Today's News

  • Boys basketball: Toppers take on Sartans at The Pit

    It was one of the best total team efforts of the season, and it ended in a loss.That was the big story in the Jan. 15 game between the Los Alamos Hilltoppers and the St. Pius X Sartans, a nondistrict boys basketball contest played at Griffith Gymnasium.Those two teams square off again Wednesday morning, and this time the stakes are considerably higher.Los Alamos and St. Pius meet in the quarterfinals of the state Class AAAA tournament bright and early. Wednesday’s game is scheduled for 8 a.m.

  • LAMS orchestra scores high at national festival

    American String Teachers Association “ASTA was a wonderful experience,” wrote one student when asked to reflect on the festival, which was held Feb. 27 in Albuquerque. “To think that a public middle school orchestra was able to compete in such a prestigious competition and receive an excellent rating is extraordinary,” the student continued.

  • Barbara Ann Krohn

    KROHN – Barbara Ann Krohn, 86, died on February 29, 2008 after a brief illness. She was born in Verona, Wisconsin in 1921 to Clarence and Freida Rockwell. She graduated from The University of Wisconsin with a degree in Art Education. Barbara is survived by her husband of 64 years, Robert D. Krohn; a brother, Clarence Rockwell, Jr.; children Douglas Krohn and his wife Marilyn, Bruce Krohn and his wife Marsha, Dr.

  • Empty Bowls project fills hearts in Los Alamos

    Sitting around a table with family with a bowl full of soup is a luxury not everyone gets to enjoy, said Karen Edwards, Self Help Inc volunteer, said. However, Self Help Inc.

  • Governor vetoes Senate projects

    While accusations fly as to why Gov. Bill Richardson vetoed $7 million from this year’s capital outlay package, Sen. Carlos Cisneros, D-Los Alamos, remains positive.“I don’t think it’s retaliatory, and to say the governor did this maliciously would be immature and uncalled for,” Cisneros said during an interview Friday.

  • Fly paper

    The tiny subject, nearly impossible to swat when loose, was stuck in wax inside a plastic tube with its head sticking out.

  • Wismer, Chiravalle lead UNM-LA Advisory Board

    In a unanimous vote Monday evening, the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Advisory Board elected Michael Wismer their new chairman and Marie Chiravalle secretary."It's a challenging time for the university because of declining enrollment," Wismer said. "But we have a good board and good leadership at the college, and I'm sure we'll work through it.

  • Throwing down the gauntlet?

    While some say the governor’s actions regarding the statewide capital financing package were not politically motivated, it is really hard not to see that in his veto.

  • The laboratorys complex transformation

    You can have questions if you want about what Los Alamos National Laboratory should or should not be doing workwise, but they do deserve credit this past couple of weeks in inviting the community to take a look at its newest, and biggest, project.We have argued for some time that the lab has a story to tell – and in many ways it is a good story.

  • Group looks to revitalize reservoir

    For more than 70 years there was a reservoir in Los Alamos Canyon, supplying water first to the Ranch School, then to the Manhattan Project and the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and eventually to Los Alamos County’s parks and fields.