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Today's News

  • Hockey: LA starts tourney Saturday

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper hockey team has three games scheduled in the upcoming Taos Mid-Season Tournament.
    The tournament, which starts Friday in Taos, includes all 10 teams from the New Mexico Interscholastic Ice Hockey League.
    Los Alamos, which is currently second in league standings, has a pair of games scheduled Saturday and a third Sunday.
    It will take on Cibola bright and early Saturday — game time is set for 7:15 a.m. — then face Albuquerque’s Outkast at 1:45 p.m. Sunday’s game against La Cueva is set for 11:30 a.m.

  • Religion listings 01-07-11

    Baha’i Faith
    For information, e-mail losalamosla@gmail.com. For general information, call the Baha’i Faith phone at 1-800-228-6483.
    Bethlehem Lutheran

  • House of Hope volunteers share their experiences

    The House of Hope Women from Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church invites everyone — men, women and youth — to a light supper at 5 p.m. Saturday in Kelly Hall at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church, 3900 Trinity Drive, to talk about their home building trips to Juárez, Mexico.
    Many in the community have supported their mission trips over the last six years and have voiced that theya, too, might be interested in a home building mission trip.  

  • Wish comes true for local youths

    Los Alamos teenagers dreaming of a place to call their own have little more than 30 days to wait. The Los Alamos County Council granted the longtime wish to local youth through its unanimous approval of a new teen center near the high school.
    During its Dec. 21 regular meeting, council approved a $189,327 contract with the Family YMCA to operate an interim teen center. The contract has an effective date of Jan. 15 and the goal is to open the center on Feb. 14.

  • Wish comes true for local youths

    Los Alamos teenagers dreaming of a place to call their own have little more than 30 days to wait. The Los Alamos County Council granted the longtime wish to local youth through its unanimous approval of a new teen center near the high school.
    During its Dec. 21 regular meeting, council approved a $189,327 contract with the Family YMCA to operate an interim teen center. The contract has an effective date of Jan. 15 and the goal is to open the center on Feb. 14.

  • Arctic blast keeps LA in deep freeze

    A massive blast of artic air pushed into the area and across the state Christmas Eve and many areas have experienced difficulty warming up again.
    “This is because of the inversion that occurs this time of year,” said meteorologist Chuck Jones from the National Oceanic Atmospheric  Administration office in Albuquerque. “But it’s not extraordinary by any means to have temperatures below freezing for six or seven days in a row.”

  • LAPS ponders investments

    Los Alamos Public Schools and Los Alamos National Bank are forming a partnership. LAPS has money it would like to invest and LANB wants to help in guiding those investments.

  • Update 01-07-11

    Waffle breakfast
    A waffle breakfast will be from 7:30-10 a.m. this Saturday, at the Masonic Temple in Los Alamos, to raise funds for the Julie Meadow’s Memorial Scholarship.  Meadows was a Los Alamos resident that passed away of brain cancer on Dec. 13, 2009.  Tickets are $6 at the door for  “all you can eat” Belgian waffles, bacon, sausage, eggs, juice and coffee. Proceeds from the event will be donated to Meadows’ scholarship fund, as directed by the White Rock Presbyterian Church.

    Public meeting

  • Protect domestic animals during cold weather

    ALBUQUERQUE — Animal Protection of New Mexico would like to remind people that protecting domestic animals from freezing weather is the law. New Mexico’s state cruelty law (NMSA 30-18-1) mandates that animals be provided with adequate shelter.
    Most local city and county animal ordinances contain provisions for shelter requirements to protect animals.

  • US says too much fluoride in water

    ATLANTA (AP) — Fluoride in drinking water — credited with dramatically cutting cavities and tooth decay — may now be too much of a good thing. Getting too much of it causes spots on some kids' teeth.

    A reported increase in the spotting problem is one reason the federal government will announce Friday it plans to lower the recommended levels for fluoride in water supplies — the first such change in nearly 50 years.