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Today's News

  • Golf: This week's NNMSMGA results

    Local golfer Ron Krantz won the low gross in the second flight of the Northern New Mexico Senior Men’s Golf Tournament Wednesday.Krantz, from Los Alamos, shot an 85 in the second flight, beating Tom Raybourn of Albuquerque by three shots to win the gross stroke competition.The tournament was held at Isleta Eagle Golf Course, south of Albuquerque.Henry Hodde of Santa Fe was the overall low gross winner at Wednesday’s tournament, shooting a 79 to win the championship flight, winning that flight by two strokes over Las Cruces’ Bob Kaiser.

  • Running: Romero is tops at pace race

    Ted Romero won both ends of Tuesday’s Atomic City Roadrunners’ pace race, held at Lower Bayo Canyon.Not only was Romero the fastest finisher on the 3-mile course, crossing the line in 19 minutes, 42 seconds, he was also the best predictor in Tuesday’s race, finishing with an 108-second prediction differential.David Kratzer was the second-best predictor in Tuesday’s race, the second pace race of the season for the Roadrunners.

  • Soccer: N.M. club team advances to West Regional semifinals

    Local players will participate in the Far West Regional League soccer semifinals this weekend.Will Schoonover and Jason Reagor of Los Alamos High School will travel to San Juan Capistrano, Calif., along with their club soccer team, the Classic FC Red Star. The winner of the final two rounds will advance to the Far West Regionals, which is part of the U.S.

  • Gymnastics: Vosburgh wins All-Around

    Kelly Vosburgh, a junior at Los Alamos High School, took the state All-Around gymnastics title March 29.Vosburgh, who was bothered by an ankle injury heading into the competition, took first place on vault and parallel bars, second on balance beam and third on floor exercise to win the state senior level 9 title. The state meet was held at Sandia Prep School in Albuquerque.Vosburgh finished with an overall score of 35.55 to win.With the win, Vosburgh also qualified for the regional championships, which will be held April 19-20 in Wichita, Kan.

  • Get some food for thought during faith and reason course

    Starting Wednesday, Los Alamos residents will be given some food for thought. During the Faith and Reason course, participants will have a lot to munch on.Faith and Reason, is a free, six-week course based on an encyclical by Pope John Paul II. The course will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. every Wednesday through May 21 at St. Thomas More Center at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church.

  • Baseball: Toppers knock off Tigers in five

    TAOS — A seven-run fifth inning by the Los Alamos Hilltopper baseball team turned a tight game into a mercy-rule affair Wednesday.Los Alamos sent 12 batters to the plate in the top of the fifth against Taos Wednesday in the District 2AAAA opener for both schools.

  • Softball: LA opens 2AAAA with win at Taos

    TAOS – The prettiest district win and the ugliest district win count exactly the same in the standings.While the Los Alamos Hilltopper softball team wasn’t pleased with its overall performance Wednesday, it will take the win in its District 2AAAA opener.

  • BREAKING NEWS: NNSA extends deadline for transformation comments

    The public comment period for the National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA’s) proposal to transform the Cold War nuclear weapons complex into a smaller 21st century national security enterprise has been extended through April 30, 2008, according to NNSA’s administrator. The public comment period was originally to end on April 10, 2008.

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters prepares for big fundraiser

    The premier fundraising event for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern New Mexico (BBBS) is getting underway. Sunday’s Santa Fe Community Bowl For Kids’ Sake is the first of several all-day events set to occur throughout the month.

  • Skate planners prepare for P & Z

    Skaters and non-skaters alike are looking forward to actual construction to begin on the long-awaited Los Alamos Skate Park. But there are few more steps county staff need to go through first.While the county council has approved the location in front of Mesa Public Library, the park has yet to go in front of the Planning and Zoning Commission (P and Z). The skate park needs P and Z’s approval to move forward.The Interdepartmental Review Committee met recently to tie up a few details to make sure that approval happens.