Today's News

  • Los Alamos light show
  • Senators' CMRR letters draw cheers, jeers

    The recent letters that New Mexico Senators Jeff Bingaman and Tom Udall wrote to Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Energy Secretary Steven Chu about their concerns over deferring construction of the Chemistry Metallurgy Research Replacement facility have created some waves.

    Community leaders applauded the recent letters sent by the New Mexico senators to the defense secretary and energy secretary.

  • Police prep for protests

    Officials from the Los Alamos National Laboratory and the Los Alamos Police Department have decided to take a wait and see attitude when it comes to dealing with this year’s annual anti-nuclear protests.

    On Sunday, Nuke Free Now is sponsoring an all-day event at Ashley Pond featuring ceremonies marking the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945, seminars, a peace march and a series of concerts. 

  • 08-03-12 Church listings

    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

  • A further explanation of monasticism

    Is there monasticism in the Orthodox Church? -  J.A.


    Part three


  • Selvage quits council

    Ron Selvage is off the Los Alamos county council.

    Selvage, who was vice chair of the council, submitted a letter of resignation to council chair Sharon Stover Thursday night.

    In a brief release from the county, public information officer Julie Habiger said, "We are in the process of adding an agenda item to the Tuesday Aug. 7 agenda for council to discuss the vacancy and how to proceed. More details will be available in the agenda documents published this afternoon."

  • State Notes 08-03-12

    Aggie women’s soccer picked 8th in WAC poll

    LAS CRUCES — Despite winning a program-record 10 matches in one season ago, the New Mexico State University Aggies women’s soccer team was picked eighth in the WAC Preseason poll, which is voted on by the league’s nine head coaches.

  • Vargas has the best prediction

    Lisabeth Alfaro Vargas was the top predictor in this week’s Atomic City Roadrunners’ Pace Race.
    This week’s race was Tuesday. It went from Firemen Park near Arizona Avenue, including the nearby trails.
    Vargas had a finish time just six seconds off her predicted time in the race. Vargas topped Bob Westervelt, who was 18 seconds off his predicted time. Katie Gattiker was the only other participant who finished with a prediction error of under one minute.
    The fastest finisher on the 1-mile course was Daniel Romero, who posted a time of 5:27. Isolina Viloma was the fastest female competitor with her time of 9:04.
    On the 3-mile course, Alexander Romero finished in 21:12. Emily Pittman had a time of 24:53 on the long course.

  • Hey Now, You're All-Stars

    The final North-South All-Star games wrapped up this week. Among those taking part were David Knapp (above), representing the 4A/5A North football team and Nick Baker (left), who was selected for the North All-Star basketball team. To participate, athletes must have graduated from high school and excelled for their prep teams.

  • Senior men's tourney results

    Here are the Northern New Mexico Senior Men’s Golf Association results from its stroke-play tournament at Dalton Ranch July 24, and its 2-man scramble and stroke-play tournaments at Pagosa Springs July 25-26:

    Dalton Ranch
    July 24

    Championship flight

    1st low gross: Chuck Padilla, Las Vegas, 84
    2nd low gross: John Hudson, Pagosa Springs, Colo., 75

    First flight

    1st low gross: Jeff Brown, Los Alamos, 82
    2nd low gross: Bob Quick, Los Alamos, 84
    1st low net: Joe Cheavens, Durango, Colo., 69

    Second flight

    1st low gross: Don Rickelman, Durango, Colo., 87
    2nd low gross: Phil Allen, Gallup, 87