Today's News

  • Fans come early for Friday’s basketball game

    Once again, the Española Valley Sundevils rolled into Los Alamos and brought out basketball fans from both sides of the aisle Friday.

    The Sundevils, the No. 2-ranked team in Class AAAA boys basketball, visited Griffith Gymnasium Friday night. With the Sundevils came a sizeable crowd from the valley to watch them take on the No.6-ranked Hilltoppers.

  • Get ready to eat! Saint Dimitri Orthodox Church will host blini breakfast

    Saint Dimitri Orthodox Church will host its 10th Annual Blini Breakfast on Feb. 14, following the service of Divine Liturgy. Russian blini, a type of thin pancake, will be served in the traditional style with smoked salmon, herring and sour cream. Vegetable caviar, eggs and a variety of berry preserves will be available as well. 

  • Breaking News! County Council selects new home for Municipal Building

    In a 5-2 vote, Los Alamos County Councilors selected the Los Alamos Apartment property between Central Avenue and Iris Street for construction of the new Municipal Building.

    Council Chair Mike Wismer and Councilor Robert Gibson supported the original site adjacent to Ashley Pond.

    Read the full story in Friday's Los Alamos Monitor.

  • Be a part of the once-in-a-lifetime experience

    Something and someone exciting is coming to Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church (TOTH). The local chapter of the Order of St. Luke, an international, interdenominational organization dedicated to the Christian healing ministry, will present a Healing and Teaching Weekend Feb. 19–20. The presenter of “The Fresh Wind of the Spirit” conference is the Rev. Mike Flynn from Camarillo, Calif.

  • 01-29-10 Update

    Big MAC ice skating party tonight

      Big MAC, the Middle School Activities Committee, with the Recreation Division are hosting its annual Ice Skating Party for middle school youth only. It will be held from 7 – 10 p.m. tonight. The fee is $6.50, which includes skates. No skate passes, please. Big MAC is sponsored by the Youth Activity Center, a program of the Los Alamos Family Council.

    “Twelve Angry Men” tonight

  • House panel OKs tax increase

    SANTA FE — A proposal to temporarily increase New Mexico’s gross receipts tax to help balance the state budget cleared its first hurdle in the Legislature on Thursday.

    The measure would provide about $238 million next year by raising the tax by one-half cent to 5.5 percent. The tax rate would then decline annually until it returned to 5 percent starting in July 2014.

  • Washington honors local problem solver

    A few months ago, fire protection issues stuck out as persistent sore point at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

    This month, an emergency program manager at Los Alamos was recognized as a co-winner of the National Nuclear Security Administration’s Federal Safety Professional of the Year award for 2009, partly for his work in improving fire protection capabilities at the lab.

  • Gymnastics: LA Tumblers to host invite Saturday after busy month

    The Los Alamos School of Gymnastics’ Atomic Tumblers will play host Saturday when they entertain several teams from around the state for the Snowflake Invitational.

    The Snowflake Invitational will be held at the team’s facility on North Mesa. Competition in levels 5 and 7 will start at 11 a.m., while levels 3, 4 and 6 will start at 2:30 p.m.

    Admission for Saturday’s competition is $5.

    Teams from Taos, Santa Fe and Albuquerque are expected at Saturday’s meet.

    This month has been a busy one for the Atomic Tumblers.

  • You can't go home again

    County Council voted Thursday evening to approve a site selection committee’s top choice of where to build the new Municipal Building.

    In a 5-2 vote, council selected the Los Alamos Apartments property located east of the Bradbury Science Museum, downtown along Central Avenue.

    The committee, chaired by local builder Stan Primak, was praised repeatedly Thursday evening by councilors, county staff and community leaders for its work in evaluating 25 possible sites.

  • Hockey: Toppers return to LA following losses

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper hockey team dropped a pair of games last weekend heading into tonight’s home game against Cibola.

    Los Alamos will play the La Cueva Bears tonight at the Los Alamos County Ice Rink. Game time is 7 p.m.

    Last weekend was a tough series, battling against weather, tilted ice, and rough times for the goaltender.

    In its Jan. 22 contest, the Hilltoppers face the undefeated Santa Fe Blue Jackets.  

    Los Alamos goalie Devin Grider was peppered the entire game as the Hilltoppers were outshot 43-10.