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Today's News

  • Hockey: Year-End Tourney at Taos will determine state champ

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper hockey team will head into the Year-End Tournament this weekend as the No. 2 seed.
    The Year-End Tournament, which will determine the New Mexico Interscholastic Ice Hockey League champion, will start Friday and continue through Sunday at the Taos Youth and Family Center.
    Los Alamos, the reigning state champion, will go into the tournament after a 15-2-1 regular season. It finished right behind Taos, the tournament’s top seed, which posted a 16-2 record this year.

  • LAHS spring sports start this weekend with baseball, tennis

    Spring is starting early in northern New Mexico. At least it is for a pair of Los Alamos Hilltopper programs.
    Both the Hilltopper baseball and tennis teams open their seasons this weekend, officially kicking off the spring 2011 sports season.
    Los Alamos’ boys and girls tennis teams will head south to play in the two-day Carlsbad Invitational, which starts Friday. Saturday, the Los Alamos baseball team has a season-opening doubleheader scheduled in Farmington against Piedra Vista.

  • LAHS ATHLETICS: Wrestlers, swimmers battle at state

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper wrestling and swimming and diving teams took part in the state championship meets this past weekend.

     

  • Otowi Station's Best Sellers 02-24-11

    1.  “Cutting for Stone,”
    Abraham Verghese

    2.  “Amazing Armadillos,”
    Jennifer McKerley
     3.  “Constitution of the United States,” National Center for Constitutional Studies, ed.
    4.  “The Art of Racing in the Rain,” Garth Stein
     5.  “The Green Glass Sea,” Ellen Klages
    6.  “American Prometheus,” Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin

  • Top 10 Movies 02-24-11

    1.  “Unknown,” weekend gross, $21.8 million
    2.  “I Am Number Four,” weekend gross, $19.4 million
    3.  “Gnomeo and Juliet”
    weekend gross, $19.1 million
     4.  “Just Go With It,” weekend gross, $18.4 million
    5. “Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son,”
    weekend gross, $16.3 million
    6.  “Justin Bieber: Never Say Never,” weekend gross, $13.3  million

  • Out and about 02-22-11

    Art receptions

    “Slow Clay” by Willi Singleton, Susan Linnell and Myo On will open with a reception from 5-8:30 p.m. March 4 at Weyrich Gallery/The Rare Vision Art Galerie, 2935 D Louisiana Blvd. NE, Albuquerque.

    A First Saturday reception will be from 3-5 p.m. at Johnsons of Madrid, 2843 Highway 14 N., Madrid. For more information call 471-1054.

    Talks

  • LA Happenings 02-24-11

    Music
    Lads of Enchantment, a chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, invites the public to join them in song.  Besides the enjoyment of singing in harmony, our barbershop chorus and quartets experience the thrill of performing in the community. They meet at 7:15 p.m. on Thursdays at the United Church of Los Alamos, Graves Hall. Attendees will find their chapter meetings are well planned, musically satisfying and fun. Visitors are welcome.
     

  • Billboard Top 25 Singles 02-24-11

    1.  Born This Way, Lady Gaga
    2. Firework, Katy Perry
    3.  Grenade, Bruno Mars
    4. Black and Yellow, Wiz Khalifa
    5. F**kin’ Perfect, P!nk
    6.  Tonight (I’m Lovin’ You), Enrique Iglesias featuring Ludacris and
    DJ Frank
    7.  F**k You (Forget You), Cee Lo Green
    8. S&M, Rihanna
    9.  The Time (Dirty Bit),
    The Black Eyed Peas
    10.  Hold It Against Me, Britney Spears
    11.  What the Hell, Avril Lavigne

  • Iranian film wins at Berlin film festival

    BERLIN — Iranian director Asghar Farhadi’s “Nader and Simin, A Separation,” a drama that centers on a disintegrating marriage, won the best movie honor and swept the acting awards at the Berlin film festival on Saturday.
    A six-member jury led by actress Isabella Rossellini handed the movie the top Golden Bear prize and its ensemble cast, led by Peyman Moadi and Leila Hatami, both the best actor and the best actress awards.
    “I never would have thought that I would win this prize,” Farhadi said as he collected the Golden Bear.

  • Celebrity News 02-24-11

    Artist sues Kevin Costner to force sculpture sale

    DEADWOOD, S.D. — An artist who created a bronze sculpture for Kevin Costner is suing the actor to force him to sell the work of art.
    Peggy Detmers says she spent more than six years creating the sculpture of 14 bison and three American Indian hunters for a resort Costner had planned to open in South Dakota’s Black Hills.
    The Rapid City Journal says Detmers values the sculpture at $2.2 million.