Today's News

  • Girls track and field: Toppers look strong in opener

    ALBUQUERQUE — To open the season, the Los Alamos Hilltopper girls track and field team got a chance to take a long, hard look at its newcomers.Several of Los Alamos’ competitors were off for Saturday’s Albuquerque Public Schools meet, many of them at a state choral event, many of the squad’s younger and less-experienced athletes got a chance to compete in their first varsity event at Wilson Stadium.And, in the estimation of Hilltopper head coach Paul Anderson, the youngsters performed well.“I think they’ll figure it o

  • Boys track and field: Five qualify for state meet

    ALBUQUERQUE — For the first meet of the season, things went pretty well, although there’s still plenty of room for improvement.At the season opener Saturday, the Los Alamos Hilltopper boys track and field team put five qualifiers into the state Class AAAA meet in four events.Saturday’s meet, which was held at Milne Stadium included several teams from around Albuquerque and northern New Mexico.

  • Boys basketball: LA advances with win over Deming

    DEMING — A cool 18-of-18 from the free throw line nailed down a 63-54 Los Alamos victory at Deming High School Saturday, sending the Hilltoppers to the ‘elite 8’ next week in the Class AAAA State Basketball Tournament in Albuquerque.Twin guards Ben and Nik Allen dictated much of the game’s tempo and the inside play from 6-foot-9 Alex Kirk boosted the ’Toppers to a 15-point lead midway through the third period.Deming (12-18) whittled at that lead and pulled to within three points on three different occasions in that third period.

  • Girls basketball: Hilltoppers get ousted by Panthers

    At the time it might have seemed like a pull of the slot machine, but the Piedra Vista Panthers hit the jackpot.At the half, Piedra Vista Panther head coach Lee Marett decided to pack the paint on defense, even though the Los Alamos Hilltoppers seemed to have a good thing going from the outside in the first half.But the gamble worked big.

  • Barbara Ann Krohn

    KROHN – Barbara Ann Krohn, 86, died on February 29, 2008 after a brief illness. She was born in Verona, Wisconsin in 1921 to Clarence and Freida Rockwell. She graduated from The University of Wisconsin with a degree in Art Education. Barbara is survived by her husband of 64 years, Robert D. Krohn; a brother, Clarence Rockwell, Jr.; children Douglas Krohn and his wife Marilyn, Bruce Krohn and his wife Marsha, Dr.

  • Throwing down the gauntlet?

    While some say the governor’s actions regarding the statewide capital financing package were not politically motivated, it is really hard not to see that in his veto.

  • School board to meet in Speech Theater

    The Los Alamos Board of Education is set to meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Speech Theater at Los Alamos High School.

    The board is scheduled to continue discussion on the search for a superintendent to replace Dr. James Anderson who is retiring in June.

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  • UNM-LA Advisory Board to elect new officers

    The University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Advisory Board is set to elect new officers at their meeting set for 5:30 p.m. Monday at the campus Lecture Hall.

    Currently, Nelson Hoffman serves as board chair and Michael Wismer as secretary. Linda Daly, Marie Chiravalle and Ron Dolin are members.

  • Heroes needed

    It is always better to be safe than to be sorry. So to prepare for the worst, the American Red Cross in Rio Arriba and Los Alamos counties are kicking off a grass roots campaign, called Heroes from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.