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Today's News

  • Davis describes healthier formula

    If there ever was a good time in the life of resident Anthony (Tony) Davis to serve his community, he and his family and friends agree that time is now.

    Davis, 35, is single, a businessman and a Republican candidate for Los Alamos County Council. He started his own company in October in downtown Los Alamos. Tessive is a design company and soon to be producer of accessories for professional movie cameras.

  • TAOS — It was a small victory over Mother Nature, but one noteworthy enough to even catch the time.

    At 6:21 p.m. Thursday, Los Alamos cleared the final piece of ice off the Mesa Tennis Courts in Los Alamos. While that means the Los Alamos Hilltopper girls tennis team has yet to get a full practice in this season, it seems it may now finally get that opportunity.

    “These tournaments have been our practice,” Hilltopper head coach Bruce Cottrell said.

  • Boys tennis: Toppers knock off Scorpions, Tigers

    TAOS – Things are continuing to head in the right direction for the Los Alamos Hilltopper boys tennis team, with or without its full squad.

    Los Alamos had a solid outing this weekend at the Quail Ridge Invitational, picking up X victories, including a big win Saturday over District 2AAAA opponent Taos and Class AAAA opponent Farmington.

  • Girls track and field: LA nips Rio Rancho to win APS Invite

    The Los Alamos Hillltopper girls track and field team earned five new state qualifying marks and a team victory at Saturday’s Albuquerque Public Schools Invitational.

    Los Alamos edged out Class 5A power Rio Rancho at Saturday’s meet by one point. Los Alamos collected 75 team points, winning three events and taking runner-up spots in four other events to pick up its second team win of the season.

  • Boys track and field: Toppers, Hawks tie for 8th at APS

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper boys track and field team didn’t field a full team or have one of its best season efforts Saturday, although that was tempered with some good performances by its available athletes.

    Los Alamos finished with 18 total points at Saturday’s Albuquerque Public Schools Invitational, placing it tied for eighth overall in the 18-team field. Class 5A Cibola won the event going away with 107 points, more than half-again the total of its nearest competitor, La Cueva.

  • 03-28-10 Update

    Los Alamos Gardeners

        Los Alamos Master Gardeners’ will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the White Rock Town Hall. Archeologists from Bandelier National Monument, Rory Gauthier and Jamie Civitello, will speak during the meeting about the Pueblo farming techniques and the historic gardeners in Frijoles Canyon.

    Enjoy the ski hill until Thursday

  • Head wants federal agency removed

    ALBUQUERQUE — New Mexico’s environmental secretary wants the National Nuclear Security Administration removed from environmental cleanup and surveillance programs at Los Alamos National Laboratory, saying the agency has had a “troubled history” in implementing a 2005 consent decree over cleanup.

    NNSA’s involvement “has compromised the pace and direction” of work that is crucial to protecting New Mexico’s water resources and its residents’ health, Ron Curry wrote Energy Secretary Steven Chu earlier this month.

  • County cancels contract

    Community Services Director Stephani Johnson announced Thursday that Los Alamos County has terminated its contract with The Art Center at Fuller Lodge.

    Under the current contract, the county has the option to terminate with or without cause, provided that the Art Center is given 10 days notice. The letter of termination was issued Wednesday afternoon and the contract will end Saturday.

  • Local teens headed to international arena

    Los Alamos High School students Alexander Kendrick, Ryan Erickson and his sister, Holly, are science stars on the local and regional scene.

    In May, the three students will see their talent shine bright on an international scale.

    During the Regional Engineering and Science Fair, which was held March 6 at Highlands University in Las Vegas, N.M., each of the students earned first place in their categories as well as the grand award. Kendrick competed in the physical science category and Ryan and Holly entered as a team.

  • Take a second to make a difference

    I’d like to take a moment to highlight an interesting opportunity to make a connection with your children regarding the 2010 census.

    Recently you may have found the Census in your mailbox. “Bernadette, how is this connected to Assets,” you might ask. I think this has a connection on many levels.

    April 1 is Census Day. The Census is a simple questionnaire that is conducted every 10 years.

    This document is important for a variety of funding determinants and decisions made during the next 10 years.