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November Lecture: Brief History of Wendover Airfield

on November 5, 2012 - 10:22am

LAHS News:

Los Alamos Historical Society is pleased to offer its 2012-2013 lecture series, “History and Science.”

The November lecture is a brief history of the Wendover Airfield in Utah by James Petersen

James Petersen’s talk on Historic Wendover Airfield will touch on the origin of Wendover, Utah, and then focus on the period from the inception of the Army Air Force base to the end of World War II.

The history of the B-17 and B-24 bomber training as well as the contribution of Wendover to the Manhattan project will be discussed.

The presentation will include original photographs from

Rotarians Enhance LAHS Memorial Garden

on November 5, 2012 - 9:33am

Los Alamos Rotarians Eric Ferm and Chuck Tallman wield a two-man augur Friday afternoon at the Los Alamos High School Memorial Garden. The men prepared the soil for the Saturday work party of Rotary Club members who planted flower bulbs in the garden. The Rotary Club holds weekly meetings at noon Tuesday's at the Dixie Girl Restaurant. This week's speaker is Jackie LaNew who will talk about the Accelerate Program at UNM-LA. To reserve a spot, call Rotary President Linda Hull at 662-7950. Photo by Gil Butler
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'Woman in Black' Pays Triumphant Visit to Los Alamos

on November 4, 2012 - 7:40am

Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com

Review By Bonnie Gordon

Do not miss The Woman in Black at Los Alamos Little Theater through Nov. 11.

Not only do I guarantee you’ll be creeped out, this is a play that makes you think, and the production is outstanding.

“The Woman in Black,” adapted from the book by Susan Hill by Stephen Mallatratt, premiered in 1987 and has been running steadily on the London stage since 1989.

Don’t think that just because you saw the movie version, you should skip this play. Seeing the story on the stage is an entirely different experience.

The play is a send up of the

Start a Tradition at North Pole Workshop and Luminaria Walk

on November 4, 2012 - 6:50am

COUNTY News:

North Pole Workshop & Luminaria Walk – Start an annual holiday tradition at the North Mesa stables.

Join the Los Alamos County Recreation Division, members of the Posse Lodge, Pony Club and Stable Owners Association as we create a fun holiday event for all ages from 5-7 p.m. Dec. 9, from  for the North Pole Workshop & Luminaria Walk.

The event includes professional digital photographs with Santa and his elves, warm drinks, light refreshments and a holiday craft.

Dress warmly, wear your walking shoes, and enjoy the North Mesa stables lit up with luminarias and holiday lights.

Turn Clocks Back Sunday!

on November 3, 2012 - 8:08am

Academic research shows that losing an hour of daylight can be linked to negative effects on both the mind and body, including disturbed sleep patterns, seasonal depression and obesity. (iStock)

TIME CHANGE

Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. local time Sunday, Nov. 4.

With clocks turning back one hour at 2 a.m. on a Sunday morning, how could the extra snooze time be anything other than a bonus?

Seasonal time changes always come with a trade-off.

Here are six tips to make the time transition easier and make the clock adjustment work in your favour:

  • Take advantage of the opportunity to
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Cat Has Been Waiting Entire Year for Adoption

on November 3, 2012 - 8:05am

SHELTER News:

Pet of the Week: Cassie – a plus-sized declawed orange tabby female who seeks human attention.

She has been at the shelter for an entire year, waiting for a family to take her home. 

Cassie tends to avoid the company of other cats in the cat room, so she may be best as a single cat and must be an indoor pet.

The Los Alamos Animal Shelter, 226 East Road, (505) 662-8179, has a large selection of on-site adoptable pets waiting for a home.

Others are currently off-campus in foster homes. Visit the Friends of the Shelter website: www.lafos.org to get more information about

After I’m Gone – Things To Think About Your Estate

on November 3, 2012 - 8:03am
 
By Paula Roybal Sánchez
Los Alamos Cooperative Extension Home Economist

Settling an estate can be difficult and time-consuming. If you have ever been in the position of trying to find all the papers and information needed at the time of death and for estate settlement, you know how much time and frustration can be involved. 

After I’m Gone – Things to think about your Estate is a program intended to provide you with information to make the process much easier. 

After I’m Gone – Things to think about your Estate, will be presented by Don Davidson, and will be held at noon Friday,

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