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Police Chief Reads To Kids During Safety Town Today

on June 26, 2017 - 4:59pm

Los Alamos Police Police Chief Dino Sgambellone reads Safety Town books to this year's upcoming Kindergarteners today at Mountain Elementary School. Photo by Chris Clark/

Chief Dino Sgambellone reads Safety Town books today at Mountain Elementary School. Photo by Chris Clark/

LAPD brings out its robots to show the kids. Photo by Chris Clark/

LAPD robots on display. Photo by Chris Clark/

Kids wait their turn to get in the front seat of an LAPD car to learn about the internal operations of a police car. Photo by Chris

Exploding Universe Talk And Film At Los Alamos Nature Center Planetarium

on June 26, 2017 - 4:11pm
PEEC News:
Ever wonder what types of cosmic events shaped the Universe? Dr. Rick Wallace will discuss the importance of novae and supernovae Friday, June 30, after a presentation of the film Exploding Universe. This special show is at 7 p.m. in the Los Alamos Nature Center Planetarium.
Exploding Universe, a film that uncovers the cosmic events that shaped the Universe, will play at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 1 and 2 in the planetarium. The film explores a world where supernovas erupt, massive materials collide, and protons give birth to life as we know it.
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LAF&SF Features Bob Reinovsky Wednesday

on June 26, 2017 - 9:29am

The community is invited to attend the LAF&SF talk by Bob Reinovsky Wednesday at 1738 N Sage Loop. Courtesy/ESA/Hubble, NASA

LAF&SF News:

Bob Reinovsky continues the Los Alamos Faith and Science Forum summer series Wednesday, June 28 by speaking on “Hopelessness”. 

The theme of the summer series talks is “Hope: Science, Religion and the Future”.

The meeting formats include a light supper at 6 p.m., talk at 6:30 p.m., followed by questions for the speaker and then table discussions. These talks are in the Fellowship Hall of the Unitarian Church at 1738 N Sage Loop in Los Alamos.


LAHS Graduate Samantha Miller Makes History

on June 26, 2017 - 8:33am

Los Alamos High School NJROTC Precision Air Rifle Team members from left, Jacob Torres, Holly Hayes, Samantha Miller and Stephanie Nielsen. Courtesy photo

Los Alamos High School 2017 graduates Holly Hayes, left, and Samantha Miller are joining rifle teams at University of Alabama-Birmingham and University of Texas-El Paso respectively. Courtesy photo



Samantha Miller, a 2017 graduate of Los Alamos High School, recently signed her way into history in becoming the first to earn a scholarship for rifle from LAHS, according to LCDR Wes Shumaker.

Mountain Teacher Michele Altherr Participates In Panel Discussion On Charter And Traditional School Divide

on June 25, 2017 - 5:06pm

Mountain Elementary School teacher Michele Altherr, center, participates in a panel discussion on the Charter and Traditional School Divide at the 2nd Annual Public School Leadership Conference put on by the New Mexico Public Education Department. The event was June 21-22 at the Crowne Plaza in Albuquerque. Courtesy photo

Notice Of Possible Quorum: Los Alamos School Board

on June 25, 2017 - 8:32am

LAPS News:

Notice of Possible Quorum: Members of the Los Alamos School Board may attend the Barranca Design Public Meeting at 5 p.m., Tuesday, June 27 in the Barranca Elementary School Gymnasium at 57 Loma del Escolar.

A quorum may be present, however, no action will be taken.

The meeting is open to the public.

‘Sometimes We Tell The Truth’ Author Bethany Rose Click Awarded June Ettinger Memorial Scholarship

on June 25, 2017 - 6:59am
Bethany Rose Click, awarded June Ettinger Memorial Scholarship. Jessica Booton Photography
LAPS News:
The Friends of the Los Alamos County Libraries, in partnership with the Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation, last month awarded the June Ettinger Memorial Scholarship to Bethany Rose Click for her review of the book Sometimes We Tell the Truth.
The scholarship was created to honor those who love books.