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Scenes From Meet & Greet For County Council Candidate Sara Scott In White Rock Friday

on April 21, 2018 - 12:49pm
Los Alamos County Council candidate Sara Scott chats with local resident Dave Schiferl during her Meet and Greet event Friday at the Pig + Fig in White Rock. Courtesy photo
 
Council candidate Sara Scott greets resident Cait LeClaire during her Meet and Greet event Friday at the Pig + Fig in White Rock. Courtesy photo

County Council candidate Sara Scott speaks with resident Pat Walls during her Meet and Greet event Friday at the Pig + Fig in White Rock. Courtesy photo

Council candidate Sara Scott speaks with resident Allen Pratt during her Meet and Greet event Friday at the Pig + Fig in

Wildfire Safety Tips During Critical Weather Conditions

on April 21, 2018 - 7:50am

LAPD Drug Take Back Day April 28

on April 21, 2018 - 7:39am
LAPD News:
 
The Los Alamos Police Department will be hosting its bi-annual Drug Take Back Day 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 28 at the Los Alamos Police Department parking lot at 2500 Trinity Dr.
 
This drug diversion program is a part of a national initiative by the DEA. The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.
 
LAPD asks the public to refrain from bringing needles to the drop off locations.

CDC Alert: Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak … Egg Recall For Salmonella Braenderup

on April 21, 2018 - 7:18am

Stop Foodborne Illness News:

Public health officials are telling consumers to avoid all types of romaine lettuce because of an E. coli outbreak linked to the vegetable that has spread to at least 16 states and sickened at least 60 people, including eight inmates at an Alaska prison.

What: US Center for Disease Control and Prevention Alert:

  • Lettuce E. coli Outbreak; and
  • Eggs Recall for Salmonella Braenderup.

Re: Lettuce E. coli Outbreak

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday that new information about the illnesses in Alaska led them to expand a warning beyond chopped

Mountaineers Talk: Exploring Iceland On Skis April 24

on April 21, 2018 - 7:10am
During the April Los Alamos Mountaineers meeting, Andy Thien will give a presentation about his two-week skiing trip on Iceland’s Troll Peninsula. Courtesy/Andy Thien
 
PEEC News:
 
Join the Los Alamos Mountaineers for a presentation by adventurer Andy Thien. His presentation is Tuesday, April 24 at the Los Alamos Nature Center.
 
The Los Alamos Mountaineers’ meeting starts at 7 p.m. and covers information about upcoming outings. Thien’s talk will start by 7:15 p.m.
 
After reading about the backcountry skiing on Iceland’s Troll Peninsula, Andy Thien and five friends planned a

Free Legal Workshop For Seniors May 22

on April 21, 2018 - 6:56am

Ancestral, Folk, Indigenous Medicine Workshops

on April 21, 2018 - 6:26am

New Mexico Senior Olympics Registration Opens

on April 21, 2018 - 6:26am
NMSO News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE  The New Mexico Senior Olympics is celebrating 40 years and gearing up for the 2018 State Summer Games July 18-22 in Albuquerque.
 
The Olympics are dedicated to providing adults ages 50 and over with opportunities for a healthy, active lifestyle. There will be more than 90 events in 24 sports. The games are an opportunity for people to stay active and for community members to get involved by volunteering. The Olympics will utilize hundreds of volunteers for all events.
 
“The New Mexico Senior Olympic State Games provide an incredible opportunity for people to

Walmart Hosts Free Health Screening In Española

on April 21, 2018 - 6:18am
WALMART News:
 
The Española Walmart store will be hosting the second Walmart Wellness Day event of the year 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, April 21. This free health screening event provides people in the community an opportunity to learn valuable health information, including:
  • Blood glucose
  • Blood pressure
  • Body mass index
  • Low-cost immunizations
  • And in select locations, customers can also take advantage of free vision screenings
 
Since its first Walmart Wellness Day event, the company has provided more than 2 million free screenings to people across the country, helping countless customers

Planning And Zoning Commission Meets Wednesday

on April 21, 2018 - 6:09am
COUNTY News:
 
The Los Alamos County Planning and Zoning Commission meets 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 25 in Council Chambers at the Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.
 
The meeting is open to the public.
 
Agenda:
 
1. CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL
 
2. PUBLIC COMMENT This section of the agenda is reserved for comments from the public on items that are not otherwise included in this agenda.
 
3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
 
4. PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION BUSINESS
  • A. Minutes - Minutes from the Planning And Zoning Commission Meeting on April 11, 2018. Presenters: Tamara Baer
  • B.

LAHS NJROTC Holds Spring Awards Ceremony

on April 21, 2018 - 6:04am

Cadet Caden Noakes, right, receives a Naval Science Outstanding Cadet ribbon from Cadet Cmdr. Jacob Torrez during Thursday's Los Alamos High School NJROTC Spring Awards Ceremony. Courtesy photo

Scene from Los Alamos High School NJROTC Spring Awards Ceremony Thursday evening in the Parish Hall at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Courtesy photo

By C/EN Hailey Jackson

The Los Alamos High school NJROTC unit Spring Awards Ceremony Thursday evening at Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Hall recognized and awarded Cadets for unit participation, drill team, marksmanship competition teams,

Friends Of Los Alamos County Libraries Hosts $5 Book Sale April 28

on April 21, 2018 - 5:55am
LIBRARY News:
 
Not many citizens of Los Alamos County are familiar with a third library in town inside the County Detention Center.
 
But for the few who have had the misfortune of being incarcerated at the Detention Center, the library is a place of distraction, enlightenment and personal improvement.
 
The Lora Belle Cole Library was dedicated Aug.

Daily Postcard: Hawk Soars Above Pajarito Acres

on April 21, 2018 - 5:46am

Daily Postcard: A hawk is spotted soaring above Pajarito Acres in White Rock. Photo by Mary Arrowsmith

Scenes From Los Alamos Community Foundation Annual Nonprofit Conference At UNM-LA Today

on April 20, 2018 - 5:28pm

Los Alamos Community Foundation President David Izraelevitz with Los Alamos Daily Post Publisher Carol A. Clark, standing at right, and Post Lifestyles Editor Bonnie J. Gordon, seated, as he introduces them prior to their presentation, ‘Harnessing the Power of the Media’ today during the LACF annual Nonprofit Conference at UNM-LA. Photo by Laura Loy

Tony Fox, vice president of Institutional Advancement and Scholarships at the LANL Foundation, which provided funding support for the LACF Annual Conference for Nonprofit organizations speaks to participants at today's event at UNM-LA.

LAPS Healthy Schools Initiative And JJAB Host 2nd Showing Of Screenagers

on April 20, 2018 - 4:01pm

LAPS/JJAB News:

he Los Alamos Public Schools’ Healthy Schools Initiative and the Juvenile Justice Advisory Board (JJAB) are excited to bring back the film Screenagers to the community during the first week of May to kick off Mental Health Awareness Month. Screenagers is the first feature documentary to explore the impact of screen technology on kids and to offer parents proven solutions that work.

The public is invited to attend a free screening of the film at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 2, at UNM-LA Building 2 or at the Los Alamos Middle School gym on Thursday, May 3, at 6:30 p.m.

Memorial Service: Betty Coleman Elkleberry April 27

on April 20, 2018 - 3:44pm
Betty Lou Coleman Eikleberry

COMMUNITY News:

A Memorial Service is scheduled for Betty Lou Coleman Eikleberry at 11 a.m., April 27 at First Baptist Church in Los Alamos. 

 
Eikleberry, age 87, passed away March 9, 2018 after a long illness. Her last hours were spent comfortably with her daughters and granddaughters, listening to stories and singing along with favorite show tunes, in particular, “Oh What a Beautiful Morning” from Oklahoma.
 
Betty was born in Sioux City, Iowa, one of five children, on August 2, 1930. Early in her marriage, she and her dear husband, Robert “Bob”

Updated Photos ... LAPD Asks Assistance In Identifying Two Thieves

on April 20, 2018 - 10:07am

Anyone who recognizes this man is urged to call the Los Alamos Police Department at 505.662.8222 and callers can remain anonymous. Courtesy/LAPD

Suspected thief wanted in connection with residential burglaries in Los Alamos is caught on video at Target in Albuquerque where stolen credit cards were used. Courtesy/LAPD

Suspected thief wanted in connection with residential burglaries in Los Alamos is caught on video at Target in Albuquerque where stolen credit cards were used. Courtesy/LAPD

LAPD News:

The Los Alamos Police Department Criminal Investigations Section is investigating several

Fierce Winds Topple Tree At White Rock Residence

on April 20, 2018 - 9:51am

Fierce winds overnight topple a tree at a residence in White Rock. Courtesy photo

Wind storm topples tree at White Rock residence. Courtesy photo

Nerses ‘Krik’ Krikorian Dies At 97

on April 20, 2018 - 9:33am

Nerses ‘Krik’ Krikorian. Courtesy Atomic Heritage Foundation

Staff Report

Renowned Los Alamos National Laboratory chemist Nerses “Krik” Krikorian died Wednesday at his home in Los Alamos at the age of 97.

He was a refugee from Europe, Manhattan Project veteran, postwar nuclear program worker, chemist and spouse to a Manhattan Project worker.

After World War II, Krikorian was approached to join the Manhattan Project at Los Alamos. He arrived Aug. 19, 1946 at 109 East Palace in Santa Fe.

He met his future wife Katherine “Pat” Patterson at Los Alamos.

Read more about Krikorian here and

Bandelier: Free Entrance Launches National Park Week And Art Exhibit Opening At Fire Tower April 21

on April 20, 2018 - 7:40am
Tyuonyi Pueblo in Frijoles Canyon, Bandelier National Monument, Historic Fire Tower. Courtesy/NPS
 
BANDELIER News:
 
Bandelier announces that entrance fees will not be collected this Saturday, April 21, to kick off National Park Week. 
 
According to Superintendent Jason Lott, "It's a great time to visit Bandelier before temperatures and visitation rise." Bandelier provides opportunities for short walks to see archaeological sites, long hikes out into the Bandelier Wilderness, bird watching, taking photos of plants, wildlife, expansive or up-close landscapes - and even sitting at a

Espanola Valley Fiber Arts Center Hosts Fiber Crawl

on April 20, 2018 - 6:44am
Scene from a past New Mexico Fiber Crawl. Courtesy photo
 
Scene from a past New Mexico Fiber Crawl. Courtesy photo
 
 
EVFAC News:
 
The Espanola Valley Fiber Arts Center (EVFAC) has partnered with local artists, businesses, and cultural centers to open doors for the public to learn and experience the fiber arts for free 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., May 18-20, in the Second Annual New Mexico Fiber Crawl across northern New Mexico.
 
The event is open to anyone, and with a free 2018 New Mexico Fiber Crawl Passport participants can tour the many local artists’ studios, retail shops, farms,

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

ROAD CLOSURE News:

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

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