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News Alert: Black Pit Bull Mix Found On Kachina

on October 1, 2014 - 4:44pm

Lost dog found at 4 p.m. today wandering on Kachina Street. Courtesy photo

UPDATE: The owner has made contact to pick up her dog.


A resident found a black pit bull mix wearing a peacock blue collar with no tags wandering at about 4 p.m. today on Kachina Street in Barranca Mesa.

The resident estimates the lost dog to be less than one year old. Anyone who owns this dog or knows who the owner is should call Randy at 505.377.3029.


Y Announces Heart Smart Poster Contest Winners

on October 1, 2014 - 3:57pm

Aspen student Aspen Jaramillo displays her prize for her winning Heart Smart Poster. Courtesy photo

YMCA News:

The Family YMCA and Los Alamos Heart Council co-sponsored a Heart Smart Poster Contest for children in grades K-6.

Posters were judged on originality and the healthy message depicted. The winning posters were displayed at Saturday's Los Alamos Health Fair. 

The following children won prizes for their posters:

K-3rd Grade

  • 1st Place-Zoe Bent
  • 2nd Place-Aspen Jaramillo
  • 3rd Place- Zoya Kahn     
  • 4th Place- Hannah Hsu

4th-6th Grade

  • 1st place-Grace Xie
  • 2nd place-Aidan Cooley
  • 3rd

Los Alamos Historical Society Discusses Manhattan Episode 10

on October 1, 2014 - 2:14pm

Bernice Brode and James Tuck dancing. Courtesy/LAHS Archives

LAHS News:

  • Nearly Through  With the First Season of WGN’s Manhattan

WGN’s new series, Manhattan, a fictionalized look at life in Los Alamos during the Manhattan Project, is reaching its final episodes.

The Los Alamos Historical Society wants to again thank everyone who comes to our viewings and discussions for contributing their thoughts, questions, and experiences.

Every week, the Society updates a bulletin board in the Museum to continue exploring questions and reactions as the 13-episode series continues.

Learn About Foster And Adoptive Parenting Oct. 21

on October 1, 2014 - 1:57pm

CYFD News:

ESPANOLA – The public is invited to an information meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21 to learn about foster and adoptive parenting opportunities with New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department. 

The information meeting will be held at the CYFD office at 912 N. Railroad in Espanola.

Currently, there are 44 children in Rio Arriba/Los Alamos counties in the foster care system. There is an urgent need for more foster parents in these communities.

White Rock Senior Center And Town Hall Remodel Public Meeting Notice

on October 1, 2014 - 1:44pm

LAC News:

A public meeting is scheduled for the remodel of the White Rock Senior Center and Town Hall.

The meeting is 5:30-7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27 at the White Rock Senior Center on N.M. 4.

Input from the public is encouraged.

Join The Cash Mob For Central Avenue Ribbon Cutting Block Party

on October 1, 2014 - 1:03pm

Chamber News:

The Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce is hosting a ribbon cutting block party Saturday, October 4 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. to celebrate the completion of the road construction on Central Avenue between 15th & 20th Streets.

“We would like to invite the public to be part of a ‘cash mob’ to show support of the downtown businesses by filling the stores and doing some Saturday shopping as soon as the ribbon is cut,” said Nancy Partridge, Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce Manager.

Immediately following the ribbon cutting at 10:30 a.m., the cash mob is invited to charge through the cut

LAHS Choir's Pumpkin Patch Runs Oct. 6-29

on October 1, 2014 - 12:25pm
LAHS News:
The Los Alamos High School Choir is hosting a Pumpkin Patch Oct. 6-29 in the Canyon School parking lot where Trinity Drive, East Road and Central Avenue meet.

Enjoy seeking the perfect pumpkin, Selfie Patch, Story Times, Coloring Corner, Trick or Treat on MainStreet activities, Halloweekend Portraits and much more.

Pumpkin Patch Hours:
  • Monday through Friday 4-7 p.m.;
  • Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and
  • Columbus Day 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.