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  • N.M. high school football results

    Artesia 53, Deming 15
    Atrisco Heritage 45, Highland 16
    Aztec 29, Del Norte 6
    Belen 28, Goddard 21, OT
    Bloomfield 33, Taos 15
    Capital 46, West Las Vegas 6
    Cleveland 35, Clovis 13
    Clint Mountain View, Texas 48, Chaparral 22
    Durango, Colo. 29, Farmington 22
    Eldorado 35, Volcano Vista 6
    Escalante 34, Raton 13
    Española Valley 40, Questa 6
    Estancia 41, Capitan 13
    Gadsden 32, Santa Teresa 24
    Jemez Valley 52, Alamo-Navajo 14
    Laguna-Acoma 40, Socorro 8
    Lovington 42, Albuquerque Academy 22
    Manzano 55, West Mesa 14
    Mayfield 51, Alamogordo 20
    Miyamura 50, Grants 0
    Oñate 25, Hobbs 21
    Piedra Vista 46, Moriarty 6
    Rio Rancho 30, Las Cruces 22
    Robertson 20, St. Michael’s 0
    Roswell 45, Silver 12
    Ruidoso 41, Pojoaque 2
    Santa Fe 28, Gallup 17
    Santa Rosa 26, Hope Christian 22
    St. Pius 55, Bernalillo 0
    Valencia 38, Albuquerque High 21

  • LAHS inducts top athletic figures into Hall of Fame

    The inaugural class of the Los Alamos High School Athletic Hall of Fame was honored last weekend during the homecoming festivities.
    Los Alamos inducted 13 former athletes, coaches, administrators and sports-related personalities into the Hall of Fame. Nominations for the honor opened earlier this year and winners were announced in early August.
    The inductees were recognized prior to the homecoming football game Friday — Los Alamos was defeated 24-6 by the Kirtland Central Broncos in the 2014 contest — and were recognized at the formal induction ceremony Sunday at Fuller Lodge.
    Among those honored were the following:

    • Walt Arnold — Arnold was a standout tight end for Los Alamos during his high school career and was an All-State honoree in 1976. After his career playing for the University of New Mexico, Arnold played in the NFL for seven years, mostly with Los Angeles and Kansas City.

    • Lynn Bjorklund — A top runner during her high school career, Bjorklund set a longstanding high school record in the 3,000 meters, a record that stood until last year. She qualified for Team USA in 1974 and 1976 and ran in several international competitions during her career. She also set a record for the Pikes Peak Marathon that stood for several years.

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  • WIPP: Second drum didn't breach

     

     Recent news reports have incorrectly suggested that there is a second breached drum in the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) underground facility. 

    According to a WIPP press release, there is no evidence to suggest a release from a second drum. The site conducted initial surveys that showed no evidence of a radiological release from Panel 6, and we have seen no evidence since then that suggests anything different. 

    “Worker safety is the Department’s highest priority and workers entering radiologically controlled areas of the WIPP underground facility are trained and equipped with state of the art protective equipment. Safety measures are being taken to protect all workers during every entry into the underground facility,” the press release stated.

  • On Schedule 09-21-14

    Monday

    Golf: Los Alamos at Taos Invite, boys and girls varsity, 9 a.m.

    Football: Los Alamos at Santa Fe, JV, 4 p.m.

    Tuesday

    Boys soccer: Capital at Los Alamos, varsity, 4 p.m.; Los Alamos at Rio Rancho, C team, 4 p.m.

    Girls soccer: Capital at Los Alamos, varsity, 6 p.m.; Los Alamos at Rio Rancho, C team, 4 p.m.

    Volleyball: Moriarty at Los Alamos, C team, 4 p.m.; JV, 5 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m.

    Wednesday

    Boys soccer: St. Michael’s at Los Alamos, JV, 4:30 p.m.

    Cross country: LAMS at Albuquerque Academy, boys and girls seventh and eighth grade, 3 p.m.

    Volleyball: LAMS at Española Middle School, seventh grade, 4 p.m.; eighth grade, 5 p.m.

    Thursday

    Football: LAMS at St. Michael’s, 4 p.m.

    Volleyball: LAMS at West Las Vegas, seventh grade, 4 p.m.; eighth grade, 5 p.m.

    Friday

    Cross country: Los Alamos at Albuquerque Academy Invite, boys and girls varsity/JV/C team, 3 p.m.

    Girls soccer: Moreno Valley at Los Alamos, C team, 4 p.m.

    Boys soccer: Moreno Valley at Los Alamos, C team, 6 p.m.

    Football: Los Alamos at Farmington, varsity, 7 p.m.

    Volleyball: Los Alamos at Rio Ranch Invite, varsity, TBA.

    Saturday

  • Cone Zone 09-20-14

     
    Diamond Drive Slurry Seal:
    As part of the pavement preservation program, Diamond Drive from the roundabout to North Road/Ridgeway will be slurry sealed starting on Monday, September 22. Expect lane closures, flagging operations, and possible delays. Barring any delays, this work should be complete by Wednesday.
     
    Pavement Preservation Work in White Rock:
    Chip material has been applied on Hamlin Court, Pruitt, Paige Loop and Paige Court in White Rock. The final sealant is scheduled to be applied between September 24 and 26. Residents will receive 48 hour notice before the final sealant is applied on their street. Expect intermittent lane closures and flagging operations.
     
    Central Avenue Improvements Project:
    Please stay out of the established work zones. Cutting across an active work zone is extremely dangerous and pedestrians are advised to use the provided temporary crossings.
     

  • Census: UNM-LA has increased enrollment

     

    Bucking a statewide decline, the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos (UNM-LA) recorded a significant increase in its unofficial census numbers after the first 21 days of the fall semester. Fall 2014 totaled 870 students, an increase of 14 percent over the same period in 2013.

    UNM-LA students are taking a total of 5,515 credit hours, which is a 4.2 percent increase from fall 2013 and a 21 percentincrease from fall 2012.

    “With fall enrollment numbers down at virtually every other campus in New Mexico,” said UNM-LA CEO, Dr. Wynn Goering, “we see clearly how successful UNM-LA has been in providing a product that’s attractive to students.”