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Huge Retirement Sale At Nu2U Consignment

on August 28, 2016 - 11:59am

The owners of Nu2U Consignment at 15th Street and Trinity Drive are retiring. With just 24 shopping days left, they are offering 30-75 percent off sales throughout the store. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
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Work Continues On Saint Job of Pochaiv On Trinity

on August 28, 2016 - 11:32am

Work is moving along Friday on the Saint Job of Pochaiv Orthodox Church at 1319 Trinity Dr. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Parking Lots All Over Town Getting Makeovers

on August 28, 2016 - 11:22am

Parking lots all over town are getting makeovers including this one Friday at the Hampton Inn & Suites on N.M.. 4 in White Rock. Parking lots at 1247 Central Ave., and in the area near Subway in Los Alamos among others have recently been resurfaced. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ldailypost.com

Photo by Carol A. Clark/ldailypost.com

Photo by Carol A. Clark/ldailypost.com
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Democrats Gather At Hillary For Los Alamos County Campaign Kick-Off Hosted By New Mexico Together

on August 28, 2016 - 11:05am

Local Democrats and friends gather Saturday at their headquarters in Central Park Square for the Hillary for Los Alamos County Campaign kick-off family picnic hosted by New Mexico Together. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos County Lead for Hillary for New Mexico Katie O'Donnell Christoffersen. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Democratic Party leaders from left, PEC Commissioner Karyl Ann Armbruster and attorney George Chandler with County Council candidate Chris Chandler at Saturday's event. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

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Bird Walk On Cañada Bonita/Nordic Ski Trails Sept. 10

on August 28, 2016 - 9:33am

Cordilleran flycatcher. Photo by Marion Stelts

PEEC News:

One of the best ways to begin bird watching is by looking for the birds one sees and hears every day.  

The community is invited to join longtime Los Alamos resident and bird watcher Joe Fitzgibbon at 7 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 for a hike along the Cañada Bonita and Nordic Ski Trails.

The high-elevation trek winds through mixed conifer forest and offers breathtaking views. This is the perfect opportunity for adults and children who can hike up to five miles to get outside and admire local species of birds.

UWNNM Outlines 2016 Goals And Plans

on August 28, 2016 - 9:14am
UWNNM Executive Director Kristy Ortega speaking recently to the Kiwanis Club. Photo by Charmian Schaller
 
By CHARMIAN SCHALLER
Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos

Kristy Ortega, executive director of United Way of Northern New Mexico (UWNNM), spoke to Kiwanis recently, outlining her organization's needs and goals in her first talk of the 2016 fund drive.

"We raised $620,000 last year, she said, but we were asked for over $1 million.

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'A Matter Of Balance' Class Begins Sept. 12

on August 28, 2016 - 9:12am

LARSO News:

The next “Matter of Balance” fall prevention class begins at 9:45 a.m. Monday, Sept. 12 in the lower level classroom at the Betty Ehart Senior Center.

Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. “Matter of Balance” is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. Participants will learn to view falls as controllable, set goals for increasing activity, make changes to reduce fall risks at home, exercise to increase strength and balance. All participants will receive a workbook to keep.

Hilltopper XC Results From Scrimmage With La Cueva

on August 28, 2016 - 9:07am
SPORTS News:
 
Los Alamos High School Hilltopper Co-Head Coaches Rob and Kathy Hipwood released the results from Saturday's scrimmage with the La Cueva High School Bears.
 
Three weeks into the season, the coaches said they are glad to get a feel for where the young teams are.
 
"Just two girls and three boys from last year's varsity competed at Saturday morning's scrimmage so we are really impressed with their first outing ... If they keep putting in the effort they have been, both squads will get better and better throughout the season." 
 
LAHS XC Scrimmage Results:
 
 

Chris Chandler: Why I Plan To Vote For Clarity

on August 28, 2016 - 7:56am
By CHRIS CHANDLER
Former Charter Review Board Member and Council Candidate

In June, the Los Alamos County Council voted to place on the General Election ballot the question of whether our County should continue to have an elected office of sheriff. Like Robert Gibson (http://www.ladailypost.com/content/los-alamos-sheriff-increases-confusio...), I plan to vote FOR this ballot question.  

As an incorporated county, Los Alamos is permitted under the New Mexico Constitution to determine what elected offices the county shall include in its charter, and what the duties of those offices shall be.

Los Alamos Historical Museum Hosts Culture Co-op

on August 28, 2016 - 7:55am
Museum staff last spring in Japan, from left, intern Kallie Funk, Director Juth Stauber and Registrar Stephanie Yeamons. Courtesy photo

HISTORICAL MUSEUM News:

Join the Los Alamos Historical Museum staff at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13 at Fuller Lodge in Los Alamos for Culture Co-op, an evening of intercultural exploration. 

Hear about the Los Alamos History Museum’s spring 2016 travel to Japan to meet with colleagues at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum with the goal to develop dialogue between communities in New Mexico and Japan.

  • 6 p.m.  Art Space:

Finches, Hummers And Warblers Oh My

on August 28, 2016 - 7:54am

Colorful birds are spotted recently in Los Alamos including this Lesser Goldfinch seen harvesting summer's bounty. Photo by Ken Hanson

Hummingbird at the butterfly bush. Photo by Ken Hanson

Wilson's Warbler searching for bugs amongst the sunflower stalks. Photo by Ken Hanson

Drop In Prayer Room Every Monday In White Rock

on August 28, 2016 - 7:54am

Pasta Sauce Canning Class Sept. 15

on August 28, 2016 - 7:54am

Pastor Granillo: Numb

on August 28, 2016 - 7:47am
By Pastor Raul Granillo
Los Alamos

Numb.

I've become so numb, I can't feel you there

Become so tired, so much more aware

By becoming this all I want to do

Is be more like me and be less like you.” Linkin Park (Numb)

There are two things that we all do in this world, even if we don’t realize it. We are influenced by the world around us, and we become an influence to others. We reciprocate influence. This is not a bad thing, it’s just a real thing.

A problem occurs, however, when we allow ourselves to be influenced to a point of giving up our identity out of a fear of rejection.

Daily Postcard: Colorful Clouds Paint Saturday's Sunset

on August 28, 2016 - 7:39am

Daily Postcard: The sky over Los Alamos is filled with colorful clouds as the sun goes down Saturday. Photo by Frances Limback

JV Boys Soccer Defeats Valencia Jaguars 4-1

on August 27, 2016 - 9:45pm
By MORRIE PONGRATZ
Voice of the Hilltoppers

The Los Alamos High School Boys JV Soccer team defeated the Valencia Jaguars, 4-1 Thursday, Aug. 25.

Miguel Chacon got a goal for the Toppers in the 12th minute making the score 1-0. Dakota Duran assisted. Duran got the next two Topper goals one in the 36th minute off of a corner kick and another in the 48th minute when a shot bounced off the goal post right to Dakota and he put it into the back of the net. Connor Dale got the final goal for the Topper JVs in the 78th minute.

The Topper goalies were kept busy.

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Cinema Cindy Reviews 'Kubo And The Two Strings'

on August 27, 2016 - 3:44pm
By CYNTHIA BIDDLECOMB
Los Alamos

“Kubo and the Two Strings” is the latest animated film from Laika Entertainment (Coraline, The Boxtrolls), a family action adventure presented in stop-action animation. Words cannot adequately describe this film, but let’s try…

The creativity in this film is awe-inspiring. Stop-action animation means in this case that 4.3 seconds of the footage were created on average every week for nearly five years.

This Week At The Reel Deal

on August 27, 2016 - 3:31pm

ANALYSIS: Law And Disorder In The Unruly State Of New Mexico

on August 27, 2016 - 11:50am
Chris Mechels, right, prepares to testify Tuesday at a New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy Board Hearing on proposed rule changes. Photo by Roger Snodgrass
 
Police students march in formation Tuesday at the Law Enforcement Academy. Photo by Roger Snodgrass
 
By ROGER SNODGRASS
Los Alamos Daily Post
 
A meeting Tuesday in Santa Fe solicited public comments on rules changes related to the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy, but the hearing may have to be done over because procedures did not follow existing rules and were made up on the spot, according to a key participant.

New Analysis: New Mexico Consumers Wil Still Have Affordable Health Coverage Options Next Year

on August 27, 2016 - 11:33am

HHS News:

An estimated 53 percent of New Mexico HealthCare.gov consumers could still purchase a plan for less than $75 per month, even if all final rates were to increase by double digits

Since the Affordable Care Act became law, health care prices have risen at the lowest rate in 50 years, and premiums for the 150 million Americans with employer-sponsored insurance have grown at some of the slowest rates on record.

Today, a new HHS analysis finds that HealthCare.gov consumers would continue to have affordable coverage options, even if all Marketplace final health insurance premium rates

Daily Postcard: Fawns Visit Walnut Street

on August 27, 2016 - 11:19am

Daily Postcard: The cooler air lately in Los Alamos seems to have put a spring in the step of this fawn spotted recently at a residence on Walnut Street. Photo by Robert Beberniss 

Fawn spotted recently leaping around a residence on Walnut Street. Photo by Robert Beberniss 

Three fawns gather recently on the lawn of a residence on Walnut Street. Photo by Robert Beberniss 

Inaugural Veterans Poker Run Begins At Noon Today

on August 27, 2016 - 10:50am

COMMUNITY News:

Anyone who is interested in helping local military veterans' organizations while riding through Northern New Mexico's beautiful scenery is invited to participate in the inaugural Veterans Poker Run beginning at noon today at Santa Fe Harley-Davidson, located at 4360 Rodeo Road. Registration starts at 11 a.m. and the cost is $20.

Poker Runs typically involve motorcycles stopping at pre-selected destinations to pick up a poker card.

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Jim And Gail Little Celebrate 60th Anniversary Sept. 4

on August 27, 2016 - 10:21am
Jim and Gail Little of Los Alamos on their wedding day in 1956, at the Methodist Church in Sutherland, Neb., where the couple was married by Gail Little's grandfather. Courtesy photo
 
Los Alamos residents Jim and Gail Little invite family and friends to join them in celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary Sept. 4, at the First United Methodist Church, 715 Diamond Dr. Courtesy photo
 
ANNIVERSARY News:
 
Los Alamos residents Jim and Gail Little will observe their 60th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016.
 
Friends and family are invited to join Jim and Gail at noon for a
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Show College And Military Day Spirit Sept. 2

on August 27, 2016 - 10:02am

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