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Today's News

  • Sustainable Los Alamos Series wraps up Wednesday

    Join Pajarito Environmental Education Center and the Los Alamos Co-op for the final night in the Sustainable Los Alamos Series for, “Your Sustainable Home,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday at PEEC.

    The first two sessions offered energy, water and resource-saving tips from Tom Nagaweicki and Christine Chavez of the Los Alamos County Department of Utilities.  On March 14, it’s the community’s turn to share what is done at home to conserve. Attending the first two sessions is not required. 

  • Sports update 3-8-12

    Aslin selected as West Region honoree

    Los Alamos High School senior Austin Aslin was named an All-American West Regional selection baseball player.

    Aslin, who plays outfield for the Hilltoppers, was named an Honorable Mention by Rawlings for the West Region.

    Aslin will play baseball next year for New Mexico Junior College in Hobbs. NMJC’s baseball team, the 2005 junior college national champion, is managed by former LAHS standout Josh Simpson.

    Run for Her Life returns

    The second annual Run for Her Life 5K and 10K races are scheduled for March 18.

  • LASG picks up 14 medals at state

    Los Alamos School of Gymnastics’ Atomic Tumblers had a big showing at the New Mexico State Championship last month.

    Katie Wingo was the top all-around athlete in her Level 4 age group. Wingo’s all-around total was 37.375. Wingo took home three event wins, the vault, parallel bars and the balance beam, as well as taking third place in the floor exercise competition for her victory.

    Wingo finished with a big 9.55 on the bars to earn the win in that event. She scored 9.35 on the vault and 9.30 on floor.

  • LA puts two boys, two girls on all-district team

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper basketball teams placed four players on the All-District 2-4A first teams for the 2011-12 season.

    A pair of Hilltopper senior boys and the Hilltopper girls’ two top posts were given nods on the All-District team. Thomas Russell and Nick Baker both picked up first team slots for the Hilltopper boys, while Hayley Each and Monika Teter both made the girls basketball All-District first team.

  • Incentives help competitiveness

    The recent talk of taxes in these columns has been an introduction to reviewing a study of what New Mexico’s taxes do to new investment.

    Driven initially by Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry, who recruited all sorts of help, the study is “New Mexico Business Tax Competitiveness and Simulations of Selected Tax Policy Changes.” Find it at the New Mexico Tax Research Institute, www.nmtri.org. The Ernst & Young accounting and consulting firm did the work.

  • Sometimes it's all about drama

    I have a daughter. Boy, do I have a daughter! I had three boys first and then a daughter.  She is not easy. There is drama in everything. I mean everything.  She is strong-willed, stubborn and demanding.  I call her the Demon Princess.  Don’t get me wrong. I love my daughter.  I really do, but there are days I am ready to sell her on EBay.   

  • Be There 3/8/11

    Today

    The Blue Star Mothers of America Northern New Mexico Chapter 4, will host guest speaker, Andria Nash, executive director of the YWCA Henderson House in Albuquerque, at 6 p.m. at the McCurdy School Student Services Building, 261 S. McCurdy Road in Española. The Henderson House is a transitional living center for women veterans and their dependent children. The center is in need of donations. For more information, call Loretta Garcia at 505-692-4144.

  • Lecture series features Hopkins

    The Los Alamos Historical Society invites the public to its 2011-2012 lecture series.  This year, the Centennial Lecture Series celebrates 100 years of Los Alamos History and New Mexico Statehood. 

    Lectures are at 7:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month in the Pajarito Room of Fuller Lodge and are free and open to the public. 

  • Jane Hernandez

    JANE HERNANDEZ

    Jane Reyes Hernandez,  88, a resident of  Los Alamos passed away March 6 due to natural causes. She was born in Carlsbad in 1923 to Andrea and Luis Reyes.

    She and her husband were members of the League of United Latin American Citizens. She was also a former member of the Los Alamos Medical Center Hospital Auxiliary.

  • Leaders speak out on D.C. trip

    Members of the Los Alamos County delegation had a similar take on the Regional  Coalition of LANL Communities’ meetings in Washington concerning funding for lab cleanup.

    “Clearly, the members of the Coalition were very interested in asking questions during our meetings about NNSA priorities’ top projects that, in our opinion, appear to have changed in prioritization over these last few months,” Council chair Sharon Stover said.