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Los Alamos Real Estate Changes Hands In Multi-Million Dollar Deal

on September 21, 2014 - 3:33pm
From left, Construction and Maintenance Manager Mike McNiel, Office Manager Jeanne Bridge, Site Manager for Los Cerros and Gold Street apartments Julie Smith, CAP Investors General Partner Bruce Norman and Property Manager Mike Lippiatt. Photo by Carol A. Clark/
Los Alamos Daily Post

In a multi-million dollar transaction executed Sept. 12, CAP Investors took ownership of the Los Cerros Apartment Complex and 40 apartment units in the Gold Street subdivision.

Each of the properties included in this transaction were previously owned by longtime Los Alamos

Scenes From Saturday's Opera on the Rocks

on September 21, 2014 - 2:51pm

A crowd gathers Saturday in Bandelier National Monument’s Juniper Campground outdoor amphitheater for the annual Opera on the Rocks. Opera Alta presented the abridged performance hosted by the Los Alamos Opera Guild of Guilds of The Santa Fe Opera, Inc., Opera Alta, Bandelier and the Los Alamos Commerce Development Corporation. Don Quixote Distillery & Winery and Black Mesa Winery featured local wines prior to the performance. The Bandelier Trading Company sold food and the Rotary Stars provided cheese and fruit trays. Los Alamos Atomic City Transit provided transportation for the event.

Rotary Dist. Gov. Lonnie Leslie Visits Los Alamos

on September 21, 2014 - 12:21pm

Rotary Dist. Gov. Lonnie Leslie and his wife Ardeth, center right, traveled from Denver Monday to attend the Rotary Club of Los Alamos Board meeting followed by a special dinner at the Blue Window Bistro and a Tuesday lunch meeting with the club at the Manhattan Project Restaurant. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Rotarians honor Jeanne Butler, right of banner, with a standing ovation as Dist. Gov. Lonnie Leslie, left of banner, presents her with a Paul Harris Fellow award. She is the widow of longtime Rotarian Gilbert Butler who died in August. Photo by Carol A. Clark/


307th Bombardment Group Visits The Bradbury

on September 21, 2014 - 10:28am
President James Nesmith of Los Alamos National Laboratory's Veterans Group, left, speaks with an individual Friday at the Bradbury Science Museum who served in a bomb squadron known as the Long Rangers during World War II. Members of the 307th Bombardment Group (Heavy) Association, Inc., an organization dedicated to preserving the history of the 370th, 371st, 372nd and 424th bomb squadrons were at the Bradbury Friday as well. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Members of the 307th Bombardment Group (Heavy Association, Inc., look at exhibits during their Friday tour of the Bradbury

Thompson Wins Jerry Bower Memorial 5K Race

on September 21, 2014 - 9:31am
Michelle Sutton, female winner in Saturday's Jerry Bower 5K Walk to End Alzheimer’s Race and male winner Richard Thompson III with the Alzheimer’s Association mascot Lizzie the lizard. Courtesy photo

Richard Thompson III was the top finisher in the Annual Jerry Bower Memorial 5K Race with a time of 20:52.
The race was Saturday and started at the Betty Ehart Senior Center and ran the streets north of downtown Los Alamos. The race is a fundraiser sponsored by the Los Alamos Alzheimer’s Association.
Race Results:
  • Richard Thompson III 20:52  
  • Talia Dreicer              

Group Gathers For Friday Night Meetup At Blue Window

on September 21, 2014 - 9:00am


Members of the local Meetup group gathered Friday night at the Blue Window Bistro in downtown Los Alamos to have a drink or dinner, visit with their friends and make some new ones. Anna Dillane, holding the Meetup sign and Dennis Little, sitting next to Dillane, host the weekly events. Next Friday's Meetup is 5:30 p.m. at the Bandelier Grill, 11 Sherwood Blvd., on the corner of N.M. 4 in White Rock. The restaurant offers a large menu, full bar and an outdoor patio area. There may be entertainment after 8 p.m. Friday with Karaoke or live music. 'Married, single, families, gay, straight ... we

Los Alamos Residents Walk to End Alzheimer's

on September 21, 2014 - 8:16am
The Los Alamos Hill Stompers lead walkers from the Senior Center to Ashley Pond during Saturday's annual event to end Alzheimer's. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Community members of all ages took part in the event marching across Central Avenue to Ashley Pond. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Children cross the finish line of the Kid's Race during Saturday's event. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Kid's Race participants with the stuffed lizards they received for participaing with Lizzie, the Alzheimer's fighting lizard. Photo by Bonnie J.