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Today's News

  • News for retirees 5-5-12

    May 6-12

    For information, call the Betty Ehart Senior Center (BESC) at 662-8920, the White Rock Senior Center (WRSC) at 662-8200 and “Day Out” (adult day care, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.) at 661-0081. Reservations must be made by 10 a.m. for daily lunches.

     

    Betty Ehart

     

  • Local students receive award in speech contest

    The Los Alamos Public Schools District Speech Contest was held recently at Piñon Elementary. 

    Winners from the five elementary school speech contests competed in two divisions. The following students won the district contest:

    Serious Division:

  • Opera seeks youth for auditions

    The deadline for applications to audition for the 2012-13 Young Voices program at The Santa Fe Opera has been extended.  

    Applications will now be accepted until May 11.  High school students in grades 9-12 wishing to be heard need only call Program Director, Kirt Pavitt, at 505-946-2402 or email  kpavitt@santafeopera.org.

  • NJROTC Precision Rifle team takes state
  • Cosuelo earns creative award

    Paula Cosuelo, director of the New Mexico Center for Language Access was the recipient of a 2012 Creative Award for U.S. Copyright from the University of New Mexico, for the innovative Language Access Specialist Certificate Program.

    The award was presented to at the 2012 Annual Creative Awards Reception hosted by STC.UNM April 25. The mission of STC is to support UNM and its partners as the source of innovation management and commercial development.

  • LA girls advance, boys fall in team tennis draw

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper boys tennis team was knocked out of the state Class 4A tournament Friday night by the Albuquerque Academy Chargers.

    Los Alamos, the No. 8 seed, drew top-seeded Academy in the second round. Academy, the most decorated team in state history, shut out Los Alamos 9-0.

    Earlier Friday, Los Alamos shut out the ninth-seeded Deming Wildcats to advance to the second round.

    Santa Fe, which nipped the Hilltoppers for the 2012 District 2-4A championship, was still alive in the tournament heading into this morning’s play. The Demons, the No. 6 seed, were scheduled to play No. 2 seed Farmington at the Jerry Cline Tennis Complex in Albuquerque.

    Academy will take on fourth-seeded Goddard later this morning.

  • Toppers shut out in first game of series

    If the Los Alamos Hilltopper baseball team wants to advance in the Class 4A playoffs this season, it's going to have to do it the hard way.

    The Hilltoppers fell in game one of the best-of-three series to the Miyamura Patriots Friday at Bomber Field, 4-0, leaving it just one game from elimination.

    Saturday's Game 2 of the series is set for 11 a.m. Game 3, if necessary, will start approximately 30 minutes following the conclusion of Game 2.

    Los Alamos, the No. 7 seed in the Class 4A postseason, drew 10th-seeded Miyamura, but Miyamura was the sharper looking team in Friday’s opening contest. Miyamura rallied for three runs in the top of the sixth inning and Los Alamos couldn’t answer back late.

  • VIDEO: Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys Dies at 47

    Adam Yauch, the gravelly voiced Beastie Boys rapper has died. He was 47. Yauch's representatives confirmed that the rapper died Friday morning in New York after a nearly three-year battle with cancer.

  • National Preservation Month

    Los Alamos County Council has declared the month of May 2012 as "National Preservation Month" in Los Alamos County.

    WHEREAS:      Historic preservation is an effective tool for managing growth and sustainable development, revitalizing neighborhoods, fostering local pride and maintaining community character while enhancing livability; and

    WHEREAS:      Historicpreservation is relevant for communities across the nation, both urban and rural, and for Americans of all ages, all walks of life and all ethnic backgrounds; and

  • Electric pole replacements to cause interruptions in WR

    Electric upgrades associated with REDINet, the Regional Economic Development Initiative’s Broadband “Middle Mile” network may cause brief power interruptions as 13 power poles are replaced in White Rock during May.
    The Los Alamos Dept. of Public Utilities (DPU) will oversee the pole replacement project in early May, along a pole corridor extending from Sherwood Drive to Overlook Park, and from SR4 to Piñon Elementary School.
    The work will be conducted by electrical contractor SECO, Inc.