Today's News

  • Wilson visits on state tour


  • Girls basketball: LA holds together to grab road win

    Following a rough game Wednesday night at home against the Albuquerque Academy Chargers, the Los Alamos Hilltopper girls varsity basketball team had to go on the road against the Del Norte Knights Thursday.The results were kind of as Los Alamos head coach Gerry Washburn expected.“We sleepwalked through the first half,” Washburn said of Thursday’s game. “We couldn’t buy a basket.

  • Hilltopper teams will be busy this weekend

    Many and various activities are happening around the sports world this weekend, starting with a couple of different choices tonight.The Los Alamos Hilltopper boys varsity basketball team is in action tonight at Griffith Gymnasium. For basketball fans, this will be the final time to see the Hilltoppers at home until mid-January.Also tonight, the Los Alamos Hilltopper ice hockey team renews a grudge match with the Cibola Cougars.Both of tonight’s contests are scheduled to start at 7 p.m.

  • This ship has sailed

    The council debated the West Jemez bypass project at its meeting Tuesday. We have to wonder why they bothered.

  • Thinking Makes It So: Waking up under the fifth blanket

    It’s chilly in our bedroom, a problem with the heating circulation in the house. I wake up each morning unwilling to stick a limb out from beneath our four blankets or take that shivery run toward the toilet.Warmer days seem to lift me out of bed but on these dark winter ones, I stay huddled, click on the lamp and read.

  • LANL responds to NAS recommendations

    SANTA FE – Paul Huber, who heads the groundwater program at the lab, condensed his presentation on “actions in response” to the recommendations to the short amount of time that remained at the end of a Northern New Mexico Citizens Advisory Board meeting Wednesday at Santa Fe Community College.Huber reminded the board and members of the public in attendance that the NAS study was requested by the Department of Energy and said it was timely, fully supported and welcomed by the lab.The report arrived, he added, as the laboratory was finishing the pa

  • Don Wiviott wants change in Congress

    “I’m not a politician; I’m a citizen who cares about New Mexico,” said Congressional candidate Don Wiviott during a meeting with local Democrats Wednesday evening at China Moon.The Santa Fe businessman chairs the Mayor’s Economic Development Review Committee of which he has been a member since 2002.“I’ve been coming up the Hill for years,” Wiviott said. “I’ve offered advice on the downtown plan and have worked with Kevin Holsapple of the Los Alamos Commerce and Development Corporation.

  • Right on time, wastewater treatment plant up and running

    “On time and under budget” was the phrase of the day, echoed by county councilors Michael Wheeler and Jim Hall, county administrator Max Baker, and many others who attended Thursday’s ceremony in Pueblo Canyon.County councilors, county administrators, Department of Public Utilities officials, utilities board members, Water Trust Board members, State Representative Jeannette Wallace (R-Los Alamos) and New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) Secretary Ron Curry attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday for the county’s new wastewater treatment p

  • School board: Lease too high risk

    The school board still has plenty of questions as it reviews the proposed Airport Facilities Lease Agreement.First and foremost, it wants to make sure it won’t end up paying 40 years of rent should the Boyer Company back out.Los Alamos County and Los Alamos Public School Board of Education representatives jointly announced last month when they reached an agreement for LAPS to lease its facilities from the county at the county-owned Airport Basin Site, 18 acres located north of DeColores and N.M.

  • Children to take over the shopping Saturday

    The children's bazaar returns from 9 a.m.- noon Saturday at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church.

    Event co-chairs Cathy Walters and Beth Pattillo will host the fifth annual event. This service project, which began five years ago as part of Winter Fest, gives the children of the community ages 5-12 the opportunity to purchase holiday gifts for their loved ones. Younger children may also participate as long as the child has a shopping list and is responsible for his/her money.