Today's News

  • Free event scheduled at SFO

    The public is invited to visit The Santa Fe Opera from 10 a.m.-noon May 19 for a behind-the-scenes look at “Tosca,” the opera that opens the 2012 Festival Season.  The Open House is ideal for the opera novice and aficionado, or simply for the curious, to see what it takes to make an opera come to life. Visitors will be able to walk on the stage and through scenery elements.  They will have the opportunity to imagine for themselves what performers face every night — 2,000 pairs of eyes.

  • Restaurant inspections 05-10-12

    The following restaurant inspection reports were provided by the New Mexico Environment Department. 


    Santa Fe


  • Quoth the Raven: ‘See the movie’

    Take a bit of drama, mix it with suspense, add a dash of morbidity and a splash (or 20) of brandy, and you have James McTeigue’s “The Raven.”

    Released April 27, John Cusack stars as the macabre poet Edgar Allan Poe, who finds himself constantly tormented by a psychopath bent on bringing Poe’s stories to life. Written by Ben Livingston and Hannah Shakespeare, the movie also stars Luke Evans as Detective Fields and Alice Eve as Emily Hamilton, Poe’s love interest. 

  • Shulman leads orchestra through a difficult program

    The Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra, skillfully led by Dr. Ivan Shulman in his Los Alamos directing debut April 27, performed a difficult program with authority and depth. 

    The pieces, challenging for a small, community orchestra, were done with excellent dynamic balance and tone and a provoking intensity.  

  • LAPS budget talks underway

    After a nearly three years of cuts, Los Alamos Public Schools are looking to put about $1 million back into the budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

    District Superintendent Gene Schmidt said everything will stay in the $33 million budget that’s already in for fiscal year 2013, but the district has compiled a list of 33 potential additional items can be considered for funding.

  • ‘The Sky’s the Limit’ for NMDT

    New Mexico Dance Theater, directed by Susan Baker-Dillingham, presents its eighth annual spring recital, “The Sky’s the Limit,” this weekend. 

    “Spring recitals are a chance for each student to shine and perform for their families and friends,” Baker-Dillingham said. “We usually have a theme for our recitals, but this year I wanted to give the faculty free reign in choosing a theme for each of their classes; hence, the sky was the limit.”

  • Kite Festival takes flight

    For most people, when looking back at their childhoods, several memories may come to mind: running through an open field with their friends; gazing at the sky and making shapes out of the clouds. Some may even remember attending the Los Alamos Kite Festival.

  • 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.