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Today's Features

  • The Black Hawks of Los Alamos Middle School took a trip to the Valles Caldera in December with a second visit slated for this month. Teacher Stephanie Kratntz, along with eight parent volunteers and four LAMS staff members, wanted students to be inspired and gain a better understanding of the natural world through observations and inquiry science, as they survey and monitor wildlife.The trip was made possible by a grant from the LANL Foundation and PEEC and

  • Best Selling Author Tom Bird is offering free downloads of his book, “You Were Born to Write,” to the general public.
    Anyone who enrolls in his writing class at UNM Continuing Education, will also receive a free copy of his book, “You Were Born to Publish,” as well as a copy of his subliminal CD, which offers help on removing writer’s block.
    Bird is the author of 21 books. He has also made over 3,800 appearances at colleges and universities sharing his Tom Bird Method of Writing and Publishing.

  • Well-known master gardener Martha Davis will teach an introductory-level gardening class called “The Gardener’s Calendar” from 7-9 p.m. Feb. 1 at Pajarito Environmental Education Center, 3540 Orange St.
    Have you ever wondered when a good time of year would be for some gardening task? What do gardeners do in the winter? The class will take you on a tour of the gardening year and share ideas about times for composting, making new beds, planting trees, starting seeds indoors, starting native plants and perennials, pruning, grafting, etc.

  • Monday — Rock painting
    Tuesday —  Lego vehicles
    Wednesday —  Movies and munchies
    Thursday —  Wii games
    Friday — Pictionary

    Memberships are free and open to third to eighth graders.  
    The center is open from 3-6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; and from noon-
    6 p.m. Wednesday.
    For more information call 662-9412 or 672-1656.
    The Youth Activity Center is a program of the Los Alamos Family Council.

  • Jan. 23-29, 2011
    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

    MONDAY    
    8:45 a.m.    Cardio plus exercise
    9:30 a.m.    Spanish lesson
    10:30 a.m.    LARSO Advisory Board             meeting

  • Get your face painted

    Los Alamos Youth Leadership team will paint faces on Tuesday at LAHS for the Española basketball game. Prices start at $2, for a chance to enhance your green and gold spirit. Los Alamos Youth Leadership is sponsored by the Juvenile Justice Advisory Board.

    Bracelets for sale

  • The following births were reported at Los Alamos Medical Center:

    Dec. 14: A boy, Julian Joseph, born to Rosanne and Julian Joseph     
    Dec. 19: A boy, Tollan James Edward Anteau, born to Brittany Graham and Ryan Anteau
    Dec. 24: A girl, Ella Nicole Pearce, born to Margo and Kyle Pearce
    Dec. 24: A girl, Greeshma Shivani Shivakumar, born to Geetha Beetadahalli Ningappa and Shivakumara Siddaramappa
    Dec. 28: A girl, Brooke Neve Welch, born to Antonette Rodriguez and Jon-Michael Welch

  • Julia A. Kautz of Los Alamos made the scholastic honor roll for the fall term at Oregon State University. Kautz is a junior and pre-civil engineering major. To be on the honor roll, students must carry at least 12 graded hours of course work.

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    Ten students from the Los Alamos area are among the 625 students on the 2010 fall semester dean’s honor roll at Eastern New Mexico University.

  • Otowi Station Bookstore and the Blue Star Mothers of America are partnering to collect gently used books to send to U.S. servicemen, women and veterans. Contributors may drop off books during business hours at Otowi Station Bookstore, 1350 Central Avenue.
    “Our customers have already brought in enough books to fill four large cartons,” said Ellen Ben-Naim, coordinator of the project at Otowi Station. “We’re so happy to help get books into the hands of men and women serving in all branches of our armed forces.”

  • “The Bible speaks of the devil and accords him some power. But, does he know what I am thinking?" — Dana

    We get a sense of the devil’s nature by perusing some of the names used of him in Scripture: Tempter (Mt. 4:1ff), Adversary (I Pet. 5:8), Destroyer (Rev. 9:11), Accuser (Rev. 12:10), Murderer (Jn. 8:44), Prince of This World (Jn. 14:30) and Ruler of Darkness (Eph. 6:12).