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Today's News

  • The beauty of lace revealed

    Classical and folk art, along with history, are intertwined within delicate and elaborate patterns of lace in the “Handmade Lace: From Fine Art to Folk Art” exhibit at Mesa Public Library.

    If visitors are looking at the black Spanish mantilla or the 1680 Italian “snow lace” and wonder just how these pieces of art were created, an answer will be provided soon. The New Mexico Enchanted Lacers will host demonstrations on lace-making techniques all day Saturday at the library.

  • Thinking Makes It So: The world of Wimbledon

    You watched the match, right? Clicked the TV on at 7 a.m. Sunday morning, without even lifting your head? Eventually rubbed your eyes, rolled your pillow in half so you could lean back on it and see the screen, and realized you forgot to take your contacts out the night before?

    You watched what many people are saying was the best tennis match ever.

  • Sports update

    LA 9-10 All-Stars play tonight in Pojoaque

    The Los Alamos Little League 9-10 All-Star baseball team will take on Pojoaque tonight at Pojoaque.

    Los Alamos won its District 1 tournament opener Monday night against Española 17-4 to advance.

    Tonight’s game with Pojoaque starts at 5:30 p.m.

    Also tonight, the White Rock Little League 9-10 All-Stars will play in Santa Fe at 6 p.m.

    Kinderkick registration is open

    The Family YMCA of Los Alamos will hold its Kinderkick program starting Aug. 18.

  • Men's ACI: Sanchez holds off Norman to win

    Almost exactly 10 years to the day after his last win at the Atomic City Invitational, Lee Sanchez had one of his finest performances at the event.

    He would need it.

    Jason Norman came back from three holes down with six to play in the 27-hole final of the ACI to force sudden death Sunday.

    After some of the biggest clutch shots the tournament has seen, Sanchez’s gap wedge shot on the first playoff hole proved to be the biggest.

  • Baseball: White Rock 11-12s still rolling in tourney

    The White Rock All-Stars continue in the winner’s bracket of the District 1 Majors 11-12 tournament tonight.

    White Rock scored 36 runs in its first two tournament games to advance to tonight’s contest. That game will start at 6:30 p.m. at Santa Fe’s Alto Park.

    White Rock opened its tournament with a 21-9, 4-inning win over Pojoaque Valley Saturday, then topped Pecos 15-4 in five innings Sunday.

    Against Pojoaque, White Rock collected 19 hits, nine of them for extra bases.

  • Frank William Reeves

    REEVES – Frank William Reeves, son of Frank Ira Reeves and Louise (Zach) Reeves was born July 4, 1926, in Madison, Neb., and passed away July 3, 2008, in Mt. Vernon Veterans Home, Mt. Vernon, Mo., at age 81, three hours short of his 82 birthday. Frank had been a resident of Ava since 1981.

  • Senate panel votes to restore LANL funds

    A Senate subcommittee this morning proposed to restore funding for a major construction project at Los Alamos National Laboratory, but agreed with the House on withholding funding for the Reliable Replacement Warhead (RRW) project that the Bush Administration requested.

    Sen. Pete Domenici, R-N.M., ranking member of the appropriations subcommittee called the Senate proposal for the Department of Energy, Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Reclamation, “one of the most inadequately funded bills,” under consideration.

  • Catch the buzz at PEEC's beekeeping classes

    Wondering what is the sweetest class that the Pajarito Environmental Education Center will be offering this summer? Without a doubt, it is the classes on beekeeping with local honey man Scott Mills of Mariposa Apiaries in Los Alamos.

    The first of the two classes is offered for those who are interested in learning more about honeybees and beekeeping in general. Topics in this two-hour introductory course will include life inside the beehive, the honeybee life cycle, the importance of honeybees, and protective clothing and basic equipment needed for getting started.

  • SKYWARN Spotter training set for White Rock

    A three-hour SKYWARN spotter training class is scheduled for 6 p.m. July 24 in Fire Station 3 at 129 N.M. 4 in White Rock.

    Los Alamos Emergency Manager Philmont Taylor explained that anyone wishing to become a SKYWARN weather spotter can fulfill their training requirement by attending this class.

    The National Weather Service (NWS) in Albuquerque is currently recruiting SKYWARN Spotters in its County Warning and Forecast Area, which includes Los Alamos and Rio Arriba counties as well as Sandoval, Santa Fe, Taos, and other counties in northern and central New Mexico.

  • Kiwanis fireworks brighten another Fourth

    This year’s sparkling Fourth of July extravaganza adds to the more than three decades the Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos has delivered its popular fireworks show to the community.