Today's News

  • Boys track and field: Toppers looking forward to 2008

    Those around the Los Alamos Hilltopper boys track and field team rarely get bogged down in details, least of all head coach Larry Baca.Baca’s philosophy, which has served him well for his previous 23 seasons as head coach, is to use the regular season meets as tune-ups for the district championship meet.Los Alamos will get that process started Saturday when it heads to the Albuquerque Public Schools meet. That meet will take place at Milne Stadium.“It’s just to see where we are,” Baca said of the season opener.

  • Girls track and field: LA opens season at APS Saturday

    Filling out the event lineup shouldn’t be a problem for the Los Alamos girls track and field team this season.With 66 roster spots filled already and perhaps a couple more athletes on the way, Los Alamos should have just about everything covered.“We sort of know how many are coming out after basketball,” Los Alamos head coach Paul Anderson said. “It lets us do some things, and it lets the kids do some things.

  • More Dems seek nominations


  • Sen. Cisneros: No ulterior motive behind governors veto


  • Domenici votes on last Budget Resolution


  • County Beat, week March 11 through 14

    County Beat, week of March 10 through 14

    Tuesday Planning and Zoning Commission 5:30 p.m., Annex Conference Room, 901 Trinity Dr. On the agenda: a discussion of changes to the sign code.

    Wednesday Planning and Zoning Commission 5:30 p.m. Annex Conference Room, 901 Trinity Dr. On the agenda: harassment training, board of adjustment nomination

  • United Church to hold auction Sunday

    The United Church of Los Alamos looks ahead to spring break this weekend as it holds its Mexico Mission Auction, starting at 2 p.m. Sunday. The annual event puts funds into church coffers to help build homes for the needy during what is normally a chance to take a break.At press time, 64 builders have signed up to attend the weeklong construction project in Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico.

  • Softball: Young LA team starts season Friday

    It was a tournament to remember.“Last year, it was about 25 degrees and about 30 mile-per-hour winds,” Randy Burditt said. “I think it was the coldest I’ve ever been in Farmington.”Burditt, manager of the Los Alamos Hilltopper softball team, can’t wait to get back to the Four Corners, however. He’s ready to get onto the field and see what his team can do this season.Los Alamos opens up its 2008 campaign Friday when it plays in the Piedra Vista Invitational.

  • Girls basketball: Toppers ready to open 4A tourney

    January definitely wasn’t Piedra Vista’s month.It started off alright for the Panthers, edging out Capital 58-53 in Santa Fe. The rest of the month? Not so good.Piedra Vista dropped six straight in the month of January, a streak that continued through the first week of February before the Panthers were able to right the ship.On the other side of the floor for Friday’s Class AAAA girls basketball tournament first round game are the Los Alamos Hilltoppers, who haven’t lost since mid-January.

  • Ah, sleep

    Yes, dear friend, Daylight Savings Time begins Sunday.