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Today's Features

  • Youth Business grant recipients worked on their marketing skills with Assets In Action on Monday. Here, students are writing biographies to promote their businesses. Learn more about the businesses funded at ybgp.org.

  • Today
    Summer Family Evenings at PEEC Presents: Hug a Tree and Survive! Bandelier’s Chris Judson presents this program about what to do if you get lost in the woods and how not to get lost in the first place. 6:30 p.m. Free to all, no registration required. For more information, visit PajaritoEEC.org, call 662-0460 or email Programs@pajaritoeec.org.

    Wednesday
    Mesa Family Game Night from 5:30-8:30 p.m. in the upstairs rotunda at Mesa Public Library. Play their games or bring your own. All ages welcome.

  • A West Michigan wedding party ended up soaked after the dock on which they were standing gave way during a photo shoot. No one was injured in Saturday's plunge during the reception at Bay Pointe Inn on Gun Lake in Shelbyville.

  • The Los Alamos Animal Shelter, 226 East Road, 662-8179, has a great selection of onsite adoptable pets waiting for their forever home.
    Come find a companion that will give you unconditional love. Be sure to visit lafos.org, where you can get more information about volunteering, adopting and donating. All adoptable pets are spayed or neutered, have their shots and are microchipped.

    DOGS
    Angel — Whippet-mix, four-months-old. No permanent teeth yet. Nervous and shy, but finds new people calming, reassuring. No issues when handled or with food. Unsure in new situations, but will come around quickly with gentle encouragement.

  • Merrick and Company, a local engineering firm, has announced the award of the first Merrick Engineering Scholarship in collaboration with the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos.
    Merrick awarded the scholarship to Santana Garcia-Chang of Los Alamos. Garcia-Chang is a 2011 graduate of Questa High School and is currently attending UNM-LA in pursuit of her civil engineering degree. Merrick Vice President and Los Alamos Office Manager Scott Gustafson and UNM-LA Dean of Instruction Dr. Kate  Massengale presented the award.
    Chairman and CEO Ralph W. Christie, Jr. and Vice President Nuclear Services and Technology John Buckle also represented Merrick.

  • During the school year, the fashion design class at Los Alamos High School worked on various projects, to include constructing pillowcases for the battered women’s shelter in Santa Fe. Santa Fe Quilting donated the fabric used to make the cases.

  • June 24-30
    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
    9:30-11:30 a.m.    Bridge class
    10 a.m.-1 p.m.    Mini-health fair
    11:30 a.m.    Lunch: Chicken enchilada
    7 p.m.        Ballroom dancing

    TUESDAY
    8:45 a.m.    Variety training
    10 a.m.    Low vision/hearing group

  • Steven Calhoun, a 15-year-old sophomore at Los Alamos High School, and son of Michael and Sharon Calhoun, completed his Eagle Board of Review on April 22 and was formally awarded the Eagle Scout rank at a Court of Honor held at Fuller Lodge on June 10.  Calhoun is a member of Boy Scout Troop 22, chartered by the Knights of Columbus Council #3137. Established in October 1918, Troop 22 is the third-oldest continuously chartered troop in the United States.
    Calhoun entered scouting as a cub scout in Pack 229 in 2004, earned his Arrow of Light in March 2008, and joined Troop 22 immediately afterwards.  

  • James Coburn, son of Martha Perkins of Santa Fe and Steven Coburn of Los Alamos, has been named to the academic honor roll for bloc four and five of the current school year at Colorado Timberline Academy.

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    Jonathan Vander Wiel of Los Alamos was recognized for outstanding academic accomplishments by being named to the LeTourneau University dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester.

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

    • June 6: A boy, Elijah Xavier Dinkel, born to Maria and Dominic Dinkel
    • June 7: A girl, Leah Jo Walker, born to Elizabeth and Joe Walker
    • June 14: A boy, Noah Phoenix Young Peyton Noland, born toKryzstyna and Philip Peyton Noland