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Council Seeks Volunteers for DPU Charter Review Committee

on February 2, 2013 - 8:36am


The County Council announced Jan. 29 that it is re-opening the process to apply for membership on the Department of Public Utilities' Charter Review Committee.

Council will appoint a five-member committee to study utilities-related sections of the County's charter.

The Committee will include one member of Council, one member of the Department of Public Utilities’ Board, and three citizens who meet any one of the following qualifications:

1) A member of the community with Management experience;

2) A member of the community with Accounting experience; and

3) A member of

UNM-LA Holds Home-School College Day

on February 2, 2013 - 7:23am
UNM-LA News:

The University of New Mexico-Los Alamos invites the public to Home-School College Day. The event will introduce students in grades seven through 12 and their families to the college campus. 

Home-School College day is 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Feb. 13. An RSVP is appreciated and ensures that the campus will have sufficient food and information packets for everyone attending.

The event will begin in the Student Center, with a welcome speech.

Clark & Kendall's Weekend Preview: Feb. 1

on February 1, 2013 - 11:24am

This week's preview sponsored by

Topper Revue 2013 Survivor: The Ultimatum 7 p.m. Feb. 1, 2, 8 & 9
2 p.m. Feb. 2 & 9, Tickets $15 adults, $10 students/seniors

The jazz trio Paradox, with Carl Greef, Jim Ziomek, Jim Gattiker, will be playing at the Coffee House Cafe (723 Central,, 662-CAFE) 6-8 p.m. Feb. 1.

Behind the Scenes Art Exhibit Opening Reception 5-7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1
There’s a story behind every piece of artwork; something magical in the process of its creation. Have you ever been back stage at the theater?


K2 Women's Weekend Raises Funds for Cancer Services

on February 1, 2013 - 10:38am

Last Day to Vote Early!

on February 1, 2013 - 10:35am


Today, Friday, Feb. 1, is the last day to cast a pre-election day vote or get an absentee ballot at the County Clerk’s Office.

The Clerk's Office is across from the Reel Deal Movie Theater, in the modular office directly behind the Demo Garden on Central Avenue at Oppenheimer Drive.

The actual voting day and last day to turn in absentee ballots is 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, at the Community Building in Los Alamos and at the Los Alamos County Fire Station in White Rock.

2013 Special & Board Elections:

Click here for a listing of candidates for the 2013

Historical Museum Unveiling Groves Portrait at LANL 70-Year Celebration

on February 1, 2013 - 9:27am

LAHM News:

The community is invited to mark their calendars now because in celebration of Los Alamos National Laboratory's 70th anniversary, April 5, 2013, the Los Alamos Historical Museum and LANL will hold a public celebration.

During this event, a magnificent portrait of Gen. Leslie Groves will be unveiled, which was recently donated to the Museum by the Groves family.

The community-wide celebration is set for 3 p.m. at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. More details to come.

LANL Staff Biography / General Leslie R. Groves

The Manhattan Project extended far beyond the fences surrounding

Public Meeting on Broadband Feb. 20

on February 1, 2013 - 8:23am


Los Alamos County businesses are cordially invited to attend a meeting regarding recommended design of the Community Broadband Network by Los Alamos County.

An update on this last-mile, open-access, fiber optic network project as well as the finance mechanisms proposed by the business plan will be discussed.

  • Date: Wednesday, Feb. 20
  • Location: Fuller Lodge
  • Time: 10–11:30 a.m.

County business owners are encouraged to provide their opinion by attending and/or completing an online survey for the project, which can be found at the project website by clicking here…

The CBN project