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Scenes From UWNNM Board Celebration Of Philanthropy With LANL’s Charlie McMillan

on September 19, 2017 - 7:02am
Los Alamos National Laboratory Director Charlie McMillan, standing, is the featured speaker at a ‘Celebration of Philanthropy’ hosted by the United Way of Northern New Mexico Board of Directors, Friday evening Sept. 8 at the Pig + Fig Café in White Rock. The annual event is a celebration and an informational gathering. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ 
The crowd listens as LANL Director Charlie McMillan speaks about the importance of the laboratory engaging in the community. The UWNNM Board includes President Steve Boerigter, Vice President Carol A.

Daily Postcard: Deer Visits White Rock Garden

on September 19, 2017 - 4:34am

Daily Postcard: A deer visits a local garden this weekend on Grand Canyon in White Rock. Photo by Betsy Veeser

Photo by Betsy Veeser

Lane Closure, Flagging Operation At 33rd & Walnut

on September 18, 2017 - 4:35pm


Los Alamos County street crews will be repairing a section of asphalt at 33rd and Walnut Street 9 am. to 3 p.m. starting Tuesday, Sept. 19 and ending Sept. 21.

The lane closure will include a flagging operation to allow for continual traffic flow during this project.

This repair is due to a water main leak repaired earlier this month.

Los Alamos Health Fair This Weekend ... And So Much More ... Don’t Leave Town!

on September 18, 2017 - 3:48pm

LAHC News:

The 32nd edition of the Los Alamos Health Fair is 8 a.m. to noon this Saturday, Sept. 23 at the Griffith Gymnasium. The Los Alamos Heart Council and the Los Alamos Medical Center partner to bring one of the County’s largest informative and entertaining events.

There are free flu shots, low cost blood tests, the New Mexico Bank & Trust Kids’ Free Bike Helmet Giveaway and lots of giveaways and information for kids and adults alike. Everyone in town is invited to start their day at this year’s Health Fair.

But this year there is so much more going on in town, so after starting at

Scenes From UW Youth Team Dinner Over Diamond

on September 18, 2017 - 2:04pm

Bad weather? Pffft! While the organizers for the Dinner Over Diamond fundraiser decided to move the event into the lobby of Griffith Gymnasium due to the weather, Kim Selvage, left, and Amy Casson brave the elements and enjoy their meal on the overpass above Diamond Drive. The United Way Youth Team hosted the annual fundraiser Sunday and the funds raised go toward the UWNNM annual campaign. The next United Way Youth Team fundraiser is High Tea on the Hill, 1-2:30 p.m. Oct. 15, in the lobby at Los Alamos High School. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

From left, Dinner Over Diamond

Business After Hours At UnQuarked Tuesday

on September 18, 2017 - 1:54pm
The Business After Hours for September is 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Sep. 19, at UnQuarked at 145 Central Park Square.
Business After Hours is catered so register on the Chamber website eventspage at www.losalam

Book Collection For African Schools Underway

on September 18, 2017 - 1:43pm
Retired Los Alamos teacher Sharon Allen with Kenyan students. Allen helped with the delivery  of book donations from Los Alamos schools to school libraries in Kenya last year. Courtesy photo
Students unload books from a boat to the one school on Takaweri Island in Kenya. Courtesy photo
Los Alamos

Last year it is possible you heard via the Los Alamos Daily Post about book collections around town to make libraries for African schools. This year, you’re going to hear about it again but on a much bigger scale!