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Today's News

  • Boys cross country: Roybal leads LA as it holds off host Braves at home

    SANTA FE — The second half of the season, traditionally, is when the Los Alamos Hilltopper boys cross country team kicks it up to a whole new level.
    At Saturday’s Santa Fe Indian School Invitational, Los Alamos showed that 2010 may be no exception to that rule.
    The Hilltoppers picked up a solid victory in Saturday’s race, which takes place on the SFIS campus. The team earned a score of 57, 14 points better than the host Braves, who this year have a solid team and could well be a sleeper at the Class AAA state meet.

  • Search for missing balloonists 'close to the limit'

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Hundreds of balloonists in New Mexico lifted off Saturday at dawn amid a somber mood, opening the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta while search crews on the other side of the globe scoured the seas for two of the sport's most acclaimed pilots.

  • Police apprehend smash and grab suspects

    Los Alamos police apprehended two suspects at Anderson Overlook Friday afternoon under investigation for a series of smash and grab thefts plaguing local automobiles in the community for some time.

    Sgt. Fred Rascon, Sgt. Preston Ballew, Det. Jeremy Duran and officers Paige Early and Chris Ross gathered evidence at the scene where the suspects, Aaron Roybal and Nathan Zamora were parked in their red Honda.

    A short time later, police captured a third suspect, Delbert Roybal, who was hiding out at Smith's Food and Drug Center on Central Avenue.

  • CYFD assumes custody of newborn

    Baby Grey Vigil will be transferred from UNMH to hospice care now that the Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD) has taken custody of the Los Alamos infant allegedly left in a closet by his mother for three days.


    Katrina Vigil, 25, reportedly hid her pregnancy, gave birth to Grey at her home last Friday and then kept him in the closet. Her mother, Holly Vigil, discovered the baby on Monday and brought him to Los Alamos Medical Center Tuesday.

  • Public invited to design changes for NM 502

    The NM 502 Transportation Corridor Study wants the public to have a hand in this project – literally,
    During a community workshop from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Fuller Lodge, participants will be broken into groups and asked to develop their own design for the corridor.
    Besides offering the community a hands-on activity for this project, the workshop will also feature a presentation regarding existing conditions and members of the audience will be able to offer their own goals and visions for the corridor.

  • Update 10-01-10

    Cowboy breakfast

    The Los Alamos Pony Club will sponsor a Cowboy Breakfast from 7-11 a.m. Sunday at the Los Alamos Sheriff’s Posse Lodge, 650 North Mesa. The menu will include plain, blueberry, banana and chocolate chip pancakes, sausage, bacon, eggs, juice and coffee. The cost is $6 for adults and $4 for children younger than 10.

    Agenda item moved

  • Cyberbullying concerns grow

    The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) said cyberbullying is equally to blame in the tragic death of the Rutgers University student who committed suicide on Wednesday.
    Teens’ lives today exist in a variety of places such as school hallways, part-time jobs, and friends’ houses. Now many teens also have lives on the Internet. And bullying has followed teens online.

  • Religion listings 10-01-10

    Baha’i Faith
    For information, e-mail losalamosla@gmail.com. For general information, call the Baha’i Faith phone at 1-800-228-6483.

    Bethlehem Lutheran

  • Bible Answers 10-01-10

    “I read recently that religion is bad for society. The author claimed that religion, especially Christianity, only serves to hamper progress in ethics, education and science. Any comments?”— Lisa

  • Something happens and I'm head over heels

    Los Alamos Hilltopper boys soccer player Nicholas Castaño goes upside down as he attempts a flip throw-in during Thursday’s game at Sullivan Field. Los Alamos took on the Piedra Vista Panthers in an important Class AAAA contest.