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  • Today in History for May 29th
  • Photo Gallery: Memorial Day at Guaje Pines--Video Extra

    Memorial Day ceremonies at Guaje Pines Cemetery in Los Alamos were punctuated by picture perfect weather following a few days of high winds and smoke from a wildfire in the Gila Winderness. Winds had calmed and the smoke had cleared by Monday morning.

    The ceremonies featured the presentation of colors and flag raising by the Los Alamos High School NJROTC, the reading of the State Proclamation by Steve Stoddard, and the reading of the County Proclamation by councilor Fran Berting.

    The placing of wreaths was carried out by a number of local organizations including the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Military Order of the World Wars.

    Click on the picture to enlarge and view the slideshow.

  • Today in History for May 28th
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  • Today In History For May 27th
  • Seniors honored at LAHS ceremony

    It was the last hurrah in the careers of 68 student-athletes at Thursday’s Senior Athlete Awards Ceremony.
    The event, held at the Duane Smith Auditorium, brought together the athletic performers from Los Alamos High School’s athletics program to recognize them for the Hilltoppers’ success during the 2011-12 academic year.
    The school’s athletic director, Vicki Nelms, emceed the event this year, although she said it wouldn’t have hurt her feelings to be relieved.
    “I’m the boss, so I should have the coaches read these things, but everyone wanted me to do it,” Nelms quipped before starting in on the season reviews for the school’s 20 athletic programs.

  • Jay Miller: Billy the Kid gets real

    SANTA FE — The long, strange case of Billy the Kid is about to become much more real to New Mexicans. This chapter began in 2003, when new Gov. Bill Richardson and some sheriffs decided they wanted to dig up some graves to prove that Pat Garrett actually shot Billy. 

  • Fashion Maven: Ada Cuica, the fashion goddess

        Editor’s note: Because Teen Pulse staff writer Ada Ciuca graduated Saturday as part of the class of 2012, Alexandra Hehlen took an opportunity to bid her farewell and focus on her fashion sense.

  • Don’t mistake Tenacious D for musicians

    Over the years, many comedians have tried to cross over into the music industry.

    None have been quite as successful as the comedy duo of Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong. In the 1970s, they made off-color music full of drug and sexual references.  Now in the 21st Century, there is the band Tenacious D. Consisting of comedians Jack Black and Kyle Gass, Tenacious D follows in the steps of the rock comedians before them.

  • Take Driver's Ed for a spin

    Most teens love being able to drive a car because there are many benefits to having that freedom. Parents are not burdened with constant chauffeuring and driving yourself tends to be more convenient than taking a bus. 

    Middle school students and high school freshmen are probably already thinking about learning to drive and many face a common question: “where can I learn to do so?”