Today's News

  • Senate OKs higher education building projects

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Senate has approved $175 million in capital improvements across New Mexico, including for colleges and universities and senior citizen centers.

    Voters would decide in November whether to approve bonds for the projects. The general obligation bonds will be backed by property taxes.

  • Back on the winning track

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper boys basketball team got back on the winning track Friday night in Bernalillo.

    Los Alamos put together a big third quarter to blow open Friday night’s District 2AAAA game against the Bernalillo Spartans.

    Beating the Spartans’ full-court pressure, Los Alamos dropped in 21 points and held the Spartans to just 8 points.

    The Hilltoppers prevailed Friday night 64-42 to keep pace in the district race.

  • Hilltopper wrestling falls to last place in district

    It was not the day the Los Alamos Hilltopper wrestling team was hoping to have.

    Los Alamos hosted the District 2AAAA championship tournament Saturday at Auxiliary Gym. Los Alamos, instead of making a push for a runner-up spot in 2AAAA, was relegated to last place among the five district teams Saturday.

    The Hilltoppers garnered 101 team points in the tournament. They were edged out by the Capital Jaguars, who finished in fourth place with 104 points.

  • LA finishes season strong at district

    Josh Wilcox came through when he needed to Friday and Saturday, earning a final score of 288.50, which put him in the state meet.

    Los Alamos, heading into this weekend’s meet, had already qualified four girls divers. Wilcox, the team’s lone boy diver, was within range of qualifying himself with a good showing during Saturday’s final three dives.

    Wilcox got 5s across the board with his second dive of Friday’s preliminaries, an inward 1-1/2 somersault tuck with a 2.2 degree of difficulty, one of the tougher dives he attempted in the meet.

  • Eat up!

     Heat up the griddle and mix up the batter, Trinity on the Hill and House of Hope prepares for the Shrove pancake supper. Read more in today's paper.

  • Breaking News: Police discover stolen Los Alamos property stashed in Espanola

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  • NEWS ALERT String of safety incidents recalls laboratory closure

    A rash of safety problems at Los Alamos National Laboratory reminded federal officials of events leading up to the laboratory shutdown in 2004.


  • January retail sales post 0.5 percent gain

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Retail sales posted a better-than-expected increase in January, a welcome development that could mean stronger economic growth in coming months.

    The Commerce Department said Friday that retail sales increased by 0.5 percent last month, the best showing since November and better than the 0.3 percent increase economists had expected.

  • Los Alamos Democrat takes on Jeannette Wallace in District 43 House race

    Los Alamos Democrat Pete Sheehey is running against Republican Jeannette Wallace for the District 43 House seat she has held since 1991.

    This marks the first time Wallace has been challenged in years.

    Read the full story in Sunday's Los Alamos Monitor.

  • Eat up!

    Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church and the House of Hope (HoH) Women will commemorate Shrove Tuesday by hosting a pancake supper from 5:30-7 p.m. in the new Kelly Hall. Donations for the dinner are $4 for children age 10 and younger, $7 for adults and $18 for families.

    Tickets may be purchased at the door the night of the supper.