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Today's News

  • Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation needs suppo

    We would like to introduce you to the Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation. The mission of LAPS Foundation is to enrich the educational experience of our students through community investment.
    Through the financial support of this community, the LAPS Foundation has met many goals by funding programs and projects, including:
    •Classroom  makeovers, $90,000
    •Wireless microphones, $17,000
    •Classroom materials, $20,400
    •College and career planning, $5,000
    •Teacher professional development, $28,000

  • St. Dimitri welcomes Anderson as new priest

    Saint Dimitri Orthodox Church in Los Alamos recently received the assignment of a new priest for their mission community.  

  • FSN class has IMPACT

    Family Strengths Network is hosting IMPACT Personal Safety of Santa Fe for a class that empowers participants ages 16 to adult to pay attention to their instincts and speak up — or yell out.  The class will be from 6-8:30 p.m. at FSN, 1990 Diamond Dr. (in the Pueblo Complex). Darya Peterson will teach the class.
    Participants will practice defensive body language but will not learn physical fighting techniques.
    In one-and-a-half hours, the two-part class will cover Personal Safety 101 and Healthy Relationships.

  • 11-7-10 Births

    Oct. 13: A girl, Anika Jaymee Armijo, born to Michelle Duran and Jason Armijo

    Oct. 21: A girl, Lara Sophie Jung, born to Jennifer and Daniel Jung

    Oct. 22: A girl, Sophia Maye Perea, born to Mary and Danny Perea

    Oct. 25: A boy, Calvin Jesse Webb, born to Jennifer Lee and Nicholas Daniel Webb

    Oct. 29:   A boy,  Jason Procopio Lujan, born to Angelina and Jeremy Lujan

  • Girls soccer: LA advances to 4A title game but falls in finale to Academy

    ALBUQUERQUE — An improbable run through the state Class AAAA playoffs came to an end for the Los Alamos Hilltopper girls soccer team, exactly the way it had for each of the previous two seasons.
    Los Alamos, the No. 6 seed in the AAAA postseason, upended a pair of tough opponents in the quarterfinals and semifinals of the playoffs, but couldn’t overcome the final, biggest hurdle, falling to the Albuquerque Academy Chargers Saturday morning.

  • Boys cross country: Toppers finish second in 4A title race behind Academy

    RIO RANCHO — To take down the giant, the Los Alamos Hilltopper boys cross country team did just about everything it needed to do.
    Unfortunately for Los Alamos, however, the giant didn’t cooperate.
    Los Alamos put together a strong effort at the Class AAAA state championship race Saturday morning, taking three of the top 13 individual slots. But the Albuquerque Academy Chargers did what they do best, dominate the front part of the race and hold on until the end.

  • Cross country: LA girls team earns a record 15th championship

    RIO RANCHO — There’s a new undisputed champion of girls cross country.
    With a big victory Saturday, the Los Alamos Hilltopper girls cross country team earned its 15th state title in school history, surpassing Gallup High School to earn its spot in New Mexico history.
    Los Alamos took home its record 15th blue trophy with solid victory over its arch-rival, Albuquerque Academy. Los Alamos finished with 42 team points, less than half the total of Academy’s Chargers, the only other team in AAAA to finish with less than a triple-digit score.

  • Soccer: Topper boys upend Eagles, win their first state title since 1986

    ALBUQUERQUE — It’s been a long time coming. Twenty-four years to be exact.
    But Saturday night in front of a packed house at the Albuquerque Public Schools Soccer Complex, the 2010 version of the Los Alamos Hilltopper boys soccer team pulled off what so many other teams before it had tried to do and not succeeded.
    The Hilltoppers hoisted the championship trophy.

  • 'TOPPER TEAMS WIN 2 STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS!

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper sports program got a huge boost Saturday as the girls cross country team came away with their 15th AAAA state championship. To read the story, click here.

    Meanwhile, the boys soccer team won their first AAAA state championship trophy since 1986. Click here for the story, or pick up a copy of the Sunday Los Alamos Monitor.

  • Young guns aim to make their mark

    The impression that it’s a battle to run a business in Los Alamos hasn’t deterred a growing crop of young entrepreneurs from returning to town after college to set up shop.

    Melissa Paternoster, a Los Alamos native, purchased the Blue Window Restaurant in June. Paternoster is a graduate of Los Alamos High School and attended the University of New Mexico.