Today's News

  • Submit literary work to library publications

    Students are invited to submit their written work poetry, musical lyrics, short stories, creative nonfiction, drawings, photos, excerpts from their novel, etc. for inclusion in the 2008 “Pajarito Literary Review” for ages 4-12 or “Moebius” for ages 13-18.Students’ typed or printed entry, two typed pages or less, must be received by Feb. 15.Organizers ask that only one-work be submitted per student. Some work may be excluded by editorial decision.

  • Swimming and diving: LA girls win third straight meet

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper girls varsity swimming and diving team surprised itself a little bit by pulling out a win at the Griffin Invitational Saturday.

    With an abbreviated lineup, with a good portion of the team competing in only one or two events, the Hilltopper girls still earned the top spot at the meet, held at the Genoveva Chavez Center in Santa Fe.

  • Wrestling: Toppers bounce back in day two

    At the Robertson Invitational, there arent a lot of cupcakes.

    Thats something Eric Sorenson, head coach of the Los Alamos Hilltopper wrestling team, said his squad better get used to.

    The Robertson Invitational, held this weekend in Las Vegas, attracts some of the top competition in the state. Robertson is one of the top programs in the state year in and year out and teams like to see where they stand in relation.

    Los Alamos had a slow start Friday, going 16-24 in head-to-head competition, but was able to bounce back Saturday to pick up some quality wins.

  • Lynn Ann Pruvost

    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. As per her request, there will be no funeral services but a celebration of her life that has been planned to take place at 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb.17, 2008, at Fuller Lodge in Los Alamos.

    In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Lynn’s name (please place her name in the memo field) to either the ALSA-NM, P.O. Box 16495, Albuquerque, NM 87191, or Esperanza Shelter, P.O. Box 5701, Santa Fe, NM 87502.

  • Our View: Protect our schools

    It is hard to understand just how much Los Alamos is disliked in the state. But it seems to almost border on insanity.

  • A real choice

    This Tuesday, Democrats across the nation will vote in what is being called Super Tuesday. Here in New Mexico, only Democrats get to vote and they have a real choice.

    We do not think that anyone can really argue very successfully that we as a nation have been on the right path for the last 15 years or so. We feel, as do many, that a change in direction, in leadership, is needed.

    In the Democratic primary there are two clear choices. One represents a way that is suspiciously familiar; the other represents a newer, more inspired way.

  • Fried Light: Oh, come on, Bill, endorse someone

    Earlier this week, as Gov. Bill Richardson grumbled about the train wreck of his universal health care legislation, the media asked if he was going to endorse a presidential candidate. The Democratic caucuses are coming up on Tuesday, and readers will recall that Richardson dropped out of the Democratic race for President on Jan. 10. Since then, he has returned to New Mexico and grown a beard.“I may endorse before Feb.

  • Message of hope: Obama draws thousands

    SANTA FE—The desire for change was deafening Friday night as thousands of people roared in response to presidential candidate Barack Obama. “This election is about the past versus the future,” said the Democratic senator from Illinois during his “Stand for Change” rally at Witter Fitness Center Gymnasium on the Santa Fe Community College campus. “There’s a moment in the life of every generation where they have the opportunity to make their mark on future generations ...

  • Pyramid rolls out lunch buffet

    A new year brings with it many exciting possibilities – and 2008 brings a boon to Los Alamos lunch-goers.In January, Salah Helal, owner of the Pyramid Caf – Los Alamos, started what might be the first-ever Mediterranean lunch buffet on the Hill.From 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

  • Schools fight for assurances in proposed funding bill

    House Bill 241, if passed as written, would drastically modify the formula used by the Public Education Department to fund school districts in New Mexico.