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Today's News

  • Mang signs letter of intent with Lobos

     

    Los Alamos’ top baseball player, Jared Mang, signed his National Letter of Intent Wednesday, the first day of the early signing period for collegiate athletics.

    Mang, who had made a previous verbal commitment to the University of New Mexico, made it official Wednesday. He signed the letter at a ceremony in Albuquerque along with teammates from his Amateur Baseball Association club based in the Duke City.

    This year, Mang will be a senior for the Hilltoppers. He has been starting, and hitting near the top of the batting order, since he was an eighth grader.

  • Winter weather advisory until noon Sunday

     

  • Today in history Nov. 15
  • 84-285 closed in both directions

     NM 84 -285 remains closed in both directions. Commuters from Los Alamos to Santa Fe can expect significant delays. Road was closed because of a fatal car accident earlier in the day near the Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino.  

    The Santa Fe County Sheriff'd Department released the following about the accident:

  • Local briefs 11-14-14

     

    N.M. students needed 

    for app challenge

     

    New Mexico middle school students are invited to gather their teams, dream up ideas and create concepts for mobile apps that could solve problems in their schools and communities for the third annual Verizon Innovative App Challenge. 

    Verizon Innovative App Challenge encourages students to develop an interest in STEM subjects — science, technology, engineering and math. 

  • WRMPIC tours White Rock library site

     

    The new White Rock Library is nothing more than an under slab at this point, but that did not dampen the enthusiasm of the White Rock Master Plan Implementation Committee as they toured it on Thursday. 

    Crews have spent the last several months moving utility lines, preparing the ground and laying the under slab for the building. 

     “This is the part of the project where everything’s horizontal, and it’s frustrating to everybody, including me. I always come up here and wish I would see something vertical,” said Jori Smith, project manager for contractor Bradbury Stamm.

  • Public meetings scheduled in super search

     If you’re at all interested in the future of the Los Alamos school system, you might want to clear your calendar for next week. 

    The Los Alamos School Board recently arranged for several meetings next week at various locations where the public can offer its input into the board’s search for a new superintendent. 

    The meetings will be in a “town hall” format, where residents will be able to ask questions of the board as well as the consultancy firm it hired to help find a new superintendent for the district. 

    The meeting times and locations will be: 

  • Herrera wins NMCF Luminaria award

     

    Susan Herrera, the outgoing director of the LANL Foundation, received one of the Luminaria Awards, given out  by the New Mexico Community Foundation Nov. 1 in Santa Fe. 

    A press release said the awards are a “proud NMCF tradition which pays tribute to outstanding individuals from throughout the state who make a profound difference in their communities.”

    The press release said, “Luminarias are selected because they motivate, inspire and support the dreams of others, promote diversity and equity, and build community strength through their leadership and vision while embodying the values of NMCF.”

    Besides Herrera, this year’s Luminarias were Charmay Allred of Santa Fe, Trisha Moquino of Cochiti Pueblo, Dutch Salmon of Silver City, Pam Roy of Santa Fe, Richard Moore of Albuquerque and Carmella Padilla of Santa Fe. 

  • Bible Answers: Explaining who Apostle the Paul was

    “Who was the Apostle Paul?” — Barbara  

    Readers of the New Testament often quote this man, for which there is good reason.  Thirteen of his letters written to first-century churches and Christians comprise almost half of the New Testament.
    We have glimpses of Paul’s story scattered throughout his writings. He was a Jew from the Asia Minor city of Tarsus (Acts 9:11; 22:3). Because of his Roman parentage, he was a citizen of the empire (Acts 22:25) and well educated.
    Devout in his faith, Paul zealously persecuted the new sect devoted to Jesus of Nazareth (Acts 8:1-3; Gal. 1:13-14). This sect, first called “Christian” in Antioch (Acts 11:26), was winning many converts and posed a threat to Jewish stability and way of life (Acts 4:1-7; 5:17, 33-40; 17:5-8).
    Paul never tired of describing his conversion to faith in Christ. Three accounts of his experience appear in the book of Acts alone (9:3ff; 22:6ff; 26:13ff). Following a dramatic personal encounter with the risen Jesus, Paul did an about face and became an ardent evangelist and church planter. Much of his ministry consisted of strengthening and encouraging the churches with which he was associated (Acts 14:22; 15:32, 41; 16:3; passim).  His letters contain both theological teaching and ethical instruction.

  • Church listings 11-14-14

    Baha’i Faith
    For information, email 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 bethluth.com.  The Eucharist is celebrated each Sunday at 8:15 a.m. and 11 a.m., with coffee and doughnuts served between services during our Education Hour of classes for all ages. The preaching is biblical by our Pastors Bruce Kuenzel and Nicolé Ferry, the music is lively, children are welcome and abundant, and a well-staffed nursery is provided.  All are welcome! Come Join the Family!
    Bryce Ave. Presbyterian
    The church is located at 3333 Bryce Ave. The Rev. Henry Fernandez preaches, bapca.org, info@bapca.org. For information, call 672-3364.
    Calvary Chapel
    Sunday school classes for all ages at 9:15 a.m. At 10:30 a.m., worship and a study of the Biblical Jesus as He relates to people in our look at the Gospel of Exodus.
    The Christian Church
    92 East Road, 662-6468, lachristian.org. 9-10 a.m. Sunday school; 10-10:30 a.m. Coffee Fellowship; 10:30 a.m. Worship Service. Rev. Doug Partin, Assoc. Rev. Ben Partin.
    Christian Science
    1725 17th St. 662-5057.
    Church of Christ