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Municipal Court Judge Alan Kirk Files For Reelection

on March 13, 2018 - 12:22pm

Los Alamos County Municipal Court Judge Alan Kirk, a Republican, files this morning for reelection to a 6th term. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Chris Luchini Files For Los Alamos County Sheriff

on March 13, 2018 - 12:15pm

Libertarian Chris Luchini files this morning for Los Alamos County Sheriff. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Elizabeth K. Allen Files For Municipal Court Judge

on March 13, 2018 - 12:08pm

Democrat Elizabeth K. Allen files this morning for Los Alamos County Municipal Court Judge. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

LAPS Hosts Community Forum On School Safety

on March 13, 2018 - 11:30am

LAHS students. Courtesy/LAPS

LAPS News:

The community is invited to a student-led community forum 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 20 at the Los Alamos High School Speech Theater.

The purpose of this meeting is to give students the chance to be heard and for the community to be involved in the discussion about school safety.

All interested students, parents and community members are invited to join the round table discussions to engage in dialogue about what the district is currently doing and what can be done moving forward to make a difference in the safety of the Los Alamos Public Schools

National Wild Horse And Burro Advisory Board Meets In Salt Lake City, Utah

on March 13, 2018 - 11:24am
BLM News:
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah The Bureau of Land Management’s National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board will meet March 27-28 in Salt Lake City, Utah, to discuss the pressing challenge of wild horse and burro management on public lands and the impacts a growing overpopulation is having on the environment. 
The meeting will be live-streamed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mountain Time on Tuesday and 8 a.m. to Noon Mountain Time Wednesday at http://www.blm.go v/live.
“Healthy wild horses and burros are an important part of our public lands, but without effective management,

Randall Ryti Files For Los Alamos County Council

on March 13, 2018 - 11:21am

Democrat Randall Ryti files this morning for a seat on the Los Alamos County Council. I have filed as a county council candidate because I know the many opportunities that Los Alamos has to offer ... I want to help direct this community's future ...,’ Ryti said in a statement. Read more about Ryti later this week in the Los Alamos Daily Post Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Jemez Ranger District Cebollita Prescribed Burns

on March 13, 2018 - 11:12am
SFNF News:
SANTA FE  To take advantage of favorable conditions, to include fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts, fire managers on the Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) expect to conduct a broadcast prescribed burn sometime in March and/or April. 
Due to recent moisture, the potential prescribed burn start is currently delayed to the latter part of March. The prescribed burn in the Cebollita area is to reduce the risk of high-severity wildfire and is not anticipated to continue past April 30. 
Up to 1,900 acres of hazardous fuels could

Magistrate Judge Pat Casados Files For Reelection

on March 13, 2018 - 11:02am

Los Alamos Magistrate Judge Pat Casados, a Democrat, files this morning in the County Clerk's Office for for reelection. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Heinrich Calls For Stronger Investment In Student Health And Safety

on March 13, 2018 - 10:53am
U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich
WASHINGTON, D.C.  In the face of the opioid epidemic that is ravaging communities and gun violence that is endangering the health and wellbeing of America’s youth, U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) is calling for stronger federal investments that enhance student health and safety.
Across the country and in New Mexico, schools are increasingly at the forefront in the response to these crises.
In a letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee leadership, Heinrich joined over two-dozen Senators in requesting the highest possible

FBI: Man In Green T-Shirt Robs Albuquerque Credit Union, Flees In Silver Nissan

on March 13, 2018 - 10:52am
FBI News:
A man wearing a long-sleeve green T-shirt and blue jeans robbed a northeast Albuquerque credit union on Friday afternoon, March 9, 2018, and fled in a silver Nissan sedan.
The suspect was described as a white male about 40-50 years old, approximately 5'8” tall, with dark hair. He wore eyeglasses with dark metal frames, a long-sleeve green T-shirt, and blue jeans.
The suspect entered Nusenda Credit Union, 7517 Montgomery Boulevard, NE, and at approximately 2:27 p.m. presented a demand note to a teller.
The teller handed over an undisclosed amount of money to the

James Whitehead Files For County Sheriff

on March 13, 2018 - 10:50am

Republican James Whitehead files this morning for the Office of Los Alamos County Sheriff. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Tim Morrison Files For Los Alamos County Council

on March 13, 2018 - 10:44am

Democrat Tim Morrison files this morning for a seat on the Los Alamos County Council. Morrison is general manager of the Los Alamos Co+op Market. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Kenneth Van Etten Memorial March 30

on March 13, 2018 - 10:34am
KENNETH J. VAN ETTEN March 15, 1946 – Dec. 24, 2017
Come and celebrate the life of Kenneth Van Etten at 6 p.m., Friday, March 30, 2018 at Hilton Garden Inn 171 Rio Rancho Blvd, Rio Rancho, NM, in Sandia II Event Room.
Appetizers and refreshments will be served.

Joseph Granville Files For Los Alamos County Sheriff

on March 13, 2018 - 10:27am

Democrat Joseph Granville files this morning for the position of Los Alamos County Sheriff. ‘After the 2016 election, I felt frustrated and felt as though there were too many things out of my control and I didn’t want to bring that negativity home … so I decided to try to do something about it. Read more about Granville later this week in the Los Alamos Daily Post. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Quentin Dimick First Candidate To File Today

on March 13, 2018 - 10:12am

Democrat Quentin David Dimick, 19, files this morning for a seat on the Los Alamos County Council. ‘I think it’s time for young people in this town to get involved,’ Dimick told the Los Alamos Daily Post this morning as the main reason he decided to run for office. Read more about Dimick later this week in the Los Alamos Daily Post. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Los Alamos County Candidate Filing Day Underway!

on March 13, 2018 - 10:08am

Candidates are arriving this morning at the Los Alamos County Clerk's Office to pay the $50 fee and file for their respective offices. Anyone interested in running for an elective office must file by 5 p.m. today to have their name placed on the ballot for the upcoming election. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Standing ready to assist candidates with their filing process as they arrive in the Los Alamos County Clerk's Office, from left, Chief Deputy Clerk Adrianna Ortiz, County Clerk Naomi Maestas and Senior Clerk Francella Montoya. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Los Alamos Students Deliver Stellar Performance At State Speech And Debate State Tournament

on March 13, 2018 - 7:37am

Los Alamos Hilltalkers and Hawktalkers Speech and Debate Teams shine at the State Speech and Debate Tournament. Courtesy/LAPS

LAPS News:

The Los Alamos Hilltalkers and Hawktalkers Speech and Debate Teams earned top marks at the State Speech and Debate Tournament that was held at V Sue Cleveland High School in Rio Rancho.

Twenty seven schools competed from New Mexico, and although the competition was tough this year, both the high school and middle school Speech and Debate teams came out on top.

Hilltalkers Coach Margo Batha credited the team’s outstanding results to not only each

Reyna Lucero Pitches No Hitter Against Sartans

on March 13, 2018 - 7:36am

Reyna Lucero opened the 2018 softball home season by pitching a no hitter against the St. Pius Sartans Saturday at Overlook Park in White Rock. This was the first game of a double hitter against the Sartans winning by a score of 6-0. The second game was won by the Toppers 16-1. Photo by John McHale/

Lauren Harris slides in under the tag for the second score in the first inning. Photo by John McHale/

Katie Weimer smacks a double in the first inning. Photo by John McHale/

Lauren Harris catches a pop fly for the first out in the second inning.

American Legion Serves St. Patrick's Day Dinner

on March 13, 2018 - 7:35am

This Week At Pajarito

on March 13, 2018 - 7:34am

Pajarito Mountain has Mushroom, Zero Road East, and the Beginner’s area open. The Magic Carpet and the Beginner Lift are open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for daily operations.

Lift ticket prices are $24 for all ages.

For the snow report and ticket information, click here.
Upcoming Events: (click here for our calendar):
The 70th Annual Skiesta is March 17 at Pajarito. Skiesta is a long-standing tradition at Pajarito Mountain. The very first Skiesta was held in 1948 and featured music, costumes and a 50 cent hot dog lunch.

Teatro Paraguas Presents Three Folktales

on March 13, 2018 - 7:32am
Teatro Paraguas News:
Teatro Paraguas will present a bill of three short bilingual cuentos (folktales) April 13-15 at all three Santa Fe Public Libraries. Admission is free.
This family-friendly event features a cast of 13 actors ranging in age from 3 to 66, under the direction of JoJo Sena de Tarnoff.
The three cuentos are entitled El Diablo de Polvo (The Dust Devil), Se Venden Cenizas (Ashes For Sale), and La Nina que riega la albahaca y el Príncipe Preguntón (The Girl Who Waters The Basil and The Inquisitive Prince).
El Diablo de Polvo is adapted from a story by Angel

Sons Of American Legion Hosts Breakfast Sunday

on March 13, 2018 - 7:31am

Sons of the American Legion will host a breakfast Sunday. Courtesy image


Sons of American Legion Squadron 90 will host a breakfast 8 a.m. to noon Sunday in the restaurant in the American Legion Post 90 at 1325 Trinity Dr.

The breakfast is held every third Sunday and proceeds benefit American Legion charities. 

LWV Lunch With A Leader Features Robert Gibson

on March 13, 2018 - 7:30am
Robert Gibson
LWV News:
This month’s League of Women Voters’ Lunch with a Leader is at 11:45 a.m., March 20 at Mesa Public Library and features Robert Gibson. 
Gibson will briefly recap the most recent legislative session, but will focus on what he has learned about the legislative process beyond Civics 101 in an innovative manner as you might surmise from the title: Making Sausage: Observations of a Fly on the Wall at the Merry Roundhouse.
Gibson has served on the Los Alamos County Council, Board of Public Utilities, Transportation Board, the first Charter Review Committee,

LAFD Hosts Arson Investigators Conference

on March 13, 2018 - 7:30am

International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI) officials at their conference in Los Alamos Feb. 28- March 2, from right, Los Alamos Fire Department Senior Life & Safety Coordinator Stephen Rinaldi, IAAI Director Jim Kanavy and New Mexico IAAI President Clay Bailey. Rinaldi is also a board member of the New Mexico Chapter. Courtesy photo

IAAI conference members view the results of an explosion inside a small structure for demonstration purposes during IAAI conference activities at Los Alamos National Laboratory's TA-49 area. Courtesy photo


Los Alamos Fire Department

Encourage Artistry In People!

on March 13, 2018 - 7:20am
Executive Director
Los Alamos Arts Council
You may not be aware, but … artists struggle every day with societal attitudes that, instead of encouraging us to continue to be expressive, often make us feel useless and insecure.
Though artists are dedicated to providing reflection on our present and our past, with musings about the future, we often feel unsupported and taken-aback when queried; “Are you a local artist, or a professional?”, “An artist must suffer to be any good, right?” and “Why are you an artist when you have such talent for math?”
Think about