Today's News

  • VIDEO: Sunburn Study Shows 'Epidemic in the Making'

    Almost half of adults under 30 say they've had a sunburn at least once in the past year, a government survey shows--a sign that young people aren't paying much attention to warnings about the risk for the most dangerous type of skin cancer.

  • LA's state track seedings


    400 relay
    Los Alamos, 49.36
    (Los Lunas, 48.41)

    100 hurdles
    Laura Wendelberger, 15.71; Chelsea Chalacombe, 16.62
    (Shantel Foutz, Kirtland Central, 14.53)

    100 meters
    Chase Ealey, 11.91; Amy Neal 12.30

    800 relay
    Los Alamos, 1:46.99
    (Los Lunas, 1:44.29)

    400 meters
    Amy Neal, 1:01.74
    (Cera Chavez, Los Lunas, 59.33)

    300 hurdles
    Laura Wendelberger, 45.99
    (Zhianna Flores, Piedra Vista, 44.20)

    1600 medley relay
    Los Alamos, 4:32.63
    (Valencia, 4:22.46)

    200 meters
    Amy Neal, 26.10
    (Cera Chavez, Los Lunas, 25.02)

  • LA in line for fourth straight state title

    Heading into the Class 4A track and field championship meet, the Los Alamos Hilltopper girls can make a little bit of history.
    Los Alamos, the three-time defending Class 4A champion, can tie Albuquerque Academy’s mark of four straight team titles with a win this weekend.
    While Los Alamos is favored to do so, however, it may have some competition.
    The state championship meet is scheduled for Friday and Saturday at the University of New Mexico Track and Field Complex in Albuquerque. Field event competition starts at 8 a.m. Friday and track preliminaries gets going at 10 a.m.

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  • VIDEO: Kidnapping Suspect Now on FBI Most Wanted List

    The FBI has added to its 10 Most Wanted list the Mississippi man suspected of killing a Tennessee woman and her oldest daughter. The announcement came amid an intense manhunt for 35-year-old Adam Mayes and and the woman's 2 youngest girls.

  • Be There 05-09-12

    GeekOut Game night from 5:30-8:030 p.m. at Mesa Public Library. Bring your own games or play theirs. Bring a friend or meet new ones.

    Meet Virginia Vigil, Democratic candidate for Public Regulation Commission District 3, at 5:30 p.m. at 1460 Los Pueblos. Enjoy light refreshments while you hear Vigil’s message and campaign platform.


  • Thank You 05-09-12

    Thanks, Los Alamos
    The Los Alamos Public School Foundation exists to raise funds to promote innovative learning in each of the seven public schools in Los Alamos. We believe that our children are our future and that a quality education is critical to prepare them for an increasingly complex workplace and world. The Foundation supports and invests in a successful future for all LAPS students through grants and programs.
    Great Conversations, our signature fundraiser event April 22 at Los Alamos High School, was a huge success.
    The fabulous food and the terrific speakers make this annual event one not to be missed. Mark your calendars for April 2013. 

  • Bao named to honor ensemble

    The National Association for Music Education recently announced the members of the 2011 All-National Honor Ensembles based on the audition results.
    Aaron Bao, a junior at Los Alamos High School, was named to the NAfME 2012 All-National Concert Band performing trumpet (cornet).
    He will travel to Washington, D.C. in June to rehearse and perform.
    His private teacher is Jan MacDonald, a long time music educator in the community.
    NAfME established its National Honor Ensembles as the ultimate recognition of music student performance, beyond state and divisional levels.

  • Volunteers honored at banquet

    The New Mexico Commission for Community Volunteerism had its annual spotlight on volunteers conference in Albuquerque April 13, during which Los Alamos dominated the awards.  
    Irene Powell, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program nominated several  volunteers for their efforts. She said Dave DeLanoy has kept the computers running at the senior centers as well as helped seniors with their computer problems for the past 12 years, even making house calls.
    Dick Tatro, president of LARSO, along with Bert Dennis and other helpers, has built about 100 wheelchair ramps for people in the community and in communities in Northern New Mexico.

  • Year in review

    The Los Alamos High School yearbook staff distributed the annual Monday and Tuesday during lunch. The book is titled, “Kaboom-a Explosion of LAHS Superheroes.”