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Today's News

  • Track and field: KSC sprint meet results

    Here are the results from the KSC Track Camp Meet held July 24 at Sullivan Field (25 meter time, 50 meter time, 75 meter time, total time).

    Girls 6-7

    1. Alana Goodwin, 5.1, 10.2, 14.9, 30.2; 2. Avery Koski, 5.2, 10.3, 15.0, 30.5; 3. Marin Kelly, 5.5, 11.2, 15.3, 32.0.

    Boys 6-7

    1. Jimmy Lillard, 5.4, 10.1, 12.5, 28.3; 2. Jared Carnes, 5.7, 10.1, 12.5, 28.3; 3. Tommy Lillard, 6.1, 12.0, 17.0, 35.1; 4. Caden Cionek, 6.6, 12.5, 17.1, 36.2; 5. Giustino Boyer, 6.8, 13.7, 20.1, 40.6.

    Girls 8-9

    1. Kenidee Hatler, 5.4, 9.7, 14.4, 29.5.

    Boys 8-9

  • Sports update

    Rau finishes third at Sun Country Junior Championship

    Golfer Sean Rau finished third in his age bracket at the Sun Country PGA Junior Tour Championship.

    The tournament was held July 29-30 at Albuquerque's Desert Greens Golf Course.

    Rau shot a 55 the first day and a 54 the second day in nine holes, finishing six shots back of the division co-champions Michael Elias and Cristoffer Rudosky.

    Elias and Rudosky finished with a two-day total of 101 in the boys 7-8 age bracket.

  • Police Beat 8-8-08

    Police Beat items are compiled from public information contained in Los Alamos Police Department Records. Charges or citations listed in Police Beat do not imply innocence or guilt. If you don't want it printed – don't let it happen.

    July 24

    2:51 p.m. - Los Alamos County reported criminal damage to property at Catherine and Grand avenues. The estimated loss is $800.

    6:08 p.m. – A 17-year-old Los Alamos girl reported a loss of property in the 1400 block of Iris Street. The estimated loss is $400.

  • Watchdog settles information suit

    A three-year quest to see some 10-year plans came to a rest recently with a stipulated agreement.

    Nuclear Watch New Mexico and the national nuclear weapons agency agreed to terms July 30, by which the National Nuclear Security Administration would make available future Ten Year Site Plans

  • Blogger helps young delegate go to national convention

    An story in the Monitor inspired blogger Joe Monahan of “New Mexico Politics with Joe Monahan” to collect funds to help send a young delegate to the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver.

    Monahan presented Los Alamos resident Sean Stimmel with a $250 check Sunday in Albuquerque after reading the July 17 story about the young man's efforts to raise funds for the trip.

    The contribution, made possible by the advertisers of www.joemonahan.com, will help Stimmel pay his hotel bill at the Denver Crowne Plaza where the state delegation is set to stay.

  • United Way needs - and deserves - your support

    As this year’s United Way of Northern New Mexico campaign begins it seems important to keep in mind that the theme – “People Matter” – is more than a slogan. It truly is what United Way is all about.

    Helping people.

    The campaign kicks off this Wednesday with an event at Los Alamos National Bank, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The kickoff is being held in conjunction with the Chamber’s monthly FAN Club and everyone is invited to attend.

    Los Alamos National Laboratory will kick off its annual drive with a gala Aug. 27 at the lab.

  • SUNDAY High fuel prices hurt everyone

    As we reported several days ago, high fuel prices are affecting the county and the schools, as well as each and every resident.

    This is a double whammy as where does government get its money?

    Well, the affect of high fuel prices are hurting across the board. Several counties are feeling the squeeze as fuel costs continue to rise around the nation.

    With no relief in sight, temporary changes are quickly becoming policy.

    Los Alamos is cutting back trips and encouraging more carpooling.

  • Sports update

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper girls soccer program will hold a meeting Monday, the first day of fall 2008 tryouts.

    The meeting will be held at Sullivan Field at 8 a.m.

    At the meeting, schedules and procedures will be reviewed and medical release forms will be collected. Players without medical release forms will not be allowed to participate.

    Tryouts will be held Monday-Friday 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the Pueblo Complex.

    For the tryouts, all players must have soccer shoes, shin guards and bring their own water.

  • Lawmakers worry about revenues

    While we doubt that oil and gas prices will collapse and fall much below where they are today, they are falling and little and each drop means just a little less for the state.

    And these falling gas and oil prices have caused members of the Legislature to worry that the state’s projected $400 million revenue windfall may be melting away like an ice cube on a hot summer day.

  • Software tracks college computer to El Rito

    Software tracks college computer

    Hi-tech tracking software installed on electronic equipment at UNM-Los Alamos led Los Alamos police detectives straight to a trailer in El Rito.

    Detectives discovered UNM-LA janitor David Suazo, 51, and the equipment July 28 at trailer 83 on State Road 215.

    The case has been sent to the district attorney’s office for consideration of charges regarding the equipment that went missing from the college sometime between June 23 and July 15, Det. Doug Johnson said.