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Teen Center Joins ‘Welcoming America’

on September 16, 2017 - 8:46am


  • Hundreds of Communities Celebrate New Americans During Welcoming Week

Española—The Española YMCA Teen Center is hosting a cultural appreciation event 5-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21 at 808 Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park Road. 

“International Food and Activity Fair-Where Cultures Unite” is open to the public and includes ethnic foods, dances and activities. The event is part of a national initiative known as Welcoming Week, taking place Sept. 15–24 across the country.

The Española YMCA and its parent organization, The Family YMCA in Los Alamos, will join hundreds of

Back From The Brink - California Condors Talk Sept. 19

on September 16, 2017 - 8:25am
New Mexico Wildlife Center’s Executive Director Melissa Moore is part of the four-person presentation Sept. 19 at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Courtesy photo
PEEC News:
The largest bird in North America, which only existed in captivity since the 1980’s, is taking to the skies in growing numbers, and their story will be shared at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19 at the Los Alamos Nature Center. 
Four condor experts, Bette Korber, Melissa Moore, Shorty Esch and Jeanne Fair, will talk about the California Condor’s story and bird science conducted at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Parenting Expert Barbara Coloroso Returns To UNM-Los Alamos To Address Bullying Issues Sept. 23

on September 16, 2017 - 7:59am
Barbara Coloroso explains how to differentiate teasing behavior from bullying during Parenting University in March at UNM-LA. Photo by Nancy Coombs/UNM-LA
Parenting expert Barbara Coloroso
UNM-LA News:
UNM-Los Alamos (UNM-LA) and the Juvenile Justice Advisory Board (JJAB) are pleased to announce that Barbara Coloroso will return to lead a Parenting University workshop 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 at the UNM-LA campus.
Last spring, Coloroso’s presentation on the dynamics of “The Bully, the Bullied, and the Not-So-Innocent Bystander” struck a chord with members of the Los

Womens Workshop On Building Career Skills Oct. 3

on September 16, 2017 - 7:55am

Carol Ann Johnson




Professional Mentor Carol Ann Johnson and President and Founder of Soma Consultants Julie Exon will host a “Being the Best ME in My Career” workshop 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Oct. 3 at the Santa Fe Community Foundation, 501 Halona St.

The workshop is an interactive one-day program aimed at improving interpersonal and relationship-building skills for women who recognize that they are responsible for their own success.

Exton and Johnson put this workshop together as a way to share their experiences with others, especially women.

Scenes From Knights Of Columbus Golf Tournament Luncheon At Cottonwood On The Greens Friday

on September 16, 2017 - 7:33am

The Knights of Columbus hosted its annual golf tournament Friday at the Los Alamos Golf Course. Gathered for the luncheon at Cottonwood on the Greens, 4244 Diamond Dr., following the tournament, from left, Art Brown, James Merhege, Randy Vaughn and Myron Koop. The annual tournament raises money for educational scholarships for Los Alamos High School seniors. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

Father John Carney, center, reunites with friends Pawel and Dorota Listwan, owners of Cottonwood on the Greens restaurant Friday at the Knights of Columbus Golf Tournament.

Daily Postcard: Marguerite Daisies Line Trail

on September 16, 2017 - 6:08am

Daily Postcard: Yellow marguerite daisies line the Cañada del Buey Trail in White Rock. The Cañada del Buey Trail is about 2,100 feet long and begins just south of N.M. 4 east of Sherwood Boulevard and ends just west of Rover Boulevard. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

UNM-LA Advisory Board Discusses Enrollment Decline

on September 15, 2017 - 8:27pm

UNM-LA Advisory Board members Michelle Hall, Steve Boerigter, David Sutton and Shelia Schiferl visit before Monday's meeting gets underway. Member Pat Soran was unable to attend. Photo by Nancy Coombs/UNM-LA

Dean of Instruction Dr. Sharon Hurley and Director of Business Operations Bob Harmon share a few words at the meeting. Photo by Nancy Coombs/UNM-LA

UNM-LA News:

The UNM-Los Alamos (UNM-LA) Advisory Board held its first meeting of the 2017-2018 school year Monday, led by Board President Steve Boerigter.

Highlights of the meeting included introduction of new staff and UNM-LA enrollment