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Staffing And Infrastructure Needs Top Discussion At LANL Community Conversations Breakfast At Buffalo Thunder

 

Attendees hear the latest developments at LANL during the Community Conversations Breakfast Wednesday at Buffalo Thunder Resort. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

By Bonnie J. Gordon
Los Alamos Daily Post
bjgordon@ladailypost.com

Los Alamos National Laboratory Director Thom Mason spoke to educators, business people and community leaders at a LANL Community Conversation Breakfast Wednesday at Buffalo Thunder Resort. Staffing and infrastructure topped the agenda.

LANL Director Thom Mason. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

Sustained growth is predicted for LANL,


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Churches Offer ‘Ashes To Go’ On Central Wednesday

By LYNN FINNEGAN
Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church

Perhaps you are familiar with Mardi Gras and “Fat Tuesday,” but did you know these celebrations precede one of the most important days on the Christian calendar?

Ash Wednesday marks the start of the holy season of Lent, a time for reflection and repentance in preparation for the celebration of Easter.

On Ash Wednesday, Feb. 26, Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church (TOTH), joined this year by Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church (BELC), will be offering “Ashes to Go”, 8:30-10:30 a.m. on the sidewalk near Starbucks on Central Avenue.

Why ashes?


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LAVNS Kicks Off Annual Daffodil Fundraiser

Los Alamos Visiting Nurses is accepting pre-orders for its ‘Daffodils For Hospice’ sale. Courtesy photo

LAVNS News:

The Los Alamos Visiting Nurse Service (LAVNS) Hospice Program is holding its annual “Daffodils for Hospice” sale.

Daffodil pre-orders are being taken through Feb. 27. Proceeds from the sale support the LAVNS Hospice program for terminally ill individuals.

Individual bunches (10 stems) can be ordered for $5 each or buy three bunches for $15 and receive a free vase (while supplies last).

With a $10 minimum purchase, LAVNS is offering free delivery March 5-6 in Los


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NMBG 2020 Stout Invitational: So. Many. Stouts.

Sample cups at the NMBG Stout Invitational Saturday at Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op. Photo by Becky Rutherford

Becky Rutherford and Perry Rutherford at the NMBG 2020 Stout Invitational Saturday at the Tub. Courtesy photo

By BECKY RUTHERFORD
Los Alamos

My knowledge of stouts is basically Guinness; if I want a nice stout, that’s probably what I’ll go for. Well, I’m here to tell you that there is so much more to the world of stout beers than Guinness. At the NMBG Stout Invitational Saturday at Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op in Central Park Square, I sampled 15 different stouts from 15 different New Mexico breweries.


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PAC 8 Stop Motion Animation Classes Feb. 26-March 18

PAC 8 stop motion animation classes are 2-4 p.m. Wednesdays Feb. 26 through March 18. Courtesy/PAC 8

Courtesy/PAC 8

PAC 8 News:

PAC 8 will be offering classes in stop motion animation for students aged 9-12 years 2-4 p.m. Wednesday Feb. 26 through March 18.

Stop motion is an animated filmmaking technique in which objects are moved in small increments between individually photographed frames so that they will appear to exhibit motion when the series of frames is played back.

Los Alamos High School senior Allegra Dougherty will be teaching the class. Allegra first discovered animation at PAC 8

On The Job In Los Alamos: JJAB Resource Specialists

On the job in Los Alamos at a staff meeting Feb. 12 in space provided by Los Alamos Public Schools are Juvenile Justice Advisory Board (JJAB) Resource Specialists, from front left, Rachel Mohr-Richards, Santina Shije, William High Eagle Sandoval, Danielle Sutherland, Christine Martinez, Tara Adams and from First Judicial District Family Court Services Elise Pardue and Gary Lombardo and JJAB Executive Director Lisa Zuhn. For more information, visit losalamosjjab.com or call 505.709.8125. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com


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Christian Scientists Relocating To Mari-Mac

COMMUNITY News:

A new era for Christian Scientists in Los Alamos County begins March 1 when they re-locate from the former WAC dormitory to new premises.

Tonight’s testimony meeting (7:30-8 p.m., Feb. 19) and this Sunday’s Bible Lesson-Sermon on Mind (10-11 a.m. Feb. 23), will be the last services conducted at 1725 17th St. after more than 60 years at that location.

The Christian Science Society has held Sunday and Wednesday services in Los Alamos since the Secret City’s early days. To provide space for their services and reading room, in the 1950s the Society leased and later purchased the building

Fifteen Topper Wrestlers Heading To State Meet

Topper wrestlers display their gold medals won at the district meet Saturday in Española. The meet establishes seeding for the state meet this weekend at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho. The Topper team is taking 15 wrestlers to state, one in each weight class. Gold medal winners from left, Nathan Harper, Damian Gonzales, Ben Gellis, Damian Garcia, Mateo Martinez, Teke Nieto. Not pictured is Alex Pittman and Josh Archuleta. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Nathan Harper wrestling in the 138-weight class pins his opponent from Española to win the gold. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com


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Toppers Fall To Sundevils 50-65

Video highlights by Nate Limback/ladailypost.com

Harrison Frank drives through traffic on his way to the basket in  the 2nd quarter, he was the Topper’s high point scorer with 21 points, which included 4-3’s in a game against the Espanñla Sundevils Friday night in Griffith Gymnasium. The Toppers fell behind by 10 points in the first quarter and trailed by 10 points throughout the rest of the game as the two teams played even and the Sundevils won 65-50. The Toppers continue to improve, but the Toppers had no answer for the Sundevils fast paced game. The next game will be played in Taos Thursday Feb.

LAPS: Open Enrollment; In-District Transfer March 2

LAPS News:

Los Alamos Public Schools will make available the Open Enrollment Application process (for students who reside outside of Los Alamos County) for the 2020-21 school year at 8 a.m. Monday, March 2.

The application will be accessible online at http://laschools.net/home/registration and may be completed on a smartphone or computer.

In addition, the In-District Transfer form will be available beginning Monday, March 2 for elementary students who reside in Los Alamos County but wish to transfer to a different school zone.

For more information, contact Sandra Osborn at 505.663.2228


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