Today's News


    William Frank Brewer, age 85, a resident of Baja, California, Punta Banda, passed away from this life on Tuesday, August 26, 2008, in San Diego, CA.

    Frank retired from Zia Co. Los Alamos, NM. He was a resident of Punta Banda for over 25 years, where he served as a friend, a mechanic and an all around handyman for many people. His joy was to fish in the ocean.

    He was preceded in death by his parents; Harley Brewer (1964), Violeta Brewer Maes, Brother’s-in-law; Jerry Cox, Bobby Mares, Max Avila and two grandchildren Matthew and Melissa Atencio.

  • Fox designs to capture her clients' style

    Interior Designer Suzette Fox strives to create not only an aesthetically pleasing environment for her clients but one that stands the test of time.

    “It is my desire to bring beauty to a space by highlighting a home’s best features,” said the dynamic owner of Suzette Fox Interior Design. “I take into account my client’s personal style and taste so it feels like home to them. In fact, it’s all about the feeling you get when you walk into a room. If it feels spacious, warm, and inviting, I’ve done my job.”

  • 'Canyon Watch' dedication held at North Mesa

    The roundabout at North Mesa got a new inhabitant on July 31. And the bronze cougar sculpture, entitled

    “Canyon Watch,” was installed with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the roundabout on Thursday.

  • Innovative programs draw parents and teens.doc

    Healthy families seeking reinforcement, those beginning to experience issues and others already in deep-struggle mode have several unique options available through Family Strengths Network.

    The funfilled, fast-paced, results oriented programs include Family Solutions: for Teens and Parents Together, Girls Circle, Envision Your Future for boys and a workshop called, Hurdling Homework Hassles: Help for 7th, 8th, and 9th graders.

  • Volleyball: LA tops Academy on road

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper volleyball team got into the win column at Albuquerque Academy Thursday.

    Los Alamos held on through three close sets to knock off Academy’s Chargers on the road, winning in straight sets, 25-20, 25-23, 25-23.

    Grabbing their first win of the season was a good way for the Hilltoppers to enter this weekend’s Moriarty Invitational. The Hilltoppers had, among others, second-ranked Class AAAAA squad Las Cruces as a pool play opponent this morning.

    Los Alamos continues play at Moriarty through Saturday.

  • Football: Toppers to unveil new look Saturday

    Things didn’t finish off very well for the Los Alamos Hilltopper football team in 2007.

    This season, however, things started to look up even before preseason practices officially began.

    Los Alamos had approximately 50 players come out regularly for its summer workouts and got a lot of weight room and conditioning work done. That extra work allowed the Hilltoppers to install a whole new offensive look.

  • New sculpture finds a home in Los Alamos

     If you've driven by the Hilltop Hotel recently, you may have noticed a new addition to the median between Trinity Drive and Central Avenue.

    The object in question stands about 18-feet-high and is made of aluminum and sports a purple and blue paint job.

    The sculpture titled “Nexus” was installed at its current location on Sept. 3 and was created by Lyle London of Art in Metal, based in Tempe, Ariz.

  • McCain-Palin ticket is official

    As the four-day 2008 Republican National Convention came to an end Thursday night, presidential nominee Sen. John McCain and running mate Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin waved to the cheering crowd in St. Paul's Xcel Energy Center.

  • Michelle Obama meets military wives

    SANTA FE – Five wives shared with Michelle Obama the struggles they endure while their military husbands are deployed overseas.

    Obama, the wife of Democratic presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama, met with the women and an invitation only assembly in the Greer Garson Theater at the College of Santa Fe Thursday morning.

    The potential first lady promised during the roundtable discussion that a Barack Obama administration would strengthen the military and improve health care for veterans.

  • Truce: Experiment reveals coexistence between competing states

    Scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory, working with an international team of collaborators, have reported a curious scientific phenomenon that seems to defy conventional explanations.

    This peculiar situation has emerged in a series of steps over the last several years. It involves superconductivity and magnetism, well-known rival states of matter that have now been found under certain precise conditions to get along very well.