Today's News

  • James W. Myers

    Myers — James W. Myers, 89, a resident of Albuquerque since 1974, passed away Feb. 21, 2008. Born in Bangs, Texas, he is the son of James H. Myers and Ella (Dolly) Baggs Myers, and was one of 14 children. He worked with the Youth Conservation Corps during the Depression and later volunteered for the Texas National Guard. James was a WWII veteran; he served in the U.S. Army and the Army Air Corps. After the war, he met Margie Cline and they were married in 1946. He retired from Los Alamos National Laboratory, where he worked for more than 20 years.

  • What happened to Mr. Cuddle Bear?

    You think back of the great couples, their linked identities warming our hearts.

  • So what's wrong with Los Alamos?

    School board members question why only eight applicants responded to their nationwide search for a new superintendent for Los Alamos Public Schools. The number of applicants actually drops to seven, because one applicant was disqualified for submitting incomplete paperwork. “That’s the lowest I’ve ever seen,” consultant Wesley Lane said at Tuesday’s special school board meeting.

  • LANL worker found innocent in 2004 security breach

    An attorney for former Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist John Horne issued a news release Tuesday saying his client has been vindicated of wrongdoing in the infamous missing CREM (Classified Removable Electronic Media) fiasco of 2004.Santa Fe attorney Timothy Butler stated that an arbitrator from the American Arbitration Association, after a full hearing on the merits, found Horne innocent of security violations that led to months of normal work suspension at LANL by former director G.

  • Skate park contract approved; Faster Internet service for community dominates discussion

    Council approved four items on Tuesday’s consent agenda with one 4-to-0 vote, including the approval of a contract with California Skateparks to design and build a skate park in front of Mesa Public Library, in the amount of $500,275. Council had reaffirmed its support for the skate park location at the Feb. 12 meeting.

  • Juno: a breath of fresh air

    My score: 4/5 kernelsHaving just watched the Academy Awards, it is easy to look back and realize what an extraordinary gamut of movies there have been over the last year. This last weekend, I decided to see a movie that was up for Academy Awards in the Best Actress, Directing, Original Screenplay and Best Picture categories.The movie is about a 16-year-old girl named Juno, played by Ellen Page, who gets pregnant unexpectedly during her high school years after a one-time encounter with her best friend.

  • Wrestling: Los Alamos' state tournament results

    Here are Los Alamos' results from the Class AAAA state wrestling tournament.


    Weight 112

    1st round: Paul Martinez decision over Ishmael Begay, Shiprock, 4-1

    2nd round: Martinez decision over Jesse Zavala, Santa Teresa, 4-1.

    Semifinals: Dezmond Martinez, Farmington, major decision over Martinez, 10-1.

  • Swimming and Diving: State meet results

    Here are the results from the 2008 New Mexico Activities Association championship meet.

    The meet was held Friday and Saturday at the Albuquerque Academy Natatorium.

    Athletes are from Los Alamos unless otherwise indicated.



    Team scores

  • Sports Update

    No LAHS passes accepted for tourney games

    Los Alamos High School will not accept athletic passes or staff IDs for tonight’s boys District 2AAAA tournament basketball game or Friday’s girls District 2AAAA tournament game.Price for admission is $5 per person.Only New Mexico Activities Association-issued passes will be accepted.Ticket sales for both tonight’s game and Friday’s game will start at 6 p.m.

    Hockey team advances to state title game

  • Boys basketball: Hilltoppers hosting Spartans

    The District 2AAAA boys basketball tournament quarterfinals will start tonight at 7 p.m. at Griffith Gymnasium.Los Alamos will play Bernalillo’s Spartans, winners of last night’s tournament first round game. Bernalillo topped Taos 82-72 to advance to tonight’s game.The Hilltoppers (17-9 overall, 5-3 in 2AAAA) have won both of their games against the Spartans this season, a 79-76 decision Feb.