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Today's News

  • Thank You

    Playschool gets ValentinesLittle Forest Playschool wishes to thank the following individuals and businesses for their donations to the “For Your Valentine” silent auction.

  • Counterintelligence expert to address Black History Month

    The director of the Office of Counterintelligence at Los Alamos National Laboratory will be the keynote speaker for a Black History Month public discussion at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the University of New Mexico -  Los Alamos Lecture Hall, Building 2, upper level.William McKinley Phillips, III, will speak on “How Might We View Black History Month: Embracing Cultural Diversity.”  Phillips was 11 years old and present when Dr.

  • Robert (Rogie) Tyson

    TYSON – Robert (Rogie) Tyson, 87, of Albuquerque, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2008, in Albuquerque at home, with his wife at his side. He was born March 24, 1920, in Wolf Point, Mont., the son of Harry and Anna Tyson. He is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years, Mary; his son Bill and his wife, Nancy of Farmington, N.M.; their four sons: Brian and wife Christa of Pittsford, N.Y.; Kyle and wife Beth of Farmington, N.M.; Dennis and wife Michelle of Las Vegas, Nev.; and Zachary and wife Nicole of Grand Prairie, Texas; and three great-grandchildren.

  • Children learn when to say ‘no’ to adults in YMCA program

    Kicking, screaming, breaking free and dashing towards the nearest telephone to alert 9-1-1 are lifelines mastered by young graduates of a dynamic new program at The Family YMCA.“This will stay with you for the rest of your life,” certified instructor Lisa Gonzales said of the strategic techniques taught in the R.A.D. (Resisting Aggression Defensively) course, which concluded Saturday.R.A.D. is a personal empowerment safety education and violence prevention program for children.

  • Decline in focus led to nuclear incident

    The Defense Science Board (DSB) finds “a marked decline in the level and intensity of focus on the nuclear enterprise and the nuclear mission,” since 1990 and the end of the Cold War.The board was asked by the Secretary of Defense to provide an independent assessment of events surrounding the unauthorized movement by a B-52 aircraft of live nuclear warheads from Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota to Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana last year.“The unauthorized weapons movement incident can be a just-in-time rescue if lasting corrective acti

  • A favorite son?

    Jon Adams may have an inside track in Los Alamos in his bid to represent New Mexico’s Third Congressional District.The 33-year-old lived in Los Alamos from the age of 2. He attended Piñon Elementary, Los Alamos Middle School and attended Los Alamos High School for two years before transferring to a private school.

  • Spotlight on Los Alamos: Mesa Public Library art gallery speaks volumes

    Have you been upstairs?The second floor at Mesa Public Library reveals a whole, almost separate aspect of the library’s many gifts to the community: the 1,000-square-foot art gallery. “We’ve had a history of wonderful, wonderful art,” said Carol Meine, who has served as activities director since 2003.

  • Pion School scores high on state assessment

    Last year Pion Elementary School sixth-grade class achieved the highest percentage of advanced and proficient scores in math and science on the New Mexico Standards Based Assessment in the state.This means more than just meeting the state’s expectations; the high scores are proof of the school’s team work, principal Megan Lee said.Everyone, from teachers to students to parents contributed to this success, Lee said.

  • Girls basketball: Toppers beat Jags on senior night

    Despite giving the visiting Capital Jaguars a sizeable cushion to open the game, the Los Alamos Hilltopper girls basketball team still gave its seniors a good send-off Saturday.Los Alamos spotted Capital nine points in the first three-and-a-half minutes of play, but erased that with a 14-2 run to close out the first quarter.

  • Boys basketball: Hilltoppers fall to Jaguars, 54-49

    SANTA FE — If Los Alamos wants the District 2AAAA championship this season, it’s going to have to earn it the hard way.Capital leapfrogged Los Alamos Friday night in the district race, winning 54-49 at Edward Ortiz Gymnasium.