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Police Alert Motorists To Senior Appreciation Night

on May 25, 2016 - 12:04pm

LAPD News:

The Los Alamos Police Department reminds motorists and citizens that Saturday May 28 is the annual Senior Appreciation Night.

This means that recent graduates will enjoy a night of festivities in the downtown area especially around Ashley Pond Park, the YMCA on 15th Street and Reel Deal Theater. Activities are scheduled  6 p.m. Saturday through 3 a.m. Sunday.

If motorist plan on driving in the downtown area during this timeframe, please use extra caution and stay vigilant looking out for pedestrians.

Insight Meditation Classes 1st & 3rd Wednesdays

on May 25, 2016 - 11:34am

Bridge The Gap: Next Step Launched At Teen Center

on May 25, 2016 - 10:57am
A new service organization was born last Saturday at the Los Alamos Teen Center.
The program has one simple goal: utilize the power and knowledge of high school students to bridge the information gap between New Mexico communities. It is called Bridge the Gap: Next Step, connecting trained LAHS mentors with their NM peers, high school seniors, to give counsel and exchange information on post-high school steps, including college, scholarships, or jobs. 
Started by high school senior Rebecca Cai and led soon by fearless near-seniors (Louisa Belian, Kallie Funk,

Solo Exhibition With Works By David Santiago May 28

on May 25, 2016 - 10:27am
'Together' by David Santiago. Courtesy photo
ART News:
Solo Exhibition featuring New Works by David Santiago with opening reception 5-7 p.m. Saturday, May 28 at the brand new Beals & Co. Showroom at 830 Canyon Road in Santa Fe.
Freckleface, a new series of female portraiture where each work is built atop a wood panel hand-picked by the artist. Santiago uses a variety of mediums- primarily charcoal and pastel, but also acrylic, ink, and makeup, bringing them to life.
The woman of Santiago seem to stare right back at you, blushing with awareness, they reveal a transparency

Project Management Institute - Otowi Bridge Chapter Receives 2016 Best Of Los Alamos Award

on May 25, 2016 - 9:56am


Project Management Institute - Otowi Bridge Chapter has been selected for the 2016 Best of Los Alamos Award in the Non-Profit Organization category by the Los Alamos Award Program.

In support of the Project Management Institute (PMI), which has a defined purpose of dedication "to advancing the state-of-the-art in the management of projects," the PMI Otowi Bridge Chapter was founded in 1995 and commits to:

VISION - The PMI Otowi Bridge Chapter will be recognized as a dynamic organization of dedicated Professional Project Managers dedicated to serving the business and

Anna Tompkins Wins VFW’s Voice Of Democracy

on May 25, 2016 - 9:40am

VFW Post 8874 Commander Roger Anaya and Morrie Pongratz at last night’s event at Duane Smith Auditorium announced the winner of the Los Alamos VFW’s Post 8874 Voice of Democracy award. Since 1947, the Voice of Democracy has been the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ (VFW’s) premier scholarship program. Each year, almost 40,000 high school students compete for more than $2 million in scholarships and incentives. Students compete by writing and recording an audio essay on an annual patriotic theme. This year’s theme was: My Vision for America. Courtesy photo

Anna Tompkins is the recipient of the Los

CIR: 'Europe's Economic Divide' Thursday

on May 25, 2016 - 9:14am
CIR News:
International Lecture Series #4 presents "Europe's Economic Divide" with speaker Dr. Gary Hufbauer, Reginald Jones Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 26 at The Forum, Santa Fe University of Art and Design at 1600 St. Michael's Dr.
Dr. Gary Hufbauer is a Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and formerly a Senior Director of Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. Prior to that, Dr.