Today's News

  • Manning will get 5 yrs., $95 mil with Broncos

    DENVER (AP) — All that's needed is Peyton Manning's autograph.

    After being pursued by teams around the NFL, the QB with four MVP awards is headed to the land of John Elway and Tim Tebow, agreeing to a contract with Denver that could make the Broncos an instant Super Bowl contender. It could also send one of the NFL's most intriguing young players packing.

    So much for Tebowmania.

  • Police: 2 women snatch puppy from NM 4-year-old

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say two women have snatched a puppy out of a 4-year-old's arms and authorities believe the duo may be linked to other crimes.

    KOAT-TV reports that police said the poodle puppy, Pip, was taken out of the arms of four-year-old Olivia Lippert as she was playing outside of her southwest Albuquerque home. The girl said the two women took the puppy after they pulled up in a gray car and asked to see the dog.

    The girl then ran inside to tell her mother.

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  • Race is on for county council

    Three Democrats and three Republicans will be on the primary and general election ballot for county council, following the 5 p.m. filing deadline Tuesday.

    On the Democrat side, Peter Sheehey drew the number one ballot position, followed by Kenneth Johnson at number two and Kristin Henderson at number three.

    On the Republican side, Marc Clay drew the number one spot, followed by Vincent Chiravalle at number two and Roger Waterman at number three.

    In the county clerk race, it will be council chair Sharon Stover against Nathan Hjelm.

    The primary election is slated for June 5, but all candidates will also be on the general election ballot in November. There are three slots open on council.

  • Dispatch from District 43


    By Jim Hall, State Representative for District 43

  • Heavy snow, strong winds strike Ariz, 31K lose power in NM; NMED issues dust notice

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A winter storm and high winds struck parts of Arizona and New Mexico on Sunday, causing hazardous driving conditions, power outages and school cancellations.

    The fast moving storm forced the National Weather Service to place parts of northern New Mexico under a winter storm warning until midnight Monday as heavy snow and wind from Arizona was expected to quickly blanket the area.

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  • Boys track rolls to big win Saturday

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper boys track and field team earned a crushing victory at Saturday’s Bernalillo Invitational
    The Hilltopper boys grabbed 155.5 points, nearly as many as the next three teams put together. They finished 99-1/2 points ahead of runner-up Santa Fe to earn the victory in Bernalillo.
    Sean Reardon, who has had a strong start to the season, earned one the Hilltoppers’ first two state qualification marks of the 2012 season. Reardon won the 1,600 meter race posting a time of 4 minutes, 32.31 seconds, nearly six seconds underneath 4A qualification.

  • Softball takes second at Aztec Invite

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper softball team earned its way into the championship game of the Aztec Invitational tournament this weekend.
    The Hilltoppers scored a pair of victories in pool play Friday, knocking off both Kirtland Central and Shiprock to get to the tournament finale. Saturday, however, the Hilltoppers couldn’t overcome a pair of big innings by Aztec’s Tigers.
    Los Alamos picked up a 4-0 shutout win over Kirtland Central and pushed 11 runs across the plate in one inning to take an 11-7 win over Shiprock. In the championship game, Aztec prevailed 12-4.
    Hilltopper ace Monika Teter tossed a complete game to top Kirtland Central’s Broncos. Teter gave up just four hits through seven innings.

  • LA earns 7-2 victory over Cleveland

    SANTA FE — There are plenty of questions surrounding the Los Alamos Hilltopper boys tennis team this season.
    So far, however, the Hilltoppers have been able to answer those questions.
    After losing five of its top six to graduation last year, the up-and-coming lineup members have come through so far for the Hilltoppers, as they did Saturday against Cleveland. The Hilltoppers took all six singles contests to earn a solid 7-2 victory over the Storm, a Class 5A team.
    It was a big win for Los Alamos, which is still trying to settle in on a permanent lineup. The team’s anchor, however, is playing as good of tennis as he has through his career.