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Annual Gathering Along NNM Waterways Sept. 20-23

on September 18, 2017 - 5:57am
Courtesy photo
CCNS News:
Daily on-site blessings of Northern New Mexico waters is the theme for the 21st Gathering for Mother Earth Waters, Wednesday, Sept. 20 through Saturday, Sept. 23 at sites in Abiquiu, Pilar, Nambe and at the Pojoaque Pow Wow Grounds.
Tewa Women United and colleagues are organizing the events and invite the community to join in the blessings. Bring a sack lunch, drinking water, a chair, shade, sunscreen, and follow the blue balloons to each site.
At 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept.

Daily Postcard: Sunset Glows Over North Mesa

on September 18, 2017 - 5:39am

Daily Postcard: A sunset glows in the sky Friday over North Mesa. Photo by Corrina Hughes

Jim Coulter Celebrates 100th Birthday

on September 17, 2017 - 9:14am
Jim Coulter celebrates his 100th birthday with his family, from left, daughter Beth Johnson, son in law Tim Johnson and daughter Pam Coulter at the United Church of Los Alamos. Coulter was born Sept. 9, 1917. Photo by Beth Dermer

County Council Holds Closed Session Tuesday

on September 17, 2017 - 6:59am
The Los Alamos County Council will hold a closed session at 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave. 
    • A. Discussion Regarding Threatened or Pending Litigation - Closed Pursuant to NMSA 1978, 10-15-1 (H)(7).
If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of a reader, amplifier, qualified sign language interpreter, or any other form of auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in the hearing or meeting, please contact the County Human Resources Division at 662.8040 at least one week

Los Alamos Art Tour Preview: Part Two

on September 17, 2017 - 6:36am
Glamour Shot, scratchboard art by Heather Ward. Courtesy photo


The fourth annual Los Alamos Artists Studio Tour is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 14 and noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 15. This free, self-guided tour will take visiters into the studios of nine of Los Alamos and White Rock’s talented artists, in addition to two art classes from UNM-Los Alamos. Each stop offers something new and exciting.

At ProjectY cowork at 150 Central Park Square, guests will see a sample of each artist’s work during the hours of the Tour, or come to the reception 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct.

Early Morning Seminary

on September 17, 2017 - 5:58am
Tamyra Smith teaching freshman seminary class. Photo by Deborah Fillerup Weagel
By Deborah Fillerup Weagel, PhD
  • LDS Los Alamos High School Students Participate In Morning Seminary Program

During this past school year when many residents in the Los Alamos area were still sleeping, about 40 young high school students arose at approximately 5-5:30 a.m. Almost every day high school was in session, these teenagers started their morning by attending seminary at 6:20 a.m. This year they studied The New Testament.

These students are part of a much larger international program established by

Daily Postcard: Bear Visits Walnut Street

on September 17, 2017 - 5:54am

Daily Postcard: A bear is spotted on the hunt for a picnic basket Saturday morning on Walnut Street. Photo by Gerald Antos

Daily Postcard: A bear is spotted Saturday morning at a home on Walnut Street. Photo by Gerald Antos