Today's News

  • County Beat

    • Tuesday – Public Meeting with the Fuller Lodge Historic District Advisory Board– 5:30 p.m., Pajarito Room, Fuller Lodge. On the agenda: discussion and public comment on a plan by the National Park Service to create a Manhattan Project historic designation within the national park system.

    • Wednesday – Grand Opening for the White Rock Fire Station – 4-6:30 p.m., N.M. 4, White Rock. On the schedule: Hose uncoupling ceremony with public officials from the local, state and federal governments.

  • LA to take on Moriarty in first round of football playoffs

    On Saturday night, the Los Alamos Hilltopper football team found out its seed in the upcoming Class AAAA state football tournament.Los Alamos received an eighth-seed by the New Mexico Activities Association’s tournament selection committee. And while it will get to play a first round game against Moriarty at home, should it get past that game, a juggernaut will await.Los Alamos ended up just one round removed from the defending state champion and number one seed Artesia Bulldogs.

  • LA hangs 95 on Bernalillo Friday

    Scoring 27 points in one half sends a message.And then there was the half where there wasn’t a running clock.In its season finale Friday night at Sullivan Field, the Los Alamos Hilltopper football team scored on all 11 of its possessions and three of the Bernalillo Spartans’ in a 95-0 decision.The victory clinched the District 2AAAA runner-up spot for the Hilltoppers, and assures of them of a place in the AAAA state tournament, which gets underway this weekend.Los Alamos safety Matt Zocco, who also spent some time at wingback and

  • LA takes district title at Espanola

    ESPAÑOLA — Following Thursday’s drubbing of the Capital Jaguars, the Los Alamos Hilltopper volleyball team said it wasn’t satisfied.And Saturday night, Los Alamos showed its dissatisfaction to the Española Valley Sundevils.Los Alamos, the second-seed in the District 2AAAA tournament, upended the top-seeded Sundevils 25-19, 25-21, 21-25, 25-15 to claim the district title.It was the second time in as many tries this season that the ’Toppers took it to the Sundevils on their home floor.

  • The Hot Spot to bring high tech entertainment to all ages

    Along with her new real estate venture, entrepreneur Tracy Langford and her son Andy are set to open the first wireless Internet and multi-media entertainment center in town. The Hot Spot, a wireless Internet center with sound-proof gaming rooms, will open toward the end of the month at 1247-D Central Avenue. “The Hot Spot is a new, fresh idea for Los Alamos,” Langford said.

  • White Rock Fire Station to hold grand hose uncoupling

    The grand hose uncoupling ceremony for Fire Station 3 in White Rock will take place at 4 p.m. Wednesday, after which the public will be treated to an open house and tours of the new facility until 6:30 p.m. Local, state and federal officials are expected to take part in the hose-uncoupling, which takes the place of a more traditional ribbon cutting for firefighters.

  • School, college boards to meet

    College board to meet Monday

  • Invaluable friendship: Coincidence draws soldiers together

    Brought together by circumstance, two men are serving their country in different ways, Capt. AJ Salazar as part of a legal team bringing justice to a war-torn country, and Lt. Eric Rudberg on the streets of Baghdad, bringing security to dangerous neighborhoods. Their meeting was a coincidence, but the friendship that grew out of it is invaluable to both men.When Councilor Jim Hall introduced Salazar to the council Oct. 30, there was more than a professional bond between the two men. “Capt.

  • Mother and son team up to open real estate company and multi-media entertainment center

    Longtime Los Alamos Realtor Tracy Langford is launching two new businesses later this month. The first is The LA Real Estate Group, which she said is going to approach real estate in a whole new way.“We are going to run an old business in a new way,” Langford said during an interview in her new offices at 1247-D Central Avenue Friday. “We’re going to be tied a lot more to the Internet than we are to traditional marketing concepts such as print media.

  • Manhattan Project meeting press release

    Without a doubt, the Manhattan Project was the reason for the creation of the town of Los Alamos many years ago. An upcoming public meeting this week will focus on this period of time for Los Alamos, and how the community could best be represented in a national park now under consideration.