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  • Softball: Toppers win 2-4A crown with sweep

    BERNALILLO — Apparently, the Los Alamos Hilltopper softball team got hot at the right time.

    Los Alamos’ impressive win streak it started more than a month ago, but on Saturday, it blossomed into a District 2AAAA championship.

    Los Alamos leapt the final hurdle of the 2AAAA race Saturday, taking both ends of a doubleheader from Bernalillo’s Spartans. Pitcher Monika Teter earned the victory in the first game, then came back in the nightcap to close out the win.

  • Baseball: LA splits road twinbill vs. Bernalillo

    BERNALILLO — Few will ever accuse the 2010 Los Alamos Hilltopper baseball team of not having a flair for the dramatic.

    In its quest to earn the District 2AAAA championship, Los Alamos had to come back from two runs down in the top of the seventh of Saturday’s game one to earn a big victory. And while the Hilltoppers fell in the second game of Saturday’s twinbill, they still managed to make their final at-bat an interesting one.

  • Schedule for April 26-May 1

    Monday

    Golf: Los Alamos at Farmington Invite, boys and girls varsity, 9 a.m.

    Tuesday

    Baseball: Española Valley at Los Alamos, JV, 4 p.m.

    Softball: Española Valley at Los Alamos, JV, 4 p.m.

    Wednesday

    Baseball: Los Alamos at Española Valley, varsity, 4 p.m.

    Softball: Los Alamos at Española Valley, varsity, 4 p.m.

    Thursday

    Softball: Los Alamos at Moriarty, varsity, 3:30 p.m.; JV, 5:15 p.m.

    Friday

  • The Romero Cabin is ready to open

    The histories of the Manhattan Project and the Ranch School are pretty well known to the community. However, there is another story about Los Alamos that is not frequently told. With the opening of a historic building approaching, this should change.

    The Romero Cabin, one of two remaining homestead cabins on the Pajarito Plateau, will be unveiled May 1. A grand opening will be at 11 a.m.

  • Modest tax relief measure gets nod from council

    Property taxes have been somewhat of a hot issue for Los Alamos County residents in recent years. Complaints about taxes that are too high have been heard at various county council meetings, but until recently, residents held little hope that things would change.

    Property owners will now get some breathing room thanks to a motion passed Tuesday at the county budget hearings, by county council.

    Council Chair Michael Wismer said that by approving the property tax cut, it will equate to a reduction of  $200 for a home valuation of $300,000.

  • Softball: LA holds on to top Cleveland

    Heading into the biggest set of games of the season, the Los Alamos Hilltopper softball team kept its impressive winning streak intact.

    The Hilltoppers held on in a tight contest Thursday, topping the Class 5A Sue Cleveland Storm 1-0 at Overlook Park.

    Los Alamos scored in the bottom of the first, but got little going offensively for the rest of the contest. However, the team’s pitching and defense was solid throughout.

  • Running: Romero is best predictor this week

    Alexander Romero had the top prediction in this week’s Atomic City Roadrunners’ pace race.

    The pace race was held Tuesday in Lower Bayo Canyon and featured both a 1- and 3-mile course.

    Romero, running on the 3-mile course, finished just two seconds off his predicted time to take the top spot this week. The next closest predictors included Jeff Hill (13 seconds off) and Deidre Witherell (15 seconds off).

  • 04-23-10 Update

    Celebrate Earth Day

      Pajarito Environmental Education Center will host an Earth Day Festival from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.

    Enjoy Wild Day

      Los Alamos Youth Leadership will host the Third annual LAYL Wild Day from 10 a,m.-2 p.m. Saturday. A $15 fee includes fun activities, lunch and a T-shirt. To learn more, send e-mail to LAYL@laymca.org. Los Alamos Parks and Recreation will also host its Hershey Track and Field event. To learn more call Parks and Recreation at 662-8173.

    “Let the River Run”

  • NMED secretary re-elected to board

    SANTA FE —  The Rocky Mountain Low Level Radioactive Waste Board re-elected New Mexico Environment Department Secretary Ron Curry as chairman of the board recently at a meeting in New Mexico.

    The board, which is an interstate government agency, administers a compact that provides for the disposal of low level radioactive waste produced within the member states of New Mexico, Nevada and Colorado.

  • Compromise reached

    “Cutting the budget is not easy; it is not fun but it is necessary work we have to do tonight,” Superintendent Gene Schmidt told a packed house in the Piñon Elementary School gymnasium Thursday night.

    “It’s hard work but it’s work we can do together,” he added.

    Over the course of five hours, school board members along with parents, staff and teachers, made a decision on how to slash the budget by $1.8 million during the Los Alamos Public School board meeting.