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Los Alamos Switchgear Substation Arrives In Town

on March 4, 2018 - 10:17am

The scene of one of two semi-trucks hauling the Los Alamos Switchgear Substation (LASS) Friday on N.M. 4. The oversize load turned onto the Truck Route, impacting traffic for approximately 20 minutes to allow the west traveling semi-trucks to cross traffic and enter the area behind the Eco Station where they delivered the LASS on a prepared pad. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

DNCU Sponsors Lego Competition

on March 4, 2018 - 7:29am
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 DNCU News:
SANTA FE—Del Norte Credit Union (DNCU), Northern New Mexico’s hometown financial cooperative, is again the title sponsor for the LEGO® Competition at the Santa Fe Area Home Builders Association Home Show March 10-11 at the Santa Fe Convention Center.
DNCU believes this event enhances the attendance of the annual Home Show with families of the participants—while filling the convention center with excitement from the participating children.  Visit for the competition sign up link. Registration is on a first come first serve basis.  

Fr. Glenn: Furthering The Kingdom

on March 4, 2018 - 7:28am
By Rev. Glenn Jones
Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church
Los Alamos

I don’t normally speak about Catholic saints in this column, but we celebrated the memorial of one on March 3 who was a saint connected with our area and thus might be of interest to many in the area:  St. Katherine Drexel.

Katherine was born in 1858 into a prominent Philadelphia family, and her father and stepmother (her mother died only five weeks after Katherine’s birth) imbued early within her and her sisters a love of God and her fellow Man, especially of the poor and downtrodden.

Nature Center Talk: Jean Dewart On Pacific Crest Trail

on March 4, 2018 - 7:28am
Jean Dewart on Oregon’s Pacific Crest Trail. Courtesy photo
PEEC News:
At 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, at the Los Alamos Nature Center, Jean Dewart will share her story of hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, where she covered 235-miles in Oregon.
Regardless of all the difficulties in this endeavor, Jean spent six months training with multiple experimental loads in her backpack, pouring over route maps, and planning resupply positions. Not only will her presentation cover the stories of the trail, but Jean will also share how to prepare for such a hike.
Jean is a Los Alamos hiker,

La Vista Church Members Travel To Africa

on March 4, 2018 - 7:25am
Pictured here is the final Sunday of Pastor Raul Granillo’s trip at the Area 25 Church of the Nazarene in Lilongwe, Malawi. Granillo was invited to share the message for the worship service. Almost all services in Malawi are done in both English and in Chichewan. English is the official language but many of the people only speak Chichewan. The man to his right is Pastor Chrispine Mwantey. He is the associate pastor at the church and served as the Chichewan interpreter. Courtesy photo
Three members of the La Vista Church of the Nazarene traveled Feb.

Scenes From Ecumenical Lenten Thursdays

on March 4, 2018 - 7:21am

This week The Rev. Laurie Triplett from Trinity On The Hill Episcopal Church preached and the United Church of Los Alamos choir performed for the Ecumenical Lenten Series. The series continues at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 8 with The Rev. Russ Sorenson of Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church preaching and the White Rock United Methodist Church choir performing. Everyone is welcome to attend this event at First United Methodist Church, 715 Diamond Drive. Courtesy photo

The Ecumenical Lenten series begins at 6 p.m. with soup and bread. Courtesy photo


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