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United Way Youth Team Hosts Hamburger Night

on October 31, 2017 - 1:23pm

Aspen Elementary School Sixth Grade Teacher Shelly Young and Morrie Pongratz of the LAHS Key Club enjoy Hamburger Night Monday at the Los Alamos Teen Center on 20th Street. Hamburger is the final fundraiser for the United Way Youth Team to raise funds for the United Way of Northern New Mexico's annual fundraising campaign. Specifically, the youth team is supporting the Community Action Fund and a new program introduced to Los Alamos High School called Link Crew. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

The United Way of Northern New Mexico Youth Team hosted its annual Hamburger Night

Ark Hosts Yard Sale Saturday

on October 31, 2017 - 7:44am

FUMC News:

Ark is hosting a yard sale 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday at the First United Methodist Church, 715 Diamond Dr., behind the Lemon Lot and adjacent to Sullivan Field.

 The Ark was founded in 1978 and operates as a ministry of the Los Alamos First United Methodist Church.

The Ark Child Development Center provides child care and preschool services for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years. Its governing body is the Ark Board. The Ark is non-profit, non-political and non-denominational. The Ark is open to all children, regardless of race, nationality or creed.

LARSO: From Our Kitchen To Your Door – Home Delivered Meals For Seniors

on October 30, 2017 - 1:36pm

Grilled tuna and vegetables can be delivered hot and ready to eat to the homes of seniors who may not be able to cook for themselves. Courtesy/LARSO


Many locals know that delicious lunches are served at both the Betty Ehart and White Rock senior centers every weekday, but fewer folks know that those same meals can be delivered hot and ready to eat to the homes of seniors who may not be able to cook for themselves.

Sometimes, a senior has been hospitalized or sustained an injury or illness that has them feeling weak, unable to stand at the stove or just not feeling like eating.

Hamburger Night At Teen Center 5-7 p.m. Today!

on October 30, 2017 - 11:58am
United Way Youth Team is serving up hamburgers and all the fixing 5-7 p.m. today at the Los Alamos Teen Center between 5-7 p.m., at 475 20th St., and the entire community is invited to the event. Courtesy/UWNNM
Juicy burgers and supporting the United Way Youth Team and youth programs, what a spectacular combination, right? Oh, icing on the cake, a student organized bake sale for dessert. Yum!
So no need to cook dinner tonight ... just bring the whole family by the Los Alamos Teen Center between 5-7 p.m., at 475 20th St.
Seating is limited.

Transportation Board Meets Thursday

on October 30, 2017 - 11:46am
The Transportation Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2 in Room 110 in the Los Alamos County Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave. 
The meeting is open to the public. 
  • Approval of the Oct. 5, 2017 Transportation Board Minutes
    • Presenters: Brian O'Neil, Chair of the Transportation Board
OLD BUSINESS - Possible Action
  • Update - New Mexico Department of Transportation
    • Presenters: Eric Martinez, County Engineer
  • Update - Canyon Rim Trail

State Police Checkpoints And Saturation Patrols Across New Mexico Counties Throughout November

on October 30, 2017 - 7:33am
NMSP News:
State Police will be conducting sobriety checkpoints; saturation patrols; and registration, insurance and driver's license checkpoints in all New Mexico counties during the month of November 2017.
NMSP is bringing awareness to these events in an effort to reduce alcohol related fatalities through continued media attention and intensive advertising. These checkpoints are helping to change society's attitude about drinking and driving.
Hundreds of lives could be saved each year if every driver had the courage to make the right decision not to drink and drive.
  • Who: New

Global Christmas Project Collection Sites Announced

on October 30, 2017 - 6:19am
Courtesy photo
This month, several locations in the multi-county Northeast New Mexico Area Team will serve as drop-off sites for the Samaritan's Purse project, Operation Christmas Child—joining nearly 5,000 U.S. locations collecting gift-filled shoeboxes for children in need around the world.
During the project's National Collection Week, Nov. 13 – 20, Los Alamos residents will transform empty shoeboxes into gifts of hope filled with school supplies, hygiene items and fun toys.