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In preparation for renovations beginning in January 2016, the Los Alamos Historical Museum has moved to its new temporary location at 475 20th St., next to the new Teen Center.
The Museum is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. As part of the transition, the Museum Shop will be offering 20 percent off select items through Oct. 31.
The Museum also is continuing its guided walking tours into the winter months (weather permitting). Mondays at 11 a.m., docents will lead hour-long walking tours of the historic district, including
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Barranca Natural Helpers under their poster during Unity Day. Courtesy photo
Barranca Natural Helpers during training day at the Los Alamos County Animal Shelter. Courtesy photo
The Barranca Natural Helpers program is off to a great start this school year. One of the group’s goals is to work diligently to support their school and community. While it is only a few months into the school year, they are well on their way to accomplishing this goal.
In September, they participated in the community “Out of Darkness” walk. This
“The Wrong Side of the Door,” a one hour play by Chamisa Elementary School 6th grade teacher Cindy Richard
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The Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee (JJAC) met Thursday in Council Chambers at the Municipal Building in downtown Los Alamos.
JJAC Chair Sharon Stover opened
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Jim Nolan, a professor of sociology at Williams College in Williamstown, Mass., didn’t know much about his grandfather, James F. Nolan, a physician with training in radiology who played a unique role in the early history of the atomic bomb at Los Alamos.
James L. Nolan, Jr., Professor of Sociology, Williams College
The younger Nolan had a general idea that his father had moved to Los Alamos at an early age but no detailed knowledge about his grandfather. Very few details, that is, until three years ago, when his father
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Rotarian Linda King helps Barranca Mesa Elementary students participating in Friday’s Purple Pinky Project. Photo by Ed Van Eeckhout
Barranca Mesa Elementary students show off their purple pinkies during Friday’s recognition of Rotary’s World Polio Day. Photo by Ed Van Eeckhout
In honor of Rotary International’s World Polio Day, members from the Rotary Club of Los Alamos volunteered Friday at local elementary schools to engage students in the Purple Pinky Project.
For a $1 donation, roughly the cost
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The public is encouraged to give feedback as to what types of bachelor and graduate programs it would like to see at UNM-LA. Courtesy/BigStock
In an effort to identify community needs for higher-level degree options at the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos (UNM-LA), the University of New Mexico Anderson School of Management is working alongside individuals at UNM-LA, and individuals from the Provost office at UNM-Albuquerque to conduct an online survey, which is asking for public input.
As a branch campus in the State of New Mexico, UNM-Los Alamos offers Associate Degree and
- Choose your pumpkin from The Patch
- Cake Walk
- Bake Sale
- Games (with a prize booth!)
- Bouncy Houses
- Dave’s Dogs
- Kettle Korn
- Family Picnic Area
- And more!
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Send your college student a College Care Package from Los Alamos and support educational travel for 2016 seniors.
To raise funds for their summer tour, Europe 2016, travelers are putting together personalized packages again filled with gifts from home for happy college students.
For $30, Europe 2016 travelers will fill a College Care Package with treats (homemade cookies, candy, hot chocolate, tea; school supplies (sticky notes, pens, pencils); personal items (razors, toothbrushes, tissues); local fare (red and green chile); Halloween surprises (candy corn, pumpkin-related
Students at Pinon Elementary are sharing free smiles with the White Rock community. They have been spending their lunch periods in the art room painting rocks. The finished rocks will be hidden all over Write Rock. Some may even make their way up the Hill.
“We want to spread happiness by leaving hidden smiles in places people would not expect to find them,” Pinon Art Teacher Stephanie Rittner said.
How do we protect our aquifers? Action taken in La Cienega, a nearby community, is the subject of the free talk at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27 at Los Alamos Nature Center.
Kyle Harwood, water attorney and La Cienega resident, will share the challenges facing his community along with their efforts to protect their aquifers.
As dessert residents, water is a precious resource. Nearby, the La Cienega region is already seeing diminishing flow from their local springs. They are not alone. Stories of wells and springs running
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Actors performing in ‘The Wrong Side of the Door’ opening Monday from left, Caleb Langenbrunner, Emma Raven, Ryan Rushton and Logan Capon. Courtesy photo
The community is invited to attend a performance of a 60-minute play titled, “The Wrong Side of the Door” written and directed by Chamisa Elementary School 6th grade teacher Cindy Richard.
Four local kids star in the show, which opens Monday:
- Logan Capon plays Mason;
- Emma Raven plays Izzy;
- Ryan Rushton plays Will; and
- Caleb Langenbrunner plays Alan.
All of the children are 5th and 6th graders
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