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Scenes From Saturday's LAAC Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair

on November 23, 2014 - 3:41pm
Lange Burnett of Colours of the Wind sees the holiday fair through rose-colored glasses during the Los Alamos Arts Council's Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair Saturday at the Los Alamos Middle School. By Kirsten Laskey/

Leah Senator, left, Annie Romero and Janet Trask of Four Generations get into the holiday spirit Saturday during the Los Alamos Arts Council's fair. By Kirsten Laskey/

Akala of Akala's Jewelry participates in the Los Alamos Arts Council's Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair Saturday at the Los Alamos Middle School. By Kirsten Laskey/


Parking Lot Renovation Underway At Central/Knecht

on November 23, 2014 - 3:38pm

Workers were busy Saturday digging up the asphalt in the parking lot at 1247 Central Ave., near Knecht, to prepare for resurfacing. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Grand Opening Of Unquarked The Wine Room Dec. 20!

on November 22, 2014 - 12:08pm

Operations Manager Veronica Black-Stepp is busy Thursday afternoon preparing for the Dec. 20 grand opening of Unquarked The Wine Room in Central Park Square. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

The flooring has been installed, tables and chairs are in and artwork fills the walls at the new wine room. Photo by Carol A. Clark/


Los Alamos Daily Post

The community-wide grand opening for Unquarked The Wine Bar in downtown Los Alamos is set for noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec.

Bandelier Announces Holiday Season Events

on November 22, 2014 - 10:51am



Bandelier National Monument has announced its schedule for the upcoming holidays, and also two special events.

Saturday, Dec. 13, Bandelier's Artist-in-Residence, well-known photographer David Halpern, will be offering a photo hike in Frijoles Canyon. Numbers are limited, so anyone interested in attending must call the park Visitor Center at 505.672.3861 x 51 to sign up. There is no charge for the walk beyond the park entrance fee. Then Sunday, Dec. 21, there will be the annual Winter Solstice Sunrise Walk, meeting at 7:15 a.m. at the Visitor Center.

Annual Festival Of Chocolate At Betty Ehart Senior Center Today

on November 22, 2014 - 10:15am

Quilt by Jackie Young. Courtesy photo


Eight years and still going strong, the annual Festival of Chocolate will be an ewy gooey delight, 7 to 9 p.m., today at the Betty Ehart Senior Center.

Tickets for the chocolate excursion are $20 and entitles the bearer to all you can eat chocolate, live music and the first look at holiday offerings. A first year foray into this year’s chocolate event is Melissa Paternoster and her self-proclaimed, “team of creative food lovers,” are happy to be participating in the fabulous fundraiser.

The lunch and dinner serving, catering crew are


LAMC Recognized By iVantage Health Analytics For Leadership In Outcomes And Financial Stability

on November 22, 2014 - 9:58am

LAMC News:

Los Alamos Medical Center (LAMC) announced Friday that it has been recognized by iVantage Health Analytics for overall excellence in Outcomes and Financial Stability, reflecting top quartile performance among all acute care hospitals in the nation.

LAMC CEO Feliciano Jiron

“Los Alamos Medical Center is extremely fortunate to have an exceptionally hardworking staff that is dedicated to providing excellent patient care while managing in a complex and ever-changing business environment,” said Feliciano Jiron, CEO of Los Alamos Medical Center.

County Seeks Additional Public Feedback Before Dec. 4 Transportation Board Meeting

on November 22, 2014 - 9:40am

Atomic City Transit. Courtesy/LAC


The last time a Transit Study was conducted was just prior to Atomic City Transit starting operations, approximately seven years ago.

The County contracted with LSC Transportation Consultants, Inc. (LSC), to develop a Comprehensive Transit Study / Updated Five-Year Transit Plan (Transit Plan). This contract was executed in February of 2014. Atomic City Transit is funded primarily with Federal Grant funds.