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Today's News

  • SF mayor to address council

    City of Santa Fe Mayor David Coss will be in town on Tuesday to give a presentation to county council.

    The weekly council meeting will be held at 7 p.m. in the White Rock Town Hall. In addition to Coss’ presentation, a proclamation will be made at the beginning of the meeting, declaring May 1 as “Clean Up Los Alamos Day.”

    There are four items slated for the consent agenda:

    • Council Review Committee report and recommendations on FY11 B&C work plans;

  • Touched by fire

    Rebirth, regrowth and a community that pulled together was the focus of Los Alamos County Open Space Specialist Crag Martin’s talk on the devastation of the Cerro Grande Fire.  

    “Touched by Fire: Hands that Heal, Hands that Create,” is Mesa Public Library’s newest exhibit. An opening reception was held in the upstairs gallery of the library, Thursday, during which Martin gave his talk to a roomful of people. Martin’s presentation focused on the revitalization efforts made by Los Alamos County residents following the Cerro Grande Fire in 2000.

  • Shining the light on a mysterious composer

    When an individual becomes so well known that only his or her last name is needed for wide public recognition, we often refer to those individuals as being part of the “Great Man Theory.”

    This is especially true when it comes to music and music history.

  • Finalists for LAHS principal talk education

    Finalists Sandy Warnock and Claudia Krause-Johnson faced a crowd of some 30 people gathered in the Speech Theater Thursday evening to assess which would best lead Los Alamos High School.

    Los Alamos Public Schools teachers and administrators comprised roughly 50 percent of the audience. Parents, school board members and community leaders  made up the rest.

    Each finalist answered a set of questions related to education, leadership style and why they're seeking the job.

    Read more details in today's Los Alamos Monitor.

  • News Alert: Fire burns 50 acres at Ohkay Owingeh Reservation

  • Bible Answers

    “Jesus said, ‘The meek shall inherit the Earth.’  What does that mean?”— Devin

  • Basketball: Cops, firefighters playing for charity at Griffith Gymnasium

    Members of the Los Alamos Fire Department and Los Alamos Police Department will square off in a charity basketball game Saturday night.

    “The Battle of the Badges” is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Griffith Gymnasium. Approximately a dozen representatives from each public safety department will take part in the game and several more will be running the concession stand and volunteering in other capacities at the event.

    Admission is $5 per person. Kids 10 and under will be admitted free of charge.

  • Running: Romeros top field at 1st pace race

    Father and son tied for the top prediction in the first Atomic City Roadrunners pace race of the 2010 season.

    The Roadrunners kicked off their season Tuesday evening along the 1.5-mile Diamond Dr./Sandia Dr./Trinity Dr. loop.

    Ted Romero and his son Daniel finished Tuesday’s race missing their predicted finish times by just 6 seconds each. Another Romero, Alexander, was the fastest male finisher on the course (10 minutes, 44 seconds), followed by Daniel Romero (10:57) and Ted Romero (11:16).

  • Update: McBride resigns from LA girls golf

    John McBride resigns from girls golf

    Los Alamos Hilltopper girls golf head coach John McBride has resigned his post, Los Alamos High School’s athletic office announced Thursday afternoon.

    Hilltopper boys head coach John Stam will oversee both programs for the balance of the season.

    No reason was given for McBride’s resignation.

    Kirk’s game Saturday will be streamed

    Los Alamos Hilltopper star basketball player Alex Kirk will be featured in the showcase game of the Jack Jones Shootout Saturday.

  • 04-09-10 Update

    Get your waffle fix

      The Los Alamos High School baseball team is having a waffle breakfast from 7:30-10 a.m. Saturday at the Masonic Lodge, located at 15th Street and Canyon Road, to help raise funds for uniforms, equipment and travel. The full breakfast of homemade waffles, scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, coffee, tea and juice will cost $6 per person.

    P.E.O. meeting