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  • 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?”

  • Animal Shelter 5-27-12

    The Los Alamos Animal Shelter, 226 East Road, 662-8179, has a great selection of onsite adoptable pets waiting for their forever home. 

    Come find a companion that will give you unconditional love.

    Be sure to visit lafos.org, where you can get more information about volunteering, adopting and donating. All adoptable pets are spayed or neutered, have their shots and are microchipped.

  • News for retirees 5-27-12

    Public Works Projects

    For more information about the projects listed below, please e-mail  lacpw@lacnm.us, call 

    662-8150, or visit the “Projects” link at www.losalamosnm.us.