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Delancey Street Sets Up Annual Christmas Tree Lot

on November 14, 2017 - 2:18pm

A crew from the Delancey Street Foundation is setting up the structure for its annual Christmas Tree Lot today at the corner of 15th Street and Trinity Drive. The Delancey Street Foundation offers people with nowhere to turn an opportunity to turn their lives around. Its primary program is a two-year residential treatment for substance abusers in New Mexico, which includes vocational and academic training. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

LAMS Library Raises Funds For New Book

on November 14, 2017 - 1:19pm

LAMS News: 

After removing worn out, old and unappealing books, the library staff at Los Alamos Middle School needs to buy some new ones to keep students reading.

To accomplish this, an account was established on MackinFunds called Books 4 Hawks to collect donations for new books. The goal is to raise $5,000.

The community is encouraged to contribute, even a small amount, to help make the middle school library collection better. Students want new and exciting books and library staff want them to continue reading.

Remember, recreational reading improves the mind and improves grades and

Volunteers Help PEEC And Los Alamos County Clean Up Fencing In Acid Canyon

on November 14, 2017 - 1:03pm
These 25 volunteers removed about two tons of old fencing recently from Acid Canyon. Photo by Thomas Graves/
Many hands made light work of the fencing cleanup project. Photo by Thomas Graves/
PEEC News:
Hikers have long been subject to the sight of Atomic Energy Commission era chain link fencing disturbing views in Acid Canyon. Thanks to a hearty group of 24 volunteers and to organizations from the Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) and Los Alamos County the fencing, which was also a hazard to wildlife, was completely removed.


On The Job In Los Alamos: Housing Partnership Board

on November 14, 2017 - 7:22am

On the job in Los Alamos Monday night during a meeting in the New Mexico Bank & Trust Building, from left, Los Alamos Housing Partnership Executive Director Steve Brugger, LAHP Board Member Lesley Harelson who is vice president and Banking Center manager at NMB&T, Board Secretary Craig Wehner who owns Los Alamos Landscaping, Board President Karl Hjelvik who is an internal auditor manager with Zia Credit Union, Board Treasurer Carol A.

County Crew Prepares Holiday Lights Around Pond

on November 14, 2017 - 7:14am

A County crew works on the tree lights Monday night at Ashley Pond Park in preparation for the holiday season that is just around the corner. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Daily Postcard: Venus Over Jupiter Spotted At Sunrise

on November 14, 2017 - 6:50am
Daily Postcard: Venus is spotted over Jupiter at sunrise Nov. 12 above Los Alamos. Photo by Kathryn Willcutt

Division Chief Ramon Garcia And Battalion Chief Justin Cassel Retire From Los Alamos Fire Department

on November 13, 2017 - 9:25pm

Retired Los Alamos Fire Department Deputy Chief Justin Grider, left, traveled from Washington to speak at the retirement event for his longtme colleagues Division Chief Ramon Garcia, center, and Battalion Chief Justin Cassel Thursday in Council Chambers at the Los Alamos Municipal Building. Photo by Marisol Padilla

Family, friends and coworkers gather Thursday in Council Chambers for the retirement of LAFD Division Chief Ramon Garcia and Battalion Chief Justin Cassel. Photo by Marisol Padilla

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