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Today's News

  • Lynn Ann Pruvost

    Lynn Ann Pruvost passed away quietly with her family at her bedside at her daughter’s home on Friday, Nov. 2, 2007, in Rio Rancho, N.M. She is survived by her husband Norman Pruvost of 46 years, her one and only child Chantal Hopkins, husband Larry and two grandchildren, Elizabeth, 9, and Zachary, 7. Lynn had been diagnosed Aug. 3, 2007, with ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease); it had a rapid progression that took everyone by surprise. Lynn was an avid quilter.

  • Time to move forward

    The county’s proposed agreement with the school district over the land and income for the Trinity Site project is something that must be studied carefully.

    It is true that the schools need a reliable revenue stream and new facilities to replace the old Quonset huts along Trinity Drive.

    And the county needs land along Trinity for its economic development plans.

  • Nation must remember veterans

    Today marks the recognition of Veterans Day. It was originally set aside as Armistice Day to recognize the end of World War I, but on June 1, 1954, the aname of the holiday was changed to Veterans Day as a tribute to all soldiers who have fought for or who are fighting for the United States.

    It is a time we should all remember those who struggled to preserve our freedoms.

  • County Beat

    • Tuesday – Public Meeting with the Fuller Lodge Historic District Advisory Board– 5:30 p.m., Pajarito Room, Fuller Lodge. On the agenda: discussion and public comment on a plan by the National Park Service to create a Manhattan Project historic designation within the national park system.

    • Wednesday – Grand Opening for the White Rock Fire Station – 4-6:30 p.m., N.M. 4, White Rock. On the schedule: Hose uncoupling ceremony with public officials from the local, state and federal governments.

  • LA to take on Moriarty in first round of football playoffs

    On Saturday night, the Los Alamos Hilltopper football team found out its seed in the upcoming Class AAAA state football tournament.Los Alamos received an eighth-seed by the New Mexico Activities Association’s tournament selection committee. And while it will get to play a first round game against Moriarty at home, should it get past that game, a juggernaut will await.Los Alamos ended up just one round removed from the defending state champion and number one seed Artesia Bulldogs.

  • LA hangs 95 on Bernalillo Friday

    Scoring 27 points in one half sends a message.And then there was the half where there wasn’t a running clock.In its season finale Friday night at Sullivan Field, the Los Alamos Hilltopper football team scored on all 11 of its possessions and three of the Bernalillo Spartans’ in a 95-0 decision.The victory clinched the District 2AAAA runner-up spot for the Hilltoppers, and assures of them of a place in the AAAA state tournament, which gets underway this weekend.Los Alamos safety Matt Zocco, who also spent some time at wingback and

  • LA takes district title at Espanola

    ESPAÑOLA — Following Thursday’s drubbing of the Capital Jaguars, the Los Alamos Hilltopper volleyball team said it wasn’t satisfied.And Saturday night, Los Alamos showed its dissatisfaction to the Española Valley Sundevils.Los Alamos, the second-seed in the District 2AAAA tournament, upended the top-seeded Sundevils 25-19, 25-21, 21-25, 25-15 to claim the district title.It was the second time in as many tries this season that the ’Toppers took it to the Sundevils on their home floor.

  • The Hot Spot to bring high tech entertainment to all ages

    Along with her new real estate venture, entrepreneur Tracy Langford and her son Andy are set to open the first wireless Internet and multi-media entertainment center in town. The Hot Spot, a wireless Internet center with sound-proof gaming rooms, will open toward the end of the month at 1247-D Central Avenue. “The Hot Spot is a new, fresh idea for Los Alamos,” Langford said.

  • White Rock Fire Station to hold grand hose uncoupling

    The grand hose uncoupling ceremony for Fire Station 3 in White Rock will take place at 4 p.m. Wednesday, after which the public will be treated to an open house and tours of the new facility until 6:30 p.m. Local, state and federal officials are expected to take part in the hose-uncoupling, which takes the place of a more traditional ribbon cutting for firefighters.

  • School, college boards to meet

    College board to meet Monday