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German Student Attends Los Alamos High School

on October 8, 2015 - 1:07pm

Exchange student Krissi Wallis of Brandenburg, Germany discusses her life back home during a recent presentation to the Rotary Club of Los Alamos. Photo by Hal Davis

LAHS student Krissi Wallis of Brandenburg, Germany shares reasons why she wanted to be a Rotary exchange student. Photo by Carol A. Clark/


Los Alamos Daily Post

Krissi Wallis of Brandenburg, Germany is attending Los Alamos High School this year under an exchange program sponsored by the Rotary Club of Los Alamos.

In a recent presentation to members of the local Rotary Club gathered at

UNM Researcher Travels East To Track Pope’s Visit

on October 8, 2015 - 8:43am
Pope Francis rides in the 'Popemobile.' Courtesy/UNM
UNM News:
In his first visit to the United States, Pope Francis made headlines around the world and was greeted by hundreds of thousands of American Catholics and non-Catholics alike.
And for University of New Mexico sociology Professor Richard Wood, to see and study the pope on American soil was a special experience.
“What I focus on is the intersection of faith and public life in the United States,” Wood said, who is also the chair of UNM’s Department of Sociology.

NCRTD Closed On Columbus Day Oct. 12

on October 7, 2015 - 8:53am


The North Central Regional Transit District (NCRTD) has announced that the RTD “Blue Buses”, RTD Chile Line and RTD Mountain Trail Route will not be in service Monday, Oct. 12 in observance of the Columbus Day holiday. 

Regularly scheduled bus service throughout north central New Mexico including Los Alamos, Rio Arriba, Santa Fe and Taos Counties will resume Tuesday, Oct. 13.

High Elevation Restaurant Now Open For Business!

on October 6, 2015 - 5:03pm
Owner Brian Appell stands in front of his new restaurant High Elevation, at 1789 Central Ave. in downtown Los Alamos, which is now open to the community. Hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Saturday, but there may be days where they will be closed due to certain renovation activities. Keep an eye out for the official grand opening announcement. Photo by Chris Clark/
The newly remodeled waiting area inside High Elevation. Photo by Chris Clark/
Folks enjoying lunch today at High ElevationPhoto by Chris Clark/
A beautiful image

Kent Pegg: Exercising Seniors

on October 6, 2015 - 4:36pm
Los Alamos
We all know that regular exercise is one of the best ways to stay healthy and active. But is it ever too late to start?
And, if you’ve been a regular exerciser, do you need to scale back or eliminate exercise as you age?
The answer to both of these questions is a definite “No!” Both new exercisers and seasoned experts can benefit from regular exercise in their 60s, 70s, 80s, and beyond.
Whatever your age, if you haven’t been exercising, now is the best time to begin.
Today, many people are living well into their nineties.

Kiwanis Autumn Wine Dinner Oct. 24

on October 6, 2015 - 3:02pm



Put on your fedora and step back in time for a culinary treat of food from the 1940’s paired with wines of today.

Be a time-traveler and get your taste buds ready for the annual Kiwanis Autumn Wine Dinner, “Then and Now” 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24 Kelly Hall at the Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church. The Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos will host a celebration of the foods from the Manhattan Project Era paired with the wines of today, catered by the Blue Window Bistro.

Building on the excitement and enthusiasm of the recent designation as part of The Manhattan

Meatloaf Dinner At American Legion Post 90 Oct. 9

on October 6, 2015 - 2:17pm