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  • Sports Update 08-05-12

    Girls soccer tryouts start Aug. 13

    Tryouts for the Los Alamos High School girls soccer program are scheduled to begin Aug. 13. Tryouts are open to any girl entering LAHS during the fall.
    The opening morning session of tryouts is Aug. 13 at Sullivan Field from 7-9 a.m. and the opening afternoon session is from 4:30-7 p.m. Review of participation rules and procedures will be conducted at the morning session.
    All players must have soccer shoes, shin guards and bring their own water. Additionally, interested players must have all required medical forms on file with the LAHS athletic office to participate.
    For more information, call head coach Jiri Kubicek at 662-4865.

    Splash ‘n’ Dash returns Wednesday

  • WR-LA All-Stars drop regional opener

    SANTA FE — In the first round of the Little League Southwest Regional tournament, it looked like the White Rock-Los Alamos All-Stars were in good position to advance to the quarterfinals.
    WR-LA took a solid 4-0 lead early in the ballgame and the favorites from Vidalia, La., had gotten just one ball out of the infield.
    But Vidalia came back to score five unanswered runs, including the tying run in the seventh and the winning run with two outs in the eighth to take a 5-4 extra-inning victory and advance in the regional tournament Friday.
    Santa Fe Metro Little League is hosting the regional this year and, as such WR-LA got an automatic entry since it was the champion of Santa Fe Metro’s district.

  • Fishing Report 08-03-12

    Northeast

     

    Cabresto Lake: The lake and campground closed May 14 and will stay closed for about six months while the dam is being rebuilt.

    Charette Lakes: Fishing was slow to fair using Power Bait for trout. We had no reports on other species.  

    Cimarron River: Trout fishing was good using brassies, Cimarron specials, red copper John Barrs, tricos, small gold Panther Martins, salmon eggs and worms. Water flow below Eagle Nest Lake as of Monday was 36 cfs. Fishing at the Gravel Pit lakes was fair to good using salmon eggs.

  • Delay in scientific ghost town stirs skepticism

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Pegasus Global Holdings' surprise announcement that it was pulling out of plans to build a $1 billion scientific ghost town in eastern New Mexico is stirring skepticism of the private firm's grandiose plans for transforming 15 square miles of this largely rural state into a next-generation research center.

    Lea County had been working closely with the company after winning the bid to house the Center for Innovation, Testing and Evaluation. But "when we started pressing for details, that's when they decided to look elsewhere," county manager Mike Gallagher said.

  • Today in History for August 4th
  • TA-21 demolition makes Energy.gov photo of week

    Sarah Gerrity, Multimedia Editor, Office of Public Affairs at the Department of Energy, features "energy-related" photos on the Energy.gov website. This week, she featured a shot of demolition work being done at LANL.

  • Phelps Wins 100 Fly in Final Individual Race
  • Raw Video: Wildfire Destroys Okla. Homes

    A wildfire stirred by high winds sweeping through rural woodlands just south of the Oklahoma City area has set at a number of homes on fire.

  • FLASH FLOOD WARNING UNTIL 3:30 P.M.

    . FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 330 PM MDT FOR EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN RIO ARRIBA... NORTHWESTERN SANTA FE... EAST CENTRAL SANDOVAL AND CENTRAL LOS ALAMOS COUNTIES...

  • Pawlak: Running out and out

    Recently, another teacher and I were in a coffee shop near UNM main campus, enjoying an atmosphere of collegiate spirit and intellectual discourse.  And of course, some great coffee.  

    Over at the milk bar, a customer dropped some napkins.  He looked down at them, finished putting milk in his coffee, and walked away.