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Today's News

  • Girls soccer: LA tops Oñate, falls to Las Cruces at tourney

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper girls soccer team split its final two games of the Albuquerque Academy Invitational this weekend.
    After falling 2-0 to Sue Cleveland to open the Academy tournament Thursday, the Hilltoppers fell in Friday’s second round to Las Cruces 1-0 in two overtime periods. To finish off the three-day tournament, the Hilltoppers bounced back to knock off Oñate 3-0.

  • Football: LA has chances, but miscues prove costly

    FARMINGTON — It could’ve been worse, but it could’ve been better, too.
    On its first road trip of the 2010 season and the first road trip in the career of head coach Garett Williams, the Los Alamos Hilltopper football team had a tall order, taking on the fifth-ranked team in Class AAAA, the Farmington Scorpions.
    The Scorpions, who had a mammoth offensive and defensive line, controlled the point of attack for much of the game, and cruised in the second half to a 41-12 victory at Hutchison Stadium.

  • Volleyball: LA upends Roswell to take victory at Zia

     

    This season, the Los Alamos Hilltoppper volleyball team has been desperately seeking a win that was going to jump-start this season.

    That win could well have just happened.

    In the final of the Zia Classic Invitational Tournament in Roswell, Los Alamos stunned the Roswell Coyotes to take the tournament title. Los Alamos held off for a big set one victory, then crushed the Coyotes in the second set.

    The third set got hairy at the end, but the Hilltoppers held on to earn a 25-23, 25-14, 25-23 victory and grab a big early season win.

  • LANS picnic honors 9/11

    A somber ceremony led by Los Alamos National Laboratory Director Michael Anastasio Saturday afternoon at Overlook Park was filled with memories of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack and the people who lost their lives on that horrific day.

    "We all felt vulnerable that day in a way we've never felt before and unlike the rest of the population - we get to come to work everyday and we have the ability to do something about it," Anastasio said.

  • Tuesday school board meeting

    There will be a school board meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Pajarito Cliffs Site 101, Camino Entrada Bldg. 1.

  • Obama says voters may blame him for economy

     

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama insisted Friday that the U.S. economy is digging itself out of the deepest recession in decades but conceded that "progress has been painfully slow" and many voters in November's elections may blame him.

    Facing a rising jobless rate, Obama told a White House news conference: "For all the progress we've made, we're not there yet. And that means the people are frustrated and that means people are angry."

  • New Mexico’s public pension plan going broke

    Analysis by professors at the University of Chicago and Northwestern University predicts that New Mexico will be one of the states to suffer a collapse of its public pension plan in the next two decades.  
    They predict that New Mexico will run out of pension revenue in 2023, and the following year be required to pay out $2.6 billion in public employee pensions, a sum representing 46 percent of the entire state annual budget revenue.  

  • Get relief from an annual rite of passage

    It’s an annual rite of passage for those who suffer from seasonal allergies: blocked sinuses, loss of sense of smell, recurring headaches and a feeling of “pressure” on the face.
    Yes, it’s sinus season. Sinusitis affects approximately 37 million people in the U.S. each year, but we’ve got a state-of-the-art method for treating this common ailment.
    What is sinusitis?

  • Community events

    Library seeks donations

    Los Alamos Middle School’s library plays a critical role in increasing literacy among students, assisting teachers with their curriculum and contributing to your child’s lifelong joy of reading.
    There simply is not enough money in the budget to fill the library with the books students and teachers need for reading and research.

  • Engagements

    Peter and Jodi Pazuchanics are proud to announce the engagement of their youngest daughter, Fawn Pazuchanics, to Scott Hanson, son of Steve and Barb Hanson.
    The bride-to-be is a 2002 graduate of Los Alamos High School and received her bachelor’s of science degree in anthropology and bachelor’s of arts degree in English from the University of New Mexico in 2006.
    The groom-to-be is a 2008 graduate of the University of New Mexico with a business administration degree in management information systems.