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Breaking News: Main Hill Road Closed Due to Accident

on November 2, 2012 - 1:51pm

Accident on Main Hill Road. Photo by Greg Kendall/

UPDATE 2:35 p.m. - Main Hill Road is now open for traffic in both directions.

The Main Hill Road is closed due to an accident involving an overturned car.. Early reports indicate there are no serious injuries. The Los Alamos Police Department anticipates reopening the road around 2:30 p.m. today. Police informed the Los Alamos Daily Post at the scene that witnesses said the female driver lost control, hit the side wall and rolled her vehicle while driving aggressively and passing a car.

Early reports indicate there are

Teen Loses Control of Vehicle on Canyon Road

on November 2, 2012 - 10:32am
Skid marks map the trail traveled by an out-of-control vehicle driven by a teenager involved in a one-car crash this morning on Canyon Road. Photo by Greg Kendall/

By Greg Kendall

At approximately 8 a.m. this morning, Friday Nov. 2, a white honda accord driven by a 17-year-old Los Alamos boy hit a guard-rail while heading southbound on Canyon Road. 

No injuries were reported in the one-car accident in which the teen's vehicle reportedly skidded across the two-lane road approximately 100 yards before spinning around and coming to a stop in front of the United Church of Los


NNSA Completes 50th Shipment Under Threat Reduction Program

on November 1, 2012 - 12:10pm

NNSA Administrator Thomas D’Agostino. Courtesy/NNSA

NNSA News:

Cooperative Program Removes Highly Enriched Uranium from Uzbekistan

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) today announced the successful removal of 72.8 kilograms of highly enriched uranium (HEU) spent fuel from the Institute of Nuclear Physics (INP) in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Today’s announcement marks the 50th shipment under NNSA’s cooperative program with Russia to return Russian-origin HEU.

Since the program began 10 years ago, NNSA and its Russian counterparts have closely cooperated to

Pueblo Hunting Season Starts Friday: Know Boundaries Before Venturing Into Rendija Canyon

on November 1, 2012 - 11:21am

From left, Pueblo de San Ildefonso Gov. Terry Aguilar and Los Alamos Police Chief Wayne Torpy during a meeting with the media Monday at Police Haedquarters as Pueblo de San Ildefonso Natural Resource Director Stephen Martinez points out new boundaries in Rendija Canyon. Photo by Carol A. Clark/


By Carol A. Clark
Officials called a meeting with the media Monday at Los Alamos Police Headquarters in an effort to alert the public to the fact that Pueblo de San Ildefonso now owns more than 7,000 acres of previously public lands in Rendija Canyon.

Friday, Nov.

Los Alamos Sheriff Checks Registered Sex Offenders on Halloween

on November 1, 2012 - 10:01am

As part of his annual Halloween children's safety assurance operation, Los Alamos County Sheriff Marco Lucero and his deputies Wednesday evening visited the residences of the six registered sex offenders residing within the County. Pictured here, Lucero reviews court documents before approaching the home of Henry John Meyer, a registered sex offender living in an apartment on Kiva Street near downtown Los Alamos.

Caution: Watch for Children in Streets Tonight

on October 31, 2012 - 4:03pm

Children dressed up for Halloween tonight will be running across streets throughout White Rock and Los Alamos knocking on doors in search of candy. Drivers are urged to stay alert and not drink and drive or they may end up wrapped around a tree like this unfortunate witch spotted driving impaired on Rover Boulevard. Photo by Carol A. Clark/