03-16-10 Update

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By The Staff

Police beat

  A teenage drinking party and a man charged with DWI who was found to have a loaded firearm under the driver’s seat of his vehicle top this week’s Police Beat. Read the full report on Page 3.

LAGS meeting

   The Los Alamos Geological Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. today at the Christian Church, 92 East Road. Tom Betts, chief ranger of Bandelier National Monument, will give a talk titled, “Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve.”

“Discovery Dialogue”

  The Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce announced it will present a “Discovery Dialogue” from 4:30-

6 p.m. today at Fuller Lodge on the topic of Los Alamos National Laboratory’s hazardous waste permit. The speaker will be Tony Grieggs, manager of LANL’s Environmental Protection/ Resource Conservation and Recovery Act group.

MOWW meeting

  The Military Order of World Wars will meet at

6 p.m. today in the Tsankawi room at the Best Western Hilltop House. There will be  a regular business meeting and dinner. This month’s speaker will be Brad Lounsbury, a demolitions expert with Emergency Management and Response at Los Alamos National Laboratory.  

La Leche League

  La Leche League of Los Alamos will discuss “Networks of Support” at the monthly meeting at 7 p.m. today in the Teen Room at the First United Methodist Church.

All interested, pregnant or breastfeeding women are welcome to learn and share, through mother-to-mother support, the basics and benefits of breastfeeding. A lending library with books and audiotapes concerning childbirth, breastfeeding, parenting and nutrition is available. Nursing babies and toddlers who have difficulty separating are welcome.

  For more information, contact Cathleen at 661-4033 or Gina at 661-8740.

Republican meeting

  The Republican Party of Los Alamos monthly meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Chama Room of the Best Western Hilltop House Hotel. Republican candidate for secretary of state Dianna Duran is the speaker. For information, call Ron Dolin, 672-3581 or rdolin@hotmail.com