Today's News

  • Sign code nearly complete

    Tuesday’s Planning and Zoning workshop revisited a proposed sign code that is almost ready for prime time, after nine workshops and nearly two-and-a-half years of effort by the members of the commission, the business community and Community Development Director Rick Bohn.

  • Committee rejects superintendent applicants

    JEROME>>> STUDENT ACHIEVEMENTS Board of Education members enjoy checking out a scrap book of memories created by student council members at Los Alamos High School and presented to the board by student representatives Caroline Wurden and Benigno Sandoval at Tuesday's school board meeting in the LAHS Speech Theater. From left, Ken Johnson, Joan Ahlers, Alison Beckman, Jody Benson and Steve Girrens.

  • Hospital recognizes patient awareness issues

    Los Alamos Medical Center joined with hospitals and other healthcare organizations throughout the country in marking National Patient Safety Awareness Week recently.

  • Los Alamos musicians runner-ups in competition

    Although Gregory Martin, a 10-year-old pianist from Farmington, N.M., won the Jackie McGehee Young Artists’ Competition, several young musicians from Los Alamos were runners-up in the competition.First runner-up in the competition was Kathy Lin, a sophomore at Los Alamos High School, who received a $550 cash award. She played Beethoven’s “Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Opus 15.” Second runner-up was Catherine Chen, a junior at LAHS, who received a $450 cash award. She played Ravel’s “Concerto in G Major, I.

  • School board to meet Friday

    The Los Alamos Board of Education is set to hold a special meeting at noon Friday in the District boardroom at 751 Trinity Drive. The purpose of the special meeting is to review school board policies 1000 through 4000.

    The meeting is open to the public.

  • hospitality training press release

    The Los Alamos County Lodgers’ Tax Advisory Board (LTAB) is hosting a free ambassador training for the hospitality industry from 2 to 4 p.m. on March 18, 2008 at the UNM Los Alamos Campus. The purpose of the training is to invigorate Los Alamos’ service workers and promote Los Alamos as a tourist destination.

  • Groups powwow for a cool county

    When the Pajarito Group of the Sierra Club held its second annual Sustainability Powwow at the Sheriffs Posse Shack on Saturday, it hosted several local groups who share a vision for a healthier planet.

  • Rugby: Trio named to all-region team

    A trio of Los Alamos girls rugby players qualified for regional select side play.Liz Dinkel, Kristen Sorenson and Lauren Mendez were named to the Eastern Rockies Rugby Football Union under 19/under 17 select sides.Local rugby coach Lyle Shay said the ERRFU is a prominent side in the rugby landscape, and is the first stepping stone to the western and USA select sides.The Los Alamos Rugby Club is starting practice for both contact and touch leagues and welcome all interested individuals to participate.A registration session is scheduled for 8-1

  • Baseball: LA shows signs of improvement

    Even though the Los Alamos Hilltopper baseball team dropped both ends of its doubleheader Saturday, there wasn’t a lot to complain about.“What a difference between Tuesday and Saturday,” Hilltopper manager Mike Gill said, referring to a season-opening pummeling the ‘Toppers took at the hands of Belen early last week. “We had 13 walks and eight errors (Tuesday) compared to three walks and four errors.”Los Alamos fell to Piedra Vista’s Panthers 10-0 in game one and 3-2 in 11 innings in the nightcap.

  • Softball: LA wins one, drops three at tournament

    It was a learning experience for the Los Alamos Hilltopper softball team at this weekend’s Performance Auto Softball Challenge.This season’s squad, the youngest manager Randy Burditt has led in his eight years at the helm, dropped three of four at the tournament, which was played Friday and Saturday in Farmington.Los Alamos played a pair of games on Friday and another pair on Saturday.