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Girl Scouts Host Holiday Bazaar Saturday

on December 9, 2016 - 8:35am

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Artistic Collaborators Fairley Barnes And Katy Korkos Present ‘The Art Of Conversation’ 2-4 p.m. Saturday

on December 9, 2016 - 8:34am
Part of the large mixed-media piece by Fairley Barnes and Katy Korkos that highlights the show. Courtesy photo
 

By KELLY DOLEJSI
Los Alamos

After being friends and artistic collaborators for more than two decades, Fairley Barnes and Katy Korkos decided it was time to celebrate what has always made their relationship so meaningful: their conversations.

In “The Art of Conversation,” an installation showing Saturday through Jan.

Daily Postcard: Sunrise Over Pajarito Acres

on December 9, 2016 - 8:10am

Daily Postcard: Sunrise shines over Pajarito Acres. Photo by Doug Reilly

LAPSA Names Los Alamos Police Dispatcher Ruben Garcia 2016 First Responder Of The Year

on December 8, 2016 - 10:57pm

LAPSA President Chris Mamula, left, presents the 2016 Los Alamos Public Safety Association First Responder of the Year Award to Los Alamos Police Department Dispatcher Ruben Garcia for his outstanding contribution to public safety during an emergency call for service. Garcia is joined by his wife Amanda at the awards ceremony Sunday at La Mesita Eatery. Photo by Kateri Morris

 

By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos Police Department Dispatcher Ruben Garcia was honored by the Los Alamos Public Safety Association (LAPSA) during the group’s annual dinner and awards banquet

In And Around Town: Dec. 9

on December 8, 2016 - 9:52pm
 
FRIDAY Dec. 9
 
Meet Up

Wondering what to do this Friday evening after a LONG week at work? Why not come to Friday Night Happy Hour with your local Meet Up group? Meet up is a free and easy way to connect with new friends in town. We meet at the VFW from 5:30 to 7ish every Friday evening (non VFW members welcome), then decide on a place to have dinner. We are a nice group of friendly folks and everyone is welcome! Contact Anna at Boomerang for more info if you like!

SATURDAY Dec. 10
 
 
IHM Arts and Crafts Fair
  • 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Parish Hall 3700 Canyon Road

Los Alamos Medical Care Clinic Reaches Agreement With Blue Cross Blue Shield!

on December 8, 2016 - 3:00pm

LAMCC News:

Los Alamos Medical Care Clinic (LAMCC) is pleased to announce that it has come to an agreement with Blue Cross Blue Shield and will be contracted in 2017.

LAMCC thanks the community for its support.

Los Alamos Medical Center, at 3917 West Road #150, provides medical care in Allergy, Asthma, Immunology, Dermatology, Family Practice, Internal Medicine and Wound Care.

For more information, call 505.662.4351 or visit http://www.lapho.com/clinics/lamcc.php.

Recreation Projects & Bond Election Update: Where We’ve Been & Where We’re Going

on December 8, 2016 - 10:29am
 
By Susan O’Leary
Vice Chair, County Council

At its Dec. 20 meeting, the Los Alamos County Council will vote on a list of recreation projects to include in a prospective bond election that is targeted for May, 2017.

The projects involve a combination of improvements to existing facilities and new facilities.

Property Tax Reminder: First Half Due Monday, Dec. 12

on December 8, 2016 - 10:05am

COUNTY News:

Payment for the first half of Los Alamos County property tax bills for 2016 will become delinquent after Monday, Dec. 12.

Payment must either be made in person at the 311 Customer Care Center by 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 12, or postmarked by midnight that same day to avoid late payment penalty and interest charges. 

The 311 Customer Care Center is located in the Municipal Building lobby at 1000 Central Ave. They are open 8 .m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Payments should be mailed to P.O.

Accident Restricts Traffic Near Los Alamos Airport

on December 8, 2016 - 8:47am

An accident on N.M. 502 this morning is restricting traffic near the Los Alamos County Airport. Courtesy photo

Scenes From LANL’s Recruiting Event At UNM-LA

on December 8, 2016 - 8:09am
UNM-LA students gather at the LANL recruiting session Monday at the college. Courtesy photo
 
LANL's Amy Chacon, left, and Lisa Harris field questions from students at UNM-LA. Courtesy photo
 
UNM-LA News:
 
Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) recruiters visited the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Monday, Dec. 5 to recruit students and share information about job opportunities at LANL.
 
They also explained the hiring process used by LANL and provided suggestions to the students.

Community Invited To Los Alamos History Museum Grand Re-Opening Dec. 30

on December 8, 2016 - 8:01am
Los Alamos Historical Society Executive Director Heather McClenahan discusses History Museum renovations, new exhibits and much more on the Voice of Los Alamos radio show airing noon to 1 p.m., Friday on 101.5 FM. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
LAHS News:
 
Los Alamos Historical Society Executive Director Heather McClenahan stopped by the Los Alamos Daily Post Wednesday to talk about the recent renovations of the Los Alamos History Museum, new exhibits and more in an interview airing noon to 1 p.m., Friday on the Voice of Los Alamos radio show on 101.5 FM.
 
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C’YA Launches New Website

on December 8, 2016 - 7:41am
CYA News:
 
Champions of Youth Ambitions (C’YA) has launched its new website to entice community members and enhance nominations for the annual Community Assets Awards.
 
The website can be found at www.cya-nm.org and provides information for the event, photos and the form required for nomination submissions. The Community Assets Award program is aimed at recognizing the good efforts, great deeds but often not celebrated acts of service in the local community.
 
C’YA coordinates the ceremony with the Los Alamos Commerce and Development Corporation (LACDC) to recognize the contributions

Annual Luminaria Walk & Buffet Dec. 14

on December 8, 2016 - 7:30am

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December Artist At Los Alamos Co+op

on December 8, 2016 - 7:29am
Artwork by Lori Heimdahl Gibson in the dining area at the Los Alamos Co+op Market. Courtesy photo
 
By LORI HEIMDAHL GIBSON
Los Alamos Co-op December Artist
 
For me art is about being more fully alive. It is about “waking up” to see the beauty around me, and allowing a greater force to work through me. 
 
Whether doing or looking, I am more mindful and focused when engaged with art. It helps me to look at the world with new eyes, appreciating the amazing creativity in others and myself. Art is an integral part of my spiritual practice.
 
I took my first drawing class in Minnesota in

Scenes From Business After Hours At LANB

on December 7, 2016 - 7:06pm

Los Alamos National Bank's Los Alamos Market President Liddie Martinez welcomes the crowd at this evening's  Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours at Los Alamos National Bank and hosted by LANB and the Los Alamos Community Foundation. many who attended the event wore a holiday sweater to be entered into a special drawing - the uglier/tackier the better sweater! They also brought coats, hats and gloves to donate to LANB's holiday collection drive.

Chamber Announces Shop Like A Tourist Winner

on December 7, 2016 - 6:05pm
Chamber of Commerce Director Nancy Partridge, left, and Chamber Membership Coordinator Ufemia Bernal Rios draw the winning name from the entries in the Small Business Saturday Shop Like a Tourist Contest. The winner, Sarah Matthews of Los Alamos, receives a staycation package that includes local hotel nights, dinner at a local restaurant and a gift certificate for a massage. Courtesy photo

Letter To The Editor: Support Local!

on December 7, 2016 - 5:56pm
By JAMES CHROBOCINSKI
Los Alamos County Councilor
Owner/Broker Zia Realty Group
 
As President of the Los Alamos County Little League I want to thank our two local Pizza restaurants Time Out Pizza and Home Run Pizza for their long time support.
 
These two fine establishments have donated a great deal of time and money every year to support the hundreds of kids who participate in baseball and girls softball. LACLL has more than 500 kids who participate every year and we could not do it without the support of sponsors like Time out and Home Run.
 
With a large corporate pizza place

Casting Call For Feature Film In New Mexico

on December 7, 2016 - 4:46pm

MOVIE News:
 
Several hundred New Mexico residents are needed as background actors for the Jerry Bruckheimer film Horse Soldiers.
 
Horse Soldiers is a retelling of the first group of Special Forces to enter Afghanistan after 9/11. Upon arrival they meet up and partner with a local alliance as they fight side by side to save the mountain villages and communities from the Taliban.
 
Background actors are being sought for this film who are willing to represent the brave Afghan people who fought alongside of American soldiers to defend them from the Taliban, but all types and

County: Winter Sidewalk Guidelines

on December 7, 2016 - 1:40pm
County reminds residents that it is important to keep sidewalks clear of snow and ice. Courtesy photo
 
COUNTY News:
 
During the winter months, the County would like to remind residents that it is important to keep sidewalks clear of snow and ice so that they remain pass­able for postal workers, children walking to school and others who need to use them.
 
When possible, and depend­ing upon available resources, County crews will conduct sidewalk-clearing operations by removing snow first from the adopted “safe routes to school” and then move to other selected sidewalks.

Brown Bag Concert: Los Alamos Early Music Ensemble Performs At Fuller Lodge Today

on December 7, 2016 - 8:54am
Violinist Matt Hanson. Courtesy photo
 
MUSIC News:

The Los Alamos Early Music Ensemble will perform a free Brown Bag Concert for the community at noon today at Fuller Lodge.

The group consists of:

  • Matt Hanson – baroque violin;
  • David Hanson – viola da gamba;
  • Ben Christianson – harpsichord;
  • Juanita Madland – harpsichord; and
  • Joyce Lynn – Shakespeare reading.

LANL Director Charlie McMillan Speaks To Lab Fellows

on December 6, 2016 - 3:43pm

Los Alamos National Laboratory speaking today at the Bradbury Science Museum during the Induction Ceremony for the 2016 Los Alamos National Laboratory Fellows. The new fellows are: Scott Crooker, Jennifer Hollingsworth, Dean Preston and Roger Wiens. Laboratory Fellows are technical staff members who have been appointed in recognition of their sustained outstanding contributions and exceptional promise for continued professional achievement.

North Mesa Luminaria Walk & North Pole Workshop

on December 6, 2016 - 12:39pm

Scen from Sunday's Luminaria Walk and North Pole Workshop hosted by the Los Alamos Posse Lodge and the North Mesa Stables. The event was part of MainStreet’s Winterfest weekend of events. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Annette Preston and her son, Kaius, enjoy the festivities Sunday at the Sheriff’s Posse Lodge before embarking on a hay ride through the North Mesa Stables. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

The Preston family get ready to take a holiday tour Sunday night through the North Mesa Stables.

Shelter Offers Holiday Pet Adoption Special

on December 6, 2016 - 12:34pm

County Issues Winter Driving Safety Tips

on December 6, 2016 - 11:43am

Los Alamos County issues winter driving safety tips. Courtesy photo

 

COUNTY News:

Winter weather is here, and the County would like to remind residents of some important safety considerations for motorists to take in order to make their travel as safe as possible.

Motorists are encour­aged to equip their vehi­cles with chains and/or snow tires and carry a con­tainer of sand and a shovel in their vehicle.

DNCU Leads Community Drive To Help Disadvantaged Youth

on December 6, 2016 - 8:16am

Del Norte Credit Union invites the community to help “Stuff our Stockings” at all six DNCU branches through Dec. 19 – collecting personal and small items for disadvantaged youth – in concert with several area organizations and charities that work with teens. Courtesy image

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