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Today's News

  • Volleyball: ´Toppers come back to win 2-4A opener, 3-2

    Los Alamos volleyball head coach Garry Maskaly has said for a couple of years that the Bernalillo Spartan program was showing signs of improvement.
    Wednesday in their District 2AAAA opener, the Hilltoppers got a first-hand look at Bernalillo’s building program.
    Despite struggling to generate a big attack upfront, the Spartans played very good defense at Griffith Gymnasium and dinked and dunked their way to taking sets one and three.
    With its back to the wall, Los Alamos put together its two best sets of Wednesday’s match to take the contest 3-2.

  • NMAA: Board votes for playoff changes

    The New Mexico Activities Association announced several rules changes following its Board of Directors meeting Wednesday in Albuquerque.
    The NMAA, the governing body of most interscholastic prep sports in the state, made changes to several different sports. It did, however, table one of the biggest changes that had been proposed, allowing spring football practice.

  • Football/volleyball: LA girls climb one spot in poll

    Here are this week’s Class AAAA football and volleyball coaches polls. The polls are conducted by the New Mexico High School Coaches Association.

    Football, Class 4A

        Team        Total pts.      Pvs.

    1. Goddard (10)    162    1
    2. Belen (5)        149    2
    3. Aztec (1)        141    3

  • Police ponder abuse charges

    A 25-year-old Los Alamos woman is under investigation for apparently giving birth to a baby boy at her parent’s Barranca Mesa home on Friday and leaving him in a closet for three days.
    Los Alamos Police report that it appears Katrina Vigil gave birth and did not report it or seek medical care for herself or the newborn.

  • Residents share their thoughts about land

    The Department of Energy transferred slightly more than eight acres of land located off Trinity Drive to Los Alamos County this year. The land formerly held the Los Alamos Site Office.
    Previously, the county had acquired a four acre parcel from DOE at the same location, bringing the total to 12.9 acres. The question the county is facing is what should be done with the land?

  • Time’s short for veterans to get stop loss payments

    WASHINGTON — Military members whose service was involuntarily extended, or whose retirement was suspended between Sept. 11, 2001 and Sept. 30, 2009, due to stop loss are entitled to retroactive payments of $500 for each month they were extended, according to Department of Defense officials.
    But the deadline to receive those benefits is rapidly drawing to a close. The deadline to apply for the benefits is Oct. 21.

  • Update 09-30-10

    Rib night

    NJROTC will serve a full brisket meal including barbecue brisket, potato salad, vegetable, a roll, drink and dessert from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Posse Shack. $10 per plate.

    Master Gardeners

  • Riders bid farewell to the Tacos

    Carl Maier of White Rock and Karen Humphrey of Los Alamos were among the Gold Wing Road Riders Association Chapter F invited to the recent New Mexico Air National Guard’s 150th Fighter Wing’s Heritage Day at Kirtland Air Force Base.  
    Chapter members provided a motorcycle for this final family event sponsored by the squadron, to bid farewell to the remaining F16s and the Air Guard who fly them. Members of Chapters F and W displayed their bikes and promoted motorcycle safety and riding gear.   

  • PEEC offers four kids clubs

    Have you heard about “green hours,” where families get outdoors and enjoy nature, with kids taking the lead on where to go and what to do? PEEC wants kids of all ages to take an active interest in the world of nature.  

  • Be There 09-30-10

    Today
    NJROTC will serve a full meal including barbecue brisket, potato salad, a vegetable, a roll, drink and dessert from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Posse Shack. $10 per plate.

    Agatha Christie, noted author of murder mystery novels and plays, has been honored this month in Great Britain and elsewhere on the 120th anniversary of her birth. The Los Alamos Little Theatre will pay its homage with auditions for the Christie play, “Go Back for Murder,” scheduled for 7:15 p.m. Oct. 3 and Oct. 4 at the theatre, 1670 Nectar St.
    Friday