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Kiwanis Presents Scholarship to Tanner Vaughn

on July 28, 2013 - 11:30am

The Los Alamos Kiwanis Club presented Tanner Vaughn with a scholarship recently. Tanner will be attending Colorado State University in Fort Collins Computer and Social Science. From left, Vaughn's father Randy Vaughn, Tanner Vaughn and Kiwanis President Don Casperson. Tanner was selected because of his active volunteer work through the National Honor Society, Los Alamos Heart Council Board, the YMCA and as a cancer survivor helped children and their siblings at Camp Wapiyapi in Colorado. Kiwanis meets each Tuesday at noon at Trinity of the HIll Church in Kelly Hall.

High Tea and Fashion Show Aug. 17

on July 27, 2013 - 9:11am

Emcee Jeff Favorite assists two models during the 2012 House of Hope and Trinity Builders High Tea and Fashion Show Fashion Show. Courtesy/photo

Martha Hawkins models a pantsuit for travel or the office. Courtesy/photo


The House of Hope and Trinity Builders house-building mission teams are preparing for their fourth annual fund raising event—the High Tea and Fashion Show to benefit their mission trips this fall. 

This year’s Tea and Fashion Show event will start promptly at 2:30 pm, Saturday, Aug. 17, in Kelly Hall at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church, 3900 Trinity Dr.

PEEC Sponsors Story Walk

on July 27, 2013 - 8:16am


PEEC News:

The Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) continues its Summer Family Evenings series with a unique program combining two favorite summer activities, reading and nature walks.

This collaboration between PEEC and the Los Alamos County Library System is 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6.

The StoryWalk® Project is a national program created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, Vt., and developed in collaboration with the Vermont Bicycle and Pedestrian Coalition and the Kellogg-Hubbard Library.

Clark & Kendall's Weekend Preview: July 26

on July 26, 2013 - 7:25am

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Summer Concert Series – Big Sandy and his Fly-Rite Boys 7 p.m. Friday, July 26 at Ashley Pond

Grand Opening: Nanotechnology & Algae Biofuels 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 26 at Bradbury Science Museum
The evening will be filled with talks and demonstrations in celebration of the museum's grand opening of two new exhibits on Nanotechnology and Algae Biofuels.

National History Day & Empty Bowl Painting 4-8 p.m. Friday, July 26 at Los Alamos Historical Museum (1050 Bathtub Row)

Beneficial Insects for Your Greenhouse and Garden 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 27 at PEEC


Star Gaze at Dark Night Aug. 3

on July 26, 2013 - 6:31am

PA News:

The Pajarito Astronomers will hold a County-sponsored Dark Night at 8:15 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3 at Spirio Soccer Field in Overlook Park.

Weather permitting, the public is invited to come out, wander among the telescopes and star gaze. The planets Venus, Saturn, Neptune and Uranus will be visible. There will be a tour of the summer constellations, and there will be telescope views of double stars, star clusters, nebulae and galaxies. 

The public is invited and encouraged to attend. Viewing will end before midnight. Call Steve Becker, 662-3252 for information.

LACDC Releases Los Alamos MainStreet Survey Results

on July 25, 2013 - 10:30am




What are the people of Los Alamos interested in having as retail and dining options? Where does Los Alamos prefer to shop? What time do people prefer to shop in Los Alamos? What products, brand, and stores do people wish there was in Los Alamos? 

Los Alamos Commerce and Development Corporation developed and conducted a survey to help provide retail owners and restaurateurs the answers to these age old questions. This was an online survey through Los Alamos MainStreet website that was conducted during April.