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Daily Postcard: Spider Clings To Blossom

on April 20, 2018 - 6:38am

Daily Postcard: A spider is spotted clinging to the petal of a tree blossom. Photo by Betsy Robin

Cottonwood On The Greens And Fleur De Lys Owners Collaborate On New Food Items For Their Eateries

on April 19, 2018 - 2:44pm

Marcel Remillieux, left, of Fleur de Lys French gourmet food store, tea salon and coffee house and Pawel Listwan of Cottonwood on the Greens restaurant are collaborating to provide French style, homemade quiche for their customers. Remillieux, who was born on the Island of Corsica, comes from a long line of patisserie chefs, and Listwan, who is known for his homemade Polish pierogis, made their first batch of 20 quiches this morning. Their selection will be sold at both locations.

Torreon Road In Quemazon Closed April 23-24

on April 19, 2018 - 2:38pm


Torreon Road in Quemazon will be closed 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday April 23 and Tuesday April 24for sewer repair.

Local access will be provided for residents and deliveries.

Direct questions about this road closure to Cartwrights Plumbing at 505.982.2511.

Spend Earth Day Working On Los Alamos Trails April 22

on April 19, 2018 - 1:27pm
Celebrate Earth Day by helping to improve local trails with PEEC and Los Alamos County. Meet at 9 a.m. April 22 at East Park. Volunteers will work in Graduation Canyon and on the Pueblo Canyon Rim Trail. This photo shows volunteers removing fencing in Acid Canyon, below the nature center in 2017. Photo by Thomas Graves
PEEC News:
Celebrate Earth Day by working to improve local trail systems! Join the Pajarito Environmental Education Center and Los Alamos County for a spring workday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., April 22 in Graduation Canyon and on the Pueblo Canyon Rim Trail.
Attendees will

LANL: Student Teams Showcase Computing Projects

on April 19, 2018 - 8:43am

More than 200 New Mexico students and teachers will come together April 23-24 at Los Alamos National Laboratory to showcase their computing research projects. Courtesy/LANL

LANL News:

  • The Supercomputing Challenge is project-based learning geared to teaching a wide range of skills including computational thinking and computer programming.

More than 200 New Mexico students and their teachers will come together April 23-24 at Los Alamos National Laboratory to showcase their computing research projects at the 28th annual New Mexico Supercomputing Challenge expo and awards ceremony.

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Los Alamos School Board Adopts 2018-19 Budget With 4.5 Percent Raise For All Staff

on April 19, 2018 - 7:32am
Los Alamos High School. Courtesy photo
LAPS News:

The Los Alamos School Board adopted a $37,953,364 million operational budget for the 2018-19 school year at its Tuesday baord meeting.

The budget reflects parent, student, staff and community priorities and is designed to meet the mission and eight focus areas in the LAPS Strategic Plan.
The first three focus areas are:
  • Student Well-Being;
  • Student Learning; and
  • Teacher and Staff Well-Being and Excellence.

Read the LAPS Strategic Plan here.

The Board plans to provide a much needed 4.5 percent raise for all staff starting July

RE/MAX Broker Of The Month: Meet Kelly Myers

on April 19, 2018 - 7:27am

Kelly Myers

RE/MAX First News:

Los Alamos is a wonderful place to live, but let’s face it, the housing market is brutal and that can make buying, or even selling a house, stressful!  

Kelly Myers has 32 years of experience as a mother, 22 years of experience in education as a public school teacher and more than 13 years in real estate as a licensed Realtor. She is a native of Los Alamos and has lived in this community for more than 50 years, so she really does know LA! Her dad was a former superintendent with the Los Alamos Public Schools and the Duane W. Smith Auditorium is named for him.