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Today's News

  • Blood sugar test goes bad at event

    ALBUQUERQUE — A group of New Mexico medical school students failed to properly change needles on devices used for blood glucose testing and now officials say a few dozen people might be at risk for contracting serious diseases.

    University of New Mexico School of Medicine officials made the announcement Thursday, hoping they can locate those who participated in the free testing April 24 at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque. Between 51 and 55 people were tested that day.

  • Leadership LA grads strengthen the community

    Graduating from high school, college or any program is a major accomplishment but another challenge is just ahead. Graduates need to decide what to do with their newly acquired knowledge and what path to pursue from this point.

    With the caps tossed in the air and the diplomas distributed, the Leadership Los Alamos 2010 class is now facing this challenge.

    What they do as leaders in the community remains to be seen; however, through several LLA graduates’ comments, one thing is clear, they are working hard to prove that the 2010 class is the best LLA class yet.

  • Screaming for ice cream? Daniel’s Cafe to satisfy the demand

    An landmark event occurred 50 years ago – at least to dessert enthusiasts – Häagen Dazs ice cream was born.  

    When a brand of ice cream is created, it calls for a celebration. Therefore, Daniel’s Café is hosting its free scoop night in celebration of Häagen Dazs’ 50th anniversary from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday.

    This event is not just about the delicious taste found in an icy cold scoop of ice cream, it’s an opportunity to meet different community entities that serve Los Alamos.

  • State roundup: Piedra Vista wins 4A titles, Pojoaque drops out early in AAA

    Panthers roll to 4A softball title

    As expected, the Piedra Vista Panthers lived up to expectations.

    The Panthers softball team rolled to its fifth consecutive Class AAAA title Saturday afternoon in Las Cruces, thumping the Volcano Vista Hawks 7-0 in the state championship game.

    It was a remarkable run for the Panthers, who lost just two games this season, both to teams from out-of-state. The Panthers allowed a total of just two runs to their four opponents in the AAAA tournament.

  • Gov. Sarah Palin throws support to GOP candidate Susana Martinez

    ALBUQUERQUE – Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin visited New Mexico Sunday to endorse Republican gubernatorial candidate Susana Martinez during a packed rally at the Uptown Marriott Hotel.

    Martinez is in a virtual dead heat with GOP opponent Allen Weh, according to a poll released today.

    Many at this morning's event expressed confidence that Palin’s appearance would put Martinez over the top in the June 1 primary election to face unopposed Democratic candidate Lt. Gov. Diane Denish in November’s general election.

  • News Alert: LAMC names new CEO

    Wally E. Vette has been appointed Chief Executive Officer for Los Alamos Medical Center (LAMC), effective June 7.

    He replaces Sandra Podley who in January became CEO of Havasu Regional Medical Center, another LifePoint-affiliated facility.

    Since 1984, Vette has worked at Memorial Medical Center, a 298-bed regional medical center in Las Cruces, also affiliated with LifePoint Hospitals. 

  • Sports update

    Gridiron booster to meet tonight

    The Hilltopper Gridiron Boosters will hold a meeting tonight at the Los Alamos High School Speech Theater.

    The meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. It is an organizational meeting for those interested in getting involved with the school’s football booster club. Anyone interested in this organization is invited to attend.

    LASG hosting sports summer camp

    Los Alamos School of Gymnastics is hosting its 20th annual summer camp.

  • Chess players compete in nationals

    During the 2010 National Elementary Chess Championship, which was held May 6-9 in Atlanta, Aspen Elementary School competed against more than 2,000 elementary students.

    The competition was fierce but the Los Alamos students proved to be some of the top competitors in the state.

    Aspen Elementary School competed in four of the six National Championship sections that were held at the tournament.

  • Smale earns Student of the Month

    Kendra Smale was recently honored as Rotary Student of the Month for May.

    The Rotary Club of Los Alamos selects a graduating senior from  Los Alamos High School to honor each month. Students are selected on the basis of academic success, extracurricular involvement and service to the community.  

    Along with her parents, Kevin and Rachel Smale, she chose Susan Baker-Dillingham, her dance teacher of eight years and founding director of New Mexico Dance Theater (NMDT), to join her in accepting this honor.

  • 05-18-10 Update

    Police beat

      Minors drinking in Rendija Canyon, the theft of a snow blower and an iPod and an apparent door-to-door raffle scam top this week’s Police Beat.

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    Sustainability session