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UNM-LA Hosts Summer Programs For Youth

on July 23, 2017 - 7:22am

Robotics underway at UNM-LA. Photo by Nancy Coombs/UNM-LA

More robotics. Photo by Nancy Coombs/UNM-LA

UNM-LA News:

This year, more than 125 students participated in the annual Summer Programs for Youth at UNM-Los Alamos (UNM-LA).

In the Adventures at the University program, students in grades 1-3 experienced a different field of exploration each day, including music, art, engineering, chemistry in the lab, and general chemistry.

On The Job In Los Alamos: At Trinity Urgent Care

on July 23, 2017 - 7:18am

On the job at Trinity Urgent Care at 15th Street and Trinity Drive is Medical Assistant Jerrica Martinez. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

LAHS Graduates Of 1987 Are Back In Class!

on July 23, 2017 - 7:09am

Graduates of the Class of 1987 are back in class during their reunion this weekend at Los Alamos High School. Photo by Morrie Pongratz

Former Los Alamos High School Principal Cheryl Pongratz acts as a tour guide for the Class of 87 during their reunion weekend. Photo by Morrie Pongratz

Daily Postcard: Sunrise Shines Over White Rock

on July 23, 2017 - 6:49am

Daily Postcard: This morning's sunrise shines over White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Los Alamos Tennis Club Annual Tournament Renamed To Honor Joel M. Williams

on July 22, 2017 - 9:47am

Joel M. Williams


The Los Alamos Tennis Club is hosting its annual tennis tournament with one change, the name. It is being renamed for the late Joel M. Williams, who was very instrumental in tennis in Los Alamos.

The dates are July 29 and 30. Entrants will get a very good free lunch Saturday, July 29at the Urban Park Pavilion.

The tournament director is Bob Tonelli with Tony Ballard as assistant tournament director.

For further information, send an email to

Tournament Entry Form:

JJAB Fundraiser Provides School Supplies For LAPS

on July 22, 2017 - 9:18am
JJAB News:
The Los Alamos Juvenile Justice Advisory Board (JJAB) is raising funds to provide school supplies for Los Alamos Public School students.
Although still in the heat of summer, it is time to prepare for the upcoming school year. JJAB is asking the community for financial donations to purchase supplies for students at Los Alamos elementary schools, middle school and high school.
JJAB Resource specialists and coordinators will be working with the school principals to request information relating to student needs.

Relay For Life Sells Luminaria Bags At Smith's Sunday

on July 22, 2017 - 8:13am


Event coordinators for this year's Relay for Life Los Alamos are selling luminaria bags 1-4 p.m., Sunday at Smith's Marketplace in Los Alamos.

Luminarias honor every life touched by cancer. They can be dedicated to a loved one lost, someone battling cancer or anyone who has overcome the disease. 

The luminarias will be decorated with names and sometimes messages to the people they are dedicated to and placed around Ashley Pond during the upcoming Relay for Life Los Alamos event.

After dark, Relay participants share an emotional moment when each Luminaria is lit in