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Today's News

  • Sacred Harp

    Sacred Harp singers from Colorado and New Mexico will converge on Fuller Lodge for the 21st Annual Rocky Mountain Shape note Convention from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sept. 25-26.
    Los Alamos resident Claire Singleton will be one of the performers during the two-day singing event. Singleton, originally from Oxford, England, has been a Sacred Harp singer, or shape note singer, for more than 10 years.

  • Collaboration results in artistic expression

    Editor’s note: Fran and Donny asked that their last names not be used in this story.

    Fran and Donny have been matched for two and a half years in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program in Los Alamos. Fran wanted someone to share her creative side with and Donny is a child with a creative side, so the two are a great match.

  • It’s time to show your ’Topper pride

    This is the perfect week to look at Asset number 24, Bonding to School. Welcome to Homecoming week, lets go Hilltoppers!
    On Sunday, the senior class will head up to LA Mountain to paint the rocks that form LA. If all goes well, the LA could be visible for miles. We should all rally as a community and have each person carry one rock up there and put it in place one summer.

  • ‘Geothermal energy: The real thing or a passing fad?’

    The next meeting of the Los Alamos Geological Society will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the Christian Church, 92 East Road.
    The featured speaker will be Dr. Shari Kelley of the New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources. Her talk is entitled, “Geothermal Energy — The Real Thing or a Passing Fad?”
    New Mexico has much potential for low- to moderate-temperature geothermal resource development that will provide direct heating for buildings, greenhouses and aquaculture.

  • Sandia mourns death of former executive

  • American woman released from prison in Iran arrives in US

    NEW YORK (AP) — A spokeswoman says an American woman who was held in Iran for more than 13 months has returned to the United States.

    Spokeswoman Samantha Topping says Sarah Shourd arrived in the country Sunday morning. She wouldn't specify where but says Shourd is on her way to New York for a news conference later Sunday.

    Shourd, her fiance and another man were detained in July 2009 along the Iran-Iraq border. Iran has accused them of spying. Their families say they were hiking, and if they crossed the border, they did so accidentally.

  • Sheriff's search for 13 members of LA-area 'cult'

    PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say five adults and eight children from a "cult-like" group in Southern California have been reported missing by their families.

    Los Angeles County Sheriff's captain Mike Parker says the group from the Palmdale area disappeared Saturday and left behind evidence that they were awaiting the rapture or some catastrophic event.

  • Football: LA topped by Bloomfield, 19-15

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper football team lost for the second straight week in the Four Corners area Friday night.
    The Bloomfield Bobcats came back from a late fourth quarter deficit to defeat the Hilltoppers 19-15 at Bloomfield.

  • Schedule Sept. 20-25

    Monday
    Golf: Los Alamos Invitational, boys and girls varsity, 9 a.m.

    Football: St. Pius X at Los Alamos, C team, 4 p.m.

    Girls soccer: Taos at Los Alamos, C team, 4 p.m.

    Boys soccer: Hope Christian at Los Alamos, JV, 4 p.m.

    Tuesday
    Girls soccer: Los Alamos at Bernalillo, varsity, 4 p.m.; Santa Fe at Los Alamos, C team, 4 p.m.

    Boys soccer: Los Alamos at Bernalillo, varsity, 6 p.m.; Santa Fe at Los Alamos, C team, 4 p.m.

  • Girls soccer: LA thumped on road by Academy, 5-1

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper girls soccer team was again routed Friday, but this time by a team it really wanted to beat.
    The Hilltoppers fell on the road Friday to the top-ranked Albuquerque Academy Chargers. The Chargers ran away with the big Class AAAA contest, 5-1.
    This was the first time in three seasons the Chargers scored a victory over the Hilltoppers during the regular season, although, the Chargers bounced back in each of the previous two seasons to top the Hilltoppers in the state championship game.