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July Night Sky Show At Nature Center Planetarium

on June 28, 2016 - 7:48pm

The Milky Way. Photo by Elena Giorgi

PEEC News:

Visit moons, planets, stars and other celestial objects and learn more about what is visible in the night sky this month during a night sky show, 7-7:45 p.m. Friday, July 1 in the planetarium at the Los Alamos Nature Center.

This program is ideal for stargazers who want to learn more. View star clusters, nebulae, double stars and other objects with binoculars this month.

Because there are just 50 seats in the planetarium, visitors are asked to purchase tickets at the Los Alamos Nature Center or call to reserve a seat.

LAHS Band Practices For Parade Wednesday

on June 28, 2016 - 6:26pm
COUNTY News:
 
To prepare for their participation in a parade coming up in Washington, D.C., the Los Alamos High School Band will be practicing their marching skills 9:30-10 a.m. Wednesday, June 29 on county roadways.
 
The band will be led by police escort, and the students will march down Nectar Street, continue on to Rose Street, then travel down Canyon Road to the high school.
 
Motorists can expect a moving operation and should use caution in these areas during this Wednesday morning time frame.

Jeff Segler Of Los Alamos Troop 22 Named BSA’s National Artist

on June 28, 2016 - 3:20pm

Jeff Segler of Boy Scout Troop 22 in Los Alamos named national artist of the Boy Scouts of America. Courtesy photo

 

By BRYAN WENDELL
Scouting Magazine

The story of Scouting has been told through campfire tales, physical and digital photo albums, and official Boy Scouts of America paintings.

In history, only two men have created those official paintings: Norman Rockwell and Joseph Csatari.

Now a third has joined that colorful lineage.

GOP House Candidate Sharon Stover Campaigns Door To Door Throughout District 43

on June 28, 2016 - 10:55am

New Mexico House Dist. 43 Republican candidate Sharon Stover greets resident Mr. Lockhart and family as she campaigns door to door Sunday with Pam Meyer on Grand Canyon in White Rock. Meyer explains that the goal is to knock on every door and speak with residents throughout the entire district before the November election. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Tyrone, at left, the 5 lb. yorkie and official mascot of the Los Alamos Daily Post takes particular interest in the goings on Sunday after spotting the Lockhart family dog. New Mexico House Dist.

Community Invited To Book Signing Of Doomed To Cooperate, Edited By Siegfried Hecker, 7 p.m. Today

on June 28, 2016 - 9:27am

COMMUNITY News:

Bathtub Row Press announces the release of Doomed to Cooperate, edited by Siegfried Hecker.

The community is invited to attend the release celebration and book signing of this long-awaited title at 7 p.m., today in historic Fuller Lodge. 

“This is a task that never ends, and Sig Hecker, who has done more than any other American to strengthen US and Russian scientific cooperation, tells us how critical it is for this nuclear work to be revived today.”  — Sam Nunn, former US Senator and Co-Chairman of the Nuclear Threat Initiative.

The two-volume sets can be purchased this

No Streaming Broadcast Of Council Meeting Tonight

on June 28, 2016 - 9:05am

COUNTY News:

Because of a technical repair and replacement needed for Los Alamos County’s video streaming equipment, there will be no streaming broadcast of tonight’s County Council meeting in Council Chambers at the Municipal Building.

This malfunction only relates to streaming - there will still be a televised broadcast on PAC 8 television, and video capture for later playback on demand should still be available and posted on the County’s website after the meeting.

July Cowboy Breakfast At Posse Lodge Sunday

on June 28, 2016 - 8:28am

Ribbon Cut At Paulina Gwaltney Photography

on June 28, 2016 - 7:31am

The Chamber of Commerce host a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday afternoon at Paulina Gwaltney Photography at 3500 Trinity Dr., Suite D1. From left, Chamber Member Services Coordinator Darla Ridilla, Bill Gwaltney Paulina's husband), photographer Paulina Gwaltney and Chamber DIrector Nancy Partridge. Photo by Hope Jaramillo/ladailypost.com

Scene from Wednesday's ribbon cutting event at Paulina Gwaltney Photography at 3500 Trinity Dr., Suite D1. Photo by Hope Jaramillo/ladailypost.com 

 

Paulina Gwaltney, center, and her husband Bill chat with community members at Wednesday's grand

Daily Postcard: MPNHP Los Alamos Site Visitor Center

on June 28, 2016 - 6:28am

Daily Postcard: The Manhattan Project National Historical Park Los Alamos Site Visitor Center on 20th Street between Central Avenue and Trinity Drive. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

One Hundred S-L-O-W Cruisers In Town Wednesday

on June 27, 2016 - 9:54pm
Photo by Mark Wing, Albuquerque Tin Lizzies
 
COMMUNITY News:
 
This Wednesday, June 29, a National Tour of the Model T Ford Club of America will be touring in Los Alamos. 
 
Almost one hundred 1909-1927 Model Ts will spend the morning at Bandelier, then travel via the Back Gate to Fuller Lodge for a luncheon and to explore the town. 
 
From about 2-5 p.m. they will be creeping (5-25 mph) down the Main Hill Road so commuters who want to delight in these ancient vehicles are welcome to join them or wave as they pass by.
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LAPD Thanks Community For Aid In Solving Crimes

on June 27, 2016 - 4:48pm
LAPD News:
 
The Los Alamos Police Department has solved multiple criminal incidents that were reported earlier this year thanks to local L.A. Crime stopper press releases.
 
“LAPD would like to thank the local media and the public for their assistance related to these incidents. These tips show that the citizens, job-holders, and visitors in our area wish to assist the Los Alamos Police Department in our mission to provide quality pro-active law enforcement services to help keep our community safe and hold those accountable who choose to commit crime in our area,” LAPD Cmdr.

Tuesdays At The Pond Features An Evening Of Opera

on June 27, 2016 - 1:23pm
Courtesy image

COMMUNITY News:

 

 

 

This week Tuesdays at the Pond features An Evening of Opera presented by Opera Singers, Soprano, Heather Bingham with Baritone, Tyler Oliphant and Mezzo-Soprano Rebecca Morris, accompanied by Sarah Frogget.
 
The concert begins at 7 p.m., Tuesday, June 28 at Ashley Pond. Bring a blanket and a picnic dinner and enjoys opera favorites by Bizet, Mozart, Delibes, Floyd, Meyerbeer, and musical theater favorites from South Pacific, Phantom of the Opera, Carousel and others.
 
Tuesdays at the Pond, a summer entertainment series, runs through August 9. It

Gardeners Take Over Nature Center Tuesday

on June 27, 2016 - 1:16pm

Visit the Los Alamos Nature Center Tuesday to learn valuable tips on gardening. Photo by Siobhan Niklasson

PEEC NEWS:

Green-thumbed gardeners will be taking over the Los Alamos Nature Center at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

The Master Gardeners, Los Alamos Garden Club and Summit Garden Club will all gather at the nature center to share valuable information and answer questions related to gardening. This event is free and open to the public.

This fun evening will take place at the Los Alamos Nature Center at 2600 Canyon Road. It is free to attend, and no registration is required.

History Adventures On Fuller Lodge Lawn Tuesday

on June 27, 2016 - 9:05am

Tuesday morning's History Adventures is a presentation from the Bradbury Science Museum. Explore local rocks and discover how the geology of the local region is connected to local history and culture. The activity is aimed at children in grades K–3 and offered at 10 a.m. and again at 11 a.m. Gather on the lawn of Fuller Lodge for this free program. Courtesy image

SFOG: Meet A 21st Century Diva July 17

on June 27, 2016 - 8:56am

Kiwanis Prepares Its Annual 4th Of July Extravaganza

on June 27, 2016 - 8:36am
The Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos is preparing for its annual 4th of July fireworks extravaganza at Overlook Park in White Rock. The first shell explodes at 9:15 p.m., followed by 2,999 more. Courtesy image

Los Alamos Girls High School Soccer Sponsors L.E.A.D. Soccer Academy, UNM Women’s Soccer Camp

on June 27, 2016 - 8:22am

SPORTS News:

Registration is now open for the Los Alamos Girls High School Soccer sponsored L.E.A.D. Soccer Academy, UNM Women’s Soccer Camp, www.nmlead.com.

Register at www.nmlead.com or call 505.263.4433.

Date: Monday, July 11 through Thursday July 14

Times Each Day:

  • 8-9:30 a.m. on Field
  • 9:30-10 a.m. Leadership training
  • 4-5:30 p.m. on Field
  • 5:30-6 p.m. Leadership training

Age groups: All incoming 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th graders. 

Cost: $250 + tax. Fee includes camp shirt.

Location: Sullivan Field

Scenes From Local Pickling Class

on June 27, 2016 - 7:09am

The Los Alamos Cooperative Extension Service hosts a Pickling Class June 16  at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church. Photo by Leland Lehman/ladailypost.com

Photo by Leland Lehman/ladailypost.com

Photo by Leland Lehman/ladailypost.com

COMMUNITY News:

 

The Los Alamos Cooperative Extension Service hosted a Pickling Class June 16  at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church. Pickling is the process of preserving or expanding the lifespan of food by either anaerobic fermentation in brine or immersion in vinegar. The resulting food is called a pickle, or, to prevent ambiguity, prefaced with the

Trace Steps Of Manhattan Project Spies With 3D App & Guided ‘NM True Spy Tour’ July 14-17

on June 27, 2016 - 6:58am
 
LASF News:
 
The secret is out: as a new edition to the Los Alamos Science Fest this year, July 14–17, history and mystery lovers will get an opportunity to follow in the footsteps of the Manhattan Project’s most well known spies with a guided “New Mexico True Spy Tour.”
 
Los Alamos National Labs (LANL) scientists have also developed a 3D app allowing anyone with a cell phone to take a virtual tour from the perspective of a 1940’s Manhattan Project scientist. The NM True Spy Tour continues in Los Alamos with tours of actual sites where scientists lived, worked and played.

The guided
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Chase Ealey Takes Second In NCAA Shot Put Final

on June 27, 2016 - 6:54am
SPORTS News:
 
EUGENE, Ore. Los Alamos High School graduate and Oklahoma State University senior Chase Ealey closed the book on her Cowgirl career with her second All-America honor of the year, finishing second in the shot put final, and Kaela Edwards of Los Alamos and Ingeborg Loevnes of Norway advanced to NCAA finals Thursday at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Oregon.
 
In the rain on the Hayward infield, Ealey set a school record of 17.99m/59-0.25 feet and finished runner-up in the shot put to finish her Oklahoma State career.
 
"I was going after a PR and the podium, and I did

Daily Postcard: Hiking In Water Canyon

on June 27, 2016 - 6:47am

Daily Postcard: Scene from a hike Saturday in Water Canyon. Photo by Robert Beberniss

Splash n Dash #2 Results

on June 26, 2016 - 11:21am

One of 55 runners participating in Wednesday's Splash n Dash #2. Courtesy photo

One of 55 runners participating in Wednesday's Splash n Dash #2. Courtesy photo

Madalyn and Scott Bailey. Courtesy photo

SPORTS News:

Fifty-five athletes of all ages participated in the Triatomics Splash n Dash #2 last Wednesday.

Clay Mosely turned in the best time on the long course.

The Triatomics will hold two more Splash n Dashes this year. The next one is July 6 and consists of three courses to choose from:

  • Long (400M swim 5K run);
  • Short (200M swim, 3K run); and
  • Youth (swim and run with parent).

Bear Spotted On Spruce Street Saturday Night

on June 26, 2016 - 10:08am

This bear rummaged through a resident's garbage can Saturday night on Spruce Street and when the police arrived he or she climbed up a tree​. Photo by Csaba Kiss

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