Today's News

  • Girls cross country: LA takes third at 4A title meet

    RIO RANCHO — Pulling off the upset proved to be too tall of an order for the Los Alamos Hilltopper girls cross country team Saturday.

    Los Alamos had high hopes of knocking off the top-ranked Albuquerque Academy Chargers at Saturday’s state Class AAAA cross country championship, but Academy, which has been the AAAA favorites virtually since day one held on to take top honors.

    Saturday’s race was run around the campus of Rio Rancho High School, finishing at the 50-yard line of Rio Rancho’s football field.

  • Volleyball: LA wins 2AAAA tourney

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper volleyball team could hardly be heading into state on a better note.

    After going 7-1 in the District 2AAAA regular season, earning the regular season title, the Hilltoppers had to sit around for a week and wait to see who they would play in the 2AAAA championship match Saturday.

    Finally, Los Alamos found out it would face the Capital Jaguars for the third time this season. And Saturday, for the third time this season, the Hilltoppers came away with a 3-0 win.

  • Football: LA tops Capital to take district

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper football team pulled out a wild contest Friday night to earn back the District 2AAAA championship it lost a year ago.

    After jumping out to a big 14-0 lead early on, Los Alamos surrendered 28 straight points to the defending champion Capital Jaguars. But the Hilltoppers bounced back, scoring 19 unanswered points of their own to win 33-28 and reclaim the coveted 2AAAA title.

  • Airport basin project ahead of schedule

    It’s been a few months since the Airport Basin Site Project was started and it seems that things are starting to take shape.

    Capital Projects Director Anne Laurent and Project Manager David Apple presented council with a quarterly update during the county council meeting on Monday night at the community building.

    According to county documents, on Sept. 30, the council approved the second amendment Guaranteed Maximum Price #2 to the Hansel Phelps Services Agreement.

  • Serving those who served

    New Mexico is receiving two 38-foot motor coaches from the U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs (USDVA) in Washington, D.C.

    The mobile centers will serve military Veterans, according to a news release by the New Mexico Department of Veterans’ Services (NMDVS) Friday.

    The vehicles will be outfitted to allow counseling services in a comfortable and confidential setting, according to the release.

  • Recharge and other solutions for the water supply

    Recharge and other solutions for the water supply

    Zooming down from a high-angle view of the earth to one watershed and one facet of a set of interrelated environmental problems, the geologist focused on sustaining clean water in this century.

    A supercomputing specialist in hydrological sciences from California’s Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Andrew Tompson painted some of the big-picture symptoms related to fresh water resources in the world and then plunged into the role science played in a tough situation.

  • Medical Moment: Urology for the 21st century

    I am very excited about joining the medical center and the wonderful community of Los Alamos. I would like to introduce myself and give a brief overview of how modern urology uses many new techniques and technology to provide better, safer and less painful treatment for a variety of diseases.

    And I am pleased be able to offer all of them right here at Los Alamos Medical Center.

    Urology goes a long way back in time. Descriptions of operations for bladder stones were found in ancient Egyptian, Greek and Hindu writings.

  • 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.