Today's News

  • Bradbury takes program outside museum

    Hoping to expand the visibility and scope of the Bradbury Science Museum, Linda Deck was hired in August.With experience at the Smithsonian and other top museums, Los Alamos National Laboratory – which funds the museum – hired Deck to move the facility forward.Speaking to the Rotary Club of Los Alamos on Thursday at Fuller Lodge, Deck told the group that the mission of the museum had three main facets.“It is to explain the mission of the lab, it is to educate and it is to preserve the history of the laboratory,” Deck said.<

  • Muni Building fence, RV storage on agenda


  • Local Good Sam's RV chapter supports Dogs for the Deaf

    For about 13 years Jules and Mary Dufour, members of the Pajarito Good Sam’s RV Chapter in Los Alamos, have collected scrap metal and aluminum cans, and sold it in Santa Fe to raise money for worthy causes.Money from the sale of scrap metal and aluminum goes mostly toward sponsoring hearing dogs through Dogs for the Deaf Inc.So far, four dogs have been sponsored, said Ross Meyer, president of the Pajarito chapter of the RV club. Sponsorship costs $5,000, he said.

  • American Red Cross hosts open house

    The open house for the local American Red Cross service station revealed a familiar setting. After years of being located in the municipal building, the Red Cross returned to its old location at 2150 Juniper St.Its return was celebrated with food and music. “It feels good,” Kathy Seguara, service center manager, said.

  • Geological society raises $3,000 for scholarships

    The interior of the Masonic Temple glittered and shone with rocks polished and displayed to show their finery Dec. 1-2. The Los Alamos Geological Society revealed a few natural treasures during the annual Earth Treasure Show.While admission was free, people could purchase items from a silent auction or try their luck at the Wheel of Fortune–spinning a wheel to win a prize.

  • Village Arts to celebrate art and the holiday season

    Los Alamos artist Secundino Sandoval’s work is not displayed in galleries or sold at numerous arts and crafts shows, however a chance to see the artist’s work has arrived.Village Arts by Marilyn is showcasing Sandoval’s work during an open house from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.Sandoval will feature 20 new pieces in the show.

  • LAHS senior earns place in National High School Honor Orchestra

    A Los Alamos High School Senior, Matt Hanson, has been selected to participate in the 2008 National High School Honor Orchestra. The Honor Orchestra will present a full length concert at the National Convention of the American String Teachers Association (ASTA) Feb.

  • Tommie Darnell Rowan

    On the evening of Saturday, Dec. 1, 2007, our beloved mother, Tommie Darnell Rowan, peacefully passed into the arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Born Nov. 14, 1930, in Midland, Texas, Tommie was the oldest child of Juanita and Ed Darnell. Many Midlanders fondly remember Sheriff “Big Ed” Darnell as the sheriff of Midland County for more than 35 years. Tommie attended Midland public schools and then the University of Texas at Austin where she met the love of her life — a standout Longhorn football player named Richard “Rip” Rowan.

  • Cross country: LA has a great time at national meet

    To an extent, the emotions were mixed.Getting as close to a national championship as the Los Alamos XC club did Saturday made some of the team members second-guess their individual performances.“Everyone thinks they could’ve done it if they’d pushed it,” runner Tom Witherell said.

  • Girls basketball: LA falls in APS Tourney first round

    ALBUQUERQUE — Few around the Los Alamos Hilltopper girls varsity basketball team said that anything would come easily this season.The Hilltoppers are in the midst of finding that out now.Los Alamos struggled in the first half against a solid Eldorado Eagles’ squad in the first round of the Albuquerque Public Schools Invitational Tournament.And although it battled back in the second half, Los Alamos could never fully get on track, falling big to Eldorado 63-35.Thursday’s game was played at Eldorado High School.