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  • LA 9-10 team heads to state

    The Los Alamos Little League 9-10 baseball All-Stars will open state tournament play Saturday in Portales.
    Los Alamos rolled to an impressive District 1 victory earlier this month to qualify for the state tournament. Los Alamos won four straight contests by a run margin of 81-6 to advance.
    The state tournament continues through at least next Thursday and possibly through next Friday, depending on Thursday’s outcome.
    Los Alamos is one of nine teams that qualified for the state 9-10 tournament.
    It will face off against Deming in its opening game at 7 p.m. Saturday. The winner of that game will face the winner between Las Vegas and Albuquerque’s South Valley.

  • Marr wins Pace Race Tuesday

    Duane Marr had the best prediction at this week’s Pace Race.
    The Pace Race is a weekly event hosted by the Atomic City Roadrunners. This week’s race was Tuesday on 1- and 3-mile courses in Bayo Canyon and on North Mesa. In all, 25 participants took part.
    Marr finished with a prediction error of 15 seconds. He nipped Alexander Romero, who finished with an 18-second error. Ted Romero had a 30-second error.
    All but two runners on the 3-mile course finished in under their predicted times.
    The fastest runner on the 3-mile course was Daniel Romero, while Emily Pittman finished in 22:41.
    On the 1-mile course, Erik Leonard finished in 9:15 and Georgia Pedicini finished in 16:02.

  • Senior men's golf results

    Here are the Northern New Mexico Senior Men’s Golf Association’s results from its tournaments at Santa Fe Country Club July 9 and Paa-Ko Ridge July 10-11:

    Santa Fe Country Club
    July 9

    Championship flight
    1st low gross: Henry Hodde, Santa Fe, 77
    2nd low gross: Rob Schneider, Santa Fe, 78
    1st low net: Tom Stehle, Santa Fe 69.

    First flight
    1st low gross: Terry DeBiase, Placitas, 78
    2nd low gross: Dennis Saiz, Santa Fe, 82
    1st low net: Jerry Manzanares, Las Vegas, 65

    Second flight
    1st low gross: Don Holifield, Santa Fe, 80
    2nd low gross: David Cisneros, Albuquerque, 81
    1st low net: Jay Boettner, Los Alamos, 60

  • Fishing Report 07-20-12


    Abiquiu Lake: Fishing was good using top water lures, tube jigs and olive wooly buggers for smallmouth bass up to 15 inches. The wooly buggers were working best in the evening off main lake points. Fishing was fair using crank baits, bottom bouncer minnow and bottom bouncer night crawler combos for walleye Fishing was fair using liver, shrimp and night crawlers at the upper end of the lake for catfish. A few bluegill were taken by anglers using worms. We had no reports on other species. The surface water temp was in the low 70s.
    Animas River:  As of Monday morning flow near Cedar Hill was 361cfs. Trout fishing was fair using spinners, wooly buggers, hoppers, wooly worms, San Juan worms, night crawlers and salmon eggs.

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  • LAGRI petition drive fails

    According to Los Alamos County Clerk Janet Foster, the Los Alamos Governmental Review Initiative (LAGRI) failed to attain the required number of signatures on petitions asking Los Alamos County to rescind six of 21 ordinances for amending the county charter scheduled to come before voters in November.

    LAGRI was hoping to prevent ordinances 598; 601; 605; 607; 615; and 618 from being voted on with the rest of the charter amendments.

    The required number of signatures is ten percent of the registered voters voting in the last general election, which currently is 885. The deadline for submitting completed petitions was July 20.

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  • West Road to close until end of monsoon season


    Because of possible flooding upstream of West Road, LANL and Los Alamos County have
    decided today that, in the best interest of public safety, West Road will be closed
    to vehicle traffic beginning Friday, July 20. This road closure is expected to
    extend several weeks until the end of the summer monsoon season.
    Residents who live in Western Area will have access to Fairway via Diamond Drive.
    Access to Pajarito Mountain is unimpeded from Camp May Road off of West Jemez Road
    (NM 501).

  • Report says bulk of NM police, sheriffs may be profiling

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A large majority of law enforcement agencies in New Mexico aren't in compliance with a state law intended to combat racial profiling, according to a report released Thursday by civil right groups and an immigrant advocacy organization.

    The report said less than a quarter of all agencies surveyed were in compliance with the 2009 law banning biased policing.