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Today's News

  • Forum slated for LAPS school board and UNM-LA advisory board elections

    The Los Alamos League of Women Voters is sponsoring a forum to introduce the community to the candidates for the Los Alamos Public Schools Board and to the candidates for the University of New Mexico Los Alamos Advisory Board.
    There are three candidates for the three open positions on the LAPS School Board:  Judith Bjarke-McKenzie for District 3, Kevin G. Honnell for District 4, and David R. Foster for District 5.

  • Nutrition and weaning discussion scheduled for Tuesday evening

    La Leche League of Los Alamos will discuss “Nutrition and Weaning” at their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Teen Room at the First United Methodist Church, 715 Diamond Dr.
    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 audiotapes concerning childbirth, breastfeeding, parenting and nutrition is available.
    Nursing babies and toddlers who have difficulty separating, are welcome.

  • Ben-Naim Wins LAMS Geographic Bee

    Daniel Ben-Naim, an eighth grade student at Los Alamos Middle School won the school-level competition of the National Geographic Bee on Jan. 12.
    The school-level Bee, at which students answered oral questions on geography, was the first round in the 23rd annual National Geographic Bee. Google sponsored this year’s Bee.
    Ben-Naim and Ryan Harbert, also an eighth grade student, went head-to-head in the championship round.  
    Ben-Naim edged out Harbert by naming Kilimanjaro as Africa’s highest peak that is part of a national park in Tanzania.

  • Join the Mountaineers for a China Odyssey

    Join the Los Alamos Mountaineers Wednesday night in Fuller Lodge to hear Lorrie Bonds-Lopez recount her “China Odyssey” adventure. In 2008 Lorrie Bonds-Lopez and her husband joined two China scholars, Rikki and Jeff, for a three-week hiking/biking touring trip in the southwest of China.

  • Engagement: Reeves-Prudhomme

  • Engagement: Saiz-Simmonds

    Salvador and Pauline Saiz are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Krystal Marie Saiz, to Isaac David Simmonds, son of Stanley and Ingrid Simmonds of White Rock.

  • Animal Shelter 01-16-11

    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.

  • Community announcements 01-16-11

    Calendars available
    Friends of the Shelter Calendars are available for a limited time at the following locations Animal Clinic of Los Alamos, Ridgeview Vet, Brownell’s Hallmark, CB Fox, Pet Pangaea and Otowi Station.  
    Coordinator needed

  • Compromise is progress

    In 2010, a year that was bottom-heavy with bad news, we saw major progress in the stormy world of water.
    Three landmark cases that defied resolution and guaranteed lawyers’ job security were settled, and our congressional delegation, led by Sen. Jeff Bingaman, managed to wring funding from Congress.
    We also marked progress on the Rio Grande and in Ruidoso.

  • Governor faces lawsuits

    SANTA FE — Republican Gov. Susana Martinez is facing two  lawsuits that contend she is illegally stopping newly approved pollution control measures from taking effect.
    Thursday,  a coalition of groups, including Amigos Bravos and Caballo Concerned Citizens, asked the state Supreme Court to order her administration to move ahead with publishing new groundwater regulations governing discharges by dairies.