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Local Democrats Meet Thursday at UNM-LA

on January 14, 2013 - 8:00am


State Democratic Party President Javier Gonzales is scheduled to speak at the next Democratic Party of Los Alamos County meeting set for 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17.

Gonzales will talk about past elections as well as the future for the Democratic Party.

The NEW meeting place for the Party is room 203 at UNM-LA Building 2, which is the building that faces Diamond Drive, toward the left side of the stairs.

All Democrats are invited to attend.


Local GOP Meets Thursday at Hilltop House

on January 14, 2013 - 7:59am

GOP News:

The Los Alamos County Republican Party will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17 in the Acoma Room at the Hilltop House Hotel.


Poet Laureate of Santa Fe Kicks Off Mesa Public Library’s 2013 Authors Speak Series

on January 13, 2013 - 7:24am

Jon Davis


Mesa Public Library’s Authors Speak Series presents Jon Davis: Poet Laureate of Santa Fe at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24 in the Upstairs Rotunda.

Join Davis to kick off the beginning of  the new line up of Mesa Public Library’s Authors Speak Series with a poetry reading.

The following is from

Jon Davis is the author of three chapbooks and three full-length collections of poetry, Preliminary Report (Copper Canyon Press, 2010), Scrimmage of Appetite (University of Akron Press, 1995), for which he was honored with a Lannan Literary Award in Poetry, and

Letter to the Editor: Let's Walk the Walk and Vote Yes for School Bond

on January 12, 2013 - 12:32pm
By Stephanie Garcia Richard
State Representative, Dist. 43

In the next few weeks we in Los Alamos have a choice; vote to keep our schools as they are or vote to make them better.

As the mother of two daughters attending Los Alamos Public Schools, it will come as no surprise that I am voting for the school bond.

But there are many reasons for all of us in White Rock and Los Alamos to vote in favor of this bond.

Los Alamos is known around New Mexico as having the highest quality schools for educating our children.

Los Alamos High School Hosts High Tea Sunday

on January 12, 2013 - 9:16am

John Wolfe, LAPS Chief Financial Officer, practices pouring tea for June Gladney, right, and Regina Mertz in anticipation of the Los Alamos High School open house 'High Tea' from 2-4 p.m. Sundary, Jan. 13. The open house features a variety of teas, coffee and cocoa and plenty of cookies to tempt the appetities of tour participants. High school students will lead the tours of the school. Musical groups, including an Aspen Elementary School youth choir will be on hand to perform.

Prolonged Frigid Blast Blankets Los Alamos

on January 12, 2013 - 8:07am


NOAA News:

A potent cold front that surged across New Mexico Friday with strong gusty winds and areas of light snow will usher in a prolonged blast of well below normal temperatures through early next week.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) explains that a large upper level trough of low pressure taking shape over the western United States will remain nearly stationary over the region through early next week.

Temperatures will average 15 to 20 degrees below normal through at least Wednesday.

While no record breaking low temperatures are expected, this

School Bond Ballot is in the Mail

on January 12, 2013 - 8:05am

Los Alamos School Board President Kevin Honnell checks his bond ballot one more time before putting it in the mail. The school district is asking the community for vote on a $20 million bond that would fund the rebuilding necessary at Aspen Elementary School and provide much needed funding for upgrades to utilities and maintenance to other schools in the district. To ensure that your vote counts, ballots must be returned by Jan. 29. If the bond is approved, the State of New Mexico will provide an additional $5.4 million in matching funds for the construction of Aspen Elementary School.