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Los Alamos Community Foundation Nonprofit Training: Internal Controls For Nonprofits Feb. 8

on January 23, 2018 - 2:51pm
LACF News:
The next Los Alamos Community Foundation (LACF) nonprofit training is Internal Controls for NonprofitsViable solutions that are easy to apply, with Los Alamos Family YMCA Finance Director Chris Daniels, 5-6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, at UNM-LA, Bldg. 2 in the Lecture Hall.

Embezzlement and fraud within the nonprofit sector is probably more common and also more preventable than you would think. The damage and effect of fraud can be extensive and community trust hard to regain.

Joint Council & Utilities Board Meeting Thursday

on January 23, 2018 - 2:29pm

Register For Intro To Fencing For Beginners Feb. 1

on January 23, 2018 - 9:43am


Y News:

The Family YMCA will open registration for the Intro to Fencing for beginners class Thursday, Feb 1.

Class begins Tuesday, March 6 and runs for three months. Class size is limited to 10 each year. Cost for the three-month program is $120/$90 for Y Members
The beginning class for students (Ages 10+) with no previous fencing experience meets each Tuesday at 6:30pm in the Y gym. The class will focus on basic footwork and blade skills, in both foil and epee, leading into actual fencing bouts. The season will finish May 29 with a tournament.

Holistic Health Fair At Family Strengths Network Friday

on January 23, 2018 - 9:35am

Community Playdate Set For Feb. 3

on January 23, 2018 - 9:23am


The Los Alamos County Library children’s librarians and Los Alamos Juvenile Justice Advisory Board (JJAB) invite children and their parents or caregivers to a community playdate 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 3 at Mesa Public Library, 2400 Central Ave., Youth Services Zone.

This free, drop-in event is being hosted to launch the Los Alamos County Library’s new board book collection and continue to introduce the Los Alamos Affiliate of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. In addition to providing families with opportunities to peruse the board book collection and sign up for

United Way Of NNM Seeks Executive Director

on January 23, 2018 - 9:22am


The United Way of Northern New Mexico is searching for an energetic and results–oriented executive director.

This is a full time position responsible for the achievement of the mission and strategic goals of the organization. The executive director, in conjunction with the Board of Directors, represents and promotes the United Way to all components of the communities served.

See full job description here.


Laural Hardin Brings Petree Garden Center To Los Alamos

on January 23, 2018 - 9:06am

Certified Arborist Laural Hardin is bringing Petree Garden Center to Los Alamos in early April. Courtesy photo


Los Alamos Daily Post

Just to clarify, Laural Hardin of Los Alamos has partnered with Mike Petree of Taos to bring Petree Garden Center to Los Alamos. The company is leasing space in the former De Colores building at 2470 East Road, which Craig and Rachel Wehner recently purchased and from where they are operating their landscaping business.

“While Petree Gardens and Los Alamos Landscaping & More are not partners, we share the same

Arts In Public Places Advisory Board Meets Thursday

on January 23, 2018 - 7:19am
The Arts in Public Places Advisory Board meets 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25 in Council Chambers in the Los Alamos County Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.
The meeting is open to the public.
  • 10349-18 Approval of Minutes from Dec. 14, 201
  • 10350-18 Collect Conflict of Interest Form
  • 10351-18 Project update for the proposed underpass for Hwy 502 near the Canyon Rim Trail head - Presenters: Catherine Ozment
  • 10352-18 WR Pottery Project - update on cost of educational

Tour WWII Museum In New Orleans April 21-26

on January 23, 2018 - 6:46am


Plans are underway for a chartered coach trip to the WWII Museum in New Orleans for Los Alamos area veterans and their friends.

The bus departs Los Alamos Saturday, April 21 and returns April 26. Reservatons for lodging are critical by Feb. 1 due to high seasonal demand.

The Museum is the main focus of this group and two days are planned for viewing the many displays. It is anticipated that some folks will need extra space and travel time and they will be welcome to join the group.

For further information, contact and or leave a

SFCC Give Kids A Smile Dental Day Feb. 1

on January 23, 2018 - 6:22am
SFCC News:
Santa Fe Community College Give Kids A Smile (GKAS) Dental Day, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1 at SFCC, Room 454, 6401 Richards Ave., in Santa Fe.
Free dental screenings and referrals, food, goodies and dental education. Open to the public; all ages welcome. First come first served. Free event. Sponsored by American Dental Association (ADA) and SFCC Dental Department. 
Call 505.428.1258, for information.

Skills For Dementia Caregiving 101 Feb. 6

on January 23, 2018 - 6:14am

Daily Postcard: Rim Trail Sunrise

on January 23, 2018 - 6:02am

Daily Postcard: Sunrise from Rim Trail in White Rock. Photo by Emily Gartz

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

Lietzau: The Sanctity Of Life And The Responsibility Of Government, Society And Church

on January 22, 2018 - 8:30am

Lutheran pastors participating in the Jan. 17 March for Life event in Santa Fe, from left, Rev. Elisha Lietzau of Faith in Christ Lutheran Church in Albuquerque, Rev. Brian Kachelmeier of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Los Alamos, Rev. Phil Quarles of Sangre de Criso Lutheran Church in Taos and Rev. Douglas Escue of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Santa Fe. Courtesy photo

Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church News: 

Life is precious, and it is something to be cared for, provided for, and protected from the moment of conception to the moment of natural death.

Celebration Of Arts Education At NMMA Tuesday

on January 22, 2018 - 8:21am

Governor Appoints Chris Ortega Of White Rock To Northern New Mexico College Board Of Regents

on January 22, 2018 - 7:23am

Chris Ortega of White Rock during a public meeting at Fuller Lodge. Photo by Carol A. Clark/


Gov. Susan Martinez has appointed Chris Ortega of White Rock to the Northern New Mexico College Board of Regents.

Ortega retired as utilities manager for the Los Alamos County Department of Public Utilities and serves on The Family YMCA Board of Directors in Los Alamos.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from New Mexico State University in Las Cruces.

Sheehey Joins March For Women In Santa Fe

on January 22, 2018 - 5:51am
Los Alamos County Councilor and candidate for House Dist. 43 Pete Sheehey, left, and Los Alamos poet David Mutschlecner show their support for women Sunday at the Women’s March in Santa Fe. Photo by Naishing Key

This Week At Pajarito Mountain

on January 22, 2018 - 5:27am

Pajarito got three inches in the recent storm. Courtesy photo

SKI News:

Pajarito got three inches in the recent storm, snow is in the extended forecast and the mountain crews are ready to open more terrain with more snow.


Mountain News:

*Current Lift ticket prices are $24 for all ages. Pajarito Mountain has Mushroom, Zero Road East and the Beginner’s area open. The NEW Magic Carpet and the Beginner Lift are open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for daily operations.

For the snow report and ticket info, click here.

Upcoming Events (click here for our calendar):


Daily Postcard: Colorful Clouds Over White Rock

on January 22, 2018 - 5:07am

Daily Postcard: Colorful clouds fill the sky Sunday evening over White Rock. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs