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Today's News

  • Efforts launched to secure state

    Gov. Bill Richardson announced an increased law enforcement presence along the state border with Mexico, while police in Arizona investigate the shooting death of an Arizona rancher near the Mexico-Arizona border.

    Richardson directed New Mexico Homeland Security and Emergency Management Secretary John Wheeler to coordinate the state’s law enforcement response to the shooting.

  • Classes on for Montessori

    Students displaced from Quemazon Montessori School after a minivan crashed into the building and burst into flames Thursday have a place to go Monday.

    The state granted approval to owner Tammy Tucker to transfer her students to First Baptist Church on Diamond Drive beginning Monday.

    The timing is fortunate because classes were suspended this week for spring break.

  • There are many ways to eat cookies

    There may be nothing better than sitting down with a plate of Thin Mints or Tagalongs and a glass of milk.  But what if there was another way to enjoy these sweet treat?

    The Girls Scouts of New Mexico Trails, local chefs and artists are biting deeper into these treats and the results of their culinary explorations will be showcased during the 14th Annual Cookie Caper.

    The event, which is a fundraiser for the Girls Scouts of New Mexico Trails, will be held at     6:30 p.m. April 9 at Bishops Lodge in Santa Fe.

  • Cone Zone Alert! 15th and Central construction work underway

  • Geneva atom smasher sets collision record

     GENEVA (AP) — The world's largest atom smasher conducted its first experiments at conditions nearing those after the Big Bang, breaking its own record for high-energy collisions with proton beams crashing into each other Tuesday at three times more force than ever before.

  • Update: Topper baseball, softball opens district play with Taos

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  • Baseball/softball: LA teams open district play Wednesday

    Both Los Alamos Hilltopper diamond crews will open their District 2AAAA seasons at home Wednesday.

    Wednesday marks the start of both the 2AAAA baseball and softball seasons for Los Alamos when both teams host the Taos Tigers. Both of Wednesday’s games are single contests.

    While neither Hilltopper team is heading into the 2AAAA season with particularly good win-loss marks, neither sport has produced a clear district front-runner heading in.

    Los Alamos’ softball team, for its part, has posted a record of 3-7 through the first month of the 2010 season.

  • Sports update

    Softball game will be on KRSN

    KRSN AM 1490 will broadcast Wednesday’s softball game.

    Los Alamos will play Taos in its 2AAAA opener. Game time is 4 p.m.

    The game will be broadcast live from Overlook Park in White Rock. It will also be streamed on the station’s Web site, krsnam1490.com.

    Local Senior Olympics registration opens Thursday

    Registrations for the 2010 Los Alamos Senior Olympic Games will start Thursday.

  • Softball: Topper JV wins 3 tourney contests

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper junior varsity softball team won three of four games at this weekend’s Green and Gold Invitational.

    The Green and Gold Invitational, which used a round-robin format, was held Friday and Saturday at Overlook Park in White Rock.

    Cleveland High School, from Rio Rancho, swept all four its contests at the tournament. Its closest game of the tournament was against Los Alamos, which it won 10-9.

    Los Alamos, meanwhile, thumped Mesilla Valley Christian 19-4. It also knocked off Belen 10-4 and St. Michael’s 6-4.

  • 03-30-10 Update

    Police beat

      Thieves entering unlocked homes in White Rock and Los Alamos, a man yelling at grocery store employees and a boy charged with DWI while driving around at 1:40 in the morning top this week’s Police Beat. Read page 2 for the full report.

    There’s still time for skiing