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LAPS Healthy Schools Initiative And JJAB Host 2nd Showing Of Screenagers

on April 20, 2018 - 4:01pm

LAPS/JJAB News:

he Los Alamos Public Schools’ Healthy Schools Initiative and the Juvenile Justice Advisory Board (JJAB) are excited to bring back the film Screenagers to the community during the first week of May to kick off Mental Health Awareness Month. Screenagers is the first feature documentary to explore the impact of screen technology on kids and to offer parents proven solutions that work.

The public is invited to attend a free screening of the film at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 2, at UNM-LA Building 2 or at the Los Alamos Middle School gym on Thursday, May 3, at 6:30 p.m.

Memorial Service: Betty Coleman Elkleberry April 27

on April 20, 2018 - 3:44pm
Betty Lou Coleman Eikleberry

COMMUNITY News:

A Memorial Service is scheduled for Betty Lou Coleman Eikleberry at 11 a.m., April 27 at First Baptist Church in Los Alamos. 

 
Eikleberry, age 87, passed away March 9, 2018 after a long illness. Her last hours were spent comfortably with her daughters and granddaughters, listening to stories and singing along with favorite show tunes, in particular, “Oh What a Beautiful Morning” from Oklahoma.
 
Betty was born in Sioux City, Iowa, one of five children, on August 2, 1930. Early in her marriage, she and her dear husband, Robert “Bob”

Updated Photos ... LAPD Asks Assistance In Identifying Two Thieves

on April 20, 2018 - 10:07am

Anyone who recognizes this man is urged to call the Los Alamos Police Department at 505.662.8222 and callers can remain anonymous. Courtesy/LAPD

Suspected thief wanted in connection with residential burglaries in Los Alamos is caught on video at Target in Albuquerque where stolen credit cards were used. Courtesy/LAPD

Suspected thief wanted in connection with residential burglaries in Los Alamos is caught on video at Target in Albuquerque where stolen credit cards were used. Courtesy/LAPD

LAPD News:

The Los Alamos Police Department Criminal Investigations Section is investigating several

Fierce Winds Topple Tree At White Rock Residence

on April 20, 2018 - 9:51am

Fierce winds overnight topple a tree at a residence in White Rock. Courtesy photo

Wind storm topples tree at White Rock residence. Courtesy photo

Nerses ‘Krik’ Krikorian Dies At 97

on April 20, 2018 - 9:33am

Nerses ‘Krik’ Krikorian. Courtesy Atomic Heritage Foundation

Staff Report

Renowned Los Alamos National Laboratory chemist Nerses “Krik” Krikorian died Wednesday at his home in Los Alamos at the age of 97.

He was a refugee from Europe, Manhattan Project veteran, postwar nuclear program worker, chemist and spouse to a Manhattan Project worker.

After World War II, Krikorian was approached to join the Manhattan Project at Los Alamos. He arrived Aug. 19, 1946 at 109 East Palace in Santa Fe.

He met his future wife Katherine “Pat” Patterson at Los Alamos.

Read more about Krikorian here and

Bandelier: Free Entrance Launches National Park Week And Art Exhibit Opening At Fire Tower April 21

on April 20, 2018 - 7:40am
Tyuonyi Pueblo in Frijoles Canyon, Bandelier National Monument, Historic Fire Tower. Courtesy/NPS
 
BANDELIER News:
 
Bandelier announces that entrance fees will not be collected this Saturday, April 21, to kick off National Park Week. 
 
According to Superintendent Jason Lott, "It's a great time to visit Bandelier before temperatures and visitation rise." Bandelier provides opportunities for short walks to see archaeological sites, long hikes out into the Bandelier Wilderness, bird watching, taking photos of plants, wildlife, expansive or up-close landscapes - and even sitting at a

Espanola Valley Fiber Arts Center Hosts Fiber Crawl

on April 20, 2018 - 6:44am
Scene from a past New Mexico Fiber Crawl. Courtesy photo
 
Scene from a past New Mexico Fiber Crawl. Courtesy photo
 
 
EVFAC News:
 
The Espanola Valley Fiber Arts Center (EVFAC) has partnered with local artists, businesses, and cultural centers to open doors for the public to learn and experience the fiber arts for free 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., May 18-20, in the Second Annual New Mexico Fiber Crawl across northern New Mexico.
 
The event is open to anyone, and with a free 2018 New Mexico Fiber Crawl Passport participants can tour the many local artists’ studios, retail shops, farms,

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