Today's News

  • Follow Santa on His Magical Journey Around the World

    Click here to keep up with Santa Claus as he makes his annual trek around the world to deliver Christmas gifts.

  • Andrew and Mousie 12-25-11
  • Word on the Street 12-25-11

    Teen Pulse staff member and LAHS junior Courtney Collier asked LAHS students, “Do you still ask Santa for presents?”

  • Teen Pulse Letters to Santa

    Teen Pulse staffers supplied childhood photos and penned letters to Santa...

  • Holiday party do’s and don’ts

    Hurray, Christmas is here! I know many of you will attend Christmas parties or holiday office parties this year. I also know that this holiday season, far too many of you will commit some fashion faux pas, so I’m stopping you before it’s too late. With these tips, you’ll think twice when getting ready for a holiday party.

    The number one priority, even though it is the holidays, is not to be overly festive. Wearing red, green and white altogether to a semi-formal party is a bit too vibrant and tacky. Instead, opt for neutral colors, accenting your outfit with only a couple red, green or white accessories.

  • Be There 12-25-11

    Dec. 31

    Los Alamos Little Theatre presents “A Thousand Clowns,” by Herb Gardner. Cowgirl BBQ will cater a Texas-style dinner. There will be a New Year’s Eve countdown and celebration, with music and dancing following the show. Patrick Kelly will act as emcee and DJ. Tickets are $45 per person and are available at CB Fox Department Store. Doors open at 7 p.m.
    Jan. 9

     Summit Garden Club will meet with Los Alamos County extension officer Carlos Valdez speaking. Visitors welcome. For more information, call Marion Good at 575-543-5484.

    Jan. 19

  • Youth Activity Center schedule 12-25-11

    Youth Center schedule

    The White Rock Youth Activity Center will be closed from Dec. 27-30. The Los Alamos Youth Activity Center will be open from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. that week during LAPS winter break. Children that usually attend the WRYAC are welcome to use the LAYAC that week.

    Monday — Closed, Christmas holiday
    Tuesday —Shoe box relays
    Wednesday —Movies and munchies
    Thursday — Ping pong tournament
    Friday — Chain wishes for the New Year

    All students in third through eighth grade are welcome to join, free of charge.

  • News for Retirees 12-25-11

    Dec. 25-31, 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

    BESC closed for Christmas holiday

    8:45        Variety Training
    10 a.m.    No low vision/hearing
    11:30        Lunch: Chicken fried steak
    7 p.m.    Bridge
    7:30p.m.    Table tennis

    8:30        RSVP Quilters

  • Animal Shelter 12-25-11

    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.
    Be sure to click on the Friends of the Shelter website, www.lafos.org. You can volunteer and/or donate, as well as check out links to all our adoptable pals.
    Thank you to the community of Los Alamos and the Monitor staff for the outstanding support you give to the animals lovingly cared for in the shelter. Happy holidays!


    Baby — Young spayed female GSD-mix. Very friendly. Loves the dog park.

  • LANL reviews top 10 science stories of 2011

    Los Alamos National Laboratory’s top 10 science stories of 2011 illustrate the broad variety of scientific excellence that’s the hallmark of the Laboratory. This year’s stories include alternative energy research, world record magnetic fields, disease tracking, the study of Mars, climate change, fuel cells, solar wind, and magnetic reconnection.

    Mars Habitability
     Los Alamos National Laboratory’s unique scientific capabilities are playing a role in an international quest to unravel the mysteries of Mars.