Today's News

  • Girls basketball: Toppers claim 3rd straight 2-4A title

    If, by chance, there were any lingering questions about Los Alamos’ dominance in District 2AAAA girls basketball this season, the Hilltoppers answered them emphatically Friday.Los Alamos grabbed control of the District 2AAAA tournament championship game early in the first quarter and never let go, thumping the Española Valley Sundevils 64-45 to claim its third straight district crown.With the win, Los Alamos reached its primary goal of winning the district and its secondary goal of running the table in district.

  • Baseball: Nothing set in stone as LA opens 2008

    Early season baseball in northern New Mexico is always something of a crap shoot.Some seasons, Los Alamos and other northern prep teams can’t practice outside until late March because of snow.The Hilltoppers caught a weather break this week, however, and were able to get out to Bomber Field to get some practice time before their season opener Tuesday.

  • Lola Frances Hodson

    HODSON – Lola Frances Hodson, 84, a resident of Los Alamos, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008, of natural causes. She was preceded in death by her son, Patrick Hodson; her parents, Robert J. and Marie Maher; and brother, Wayne Maher. Lola was a homemaker, a member of the Los Alamos Hospital Auxiliary known to many as the “Pink Ladies,” the Altar Society and the church Choir in Los Alamos.

  • Marguerite Elizabeth Doak Schreiber

    SCHREIBER – Marguerite Elizabeth Doak Schreiber died peacefully in Santa Fe on Feb. 20, 2008, at age 97. Born in Walla Walla, Wash., she was raised in McMinnville, Ore., and graduated there with a degree in French from Linfield College. She married Raemer Edgar Schreiber in 1933. In 1943, Marge, as she was known to most of her friends, accompanied Raemer to Los Alamos, where he participated in the Manhattan Project.

  • Domitila Peinado Flock

    FLOCK – Domitila Peinado Flock, age 94, passed away in Santa Fe on Feb. 26, 2008, quickly of natural causes.

  • LANL tapped for key role in complex transformation

    As part of the government’s efforts to minimize its nuclear footprint, Los Alamos National Laboratory is positioned to play a central role in the National Nuclear Security Administration’s proposed “Complex Transformation” plan.That plan was detailed by LANL Director Michael Anastasio and Joe Martz, a program director in the laboratory’s nuclear weapons program, during a Regional Community Leaders Breakfast Tuesday at the Cities of Gold Hotel Conference Center in Pojoaque. The quarterly breakfast, coordinated by LANL’s Comm

  • Satisfying appetites and hopes at the Empty Bowls Project

    The 15th Annual Los Alamos Empty Bowls Project will be held from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Saturday at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. All of the money raised from this annual event will go to support the work of Self Help Inc.For a $10 donation, attendees will choose a locally painted ceramic bowl, eat a delicious, homemade soup and bread lunch with dessert, and take the bowl home to keep. There will be live music by the Roaring Jelly band, the Four Fifths and the Hill String Quartet.

  • Author Ellen Klages to join Aspen Elementary School in celebrating Read Across America

    It’s time to celebrate books. Monday recognizes the National Education Association’s Read Across America, an event that reflects a year-long effort to focus on reading and literacy in the nation’s public schools.Aspen Elementary School is taking part in this nation-wide program by hosting a presentation by author Ellen Klages, who wrote “The Green Glass Sea” at 8:30 a.m. Monday.Fourth- through sixth-graders will be able hear Klages talk about her book, librarian Kristine Bennett said.

  • Environmental Powwow to be held Saturday

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  • Boys basketball: Hilltoppers knocked out of tourney by Jags

    SANTA FE — Despite the fact Los Alamos wasn’t able to clinch a state playoff berth Thursday night, there appears to be little reason for boys basketball fans to panic.Los Alamos lost Thursday’s District 2AAAA semifinal game to Capital, 57-53 at Edward Ortiz Gymnasium.