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White Rock Presbyterian Church Hosts Blue Christmas

on December 17, 2018 - 6:43pm
White Rock Presbyterian Church hosts a Blue Christmas event at the church at 310 Rover Blvd. in White Rock. Courtesy photo
While the Christmas season is generally one filled with joyful celebration shared with family and friends, for some, their families, neighbors or friends that joyfulness is tempered, or even overcome, by recent loss; by grief, separation, sadness, or by loneliness– all good and genuine emotions that make celebration difficult or impossible in this season.
If people are perhaps seeking a brief respite from the sometimes - unrelenting

Street Lights Off For Farolito Viewing At These Locations

on December 17, 2018 - 4:43pm


The Los Alamos County Traffic & Streets Division will be turning off the power to various streetlights to enhance the viewing of holiday farolitos.

The streetlights will be turned off Monday, Dec. 24 and will be restored on Wednesday, Dec. 26

For safety purposes, the Traffic & Streets Division requests that all vehicles and trailers be moved to off street parking during the full period that lights will be off. If this is not possible, it is recommended that the vehicles and trailers be silhouetted by farolitos.

Due to the limited sight visibility during the viewing, drivers

Los Alamos Creative District Expands To Include Los Alamos Nature Center And Reel Deal Theater

on December 17, 2018 - 11:20am

Creative District News:


The Los Alamos Creative District announced today that the New Mexico Arts Commission recently approved its request to expand the district to include the Los Alamos Nature Center and Reel Deal Theater.


Both sites, which will now be considered Arts & Cultural Institutions of the Los Alamos Creative District, are within walking distance of the district and add significant cultural contributions to the area.


“I am delighted with the expansion of the Creative District and for future planning and projects for both Reel Deal Theater and the Nature Center,” said

Economic Dev. Remains LANL Focus Under Triad

on December 17, 2018 - 10:02am

Robert Naranjo unloads root stock for a Northern New Mexico wine growers association, a project that was helped by LANL’s community commitment. Courtesy/FNM
Finance New Mexico

New leadership at Los Alamos National Laboratory hopes to increase business development and educational programs for small businesses, while relying even more on New Mexico companies to fulfill contracts.

On the heels of LANL’s 75th anniversary in the summer of 2018, Triad National Security LLC has taken the helm as the new managing contractor for the research facility in Northern New Mexico.

On The Job In Los Alamos: At UPEX

on December 17, 2018 - 7:58am

On the job in Los Alamos is Shipping Clerk Neivi Delgado Saturday afternoon at UPEX at 108 Central Park Square. Delgado is in her first year with the company that is big enough to do the job yet small enough to care. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

County Board Of Public Utilities Meets Wednesday

on December 17, 2018 - 7:57am

Celebrate Christmas Eve At Ashley Pond

on December 17, 2018 - 7:48am


It looks a lot like Christmas in Los Alamos! Trees and lights are up around the city, and downtown Los Alamos is looking more festive than ever!

The entire community is invited to come to Ashley Pond on Christmas Eve for a very festive time of music, cheer, and message the whole family will love.

“Christmas In Los Alamos” will start at 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 24 and last about 45 minutes. Hosted by Freedom Church Los Alamos, the candlelight service will include free gifts for everyone in attendance, traditional Christmas music, photo stations, cookies and hot chocolate.