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Daily Postcard: View Of Pajarito Ski Hill

on February 15, 2018 - 12:31am

Daily Postcard: View of Pajarito Ski Hill from Quemazon Trail. Photo by Chris Clark/

Reforming Code Enforcement Takes Step Forward

on February 14, 2018 - 7:17pm
Citizens in Action member Heather Ortega with her son, Isaac, provide their thoughts about the County code enforcement program during the regular County Council meeting Tuesday night. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ 
Residents gather in Council Chambers to share their thoughts on the code enforcement program. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/
Los Alamos Daily Post
Reforming the Los Alamos County code enforcement program took a step forward Tuesday night during the County Council meeting.
The Council voted 5-0 to direct staff to

Investment Seminar―'Retirement: Making Your Money Last' - Considerations For Retiring Employees

on February 14, 2018 - 7:09pm
Shelly Wiemann
The Los Alamos National Security contract renewal is quickly approaching and you may be considering when you should retire, and if you are financially ready to retire.
To assist long-term employees nearing retirement, Shelly Wiemann, Financial Advisor at Edward Jones, is holding a retirement planning seminar in a small-group setting. / She is offering the seminar, "Retirement: Making your Money Last", several times over the next few months on "A" and "B" Fridays.
First session is at 3 p.m. Friday, March 2. Additional sessions are April 13,

Los Alamos Community Foundation Hires Rachel Kizielewicz As Executive Director

on February 14, 2018 - 2:57pm
New LACF Executive Director Rachel Kizielewicz. Courtesy photo
Los Alamos Daily Post
When Rachel Kizielewicz looks at her new position as executive director of the Los Alamos Community Foundation (LACF), one of the things that excites her most is the foundation’s energy and enthusiasm for philanthropic work.
“I love that such a key part of the foundation’s mission is to help strengthen nonprofits in Los Alamos and I am looking looking forward to help the fundraising services to nonprofits and work with them across the board... and help

Helicopter Lands At Barranca Mesa Elementary School

on February 14, 2018 - 2:56pm

Los Alamos Fire Department EMS Division Chief Ben Stone supervises the landing of a Classic Air Medical helicopter this morning at Barranca Mesa Elementary School. The school hosted Classic Air as part of the 120th Day of School celebration in support of the Los Alamos Public Schools motto, ‘Show Up, It Matters’. Students heard from Los Alamos Police and Fire Department staff on the importance of showing up. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

Barranca Mesa Elementary School students watch as a Classic Air helicopter lands on their school field. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

LAFD Greets Students For ‘Show Up’ Campaign

on February 14, 2018 - 12:03pm

Members of the Los Alamos Fire Department greeted students arriving this morning at area schools including Aspen Elementary on Villa Street as part of the District's ‘Show Up, It Matters’ campaign. Statistics show how important it is for students to be in class every day. Photo by Chris Clark/

Aspen Elementary School. Photo by Chris Clark/

Canceled: Lady Luck Runs Out On ‘Guys And Dolls’

on February 14, 2018 - 11:55am

LALO News:

The remodeling of the Duane Smith Auditorium will not be complete in time for the opening of Los Alamos Light Opera’s production of “Guys and Dolls” scheduled for Friday, Feb. 23.

“In keeping with the gambling theme of ‘Guys and Dolls’, LA Light Opera continued to create sets, costume the cast, and rehearse the orchestra, hoping the auditorium would be open in time, as the “beep-beep” of construction hoists continued in the background … but luck ran out on the guys and the dolls,” said Laurie Tomlinson, LALO president and “Guys and Dolls” director.

Los Alamos Light Opera is