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37th Annual Fall Arts & Crafts Fair Oct. 21

on October 17, 2017 - 5:35am

A sample of art work at the 37th Annual Fall Arts & Crafts Fair 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21 at the Crossroads Church at 97 East Road. Courtesy/FLAC

A sample of art work at the 37th Annual Fall Arts & Crafts Fair 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21 at the Crossroads Church at 97 East Road. Courtesy/FLAC

A sample of art work at the 37th Annual Fall Arts & Crafts Fair 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21 at the Crossroads Church at 97 East Road. Courtesy/FLAC

Aquatomics Waffle Breakfast Oct. 21

on October 17, 2017 - 5:15am

Daily Postcard: Autumn At Ashley Pond Park

on October 17, 2017 - 5:07am

Daily Postcard: Couples spend time Sunday afternoon at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Benson: How Do We Express Our Profound Gratitude?

on October 16, 2017 - 4:50pm
By JODY BENSON
Los Alamos

As the fires destroy, devour, and incinerate whole communities in California, as the Reel Deal shows Only the Brave, the story about the Granite Mountain Hotshot Crew that saved the Valles Caldera Cabin District just weeks before they went off to die in Arizona I remember our own Los Alamos firefighters who were first on the line as they teamed with other crews from around the country to save our town during the 2000 Cerro Grande Fire.

When I was young I fought fire with the Forest Service out of South Lake Tahoe, Calif.

County Green Team Hosts Informational Event Tuesday

on October 16, 2017 - 4:29pm

Scenes From Taste Of Knowledge Event Saturday

on October 16, 2017 - 4:28pm
'Taste of Knowledge' attracts a sold-out crowd for a night of Spanish food, wine, music and dance to benefit the Los Alamos Public Schools (LAPS) Foundation Saturday night at the former De Colores Restaurant. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Spanish desserts paired with sherry. Pig and Fig Bakery and Cafe catered the event. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Auctioneer Jill Cook warns that an item is 'going twice' during the live auction, as LAPS Foundation Executive Director Laura Loy looks on. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
LAPS Superintendent Kurt

Wedding Announcement: Hernandez-Nesmith

on October 16, 2017 - 4:24pm

Denis Hernandez and Laura Nesmith were married Saturday at the historic Fuller Lodge. The groom is the son of Denis Hernandez Coto and Elda Moreno Munguia of Laciba, Honduras. The bride is the daughter of Jim Nesmith and the late Jamie Nesmith. The couple will continue to reside in Los Alamos. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com
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Swans & Astronomers In Nature Center Planetarium

on October 16, 2017 - 4:23pm
 
PEEC News:
 
What can we learn about the Summer Swan constellation? How are astronomers able to tackle the unsolved questions about space? The Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) has a planetarium show about the celestial objects that form Cygnus, the summer swan, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 and will show the family-friendly full-dome film We are Astronomers at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 21 and 22. 
 
The planetarium, located at the Los Alamos Nature Center, projects the night sky and specially-designed films on a 180-degree dome.
 
The constellation Cygnus

Lodger's Tax Advisory Board Meets Tuesday

on October 16, 2017 - 8:15am
COUNTY News: 
 
The Lodger's Tax Advisory Board will meet at noon Tuesday, Oct. 17. The meeting will begin in Council Chambers but at 1:30 p.m. it will move to Room # 110 in the Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.
 
The meeting is open to the public.
 
Agenda: 
  • I.  PRESENTATION/DISCUSSION (From 12:00-1:30 LTAB Will Attend this Session in Council Chambers.)
    • A.  Tourism Strategic Plan Update (1) 10007-17 Becky Zimmerman, Design Workshop and Tourism Work Group
  • II.  ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIONS 1:30 pm (5 min)
    • A.  Call to Order/Introductions
    • B.  Approval of Agenda
    • C.

Council Hears Code Enforcement Program Details

on October 16, 2017 - 6:41am
Los Alamos Resident Helen Milenski updates the County Council on Citizens in Action's survey regarding the County's enforcement program. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
​Los Alamos Daily Post 
 

Code enforcement continues to be a hotly debated and discussed issue. During the regular County Council meeting Oct. 10, both County staff and members of the public spoke about the issue.

During public comment, Los Alamos resident Helen Milenski updated County Council on a community survey she and other members of the group, Citizens in

Scenes From Open House Of E. Irving Couse

on October 16, 2017 - 6:35am

The studio and home of E. Irving Couse in Taos, one of the founding members of the Taos Society of Artists during a Oct. 7 open house. Photo by Sharon Snyder

Photo by Sharon Snyder

County Council Holds Work Session Tuesday

on October 16, 2017 - 6:30am
COUNTY News: 
 
The Los Alamos County Council will hold a work session at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, in the White Rock Fire Station. 
 
The meeting is open to the public.
 
Agenda:
1. OPENING/ROLL CALL
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. PUBLIC COMMENT
4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
5. PRESENTATIONS, PROCLAMATIONS AND RECOGNITIONS
  • A. Briefing to Council by Leslie Geyer, Chair of the Personnel Board.
    • Presenters: Leslie Geyer, Chair of the Personnel Board
  • B. Regional Development Corporation (RDC) To Present An Annual Update Including a Briefing On The General Mission And The REDI Initiative.
    • Presenters: Joanie

SFCC To Close For Employee Professional Development Conference Oct. 20

on October 16, 2017 - 6:26am
SFCC News:
 
SANTA FE  Santa Fe Community College will not offer any services or classes Friday, Oct. 20, while faculty and staff participate in a campus-wide Professional Development Conference.
 
The conference is one of the initiatives of the college to continue to provide ways to support SFCC students in achieving their educational goals. SFCC’s Kids Campus, La Familia’s Southside Clinic and KSFR will be open.
 
Throughout the year, SFCC offers a number of ways to stay notified about weather- and holiday-related delays, cancellations, closures and emergencies.

Christmas Arts And Crafts Fair Dec. 9

on October 16, 2017 - 6:09am

Sacred Heart Ladies Auxiliary News:

It is time to sign up for the Los Alamos Ladies Auxiliary Christmas Arts & Craft Fair, Saturday, Dec. 9, in the Parish Hall at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church on Canyon Road in Los Alamos.

Set up is 8-9 a.m. and shopping is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tables/Spaces are $35 each and include 8-foot tables with two chairs.

Breakfast and lunch are available for purchase. The menu is to be determined.

To reserve a table/space, fill out the the registration form below.

Checks should be made out to Ladies Auxiliary
and mailed to:

Ladies Auxiliary
c/o Gloria

Daily Postcard: Autumn In The Jemez

on October 16, 2017 - 5:13am

Daily Postcard: Autumn colors in the Jemez. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Supercuts Clip For The Cure Saturday, Oct. 21

on October 15, 2017 - 9:19am

Supercuts in Smith's Marketplace in Los Alamos is hosting a Clip for the Cure event Saturday, Oct. 21, as part of the company's nationwide effort to help fight breast cancer. The store will donate 10 percent of every haircut Oct. 21 to the Regis Foundation for Breast Cancer Research. Gathered for a photo Saturday afternoon, from left, local Supercuts Manager Sarafina Aguino, Mariela Dominguez, Amanda Maestas, Assistant Manager Debra DeLaRosa and Leila Herrera. Supercuts is open seven days a week: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday.

Scenes From Los Alamos Artist Studio Tour Day 1

on October 15, 2017 - 8:37am
Fuller Lodge Art Center Executive Director Ken Nebel shows off art by Tour artists displayed at projectY, the first stop on the Studio Tour. The tour continues noon to 5 p.m. today. Tour booklets with maps can be found at key locations within town, including Fuller Lodge Art Center, Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce, White Rock Visitor Center and both public libraries. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Photographer and jeweler Bettina Hehlen with her some of her cards featuring old trucks. Hehlen's studio is stop number nine in White Rock. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

Scenes From An Evening Of Arts And Culture

on October 15, 2017 - 8:25am

Los Alamos High School's Schola Cantorum performs during the Evening of Arts and Culture event Friday night at Fuller Lodge. The event spanned nine locations throughout the downtown area and featured 20 presentions from poetry and sculpture to jazz music and Broadway showtunes. An Evening of Arts and Cultures kicked off October as Arts and Culture Month and it orginated from the Arts Forum, a collection of local art entities spearheaded by the Los Alamos Arts Council. The forum is made up of  Los Alamos Community Winds, Fuller Lodge Art Center, the Los Alamos Little Theater, Hillstompers, Los

SFCC Veterans Resource And Career Fair Nov. 9

on October 15, 2017 - 7:27am
SFCC News:
 
Santa Fe Community College Veterans and Family Appreciation Day is 3-5 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 9 with a Veterans Resource and Career Fair at SFCC, Jemez Rooms, 6401 Richards Ave. 
 
The free event includes information on new benefits and programs for vets, veteran-owned business support, education benefits and veterans’ family services. 
 
Call 505.428.1305, for information.

Halloweekend: Treat For Business And Family Alike!

on October 15, 2017 - 7:11am

LACDC News:
 
Downtown Los Alamos will become a pedestrian only frenzy of Trick-or-Treaters, 4-6 p.m., Friday, Oct. 27!
 
Last year, Los Alamos business owners saw more than 5,000 kids and adults swarm by their booths and store-fronts for hands-full of candy and a chance to grab fun promotional items.
 
To register your business to be included on the Halloweekend map and to participate in the Trick-or-Treating fun, sign up through www.losalamosmainstreet.com/ events/halloweekend by Friday, Oct. 20

Annual Festival Of Trees Scheduled For Nov. 18

on October 15, 2017 - 7:08am

The annual Festival of Trees event is scheduled for Nov. 18 at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. The event raises funds for youth and senior programs. Those wishing to donate holiday items for the silent auction, donate trees or wreaths or used Christmas trees in GREAT condition can call 505.662.8920. Clubs, organizations or businesses willing to collect and donate ornaments or request a pick up can call or text 505.695.9139 to find out more information. Courtesy photo
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Daily Postcard: Hiking On Pajarito Trail

on October 15, 2017 - 6:48am

Daily Postcard: Hiking Friday on Pajarito Trail, out of Rendija Canyon. Photo by Stephanie Nakhleh

LACDC Preparing For Halloweekend Oct. 27-28

on October 14, 2017 - 4:29pm

Halloweekend preparations are underway! LACDC Communications Director Ryn Herrmann, on the ladder, and MainStreet Event Coordinator KayLinda Crawford were busy Thursday morning preparing for Halloweekend, which is Oct. 27 and 28. Courtesy photo

MainStreet Event Coordinator KayLinda Crawford was busy Thursday morning preparing for Halloweekend, which is Oct. 27 and 28. Courtesy photo
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Scenes From Farmers Market Thursday

on October 14, 2017 - 6:21am
A local mail delivery man enjoys a break to buy fresh produce at the Farmers Market in downtown Los Alamos. Courtesy Photo
 
Beautiful produce at Thursday's Farmers Market. Courtesy photo
 
Local farmers display their goods. Courtesy photo
 
Matt Romero, left, gives service with a smile. Courtesy photo
 
This pair sells roasted chile. Courtesy photo

Longest Yard Sale In New Mexico To Draw Bargain Shoppers And Leaf Peepers Oct. 21-22

on October 14, 2017 - 6:13am
 
JMTS News:
 
JEMEZ SPRINGS — The Jemez Mountain Trail Sale will draw more than 150 vendors and leaf peepers to the Jemez Valley 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Oct. 21-22 to sell and buy new and used items and enjoy priceless views of the changing fall colors along the Jemez Mountain Trail Scenic Byway (N.M. 4).
 
The 14th annual Jemez Mountain Trail Sale – the longest yard sale in New Mexico – begins at San Ysidro near the intersection of N.M. 550 and N.M. 4 and continues 12 miles past Jemez Springs to La Cueva. The sale covers more than 30 miles.
 
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