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Today's News

  • Auditions slated for LALT's latest production

    Auditions for “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress,” by Alan Ball, a play directed by Roxanne Tapia and produced by Todd Graves and Jim Sicilian, will be at noon Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday at Los Alamos Little Theater, 1670 Nectar St. Callbacks will be at 7 p.m. Monday, if necessary, at LALT.

  • 'Beauty and the Beast Jr.' comes to LA

    A song as old as time … Atomic City Children’s Theater presents Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast, Jr.” this weekend at Duane W. Smith Auditorium.
    Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast, Jr.” is based upon the smash Broadway musical, Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” and the animated classic Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” and features many of the songs from the movie, as well as some new songs written especially for this show.

  • PRC needs to get a grip

    At the height of the bitter cold that left tens of thousands of New Mexicans without heat in their homes and workplaces last month, the Village of Taos sent out a plaintive news release updating the gravity of the situation.
    “With temperatures again dropping, and communications from Taos’ community constituents becoming ever more urgent,” the release said, “Taosons are advised to take care of themselves…”
    Translated: Folks, you’re on your own.

  • Knowing which type of insurance is best

    When it comes to insurance, many people face the Goldilocks dilemma: Am I buying too much coverage, not enough, or just the right amount?
    How do you determine your proper insurance levels while ensuring you don’t waste money on unneeded coverage – or worse, leave your family exposed?

  • Schedule for Feb. 22-26

    Tuesday

    Boys basketball: Los Alamos at Santa Fe, District 2AAAA tournament quarterfinals, 7:30 p.m.; LAMS at Pojoaque, seventh grade, 4 p.m.; eighth grade, 5 p.m.'

     

    Girls basketball: District 2AAAA tournament quarterfinals at Santa Fe, 5:30 p.m.

     

    Thursday

    Girls basketball: District 2AAAA tournament semifinals at Los Alamos, 7 p.m.

     

    Boys basketball: District 2AAAA tournament semifinals at Capital, 7 p.m.; LAMS at DeVargas Invite, seventh grade, TBA.

     

  • Girls basketball: Toppers lose finale on road

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper girls basketball team fell in its season finale Saturday night in the Four Corners.
    Nevertheless, Hilltopper head coach Tarah Logan thought plenty of positive things came out of Saturday’s game as her team heads into the postseason.
    Los Alamos and Piedra Vista were locked in a defensive struggle throughout the game, but the Panthers would ultimately prevail 43-33 in Farmington.

  • Boys basketball: LA hangs on to top Bernalillo in tourney

    They will live to play at least one more day. That day is today.
    In the opening round of the District 2AAAA boys basketball tournament, Los Alamos’ Hilltoppers took control in the third quarter, then hung on in the tense late moments to pick up a win over the Bernalillo Spartans and advance to the quarterfinals.

  • 4 American hostages killed by pirates, US says

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Four Americans taken hostage by Somali pirates off East Africa were shot and killed by their captors Tuesday, the U.S. military said, marking the first time U.S. citizens have been killed in a wave of pirate attacks plaguing the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean for years.

  • Tensions rise over Afghan civilian deaths

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An investigation into claims that international troops killed scores of civilians in northeast Afghanistan escalated into a feud Tuesday between President Hamid Karzai and senior U.S. military officials who cited a report that Afghan parents have been known to discipline children by burning their hands and feet.

  • 4 American hostages killed by pirates, US says

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A pirate fired a rocket-propelled grenade at a U.S. Navy destroyer shadowing a hijacked yacht with four Americans aboard Tuesday. Then gunfire erupted, the military said. U.S. special forces rushed to the yacht only to find the four Americans fatally wounded.

    The experienced yacht enthusiasts from California and Washington are the first Americans killed by Somali pirates since the start of attacks off East Africa several years ago. One of the American couples on board had been sailing around the world since 2004 handing out Bibles.