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Today's News

  • Baha'is of Los Alamos to celebrate the birth of Baha'u'llah next week

    Wednesday, the Baha’is of Los Alamos will celebrate the birth of Baha’u’llah, the prophet-founder of the Baha’i Faith. The celebration will consist of a talk, prayers, readings and music. It will take place at 505 Oppenheimer Drive in Ridge Park, #1306, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, and is open to all.

  • Boys soccer: LA knocked out in semis

    BERNALILLO — With a No. 2 seed and coming off a big win in its previous game, the Los Alamos Hilltopper boys soccer team had high hopes heading into Thursday’s Class AAAA semifinal.

    But those hopes were dashed quickly by the Albuquerque Academy Chargers.

    The Chargers scored a pair of first-half goals and were content to play a stalemate contest with the Hilltoppers the rest of the way, take a 2-0 decision at the State Farm Soccer Complex.

  • Girls soccer: LA tops Volcano Vista, advances to final tonight

    BERNALILLO — Like the Association’s song, everybody at Thursday’s state girls soccer semifinal knew it was windy.

    Both the defenses from Los Alamos and Volcano Vista found that out the hard way in each half, but the Hilltopper offense was able to come through with a pair of goals in the second half to knock off the Hawks 3-1 and advance to tonight’s Class AAAA championship game.

  • Girls soccer: LA tops Volcano Vista, advances to final tonight

    BERNALILLO — Like the Association’s song, everybody at Thursday’s state girls soccer semifinal knew it was windy.

    Both the defenses from Los Alamos and Volcano Vista found that out the hard way in each half, but the Hilltopper offense was able to come through with a pair of goals in the second half to knock off the Hawks 3-1 and advance to tonight’s Class AAAA championship game.

  • Boys soccer: LA knocked out in semis

    BERNALILLO — With a No. 2 seed and coming off a big win in its previous game, the Los Alamos Hilltopper boys soccer team had high hopes heading into Thursday’s Class AAAA semifinal.

    But those hopes were dashed quickly by the Albuquerque Academy Chargers.

    The Chargers scored a pair of first-half goals and were content to play a stalemate contest with the Hilltoppers the rest of the way, take a 2-0 decision at the State Farm Soccer Complex.

  • Giving youth a voice

    Annie Chroninger, Josh Dolin, and Emi Weeks are three high school students working as part of a new program called “Youth Mobilizers.”

    The YMCA employs the Youth Mobilizers four afternoons a week to research issues affecting local youth.

    The Family YMCA, in partnership with the Juvenile Justice Advisory Board, started the Youth Mobilizer program last school year.  

  • Dispatches from the bio frontier

    The time is ripe for the general public to become conversant with the basic ingredients of modern biology and particularly about structural genomics, one of its promising branches.

    By now intellectually curious adults and precocious children will surely have noticed at least one of those colorful swirling ribbons that are used to represent a protein.

    But what are proteins beyond the diet, and what is their relation to the squigglies?

  • Stock up on holiday gifts at the Annual Arts Fair

    With Christmas right around the corner, shopping will be at the top of the to-do list soon enough. Early birds can get a jump-start on their holiday shopping on Saturday when Los Alamos County Employee Fund Committee holds their Annual Arts and Crafts Fair. Vendors will sell their merchandise from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Fuller Lodge. There is no fee for admission.

  • LAHS band wins big at tournament

    It isn’t easy being a part of the Los Alamos Marching Band. It requires a lot of work. The last two weeks of summer vacation are filled with practices. Students give up time after school to practice, in addition to the regularly scheduled band classes. It’s not just learning music either, it is learning drills as well

  • Soaring to new heights

    Jean-Dominique Bauby (Mathieu Amalric) may have been trapped in a paralyzed body but within his mind, he soared to enormous heights.

    “The Diving Bell and the Butterfly,” depicts the true story of Bauby, known as “Jean-Do” a writer and fashion editor who suffered a stroke, which left him paralyzed and blind in one eye.

    He is unable to move, unable to talk, but there are many times throughout the movie that you forget all about his disabilities because Jean-Do’s mind is much alive. He indulges in his memories and in his imagination.