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News Alert: Black Pit Bull Mix Found On Kachina

on October 1, 2014 - 4:44pm

Lost dog found at 4 p.m. today wandering on Kachina Street. Courtesy photo

UPDATE: The owner has made contact to pick up her dog.

COMMUNITY News:

A resident found a black pit bull mix wearing a peacock blue collar with no tags wandering at about 4 p.m. today on Kachina Street in Barranca Mesa.

The resident estimates the lost dog to be less than one year old. Anyone who owns this dog or knows who the owner is should call Randy at 505.377.3029.

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Y Announces Heart Smart Poster Contest Winners

on October 1, 2014 - 3:57pm

Aspen student Aspen Jaramillo displays her prize for her winning Heart Smart Poster. Courtesy photo

YMCA News:

The Family YMCA and Los Alamos Heart Council co-sponsored a Heart Smart Poster Contest for children in grades K-6.

Posters were judged on originality and the healthy message depicted. The winning posters were displayed at Saturday's Los Alamos Health Fair. 

The following children won prizes for their posters:

K-3rd Grade

  • 1st Place-Zoe Bent
  • 2nd Place-Aspen Jaramillo
  • 3rd Place- Zoya Kahn     
  • 4th Place- Hannah Hsu

4th-6th Grade

  • 1st place-Grace Xie
  • 2nd place-Aidan Cooley
  • 3rd

Los Alamos Historical Society Discusses Manhattan Episode 10

on October 1, 2014 - 2:14pm

Bernice Brode and James Tuck dancing. Courtesy/LAHS Archives

LAHS News:

  • Nearly Through  With the First Season of WGN’s Manhattan

WGN’s new series, Manhattan, a fictionalized look at life in Los Alamos during the Manhattan Project, is reaching its final episodes.

The Los Alamos Historical Society wants to again thank everyone who comes to our viewings and discussions for contributing their thoughts, questions, and experiences.

Every week, the Society updates a bulletin board in the Museum to continue exploring questions and reactions as the 13-episode series continues.

Learn About Foster And Adoptive Parenting Oct. 21

on October 1, 2014 - 1:57pm

CYFD News:

ESPANOLA – The public is invited to an information meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21 to learn about foster and adoptive parenting opportunities with New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department. 

The information meeting will be held at the CYFD office at 912 N. Railroad in Espanola.

Currently, there are 44 children in Rio Arriba/Los Alamos counties in the foster care system. There is an urgent need for more foster parents in these communities.

White Rock Senior Center And Town Hall Remodel Public Meeting Notice

on October 1, 2014 - 1:44pm

LAC News:

A public meeting is scheduled for the remodel of the White Rock Senior Center and Town Hall.

The meeting is 5:30-7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27 at the White Rock Senior Center on N.M. 4.

Input from the public is encouraged.

Join The Cash Mob For Central Avenue Ribbon Cutting Block Party

on October 1, 2014 - 1:03pm

Chamber News:

The Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce is hosting a ribbon cutting block party Saturday, October 4 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. to celebrate the completion of the road construction on Central Avenue between 15th & 20th Streets.

“We would like to invite the public to be part of a ‘cash mob’ to show support of the downtown businesses by filling the stores and doing some Saturday shopping as soon as the ribbon is cut,” said Nancy Partridge, Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce Manager.

Immediately following the ribbon cutting at 10:30 a.m., the cash mob is invited to charge through the cut

LAHS Choir's Pumpkin Patch Runs Oct. 6-29

on October 1, 2014 - 12:25pm
LAHS News:
 
The Los Alamos High School Choir is hosting a Pumpkin Patch Oct. 6-29 in the Canyon School parking lot where Trinity Drive, East Road and Central Avenue meet.

Enjoy seeking the perfect pumpkin, Selfie Patch, Story Times, Coloring Corner, Trick or Treat on MainStreet activities, Halloweekend Portraits and much more.

Pumpkin Patch Hours:
  • Monday through Friday 4-7 p.m.;
  • Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and
  • Columbus Day 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

ACCT's Car Wash And Bake Sale Saturday

on October 1, 2014 - 11:55am
The actors and actresses of Atomic City Children's Theater are ready to wash cars and hand out tasty treats to customers Saturday. Courtesy/ACCT

ACCT News:

The Atomic City Children's Theater announces a fundraising car wash and bake sale 12:30-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4 in the Los Alamos National Bank parking lot.  

These talented and award winning local actors and actresses are hosting the event to raise money for their upcoming field trip to the Junior Theater Festival in Atlanta, Ga., in January.

White Rock's Church of Christ Moves to New Location

on October 1, 2014 - 10:49am

The Church of Christ has moved to 63 Rover Blvd., in White Rock and will hold its first services this Sunday at the new location. Courtesy photo

The Church of Christ, 63 Rover Blvd. Courtesy photo

CHURCH News:

The Church of Christ has moved to 63 Rover Blvd., behind Los Alamos National Bank in White Rock.

The church met since 1997 at the White Rock Community Center but because of new construction and the need of the space by the county, the church had to move.

The Church of Christ will host its first services at the new location Sunday, Oct. 5. Meeting times include:

  • Sunday Classes -

Meet Thelma Hahn Participating In 2014 Los Alamos Artists Studio Tour

on October 1, 2014 - 9:32am

Los Alamos artist Thelma Hahn with some of her art during a show at Fuller Lodge Art Center. Courtesy photo

ART News:

This year's Los Alamos Artists Studio Tour is Oct. 11-12 and the Los Alamos Daily Post is featuring a "Get to Know Your Artist" series leading up to the annual event.

Each of the 16 artists participating in the tour will be showcased prior to the beginning of the tour to allow our readers an opportunity to learn about them and their work.

Meet Los Alamos artist Thelma Hahn:

When I was 4 years old a gentleman asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up.

Bandelier Announces October Events

on October 1, 2014 - 6:29am
View from Cerro Grande trail. Photo by David Halpern

BANDELIER News:

Bandelier National Monument has announced five special programs being offered in October – two photo hikes with the park Artist-in-Residence, two Night Sky Programs being presented by a staff ranger who is a long-time astronomy enthusiast and teacher, and a Wilderness hike with the park Trails Lead.

Saturday, Oct. 4, Artist-in-Residence David Halpern will lead a photo hike on the Cerro Grande Trail. The trail is about 5 miles round trip with a rise of 2,000 feet, to the rim of the Valles Caldera at nearly 11,000 feet.

Parents Raising Teens Group Delayed To Oct. 8

on October 1, 2014 - 6:19am

Bighorn Sheep Gather Near N.M. 4 Tuesday

on October 1, 2014 - 6:03am

At least eight bighorn sheep were lounging together beneath a couple of tall trees Tuesday morning off N.M. 4. Photo by Scott Bushnell

Several bighorn sheep spotted Tuesday morning off N.M. 4. Photo by Scott Bushnell

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New Subway Opening 'Any Day Now'

on September 30, 2014 - 2:55pm

Subway owner Larry Singh, holding sign from roof, told the Los Alamos Daily Post today that he is not sure of the exact date but is opening his new restatuant near 15th Street and Central Avenue 'any day now.' The interior has tables, chairs and booths as well as large food posters on the walls. The kitchen equipment, counter and drink machine also are installed. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Meet Marjorie Madsen Participating In 2014 Los Alamos Artists Studio Tour

on September 30, 2014 - 6:46am

Watercolor painting by Los Alamos artist Marjorie Madsen. Courtesy photo 

Watercolor painting by Los Alamos artist Marjorie Madsen. Courtesy photo 

ART News:

This year's Los Alamos Artists Studio Tour is Oct. 11-12 and the Los Alamos Daily Post is featuring a "Get to Know Your Artist" series leading up to the annual event.

Each of the 16 artists participating in the tour will be showcased prior to the beginning of the tour to allow our readers an opportunity to learn about them and their work.

Watercolor painting by Los Alamos artist Marjorie Madsen. Courtesy photo 

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Los Alamos Master Gardeners Meet Oct. 2

on September 30, 2014 - 6:42am

Heather McClenahan

LAMG News:

The October meeting of the Los Alamos Master Gardeners is 7 p.m., Oct. 2 at the home of Peggy Pendergast, 149 Manhattan Loop.

Heather McClenahan of the Los Alamos Historical Society will be the guest speaker.

The meeting is open to the public.

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UNM-LA/JJAB Parenting Series Continues With Healthy Habits Class

on September 29, 2014 - 7:13pm

Photo/iStock

UNM-LA News:

Any parent or caregiver of an elementary school aged child will tell you that instilling good healthy habits can be a tricky task. This week’s installment of Raising Children in a Challenging World: A Series for Parents, is calledHealthy Habits, will meet 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2.

The six-class parenting series is a joint effort between the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos (UNM-LA) and the Juvenile Justice Advisory Board (JJAB).

The goal for the series is to help parents address those challenging aspects of raising a child by bringing together a group of

Los Cerros Work Crew Finishes Sidewalk In The Rain

on September 29, 2014 - 2:29pm

Los Cerros Apartment work crew gets creative to finish installing a new sidewalk this afternoon in the rain. Photo by Julie Smith

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Los Alamos Rotary Club Now Accepting Applications For 2015-2016 Youth Exchange

on September 29, 2014 - 1:28pm

ROTARY News:

Are you interested in learning a new language or meeting new people? Rotary Youth Exchange is the opportunity of a lifetime for the more than 8,000 students who participate each year.

By sharing your own culture and embracing a new one, you help foster global understanding—and learn a great deal about yourself and your home country in the process.

An informational meeting is set for 11:20 a.m., Thursday in the Resource Center at the Los Alamos High School Library.

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Final Day To Rename Los Alamos Apartments For Chance To Win $250 In Chamber Bucks

on September 29, 2014 - 12:26pm

Staff Report

The contest underway to rename Los Cerros Apartments at 3000 Trinity Dr. and 40 apartment units in the Gold Street subdivision ends at 5 p.m. today.

Topper Ridge, Pajarito Pines, Normandy, Plateau Pines, Mesa Ridge, Canyon Oak and Canyon Crest, The Manhattan Projects, The Cottonwoods and Vista del Sol are just a few of the many names suggested to date.

The winner of each complex will receive $250 in chamber bucks and the honorable mention winners will receive $50 in chamber bucks.

Email name suggestions for Los Cerros Apartments and the Gold Street units to

Scenes From 'Los Alamos Teacher Day of Action'

on September 29, 2014 - 10:27am

U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján and House Dist. 43 Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard welcome more than 40 Los Alamos Public School teachers and volunteers to Saturday's Los Alamos Teacher Day of Action. The event kicked off in the Los Alamos Democratic Headquarters in Central Park Square with breakfast before the teachers and volunteers headed out to knock on more than 2,600 doors in one day. Luján and Garcia Richard also attended the Los Alamos Health Fair and the Piecemakers Quilt Market Saturday. Courtesy photo

Public Education Commission candidate Karyl Ann Armbruster jokes with U.S. Rep. Ben Ray

Scenes From Sunday's 'Taste The Sky' On Tarmac At Los Alamos County Airport

on September 29, 2014 - 9:10am

A diner at Sunday's 'Taste the Sky' fundraiser takes a photo of aspiring aviators. The United Way Youth Team organized and hosted the annual event, which was held on the tarmac at Los Alamos County Airport. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

From left, Dave Ploeger and his wife Johann enjoy the 'Taste the Sky' event with Los Alamos Airport Manager Peter Soderquist. La Cocina catered the event and Zia Credit Union sponsored it. 'We had a lot of fun,' Zia Credit Union President/CEO David Woodruff said. 'We had a lot of fun supporting the kids.

Cowboy Breakfast At Posse Lodge 7-11 a.m. Sunday

on September 29, 2014 - 7:46am

Fall Color Comes To The Jemez

on September 29, 2014 - 7:34am

Fall color was spotted over the weekend in the Jemez. Photo by Leah Austin

Los Alamos Heart Council Health Fair Draws Crowd

on September 28, 2014 - 3:06pm
Visitors to Saturday's 29th annual Los Alamos Heart Council Health Fair check out the Medi-vac helicopter on the lawn near the Los Alamos High School Gym. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
The Friends of the Shelter held a Pet Adoption Event at the Health Fair. A youngster pets one of the dogs available for adoption. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Bernadine Goldman hands out gifts at the Library's booth at the health Fair. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Longtime Los Alamos resident John McHale gets a flu shot at the Health Fair. Photo by Bonnie J.
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