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Today's News

  • Bolt upset by Blake in Jamaican 100 finals

      KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — When the Olympics start, it will be Usain Bolt doing the chasing.

    The World's Fastest Man wasn't even the fastest man in Jamaica on Friday night.

    Instead, that honor was snatched away by Yohan Blake, the man they call "The Beast," who blew away Bolt out of the starting blocks and finished the 100-meter final in 9.75 seconds to upset the world-record holder by 0.11 seconds in the Jamaican Olympic trials.

    How big a shocker? Time will tell. One thing for sure, however, is that the math for the London Olympics has changed dramatically.

  • Scholarship funds available

     Students who will be enrolled in medical school in the fall are invited to apply for scholarship funds. Funds are available through the generosity of the John and Willie Mae Helm Scholarship Fund and the Los Alamos Medical Society.

    Students are eligible to apply if they are residents of Los Alamos County or have spent the majority of their lives as residents of Los Alamos County. 

    Applicants are required to write a letter about their medical school background, fill out a scholarship application form and send an official copy of their undergraduate and medical school transcripts. 

  • People In the News 07-01-12

     Army Spec. Kyle L. Hoff has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

    Hoff is the son of Teresa Hoff of Escalon, Calif. and Alan Hoff of Albuquerque.

    He is a 2003 graduate of Los Alamos High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in 2008 from Jacksonville State University, Ala.

     

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    Laura Inkret, of Los Alamos, graduated from Fort Lewis College April 28, 2012. She received a bachelor’s degree exercise science-physiology option.

     

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  • La Leche League meets Monday

    La Leche League of Los Alamos will discuss “Breastfeeding and Avoiding Difficulties” at their monthly meeting at 10 a.m. Monday in the nursery at the United Church, 2525 Canyon Road.

    All interested, pregnant or breastfeeding women are welcome to learn and share, through mother-to-mother support, the basics and benefits of breastfeeding. A lending library with books and audio tapes concerning childbirth, breastfeeding, parenting and nutrition is available. Nursing babies and toddlers who have difficulty separating, are welcome.

  • Births 07-01-12

     The following births were reported at Los Alamos Medical Center:

     

    June 16: A boy, Sean Easton Powell, born to Janet Lovato and Dennis Powell

    June 19: A girl, Melody Delilah Archuleta, born to Jordan Archuleta and Jesus Andujo
    June 21: A girl, Leia Lin, born to Zhuang Yang and Shizeng Lin
    June 22: A boy, DeAndre Juan Vigil, born to Debbie Aguilar and Derek Vigil
    June 26: A girl, Ava Taylor Martinez, born to Taylor and J.P. Martinez

  • Parade and carnival slated for Wednesday

     The annual Fourth of July White Rock celebration will be at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 366 Grand Canyon.

    The Children’s Parade will begin after a brief flag ceremony and singing of the national anthem at 10 a.m., surrounding the flag pole in front of the church. Scouts from White Rock troops 422, 326 and 129 will lead the parade carrying the colors. 

    They will be followed by Cub Scouts from Cub Packs 422, 20 and 326.  

  • Thank You 07-01-12

     The Rotary Club of Los Alamos would like to thank everyone in the community who so warmly welcomed our Group Study Exchange visitors from Capetown, South Africa of Rotary District 9350 during their brief stay here last month.

    The GSE program offers opportunities for four young professionals, ages 25-40, to travel to a Rotary district abroad under the guidance of a Rotary team leader from their home country.  Once the five-member team has arrived in the host country, they travel for one month throughout the host district, meeting counterparts in their career fields for networking and meaningful exchange of ideas.

  • Teaming up to provide free books

     Otowi Station, Los Alamos Rotary Club and Self-Help, Inc., are partnering to provide free books to 500 local disadvantaged schoolchildren. 

    The books will distributed with school supplies for the neediest elementary school children in Los Alamos and surrounding communities, as designated by school counselors. The project is part of Self-Help’s “Tools for Schools” program.

    Members of the community can buy a copy of a book at Otowi Station Bookstore and Los Alamos Rotary Club will match the purchase with a second book.

  • Bug zoo comes to PEEC

     The Harrell House of Natural Oddities will bring some of the world’s most unusual creatures to Pajarito Environmental Education Center at 6:30 p.m. July 10, as part of PEEC’s Summer Family Evenings series.  

    The program is free for PEEC members and $10 per family for non-members.

    The Harrell House is a family-run business based in Santa Fe, and dedicated to educating the public about arthropods.  

    They travel the country putting on insect shows and will bring their critters to PEEC. Their collection includes tarantulas, scorpions, centipedes, crabs and more.

  • News for Retirees 07-01-12

     July 1-7

    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