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Today's News

  • 05-25-10 Police Beat

    Police Beat items are compiled from public information contained in Los Alamos Police Department Records. Charges or citations listed in Police Beat do not imply innocence or guilt.

    May 13

    2:40 a.m. – Eric Carlson, 19, of Los Alamos was arrested on Bonnie View Road on an outstanding warrant from another jurisdiction following the investigation into reports of a suspicious vehicle.

    2:40 p.m. – UNM-Los Alamos reported an estimated $250 in grounds keeping equipment went missing. The equipment was later located.

  • Los Alamos: A musical magnet

    The 2010-2011 Los Alamos Concert Association season opens with Julie Albers, cellist and Orion Weiss, pianist, at 4 p.m. Oct. 17. Albers studied at the Cleveland Institute of Music and won the Grand Prize at the XIII International Competition for Young Musicians in Douai, France.

  • NHL: Niemi, Blackhawks beat Flyers 2-1, take 2-0 lead

    CHICAGO (AP) — Antti Niemi's days of driving a Zamboni are long gone. Instead of cleaning the ice as he once did in his native Finland to make a few extra bucks, he's clearing away pucks and hoping to help the Chicago Blackhawks hoist the Stanley Cup.

    Niemi made 14 of his 32 saves in the third period and Chicago beat the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1 Monday night to take a 2-0 series lead on Monday night.

  • UPDATE: Ball/Norman win Best Ball event

    The team of Ted Ball and Curt Norman took top honors in the Memorial Day Best Ball Tournament this weekend.

    The Best Ball Tournament was held Sunday and Monday at Los Alamos Golf Course.

    Ball and Norman shot a combined 139 in the two-day event, topping the team of Bruce Takala and Cale Jones by two strokes.

    Read more about the tournament in today's Monitor.

  • Golf: Ball/Norman come back to win Memorial Day tournament

    The team of Ted Ball and Curt Norman came back from two strokes down after one day of play to win the Memorial Day Best Ball this weekend.

    Ball/Norman shot a 139 in the two-day event, held Sunday and Monday at Los Alamos Golf Course. The team carded a 71 in the opening round, then followed that up with a 68 in the second round.

    The Memorial Day Best Ball is the first major tournament of the summer hosted by LAGC. In all, 28 two-person teams took part this weekend.

  • Students awarded library scholarships

    The Friends of Mesa Public Library (FMPL) members welcomed five seniors and their families to the spring member luncheon  May 19.

    FMPL members also announced the upcoming awards through the Friends of Mesa Public Library Scholarship and the June Ettinger Memorial Scholarship. Scholarship winners have written a personal narrative about a fiction or non-fiction book that has become important to the understanding of themselves or the human condition.

  • Applied and political science hook up

    Environmental progress begins at the confluence of applied science and political science. The more we know about each one and the mixture the faster the progress.

         In what ways do applied science and politics differ? What happens when they come together?

         The two paths of endeavor diverge by as little as word meanings. The end results are amazingly far apart.

  • Roads to better health

    I just had an amazing time hiking a section of the Appalachian Trail located on the east coast. In the past I have hiked sections of the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail (CDT) and others across the U.S. As I reflect upon my recent experience, memories of my youth return from the times I adventured into vast forests and feeling overwhelmed when sighting wildlife, hearing bubbling brooks, admiring the exotic beauty of wildflowers, and picking delicious wild berries.

  • Update: Federer stunned by Soderling at French Open

    PARIS (AP) — His French Open reign suddenly over, his record streak of 23 consecutive Grand Slam semifinals done, too, Roger Federer paused briefly as he trudged off court at dusk, acknowledging the fans' applause with a polite smile and a quick wave.

    He's certainly not used to bidding adieu so soon.

  • Quintana seeks district court seat

    Yvonne Quintana is a recent widow and mother of two children, Nicolette, 9, and Enrique, 6. She is a native New Mexican who lives in Española and describes her life and professional experiences as making her “uniquely qualified” to serve the community as judge for the First Judicial District Court.