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Today's News

  • GOP Women

    New Mexico Federation of Republican Women officers were introduced in the House of Representatives by Minority Leader Tom Taylor last Thursday. The officers gathered in Santa Fe for their winter board meeting. From left, Mary Thompson, Las Cruces 3rd vice president; Sadie Boyer, Taos 2nd vice president; Rosie Tripp, Soccoro national committee woman; Dee Robinson,  Hobbs region C director; JoAnn Johnson, Los Alamos 1st VP and Elaine Miller, Albuquerque NMFRW president.

  • Beauty and the Beast Jr.

    Bella Saeger (Beauty) and Isaac Wiens (Beast)  want to invite the public to this weekend’s performance of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” presented by Atomic City Children’s Theater at Smith Auditorium. Performance times are
    7:30 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free.

     

  • Poppenguhl feeding Selznick and colleagues 'brain food'

    There has been little to report following “Gone with the Wind” producer David O. Selznick’s announcement last week, concerning the appointment of renowned director Victor Fleming for the long-delayed film project.
    However, according to an interview recently provided by Selznick’s secretary, the producer, Fleming and an unknown screenwriter are currently in the preliminary stages of rewriting the entire “Gone with the Wind” screenplay — to be completed in a matter of five working days.

  • Special Olympics take on Bigfoot

    This year with the help of Special Olympics of New Mexico, Bigfoot will give athletes the opportunity of a lifetime.
    Special Olympics athletes will have the chance to meet Larry Swim and his Bigfoot bad boy monster truck in the Wal-Mart parking lot at Southern and Unser in Rio Rancho.
    In addition, each athlete will be honored with tickets to the Monster Truck Winter Nationals to congratulate them on their hard work.
    The tour prepares to unleash raw, unbridled horsepower at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho this Friday and Saturday.

  • Update 02-24-11

    Brisket night
    The Los Alamos High School NJROTC is sponsoring a brisket night from 5:30-7:30 p.m. today at the Posse Shack. The price is $10 for brisket, sides, cookies and a drink.

    Field user meeting
    Spring and Summer Field User Meeting has been scheduled from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. March 24 at the Aquatic Center Training Room. For more information, call Kim Trujillo at 662-8173.

    Leisure pool meeting

  • Grant aims to keep families working

    SANTA FE — The New Mexico Human Services Department is one of nine states to receive a $250,000 planning grant from The Urban Institute to help keep families working.  
    “This planning grant will help New Mexico create an innovative way of streamlining the important work support services that are instrumental in assisting low-income families remain in the work force and improve their self sufficiency,” said Sidonie Squier, Human Services Department Secretary-Designate.

  • Teens Adopt a Charitable Attitude

    In December, Los Alamos High School students Kayla Suazo and Sabrina Lynne were hanging posters at the Betty Ehart Senior Center when a great idea began to take shape.
    The posters promoted donations to help an Española family – a single mother dealing with one of her children who had been diagnosed with Aplastic anemia. Aplastic anemia is a condition in which the body does not produce enough new red blood cells.

  • Committee clears police training bill

    An escalating issue facing law enforcement in Los Alamos and communities across the state has prompted the introduction of a bill addressing how law enforcement should handle citizens exhibiting signs of mental impairment.

    Rep. Edward Sandoval, D-Albuquerque and Sen. David Ulibarri, D-Grants introduced the bill, which would establish training guidelines for police officers involving specialized handling of situations where people are mentally impaired.

    HB 93 unanimously cleared its final committee Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee.

  • Men's basketball: Lobos topped in OT against UNLV

    ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — Tre’Von Willis scored 25 points and Quintrell Thomas and Oscar Bellfield combined for eight of UNLV’s 10 points in overtime in a 77-74 victory over New Mexico Wednesday.
    Thomas finished with 19 points and 13 rebounds and Bellfield had 15 points for the Rebels (21-7, 9-5 Mountain West).
    Dairese Gary had a career-high 26 points, and Drew Gordon added 15 points and 14 rebounds for the Lobos (17-11, 5-8), who lost their fourth straight.

  • Hockey: Year-End Tourney at Taos will determine state champ

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper hockey team will head into the Year-End Tournament this weekend as the No. 2 seed.
    The Year-End Tournament, which will determine the New Mexico Interscholastic Ice Hockey League champion, will start Friday and continue through Sunday at the Taos Youth and Family Center.
    Los Alamos, the reigning state champion, will go into the tournament after a 15-2-1 regular season. It finished right behind Taos, the tournament’s top seed, which posted a 16-2 record this year.