Today's Features

  • The Los Alamos Animal Shelter, 226 East Road, 662-8179, has a great selection of on-site adoptable pets; others are in foster care with loving, temporary homes.
    Be sure to click on the Friends of the Shelter website, lafos.org. You can volunteer and/or donate, as well as check out links to all our adoptable pals.
    Thank you to the community of Los Alamos and the Los Alamos Monitor staff for the outstanding support you give to the animals lovingly cared for in the shelter.

    Dorothy — Yellow Lab-mix. Spayed female, just surrendered. No children, please. Social skills need some work. She is still scared and defensive. Senior volunteers will work with her to evaluate her potential.

  • The Northeastern Regional Science Fair was March 3 at New Mexico Highlands University in Las Vegas. Los Alamos County was represented by 65 Los Alamos Public Schools students and two home school students. For the seventh-straight year, Los Alamos High School will be represented at the International Science and Engineering Fair.
    LAHS junior Holly Erickson took the grand award in the Senior Division, in the physical science category. She will compete in May for $2.5 million in cash, prizes, awards and scholarships. She will compete against 1,200 students from across the globe in Pittsburgh, Pa.
    Results from the Northeastern Regional Science Fair:

  • Join the American Association of University Women at 7:30 p.m. March 15, for “It’s Fun, It’s History, It’s New Mexico,” a Chautauqua presentation  by Mary Diecker of the New Mexico Humanities Council. The public is invited to the event at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 2390 North Road.
    It’s fun: Laugh a little and learn a lot about the state. It’s history: It’s good guys, bad guys, ladies and those “not so” ladies. It’s New Mexico: It’s the state stuff (state cookie, fossil, song, butterfly, bird) and more. It’s the people, places and things of the Land of Enchantment.

  • March 11-17
    For information, call the Betty Ehart Senior Center (BESC) at 662-8920, the White Rock Senior Center (WRSC) at 662-8200 and “Day Out” (adult day care, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.) at 661-0081. Reservations must be made by 10 a.m. for daily lunches.

    Betty Ehart

    8:30, 10 a.m.    Tax preparation
    9 a.m.    Toenail clipping
    8:45 a.m.    Cardio
    11:30 a.m.    Lunch: Chicken fettuccini
    7 p.m.     Ballroom dancing

    8:45 a.m.    Variety training
    11:30        Lunch: Catfish
    7 p.m.    Bridge

  • Monday
    There will be a grand opening of the “Dale Chihuly Gallery” in the lobby of Piñon Elementary at 4:30 p.m. Take a look at the artwork created by student artists. Light snacks will be served and music will be provided.

    Heather Wilson, candidate for the U.S. Senate, will host a town hall meeting at 4:30 p.m. at the Best Western Hilltop House Hotel. The public is invited. For more information, contact JoAnn Johnson at 662-7981.

  • Baha’i Faith
    For information, e-mail losalamosla@gmail.com. For general information, call the Baha’i Faith phone at 1-800-228-6483.

    Bethlehem Lutheran
    Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church, a member of the ELCA, 2390 North Road, 662-5151; see a map at bethluth.com. Bruce Kuenzel, pastor. Worship services are at 8:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m., with coffee and doughnuts served between services during our Education Hour. The preaching is biblical, the music is lively, children are welcome and abundant, and a well-staffed nursery is provided. All are welcome. Come Join the Family.

  • The Dallas Christian College Worship Arts Department’s 2012 Kingdom Week Tour Program, “Heal Our Land,” featuring the Concert Choir, Mixed Ensembles and True 2 Life Drama Troupe will be at the Christian Church, 92 East Road, at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.
    This year’s tour includes visits to churches in Oklahoma, New Mexico, Colorado and Texas, as well as a service project at the YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park, Colo.

  • “Jesus said to his disciples, ‘If you forgive the sins of any, their sins have been forgiven them …’ What did He mean by that?”— Shannon
    This text (Jn. 20:23), found in the context of Jesus’ first real conversation with his disciples following the resurrection, provides a clue to the kind of ministry he anticipated for these people, as well as all who would follow.

  • Apple has unveiled a new iPad model. New features include a sharper screen and a faster processor.(