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  • Ski Report 01-11-12

    Angel Fire
    31-inch base of packed powder. No new snow reported. 63 trails and 6 lifts open.

    Enchanted Forest
    36-inch base of powder. No new snow reported. 35 trails open.

    40-inch base of packed powder. No new snow reported. Will reopen Friday.

    Red River
    40-inch base of packed powder. No new snow reported. 53 trails and 6 lifts open.

    Sandia Peak
    49-inch base of machine-groomed snow. No new snow reported. 34 trails and 4 lifts open.

    29-inch base of packed powder. No new snow reported. 31 trails and 5 lifts open.

    Ski Apache
    36-inch base of machine-groomed snow. No new snow reported. 54 trails and 9 lifts open.

  • State prep hoops scores 01-11-12

    Boys basketball

    Aztec 64, Santa Fe Indian 34
    Bernalillo 62, Robertson 58
    Bloomfield 71, Navajo Prep 40
    Carlsbad 54, Alamogordo 51
    Cibola 62, Albuquerque High 60
    Dora 74, Gateway Christian 35
    Eldorado 75, Del Norte 53
    Española Valley 52, Cleveland 49
    Guymon, Okla. 66, Clayton 52
    Los Lunas 54, Piedra Vista 39
    Mesilla Valley Christian 49, Chaparral 46
    Mora 71, Questa 54
    NMMI 55, Hagerman 49
    Pecos 57, McCurdy 45
    Roswell 76, Lovington 48
    Sandia Prep 63, Socorro 31
    Santa Fe Prep 66, Coronado 34
    Santa Teresa 44, Silver 40
    Shiprock 67, Miyamura 51
    Tucumcari 60, Estancia 23

    Girls basketball

  • Hilltoppers fall short in comeback attempt

    After a ruinous second quarter, the Los Alamos Hilltopper boys basketball team nearly made up for it in the second half of Tuesday’s game.
    Los Alamos hosted the fourth-ranked St. Pius X Sartans Tuesday at Griffith Gymnasium. Not only are the two teams longtime rivals, Los Alamos had a chance to make a big statement with just over a week before the start of the District 2-4A season.
    But the Hilltoppers, after playing virtually even with the Sartans in the opening period, managed just four points in the second quarter. The second of the two buckets the Hilltoppers managed in the quarter came with under 30 seconds left before the half.

  • VIDEO: Van Der Sloot Pleads Guilty in Peru Killing

    Joran van der Sloot pleaded guilty to the 2010 murder of a 21-year-old Peruvian woman he met at a Lima casino who was killed five years to the day of the unsolved disappearance in Aruba of an American teen in which he remains the main suspect.

  • Memorial services planned for NM guardsman

    ESPANOLA, N.M. (AP) — Memorial services are planned this week for a New Mexico Army National Guardsman who died of a heart attack last month while stationed in Afghanistan.

    The New Mexico National Guard says a rosary for 33-year-old Sgt. Pernell J. Herrera will be held Wednesday evening at DeVargas Funeral Home in his hometown of Espanola.

    Funeral services will be Thursday morning at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, followed by interment at the Santa Fe National Cemetery.

    Herrera was a signal support systems specialist with C Company, 1st Battalion, 171st Aviation Regiment out of Santa Fe.

    Herrera died Dec. 31 while performing physical fitness training in the Helmand Province in Afghanistan.

  • Romney Wins New Hampshire GOP Primary

    Mitt Romney is the winner of New Hampshire's Republican primary. The former governor of neighboring Massachusetts led the polls in New Hampshire for weeks.

  • LA schools get high marks from state

    The state’s first school report cards were released Tuesday and Los Alamos schools have scored well overall.

    However, in looking at individual areas in need of improvement, a number of schools in the district got F’s in terms of helping the lowest performing students make progress. Aspen, Barranca, Chamisa, Piñon, and Los Alamos Middle School got failing grades in terms of helping poor performing students get a leg up on studies.

  • VIDEO: Doomsday Clock Moves Closer to Midnight

    Citing danger of nuclear proliferation and climate change, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists moved the hand of it's 'Doomsday Clock' to five minutes to midnight.

  • VIDEO: Dog Found in the Gulf of Mexico

    Rory O' Connor was fishing on the Gulf of Mexico Saturday when he found a dog swimming towards him, paddling for his life.

  • Police Beat 01-10-12

    Police Beat items are compiled from public information contained in Los Alamos Police Department Records. Charges or citations listed in Police Beat do not imply innocence or guilt.
    Dec. 30

    5 p.m. – Kim Rodgers-Mattys, 45, of Los Alamos was arrested at 1450 Iris St. and charged with battery upon a police officer.
    Dec. 31

    4:40 p.m. – David Norris, 59, of Hernandez was charged on Diamond Drive with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia and issued a citation to appear in court.
    Jan. 1

    7:15 p.m. – A 23-year-old Los Alamos woman reported that she was the victim of harassment on San Ildefonso Road.

    Jan. 2