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Los Alamos Ski Club Hosts 75th Anniversary Celebration Weekend: Oct. 26-28

on October 16, 2018 - 5:22pm

Los Alamos Ski Club News:

In 1943 a group of Manhattan Project scientists began the Los Alamos Ski Club, the mission was to bring together others that were interested in skiing as a recreational sport.

Later they expanded the Club and interest in skiing by working together to put in a rope tow to create a local ski area at Sawyers Hill. By the 50s the Club moved the ski area to Pajarito Mountain and continued its tradition of utilizing volunteers to bring an incredible skiing experience to the Los Alamos community.

After 75 years, the Los Alamos Ski Club continues to bring the ski community

Microseal Project In White Rock Begins Oct. 23

on October 16, 2018 - 5:02pm

COUNTY News:

Crews from IPR, Limited will begin a microseal project Monday, Oct. 23 on Rover Boulevard/Meadow Lane Loop between the Grand Canyon Drive/Rover intersection and the Grand Canyon Drive/Meadow Lane intersection.

Crews will be working 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily. All work should be completed by Oct. 28, weather permitting.

During the application, one lane will be closed allowing for one-way traffic via a flagging operation. It is expected that the coating will cure enough to cross within 25-30 minutes and can accept full traffic 1-2 hours after the application is completed.

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Workshop At UNM-LA: Developing Healthy Manhood

on October 16, 2018 - 11:24am

UNM-LA News:

As part of the grant received by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice, UNM-Los Alamos (UNM-LA), in collaboration with TEWA Women United, invites the community to a workshop that explores how men and boys can cultivate respectful masculinity and define their position on opposing sexual violence against women and girls.

The workshop, titled “Healthy Manhood: Men and Boys’ Role in Building Beloved Community,” is 1:30-3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5 in Building 2, Room 230 on the UNM-LA campus, 4000 University Dr. Refreshments will be served.

The presenter,

Home Country: Clean Your Boots

on October 16, 2018 - 8:08am
Home Country
By SLIM RANDLES
 
Our resident cowboy, Steve, brought us the shocking news: cowpuncher Three-Chord Cortez, that bunkhouse balladeer, plans to study opera, in hopes an aria or three will make him even more attractive to girls during a serenade.
 
Apparently, singing La Donna Mobile might be more effective than “You don’t know whatlonesome is ‘til you start herding co-o-o-ows” … especially if she doesn’t speak European.
 
I thought I’d jot down a few opera-watching truths for ol’ T.C. just to help him out.
 
1. Take off your hat. You can keep jujubes in it if you want.
 

Free Film Sponsored By Los Alamos Chapter Of Hadassah: Challah Rising In The Desert

on October 15, 2018 - 8:55am

Challah Rising in the Desert film poster. Courtesy/Hadassah

HADASSAH News:

Challah Rising in the Desert: The Jews of New Mexico celebrates the history and people of New Mexico’s unique Jewish community. A special screening of this feature documentary will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, at Reel Deal Theater. 

The screening is sponsored by the Los Alamos Chapter of Hadassah. The movie is free to attend, but donations for medical research at Hadassah Hospital in Israel are welcome. Refreshments will be served after the film.

In the new feature documentary, braided Challah bread

Letter To The Editor: Support Regional Transit GRT Reauthorization

on October 14, 2018 - 6:30pm
By PETE SHEEHEY
Los Alamos County Councilor

The citizens of four counties, including Los Alamos, voted in 2008 to authorize a 1/8 percen Gross Receipts Tax (GRT) increment to support regional mass transit. Although no ending date was voted upon, these counties imposed a Jan. 1, 2024 sunset date.

On this November’s ballot, we are asked to reauthorize the tax by removing the sunset date. I strongly support a yes vote to continue the high value transit services that it provides. For people here who don’t have a car or the ability to drive, good transit service is a lifeline.

All tax

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
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