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Today's News

  • Community members set up Linda H. Hull Legal Defense Fund

    Following nearly five hours of deliberation Thursday and another five hours today, at 1:50 p.m. the jury rendered its verdict in the Ted Vives v. Linda Hull civil case.

    Neither party received compensation in the lawsuit and counter suit in which Vives claimed Hull damaged his standing in the community by making false statements about him and his sex offender conviction.

  • BREAKING NEWS: New contaminant spotted in the regional aquifer

  • FRIED LIGHT The persistence of slavery

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  • Jury awards no compensation in Vives v. Hull case

    The jury deliberated nearly five hours Thursday and another five Friday before rendering its verdict in the Thomas Edward (Ted) Vives v. Linda Hull civil case.

    Neither party received compensation in the lawsuit or counter suit.

    Vives, a registered sex offender, had sued Hull claiming she damaged his standing in the community by making false statements about him.

    Hull counter sued, claiming Vives conducted acts of harassment, vandalism and intimidation against her.

  • Contaminant shows up in regional aquifer

    Tucked inside a routine monthly report is the first public disclosure of a potentially troubling new area of contamination in the regional aquifer below Los Alamos National Laboratory.

  • Curves helps get women on the right track

    More than half of adult U.S. women are overweight and more than one-third of adult U.S. women are obese, according to the American Obesity Association.

    In fact, obesity plays a major role in the poor health of women, including diabetes and high blood pressure.

    Such statistics can be alarming and the increase in obesity is why places, like the local Curves center have educational programs to address weight-loss through focused curricula and classes.

  • Playing a tune all her own

    Local pianist Frances Meier included many well-known composers in her program for the upcoming Brown Bag concert, which will be held at 12:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at Fuller Lodge. Rachmaninoff, Chopin and Debussy may be familiar to many members of the audience and some may even know Mompoa and Philip Aaberg.

    In addition to these big-named composers, Meier has included a composer who resides a little closer to home. Herself.

  • Alert: Possible door-to-door magazine scam underway

    A White Rock resident reported young women coming to her door selling magazine subscriptions this week.

    She explained seeing a vehicle drop off several young women who then fanned out across her neighborhood near Meadow Lane.

    The young women told her they were from abusive families and they would get more points if she gave them cash.

    She Googled the company immediately afterward and discovered numerous complaints posted about the organization.

  • Football: Toppers throttled by Belen

    BELEN — While things got ugly Friday night, they didn’t get as ugly as they could’ve.

    Friday night, the Los Alamos Hilltopper football team took on the top-ranked team in the state and got a first-hand look at why it’s the top-ranked team. Los Alamos fell hard to the Belen Eagles on the road, 54-8.

    However, things weren’t quite as bad as they seemed.

  • Girls cross country: LA is fourth at Academy, Walker is fourth individually

    Now, with the toughest stretch of its regular season behind it, the Los Alamos Hilltopper girls cross country team has learned a few things about itself.

    The Hilltoppers took part in the Albuquerque Academy Invitational Friday. The Academy Invitational, despite being a relatively small meet with just 13 teams invited, can be one of the most competitive of the season.

    Los Alamos placed fourth in Friday’s meet, garnering 132 team points. The host Academy Chargers won the meet with 63 points, outdistancing Rio Rancho, which finished second.