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Sparky's Restaurant Owner Pays Visit To Hometown

on November 9, 2017 - 2:29pm

From left, Rose Maestas, her nieces Irene Fernandez and Cheryl Hernandez, her nephew Mike Luna, and daughter Judy McGurn gather together Monday at Viola's on Trinity Drive. It was a homecoming of sorts for Maestas as she, along with her husband, owned and operated a local restaurant, Sparky's, for 30 years in that location before it was sold and became Viola's. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/


Los Alamos Daily Post 

​Viola's Restaurant has been through several reincarnations in Los Alamos.

What’s Happening At New Mexico Museum Of Art While Closed: Lobby Renovation, Signage And Sustainability

on November 9, 2017 - 10:04am
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NMMA News:
SANTA FE  With an eye toward the future, the ongoing renovation at the New Mexico Museum of Art is addressing sustainability issues to protect and preserve future exhibitions.
Closed since mid-September for an extensive upgrade, the Museum reopens at 10:00AM on November 25th, launching its Centennial year celebration.

Grants Enhance NM Elk Habitat, Hunting Heritage

on November 9, 2017 - 7:31am
RMEF News:
MISSOULA, Mont. — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation awarded $107,605 in grant funding toward 19 habitat stewardship and hunting heritage projects in New Mexico.
The grants benefit 4,670 acres across Bernalillo, Catron, Curry, Grant, Lincoln, Otero, Roosevelt, San Juan, San Miguel and Torrance Counties. There are also two projects of statewide benefit and another that benefits northeast Arizona.
“Water is at a high premium across New Mexico’s arid landscape,” said Blake Henning, RMEF chief conservation officer. “Nearly a third of our projects this year focus on

LA Tan & More Welcomes Sharday Vincé Of Divine Tranquility Massage

on November 9, 2017 - 7:19am
Sharday Vincé of Divine Tranquility operates her buiness inside LA Tan & More on Central Avenue. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Los Alamos Daily Post

When Sharday Vincé moved to Los Alamos in August, she wasn’t sure what path to follow. Fate intervened when she met Roberta Rievra of LA Tan & More.Vincé realized she wanted to continue pursuing her passion for massage therapy. She recently opened Divine Tranquility Massage inside LA Tan & More on Central Avenue near the DMV.

“The opportunity fell into my lap and I didn’t want to run


Annual Affordable Art Show At Fuller Lodge Art Center Opens Nov. 24

on November 9, 2017 - 7:05am
Scene from a past Affordable Art Show at Fuller Lodge Art Center. Courtesy photo

FLAC News:

The seasons are changing and the folks over at the Fuller Lodge Art Center are gearing up for their Annual Affordable Art Show. Sneak peeks at the variety of artwork and gifts being prepped for display point to magic in the making. The fall colors have peaked, blankets and sweaters beckon, and calendars start to fill up. It’s the busy season, and the Art Center hopes you’ll make a visit to the Lodge as part of all the excitement.

This year, FLAC will have 130 artists on display.

World Futures: Money, Trade, Value And Time Part 5

on November 9, 2017 - 7:01am

World Futures: What Do We Need?

Los Alamos World Futures Institute

We finished last week’s article by observing the creation of the Bank of England in 1694 to raise money for its war against France. Note that war does not produce tradable things of value but does consume things of value.

This is not intended to debate warfare because it may be essential for a country to maintain itself or its diplomatic bargaining position. But there is a cost, there is a consumption of value. And this affects the exchange of goods and services – trade.

In France, under Louis XIV

Santa Fe National Forest Offices Closed Veterans Day

on November 8, 2017 - 8:40am
SFNF News:
SANTA FE  All Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) offices will be closed Friday, Nov. 10, in observance of Veterans Day, which honors the service of all who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Forest offices will resume regular business hours Monday, Nov. 13.
If you plan to visit the Santa Fe National Forest over the weekend, know before you go. Check the weather forecast, and be prepared for seasonal fluctuations. Use good judgment and basic safety precautions when hiking, fishing or camping on the SFNF. 
Although fire danger has decreased across the SFNF, campfire