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Today's News

  • Study day set for Thursday

    Los Alamos Middle School seventh graders will participate in Discover New Mexico Interdisciplinary study day on Thursday.
    The interactive and hands-on workshops will be presented from 8 a.m.-2:40 p.m., with a New Mexico theme.
    Presenters from around the state will involve students in interactive and hands-on workshops exploring New Mexico history, arts, culture, science and math.
    Some of the scheduled math and science topics will include information regarding ongoing research and development at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

  • Be There 10-19-10

    Today
    A talk on “Nuclear Weapons, Past, Present and Future” will be given by LANL weapons programs expert Joseph C. Martz at an open meeting of the Los Alamos Committee on Arms Control and International Security in Graves Hall at the United Church.  The meeting will start at 7 p.m. with brief reports and business followed at 7:30 p.m. by Martz, who was named in 2009 as the inaugural William J. Perry Fellow in International Security at Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation.
    Wednesday

  • Autumn’s in the air

    Central  Avenue is ablaze with vibrant colors, reflecting beautiful fall days the community is experiencing.

  • 'Ninja burglar' fled to Los Alamos

    The Santa Fe boy dubbed the “ninja burglar” for reportedly donning a hood and black clothing and wielding an axe in the course of an alleged burglary was captured on 9th Street Saturday.
    “We received an anonymous tip about 2:30 p.m. that Shalom Katz was inside apartment #15 at 1203 9th St., and we dispatched officers to that address,” Los Alamos Deputy Chief Kevin Purtymun said. “When Cpl. Larry Baker and Cpl. Alfred Roybal arrived, the suspect was sitting outside in front of the apartment.”

  • White Rock Civic Complex gains support

    Despite some discussion regarding location, size and combining organizations in one space, the majority who attended the public hearing about the proposed White Rock Civic Complex on Oct. 13 agreed on one thing – the project should be approved.
    Most of the seats at the White Rock Town hall were filled for the meeting, which the Los Alamos Capital Improvement Projects Evaluation and Oversight Committee hosted.

  • 'Tiger Eyes' is shooting in area

    SANTA FE—Gov. Bill Richardson today announced that the film Tiger Eyes is being shot in New Mexico. The film is an adaptation of the young adult novel by bestselling author Judy Blume.  
    The production is shooting in Santa Fe, Albuquerque, and Los Alamos and is expected to hire more than 100 New Mexico cast and crew.  
    “Judy Blume’s novels are known throughout the world for their character-driven, relatable stories that take on real-life issues, and I am sure this will be a tremendous success,” Richardson said.

  • Police Beat 10-19-10

    Police Beat items are compiled from public information contained in Los Alamos Police Department Records. Charges or citations listed in Police Beat do not imply innocence or guilt.

    Oct. 7

    1:38 a.m. – Brock Koehler, 22, of Los Alamos was arrested at 74 Isleta Dr., and charged with providing alcohol to a minor following an investigation into reports of a loud party at that address.

  • Men's basketball: NMSU is 2nd in WAC poll

    LAS CRUCES — The New Mexico State University men’s basketball team was picked to finish second in the preseason WAC coaches and media polls. The NMSU Aggies are the defending 2010 WAC Tournament Champions.
    Senior forward Wendell McKines and junior forward Troy Gillenwater were preseason first team All-WAC selections on both the coaches and media ballots.
    The Aggies were the only program to have two players on the first team.

  • LAHS athletics: Student-athlete will have petition review

    Members of Los Alamos High School’s administration will be in attendance at a hardship petition hearing Wednesday in Albuquerque.
    A LAHS transfer student is scheduled to have his petition reviewed to see if he is eligible to play boys basketball at the start of the 2010-11 season Wednesday morning. The review, which will be heard by the New Mexico Activities Association, the governing body of most interscholastic sports in the state, is scheduled for 10 a.m.

  • Cross country: LA sub-varsity girls teams, boys C team earn wins

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper girls cross country teams pulled off a big trifecta this weekend.
    The Hilltopper varsity, junior varsity and C teams all took top honors at the Rio Rancho Jamboree Saturday. Although official sub-varsity individual results were still pending, the Hilltopper teams dominated the sub-varsity races.
    Also for Los Alamos, the Hilltopper C team boys, led by sophomore Scott Kramer, took four top-10 finishes to earn a victory in that race. Kramer, who has missed some running time this season, was the top individual finisher in that race.