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It's Snowing Hooray!

on October 15, 2018 - 12:45pm

The statue at Mesa Public Library appears happy with today's snowfall! Photo by John McHale/

Hike Kitchen Mesa At Ghost Ranch Saturday

on October 15, 2018 - 12:40pm

Hike Kitchen Mesa Trail at Ghost Ranch with Bill Priedhorsky of the Los Alamos Mountaineers. Meet the group at 8 a.m., Saturday at the nature center to carpool to Ghost Ranch. Courtesy photo


PEEC News:


Hike Kitchen Mesa at Ghost Ranch this Saturday, Oct. 20 with Bill Priedhorsky of the Los Alamos Mountaineers.


The Pajarito Environmental Education Center is partnering with the Mountaineers to offer this outing. Kitchen Mesa is a beautiful gypsum-capped high point that stands above the headquarters of Ghost Ranch. Space is limited for this hike and registration is required.


Business After Hours: Bathtub Row Brewery Tonight!

on October 15, 2018 - 12:08pm


The community is invited to join the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce for Business After Hours tonight!

The event is 5:30-7 p.m. at Bathtub Row Brewery Co-op, 163 Central Park Square.

Spies, Lies & Nukes Ticket Discounts Through Oct. 20

on October 15, 2018 - 12:00pm


Los Alamos Daily Post readers are being offered a 15 percent discount for tickets purchased today through Oct. 20 for the Spies, Lies & Nukes event, Nov. 3-4 at La Fonda on the Plaza in Santa Fe. The promocode for this discount is: plame1.

During the event, former covert CIA officer Valerie Plame and several of her CIA colleagues will discuss their perspectives and experiences on cyber warfare, covert action, international affairs, and nuclear proliferation.

Chamber Forum: County Council Candidates Thursday

on October 15, 2018 - 11:13am

County Councilors Host Final Booth At Farmers Market This Season

on October 15, 2018 - 11:07am


Two of the Los Alamos County Councilors will host a booth Thursday, Oct. 18 at the Farmers’ Market.

Residents are welcome to stop by and visit with them anytime 9-11 a.m. at their booth in the parking lot of Mesa Public Library.

Quorum Notice: Arts In Public Places Advisory Board

on October 15, 2018 - 10:50am


Members of the Arts in Public Places Board may attend the Boards and Commissions Luncheon 11:30 a.m. in Council Chambers at the Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.

A quorum may be present, however, no business will be conducted.

Pajarito Conservation Alliance Interviews Christine Chandler

on October 15, 2018 - 9:43am
Christine Chandler. Courtesy/Friends for Christine
Pajarito Conservation Alliance interview of Christine Chandler (D), candidate for New Mexico House of Representatives, District 43:
Note: Some of the questions in this interview have been re-ordered for better clarity.
PCA: What communities are in District 43?
Chandler: It’s all of Los Alamos County, and it includes parts of Sandoval County including the Jemez area, Jemez Springs, down to Ponderosa. It includes Cuba, which is in Sandoval County. It includes Peña Blanca, which is in Sandoval County.

Free Film Sponsored By Los Alamos Chapter Of Hadassah: Challah Rising In The Desert

on October 15, 2018 - 8:55am

Challah Rising in the Desert film poster. Courtesy/Hadassah


Challah Rising in the Desert: The Jews of New Mexico celebrates the history and people of New Mexico’s unique Jewish community. A special screening of this feature documentary will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, at Reel Deal Theater. 

The screening is sponsored by the Los Alamos Chapter of Hadassah. The movie is free to attend, but donations for medical research at Hadassah Hospital in Israel are welcome. Refreshments will be served after the film.

In the new feature documentary, braided Challah bread

Snow Blankets Cars In Los Alamos

on October 15, 2018 - 7:59am

Snow blankets cars this morning in the Chapel Apartments parking lot on Rose Street. Photo by Victoria Rygh

LA Piecemakers Presents Quilt Artist Melody Crust

on October 15, 2018 - 7:58am

Melody Crust


The Los Alamos Piecemakers Quilt Guild invites the public to a free lecture by well-known quilt artist Melody Crust. If people have attended the Houston Quilt Show they have no doubt heard Crust share her humorous stories of how she recovered from quilt disasters and made “silk purses” out of “sows ears”.

She will present the free lecture “So Many Ideas, So Little Time” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23 at the White Rock Presbyterian Church at 310 Rover Blvd. This is the monthly Guild meeting and a short business meeting will precede the program.

Crust will conduct a

Snow Falling Across Los Alamos Area Until Noon

on October 15, 2018 - 7:38am

Snow is falling this morning in Los Alamos and the surrounding area including Aster Street in White Rock. The National Weather Service predicts snow will continue to fall until about noon today followed by a 40% chance of rain showers and a high near 38 and a low tonight around 29 with patchy freezing fog after midnight. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Daily Postcard: Evening Falls On Romero Cabin

on October 15, 2018 - 7:22am
Daily Postcard: Evening falls Friday on the Romero Cabin in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/

LAPS Issues Information On Delayed Start, School Cancellation And Early Dismissal Due To Snow

on October 14, 2018 - 6:21pm

LAPS Superintendent Dr. Kurt Steinhaus

Greetings from the Superintendent's Desk:

This message contains information about delayed start, school cancellation, or early dismissal due to snow or ice for the Los Alamos Public Schools.

With today's winter storm warning, LAPS has tuned-up all snow removal equipment and we have a crew reporting early Monday morning.  

Announcements, usually by 5:30 a.m., will be sent via the media, district web page, LAPS School Messenger, and information lines.

  • Aspen Elementary 663-2277
  • Barranca Mesa Elementary 663-2732
  • Chamisa Elementary 663-2472
  • Mountain

NWS: Snow Likely To Follow Rain After Midnight

on October 14, 2018 - 5:45pm
Rain continues falling today across Los Alamos including late this afternoon along the Main Hill Road. The National Weather Service predicts a 90% chance of fairly steady rain turning to snow after midnight. The low tonight is expected to drop to around 31 degrees. The NWS also predicts a 60% chance of snow likely before noon Monday followed by rain showers and a high near 37. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Scenes From An Evening Of Arts & Culture

on October 14, 2018 - 6:36am
Jeff Favorite leads the Hill Stompers Friday night at Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op during the 2018 Evening of Arts & Cuture. The event ran 5-9 p.m. within the Creative District of Los Alamos and included nine venues and about 23 presentations occuring simultaneously. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Dancing to the Hill Stompers. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Rob Dunham of the Hill Stompers blows his horn. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Eric Bjorklund and Pat Beck of the Pajarito Players on stage at Fuller Lodge. Photo by Bonnie J.

Sheriff Candidates Speak At Los Alamos Kiwanis

on October 14, 2018 - 5:15am

All four Los Alamos County sheriff candidates participated Oct. 9 in a Kiwanis forum, from left, Democrat Joseph F. Granville, Republican James William Whitehead, Libertarian Christopher B. Luchini and Greg White, who declined to state a party. Photo by Don Casperson

Los Alamos Kiwanis Club

All four candidates for Los Alamos County Sheriff—Democrat Joseph F. Granville, Libertarian Christopher B. Luchini, Republican James William Whitehead, and Greg White, who declined to state a party—participated in a forum Oct. 9 at Los Alamos Kiwanis.

The sheriff’s race this year is

More Scenes From An Evening Of Arts & Culture

on October 14, 2018 - 5:02am

Young musicians in the Los Alamos Jazz Project, lead by instructor Michael Burt, Jr., perform Friday night at the Teen Center. The Jazz Project performance was part of the Evening of Arts & Culture. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

A crowd listens to music by the Los Alamos Jazz Project. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Bach2Rock String Quartet entertains the crowd Friday night at projectY with everything from the classics to movie soundtracks. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Members of the Los Alamos Light Opera’s cast for ‘Guys and Dolls’ entertains the crowd

Meeting The Needs Of The Whole Student

on October 14, 2018 - 4:59am

Barranca 6th graders in small groups on a field trip Oct. 3 to the Youth Activity Center. Courtesy photo

Barranca 6th grade students participate in small groups on an Oct. 3 field trip to provide an intensive, half-day bonding experience at the Youth Activity Center. 


Barranca Mesa Elementary School teachers Mrs. McGrane and Mrs. Juliani, have been working for the last six years to address the needs of the whole student in 5th and 6th grade. 

Students at this level begin to feel immense stress and pressure to achieve and succeed.

Pajarito Conservation Alliance Interviews Sara Scott

on October 14, 2018 - 4:59am
Sara Scott. Photo by Anna G. Scott
Pajarito Conservation Alliance interview of Sara Scott (D), candidate for Los Alamos County Council:
PCA: What do you believe makes Los Alamos County special?
Scott: The outdoors is really one of the big things that kept me here after coming here. I think a lot of people that have come and stayed here are drawn to that.
Clearly, the science is for me a great part of who we are. It just pervades, with friendships, and the things that the community has to offer. I don’t know, it’s just very unique. I don’t know of any town that has that.

SFCC: Caregiver Education Day Nov. 3

on October 14, 2018 - 4:57am

SFNF Hosts Glorieta Rock Art Tour Oct. 20

on October 14, 2018 - 4:55am
SFNF Site Stewards lead an exploration Oct.20 of two unusual horizontal rock art panels on Glorieta Mesa. Courtesy/SFNF
SFNF News:
SANTA FE  Join the Santa Fe National Forest Site Stewards to explore two unusual horizontal rock art panels on Glorieta Mesa.
The petroglyphs are unique in both design and location. Both panels are easily accessible, but the trip will require carpooling in high-clearance vehicles. Sunscreen, snacks, water and closed-toe shoes are recommended. The Glorieta Rock Tour is free and open to the public.
The tour begins at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct.

Knights Of Columbus Sacred Heart Ladies Auxiliary Hosts 50th Anniversary Celebration Saturday Night

on October 14, 2018 - 4:53am

Members of the Knights Of Columbus Sacred Heart Ladies Auxiliary gather for a photo during their 50th Anniversary Celebration Saturday night at the Columbian Hall on DP Road. The group meets at 6:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month. For more information, click here. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Daily Postcard: Morning Sun Breaks Through Clouds

on October 14, 2018 - 4:49am

Daily Postcard: Early morning sun breaks through the clouds above White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/