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Today's News

  • Citing deficit, Obama to freeze federal worker pay

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will announce a two-year pay freeze for federal employees Monday, a move White House officials say is the first of many difficult decisions that must be made to reduce the nation's mounting deficit.

  • Winter Weather Advisory through Monday morning

    A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST MONDAY.

    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS... GENERALLY 1 TO 3 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED BELOW 7000 FEET WITH HEAVIER AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 6 INCHES IN HIGHER ELEVATIONS WITHIN THE SOUTHERN SAN JUAN AND JEMEZ MOUNTAINS.

  • Boys basketball: 'Toppers lose home opener Saturday

    Since taking over the head coaching job for the Los Alamos Hilltopper boys basketball program, Matt King has made no bones that his team will be a work-in-progress during the 2010-11 season.
    And now, two games into the season, he is fully aware of where the most work needs to take place.
    In their home opener of the season, and the first home game in King’s coaching stint at Los Alamos, the Hilltoppers turned the ball over 28 times, including losing the ball 17 times in the second and third quarters.

  • Girls basketball: Elks top LA with late scores

    While there are some questions surrounding the Los Alamos Hilltopper girls basketball team heading into the 2010-11 season, the Hilltoppers showed they might have some answers soon.
    Friday night in their season debut, the Hilltoppers looked like they might pull out a big win against a very tough opponent the Pojoaque Elks. Instead, however, the Elks rallied from a late 6-pont deficit to earn a 53-51 victory.
    Los Alamos opened its 2010-11 campaign Friday night at Griffith Gymnasium.

  • Update 11-28-10

    Closed council session

    The Los Alamos County Council will host a closed session at 5 p.m. Thursday in the county attorney’s conference room to discuss limited personnel matters and threatened or pending litigation.

    Toys for Tots

    Help the U.S. Marines by donating new, unwrapped toys for their toy drive. Items may be dropped off at “R” wing of Los Alamos High School, in the NJROTC building by Dec. 3.

  • Animal Shelter 11-28-10

    The Los Alamos Animal Shelter, 226 East Road, 662-8179, has a great selection of on-site adoptable pets; others are in foster care with loving, temporary homes.
    All of our fully reconditioned adoptable pets are spayed or neutered, have their shots and are micro-chipped.
    Be sure to check out links to our many pets at the Friends of the Shelter Web site: www.lafos.org. You can also volunteer or make a donation.  
    Every cat only $35 with an extended two-for-one sale.

  • Be There 11-28-10

    Friday
    The annual crèche exhibit, a free community event, will be from 1-7:30 p.m. at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 4. Refreshments are provided. There will be a separate touching room where the children will find touchable nativities such as crocheted nativities and finger puppets and they can color their own creche.

  • Births 11-28-10

    Oct. 29: A girl, Abigail May Laux, born to  Kristin and Matt Laux
    Nov. 2:  A boy, Oliver David Middleton, born to  Erin and Richard Middleton
    Nov. 5: A boy, Andrew Jacob Trujillo, born to Reina and Charlie Trujillo
    Nov. 8: A girl, Callie Fe Tang, born to Hong Ye and Ming Tang
    Nov. 9: A boy, Daniel Joseph Ortiz, born to DeeAnne and Joe Ortiz
    Nov. 12: A boy, Hayden James Zollinger, born to  Bonnie and Mark Zollinger
    Nov. 12: A boy, Ashtin Alfredo Romero, born to Mindy Little Yellow Bird and Lee M. Romero

  • Wedding: Heguy-Schroeder

    Casey Daniel Smith Schroeder of Los Alamos, N.M. and Jennifer Marjorie Heguy of Los Banos, Calif. were united in marriage on May 29, 2010. The ceremony, presided over by Timothy Hammerich, and reception were celebrated at Delta Farms in Los Banos, Calif.
    Jennifer is the Daughter of Peter and JoAnn Heguy of Los Banos, Calif. and Casey is the son of Norman C. Schroeder and Barbara F. Smith of Los Alamos, N.M.

  • This week’s Youth Activity Center schedule

    Monday: Gatorball games
    Tuesday: Art straws
    Wednesday: Movies and munchies
    Thursday: Birthday board
    Friday: Decorating our tree
    Memberships are free and open to kids in third-eighth grades. After-school hours are 3-6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and noon-6 p.m. Wednesday.
    For more information, call 662-9412 or 672-1565.
    The Youth Activity Center is a program of Los Alamos Family Council.