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Today's News

  • LA chorus and symphony orchestra join forces to present 'Elijah' Sunday

    The Los Alamos Choral Society, together with members of the Los Alamos Symphony Orchestra, is performing Felix Mendelssohn’s “Elijah” at 3 p.m. Sunday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church on Canyon Road. The performance will be directed by Mary Place Badarak and features Loren Jacobson as Elijah.Tickets are available at Brownell’s Hallmark and at the door.

  • Students to show their smarts at county

    Using everything from Petri dishes to Bunsen burners, local students explored the world around them and tested their theories about it. Their discoveries will be revealed during the Los Alamos County science fair.The county science fair will be held Saturday at the Los Alamos High School cafeteria. The public is invited to attend the fair from noon-2:30 p.m. Additionally, people can participate in an award ceremony at 4 p.m.

  • Virginia (Cordova) Zehna

    ZEHNA – Longtime, former resident of Trinidad, Colo., Virginia (Cordova) Zehna was called home to be with the Lord quietly in Los Alamos, N.M., on Jan. 17, 2008. She was 90 years old.Virginia will be remembered by her keen sense of humor, her loving generosity and her strong will to live for her grandchildren and her great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband Frank; their three children, Anita Thompson, Byron (Buddy) Zehna and Joan Barton; and her two brothers, Hector Cordova and Barron Cordova.

  • Sports Update

    LAHS not selling advance tickets for Saturday

  • Girls basketball: Toppers thump Tigers in second half to win

    In retrospect, Los Alamos girls basketball head coach Gerry Washburn might have seen what happened in the second quarter coming.“From the get-go, we set up a play off the tip,” Washburn said. “We didn’t run it. We just threw the ball when we ‘d see someone open.”After several failed attempts to run the floor Saturday against the St.

  • School days for instruction, not for in-service

    We agree with those who say that of all things funded by the state and local governments, education is at the top of the list.There is little else more important than our children and helping to prepare them for the future. Boosting teacher pay is one way to work toward this end.But it is not the only way – as many like to say.More and more teacher pay in New Mexico has gone up and up.

  • Irene R. Arnold
  • Atomic City Corvettes gear up for big event

    A dedicated group of Corvette enthusiasts gather monthly to eat pizza, talk cars and plan events. Mike Ragsdale founded the Atomic City Corvettes Club in October of 2006 and serves as club president.“For many years there were only a few Corvettes in town but over the last few years I noticed an increase,” Ragsdale said.

  • Guest Column: Real federal whistleblower protections in sight

    Congress is getting serious about attacking government corruption sustained by secrecy and enforced by fear.Before Christmas, the Senate unanimously matched House approval of legislation reviving the moribund Whistleblower Protection Act.

  • Pansophy proffered by prez primaries

    Presidential primary politics came packed with rewarding wisdom.Hillary gave me the knowledge a super bright, dynamic woman can contest for the presidency and have a real shot at coronation.McCain gave me hope that in this wacky world of waffling, there is still hope for a tough old boot who tells it as it is.Obama gave me inspiration in that our country, once shamed by slavery, could well elect its first black president.Mike gave me joy in the realization a fun-loving, guitar strumming rock and rolling former Baptist minister with the unlike