Today's News

  • Thinking Makes It So: I hate this play

    I need to begin by stating my bias: I love plays. I have trouble finishing novels, but plays I really book through. This is not a mark of theatrical dexterity. Plays have fewer pages. They contain the barest modicum of description.

  • Class AAAA state wrestling entries

    Here are the entries and win-loss records for the Class AAAA state tournament qualifiers. The tournament will be held Friday and Saturday at the Santa Ana Star Center.Wrestlers are listed in order of individual winning percentage. Seeding was determined at a meeting today, but was not available at press time.

    NOTE: Los Alamos has no entries in weight classes 103, 119, 135, 140 and 215.

  • Toppers take nine to state tourney

    They’re not just happy to be going.Heading into the Class AAAA state championship wrestling tournament, the Los Alamos Hilltopper team set some lofty goals for itself.“I’d love to see the majority of the team taking a medal,” Hilltopper head coach Eric Sorenson said. “It would be nice to bring home a bunch of state medals.

  • Ruby Neil (Simmons) Mills

    Mills – Ruby Neil (Simmons) Mills died Feb. 18, 2008, in Cedar Park, Texas. Mrs. Mills was born Jan. 28, 1920, in New Boston, Texas, to Belton and Ora Simmons, the fourth of 13 children. She grew up in New Boston, Texas, and after graduation from high school in 1938, attended Texarkana Business College. She lived for a short time in Fort Worth, Texas, but returned to live in Texarkana. She worked at the Red River Army Depot during WWII and also for the USO. After the war she met her future husband, Charles A. Mills, who also worked at Red River Army Depot as a security guard.

  • Gill leaving chamber

    “I took this job to find my place in a new community,” Debbie Gill said of her tenure as Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce member services coordinator.After almost three years in the highly visible position in the front office in Central Park Square, Gill is leaving the chamber to take on a new role as board coordinator for the Juvenile Justice Advisory Board.Now that she has found her place, and gotten to know people from all walks of life through the chamber’s programs, she will focus in on an area that has always been close to her heart, that of

  • Fire and ice: Caf talk discusses big ‘what if?’

    Joyce Ann Guzik of Los Alamos National Laboratory spoke about the sun to more than 80 teenagers at the Bradbury Science Museum Wednesday evening.

  • Seven cars burglarized

    A string of shattered windows and stolen property let area residents know that locking their car doors is not enough to keep their belongings safe. Car owners in seven households woke up Wednesday morning to find a variety of items from their cars had been stolen – in some cases through broken windows while in others the culprit or culprits opened unlocked doors to make off with everything from CDs to electronic equipment.Sgt. Jeff Regenold, Cpl. Oliver Morris and Ofc.

  • Spreading the news about Los Alamos Cooperative Market

    After a year and a half of work, the Los Alamos Cooperative Market has some big news to share. The announcement will occur during its first annual cooperative membership meeting at 6:15 p.m. Sunday at the Betty Ehart Senior Center.Besides the announcement, the meeting will provide live music by the Roaring Jellies and a potluck dinner.Along with a dish, participants are encouraged to bring the recipe, which will be put into a cooperative cookbook. The public is welcome to attend.So what is the big news?

  • "Friday Night at the Movies"

    This Sunday marks the 80th anniversary of the Academy Awards. To kick off Hollywood’s annual event, The Los Alamos Community Winds will bring a little bit of “Tinseltown” to the stage this weekend with a concert of music from television and motion pictures titled “Friday Night at the Movies.”Friday’s concert marks the fourth in a series of biennial concerts of music from film and television that The Los Alamos Community Winds have produced.

  • Swimming and Diving: Topper heat assignments for Friday

    Here are the scheduled events for Los Alamos swimmers at Friday’s state championship preliminaries, along with seed times.

    Girls200 medley relayLos Alamos, heat two, 2:00.14.

    200 freestyleSammi Kao, heat two, 2:00.99.

    200 individual medleyLydia Wermer, heat two, 2:20.97; Kara Leasure, heat four, 2:16.15; Lauren Castro, heat four, 2:25.92; Vanessa Chavez, heat four, 2:29.69.