The Los Alamos Genealogical Association will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. in Room 3 at the Mesa Public Library. The program will be a presentation by Ron and Corine Christman titled, “You Mean There Were Germans Who Came From Russia?” The public is invited. For more information, call Lois and Lud Gritzo at 672-9877. This will be the last meeting until September.
The Los Alamos Rotary Club honored Gwynneth Cunningham as April’s student of the month at Fuller Lodge April 24. Cunningham is the daughter of Andrea and Greg Cunningham, and all three are employees at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — A Santa Fe woman with advanced uterine cancer said Wednesday that she is joining two doctors in their challenge against a decades-old New Mexico law that prohibits physicians from helping terminally ill patients die.
Aja Riggs, 48, is joining a lawsuit that seeks to clarify a state law that makes assisted suicide a felony.
At Tuesday’s work session, the Los Alamos County Council considered policy issues regarding spending county resources for disseminating information to the public. How to present opposing views and define the role of advocacy were the core issues.
Acting County Attorney Brian James began the discussion by clarifying legalities.
The public is invited to visit The Santa Fe Opera from 10 a.m.-noon May 19 for a behind-the-scenes look at “Tosca,” the opera that opens the 2012 Festival Season. The Open House is ideal for the opera novice and aficionado, or simply for the curious, to see what it takes to make an opera come to life. Visitors will be able to walk on the stage and through scenery elements. They will have the opportunity to imagine for themselves what performers face every night — 2,000 pairs of eyes.