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Today's News

  • Parties agree to delay injunction hearing on muni building vote

    The litigants on both sides of the controversy surrounding the impending referendum on the municipal building issue were set to square off Thursday afternoon in a Santa Fe district courtroom. But in an 11th hour agreement, the hearing was postposed until Monday.

  • Bake sale to help Russian wildfire survivors

    Saint Dimitri Orthodox Church will have its 12th annual Holiday Bake Sale of cookies and sweets from traditional Eastern Orthodox lands on Dec. 19.
    This year all proceeds from the Holiday Bake Sale will be given to the survivors of the Russian wildfires that broke out across Russia starting in July.

  • Hubble captures new life

    Elliptical galaxies were once thought to be aging star cities whose star-making heyday was billions of years ago. But new observations with NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope are helping to show that elliptical galaxies still have some youthful vigor left, thanks to encounters with smaller galaxies.

  • 11-18-10 Be There calendar

    Today
    The Los Alamos Friends of the Shelter is hosting a special community presentation at 5:30 p.m. in Fuller Lodge. Tammy Feibelkorn, who chairs a state committee on this issue, will talk about The Link Between Animal Abuse and Human Violence, how the State of New Mexico is leading an effort to address this link, and what the community might consider doing in Los Alamos.

  • Jr. ’Topper program

    Do you have a child between the age of 4-13 years who is interested in basketball?
    The new Jr. ’Toppers program is a basketball development program held from 8-9 a.m. Saturdays. These skills clinics introduce community youth to the high school programs by providing great fundamental skills instruction, core values, and a fun experience.
    The clinics are held at Los Alamos High School and Mountain Elementary gyms and led by LAHS coaching staff and players from both the boys and girls teams.

  • Accused fire captain resigns

    The Los Alamos fire captain charged with reportedly videotaping a female firefighter in a station bathroom resigned Wednesday afternoon.

    Capt. Aaron Adair, 36, had been on paid administrative leave since Oct. 18 when police charged him with voyeurism and tampering with evidence.

    “I did get a letter of resignation from Aaron Adair this afternoon and it is effective immediately,” Fire Chief Doug Tucker said Wednesday.

  • Let there be light!

    To improve the reliability of an obsolete electrical feeder that has been wreaking havoc on parts of Los Alamos for nearly two years, the county council Tuesday evening unanimously approved its replacement.

    The total cost of the Feeder 15-16 Replacement Project is just over $1.2 million. The project includes design, placement and updating the conductors of a single pole, double circuit overhead power line. The line runs from the south side of Pueblo Canyon to the Los Alamos Golf Course.

  • Los Alamos National Laboratory Fellows named

    Five Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists from diverse research fields have been named Laboratory Fellows. The scientists include Brenda Dingus of the Neutron Science and Technology group, William Louis of the Subatomic Physics group, Director John Sarrao of LANL’s Office of Science Programs, Dipen Sinha of the Sensors and Electrochemical Devices group and Giday Woldegabriel of the Computational Earth Sciences group.

  • Sundevils’ Salazar, Elks’ Gomez and Vigil named North All-Stars

    Española Valley’s Karli Salazar was named to the North All-Star volleyball team Wednesday.
    The New Mexico High School Coaches Association, which sponsors the statewide All-Star teams, made the announcement in a press release.
    Salazar, a setter for Española Valley, was one of two District 2AAAA representatives to be selected for the honor. The other was Santa Fe High School’s outside hitter Shivaughn Hatt.
    No Hilltoppers were named to the North squad.

  • Hilltoppers split their season openers, will host 2 this week

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper hockey team split its two opening games of the season last weekend.
    Los Alamos fell in its home opener of the 2010-11 season Friday night to the Taos Ice Tigers, but bounced back one day later to shut out the Eldorado Eagles on the road.
    Los Alamos, the defending New Mexico Interscholastic Ice Hockey League champion, was the league’s final team to get into action. It is the only team in the state to play in an outdoor rink.