• People In The News 11-25-14

    Matthew J. Leslie, has been selected to attend Undergraduate Pilot Training upon graduation from the United States Air Force Academy. He is currently serving as C/Capt Flight Commander with Cadet Squadron 11, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado. Leslie is the son of Paul and Carolyn Leslie, of Los Alamos, and is a 2011 graduate of Los Alamos High School.

  • People In The News 11-12-14

    Kaylie Burk, a junior at Los Alamos High School, has been nominated to attend the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, D.C. Friday through Sunday.
    The Congress of Future Medical Leaders is an honors-only program for high school students who want to become physicians or go into medical research fields.
    Burk was nominated by Dr. Connie Mariano, the medical director of the National Academy of Future Physicians and Medical Scientists to represent Los Alamos High School based on her academic achievement, leadership potential and determination to serve humanity in the field of medicine.

  • 10 named as commended students

    Los Alamos High School Principal Dr. Deborah Belew-Nyquist presented Letters of Commendation recognizing LAHS Commended Students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. Front from left, Eleanor Devlin, Helen Lu, Aletta Marciano, James Sinnis. Back from left, Samuel Wolfe, Sudeep Dasari, Gerald Collom and Jacob Holesinger. Not pictured: Megan Kuzmack and Wesley Skidmore.

  • Montoya-Pacheco Wedding

    Ashley Michelle Montoya and Aaron Charles Pacheco were married Aug. 9, 2014 in Durango, Colorado. The bride is the daughter of Lawrence and Yvonne Montoya of White Rock. The groom is the son of Mary Pacheco of Los Alamos and Charles Pacheco of Santa Fe.
    Surrounded by family and friends, the wedding and reception was held at the beautiful Ridgewood Event Center at Blue Lake Ranch.
    The bridesmaids were Chelsea Abeln, Kiyana Allen Glass, Danielle Beckman and bridesman Isaiah Cisneros. The groomsmen were Drew Lara, William Pacheco, Ian Wright and Michael Gutierrez. The ring bearer was Jnai Pacheco, the flower girl was Lyric Gutierrez and banner holders were Yaza Pacheco and Lyric Gutierrez.
    The bride and groom both attended Los Alamos High School. The bride graduated from the University of New Mexico and is pursuing her Ph.D. in Human Genetics at the University of Colorado. The groom attended University of New Mexico-Los Alamos and New Mexico State University and is currently a software developer.
    The couple resides in Aurora, Colorado. 

  • People In The News 10-09-14

    On July 11, Benjamin Macdonell, a 1999 alum of Los Alamos High School, was awarded a Medal of Honor from Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie, of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.
    Macdonell, a police officer since 2010, and his team forced entry through a security door to save two elderly women from a burning house — a fire started by a Molotov cocktail.

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    Erik Anderson, an Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) cadet at the University of Rhode Island recently graduated from the Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) at Fort Knox, Kentucky.
    Anderson is the son of Timothy Renshaw of Los Alamos and Kristen Anderson of Charlestown, Rhode Island. He is a 2011 graduate of Monadnock Regional High School, Swanzey, New Hampshire.

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    Tristan Goodwin of Los Alamos was one of more than 200 new students who enrolled in Cornell College for the 2014-15 academic year.  

  • Engagement 10-05-14

    Christiane and John Bounds are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter Claire Samantha to Christopher Glenn Campbell.
    Christopher is the son of Patricia and Bruce Campbell of Breckenridge, Colorado. Claire is a graduate of Colorado State University-Fort Collins with a bachelor’s degree in microbiology. She works for Sandoz in Broomfield as a chemist.
    Christopher is a graduate of CSU-Fort Collins with a bachelor’s degree computer science. He works for Aerstone in Boulder, Colorado.
    The couple is planning a Nov. 8 wedding in Boulder, Colorado.

  • Births 10-05-14

    Sept. 24: A girl, Violet Joy Durham, born Abbey and Matt Durham
    Sept. 26: A girl, Emma Matsuzaki Chien, born to Yan-Ting Chien and Hiroko Matsuzaki
    Sept. 29: A girl, Lily Anne Christine Montoya, born to Leanne and Jemuel Montoya
    Sept. 29: A boy, Joseph Garcia, Jr., born Amber Ocaña and Joseph Garcia

  • Births 09-28-14

    Sept. 4: A girl, Aly Rose Martinez, born to Audrey R. and Dennis T. Martinez
    A boy, Graham David Casleton, born to Emily and David Casleton
    Sept. 5: A girl, Felicity Rose Dinkel, born to Maria and Dominic Dinkel
    Sept. 13: A girl, Adelheid Kristin Weis, born to Danielle K. Hauck and Eric M. Weis
    A girl, Amelia May Rebecca Robinson, born to Holly and Joseph Robinson
    A girl, Ari Snow Nakaoka, born to Kendra Pientka and Tyler Nakaoka
    A girl, Brooke Teresita Martinez, born to Bridgette and Frank Martinez
    Sept. 23: Brian Grange Cardon, born to Taylor and Jamie Cardon 

  • Champion-Springfield Wedding


    Carol Lynn Champion and Zachary Jay Springfield were married Aug. 9 in Annapolis, Maryland surrounded by family and friends. The groom is the son of Steve and Ellie Springfield, of White Rock.
    The wedding and reception took place at the Governor Calvert House in Annapolis, Maryland. The bridesmaids were Stephanie Rulon (bride’s sister), Lindsey Springfield (groom’s sister) and friends Kristyn Riggs, Rachel Massara and Megan Kuhn-McKearin.
    The groomsmen were Brad Springfield (groom’s brother), Jack Champion (bride’s brother) and friends Sean Bowyer, Pat Pellette and Deepak Aggarwal. The bride is a graduate of Jefferson Township
    High School 2003 in New Jersey, and Rutger’s University 2007 and 2008.
    She works as a CPA tax accountant for Ernst and Young LLP. The groom is a graduate of Los Alamos High School 2001 and New Mexico State University 2006 and 2007. He works as a CPA auditor for Delloite and Touche LLP.
    Following a honeymoon to Boston and Lisbon, Portugal, the couple resides and works in Madrid, Spain. 

  • Engagement 08-19-14


    Ken and Jennifer Holmes of Los Alamos announce the engagement of their daughter, Royceleen Loqa Holmes to Sergiu Nedevschi, son of Sergiu and Anca Nedevschi of Cluj-Napoca, Romania. The bride, also the daughter of the late Kathlyn Qilapupui of Banganoi, Solomon Islands, graduated from the University of California, Berkeley and is employed as marketing coordinator for Tarana Wireless in Berkeley, California. The groom also graduated from the University of California, Berkeley and is co-founder and executive vice president of Tarana Wireless. The couple will be married on Aug. 24 at the Presidio in San Francisco, California. They will make their home in El Cerrito, California.