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Today's News

  • Local reaction to Anastasio’s upcoming retirement


    • Rep. Jeannette Wallace: “I think Director Anastasio has done a perfect job of getting us organized from a nonprofit to a for profit, which isn’t easy. I also think everyone deserves to retire when they’re ready.”

  • Ceremony slated for Saturday

    The second annual, Community Asset/Spirit of the West awards ceremony will be at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Best Western Hilltop House Hotel.
    The event will host an array of appetizers and desserts to reward community servants with a sweet treat to toast their accomplishments of 2010.
    “I’m so excited about the sponsorship of the Best Western Hilltop House Hotel,” said Assets Coordinator Bernadette Lauritzen. “The family was award recipients the first year and I’m pretty sure they believe in the work and philosophy of Assets.”

  • Community annoucements 01-06-11

    Register for dog obedience classes

  • Be There 01-06-11

    Today
    Mesa Public Library 2011 Free Film Series has a new theme, music. The series of six films kicks off with “Immortal Beloved,” a romantic mystery about Beethoven. Soundtrack available for checkout on CD too.

    Friday
    An opening reception for “New Mexico Journey,” featuring artwork by Mi Ra Won will be from 4-5:30 p.m. at Mesa Public Library. The artwork will be on display through Jan. 28.

  • Find your 'Inner Child'

    Fuller Lodge Art Center offers an antidote to the winter doldrums with the latest exhibit, “Inner Child” and invites the whole community to an opening reception from 5-7 p.m. Friday.
    The call-for-artists for this show says, “Bring your inner child out to play. Show us work inspired by children and childhood, toys and play. Help us expand our imaginations and relive childhood memories.”

  • Supercomputers and apple wine

    The Los Alamos Historical Society invites the public to the fourth talk of its 2010-2011 lecture series that will be at 7:30 p.m.
    Jan. 11 in the Pajarito Room of Fuller Lodge.
    This month’s lecture will feature Todd Urbatsch, speaking on, “Bengt Carlson: Supercomputers and Apple Wine.”

  • Pen & Ink Possibilities: Pet sitting isn't all it's cracked up to be

    I’ve always been a daydreamer. And of course what is envisioned inside my head is far different and much easier than coping with reality. I became all too aware of this fact when I volunteered to care for my sister’s five-month-old Pug, Bailey, while she and her family traveled to Florida for a few days.

  • Best Sellers 01-06-11

    The Monitor has the inside scoop on what locals are reading. Otowi Station issued a current list of  popular books for Los Alamos readers.

  • Ongoing around LA 01-06-11

    Music

    The Lads of Enchantment meet every Thursday evening at the United Church (Graves Hall) at 7 p.m. to share those grand old Barbershop Songs. Contact:  Murlin Nutter at 672-3235

    The Los Alamos Community Winds invites all interested musicians to join its upcoming concerts. No audition is necessary, but proficiency on a wind or percussion instrument is required. The LACW rehearses from  7-9 p.m. Tuesdays. www.lacw.org.

  • Out and about 01-06-11

    Around Los Alamos

    Joey Farish, electric guitarist, will perform at Grounds and Sounds, the new Christian Coffee House at White Rock Presbyterian Church, 310 Rover Blvd., from 6-8:30 p.m. Saturday. All proceeds go to Hope Pregnancy Center. For more information call 661-9661 or e-mail eileen.green@q.com.