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Today's News

  • County Beat

    County Beat for the Week of Nov. 19 through 23

    • Monday–Art in Public Places Board – noon, Nambé Room, Fuller Lodge. On the agenda: reception for Frank Harlow, art for roundabout.
    • Monday– Youth Advisory Board – 7 p.m., Meeting Room #3, Mesa Public Library.
    • Tuesday–Lodgers’ Tax Advisory Board –1 p.m., Chamber of Commerce, 109 Central Park Square.
  • Walk, run or jog for a good cause and a free turkey

    Traveling just 2.57 miles can make a big difference. At 2 p.m. today, walkers, joggers and runners not only have a chance to win a turkey and a pumpkin pie but they have an opportunity to help decrease world hunger.The Community Resolved to Overcome Poverty (CROP) Walk and the Turkey Trot combined to offer an event that is fun and a worthy cause. LA Cares and the Atomic City Roadrunners sponsor the event. Participants will gather at the Sheriff Posse Lodge.

  • Sports Update

    KRSN to broadcast Hilltopper volleyball final

    KRSN 1490 AM will carry Saturday night’s Class AAAA volleyball championship match should Los Alamos advance tonight.Los Alamos will play Roswell for the right to head to the state title match Saturday. Saturday’s final is set for 6 p.m. at Johnson Center in Albuquerque.Gene Mortensen, voice of the Hilltoppers, will be live in Albuquerque for the final.

    Turkey Trot set for Sunday

  • Hilltoppers have talent, depth on their 2007 squad

    There isn’t much of a hidden agenda around the Los Alamos Hilltopper swimming and diving team’s early season practices.High yardage and intensity for the purpose of building stamina is what it’s all about.Members of the boys and girls team for Los Alamos may not like it now, but ’Topper head coach Bev Leasure knows they’ll need all the stamina they can get as they shoot for state titles.Los Alamos started practice Nov. 5 and has been hitting the Larry R.

  • Toppers stun Rockets in four

    ALBUQUERQUE — ’Topper Town will be talking about this one for awhile.Remember the time the Los Alamos Hilltopper volleyball team came back from 19-10 down in game four to upset the heavily-favored Goddard Rockets?Los Alamos punched its ticket to the state Class AAAA semifinals in the most improbable of ways Thursday, shocking second-seeded Goddard in four games, 25-22, 11-25, 26-24, 25-22 to advance to tonight’s match with the Roswell Coyotes. The winner of tonight’s 6 p.m.

  • Progress at LAPS, UNM-LA good to see

    The spirit of cooperation and collaboration seen emerging between Los Alamos Public Schools and UNM-Los Alamos is a very welcome change.

  • Thinking Makes It So: Not even Steinbeck can save me

    I’ve had an odd week. Not odd as if I suddenly liked marmalade, but a disconcerting, unfamiliar odd – as if the innate spectacularness of the universe swooned into some black hole, leaving only a glaring, poorly constructed meta-fiction for me to inhabit.I shouldn’t blame the universe. It’s my body. A physiological, hopefully fleeing catastrophe has obliterated my ability to dance, play tennis, go for a trail run or even work. Sitting at my desk has become too strenuous. Driving home. Making tea.

  • Burns will continue in the area

    As the prescribed burn in the Upper Frijoles area of Bandelier National Monument winds down, Los Alamos National Laboratory plans to begin two prescribed burns Monday in an area known as Fence Canyon and Lower Potrillo Canyon.The laboratory’s prescribed burns, in Technical Area 68 and Technical Area 36, will take place along NM4 near White Rock. They start Monday, weather permittingThe lab’s Emergency Management Division is managing the burns, which will target a total of 88 acres of dead and fallen trees, shrubs and grasses.

  • Leaders meet here from near and far

    The eastside home of Roger Waterman and his wife Emily was filled with local leaders, leaders from across New Mexico and as far away as Russia Thursday evening.

  • Celebrate thankfulness during Thanksgiving

    What’s happening this Thanksgiving? Let’s see: the Colts will play the Falcons; that should be a good game. Luby’s is offering a complete meal-to-go for its customers at a decent price. Kraft Foods has a wonderful array of recipes online. There is even a “Thanksgiving On The Net” site. If you have some spare time, that is worth visiting.A friend of mine asked me if there were any Thanksgiving celebrations before the Pilgrims came to America. The answer, of course, is yes.