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Milestones

  • Martin selected for award

    Lana Martin, who teaches 6th grade at Barranca Mesa Elementary School was selected as the Los Alamos Public Schools 2012 Excellence for Student Achievement Award. The award is presented annually to a staff member, community member, parent, student, or community volunteer for promoting the enhancement of student achievement. The award winner is also credited with focusing on the local school boards efforts to improvement student achievement.
    Martin has taught at Barranca for six years. Her students’ parents nominated her. They noted how impressed they were with their children’s achievement over time. They also spoke to her ability to improve the achievement of students, who were below proficiency.

  • Births 04-01-12

    The Los Alamos Medical Center reported the following births:

    Feb. 28: A girl, Aubrey Becerra, born to Katrina Gonzales and Charles Becerra
    March 15: A girl, Catalina Gayle Sutton, born to Jaclyn and Andrew Sutton
    March 16: A boy, Ethan John Quintana, born to Anita and John Quintana
    March 19: A boy, Nolan Edward Marquez, born to Agatha and Jaryd Marquez
    March 22: A boy, Devon D. Lopez, born to Andrea Cordova and Gilbert A. Lopez II

  • Births 03-25-12

    Los Alamos Medical Center reported the following births:

    Feb. 29: A boy, Riley Bernard Abney, born to Nicole Allison and Tyrell Abney
    March 3: A girl, Lily Christina Grace Nolen, born to Jacqueline and Blake Nolen
    March 5: A girl, Lisa Shaelyn Suazo, born to Channa Romeo and Shaun Suazo (siblings Jasmin and Shaun Jr.)
    March 7: A boy, Dylan Ryan Thomas Ortiz, born to Adrianna and Nathan Ortiz

  • People in the News 03-25-12

    John Fox, a Los Alamos High School graduate, has received his bachelor’s degree in mineral engineering from New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology.
    He accepted a consultant position with Katanga Mining, Ltd. in Democratic Republic of the Congo.  Fox is the son of Doug and Linda Fox.

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    Jules Carson, of Los Alamos, earned a bachelor’s degree in nuclear engineering technology from Excelsior College in Albany, N.Y.
    Excelsior College is an accredited, private, nonprofit institution that focuses on the needs of working adults.
    Its primary mission is to increase access to a college degree for adult learners by removing obstacles to their educational goals.

  • Wedding: Brewer-McClure

    Carla Brewer and Lynn Brewer of  Los Alamos are happy to announce the marriage of their son Travis Brewer to Megan McClure, daughter of Patrick and Jana McClure of Los Alamos.
    Travis and Megan Brewer were married on Jan. 1, 2012 at the Christian Church in Los Alamos.
    Both Travis and Megan are residing in Murfeesboro, Tenn., attending Middle Tennesse State Univerity.

  • People in the News 03-04-12

    More than 4,400 undergraduate students at the University of Kansas earned honor roll distinction for the fall 2011 semester, including Maslyn Kate Locke, of Los Alamos. She is a junior majoring in behavioral neuroscience. She made the honor roll for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
    The honor roll comprises undergraduates who meet requirements in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and in the schools of allied health, architecture, design and planning, business, education, engineering, journalism, music, nursing, pharmacy and social welfare.

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  • Anniversary: Mary Lou and Don Keigher

    Don and Mary Lou Keigher are celebrating their 66th wedding anniversary on March 2 at their home in Aspen Ridge Lodge, where they recently moved. In 2012, they are also celebrated their 40th year living in Los Alamos.
    Don and Mary Lou were married March 2, 1946, in LaJolla, Calif., where Don served in the Navy.  In 1953, their young family moved to Richland,Wash., where Don was a fire protection engineer with the Atomic Energy Commission until 1969.  After three years in Washington, D.C., they moved west again to White Rock.

  • Conservative Activist Andrew Breitbart Dies

    Conservative media publisher and activist Andrew Breitbart has died at the age of 43. Breitbart's website bigjournalism.com announced Thursday he died of natural causes in Los Angeles.

  • Davy Jones, 1945-2012

    Actor and musician Davy Jones died Wednesday of a heart attack in Florida. Best known as a teen idol from the band and TV show The Monkees in the 1960's, Jones also appeared on various British and American TV shows throughout the years.

  • Births 02-26-12

    Los Alamos Medical Center reported the following births:

    Dec. 24: A boy, Giacomo Camporeale, born to Laura Gaudina and Enrico Camporeale
    Dec. 31:  A boy, Zeven Joseph Varela, born to Ada Martinez and Julian Varela
    Feb. 2:  A boy, Cieloangelo Isidro Galvan, born to Fayleen and Isidro Galvan III
    Feb. 7: A girl, AshLynn Sandoval, born to Amanda and Leonard Sandoval
    Feb. 7: A girl, Aislin Cadence O’Connell, born to Leann Redmon and William O’Connell
    Feb. 8: A girl, Ave Jo Montoya, born to Naomi Louise and Juan Lorenzo Montoya, Jr
    Feb. 9: A boy, Satwik Kundu, born to Srabanti Chaudhury and Janardan Kundu
    Feb. 9: A girl, Kailey Garcia, born to Nicole Atencio and Nicholas Garcia