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Today's News

  • Low turnout for board election

    Bitter arctic temperatures gripped Los Alamos County Tuesday and that may have contributed to the low number of voters who went to the polls to cast their votes for the Los Alamos Board of Education and the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Advisory Board.

    Candidates for the LAPS Board of Education had little to worry about, as they all ran uncontested.

  • Men's basketball: Alford wins 400th game as Lobos drop Falcons, 75-61

    AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Steve Alford couldn’t help but feel a bit nostalgic after his team’s 75-61 win at Air Force Tuesday night.
    After all, he’d just become the 40th active Division I basketball coach to reach 400 career wins at the collegiate level.

  • Sports update 02-02-11

    Hilltopper hockey’s senior night is Friday

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper hockey team will host its senior night Friday at Los Alamos County Ice Rink.
    The senior night ceremony will include recognition of the team’s 12 seniors. The ceremony will begin 15 minutes before the game’s 8 p.m. start time.
    The team’s seniors include John Alison, Drew Betts, Tim Branch, Billy Cooper, Dillon Coyne, Graham Delano, Devin Grider, Chase Havemann, Niko Meneakis, Chris Owens, Kurt Schramm and Brett Snow.

    LA Little League meeting set for Feb. 9

  • Basketball: New Mexico high school scores

    Boys basketball
    Cleveland 75, Rio Rancho 53
    Goddard 70, Artesia 62
    Hobbs 74, Carlsbad 67
    Jal 54, Tatum 42
    Oñate 59, Mayfield 56
    Santa Teresa 68, Silver 27
    Gadsden vs. Alamogordo, ppd.
    Mescalero Apache vs. Capitan, ppd.
    Cloudcroft vs. Carrizozo, ppd.
    Manzano vs. Eldorado, ppd.
    Cibola vs. Volcano Vista, ppd.
    Sandia vs. La Cueva, ppd.

    Girls basketball
    Artesia 40, Goddard 22
    Hobbs 47, Carlsbad 44
    Kirtland Central 41, Piedra Vista 39, 2OT

  • Ski report 02-02-11

    Angel Fire
    39-42 inch base of powder. 15 inches of new snow reported. 55 trails and 6 lifts open.

    Enchanted Forest
    15-inch base of packed powder. 7 inches of new snow reported.

    Pajarito
    19-inch base of variable conditions. 3 inches of new snow reported. Operations have been suspended pending more snowfall.

    Red River
    25-30 inch base of powder and machine-groomed snow. 6 inches of new snow reported. 35 trails and 6 lifts open.

    Sandia Peak

  • Off to College

    Los Alamos’ Andy Thoma, seen here during the 2010 season, is one of three Hilltoppers scheduled to sign their National Letters of Intent to play college soccer today. Thoma is expected to sign with Creighton University in Omaha, Neb.

  • Autio Names Interim Assistant Administrators

    Acting County Administrator Randy Autio just announced that he has filled some top vacancies at the county.

    Autio appointed Capital Projects and Facilities Department Director Anne Laurant and Chief Financial Officer Steve Lynne as acting assistant county administrators.

    Individuals within Laurant and Lynne's respective departments have been appointed in acting capacities to fill their positions, Autio said.

  • Stocks mixed day after Dow tops 12,000

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks were mixed Wednesday, a day after the Dow Jones industrial average closed at its highest level in 2 ½ years, after protests in Egypt became more violent.

  • Bomb kills 9, wounds 20 in NW Pakistan

    PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A car bomb killed nine people close to the main northwestern city of Peshawar on Wednesday, the latest in a rash of attacks that are challenging police claims of progress against Islamist militants in the region.

    Twenty others were wounded in the blast on a main road leading to Pakistan's border area with Afghanistan, said government official Siraj Ahmed Khan. Three children were among the dead.

    The target of the bombing was not immediately clear. It was the third major bombing in or near the city in the last week.

  • Blizzard keeps Midwest cattle ranchers busy

    BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) — Wind gusts of up to 40 mph whipped western Kansas on Tuesday as cattleman Jerry Byrd drove his pickup back and forth between his home and the pens a mile away where dozens of his pregnant cows were waiting in frigid temperatures to give birth. The snow on was only an inch or so deep, but Byrd was keeping a close watch because the cold could kill a wet, newborn calf.