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LAPS: Calling All Volunteers!

on January 22, 2018 - 6:09pm

LAPS Volunteer Program Coordinator Samantha Lippard. Courtesy/LAPS

LAPS News:

Los Alamos Public Schools is launching the LAPS Volunteer Program with the help of Volunteer Coordinator Samantha Lippard. The goal is to connect members of the community with opportunities in the schools where they can share their expertise, lend a helping hand in the classroom or mentor students.

Interested individuals are encouraged to contact Lippard to find the perfect volunteer opportunity and she will coordinate with teachers and staff to find the best placement for the benefit of students.

Winter Films And Beer At Reel Deal Thursday

on January 22, 2018 - 4:24pm

‘Below 0’ is one of eight films in this year’s Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival. Courtesy/PEEC


PEEC News:


There is still time to purchase tickets to the Backcountry Film Festival, which is screening 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25 at the Reel Deal Theater. This is the only evening these films are coming to a theater in New Mexico. Tickets are available at the Reel Deal Theater.


The Pajarito Brewpub will be selling beer and wine before the show and at intermission.

Alert: Semi Stalled On Central Avenue

on January 22, 2018 - 2:36pm

UPDATE: Semi has been moved out of the roadway and traffic is moving smoothly. A Sysco semi is stalled on Central Avenue in front of the Los Alamos Daily Post at 1247 Central and is blocking traffic in both directions. Police are on the scene and ask motorists to avoid the area. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Hilltopper Hockey Struggles Against Colorado Teams

on January 22, 2018 - 11:36am
Los Alamos topper hockey team played host to the Telluride Lizard Heads Friday night at the County Ice Rink. Ben Rees had the first goal in the first period. He scored another goal in the second period. Photo by John McHale/

Jake Dunwoody gets the puck past the Lizard Head goalie in the first period. Photo by John McHale/
Los Alamos goalie Sam Fisher takes a stick and puck to the mask, but some how made the save, finishing with 40 saves in all. Photo by John McHale/
By RJ Montaño
Los Alamos Daily Post
The Los

Chandler Participates in Womens March, Supports Immigrants Rights

on January 22, 2018 - 11:25am

Los Alamos County Council Vice Chair Chris Chandler, second from left, participating in the Womens March Sunday in Santa Fe in support of justice for immigrants. Courtesy photo

Two Countries: Readings And Conversations About The Immigrant Experience Jan. 27

on January 22, 2018 - 10:22am
Jane Lin
The public is invited to readings and discussion about the immigrant experience, 2-4 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 27 in Mesa Public Library’s Upstairs Rotunda.
The readings will feature Los Alamos poet Jane Lin and Santa Fe poet Lauren Camp, both of whose work is anthologized in the new book “Two-Countries - US Daughters & Sons of Immigrant Parents,” edited by Tina Schumann. Following the readings by the two featured poets, there will be an open mike session where people will be invited to read their own short writing about immigration.
Jane Lin is the author

PAC 8 TV Schedule For Remainder Of January

on January 22, 2018 - 10:22am
PAC 8 TV schedule for the remainder of January:
Friday, Jan. 26, 2018
  • 06:00 AM Democracy Now! – Live
  • 10:00 AM The Tom Hartman Program
  • 11:00 AM County Council Meeting –Replay 1-09-18
  • 01:00 PM Democracy Now!
  • 04:00 PM Uprising
  • 05:00 PM Democracy Now!
  • 06:00 PM Chamber Business Breakfast – Harry Burgess
  • 07:00 PM Los Alamos History – Forest & Fire History in the Jemez
  • 08:00 PM Art Fusion – Live Radio Show with Dr. Hall & Brad Smith
  • 08:30 PM League of Women Voters – Nuclear Waste Storage
  • 12:00 AM Free Speech TV
Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 
  • Free Speech TV
Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018
  • 06:00 AM FSTV
  • 05:00 PM