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Today's News

  • CHWC teaches teens about service

    Helping others and gaining nothing in return may seem like a waste of time to some people, but at Catholic Heart Work Camp, that’s exactly what high school students do.
    Every year, teenagers from around the country head to a major city to share their love of Jesus and serve the neglected through participating in CHWC.
    For one week in June, 22 Los Alamos High School students from Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church loaded into four vans with five chaperons and headed to Denver, Colo.
    They met at 6 a.m. June 12 and after seven hours, they arrived at Ranum High School in Denver. The school would be home base for the next six days. There they met over 400 student and chaperone camp participants.

  • New for Retirees 07-17-11

    July 17-23, 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.    Advisory council canceled
    11:30 a.m.    Lunch: Chicken salad
    Noon        “Abe and Glo” canceled
    1:30 p.m.    Pilates
    7 p.m.    Ballroom dancing

    TUESDAY
    8:30 a.m.    Mac users

  • Wedding: Hemphill-Nichols

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    Doug and Geralyn Hemphill of Los Alamos are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen, to Bill Nichols, son of Dr. Mike and Debi Nichols, also of Los Alamos.  
    Kristen graduated from Los Alamos High School in 2005 and is currently pursuing her master’s degree in nutrition at Colorado State University.  
    Bill graduated from Los Alamos High School in 2002 and is currently enrolled in a pediatric dental residency program at the Children’s Hospital in Detroit, Mich.
    The couple is planning an August wedding.

  • Animal Shelter 07-17-11

    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.
    Thanks to the shelter staff for outstanding service to the community during the Las Conchas Fire evacuation.

  • Schaumberg awarded Bronze Star

    Airman Jacob Schaumberg, right, was awarded the Bronze Star with Valor on May 6, byKen Wilsbach, 18th Wing Commander in the United States Air Force. Schaumberg is currently stationed in Okinawa, Japan and is a 2000 graduate of Los Alamos High School. He was awarded the Bronze Star for his part in rescuing two wounded people in Afghanistan.

  • La Leche League meeting Tuesday

    La Leche League of Los Alamos will discuss, “Why Breastfeed your Baby?” at their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Teen Room at the First United Methodist Church, 715 Diamond Dr.
    Nursing babies and toddlers who have difficulty separating, are welcome.
    LLL is an international, nonprofit, nonsectarian organization dedicated to providing information, education, support, and encouragement to women who want to breastfeed.
    For more information, contact Cathleen at 661-4033 or Gina at 661-8740.

  • Youth Activity Center Schedule 07-17-11

    Youth Activity Center schedule

    Monday — Kickball
    Tuesday —Capture the flag
    Wednesday — Movies and Munchies
    Thursday — Paper airplane contests
    Friday - Dominoes and dice

    All children promoted to third through eighth grade are welcome to join free of charge. The centers are located at 475 20th St., by Ashley Pond; and 10 Sherwood Blvd., near Piñon Park in White Rock.  Call 662-9412 or 672-1565 for information.

  • LAPS teachers headed to math conference

    The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics is holding a regional conference in Albuquerque and the Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation will provide funding for 15 Los Alamos Public School teachers to attend the event in November. 

  • Win it in a minute and help LAHS

    Next week, Assets in Action and the Juvenile Justice Advisory Board will rally some fun to benefit Los Alamos High School athletics, with “Minute To Win It.” The new twist on “gaming,” is based on the NBC hit television show, hosted by Chef Guy Fieri.
    The television offering and the live event attempt to add fun to weeknight activities for families searching for something to do.
    “We hope to offer a very low-cost event to provide fun, spread the assets message and benefits LAHS, all at the same time,” said Bernadette Lauritzen, assets coordinator.  “The asset goal is always to build relationships through a variety of opportunities.”

  • Trekking with Indiana Jones

    Western civilization has long been fascinated by mythology. Nowhere is this better illustrated than in blockbuster movies such as the “Indiana Jones” series, “Star Wars,” “Lord of the Rings,” “Avatar” and “Clash of the Titans,” along with television standards such as “Hercules” and “Xena.”
    This is all great fun, but what if myths were actually based on demonstrable historical fact? What might these stories tell us about humankind’s mysterious past and how might this knowledge help to serve as a guide for the future?