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Today's News

  • Finalists for LAHS principal talk education

    Finalists Sandy Warnock and Claudia Krause-Johnson faced a crowd of some 30 people gathered in the Speech Theater Thursday evening to assess which would best lead Los Alamos High School.

    Los Alamos Public Schools teachers and administrators comprised roughly 50 percent of the audience. Parents, school board members and community leaders  made up the rest.

    Each finalist answered a set of questions related to education, leadership style and why they're seeking the job.

    Read more details in today's Los Alamos Monitor.

  • News Alert: Fire burns 50 acres at Ohkay Owingeh Reservation

  • Bible Answers

    “Jesus said, ‘The meek shall inherit the Earth.’  What does that mean?”— Devin

  • Basketball: Cops, firefighters playing for charity at Griffith Gymnasium

    Members of the Los Alamos Fire Department and Los Alamos Police Department will square off in a charity basketball game Saturday night.

    “The Battle of the Badges” is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Griffith Gymnasium. Approximately a dozen representatives from each public safety department will take part in the game and several more will be running the concession stand and volunteering in other capacities at the event.

    Admission is $5 per person. Kids 10 and under will be admitted free of charge.

  • Running: Romeros top field at 1st pace race

    Father and son tied for the top prediction in the first Atomic City Roadrunners pace race of the 2010 season.

    The Roadrunners kicked off their season Tuesday evening along the 1.5-mile Diamond Dr./Sandia Dr./Trinity Dr. loop.

    Ted Romero and his son Daniel finished Tuesday’s race missing their predicted finish times by just 6 seconds each. Another Romero, Alexander, was the fastest male finisher on the course (10 minutes, 44 seconds), followed by Daniel Romero (10:57) and Ted Romero (11:16).

  • Update: McBride resigns from LA girls golf

    John McBride resigns from girls golf

    Los Alamos Hilltopper girls golf head coach John McBride has resigned his post, Los Alamos High School’s athletic office announced Thursday afternoon.

    Hilltopper boys head coach John Stam will oversee both programs for the balance of the season.

    No reason was given for McBride’s resignation.

    Kirk’s game Saturday will be streamed

    Los Alamos Hilltopper star basketball player Alex Kirk will be featured in the showcase game of the Jack Jones Shootout Saturday.

  • 04-09-10 Update

    Get your waffle fix

      The Los Alamos High School baseball team is having a waffle breakfast from 7:30-10 a.m. Saturday at the Masonic Lodge, located at 15th Street and Canyon Road, to help raise funds for uniforms, equipment and travel. The full breakfast of homemade waffles, scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, coffee, tea and juice will cost $6 per person.

    P.E.O. meeting

  • Electric outage planned for Saturday

    A planned power outage will affect residential utilities customers south of Trinity Drive in the Oppenheimer/Loma Vista neighborhood from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday, according to officials at the Los Alamos Dept. of Public Utilities.

    Five commercial customers in the area will be affected by the planned power outage from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday and have been notified individually.

  • GOP fields bevy of challengers in bid to gain control of NM House

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Republicans have fielded more challengers against Democratic incumbents in state House races than they have in a decade.

    Democratic incumbents face GOP candidates in 25 legislative races this year.

    Democrats have maintained a majority in the House for nearly 60 years.

    This year is a critical election for both parties because of redistricting.

  • State could face more budget woes

    SANTA FE — There are troublesome clouds looming on New Mexico’s financial horizon and if the problems continue to grow it could mean another round of budget cuts.

    Revenue collections for the current budget year are running $76 million below what had been anticipated, according to the Legislative Finance Committee.

    That spells potential trouble for public schools, colleges, courts and state agencies, although it could be July or August before it’s clear whether weak revenues force more budget reductions.