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Today's News

  • Women's golf: Schmitt takes day one lead, Martinson still in the hunt

    Things are tight at the top of the leaderboard following day one of the Los Alamos City Championship women’s tournament with a pair of tournament veterans duking it out for the top spot.

    Not far behind, however, are three players within three shots of the lead heading into the second day of the two-day event.

  • Men's golf: Curt Norman fires 72, holds 2 shot lead in men’s flight

    Heading into day two, the 2010 Los Alamos City Championship men’s title is still very much up for grabs.

    The City tournament, which is being hosted by Los Alamos Golf Course, will start its second round at 8:30 a.m.

    Heading into today’s play, four players are within five strokes of the lead, while day one leader Curt Norman will try to hold on to his two-shot lead over a pair of past City champions.

  • Golf: Stam takes early senior's edge

    John Stam shot an even-par 36 on the front side of Los Alamos Golf Course Saturday to put himself in the driver’s seat for the 2010 City Championship senior men’s title.

    Stam will head into the second round this morning with a 2-shot edge over Reid Griffith and a 3-shot advantage over John Montoya.

    The second and final round of the Los Alamos City Championship is scheduled for today. Tee-time is slated for 8:30 a.m.

  • Tennis: LATC tourney wraps up today

    The men’s and women’s finals of the Los Alamos Tennis Club’s tournament are scheduled for this morning at Urban Park.

    The two-day tournament will conclude today with the final round in the singles and doubles brackets. The men’s final, which pits Andrei Vakhtin against Billy Wilton, will start at 9 a.m., while the women’s final, in which Warapa Prime will take on Lynne Higdon, is set for a 9:30 a.m. start. Other matches will start at various times today.

  • ‘Smart Grid’ puts LA on map

    If alternative energy is the world’s future, the future is now in Los Alamos.

    A contingent of top officials and scientists from Los Alamos, Los Alamos National Laboratory, the State of New Mexico and Japan met Wednesday to launch a multimillion dollar project expected to set new standards for alternative energy use worldwide.

    The launch of the roughly $27 million Los Alamos Smart Grid project included 25 guests from the Japanese smart-grid industry and NEDO, the New Energy & Industrial Technology Development Organization.

  • Smart Grid puts LA on map

    If alternative energy is the world’s future, the future is now in Los Alamos.

    A contingent of top officials and scientists from Los Alamos, Los Alamos National Laboratory, the State of New Mexico and Japan met Wednesday to launch a multimillion dollar project expected to set new standards for alternative energy use worldwide.

     

    Read the full story in today's Monitor.

  • Dancing and romancing at Ashley Pond

    The Hot Club of Cowtown returns to the Los Alamos County Summer Concert Series at 7 p.m. Friday at Ashley Pond. This will be their fifth LA appearance. They’re exceptionally good and all ages will love them, unless the only music you dig is classical, rap, heavy metal or hip-hop. Even if that’s the case, you can always have a picnic and just check out the scene. On the hottest summer night, it’s always cool on Fridays at the Pond.

  • WEATHER ALERT!Flash Flood Watch in effect for area through Saturday evening

    The National Weather Service issued the following watch advisory early Friday morning; check back here often for additional updates as they become available...

    A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM NOON MDT FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A

  • Recovery loses momentum as consumers remain cautious

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The recovery lost momentum in the spring as growth slowed to a 2.4 percent pace, its most sluggish showing in nearly a year and too weak to drive down unemployment.

    Consumers spent less, companies slowed their restocking of shelves and the nation's trade deficit dragged more on the economy in the April-to-June quarter. In a separate report, the Commerce Department said the recession was deeper than previously estimated.

  • July the deadliest month of Afghan war for US

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — NATO announced Friday that six more U.S. troops have died in Afghanistan, bringing the death toll for July to at least 66 and surpassing the previous month's record as the deadliest for American forces in the nearly 9-year-old war.