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Today's News

  • Arctic blast coats South in treacherous snow, ice

    ATLANTA (AP) — Southerners more accustomed to sunshine than snow ditched wrecked cars on icy roadsides and huddled in chilly, dark homes Monday as a wintry blast swept the region and threatened days of treacherous conditions.

  • Drivers warned of snowy conditions in northern NM

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Snow and ice are making for difficult driving conditions in northern New Mexico's high country.

    The state Department of Transportation says crews were out Monday morning along sections of Interstate 25 plowing snow and spreading salt and cinders on the roadways.

    It is snowing heavily along a 60 mile stretch of the highway from Colmor to Raton and drivers are asked to slow down and be extra careful.

  • Girls basketball: Toppers upend Sartans Friday night

    ALBUQUERQUE — While “must-win” might have been too strong of a moniker, the Los Alamos Hilltopper girls basketball team knew Friday night’s contest was a “probably should win.”
    And the team responded.
    Facing a tough challenger on the road, Los Alamos earned a big victory over the St. Pius X Sartans.
    It was the second of three tough games the Hilltoppers played this week. They lost Tuesday to Class 5A Volcano Vista on the road, then lost to a very good Class 5A team in Sandia Saturday night, 52-33 at home.

  • Swim teams earn victories at home

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper boys and girls swimming and diving teams cruised to victory over their two opponents Saturday.
    With just the three competing teams in attendance, Los Alamos’ girls racked up point to hold off Taos, while in the boys competition, Los Alamos grabbed 513 points, easily topping runner-up Hope Christian.

  • LA wrestlers win one of five duals

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper wrestling team took one victory in five duals matches at the Moriarty Invitational Saturday.
    Los Alamos, wrestling for the first time in nearly a month, got off to a slow start at the Moriarty dual meet, hosted by the Pintos, one of the top Class 4A teams in the state. However, Los Alamos regrouped quickly to pick up a win over Sandia in its second contest of the day.
    The Hilltoppers topped Sandia’s Matadors by a final of 39-30. They would lose to Del Norte 31-18, Moriarty 60-18, Las Vegas Robertson 51-12 and Santa Fe 37-24.

  • Program helps library patrons learn a new language

    Mango Languages is a new database being offered by Los Alamos County Library System and it’s free and accessible from either the library or at home.
    Mango includes 29 foreign language courses and 15 courses in English as a Second Language-English for speakers of 15 different first languages.

  • Upholding the 'Spirit of the West'

    The 2010 Community Asset/Spirit of the West awards were presented Saturday night at the Best Western Hilltop House Hotel.
    The second annual event garnered 44 nominations with recipients ranging from county councilors and Kiwanians, to a middle school student and one spectacular senior citizen.
    Los Alamos High School student Corbin Pfeffer and 91 year old Lorin Cox were selected for the first-time presentation of the Director’s Award.

  • Take a trip for spring break

    There’s still time to sign up for the annual spring break trip to Washington, D.C. This trip is available to Los Alamos Middle School and home-schooled eighth grade students.
    The trip is private and not a school-sponsored trip. Sign up forms for the 29th annual 8th grade spring break trip to Washington, D.C. can be obtained at the Los Alamos Middle School office or can be found on the LAMS homepage.

  • LA-area veterans input needed

    At 11:30 a.m. Jan. 19, the designers of the New Mexico Veterans Museum will conduct a meeting for Los Alamos-area veterans at the Los Alamos National Lab’s Otowi building, second floor cafeteria, side rooms A, B and C.
    Retired Marine Corps Col. Joe Long, the museum planner, will present a multimedia description of the project, solicit ideas from the public and answer questions.  Attendance by a representative of the New Mexico Department of Veterans Services is also planned.  

  • Be There 01-09-11

    Monday
    Al Elliott will speak on the subject of easy-care iris: specific varieties for six months of color at the Summit Garden Club meeting. Visitors are welcome. For information contact Betsy Comly, 672-1574.

    Chapter AK of the P.E.O. international sisterhood will meet at Bette Leland’s home, 233 Andanada. Ruth Lier will present a program entitled Reindeer and the Northern Climes.

    Tuesday