We’re writing to ask that you take some time to participate in the Los Alamos Public School Board election. This coming Tuesday is Election Day and your last opportunity to vote.  There are three school board positions representing districts in the Town Site that are up for election, as well as two positions on the UNM LA Advisory Board.

This is a very important election for our community. Our school district is facing many issues that require strong leadership and careful oversight by the School Board.

Democracy At Work As 23 Voters Cast Ballots

on January 30, 2015 - 1:39pm

Democracy at work on this snowbound day! Poll worker Lynn Jones assists voter Elizabeth Bennett who along with 22 others, braved the snow to cast her vote in the school board election today at the Municipal Building. Polls will stay open until 3 p.m. today, County Clark Sharon Stover said. Beginning Election Day, Tuesday, Feb. 3, polls will be open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. in both White Rock at Fire Station 3 and Los Alamos at the Municipal Building. The results will be broadcast beginning at 8 p.m. on the County Clerk's webpage. Photo by Presiding Judge John Puckett

Polls Open At Municipal Building Until At Least Noon

on January 30, 2015 - 9:46am

Los Alamos County Clerk Sharon Stover discusses election details at Thursday's School Board Candidates Forum at Los Alamos High School. LAPS Foundation President Liz Martineau, center, and School Board member/candidate Nan Holmes look on. Photo by Carol A. Clark/


Los Alamos County Clerk Sharon Stover has announced that poll workers are at the Municipal Building to assist anyone wishing to vote today for the school board and UNM-LA Advisory Board elections.

Stover said the polls will remain open until at least noon today, at which time the weather situation will

Cunningham: Make Your Voice Heard

on January 30, 2015 - 8:13am


Los Alamos School Board District 3


For those of you who thought we were finished with election season after November, we are not done yet! We still have a very important election for School Board and the UNM-LA Advisory Board on Feb. 3.


As with any election, it is critical to participate in our democratic process and make your voice heard. With only 160 votes cast as of Thursday morning, over three different districts, the majority of the community still has yet to participate.  


School Board members are your elected representatives.

Letter to the Editor: Take Time To Vote

on January 30, 2015 - 6:29am
Los Alamos

I am writing to encourage everyone to get out and vote in the School Board election next Tuesday, Feb. 3.

According to the County Clerk's announcement, you can vote 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at the Municipal Building and 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday (Election Day) at the Municipal Building and White Rock Fire Station #3 Vote Centers.

All three Los Alamos townsite districts, Districts 3, 4 and 5, are up for election and for the first time in many years there are contested races, so you have choices.

As a resident of District 5, I support Jenny McCumber.

Heinrich On CIA Efforts To Cover Up Torture Report

on January 29, 2015 - 2:55pm

U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich


WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., a member of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement in response to efforts to cover up the facts of the committee's report on the CIA detention and interrogation program:

"It would be unprecedented and misguided for the Executive Branch to relinquish its copies of the full committee report. I've always believed the committee's full report on the CIA detention and interrogation program should be publicly released.