Today's News

  • Hockey: Toppers go win, loss, tie at tourney

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper hockey team went 1-1-1 in three contests at this weekend’s Mid-Season tournament.
    The tournament, a series of exhibition game involving all 10 teams in the New Mexico Interscholastic Ice Hockey League, was held Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Taos.
    The Hilltoppers, in second place in the NMIIHL standings, dropped their tournament opener to the Cibola Cougars Saturday, 3-1.

  • Wrestling: Geyer named to All-Tourney team

    Los Alamos wrestler Brian Geyer was named to the All-Tournament Team at this weekend’s Moriarty Pinto Duals.
    Geyer, competing in the 160-pound weight class, won all five of his bouts at Saturday’s Pinto Duals, the only wrestler from Los Alamos to go undefeated at the tournament.
    The Hilltoppers finished seventh in the 10-team tournament, which was won by Rio Grande. Geyer was the only Hilltopper picked for the All-Tournament Team.

  • Schedule for Jan. 10-15

    Girls basketball: Belen at Los Alamos, C team, 4 p.m.; JV, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m.

    Boys basketball: Los Alamos at St. Pius X, C team, 4 p.m.; JV, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m.; LAMS at Memorial Middle School, seventh-grade, 4 p.m.; eighth-grade, 5 p.m.

    Wrestling: Los Alamos Quadrangular, 4 p.m.

    Boys basketball: Pojoaque at Los Alamos, C team, 4 p.m.; JV, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m.

    Wrestling: Los Alamos at Joe Vivian Invite, TBA.

  • Action to halt election finalized

    District Judge Barbara Vigil approved a settlement on Jan. 3 between attorneys George and Christine Chandler and Los Alamos County to stop an election regarding the new municipal building.
    “It feels great. We’re very pleased that the council recognized that the petition question was illegal and agreed to settle so we wouldn’t have this thing hanging over us and we can go on with life in Los Alamos,” George Chandler said.

  • Bicycle riders face ice patch hazards on road

    Stretches of ice on the bike lane running along the shady south side of Central Avenue are presenting some hazardous obstacles for area bike riders.
    “I was on that bike lane Monday morning and had to get out into the regular travel lane a few times because of the ice,” said bicycle safety instructor Khal Spencer. “One motorist decided he didn’t like me there and honked at me to get over on to the ice patch and proceeded to pass me with about seven inches to spare – possibly closer, I could’ve reached out and touched his car.”

  • Rees awarded AAAS Fellow

    William S. Rees, Jr. of Los Alamos National Laboratory has been awarded the distinction of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow.
    As part of the Chemistry section, Rees was elected as an AAAS Fellow for scientific and educational contributions to the field of materials chemistry, and for sustained policy contributions leading to enhancements in national security basic research. Election as a Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.

  • Anastasio addresses community leaders

  • Update 01-11-11

    School board meeting today

    The LAPS board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in Pajarito Cliffs Building 1 conference room.

    No trash pickup

    In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day there will be no trash or recycling collection on Monday. If this is your normal trash day then put your trash out two days later on Wednesday, Jan. 19.


  • County launches pile burning initiative

    After a two-year break, pile burn operations aimed at reducing the impacts of wildfire will resume on county land this week.
    The Los Alamos County Parks Division and the Santa Fe National Forest plan to continue maintenance burning in Pueblo, Bayo, and Walnut canyons beginning Thursday.
    “We’re anticipating a dry spring and we’d like to remove as much wildland fuel as we can while it remains cold and there is snow on ground,” said Craig Martin, Los Alamos County Open Space Specialist.

  • Police Beat 01-11-11

    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.

    Dec. 30

    10:02 – Andrew Hime, 46, of Los Alamos was arrested and charged with two counts of battery on a household member and one count of assault against a household member.
    Dec. 31