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Earth Day Festival At Los Alamos Nature Center April 27

on April 20, 2019 - 10:29am

Fun and entertainment for all ages will be available at PEEC’s Earth Day Festival 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 27 at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Courtesy/PEEC

Scene from previous PEEC Earth Day Festival at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

The Pajarito Environmental Education Center’s (PEEC’s) signature event, the annual Earth Day Festival, is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27 at the Los Alamos Nature Center at 2600 Canyon Road.

The festivities include delicious food, the debut of the new Passport to the Pajarito Plateau, fun activities and exciting entertainment.

On The Job In Los Alamos: Zach Parliman At Smith's

on April 20, 2019 - 10:17am

On the job in Los Alamos is Zach Parliman at Smith's Marketplace where he has worked for four years. Photo by Jenn Bartram/

Santa Fe National Forest Issues Safety Reminders For Easter Weekend Visitors

on April 20, 2019 - 10:10am

The Santa Fe National Forest issues safety reminders for Easter weekend. Courtesy/SFNF

SFNF News:

SANTA FE – Warmer temperatures and a holiday weekend are expected to draw visitors to trails, campgrounds and other popular sites on the Santa Fe National Forest this weekend. If you decide to celebrate Easter or Passover in the great outdoors ... make safety your top priority.

While this winter brought above-average moisture and snowpack to much of the SFNF, Northern New Mexico is entering the 2019 fire season. Unattended campfires are the leading human cause of wildfire.

Easter Schedule For Museums And Historic Sites

on April 20, 2019 - 9:41am
Jemez Historic Site, San Jose Mission Church. Photo by Richard Hasbrouck/Courtesy/NM Dept. of Cultural Affairs
SANTA FE  The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs announces that Jemez historic sites and four museums will be open Easter Sunday, while other properties will be closed.
The Los Luceros Historic Site will host an Easter egg hunt today, April 20.
Saturday of Easter weekend, Los Luceros Historic site is open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Families are invited to bring their own picnic to enjoy on the grounds.

Robinson: A Glimpse Behind The Fence...

on April 20, 2019 - 9:36am
Los Alamos County Councilor
If Robert Oppenheimer suddenly appeared at your home or college campus and asked you to go work on a project that he could not tell you about in a place that he could not elaborate, would you?
Recently, that question was asked of myself, Councilor Sara Scott, Councilor Randall Ryti and other fellow tourist as we had the wonderful opportunity to peek into some of the wonderful attractions that are part of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park, or MPNHP for short.
Our tour began at the Bradbury Science Museum.

Rotary Members Participate In Holi Festival

on April 20, 2019 - 9:31am

Rotarians Laura Gonzales, Jessie Conrad and Jim Nesmith celebrate Holi Day, a communal celebration of colors, during Sunday festivities at Fuller Lodge. The event was sponsored by Sirphey owner Prashant Jain. Members of the Rotary Club of Los Alamos were on hand to tell participants about Rotary International's impressive success in eradicating polio worldwide with small exceptions in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Nigeria where war and distrust of Western medicine limit vaccination programs. Polio is a contagious virus that causes muscle wasting and paralysis. It is easily preventable. In the

WWll Vet Loring Cox 100th Birthday Party April 25

on April 20, 2019 - 8:43am

The community is invited to attend the 100th birthday celebration honoring WWII Veteran Lorin Cox at 5 p.m. April 25, at the American Legion Post 90, 1325 Trinity Dr. Courtesy/American Legion