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Los Alamos Taxi For Holiday Travel

on November 15, 2017 - 2:05pm
Traveling for the Holidays, need a ride to the airport or Santa Fe shuttle drop off? Los Alamos Taxi is available at 505.250.8943 or 877.264.9463.
Four years in business helping the small community with safe rides to and from all counties in the state of New Mexico. Los Alamos Taxi also offers local transportation including event transportation with a nice 15 passenger mini coach bus. No matter what time the pick up is, very early or late, LA Taxi is available for local and out of town car service.
Due to Los Alamos being such a rural community with a free bus system

Lane Closures At All Diamond Intersections Nov. 17

on November 15, 2017 - 12:05pm


Los Alamos, New Mexico—

The Los Alamos County Traffic Sign Crew will be installing “Yield to Pedestrian” signs on traffic signal arms  8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17 at the following intersections:

  • Diamond Drive at West Road (all traffic signals);
  • Diamond Drive at 38th Street and Arkansas (all traffic signals);
  • Diamond Drive at Trinity (all traffic signals);
  • Diamond Drive at Canyon Road (all traffic signals); and
  • Diamond Drive at Orange Street and Sandia (all traffic signals).

There will be lane closures as they install these signs on each traffic signal.

Account Set Up For Stabbing Victim Cory Kershner

on November 15, 2017 - 11:14am


Cory Kershner, a member of this community was severely injured Nov. 3. He was trying to protect his girlfriend when he was stabbed multiple times in a brutal attack.

Kershner was air-lifted to the University of New Mexico Hospital to undergo emergency surgey. His prognosis is good but he is still hospitalized and in need of financial assistance. 

Donations are being accepted at New Mexico Bank & Trust, under "Cory Kershner The Recovery Fund", to help with his financial needs.

He has a long road to recovery. Please consider giving whatever you can to support him.


LAHS Key Club Family Fun Night Friday

on November 15, 2017 - 10:54am

UNM-LA Presents Gift To Pat Soran

on November 15, 2017 - 7:25am

At the UNM-Los Alamos Advisory Board meeting Nov. 13, UNM-LA CEO Dr. Cindy Rooney presented Advisory Board member Pat Soran with a ceramic vase created by instructor Barb Yarnell in appreciation for the ceremonial mace, which Soran provided to the college for the May 2017 graduation. Soran created the mace, incorporating a unique UNM-LA symbol provided by instructor Skip Canfield. The mace, a traditional symbol of university scholarship and integrity, is used by higher education institutions for graduation and other special ceremonies. Photo by Nancy Coombs/UNM-LA

Los Alamos Chapter #63, Order Of Eastern Star Halts Fruitcake Sales

on November 15, 2017 - 6:40am
The end of an era ... Los Alamos Chapter #63, Order of Eastern Star, halts fruitcake sales. Courtesy image
By Mary Ethel Plotner
Fruitcake Sales Chairman
Worthy Matron, Los Alamos Chapter #63, OES

The members of Los Alamos Chapter #63, Order of Eastern Star, thank all the many customers who have purchased Collin St. Bakery fruitcakes and pecan cakes over the past 60-plus years.

We want to let you know that your donations and purchases have gone toward worthy causes, most recently scholarships for students at Los Alamos High School.

We will not be selling fruitcakes any longer.


Recent Talks At Rotary Club Of Los Alamos

on November 15, 2017 - 6:14am
At the Nov. 14 Los Alamos Rotary Club meeting, Christine Glidden of the Rotary Club of Rio Rancho describes her Rotary International Grant and the inspiration behind founding the non-profit 'Women To Be' that provides reusable feminine hygiene products for young and adult women in Nepal. The project will expand to Zambia in 2018. Glidden is seen here, center, with UNM student Kristin Joe, Rotary President Laura Loy, Andrew Chapuma - emissary to the King of Zambia, Bemba Tribe and International Service Chair Jean Gindreau. Photo by Rob Metcalf

Diane Kessel Knight, an accomplished Rotarian