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Nature Yoga And Trail Run Sunday

on November 18, 2017 - 9:36am

Nature Yoga and Trail Run Sunday at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

A Nature Yoga and Trail Run is 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Sunday at the Los Alamos Nature Center.

This weekly workshop helps participants learn to connect with nature through yoga and trail running. Come for the run, come for yoga, or attend both.

During yoga, enjoy breathtaking views of the Los Alamos canyons, skies, and wildlife. Watch the clouds float by as you flow your body, breath, and spirit through guided yoga sequences geared toward your specific needs and goals as a student.

Bandelier Open Thanksgiving & Celebrates OptOutside

on November 18, 2017 - 8:42am
Bandelier invites visitors to take a walk on the Main Loop Trail and celebrate OptOutside Friday, Nov. 24. Courtesy/NPS
 
BANDELIER News:
 
Many locations throughout the area will be closed for Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 23, but Bandelier National Monument will be open, with Visitor Center hours 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Every year many visitors, some with their Thanksgiving guests, come to enjoy the park in the morning while the turkey is cooking, or in the afternoon to walk off some of their holiday feast.
 
Then Friday, Nov. 24, the park will join in the growing nationwide observance of OptOutside.

Meet LAHS Math Teacher Stephanie Abney

on November 18, 2017 - 7:36am
Los Alamos High School math teacher Stephanie Abney at her desk. Photo by Serenity Maestas/ladailypost.com
 
By SERENITY MAESTAS
Sudent Intern
Los Alamos Daily Post

While Los Alamos High School is full of wonderful teachers, one of their most loved staff is math teacher Stephanie Abney.

Abney went to Los Alamos for her four years of high school, graduating in 2010. Abney attended Colorado State University to earn her degree and got a job in Colorado. But later she wanted to come back to her hometown to fulfill her goal of becoming a softball and volleyball coach.

“I came back to give

On The Job In Los Alamos: At Pig & Fig Cafe

on November 18, 2017 - 7:27am

On the job in Los Alamos is Phyllis Smith Thursday afternoon at the Pig + Fig Cafe at 35 Rover Blvd. Suite G in White Rock where she has worked since the restaurant opened nearly two years ago. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Severo Gonzales Shares Ranch School Stories With Los Alamos Historical Society

on November 18, 2017 - 7:25am

Bences Gonzales, right, and his son Ray at Romero Cabin before it was moved to the Historic District. Courtesy photo

Historical Society News:

Severo Gonzales stopped by the Los Alamos Historical Society offices last week. It’s always a pleasure to visit with him and his brother Ray, who—in their 80s—remain active and tell wonderful stories of their lives as children on the Pajarito Plateau in the 1930s. They were instrumental in helping to interpret the homestead-era Romero Cabin, the seasonal home of their maternal grandparents where the boys spent many summers.

On this visit, Severo

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Daily Postcard: Blue Bird Hangs Around Quemazon

on November 18, 2017 - 7:08am

Daily Postcard: A blue bird spotted this week hanging around Quemazon. Photo by Trisha Ancell

Photo by Trisha Ancell

Photo by Trisha Ancell

LAAC: Holiday Arts And Crafts Fair Saturday!

on November 17, 2017 - 4:15pm

Laurette Oneil will sell her jewelry during the annual holiday arts and crafts fair Saturday. Courtesy photo

Jewelry by Laurette Oneil. Courtesy photo

LAAC News: 

The Los Alamos Arts Council will host its 2017 Northern New Mexico Arts and Crafts Fair 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Los Alamos Middle School.

 

Nearly 100 artists from around New Mexico and some from out-of-state will present their art and handy work for the early holiday shopping enjoyment of the public.

 

Art work ranges in price from $5 to $1,000. Also at the fair will be live music (a flute ensemble and string

Family Strengths Network Small Business Walkabout Visits Los Alamos Daily Post

on November 17, 2017 - 4:07pm
The Family Strengths Network Small Business Walkabout visited the Los Alamos Daily Post Newsroom Friday. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

UNM-LA Community Education Welcomes Mike Katko

on November 17, 2017 - 10:49am

Mike Katko, new program coordinator for Community Education at UNM-LA. Photo by Nancy Coombs/UNM-LA

UNM-LA News:

UNM-Los Alamos announces Mike Katko as its new program coordinator for Community Education. In this position, Katko will arrange the Community Education schedule, including recruiting instructors for a variety of classes.

Katko is an educator and businessman with many years of experience. He has served at all levels of education in New Mexico public schools, from elementary and secondary level teacher to principal and principal mentor.

Los Alamos Community Foundation & LARSO News

on November 17, 2017 - 10:23am

The relatively new Los Alamos Community Foundation (LACF) and the been-around-for-awhile Los Alamos Retired and Senior Organization (LARSO) became partners last week in that the LARSO Board invested $10,000 of its reserve funds with the LACF to help with its good works in the community. Courtesy photo

PEEC Receives Outstanding Environmental Education Organization Award From EEANM

on November 17, 2017 - 8:48am
PEEC is one of five award recipients at this year’s Environmental Literacy Summit, and received the only award given to an organization. PEEC educators Denise Matthews and Siobhan Niklasson are fifth and sixth from the left. Courtesy photo
 
PEEC News:
 
The Environmental Education Association of New Mexico (EEANM) bestowed its first Outstanding Environmental Education Organization Award on the Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) of Los Alamos.
 
Siobhan Niklasson, PEEC’s Director of Education, accepted the award last Thursday, Nov.

Military Order Of The World Wars Meets Nov. 21

on November 17, 2017 - 7:26am
MOWW News:
 
This month’s meeting of the Military Order of the World Wars is Tuesday, Nov. 21. The speaker is Commander Brian Gauck, the new commander of the Los Alamos High School NJROTC unit. He will provide an overview of his research on friendships formed by USAFA graduates.
 
The meeting is at the Los Alamos Research Park in the 2nd floor conference room. The Los Alamos Research Park building is west of the fire station.
 
Parking is available east of the fire station (accessible from the southbound lane of the Los Alamos Canyon Bridge) or east of the Research Park building

On The Job In Los Alamos: At Del Norte Credit Union

on November 17, 2017 - 7:09am

On the job Thursday in Los Alamos is Marketing Specialist Diego Muñoz at Del Norte Credit Union at 40 Rover Blvd., in White Rock who has worked for the company since March. Muñoz is growing a mustache for ‘#Movember with DNCU’ to raise funds and awareness of men’s health issues such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer and poor mental health. The goal of ‘Movember’ is to stop men from dying too young. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

SFCC Hosts 28th Holiday Arts And Crafts Fair Dec. 9

on November 17, 2017 - 6:58am
SFCC News:
 
Santa Fe Community College will host the 28th annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 in the college’s Main Hallway and Campus Center, 6401 Richards Ave. The event is free and there is plenty of free parking.
 
The popular community event features about 75 artists, who sell items ranging from fine art to regional handcrafted goods. The Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair gives students and local artists an opportunity to sell their work directly to the public.
 
Area residents enjoy the festive fair along with the opportunity to support regional

Daily Postcard: Buck Visits Quemazon

on November 17, 2017 - 6:52am

Daily Postcard: A buck pays a morning visit to a home in Quemazon. Photo by Trisha Ancell

Smith’s Launches Online Shopping Option Friday

on November 16, 2017 - 11:37pm

Smith’s Marketplace employees, including E-Commerce Supervisor Manny Martinez, back row right, gear up for the kickoff of Smith's new online shopping option: ClickList. Shoppers will be able to use the online feature starting Friday. Photo by Kirsten Lakey/ladailypost.com

STAFF REPORT:

Smith’s Marketplace is offering a new feature to make grocery shopping easier. So easy in fact that customers can shop from their couches and pick up their purchases without ever leaving their cars. This quick and easy shopping is offered through ClickList. The online service kicks off Friday.

Shoppers can

In And Around Town: Nov. 17

on November 16, 2017 - 11:30pm

In and Around Town:

The Los Alamos Daily Post’s community calendar features events happening in Los Alamos, White Rock and surrounding areas.

Send event announcements to Kirsten@ladailypost.com.​​​​​​​

​​FRIDAY, Nov. 17

Bingo

The Knights of Columbus host prize bingo starting at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall on DP Road. A concession stand will sell frito pies and hot dogs. A 16-game packet costs $20. http://ladailypost.com/content/knights-columbus-prize-based-bingo-7pm-friday
 
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Los Alamos Little Theatre's production of [title of show] begins at 7:30 p.m.

Pig + Fig Café Moving To Much Larger Space

on November 16, 2017 - 10:12am
Following their lease signing, from left, building owner James Chrobocinski and Pig + Fig Café co-owners Laura Crucet and Fernando Crucet in front of the future home of their restaurant Tuesday afternoon at 11 Sherwood Blvd., in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post

Bursting at the seams in their present location, Pig + Fig Café co-owners Laura and Fernando Crucet signed a lease Tuesday with Zia Realty Group owner/broker James Chrobocinski on a much larger space.

Chrobocinski recently purchased the former

Knights Of Columbus Prize Based Bingo 7pm Friday

on November 16, 2017 - 10:11am

Eco Station And Overlook Convenience Center Closed For Thanksgiving Holiday Nov. 23 And Nov. 24

on November 16, 2017 - 9:39am

COUNTY News:

The Eco Station and Overlook Convenience Center will be closed Thanksgiving Day and the day after Thanksgiving.

There will be no residential or commercial trash and recycling collection service provided Thursday, Nov. 23 or Friday, Nov. 24.

Residents whose normal trash day falls on one of those days should place their materials out Wednesday, Nov. 22.

Fleur de Lys Opening In Los Alamos

on November 16, 2017 - 9:35am
Stephanie and Marcel Remillieux are opening Fleur de Lys, a French gourmet store and tea salon in a few weeks at 15th Street and Trinity Drive. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post

Stephanie and Marcel Remillieux want to share their love of France with the local community. They are opening Fleur de Lys, a French gourmet store and tea salon in a few weeks at 15th Street and Trinity Drive.

“This idea came from what we know … we want to bring something new and something we know very well to the town,” Marcel told the Los

British Phone Booth Adorns Community Tree

on November 16, 2017 - 9:26am

A British phone booth adorns the Community Tree at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. Tickets to win the tree or items donated by each vendor will be raffled off at $1 per chance. Donations of ornaments from community members are still being requested. Call 505.695.9139 for information. The Festival is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. The event is free with a donation of pre-packaged snacks, lunch items or drinks for school students. Courtesy photo

Public Receives Update On Tourism Strategic Plan

on November 16, 2017 - 8:06am

  

The public weighs in on the County's strategic tourism plan during a meeting Nov. 8 at Fuller Lodge. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com 
Assistant to the County Manager Linda Matteson speaks during the public meeting. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post 
 
Los Alamos is at a crossroads; Assistant to the County Manager Linda Matteson reported during the tourism public meeting Wednesday, Nov. 8 at Fuller Lodge.
 
With two newly installed national parks: the Valles Caldera National Preserve and the Manhattan Project

PAC 8 TV Schedule: Week of Nov. 17

on November 16, 2017 - 7:56am
PAC 8 News:
 
Friday, Nov. 17
 
06:00 AM Democracy Now! – Live
10:00 AM The Tom Hartman Program
11:00 AM County Council Meeting –Replay 11-14-17
01:00 PM Democracy Now!
02:00 PM United in Christ
03:00 PM Road to Recovery
04:00 PM Uprising
05:00 PM Democracy Now!
06:00 PM Chamber Business Breakfast – Tourism Strategic Plan
07:00 PM Los Alamos History – James B. Conant
08:00 PM Los Alamos High School Graduation
10:00 PM League of Women Voters – Nuclear Waste Storage
12:00 AM Free Speech TV
 
Saturday, Nov. 18
Free Speech TV
 
Sunday, November 19, 2017
06:00 AM FSTV
05:00

Verde Juice Now At Los Alamos Co+op

on November 16, 2017 - 7:52am
 
VJ News:

Verde Juice is now available at the Los Alamos Co+op Market.

Verde Juice is made with 100 percent organic ingredients. As a social enterprise based in Santa Fe, Verde buys locally grown produce with abandon because they don't believe in empty calories and focus on packing the maximum amount of nutrition into everything they do.
 
Click here.

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