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White Rock Senior Center Offers Dance Lessons

on June 19, 2017 - 10:51am
WRSC News:
  • Greatly reduces risk of dementia
  • Lowers blood pressure and cholesterol levels
  • Increases mobility without joint damage 
  • Increases balance control and centering
  • Increases bone mass and muscle
  • Aids in effort to lose weight
  • Eases levels of depression
Monday, July 10, 2-4 p.m., the White Rock Senior Center will begin offering social dancing lessons for seniors on Monday afternoons. The classes will be held in the Activity Building  in the Los Alamos County Complex.
Our participants will enjoy a no-pressure atmospher in air-conditioned comfort, on a dance floor that

Los Alamos High School’s Sydne Ashford And Miriam Wallstrom Shine At National History Day Competition

on June 19, 2017 - 9:54am

Los Alamos High School students Sydne Ashford and Miriam Wallstrom win 5th place in the U.S. in National History Day Contest. Courtesy photos


In a town where science fair is all the rage, a similar, unique competition showcasing history is just as exciting for local students. Los Alamos High School students Sydne Ashford and Miriam Wallstrom competed in the National History Day Contest (NHD), held June 11-15 at the University of Maryland, College Park in the Washington D.C. area.

Constellations & Monsters At Nature Center Planetarium

on June 19, 2017 - 9:28am
PEEC News:
Ever wonder which constellations you might see this summer?
Friday, June 23, the Los Alamos Nature Center will host an interactive tour of the heavens that highlights the planets, star patterns, and constellations visible in the coming months. This special show takes place at 7 p.m. in the nature center planetarium.
Sea Monsters a film that uncovers a time when prehistoric sea creatures come to life, will play in the planetarium on Saturday and Sunday, June 24 and 25, at 2 p.m.

Distinguished Theologian To Speak At Fuller Lodge In Los Alamos Thursday And Friday

on June 19, 2017 - 7:16am
Professor Haught stands in front of Darwin. Courtesy photo
“Why is there something rather than nothing?” This question is posed by two scientists in this month’s issue of Physics Today.
This question also intrigues the members of the Los Alamos Faith and Science Forum ( and they have invited noted theologian, Distinguished Professor John Haught from Georgetown University, to Los Alamos to help answer it.
Professor Haught will be in Los Alamos to speak at 7 p.m., June 22 and June 23, at Fuller Lodge.

Leadership Los Alamos Accepting Registrations Through June 30 For Class Of 2017-18

on June 18, 2017 - 9:31am

KayLinda Crawford is a graduate of the 2016-17 Leadership Los Alamos program. Photo by Martha Katko

LLA News:

Leadership Los Alamos is accepting applications for its 2017-18 program, which gets underway in September.

To date, LLA has graduated more than 250 leaders who are making a difference in this community. LLA is seeking to fill this year’s class with approximately 24 committed individuals who want to learn more and continue this fine tradition.

The program begins with a two-day orientation Sept. 8-9. The deadline to apply for the program is June 30.

What recent graduates are saying:


Enrollment Opens For Children’s Chinese Class

on June 18, 2017 - 7:08am

Tianmei Yang Seet of Los Alamos makes a ZongZi as a demonstration for her Chinese class. Courtesy image


Why did a Chinese king banish his minister and poet 400 years before Christ? Why did loyal supporters of the poet throw rice balls into the Milou river? Why do people all over the world today row in fearsome looking Dragon Boats?

The Dragon Boat Festival just passed May 30, and to celebrate the event and answer some of the above questions Tianmei Yang Seet of Los Alamos taught her inaugural class in Mandarin Chinese to six enthusiastic children from Los Alamos and White

LAPS Stands Ready To Assist El Cajete Fire Evacuees

on June 17, 2017 - 11:19am

LAPS News:

Los Alamos Public Schools (LAPS) stands ready to assist residents being evacuated from their homes due to El Cajete Fire near Jemez Springs.

With more than 200 people displaced, LAPS expresses empathy and understanding of this difficult situation. The Los Alamos Middle School is availble to provide relief for evacuees who may need a place for respite, showers and bathrooms.

All support activities will be coordinated with Los Alamos County, New Mexico Emergency Operations and the Red Cross.

Direct questions to the School District Office at 505.663.2222.