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UNM Lobo Hockey To Visit Los Alamos Saturday

on January 10, 2018 - 2:21pm


The University of New Mexico Men’s Hockey team will invade the Los Alamos County Ice Rink at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13 for an inter-squad scrimmage.

The Lobos will travel back to Albuquerque after the scrimmage to host Dallas Baptist University in an 8 p.m. tilt. There is no cost to attend the scrimmage.

The Lobos are 12-1-1 on the season and ranked 8 in the country in Division-III hockey while averaging 6.5 goals a game.


Los Alamos Police Blotter: Dec. 10, 2017 – Jan. 5, 2018

on January 10, 2018 - 2:02pm

LAPD News:

The following information is provided by the Los Alamos Police Department. Neither arrests nor charges indicate a conviction, and neither means that a person is guilty of the charges against them.


Dec. 10 at 12:01 a.m. / Police arrested James T. Evans, 50, of Los Alamos on 36th Street and charged him with disorderly conduct.




Jan. 3 at 2:24 a.m. / Police arrested Steven A. Stock, 40, of Los Alamos at 3000 Trinity Dr., and charged him with aggravated battery.



Jan. 3 at 8:06 a.m. / Police arrested Veronica A.

Purgatory Gets 7 Inches Of Snow Since Midnight

on January 10, 2018 - 12:56pm
The scene at Purgatory Resort today in Durango, Colo., with Engineer Mountain in the background. Courtesy/Purgatory Resort
SKI News:
Purgatory Resort in Durango, Colo. has received seven inches of snow since midnight and more is in the forecast today.
Nearly 40 percent of Purgatory's terrain is now open, with new trails on the backside of the mountain opening today, thanks to the new snow.
Purgatory has received a foot of snow in the past four days.

Udall, Heinrich Resolution To Restore Net Neutrality Protections Gains Momentum In U.S. Senate

on January 10, 2018 - 12:31pm
U.S. Sen. Tom Udall
WASHINGTON, D.C.  U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich announced Tuesday that 40 senators have signed on to co-sponsor a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution that would reinstate robust net neutrality protections and the 2015 Open Internet Order.
U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich
Last month, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted along party lines to approve Chairman Ajit Pai's proposal that guts the Open Internet Order, which the D.C.

FBI: Farmington Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Methamphetamine Trafficking Charge

on January 10, 2018 - 12:29pm
FBI News:
ALBUQUERQUE  Alexis Tarango, 22, of Farmington, pled guilty last week in Federal Court in Santa Fe, to a methamphetamine trafficking charge.
Tarango was arrested July 13, 2017, on indictment charging him with possession of more than 50 grams of methamphetamine with intent to distribute Jan. 30, 2016, in San Juan County. Jan. 5, 2018, Tarango entered a guilty plea to the indictment without the benefit of a plea agreement.
At sentencing, Tarango faces a mandatory minimum penalty of five years and a maximum of 40 years in federal prison.
This case was investigated by

Explore Stars At Nature Center Planetarium Jan. 13

on January 10, 2018 - 12:23pm
PEEC News:
The full-dome film We are Stars will play at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, in the Los Alamos Nature Center Planetarium. We are Stars will connect viewers to the evolution of the Universe and explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry. 
For more information about this and future planetarium shows, visit anetarium or call 505.662.0460.
The Los Alamos Nature Center will be open regular hours this month (including Martin Luther King Day): 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday as well as 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Pearce On Executive Order Supporting Veterans

on January 10, 2018 - 12:23pm
U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce
WASHINGTON, D.C.  U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce Tuesday released the following statement after President Trump signed an Executive Order to provide veterans with greater access to mental health care:
“Our nation’s veterans sacrificed so much to defend our freedoms and liberties. As a nation, the very least we can do it honor the commitments our government has made. The experiences endured by servicemembers are not always left on the battlefield.

Weekly Fishing Report: Jan. 10

on January 10, 2018 - 12:22pm
Sports and Outdoors
Los Alamos Daily Post
Once again, the hottest fishing spot for local anglers is the Chama River below El Vado Dam.
With streamflows measuring a measly 102 cubic-feet- per-second, the Chama has been excellent for anglers using everything from flies to Power Bait. The State Game and Fish Department has stocked a lot of rainbow trout in this area, including 495 trout stocked Jan. 3 that averaged over 11 inches in size.

Update - CAUTION: Icy Road Conditions

on January 10, 2018 - 9:20am

UPDATE: Truck flips over this morning at North Mesa/Barranca Mesa roundabout on Diamond Drive. Police caution motorists to slow down due to icy road conditions, especially during early morning commutes. Police report that the female driver of this one-vehicle flip over was transported to Los Alamos Medical Center with minor injuries. Courtesy photo

Top Ten Aha-Adventures For 2018 In Los Alamos ... Where Discoveries Are Made

on January 10, 2018 - 8:02am


Los Alamos — the place where discoveries are made — is the perfect out-of-the-box, affordable destination for 2018. It is a frequent destination for curious minds interested in history, science, high altitude recreation, and unique adventure.

“As travelers are planning their 2018 vacations, we invite them to discover Los Alamos,” said Kelly Stewart, marketing specialist for Los Alamos County. “Los Alamos is not only home to the national lab that has made groundbreaking advances, but it is also the place with rich history and culture for visitors to explore.

Clarkson Announces Bid For Congressional Seat

on January 10, 2018 - 7:52am

Dr. Gavin Clarkson. Courtesy photo




Dr. Gavin Clarkson, a former Trump administration official and New Mexico State University business professor, announced his candidacy Monday morning for the Republican nomination for New Mexico’s 2nd Congressional District seat being vacated by Rep. Steve Pearce who is running for governor.


Clarkson, an enrolled member of the Choctaw Nation, resigned his post Dec. 29 as deputy assistant secretary for Policy and Economic Development - Indian Affairs.

Winter Farmers Market At Fuller Lodge Thursday

on January 10, 2018 - 7:46am

The community is invited to visit the first Farmers Market of the 2018 season 8 a.m. to noon Thursday, Jan. 11 at Fuller Lodge. EBT & DUFB are accepted. Courtesy photo

Anderson School Of Management: New Career And Professional Development Director, Spring Programs

on January 10, 2018 - 7:25am
Michelle Albro
Anderson School of Management News:
ALBUQUERQUE  The University of New Mexico Anderson School of Management has announced Michelle Albro is the new director of Career and Professional Development (CPD) Programs, , as well as the schedule for Spring 2018 CPD programs, which are designed to help working professionals strengthen skills and create new professional opportunities. 
As a successful manager for more than 20 years, Albro joins the EPEC team with a solid background of collaborative teambuilding, comprehensive and professional program development, as well as

Los Alamos Single Family Home Prices Rise 4 Percent

on January 10, 2018 - 7:15am
The median price of Single Family Home sales rose by 4 percent when compared to the 4th Quarter of 2016 or $320,000 to $334,000 in this quarter.
Single Family home sales moved from 63 in the 4th Quarter of 2016 to 72 this quarter. Single Family home sales volumes also rose from $20.8M in 2016 to $24M for the 4th Quarter of 2017 reflecting the increase in home prices.
Condo and Townhome sales dropped off in the 4 th Quarter of 2017 to 16 units sold compared to 21 units in 2016. During this same period, the median price of Condos/Townhomes decreased from $197,000 in the 4 th Quarter

Daily Postcard: Sunrise From Overlook

on January 10, 2018 - 7:11am
Daily Postcard: Sunrise Tuesday from Overlook in White Rock. Photo by Marc Bailey

Council Elects David Izraelevitz To Second Term As Chair And Chris Chandler As Vice Chair For 2018

on January 9, 2018 - 6:39pm

Moments after the vote this evening, County Council Chair David Izraelevitz who was elected to a second term, welcomes Councilor Chris Chandler who was elected to serve as vice chair to sit next to him through 2018. Photo by Carol A. Clark/
Los Alamos Daily Post
At its regular meeting this evening in Council Chambers, the Los Alamos County Council voted 5-1 to re-elect David Izraelevitz chair and elect Councilor Chris Chandler vice chair.

LA County Manager Harry Burgess Presents 2017 Annual Report At Chamber Business Breakfast Jan. 11

on January 9, 2018 - 3:43pm

Los Alamos County Manager Harry Burgess




Los Alamos County Manager Harry Burgess will present the 2017 Annual Report at the Chamber of Commerce Business Breakfast, Thursday, Jan. 11.


The Chamber Business Breakfast is 7:30-9 a.m. in Building 2, Room 230 at UNM-LA, 4000 University Dr. Breakfast is catered so register on the Chamber website events page at


The Chamber Business Breakfasts are sponsored by the LANL CPO’s office and attendance at the breakfasts is a benefit of Chamber Membership.


The Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce

Byron Henderson To Spend Four Years In Prison

on January 9, 2018 - 3:29pm


Los Alamos Daily Post


Byron Henderson, arrested last March during Los Alamos Police Department’s Operation Spring Cleaning, will serve a four-year prison sentence on two drug-related charges following his sentencing by Chief Judge Mary Marlowe Sommer Jan. 4 in First Judicial Court.

The first count, possession of a controlled substance - methamphetamine was reduced from a trafficking charge. Henderson was sentenced to 18 months on that charge and was handed a nine-year sentence on one count of trafficking with five years suspended.

Henderson will

On The Job In Los Alamos: At Smith’s Marketplace

on January 9, 2018 - 3:26pm

On the job in Los Alamos recently at Smith’s Marketplace, from left, Wendy Huff, Anna Collis and Vangie Mondragon. The three women took advantage of a lull in the activity to enjoy a laugh among themselves. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

Judge Binds Sachin Pandey Over To District Court

on January 9, 2018 - 3:25pm


Los Alamos Daily Post


Sachin Pandey, 31, of Los Alamos has been bound over to First Judicial Court on charges of aggravated battery, false imprisonment and attempt to commit a felony – sexual assault following a lengthy preliminary hearing Friday in Los Alamos Magistrate Court.

The charges are connected to an incident in the early hours of Sept. 24 at Camp May, which ended with the victim receiving stitches in her forehead at Los Alamos Medical Center.

Obituary: Ruth A. Dwinelle Aug. 6, 1920 – Jan. 6, 2018

on January 9, 2018 - 3:24pm

RUTH A. DWINELLE Aug. 6, 1920 – Jan. 6, 2018

Ruth A. Dwinelle, 97, passed away in Los Alamos, New Mexico on January 6, 2018.

She was born on August 6, 1920.

She is survived by one daughter, two grandsons and five great-daughters.


Advanced Metering Coming To Los Alamos

on January 9, 2018 - 11:22am



The Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities (DPU) will be seeking approval in January from the Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to award a contract for the purchase and installation of Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) for all of Los Alamos County.

AMI is a method of using communication technology to read meters remotely without having to physically access the meters on customers’ properties.

DPU will take the contract to the BPU at 5:30 p.m., Jan. 17 in Council Chambers at 1000 Central Ave. The contract will then go to the Los Alamos County Council Jan.

Secretary Zinke Creates New Council For Hunting And Shooting Sports Conservation

on January 9, 2018 - 11:22am
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke
DOI News:
WASHINGTON, D.C.  Continuing his unyielding support for hunting, fishing, and the American conservation ethic, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke today announced the creation of the Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council.
The Council is intended to provide the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture with advice regarding the establishment and implementation of existing and proposed policies and authorities with regard to wildlife and habitat conservation.

Los Alamos Daily Post Reporter Tours Antarctica

on January 9, 2018 - 10:39am

Los Alamos Daily Post reporter Kirsten Laskey boarded a National Geographic cruise ship this morning in Ushuaia, Argentina to head out for a three-week vacation in Antarctica. With nearly 24 hours of daylight at this time of year, she will have ample opportunity to explore the Antarctic Peninsula and surrounding islands. Courtesy photo

NNMC Spring Semester Begins Jan. 16

on January 9, 2018 - 10:26am
NNMC News:
Spring semester at Northern New Mexico College is set to begin Tuesday, Jan. 16.
Registration for the Spring Semester is still open. New and returning students can register by calling Northern’s Admissions Office at 505.747.2111, or visiting the office at Northern’s Española campus to speak to an advisor.
New Student Orientation is 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, at the Center for the Arts. Check in at 8:30 a.m. Register here for New Student Orientation.
A full schedule of classes offered during the Spring Semester can be found at