Today's News

  • Girls basketball: Toppers open 2AAAA play with win

    BERNALILLO — A rough start to Tuesday night’s District 2AAAA-opening game could’ve spelled disaster for the Los Alamos Hilltopper girls basketball team.
    The Bernalillo Spartans controlled the action throughout the first eight minutes Tuesday night, but the Hilltoppers got things together early in the second quarter and never looked back.
    Los Alamos held Bernalillo to just two points in the second quarter and four points in the third as it rolled to a 45-27 victory in the first district contest for both teams.

  • Ski report 01-19-11

    Angel Fire
    25-30 inch base of packed powder and machine-groomed snow. No new snow reported. 45 trails and 6 lifts open.

    Enchanted Forest
    15-inch base of packed powder. No new snow reported. All trails open.

    20-inch base of packed powder and machine-groomed snow. No new snow reported. Will reopen Friday.

    Red River
    25-30 inch base of packed powder and machine-groomed snow. 2 inches of new snow reported. 35 trails and 6 lifts open.

    Sandia Peak

  • Basketball: State prep results

    Boys basketball

    Albuquerque Academy 49, Moriarty 34
    Carlsbad 62, Artesia 39
    Del Norte 49, Atrisco 47
    Dora 59, Melrose 46
    Gallup 61, Valencia 49
    La Cueva 65, Rio Rancho 30
    Mayfield 78, Deming 45
    Roswell 73, Hobbs 72
    Santa Teresa 51, Goddard 48

    Girls basketball

  • Analyzing Mental Illness

     Parts of medical science are highly developed areas where doctors can precisely nail down specific diseases and even sometimes eradicate them.
    The more vexing – and perhaps more interesting – pieces of medical science are those in which we still struggle to diagnose, let alone fully treat, major maladies.

  • Student busted with weapons

    Police intercepted a student at his home early last Thursday morning who reportedly intended to bring a gun to school that day. A report came in to the station at about 7 a.m. in reference to a text from a student stating that the police must be called right away.

    The text indicated that LAHS student Kyle William Medrick purchased a gun on Wednesday to take to Los Alamos High School Thursday.

    According to the police statement of probable cause, Medrick, 18, also had threatened other students with knives as well as an 8-inch pair of scissors recently.

  • Residents question late mail delivery

  • School board candidates unveil their platforms

    Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part series.

    Each of the three candidates for the Los Alamos Public Schools Board of Education are running uncontested.

    The Los Alamos Monitor sent out a questionnaire to those running for seats on the LAPS School Board. The three candidates sent in their responses, highlighting their qualifications and goals as school board members.

    On Thursday, the Monitor will highlight the candidates running for the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Advisory Board.

  • Governor outlines agenda in state of state speech

    SANTA FE — Republican Gov. Susana Martinez is reaching out to Democrats as the Legislature returns to work.
    Martinez used her State of the State speech Tuesday to call for a bipartisan approach to New Mexico’s pressing problems, including a $400 million budget shortfall.
    Martinez said the state’s problems can be solved only if Democrats and Republicans work together. Democrats hold majorities in the House and Senate.

  • Cooking school for people with diabetes

    For people with diabetes, selecting and preparing foods that are low in sugar, fat and sodium can be a challenge. The Los Alamos Cooperative Extension Service, in partnership with the New Mexico Department of Health Diabetes Prevention and Control Program, will offer a series of free cooking classes for people with diabetes and their family members or caretakers.

  • Be There 01-19-11

    Be sure to stop by Trinity Natural Health on Wednesday for some Food and Networking from 5:30-7 p.m. This will be a chance for everyone to meet all of the practitioners at this new health cooperative, which grew out of Kim Lazarus’ B-Fit Chiropractic business. Open to Chamber members and prospective Chamber members. 3250 Trinity Drive, Los Alamos.