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Today's News

  • United Way Youth Team gears up to fundraise

    When it comes to raising money, the United Way Youth Team is one well-trained fundraising machine. In fact, the group of young people has run a successful campaign every year since team’s inception.

    Team members have either met or exceeded their goals, Carla Gray Weisler, marketing director for United Way of Northern New Mexico, told Los Alamos Public School Board Thursday night. For instance, last year the team exceeded its $7,000 goal by $3,000. “We’re very proud of our youth team,” she said.

  • Fuller Lodge to ignite with music, dance

    The venue for Los Alamos Arts Council’s Brown Bag series may be Fuller Lodge but audience members might feel transported to the United Kingdom. The Los Alamos branch of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society will perform dances, Vicky Hypes of Belisama School of Irish Dance will take to the floor and The Roaring Jelly, the local Celtic band, will play some old-timey tunes.

    The show, “Triple Blast for the Senses,” will be held at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Fuller Lodge.

  • Boys soccer: LA takes fifth at Cernicek Invite

    The drought will continue for at least one more year.

    It took only one round to ensure the Los Alamos Hilltopper boys soccer team won’t win its own tournament, the Louie Cernicek Memorial Invitational, in the 2009 season. The Hilltoppers were dropped from the championship side of the bracket with an opening round loss to the Clovis Wildcats Friday morning.

  • School officials monitor LAMS flu situation

    School administrators are keeping a watchful eye on the increasing number of students being sent home from Los Alamos Middle School  during the last three days due to illness.

    “The school nurse sent three students home with flu-like symptoms on Wednesday, six more children Thursday and nine students today,” said Los Alamos Public Schools Business Manager John Wolfe during a telephone interview late Friday. “We also had 30 students stay home from school today and we’re in the process of determining the nature of their illnesses.” 

  • Student absences spike at LAMS

    School officials continue to keep a watchful eye on the increasing number of students being sent home from Los Alamos Middle School with flu-like symptoms.

    Monday the school received 75 additional calls to its absence line.

  • Breaking News: School officials issue statement on LAMS flu outbreak

    The following is a statement issued Monday from Los Alamos Public Schools regarding the flu situation at Los Alamos Middle School:

    The number of students at the middle school, exhibiting flu like symptoms, increased from three last Wednesday to 99 at the start of this Monday’s school day.

    It is important for the parents and community to know that Los Alamos school administrators and nurses are closely monitoring this trend.

  • Student absences expected to spread across district

    Student absences at Los Alamos Middle School have multiplied daily since Wednesday and the trend is expected to spread throughout the district.

  • Condolences pour in following the death of Los Alamos scientist Louis Rosen

    Upon learning of the death of Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist Louis Rosen, former Sen. Pete Domenici called into KRSN AM 1490 Monday.

    “First, my sympathies to all of his wonderful relatives that succeeded him, he spoke often of them and of course before his dear wife died he spoke of her often,” Domenici said.

  • Personality Profile: Kimber’s Photography is new and winning awards

    Wife, mother, real estate agent, avid traveler and award-winning photographer, Kimber Wallwork-Heineman is loving life. She has a new husband and just launched her latest creative venture, Kimber’s Photography in White Rock.

  • U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy has died

    U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy died Tuesday evening at his home in Hyannis Port, Mass. Kennedy, 77, had battled a malignant brain tumor since May 2008.

    In office since November 1962, the powerful Democrat was the senior senator from Massachusetts.

    Kennedy was in his eighth full term and ninth overall in the Senate.

    He was the second most senior member of the Senate, after Robert Byrd of West Virginia, and the third-longest-serving senator of all time.