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Today's News

  • People in the News 01-23-11

    Julia A. Kautz of Los Alamos made the scholastic honor roll for the fall term at Oregon State University. Kautz is a junior and pre-civil engineering major. To be on the honor roll, students must carry at least 12 graded hours of course work.

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    Ten students from the Los Alamos area are among the 625 students on the 2010 fall semester dean’s honor roll at Eastern New Mexico University.

  • Community announcements 01-23-11

    Get your face painted

    Los Alamos Youth Leadership team will paint faces on Tuesday at LAHS for the Española basketball game. Prices start at $2, for a chance to enhance your green and gold spirit. Los Alamos Youth Leadership is sponsored by the Juvenile Justice Advisory Board.

    Bracelets for sale

  • Gardener’s calendar class offered at PEEC

    Well-known master gardener Martha Davis will teach an introductory-level gardening class called “The Gardener’s Calendar” from 7-9 p.m. Feb. 1 at Pajarito Environmental Education Center, 3540 Orange St.
    Have you ever wondered when a good time of year would be for some gardening task? What do gardeners do in the winter? The class will take you on a tour of the gardening year and share ideas about times for composting, making new beds, planting trees, starting seeds indoors, starting native plants and perennials, pruning, grafting, etc.

  • Richardson recognized nationally

    SANTA FE—Former Gov. Bill Richardson was recognized for his work to advance the arts in New Mexico and make them more accessible to all New Mexicans.  
    Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading non-profit organization for advancing the arts, and The United States Conference of Mayors selected Richardson for their 2011 Public Leadership in the Arts Award.
    The award was presented Thursday during The United States Conference of Mayors 79th annual winter meeting.

  • Trinity Drive: A business perspective

    Not much has changed over the 23 years that we have been doing business on Trinity Drive. Year after year we see the same trends with our customers.  
    We serve about 400 customers a day and the vast majority of them arrive via automobile.
    At lunch, most don’t travel very far, probably half come from within a two block radius. We are within two blocks of thousands of square feet of office space on the north side of Trinity.  
    But most of our customers choose to drive that distance. Why?

  • Girls basketball: Topper defense stymies Demons

    Just three days after getting all 10 of its players in the scoring column, the Los Alamos Hilltopper girls basketball team got nine of 10 on the board.
    Friday against the Santa Fe Demons, Los Alamos turned in another excellent, team-oriented offensive showing. The team defense wasn’t too bad, either.
    Using a balanced scoring attack, the Hilltoppers dominated the Santa Fe Demons, picking up a 47-32 victory to improve to 2-0 in District 2AAAA play.

  • Boys basketball: LA falls to Santa Fe in district contest

    SANTA FE — Straight off the heels of its biggest game of the season, the Los Alamos Hilltopper boys basketball team had a shot at getting a share of the early District 2AAAA lead.
    Instead, the Hilltoppers again struggled to find their offensive rhythm and dropped its second district contest of the season.

  • Wrestling: Toppers take 4th at Aztec dual meet

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper wrestling team finished strong at the Aztec Tiger Duals Saturday.
    Facing some solid competition in their pool, the Hilltoppers pulled off a fourth-place finish at the 10-team meet, hosted by Aztec, one of the premier programs in Class 4A.

  • Schedule for Jan. 24-29

    Monday

    Boys basketball: West Las Vegas at LAMS, seventh grade, 4 p.m.; eighth grade, 5 p.m.

     

    Tuesday

    Boys basketball: Española Valley at Los Alamos, C team, 4 p.m.; JV, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m.

     

    Wednesday

    Girls basketball: Los Alamos at Española Valley, C team, 4 p.m.; JV, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m.

     

    Friday

    Boys basketball: Los Alamos at Capital, C team, 4 p.m.; JV, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m.; LAMS Invite, seventh and eighth grade, TBA.

  • Blue Star Mothers join forces with Otowi Station

    Otowi Station Bookstore and the Blue Star Mothers of America are partnering to collect gently used books to send to U.S. servicemen, women and veterans. Contributors may drop off books during business hours at Otowi Station Bookstore, 1350 Central Avenue.
    “Our customers have already brought in enough books to fill four large cartons,” said Ellen Ben-Naim, coordinator of the project at Otowi Station. “We’re so happy to help get books into the hands of men and women serving in all branches of our armed forces.”