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Tripwire Incident In La Senda Resolved

on June 17, 2019 - 8:13am
White Rock

Friends and neighbors, this episode is closed - finished. It was a “one-and-done”.

The young person responsible for this now “non-event” has come forward and apologized for the indiscretion.

The neighborhood can now relax a bit.

The better good in it is that he will go on to become a better man.


Museum Of Space History Partners With KRWG For Free Film Preview: Chasing The Moon

on June 17, 2019 - 7:50am
Courtesy photo
ALAMOGORDO The New Mexico Museum of Space History and KRWG TV will present a free screening of the new PBS documentary Chasing the Moon at 6 p.m. Friday, June 21, in the New Horizons Dome Theater.
Prior to the screening, Museum of Space History Executive Director Chris Orwoll will do a presentation on the Apollo 11 program in the theater. Limited seating is available and the public is encouraged to arrive a few minutes early.
“Partnering with the museum seemed like the perfect thing to do for this preview,” said Edmundo Resendez, Director of

PMI 2019 Professional Development Day June 21

on June 17, 2019 - 7:33am

PMI News:

PMI Otowi Bridge Chapter and PMI Rio Grande Chapter are presenting a joint Professional Development Day.

This event 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, June 21, at Santa Fe Community College.

The costs is $75 for all Otowi Bridge and Rio Grande chapter members anytime before June 19.

5.5 PDUs will be available to attendees.

Register here.

Read The Latest Letters To The Editor: Click ‘Opinion’

on June 17, 2019 - 7:17am

LADP News:

Click on the “Opinion” button on the menu bar at the top of this page, or this link, to access the latest Letter to the Editor and Column submissions published in the Los Alamos Daily Post.

All past letters and columns are archived in that location as well.

Letters and columns also are posted on the Los Alamos Daily Post Facebook page.

NWS: Today’s High Near 76; Tonight’s Low Around 50

on June 17, 2019 - 7:06am
The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 76 with a 50 percent chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9 a.m. and tonight’s low around 50. Courtesy/NWS

Daily Postcard: Stormy Sky Sunday Over Aster Street

on June 17, 2019 - 6:52am

Daily Postcard: A stormy sky is spotted Sunday over Aster Street in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Scenes From Local Young Life Organization

on June 16, 2019 - 10:49am

The local Young Life organization has a goal to introduce adolescents to Jesus and help them grow in their faith. This is done by building bridges of friendship and earning the right to be heard, sharing life and faith and allowing teens the opportunity to make an informed decision about who Jesus is. The programs are custom made for kids throughout their adolescent years. Young Life is the name of the organization and also the term used for the program with high school students. The program for middle school students is called WyldLife.

Introducing The Christian Church Of Los Alamos

on June 16, 2019 - 10:16am

From left, Sr. Pastor Doug Partin, Secretary Gretchen Kierstead and Associate Pastor/Youth Pastor Steve Bublitz at the Christian Church at 92 East Road. Photo by Jenn Bartram/

Members of the Christian Church preparing for last week's annual Pet Palooza Festival. Photo by Jenn Bartram/
By Sr. Pastor Doug Partin
Christian Church of Los Alamos

You are invited to a place where everyone is welcome, and we look forward to meeting you.

On your visit, you can expect to find people who love the Lord, but people who are not perfect.

Scenes From Secret City Summer Concert Featuring Shamarr Allen And The Underdawgs Friday Evening

on June 16, 2019 - 9:07am

Musician Shamarr Allen greets the Secret City Summer Concert crowd gathered Friday evening at the Ashley Pond Park Pavilion. Allen is the definition of New Orleans, according to a press release, and has influences in jazz, hip-hop, rock, funk rhythms, blues and country. In addition to performing with his band, The Underdawgs, Allen has collaborated with many renowned artists around the world such as Willie Nelson, Patti LaBelle, Galactic, Harry Connick Jr, and Lenny Kravitz. Allen and The Underdawgs are sought-after artists for festivals and venues around the world.

Opting-In To Local Election Act Will Save Money

on June 16, 2019 - 8:33am
New Mexico Elections Director
Office of the Secretary of State
There are some big changes coming to the way New Mexicans vote, and because of these changes, some real costs savings are available for municipalities throughout our state.
The upcoming changes are the result of 2018’s Local Election Act, a legislative overhaul of the way non-partisan local elections are run throughout the state (such as for municipal officers, school boards, and other governmental bodies with taxing authority).
Previously in New Mexico there were multiple non-partisan local elections

Goat Fence Installed At Lemonade Living Lot

on June 16, 2019 - 8:09am

Thanks to a donation from 100+ Women Who Care to purchase fencing materials, Lemonade Living volunteers spent Sunday installing goat fencing on one of the nonprofit organization’s lots at the North Mesa Stables. Raising goats and making goat products are part of a ‘Farm to Kitchen’ project aimed at providing occupational and vocational training as well as employment opportunities for local young adults with special needs. To learn more about Lemonade Living, visit

Goats are secure in their newly fenced in area at the North Mesa Stables. Courtesy/Lemonade Living

Senate And Congressional Western Caucus Members Commend Forest Service For Taking Action To Modernize Bureaucratic NEPA Process

on June 16, 2019 - 8:04am
Chairman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S., Congressional Western Caucus
Congressional Western Caucus News:
WASHINGTON, D.C. Thursday, Members of the Senate and Congressional Western Caucus released statements praising action by the U.S. Forest Service to revise the National Environmental Policy Act:
Congressional Western Caucus Chairman Paul Gosar (AZ-04): "Originally intended as a tool for environmental protection, NEPA has been hijacked by serial litigants and wielded as a means of obstruction. The current NEPA processes is costly, burdensome and uncertain.

Pocket Books Of World War II Popular And Important

on June 16, 2019 - 7:50am

The Armed Services Editions or ASEs were important to the soldiers during World War II and authors considered it an honor to have their books selected  for the ASEs. Courtesy/LAHS

Los Alamos Historical Society

The small, paperback volumes of fiction and nonfiction that were distributed to troops during World War II are little known today, but to the men and women who fought that war, they were tremendously popular and important.

The Armed Services Editions or ASEs are sometimes referred to as “the books that went to war,” but there were at least two other publishing

Fr. Glenn: Father’s Day

on June 16, 2019 - 7:47am

By Fr. Glenn Jones

A very happy and joy-filled and blessed Father’s Day to all you dads out there! (Is it “Fathers”,  “Father’s”, or “Fathers’”? Ah well … no matter.) What an honor you have to be entrusted with the care and teaching of God’s precious little ones—your children … those little images of God as we all are, but they with that innocence that we adults have most often lost but are called by Christ to emulate: “Whoever humbles himself like this child, he is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. Whoever receives one such child in my name receives me…” (Matthew 18:4-5) 

To emulate

On The Job In Los Alamos: Drive-By Watering Ops

on June 16, 2019 - 7:37am

On the job in Los Alamos are Los Alamos Landscaping & More crewmembers conducting a drive-by watering operation Friday afternoon on the hanging baskets that line Central Avenue. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Udall Leads Indian Affairs Committee Introducing Law On Policing, Public Safety In Native Communities

on June 16, 2019 - 7:29am
U.S. Sen. Tom Udall of New Mexico
WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.), vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, Jon Tester (D-Mont.), Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.), Martha McSally (R-Ariz.), and Tina Smith (D-Minn.), all members of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, Thursday introduced the Bridging Agency Data Gaps & Ensuring Safety (BADGES) for Native Communities Act.
This bipartisan bill addresses critical public safety needs in Indian Country by addressing federal inefficiencies that hurt

More Scenes From Farmers Market Thursday

on June 16, 2019 - 7:22am

Fresh vegetables were in big supply at the Los Alamos Farmers Market Thursday in the parking lot at Mesa Public Library. Los Alamos Farmers Market is open 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., every Thursday and is a Los Alamos MainStreet program, which is part of the Los Alamos Commerce and Development Corporation. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/

Native posole. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/

Pinto beans. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/

Soaps and lotions. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/

Peas and onions. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/


Los Alamos Residents Best Budgeters In New Mexico

on June 16, 2019 - 7:11am
In a recent study, SmartAsset set out to find the places where Americans are the best at balancing their budgets.
We examined consumer expenses, wealth, bankruptcies and incomes to determine which places ranked highest, and according to our study, Los Alamos County has some of the best budgeters in New Mexico.
For a more detailed look at the top counties in New Mexico, check the table below:

The full study results, methodology, and interactive map can be found here:

NWS: Today’s High Near 77; Tonight’s Low Around 54

on June 16, 2019 - 6:59am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 77 with a 50 percent chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly afternoon and tonight’s low around 54. Courtesy/NWS

Daily Postcard: Doe Swims Across Animas River

on June 16, 2019 - 6:59am

Daily Postcard: This mule deer doe was spotted swimming across the Animas River in May in Farmington by a couple from England visiting friends in Los Alamos. They made a short trip to Farmington to see the sights and spotted the doe in the river. The current was strong, but the doe made it across just fine and was only swept downstream a short distance. Photo by Heather Toomer

No Glass Ceiling Here ... eWomenNetwork To Promote Los Alamos And Santa Fe Businesswomen

on June 15, 2019 - 8:43pm

eWomenNetwork News:
  • New women’s business networking group declares: “The sky’s the limit” for women-owned businesses in Northern New Mexico.

New Managing Director Michelle Harkey-Wilde of Los Alamos has been appointed to lead the Santa Fe Chapter of eWomenNetwork to assist area women in building business relationships and finding new ways to turn networking interactions into new clients and increased sales transactions.

“According to the Small Business Association, women are starting businesses at three times the rate of men in Northern New Mexico and account for more than two-thirds of

Hill Stompers Light Up Ashley Pond Park Friday Evening

on June 15, 2019 - 1:35pm
Hill Stompers in the house! The band makes its way to the stage Friday evening at Ashley Pond Park Pavilion. The band was one of the opening acts for the Secret City Summer Concert sponsored by Los Alamos Pride. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
On the downlow. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Cuddling up. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Clap your hands! Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
A gaggle of girls plus one guy dance to the Hill Stompers. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
In a ring. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/

SFCC: Chaine des Rotisseurs Dinner June 20

on June 15, 2019 - 1:31pm
SFCC News:
Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Santa Fe Chapter presents a fundraising dinner benefiting Cooking with Kids and SFCC Culinary Arts students at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 20 at Santa Fe Community College, Jemez Rooms, 6401 Richards Ave. in Santa Fe.
All chefs are inducted members of the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs:
  • Jerry Dakan, SFCC Lead Chef-Instructor
  • Peter O’Brien, Inn of the Anasazi
  • Charles Dale, Dalicious Concepts LLC
  • Fernando Olea, Sazón
  • Evan Doughty, Santa Fe Brewing Co.
  • Kyle Pacheco, Santa Fe School of Cooking
  • Jen Doughty, Jimmy D’s
  • Cristian Pontiggia, Sassella
  • David Flores, Lucky Goat

Everything’s Coming Up Rainbows At Pride Celebration

on June 15, 2019 - 1:28pm
Pride SWAG shows Los Alamos Pride and helps fund the second annual celebration Friday at Central Park Square. Bonnie J. Gordon/
Pride banner at the celebration. Bonnie J. Gordon/
Gillian Sutton of Flowers by Gillion sells Rainbow Roses at the event. Bonnie J. Gordon/
Unicorn for a day at Los Alamos Pride Celebration. Bonnie J. Gordon/
Show your colors! Bonnie J. Gordon/
Pride decorations. Bonnie J. Gordon/
ICYC, the sexual health textline for teens answers questions at the Pride

Scenes From Mapmaker At Fuller Lodge Art Center

on June 15, 2019 - 12:33pm
A guest checks out the art at the opening reception for 'MapMaker' Friday at at Fuller Lodge Art Center. This new exhibit focused on maps, direction and the perception of the world. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
The bluegrass band Quatro provided music at the opening reception of 'Mapmaker' Friday at Fuller Lodge Art Center. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Master cartographer Andi Kron's map of the Trinity site detailing the mystery of 'Hot Canyon'. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Visitors to the opening of 'Mapmaker' discuss the exhibit Friday at