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Today's News

  • Preserve inches closer to becoming a national park

    A public  hearing was held  during Tuesday night’s county council meeting regarding the Valles Caldera National Prerserve’s inclusion in the national park system.

  • Board OKs tuition hike effective with summer semester

    Those bumper stickers with the phrase, “my kid and my money go to (a) university” will pack even more of a punch in upcoming semesters as institutions of higher education grapple with budget shortfalls. 

    At UNM-LA, the advisory board approved a 9 percent increase in tuition during its meeting Monday. This would make the fee $53.50 per credit hour, which will go into effect with the 2010 summer semester. 

  • News Alert: Finalists for LAPS principal meet the public tonight!

    Candidates for Los Alamos High School principal,Claudia Krause-Johnson and Sandy Warnock, will present their backgrounds and mingle with the public beginning at 7 p.m. today in the LAHS Speech Theater.

    Check back later for full details of the event.

  • County Council gives nod for another go at Trinity Site redevelopment

    The Los Alamos County Council voted 7-0 to move forward with a new strategy to get redevelopment of the Trinity Site kick-started yet again. The site is comprised of 15.26 acres of prime real estate located between Trinity Drive and Los Alamos Canyon.

    Redevelopment of the Trinity Site has long been viewed as the potential impetus to spur further retail growth and redevelopment of other portions of the downtown area in Los Alamos.

  • WEB EXTRA: LA baseball, softball teams take on Bernalillo today

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  • Baseball: Isotopes open 2010 season on the road

    After a remarkable 2009 season, the Albuquerque Isotopes will hope to keep that momentum going as it heads into the 2010 season.

    The Isotopes, the Triple-A franchise of the Los Angeles Dodgers, will open their regular season on the road Thursday at Oklahoma City. They will start their first homestand April 12 when they face New Orleans.

  • Boys tennis: LA picks up team title at EV tourney

    For the third season in a row, the Los Alamos Hilltopper boys tennis team earned the team title at the Española Valley Invitational Tournament.

    Erik Edelmann playing in No. 2 singles and both of Los Alamos’ doubles teams won their draws this weekend.

    The Española Valley tournament was played in Santa Fe. A total of 14 teams, mostly from northern New Mexico, took part in the tournament.

  • Girls tennis: Toppers grab 2nd at invite in Santa Fe

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper girls tennis team finished second in the final team standings at the Los Alamos Invitational Tournament this weekend.

    The tournament, despite the name, was played in Santa Fe Friday and Saturday. In all, 13 teams took part in the double-elimination draw.

    The Hilltoppers picked up 12 team points at the tournament, topping both Cleveland and Taos, which finished tied for third with 8 points. Farmington, the defending Class AAAA champion, doubled-up on the Hilltoppers, scoring 24 team points at the tournament.

  • 04-07-10 Update

    “Touched by fire”

      “Touched by Fire: Hands that Help, Hands that Create,” the newest exhibit at Mesa Public Library will have an opening reception from 5-7:30 p.m. Thursday in the upstairs gallery.

    Social dance Friday

      Ballroom Etcetera will host a social dance at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Unitarian Church. Music will include Ballroom, Latin, Swing, and Country and Western. A $3 donation per person is requested; no partner is required.

    Dark Night Saturday

  • Celebration to recognize companies

    The New Mexico Small Business Assistance Program (NMSBA) helped 320 companies in 25 counties last year to solve technical challenges. Nine companies that participated in the program in 2009 will be honored for their outstanding achievements Thursday at the NMSBA’s Innovation Celebration.

    Journalists are invited to meet small business owners, scientists, and LANL and Sandia officials at the NMSBA program’s Innovation Celebration from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday at The Bishop’s Lodge in Tesuque.