Today's News

  • Giving an opinion

    A large crowd turned out for the National Nuclear Security Administration’s public hearing Wednesday night at the Hilltop House.

  • Time to hit the books

    Being a bookworm is about to payoff; Mesa Public Library is hosting the Battle of the Books March 21.Young people in grades four through eight can register at 5:30 p.m. for the book battle that follows from 6-8 p.m. Participants will receive a T-shirt and dinner.The biggest prize, however, is the chance to compete in the state Battle of the Books, which will be held April 19 in Las Cruces, N.M.To advance to the state level, young people first test their literary skills locally.

  • It's a Skiesta!

    Don’t put away the skis and snowboards just yet; the opportunity to squeeze a few more runs down Pajarito Mountain will be offered during Skiesta Saturday at the ski area.Registration will be held from 8:30 -10 a.m. in the main lodge. Admission is free.The activities include Skin up, Ski Down at 9 a.m. Also, Slopestyle Snowboard and Ski Competition will be at 11 a.m. Following this competition will be the Ski and Snowboard Giant Slalom racing at 11:30 a.m. for Skiesta participants and at 10:30 a.m. for the ski race team.

  • Travel back to the 1950s at the Family Council Sock Hop

    Life is just too short not to see Morrie Pongratz dressed as Elvis Presley and this Saturday, you have the chance. Slide on your saddle shoes and tie up trainers because the third annual Fabulous Fifties Family Sock Hop is from 6-10 p.m. Saturday at Fuller Lodge.The fundraiser will benefit the Youth Activity Centers in Los Alamos and White Rock as well as the Los Alamos Family Council’s Counseling Center, both United Way agencies.

  • Take a lesson about love from the play, 'Time Enough'

    Love, like a lot of things in life, comes without any rules or guidelines so it’s up to you to determine what choices will cause good and bad effects. While loads of complicated advice about love exists, local playwright Robert Benjamin’s play, “Time Enough” offers some simple guidance: Just be brave.The audience gets this lesson from Ken (Eric Bjorklund) and Annie (Fran Martone), two people in their golden years who are attending a Shakespeare festival.

  • Political party polls insulting to those they are sent to

    Major political parties send out questionnaires to get a handle on how their members feel about certain issues.They are rigged, of course, the questions phrased in such a way as to invite only one response.Here’s an actual question from a list recently sent to Republican Party members:• Do you support the election of Republican candidates across the country and the rebuilding of our majorities over the next 10 years?Yes. No. Undecided.(Shoot no.

  • LA falls in Wedneday's quarterfinal

    ALBUQUERUQE Just when it looked like there was an upset in the making, the St. Pius X Sartans were at their best.

    St. Pius scored 10 unanswered points to close out the Class AAAA state quarterfinal game Wednesday morning, topping the Los Alamos Hilltoppers 57-50.

    Los Alamos led nearly the entire first three quarters for the game before St. Pius John Ramirez hit a 3-pointer with just 17 seconds left in the third quarter to tie the score at 36.

  • Soccer Referee Clinic set for Sunday

    A United States Soccer Federation (USSF) Grade 9 entry level Soccer Referee Clinic is set for 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The clinic is being hosted by Los Alamos National Bank and will be held in their second floor meeting room at 15th and Trinity Drive.


    Attendees will be trained to be grade 9 referees for recreation youth soccer games up to Youth 14. The clinic also includes a two hour field session.

    Registration is $20 and the clinic fee is $25.

  • Hot yoga in Los Alamos
  • Sign code nearly complete

    Tuesday’s Planning and Zoning workshop revisited a proposed sign code that is almost ready for prime time, after nine workshops and nearly two-and-a-half years of effort by the members of the commission, the business community and Community Development Director Rick Bohn.