Today's News

  • Los Alamos showcases business community for legislative reception

    SANTA FE — Los Alamos presented a strong presence at the annual Legislative Reception in the El Dorado Hotel & Spa Monday evening. From their booth, Executive Director Kevin Holsapple of the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce/Los Alamos Commerce and Development Corporation and his staff touted the attributes of Los Alamos and its businesses to hundreds of attendees.“We tend to approach this event on two levels,” Holsapple said.

  • Wrestling: Toppers look solid in two-day tourney

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper wrestling team picked up right where it left off.After a big showing at the Albuquerque Academy Invitational wrestling tournament Jan. 12, Los Alamos followed up with perhaps its best showing of the season.

  • Diving: Hendricks finishes strong at Academy

    ALBUQUERQUE — While there was plenty of competition to go around at Friday’s diving meet, divers from Los Alamos were scarce.Hilltopper diver Lisa Ann Hendricks was awarded a high score of six-and-one-half with her back dive straight and sixes in five of her 11 dives Friday as she tied for fifth-place at the Albuquerque Academy Invitational diving meet.Hendricks was the only diver from Los Alamos competing among 17 entrants in the girls competition Friday.The 11-dive routine, as well as the large field for the event, made things slow-going.<

  • Swimming: LA girls finish second, boys third at Natatorium

    ALBUQUERQUE — All in all, just about everything’s going according to plan.Several swimmers from Los Alamos turned in season- and career-best performances at Saturday’s Albuquerque Academy Invitational as the Hilltopper girls took second place in team standings and the Hilltopper boys grabbed third overall.In Saturday’s meet, held at the Natatorium on the Academy campus, Los Alamos’ girls won three events including the finale, the 400-yard freestyle relay.

  • Girls basketball: LA drops two games at home

    It’s not often that the Los Alamos Hilltopper girls varsity basketball team is going into a game with the smaller lineup.But the St. Pius X Sartans sport some height on their roster, and that height paid dividends for them in Saturday’s game.St.

  • Boys basketball: LA thumps Scorps, Knights

    At the 3:44 mark of the first quarter the score was Alex Kirk 9, Farmington nothing.Farmington’s situation didn’t improve throughout the duration of the game.The Los Alamos Hilltopper boys varsity basketball team was an ungracious host to the Farmington Scorpions Saturday, knocking off the Scorpions 62-38 Saturday afternoon in Griffith Gymnasium.Kirk, Los Alamos’ 6-foot, 9-inch center, outscored Farmington 13-8 in the first half.

  • County Beat

    • Monday– county offices closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    • Tuesday– Personnel board – 11:30 a.m., Council Chambers, 475 20th St.
    • Thursday – Los Alamos Public School Board – 6 p.m., Barranca Mesa School, 57 Loma del Escolar. On the agenda: the Trinity Site Project and public school leases, superintendent search.

  • Ella Pearl (Hobbs) Scullawl

    SCULLAWL – Feb. 12, 1913 – Jan. 10, 2008 – Ella Pearl (Hobbs) Scullawl, a long-time resident of Los Alamos, passed into her next life with the Lord at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008. She was one of four children born to Nellie and Ottie Hobbs, all of whom preceded her in death. She was born in Kansas, but later moved with her family to Oklahoma. After graduating from high school Ella married Jim Scullawl. Jim preceded her in death in 1972.

  • Lois L. (Baldwin) Busse

    BUSSE – Lois L. (Baldwin) Busse, age 83, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008, at her home in Los Alamos.She was born Feb. 28, 1924, in Delta, Colo., the third of four children to Ralph and Martha Baldwin. She married C. Eugene “Gene” Busse of Delta on May 8, 1943. in San Diego.After high school graduation, she worked for Consolidated Aircraft in San Diego until the end of WWII. Following her husband’s discharge from the Navy in 1945, she returned to Delta and began a new phase of her life as a devoted wife and mother.

  • Gordon M. Burge

    BURGE – After recently accepting Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior, Gordon M. Burge left to be with his heavenly Father on Jan. 17, 2008. Gordon passed away peacefully at his son’s home in Arroyo Seco. He was 84.Gordon was born in Clay Center Nebraska on Aug. 3, 1923, to Percy and Lillian Burge. After graduating from Reserve High School in Reserve Kansas, Gordon entered the Untied States Navy and served in the South Pacific during World War II.