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Los Alamos Daily Post: 2015 SUMMER GUIDE

on May 24, 2015 - 10:52am


Welcome to summer in Los Alamos!

The Los Alamos Daily Post is pleased to share our 2015 SUMMER GUIDE created for tourists and locals alike. The SUMMER GUIDE is filled with photos and links to sites and activities throughout Los Alamos, White Rock, Bandelier National Monument and the Valles Caldera National Preserve.

Available on the Los Alamos Daily Post website through September, the SUMMER GUIDE will be updated as new activities are announced, so check back often as the summer unfolds.

Scan the QR Code located on posters displayed on the counters at the Los Alamos and

Thrift Store Clearance Sale Wednesday

on May 24, 2015 - 11:56am


Shop on the Corner, the thrift store at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church, will hold a Spring Clearance Sale Wednesday, May 27. 

Customers may fill a thrift store shopping basket for $5. Clerks will also accept “best offers” for goods. The entire contents of the Shop, including children’s and adult’s clothing and accessories, shoes, books, housewares, crafts, games and toys, will be on sale. Included are a number of prom and formal dresses, men’s suits, coats, and the specially-priced clothing racks.

Hours are 8:45-11:45 a.m.

Los Alamos Community Blood Drive May 27-29

on May 24, 2015 - 11:47am
There will be a three day Los Alamos Community Blood Drive this week at First Baptist Church Hall, 2200 Diamond Dr. 
Blood Drive Days & Times:
  • Wednesday 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday 1-7 p.m.
  • Friday 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Complete your online health history the same day you donate by visiting on home page.
Volunteers for this event are provided by LAVA. The LAMC Hospital Auxiliary will provide egg salad made by Lorraine Thorn, ham or turkey sandwiches and chips.
Please give so others can live!

Local Western Tanagers Dine On Suet

on May 23, 2015 - 9:57am
Female Western Tanagers dine on suet recently in a yard on Zuni Street in Los Alamos. Photo by Joel Williams
Female and male Western Tanagers gather recently for a meal on Zuni Street. Photo by Joel Williams

County Councilors Host Farmers' Market Booth May 28

on May 23, 2015 - 9:49am


Los Alamos County Councilors will host a booth at the Farmers’ Market Thursday, May 28. They’ll be visiting with citizens 9-11 a.m. about current projects, issues and other topics.

The weekly Farmers’ Market is located downtown in the library overflow parking lot just north of Ashley Pond Park. 

Pet Of The Week: Egypt The Dog

on May 23, 2015 - 9:44am
Egypt the dog. Courtesy/FOS
Egypt is a spayed female Lab/hound/shepherd mix who is 18 months old. She is a little bit shy but has been very sweet at the shelter.
The Los Alamos Animal Shelter, 226 East Road, 505.662.8179, has a great selection of adoptable pets; see the Petfinder website for photos here. All adoptable pets are micro-chipped, spayed or neutered, and have up-to-date on vaccinations.

For information about volunteering, adopting and donating and learning more about special needs animals and cats and dogs in foster care, visit

Shelter hours

Bathtub Row Brewing Grand Opening May 29-30

on May 23, 2015 - 9:29am
BRB News:
Bathtub Row is brewing up community in Los Alamos with the grand opening of the town’s first craft brewery.
Three years ago, a collective vision by community members to create an atmosphere similar to a neighborhood English pub has transformed into a full-fledged cooperative –– only the fourth such co-op in the nation.
Grand opening festivities will commence with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at noon Friday, May 29, and continue that evening with music, food and new beer releases. Celebration activities will continue 3-9 p.m. Saturday, May 30. 
The idea to align the