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Bandelier is Your Backyard!

on February 9, 2013 - 7:36am

The overall winner in the 2012 GBBC photo contest features this Cedar Waxwing. Photo by Ben Thomas, Georgia

BANDELIER News:

Come visit Bandelier for the 16 annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC), Feb. 15-18.

After 15 years of success in North America, GBBC is now global. In 2013, anyone, from anywhere on earth, can participate by visiting www.ebird.com or www.birdcount.org and reporting the kinds and numbers of birds they see during the annual count.

During the 2012 count, participants reported 17.4 million bird observations on 104,000 checklists.

Friday Night 'Meetup' Draws Record Crowd

on February 9, 2013 - 7:35am

Tables had to be added at the Dixie Girl Friday night as more and more people arrived for the 'Meetup' during Happy Hour. Everyone is invited to this Chamber sponsored event held at 5 p.m. each Friday at the Dixie Girl. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Chamber Members Network at FAN 44

on February 9, 2013 - 7:28am

Chamber of Commerce members met at restaurants around Los Alamos Friday, Feb. 8 for the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce FAN 44 networking event. FAN 44 stands for Food and Networking for four, and is based upon a rotation of interested Chamber members who meet every other Friday for lunch at one of 16 local restaurants. Meeting at Hill Diner Friday were from left, Katie Stavert of Los Alamos Business Services; Linda Hull, president of the Rotary Club of Los Alamos; Tom Nagawiecki, Los Alamos County environmental services specialist and Dr. Seva SSS Khalsa of Kalsa Acupuncture.

‘Empty Bowl Project’ Uses Art to Help Needy

on February 9, 2013 - 7:19am

Empty Bowls Project Chair Gillian Sutton discusses the annual event during Wednesday's FAN Club at the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Empty bowls on display along with Flowers By Gillian during Wednesday's FAN Club. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Business people turned out for Wednesday's FAN Club at the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce for the Empty Bowl Project. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

KSRN's David Sutton, Michaele Sutton and Gene Mortensen attend Wednesday's FAN Club. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

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Swing Your Sweetheart at the Posse Shack

on February 9, 2013 - 7:02am

Down Home Fun with Author Slim Randles Feb. 28

on February 9, 2013 - 6:58am
Author Slim Randles. Courtesy photo

LIBRARY News:

Join longtime New Mexico resident Slim Randles at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28 at Mesa Public Library for an evening of wild, funny and homespun stories both from his work as a newspaperman and those from his days actually in the wild.

Randles will talk about his current syndicated column, which runs in more than 100 newspapers nationwide and his new book Home Country, a compilation of the best of his wit and wisdom from his column of the same title.

So just where is Home Country? It is here, in our hearts.

Karen Wray Fine Art Gallery & Studio Offers Valentine's Day Gifts

on February 9, 2013 - 6:54am

KWFA News:
Visit Karen Wray Fine Art Gallery & Studio for unique gifts for Valentine's Day or a late Groundhog's Day.
 
Several new artists have joined the gallery and the artists have brought in many new pieces just in time for Valentine's Day:
  • Hummingbird and goldfinch paintings;
  • A sumptuous floral still life by Sheridan Brown;
  • Unbelievable charcoal, graphite and scratchboard artwork by Heather Ward;
  • A beautiful photo by TK Thompson of flamenco dancers;
  • Karen Wray's original and reproductions of florals and landscapes;
  • Kathleen Veenstra's atmospheric landscapes and pottery;
  • Kathy Hjeresen's

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