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Hilltopper Girls Softball Season Starts Strong

on March 6, 2017 - 5:21pm

Pitcher Savana Luster winds up for a pitch during Saturday's game in Albuquerque. She did an outstanding job of holding the Sartans scoreless for six innings. Photo by John McHale/​

Terri Jaramillo attempts to put the tag on a St. Pius Sartan in the fifth inning of Saturday's game. Photo by John McHale/

Jayde Tucker celebrates victory as the final out walks from the plate. Photo by John McHale/


The Los Alamos Hilltoppers Softball Team opened its season in grand fashion Saturday by sweeping the St.


Local Trampoline Flips Into Backyard Arroyo

on March 6, 2017 - 2:59pm

A trampoline was spotted today in a backyard arroyo off 47th and White Street in Los Alamos. It's speculated that the fierce winds from last night carried it out of a local residents yard. Photo by Chris Clark/

Photo by Chris Clark/

Photo by Chris Clark/

Photo by Chris Clark/

Photo by Chris Clark/

Photo by Chris Clark/

Scenes And Results: LAHS Boys And Girls Track And Field Teams At Albuquerque Academy Chile Quad

on March 5, 2017 - 11:46pm

Freshman Jazmine Tuning won the high jump with a state qualifying jump of 5' 0". Photo by Blake Wood

Senior Liam Johnson vaulted more than 3 feet higher than any other athlete to win with a pole vault of 13' 9" - a mark which qualified him for the State Championship in May. Photo by Blake Wood

Sophomore Elijah Velesquez is cheered on by teammates as he wins the 300m hurdles in a time of 42.86 seconds. Photo by Blake Wood


In one of the most beautiful days for an opening track & field meet in memory, the Los Alamos High School Boys and Girls teams traveled to Albuquerque

Coyote Killing Contests Bill Passes Key Committee

on March 5, 2017 - 9:19am


SANTA FE -- Sen. Jeff Steinborn passed bipartisan legislation through the Senate Judiciary Committee Saturday to end the practice of coyote killing contests in New Mexico.

“Today New Mexico is one step closer to banning inhumane coyote killing contests. This blood sport serves no purpose in the management of coyotes other than killing for the sake of killing. It’s time to make these contests a thing of the past,” Sen. Steinborn said.

This bill now goes to the senate floor for final passage and then, if passed, to the House for consideration in that body.

Atomic City Road Runners Club Begins 44th Season

on March 5, 2017 - 7:26am
  • 2017 Pace Race Season Begins April 4
The 44th season of the pace race series conducted by the Atomic City Road Runners Club begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 4 at the Canyon Rim Trailhead parking lot across from the Los Alamos Co-operative Market on East Road (State Route # 502).
The Club meets Tuesdays through early October at various locations throughout Los Alamos County.
For more information call 505.672.1639 or visit the Club’s website at