Today's News

  • Victor Adrian Reyes

    REYES – Our Beloved Angel Victor Adrian Reyes, 15 months, of Santa Fe, passed away Dec. 20, 2007.Baby Victor was born Sept. 25, 2006, in Santa Fe, the loving son of Nicole M. Trujillo and Chris Porter. He loved playing with his older brother Dyllon, eating and dancing, and will be missed dearly.He is survived by his loving parents: Nicole M.

  • Lab continues to close off discussion

    A couple of weeks ago, Rep. Steve Pearce came to Los Alamos to talk to local residents and address LANL employees.This week, Rep. Tom Udall was here to do the same.

  • Thinking Makes It So: Novelty v. truth v. cliches v. a pleasant lunch

    We each have our own list. Sunken in our minds, nearly lost in there among names of items we’ve forgotten to buy at the grocery store over the course of our lives, are insights, pure and ancient-sounding in their shrewdness.Roofers, bakers, political candidates, fast-food restaurant managers, Nobel prize laureates, movie stars, even video game geeks have these lists.We rarely discuss them during our lunch breaks, saying, “Mmmm, this is good hummus.

  • The race is on

    Tired of watching bills pass the House and die in the Senate, Rep. Tom Udall, D-N.M., spoke with Senate leadership and received assurances before deciding to jeopardize his seniority in the House and run for the Senate.During an interview at the Monitor Thursday, Udall described some of the reasons he threw his hat in the ring. “First, I began to see a very sincere ‘draft Udall’ movement,” he said.

  • Change in the wind


  • Trinity lease close to vote

    Closure on the Trinity Development Project is getting near. During a briefing to the Los Alamos Board of Education Thursday, Superintendent James Anderson said the committee met last week that Los Alamos Assistant County Administer Tony Mortillaro assembled to provide him input on the agreement with Boyer.“It looks like (the county is) getting quite close on getting an agreement with Boyer,” Anderson said.Both Anderson and school board member Joan Ahlers said they do not anticipate any major changes to the documents between the county a

  • Calling for massive show of green spirit

    The Los Alamos Youth Leadership A-Squad Team will be selling Topper Green Spirit shirts at the upcoming home boys and girls basketball games this weekend. 

  • The county doesn't look a day over 59

    Los Alamos is still a youthful town, compared to our neighbor Santa Fe, which will celebrate its 400th birthday in 2010.  Born on June 10, 1949, Los Alamos will turn 60 next year. To mark the milestone in the town’s history and to and create a cohesive set of events, a committee has formed to oversee the planning of a whole series of events, from lectures to picnics. The committee is chaired by former county councilors Chris Chandler and Lawry Mann.“We should use this occasion to build on community spirit,” Chandler said.

  • Forget cooking

    Having a hard day at work? Wishing you didn’t have to fix dinner again? Then plan to join the House of Hope Women and enjoy a full pancake dinner from 5:30-7 p.m. Shrove Tuesday, Feb. 5, in the Parish Hall of Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church on Trinity Drive. Donations for this pancake dinner are $4 for children (10 and younger), $7 per adult and $18 per family. Tickets may be purchased at the church after each Sunday service, in the church office, or at the door the night of the dinner.

  • Sports Schedule


    Boys basketball: LAMS at Capshaw, seventh-grade 4 p.m., eighth-grade 5:30 p.m.



    Wrestling: Los Alamos at Deming Duals in the Desert, 10 a.m.


    Diving: Los Alamos at Farmington Invite, 4 p.m.


    Girls basketball: Los Alamos at Española Valley, C-Team 4 p.m., JV 5:30 p.m., varsity 7 p.m.