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Today's Features

  •   Los Alamos Dog Obedience Club is offering the “RENT” Free club to local youth and their dogs.
    The RENT Free club, or paRENT free class, is open to youth in 4th grade through high school.
    Dogs must have completed Basic Manners or have instructor approval. This class will be at 6:39 p.m. Thursdays, starting April 14.
    Parents are expected to attend the first class, where dog safety, dog health and the responsibilities of owning a dog will be discussed.

  • 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.
    All of our fully reconditioned adoptable pets are spayed or neutered, have their shots and are micro-chipped.
    Be sure to check out links to our many pets at the Friends of the Shelter Web site: www.lafos.org. You can also volunteer or make a donation.  

  • In honor of Women’s History Month, the American Association of University Women is hosting Deanise Marta who will present a program about the key players in the women’s suffrage movement at 7:30 p.m. March 24 at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church.  The public is invited hear to Marta speak.

  • It is the golden age of astronomy when many age-old questions are being answered.
    Join Pajarito Environmental Education Center for a free exploration of the wonders of the sky at 7 p.m. March 26.
    Attendees will hear a talk by James Maxwell, astronomy tour leader for the Valles Caldera National Preserve and see examples of his astrophotography. The group will then head outside to see the stars through a large, 20-inch telescope (weather permitting).

  • Once again, the Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation’s annual Great Conversations dinner is coming to town. Join a group of tablemates and a speaker at 5:30 p.m. April 10 at the Betty Ehart Senior Center for an informative and fun conversation.

  • Aspen Elementary Chess club grabbed the team title in the boys 3-5 grade division to highlight its participation in the Susan Polgar National Open in Chandler, Ariz. March 4-6.
    The team, comprised of Donald Poston fifth grade, Alex Ionkov, fifth grade, Henry Poston, third grade and Dimitri Lopez, third grade, scored 20.5 points to best Anasazi’s 17.5 points for the team championship in a field of over 25 teams.

  • Thyroid cancer for sure. Leukemia, probably. Too much radiation can raise the risk of developing cancer years down the road, scientists agree, and the young are most vulnerable. But just how much or how long an exposure is risky is not clear.

    Those are among the unknowns scientists are contemplating as the crisis unfolds at Japan's stricken nuclear power plant.

  • 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 is located at 2390 North Road, 662-5151; see a map at www.bethluth.com.  Bruce Kuenzel, Pastor. Worship services are at 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. The preaching is biblical, the music is lively, children are welcome and abundant and a well-staffed nursery is provided.

    Bryce Ave. Presbyterian

  • “Here is a strange question: Does the Bible say anything about life on other planets? If there is life out there, how would God deal with ‘them ?’ ”— Matt

    You’ve asked two different questions here. The first earns a rather clear-cut answer: No, the Bible doesn’t speak of life on other planets.  What it does give us, however, is a grand portrayal of a God who is Lord over all of creation.