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Today's News

  • Boys cross country: LA finishes 2nd to Chargers

    ALBUQUERQUE — The first meet of the season for the Los Alamos Hilltopper boys cross country team confirmed two things most people suspected.

    Number one, Los Alamos is pretty good. Number two, so is Albuquerque Academy.

    The Hilltoppers finished second behind Academy’s Chargers at Saturday’s University of New Mexico Invitational, run at UNM’s North Golf Course.

  • Football: Toppers impressive in opener

    SANTA FE — Corey Clark made the announcement that he’s back in New Mexico.

    No word yet if the rest of the state’s prep football teams heard, but St. Michael’s certainly did Saturday.

    Clark scored three touchdowns on his return to the Los Alamos Hilltopper football team in its opener against the Horsemen of St. Michael’s.

  • New book tracks nuclear wildfire

    Danny Stillman, whose book on nuclear science in China got bottled up by the intelligence community, has a new book up on Amazon.com.

    It won’t be out until January, but “Nuclear Express,” co-written with a former Secretary of the Air Force, may find an even bigger audience, given the growing dangers of nuclear proliferation in the world.

    Stillman, who lives in White Rock and still feels constrained after years of legal wrestling with the CIA, referred questions to his partner, Thomas C. Reed.

  • Concert to feature different groups

    What do members of the Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra – brass, woodwinds, strings and percussion ­– have in common? The answer is easy! They all love to play music – for themselves and for others.

    A presentation, made up of a variety of ensembles playing a variety of music, will be offered in a concert at 7 p.m. Friday at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church

  • Lecture series to feature Stephen Kearny

    Gen. Stephen Watts Kearny was man ahead of his time. In 1846, he was commissioned to lead the Army of the West in the American takeover of Mexico’s land in the Southwest and California, which added almost a third to America’s current territory.

    While this achievement is controversial, it was also bloodless. Not a shot was fired during Kearny’s conquest.

  • Telling a story in 10 minutes

    Los Alamos Little Theatre’s short play festival “8x10 Again” will open Friday.

    This production is a follow-up to the successful September 2006 “8x10” festival and will likewise feature eight short 10-minute plays, directed by eight different directors. Five of the plays were written by local playwrights and are being presented on stage for the first time.

    The show opens with “Duet for Bear and Dog,” written by Sybil Rosen and directed by Gwen Lewis.

  • GILL

    Danny G. Gill, 67, of Pojoaque died peacefully in the arms of his dear wife Annette on Tuesday September 2, 2008. Mr. Gill was retired from Los Alamos National Laboratory. He enjoyed life to the fullest, fishing, dancing, and especially treasured times spent with his family. The family will be gathering privately to share memories and stories, however no public services will be held. To his friends, Please pause for a moment and remember Mr. Gill in your own special way. The Rivera Family of Block-Salazar Mortuary (505) 753-2288 or 1-800-443-4854. www.blocksalazarmortuary.com

  • BREWER

    William Frank Brewer, age 85, a resident of Baja, California, Punta Banda, passed away from this life on Tuesday, August 26, 2008, in San Diego, CA.

    Frank retired from Zia Co. Los Alamos, NM. He was a resident of Punta Banda for over 25 years, where he served as a friend, a mechanic and an all around handyman for many people. His joy was to fish in the ocean.

    He was preceded in death by his parents; Harley Brewer (1964), Violeta Brewer Maes, Brother’s-in-law; Jerry Cox, Bobby Mares, Max Avila and two grandchildren Matthew and Melissa Atencio.

  • Fox designs to capture her clients' style

    Interior Designer Suzette Fox strives to create not only an aesthetically pleasing environment for her clients but one that stands the test of time.

    “It is my desire to bring beauty to a space by highlighting a home’s best features,” said the dynamic owner of Suzette Fox Interior Design. “I take into account my client’s personal style and taste so it feels like home to them. In fact, it’s all about the feeling you get when you walk into a room. If it feels spacious, warm, and inviting, I’ve done my job.”

  • 'Canyon Watch' dedication held at North Mesa

    The roundabout at North Mesa got a new inhabitant on July 31. And the bronze cougar sculpture, entitled

    “Canyon Watch,” was installed with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the roundabout on Thursday.