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Today's News

  • Animal Shelter 03-13-11

    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.
    All of our fully reconditioned adoptable pets are spayed or neutered, have their shots and are micro-chipped.
    Be sure to check out links to our many pets at the Friends of the Shelter Web site: www.lafos.org. You can also volunteer or make a donation.  
    Don’t forget our two-for-one, $35 Cat-a-Palooza adoption event is still going on for a limited time.

    Cats

  • Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation presents Great Conversations

    It won’t take long for the Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation’s annual Great Conversations dinner to become a favorite in town.
    Join a group of tablemates and a speaker at 5:30 p.m. April 10 at the Betty Ehart Senior Center for an informative conversation.
    This is the third of a series of articles on the featured speakers.  
    To see a complete list of speakers, topics and to print a registration form, visit www.lapsfoundation.com. Registration opens on Monday.
    Reservations are complete when payment has been received.

  • Weaving creativity into the fabric of healthcare

    Join the Los Alamos Council on Cancer for a free seminar titled, “Weaving Creativity Into the Fabric of Healthcare.”
    The program begins with a light super at 5:15 p.m. and the seminar follows at 6 p.m. March 24 at the First Baptist Church, 2200 Diamond Dr.  

  • PEEC makes its Earth Day plans

    Although spring officially beings in March, it is April when most people begin to think of birds migrating, flowers blooming and a time to be out-of-doors.
    As the skies lighten, the Pajarito Environmental Education Center and community volunteers turn their attention to recognizing Earth Day. Earth Day 2011 is the 41st anniversary of the founding of a grassroots movement to explore the relationship with the Earth. As it has done for the past 11 years, PEEC, Los Alamos’s nature center, is organizing community activities around Earth Day.  

  • Chatting with state legislators

  • Learn about the ‘Warrior’s Way’ Wednesday

    Join Arno Ilgner and the Los Alamos Mountaineers Wednesday for a discussion of how to apply Ilgner’s “Warrior’s Way” mental training to rock climbing and other challenging situations.
    Ilgner distinguished himself as a pioneering rock climber in the 1970s and ‘80s, when the top climbs were bold and dangerous first ascents. These personal exploits are the foundation for Ilgner’ s unique physical and mental training program — The Warrior’s Way.

  • U.S. less prepared for quake

    Geology has surely been in the news lately, with the price of petroleum moving relentlessly upward, a threat to global economic recovery because oil is so central to industrial society the world around.
    But now matters are suddenly worse.

  • Snarling in politics

    Why are so many high profile politicos so ill-tempered these days? Is it in the job description: Politico, be unpleasant? Whatever the case, you encounter this snapping and sniping wherever you turn.
    In New Mexico, Gov. Susana Martinez routinely bristles at the slightest hint of criticism.
    In a recent op-ed piece, Martinez’s predecessor, Bill Richardson, suggested that the nation’s governors, Martinez included, might want to think twice before abandoning tax incentives for movie production in their states.

  • LANB secures grant for housing project

    Los Alamos National Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas have awarded the Supportive Housing Coalition of New Mexico a $315,000 Affordable Housing Program grant to assist with the construction of the second phase of Silver Gardens in Albuquerque.
    Silver Gardens II will contain 55 units, 14 of which will be set aside as permanent supportive housing for residents with special needs. The project will house an integrated tenant mix, including households ranging from very low-income to market rate.

  • Update 03-13-11

    Public meeting
    A public meeting regarding the phase one study for a design alternatives for Central and Oppenheimer intersection will be held 1-3 p.m. Tuesday at the Reel Deal Theater.

    CRC to meet
    The Charter Review Committee will meet Monday to explore the option of having a mayor/council form of government. The meeting is 5:30 p.m. in the Community Bldg. training room.

    Noise mitigation