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Today's News

  • 04-06-10 Update

    Police Beat

      Several arrests for outstanding warrants and a woman charged with DWI and child abuse top this week’s Police Beat. See the full report on Page 2.

    Sierra Club meeting

      The Sierra Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the upstairs meeting room at Mesa Public Library. Robert Tohe will give a presentation on “Threats of Uranium Mining to Mount Taylor Traditional Cultural Properties.”

    Diabetic cooking classes

  • Economic vitality looms brighter

    A plan to set the town on a course toward affordable housing, retail expansion, beautification, laboratory collaboration and more was approved by Los Alamos County Council Monday evening.

    Following some two hours of discussion and public comment, councilors approved 7-0 an Economic Vitality Strategic Plan Monday evening.

  • LAHS junior awarded summer study trip to Germany

    David Li, son of Hui and Olivia Li, recently earned an all-expense-paid summer study trip to the Federal Republic of Germany.

  • This week's Police Beat

    Get the low down in this week's Police Beat here.

  • Softball: LA tops Pojoaque on the road

    Following a quiet first three offensive innings, the Los Alamos Hilltopper softball team exploded for five runs in the fourth inning of Monday’s game at Pojoaque (8-3).

    Los Alamos survived a four-run rally in the bottom of the fifth and scored four more runs in the top of the seventh as it topped Pojoaque’s Elks 14-6.

    Shelby Courtright and Ashley Valdez both knocked in runs for the Hilltoppers in the fourth inning, while in the sixth inning catcher Micaela Christensen launched a 3-run home run in the sixth which put Monday’s game out of reach.

  • Track and field: Results from Saturday’s quad

    Here are the results from Saturday’s Los Alamos Quadrangular. Athletes are from Los Alamos unless otherwise indicated.

    Girls

    Team scores

    1. Los Alamos, 191.5; 2. Belen, 123.5; 3. Hope Christian, 103; 4. Sandia Prep, 25; Evangelical Christian, no score.

    400 relay

    1. Los Alamos A, 51.15; 2. Belen, 52.37; 3. Hope, 52.59; 4. Los Alamos B, 54.90.

    100 meters

    1. Chase Ealey, 12.14; 2. Aasha Marler, Hope, 12.28; 3. Amy Neal, 13.38; 4. Morgan Schake, 13.38; Jackie Cook, 14.24.

    1600 meters

  • Pic of the day: Easter Sunrise Services at Ashley Pond

    Roughly 50-60 people braved blustery winds and shivering temperatures to take part in the Easter Sunrise Service Sunday morning at Ashley Pond.

    The services included musical accompaniment of Quemazon Brass, along with the occasional honking of nearby geese who reside at the pond.

    High winds are expected to kick up again later in the day Monday. The National Weather service has issued a Wind Advisory for the area from noon to 9 p.m. See related story here.

  • Finalists for LAHS principal meeting public Thursday

    The community is invited to submit questions and provide input on the final selection of a new principal for Los Alamos High School.

    Principal Claudia Krause-Johnson of Carlsbad’s Alta Vista Middle School and Interim LAHS Principal Sandy Warnock and are the finalists who rose to the top of a pool of eight applicants.

    A “meet the high school principal candidates” forum is set for 6 p.m. Thursday in the LAHS Speech Theater.

    Parents, staff and community members are invited to submit questions by noon Tuesday.

  • Softball: LA drops Academy at home

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper softball team earned its second straight big victory at home Saturday.

    Hilltopper pitcher Monika Teter fanned 18 batters and the Hilltopper offense pounded out 13 hits as they rolled to an 11-3 victory over the Albuquerque Academy Chargers Saturday at Overlook Park.

    Los Alamos scored five times in the bottom of the first inning and five more time in the bottom of the sixth to earn the victory over the Class AAAA Chargers.

  • Girls track and field: Toppers run away with team title Saturday

    In its first home appearance of the season, the Los Alamos Hilltopper girls track and field team gave the local fans something to cheer about.

    The Hilltoppers, one of the top teams in the state, regardless of classification, comfortably walked away with the team title at Saturday’s Los Alamos Quadrangular. The Hilltoppers, minus numerous key athletes owing to spring break, still breezed to 191.5 team points, easily outdistancing the runner-up Belen Eagles, who finished with 123.5 team points at the meet held at Sullivan Field.