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Today's News

  • Be There 01-30-11

    Tuesday
    “The Gardener’s Calendar” class with Martha Davis, will be from 7-9 p.m. at PEEC, 3540 Orange St. The class is an introduction to year round gardening activities. Pre-registration is required and costs $10 or $9 for members.
    Wednesday
    The Summit Garden Club will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a luncheon at White Rock Baptist Church.  All members and former members are invited. For information and reservations, which need to be in by Jan. 26, call Dorothy Crawford at 672-3315.

  • Youth Activity Center schedule

    Monday — Fuse beads
    Tuesday —  Cards with heart
    Wednesday —  Movies and munchies and “The Contest Count”
    Thursday —  Making heart soaps
    Friday — Book of knowledge games

    Memberships are free and open to third to eighth graders.  
    The center is open from 3-6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; and from noon-
    6 p.m. Wednesday.
    For more information call 662-9412 or 672-1656.

  • Animal Shelter 01-30-11

    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.  
    Every cat is only
    $35 with an extended two-for-one sale.

  • News for Retirees 01-30-11

    Jan. 23-29, 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.    Spanish lesson
    11:30 a.m.    Lunch: Chicken chili cheese soup
    1 p.m.        Bridge

  • Some assets come from within

    As we prepare to slide into February, can anyone tell me where January went?
    The asset for the month is social competencies and includes assets numbers 32 through 36.
    These assets are internal, and while you can have an effect on helping young people build these assets, a lot of it comes from within.
    I was impressed when the Los Alamos/Española basketball game last week included a performance by J.D. Weiss, playing the national anthem on the electric guitar. It was incredible.

  • New scholarship supports returning students

    The Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation, through the Los Alamos Employees Scholarship Fund (LAESF), is launching a scholarship for students who plan to return to formal education after taking a break. The first round of awards is scheduled for this spring.
    This new fund, called the Regional College/Returning Student Scholarship, will award scholarships to returning students pursuing a certificate or a two-year-degree at a regional college.

  • Ribbon cut on Hawks solar array

    A rousing tune kicked off the morning as community entities came together to celebrate Hawks Array last week.
    The Los Alamos Middle School Hawk Band, under the direction of Barry Beckett added pomp and circumstance to the praise of many dignitaries that gathered at Los Alamos Middle School.
    Visitors were greeted by LAMS Student Council members and treated to refreshments before the official school board meeting, as a quorum was present.

  • Thank you 01-30-11

    Sage Cottage Preschool is very appreciative of Los Alamos National Bank and Casa Mesita Thrift Shop for providing us funds to help support our low income families. We also would like to thank Northern New Mexico Health Grant Group for providing us a grant to pay for Health related education.

    Cheri Host
    Sage Cottage Preschool

  • Community announcements 01-31-11

    School supplies needed

    The Los Alamos High School National Honor Society is holding a “Supplies for Haiti” drive. The school supply drive will be from Feb. 1-28. There will be boxes at the high school, as well as in Mesa Public Library, the YMCA, Starbucks and Smiths.

    Serenade your valentine

  • State News at a Glance 01-30-11

    Goats used as landscapers in Las Cruces

    LAS CRUCES – Las Cruces has come up with what it thinks is a cheap and environmentally friendly way of clearing weeds and other vegetation – by using a herd of goats. The city has hired 60 four-legged workers to eat all of the tall and growing vegetation in and around a 6 ½ acre storm water drainage pond that is not easily accessible but needs tending.