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It's Snowing Hooray!

on October 15, 2018 - 12:45pm

The statue at Mesa Public Library appears happy with today's snowfall! Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Hike Kitchen Mesa At Ghost Ranch Saturday

on October 15, 2018 - 12:40pm

Hike Kitchen Mesa Trail at Ghost Ranch with Bill Priedhorsky of the Los Alamos Mountaineers. Meet the group at 8 a.m., Saturday at the nature center to carpool to Ghost Ranch. Courtesy photo

 

PEEC News:

 

Hike Kitchen Mesa at Ghost Ranch this Saturday, Oct. 20 with Bill Priedhorsky of the Los Alamos Mountaineers.

 

The Pajarito Environmental Education Center is partnering with the Mountaineers to offer this outing. Kitchen Mesa is a beautiful gypsum-capped high point that stands above the headquarters of Ghost Ranch. Space is limited for this hike and registration is required.

 

BLM Begins San Pedro Thinning Project

on October 15, 2018 - 9:57am
San Pedro area hazardous fuels thinning begins around Oct. 17. Courtesy/BLM
BLM News:
 
TAOS – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will begin hazardous fuels thinning in the San Pedro area beginning around Oct. 17 and carry on until Nov. 30.
 
The thinning project is expected to take 2-6 weeks; however, the exact timing is subject to weather and ground conditions.
 
The San Pedro fuels reduction project is located on BLM lands on the south side of N.M. 344, approximately one mile east of the intersection of N.M. 14 and N.M.

Snow Blankets Cars In Los Alamos

on October 15, 2018 - 7:59am

Snow blankets cars this morning in the Chapel Apartments parking lot on Rose Street. Photo by Victoria Rygh

Snow Falling Across Los Alamos Area Until Noon

on October 15, 2018 - 7:38am

Snow is falling this morning in Los Alamos and the surrounding area including Aster Street in White Rock. The National Weather Service predicts snow will continue to fall until about noon today followed by a 40% chance of rain showers and a high near 38 and a low tonight around 29 with patchy freezing fog after midnight. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Daily Postcard: Evening Falls On Romero Cabin

on October 15, 2018 - 7:22am
Daily Postcard: Evening falls Friday on the Romero Cabin in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

LAPS Issues Information On Delayed Start, School Cancellation And Early Dismissal Due To Snow

on October 14, 2018 - 6:21pm

LAPS Superintendent Dr. Kurt Steinhaus

Greetings from the Superintendent's Desk:

This message contains information about delayed start, school cancellation, or early dismissal due to snow or ice for the Los Alamos Public Schools.

With today's winter storm warning, LAPS has tuned-up all snow removal equipment and we have a crew reporting early Monday morning.  

Announcements, usually by 5:30 a.m., will be sent via the media, district web page, LAPS School Messenger, and information lines.

  • Aspen Elementary 663-2277
  • Barranca Mesa Elementary 663-2732
  • Chamisa Elementary 663-2472
  • Mountain

NWS: Snow Likely To Follow Rain After Midnight

on October 14, 2018 - 5:45pm
Rain continues falling today across Los Alamos including late this afternoon along the Main Hill Road. The National Weather Service predicts a 90% chance of fairly steady rain turning to snow after midnight. The low tonight is expected to drop to around 31 degrees. The NWS also predicts a 60% chance of snow likely before noon Monday followed by rain showers and a high near 37. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

SFNF Hosts Glorieta Rock Art Tour Oct. 20

on October 14, 2018 - 4:55am
SFNF Site Stewards lead an exploration Oct.20 of two unusual horizontal rock art panels on Glorieta Mesa. Courtesy/SFNF
 
SFNF News:
 
SANTA FE  Join the Santa Fe National Forest Site Stewards to explore two unusual horizontal rock art panels on Glorieta Mesa.
 
The petroglyphs are unique in both design and location. Both panels are easily accessible, but the trip will require carpooling in high-clearance vehicles. Sunscreen, snacks, water and closed-toe shoes are recommended. The Glorieta Rock Tour is free and open to the public.
 
The tour begins at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct.

Daily Postcard: Morning Sun Breaks Through Clouds

on October 14, 2018 - 4:49am

Daily Postcard: Early morning sun breaks through the clouds above White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

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