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Closing Costs In Los Alamos County Among Lowest

on June 27, 2017 - 9:56am

Closing costs in Los Alamos are among the lowest in the state. Courtesy/©iStock/manley099

SmartAsset News:

Closing Costs are a crucial aspect of buying a home, and in its third annual study, financial technology company SmartAsset shows where they are lowest.

The study measures closing costs as a percentage of median home value at the county level and Los Alamos County was among those with the lowest closing costs in New Mexico.

Additional information on the study, including the full methodology, results, and interactive map can be found here:

Y Reaches 79 Percent Of Fundraising Goal

on June 27, 2017 - 9:07am

Y News:

A divorced father living in Los Alamos travels 750 miles one way on a Friday then drives back Sunday, once a month to visit his children.

His ex-wife attends college and is taking an intensive summer course, which allowed the kids to stay with dad this summer. It is the only time he gets to see his children for more than a weekend. Due to unanticipated medical expenses, finances are tight and he can’t take a month off work. His kids were awarded YMCA Annual Campaign scholarships to Y Camp.

The award of assistance from Annual Campaign donations, he said, “is really a wonderful and

Cowboy Breakfast Benefits Sheriff's Posse Sunday

on June 27, 2017 - 8:22am

People To People Travel Group To Tokyo 2018

on June 27, 2017 - 7:47am

Donna Giaquinto of White Rock, a retired educator and her colleague, practicing educator LeAnne Montoya of Medanales are leading a People to People travel group to Tokyo next year. 

There are 40 positions planned on the program. A meeting will be held in the fall for families to meet leaders, alumni and participating families. 
Contact for details or to begin the registration process.


Forty Percent Of Travelers Contract Infectious Disease On Vacation ... Tips To Help Return Unscathed

on June 27, 2017 - 6:04am
Dr. Brent W. Laartz
Dr. Brent W. Laartz thought he was in for the ride of his lifetime when he set out on a horseback riding excursion in Costa Rica.
Admittedly younger and more naïve than he is today, Laartz – an infectious disease specialist and author of the book How to Avoid Contagious Diseases ( –  failed to take some of the precautions necessary to avoid becoming one of the 40 percent of travelers every year who bring back an unwanted souvenir of a major illness from their trip.
“While on vacation it becomes entirely necessary to be more

Scenes From Immaculate Heart Of Mary Annual Picnic

on June 26, 2017 - 4:32pm

From left, Seminarian Jason Marshall, Gloria Dunning and Jeff Dunning, at Sunday's annual picnic at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church at 3700 Canyon Road in Los Alamos. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

Robert Aiken, left, and Jack Hanlon chat at the annual Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish picnic. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

Steve Ciddio serves up hamburgers to guests at Sunday's Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church annual picnic. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

Father Glenn Jones and parish secretary Amanda Valdez at Sunday's Immaculate Heart of Mary

Orthodox Christian Church Welcomes New Bells

on June 26, 2017 - 4:17pm

​Father Theophan blesses three new bells following Sunday's Divine Liturgy at St. Job of Pochaiv Orthodox Church at 1319 Trinity Dr. in Los Alamos. Courtesy photo

A large bronze bell and two smaller iron bells are waiting to be installed at St. Job of Pochaiv Orthodox Christian Church. Courtesy photo


Los Alamos Daily Post

St. Job of Pochaiv Orthodox Christian Church gathered in their parish hall after Divine Liturgy Sunday for the blessing of three bells with a prayer and holy water by Father Theophan.