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Today's News

  • Empowering an the older generation

    Starting Friday, the Lensic in Santa Fe will become a time capsule for past famous and treasured Broadway stars. Legends such as Ella Fitzgerald, George Burns and Ethel Merman will again grace the stage for a contemporary audience.

    This is more than just a trip down memory lane; it is an opportunity to support the organization, Empower New Mexico.

    The series of shows is titled “A Broadway Series.” Freda Payne will kick things off with “A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald,” which will run at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and again at 2 p.m. Sunday.

  • Scholarships inch students closer to goals

    Los Alamos High School senior Emma Carroll has clear goals. “With the skills I’ll acquire in medical school, I plan to serve underprivileged areas of the United States and abroad,” she said.

    With a scholarship from the Los Alamos Employees’ Scholarship Fund (LAESF), Carroll’s goal is one step closer to fruition.

  • Santa Fe Opera names new chief conductor

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — French conductor, composer, pianist and author Frederic Chaslin has been hired as the Santa Fe Opera's new chief conductor.

    The opera's general director, Charles MacKay, introduced Chaslin during a new conference Tuesday. He says the conductor's three-year appointment will end a nearly two year search that included extensive conversations with orchestra members, artists and other leaders in the music field.

    Chaslin will start Oct. 1. He fills the spot left vacant when Edo de Waart resigned at the end of the 2008 season.

  • 04-27-10 Police beat

    Police Beat items are compiled from public information contained in Los Alamos Police Department Records. Charges or citations listed in Police Beat do not imply innocence or guilt.

    April 16

    9:23 a.m. – A 48-year-old Los Alamos man reported that someone stole a set of snow tires and rims from his driveway on Walnut Street. The estimated loss is $788.

    Noon – A 67-year-old Los Alamos woman reported that someone threatened her with bodily injury through an extortion attempt by e-mail.

    April 17

  • “The Spitfire Grill” is a story for our time.

    “The Spitfire Grill” is a story for our time. In the musical, a financially depressed town plays host to a young woman just released from prison. Parolee Percy Talbott, played by Jess Cullinan, chose the town from an old tourist pamphlet, printed years before the quarry closed and the highway was diverted around the town.

  • Bird watchers get on the world wide web

    For all the bird-watchers who wonder how to keep sensible, organized, retrievable lists ­– the Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) has the answer. Stephen Fettig will teach a short class on eBird, the free Web site that allows participants to keep track of their bird observations for any place in the western hemisphere.  

    The class will be held from 7-8 p.m. today at the UNM-LA computer lab.

  • Baseball: LA clinches 2AAAA title with sweep

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  • Get in on the fun

    What do you get when you mix children with games, art and fun food – one wild event.

    Los Alamos Youth Leadership has worked for several months to produce the third annual LAYL Wild Day in Los Alamos. which will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.

    The event is open to kindergarten through sixth grade students. The $15 fee covers costs for the program and provides each student with a T-shirt, wristband, free lunch and snacks.

  • Learn about a great American intellectual Sunday

    Sunday, Bryce Ave. Presbyterian Church in White Rock will host a series of special lectures on the writings and life of Jonathan Edwards by the Rev. Dr. Carl Bogue, one of the foremost Jonathan Edwards scholars in the United States today.  

    Jonathan Edwards was a preacher, theologian and missionary to Native Americans in the early 18th century and is widely regarded as America's most important theologian and one of America's greatest intellectuals.

    He played a critical role in shaping the First Great Awakening in the United States.  

  • More than just a store

    Shop on the Corner is more than just a resale store located inside Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church. If you look beyond the various clothing items and the scatterings of household items, there is a whole other service besides just selling different goods for a steal.

    Shop on the Corner is in the business of improving people’s lives.

    This humanitarian work is on both a local and international scale. For instance, the shop offered assistance to a family who had suffered a loss due to a fire.