Today's Features

  • ALBUQUERQUE — New Mexico’s veterans are invited to show off their talents and celebrate the healing qualities of the arts at the 2012 local Veterans Creative Arts Festival on March 7 and 8 (visual arts) and March 9 (performing arts), at the Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center in Albuquerque.
    Main divisions for the 10th annual festival are music, visual arts, creative writing, drama and dance.
    Veterans will be able to enter up to three categories per division. Local first-place winners go on to compete at the national level via digital images and compact disc.

  • The newly formed Santa Fe Wagner Society announces its first event, inviting admirers of the composer and any others who might be interested.
     It will be at 4 p.m. Jan. 28 at the United Church of Santa Fe, 1804 Arroyo Chamiso.  The event is co-presented with the Santa Fe Concert Association as part of its “Note on Music” series.

  • Pajarito Environmental Education Center will offer a free talk and slideshow by Hari Viswanathan about his bird photography trip in Peru at 7 p.m. Jan. 26.  
    Viswanathan recently traveled from the Machu Picchu cloud forest to the Amazon rainforest on a special trip to photograph birds.
    He went from 10,000 feet in elevation in the Andes to 1,000 feet in the Amazon rain forest, passing through many different habitats along the way.
    His expert guide helped him locate and photograph some of the 1,879 species of birds in Peru (compared with only 925 species in the U.S.). Viswanathan said he was amazed at how many good looks he was able to get of spectacular species of macaws, toucans, tanagers, hummingbirds and more.  

  • The Los Alamos Concert Association presents Haochen Zhang, at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Duane Smith Auditorium. Zhang is the gold medalist of the 2009 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.
    Established in 1962 and held every four years, the Cliburn competition is considered by many to be the most prestigious classical piano competition in the world.  The Milwaukee Journal called it “the musical Olympics” and  PBS televised the 2009 competition as “A Surprise in Texas: The Thirteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition,” featuring the finalists vying for the coveted gold medal. Zhang shared the top prize with Nobuyuki Tsujii and become the youngest pianist, at age 19, to win the competition.

  • Pet supplies

    A pet supply drive is underway to benefit a Los Alamos Middle School project. If you have donations of any type of pet supplies, they can be dropped off at KRSN AM 1490, The Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce, Betty Ehart Senior Center and the White Rock Senior Center. Collars and leashes are in demand, but any items are appreciated. Call 672-4089 for more information.

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  • Jenn Bartram was dealing with a major problem. She woke up in the middle of the night craving sugar. She ate handfuls of candy corn and was trying hard not to eat sweets, but still felt totally out of control.
    She wasn’t sure how to get a handle on her cravings, then Dr. Merry McIntyre recommended Dr. Bobbie Hall.
    Hall is a certified natural health practitioner, master herbalist and naturopathic doctor that has a private natural health practice in town called Trinity Natural Health.  
    Bartram had her first appointment in mid-October and it was then that Hall told her she had Candida — an imbalance that cancer survivors often face.

  • Today
    The White Rock Family Friendly Film Series presents, “Shrek Forever After,” at 7p.m. in the White Rock Town Hall.

    The Democratic Party meeting will  be  at 7 p.m. at Mesa Library, on the second floor. They will address, organize and plan the upcoming Los Alamos County Convention in February. Some PRC candidates may attend the meeting to educate them about their positions. Primary voting is in June.

     The Los Alamos County Republican Party will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Best Western Hilltop House, third floor conference room.


  • Mountain Elementary School would like to give a big thanks to Otowi Bookstore for providing gift certificates for the fifth and sixth grade student who raised the most money for our read-a-thon for LA CARES.
    Peggy Durbin we thank you!

    Bernadette Morrow
    Mountain Elementary

  • Today
    The Juvenile Justice Advisory Board meeting is scheduled for 6:15 p.m. in Building #1, Camino Entrada, Pajarito Cliffs Site. Bernadette Lauritzen will present her annual update on the Assets in Action Program. For more information, call 661-4097.

    Individuals and volunteers interested in helping to plan a safe, fun-filled, drug free, all-night celebration for Los Alamos High School and home school graduating seniors are invited to a Senior Appreciation Night planning meeting from 1–2 p.m. at the Aquatic Center Training Room, 2760 Canyon Road. For more information, contact the Recreation Division at 662-8173 or the Family YMCA at 662-3100.