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On The Job In Los Alamos: LAPS Science Teachers

on June 17, 2018 - 7:26am

On the job in Los Alamos are Los Alamos Public Schools science teachers taking a break from an in-service day Thursday to have lunch at Cottonwood on the Greens, from left, Kathy Boerigter, Elizabeth Bowden, Ali Renner, Kate Whitty, Michela Ombelli, Debbie Grothaus, Stephanie Mitchell, Chris Peters and Eva Abeyta. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Juvenile Justice Advisory Board Meets June 20

on June 17, 2018 - 7:26am
JJAB News:
 
The next meeting of the Juvenile Justice Advisory Board (JJAB) is 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 20 in Building #1, Camino Entrada Road at Pajarito Cliff’s Site.  
 
The public is welcome to attend.
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United Church Of Los Alamos Offers Early Morning, Small, Fragrance-Free Ecumenical Worship Service

on June 17, 2018 - 7:24am

United Church Of Los Alamos at 2525 Canyon Road now offers early morning, small, fragrance-free ecumenical worship service. Courtesy/UCLA

UNITED CHURCH News:

  • Los Alamos church still multi-denominational after 70 years

The United Church of Los Alamos at 2525 Canyon Road was the Army Chapel back in 1947 serving Catholic, Jewish and Protestant worshipers. Today it represents six Protestant denominations: 

  • American Baptist;
  • Christian Church (Disciples of Christ);
  • Moravian Church;
  • Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.);
  • Reformed Church in America; and
  • United Church of Christ.

Its doors are open to anyone

Quarter Auction For IHM Lady's Auxiliary July 13

on June 17, 2018 - 7:13am

Board Of Public Utilities Meets June 20

on June 17, 2018 - 7:13am

VBS At Bryce Avenue Presbyterian Church Monday

on June 17, 2018 - 7:12am

Vacation Bible School begins at 9 a.m. Monday at Bryce Avenue Presbyterian Church at 333 Bryce Ave., in White Rock. For information, visit bapca.org. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Santa Fe Opera’s Apprentice Concert At Rancho Encantado June 19

on June 17, 2018 - 7:12am

The Santa Fe Opera. Courtey/SFO

OPERA News:

The Santa Fe Opera and the Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado are presenting the first apprentice concert of the 2018 season at the Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado.

This free concert at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, features four young singers from The Santa Fe Opera’s Apprentice Singer Program:

  • Soprano Shannon Jennings;
  • Mezzo-soprano Gillian Cotter;
  • Tenor Elliot Paige; and
  • Baritone Kenneth Stavert.

Carol Anderson will play the piano.

The program will be 45 minutes of various solo and ensemble works including favorite opera arias and musical theater

Hill Stompers Open Pride Night Concert At Pond

on June 17, 2018 - 7:10am
The Hill Stompers opened for the Red Elvises Friday night at Ashley Pond Park. Friday was Pride Night for the Los Alamos Summer Concert Series. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Hooping it up. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
The crowd begins to gather for the concert Friday at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Kicking up their heels. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

Red Elvises Play Los Alamos Summer Concert At Pond

on June 17, 2018 - 7:10am
Red Elvises band leader Igor Yuzov uses his guitar as a weapon during the Friday night Summer Concert at Ashley Pond Park. Yuzov was born in Germany, raised in Ukraine and studied in Russia. He grew up in the former Soviet Union, where folk music was the norm and rock’n’roll was illegal. A rebellious streak, however, led him to seek out the forbidden music. As soon as it became possible, Igor left Russia for America with his ‘Folk’n’Roll’ band Limpopo and was personally greeted by Ronald Reagan. In 1993, Limpopo won Ed McMahon’s Star Search and their popularity began to blossom.

Happy Father's Day 2018 Los Alamos!

on June 17, 2018 - 7:09am

COMMUNITY News:

The news team at the Los Alamos Daily Post would like to take this oppertunity to wish all the fathers in the community a very Happy Father's Day!

Father's Day in the United States is on the third Sunday of June. It celebrates the contribution that fathers and father figures make for their children's lives. Its origins may lie in a memorial service held for a large group of men, many of them fathers, who were killed in a mining accident in Monongah, West Virginia in 1907.

Father's Day is an occasion to mark and celebrate the contribution that your own father has made to

Daily Postcard: Scenic View From Kimberly Lane

on June 17, 2018 - 7:08am

Daily Postcard: Scenic view Saturday evening from Kimberly Lane in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scenes From Los Alamos Pride Festival Friday

on June 16, 2018 - 4:58pm
Oppie and Groves are decorated for Gay Pride Week at the Los Alamos Pride Festival Friday. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Big bubble. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Dragon float. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Blowing bubbles. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Many groups had tables at the Festival. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Decorating floaties. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
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Letter To Elk Ridge Mobile Home Park Residents Causes Consternation And Frustration

on June 16, 2018 - 2:30pm
Problems are brewing at Elk Ridge Mobile Home Park on East Jemez Road. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com
 
By MAIRE O’NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post

A letter delivered Wednesday evening to residents of Elk Ridge Mobile Home Park on East Jemez Road is causing anger and fear resulting in multiple emails and calls to the Los Alamos Daily Post.

Residents report that the letter was hand-delivered by a maintenance worker at the park but also say that a new manager, Tina Burr, has shown up at their doors threatening fines and evictions if certain conditions have not

SFCC Hosts I-BEST Info Sessions June 21 & 26

on June 16, 2018 - 10:42am
SFCC News:

Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST) information sessions, at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, June 21, in Room 515 and at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 26, in Room LL304, West Wing, Santa Fe Community College.

Improve your reading, writing and math skills while earning a certificate in Early Childhood Education, Certified Nursing Assistant, Hospitality and Tourism and Community Health Worker. Free event. Santa Fe Community College, 6401 Richards Ave. Call 505.428.1926 or 505.428.1748 for information.

 
Prepare for a career by acquiring the skills necessary to do the job,

County Customer Care Center Reps Conduct Dry Run Of New MUNIS System For Utilities Department

on June 16, 2018 - 10:33am

Los Alamos County’s Customer Care Center representatives participated in a ‘dry run’ this morning of the new MUNIS system for the Utilities department. The switch over to MUNIS will occur July 1. Courtesy/LAC

COUNTY News:

Los Alamos County’s Customer Care Center representatives participated in a “dry run” on a rainy Saturday morning. CCC representatives were testing their knowledge of the new MUNIS system for the Utilities department. The switch over to MUNIS will occur July 1.

County employees participated as “customers” in today’s exercise to give the CCC representatives live, hands-on

Santa Fe’s Museum Hill Closes For Special Event July 19

on June 16, 2018 - 9:35am
Courtesy photo
 
NMDCA News:
 
SANTA FE The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs, which oversees the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture and the Museum of International Folk Art on Museum Hill in Santa Fe, announces both museums will be closed to the public effective at noon, Thursday, July 19 for a special private event.
 
In addition, all other museums and facilities on Museum Hill will be closed to the public for the special private event during the same period.
 
The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture and Museum of International Folk Art will reopen to the public at 10 a.m.

BLM Hosts NASA Astronaut At Wild Rivers June 20

on June 16, 2018 - 9:32am
BLM News:
 
TAOS The Bureau of Land Management Taos Field Office invites the public to attend a presentation by NASA astronaut Don Pettit 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 20 at the Wild Rivers Visitor Center Amphitheater. 
 
He will give a presentation about his time in space, followed by a question and answer session.
 
Since the days of the Apollo missions, the Río Grande del Norte National Monument has been a training ground for NASA astronauts.

Champions Of Youth Ambitions Marks 4th Anniversary

on June 16, 2018 - 9:24am
Chad Lauritzen, known as the Sci Guy, demonstrates science at Chamisa Elementary School. Close observation of the photo will reveal, the string, Mentos, cork and paper clip all in mid-air, after the separation of the cork from the bottle. Courtesy photo
 
C'YA News:
 
Champions of Youth Ambitions, a local organization dedicated to youth success through education and recognition, celebrates their fourth anniversary this week, as a community non-profit.
 
C’YA, as it is often called, is primarily known for hosting the annual Community Asset Awards, youth leadership and of course science
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PEEC: Hands-On Science Activities June 20

on June 16, 2018 - 9:11am
Families can enjoy hands-on science activities from the Explora! Courtesy photo
 
PEEC News:
 
The community is invited to the Los Alamos Nature Center to participate for hands-on activities from the Explora! Science Center at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 20.
 
This event is part of the Pajarito Environmental Education Center’s Summer Family Evenings series, which is sponsored by Del Norte Credit Union.
 
This Summer Family Evening event is a great way for people of all ages to delve hands-firsts into nature, science, and more. Explora!

Glenn Branch Lecture On Climate Change June 22

on June 16, 2018 - 8:20am

County Council To Hold Closed Session Tuesday

on June 16, 2018 - 8:20am
COUNTY News:
 
The Los Alamos County Council will hold a closed session at 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, in the Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.
 
The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the annual evaluation of the Los Alamos County attorney.
 
Agenda:
1. OPENING/ROLL CALL
2. BUSINESS
         A. Discussion of  Limited Personnel Matters - Annual Evaluation of the County Attorney (Session Closed Pursuant to Section 10-15-1 (H) (2) NMSA 1978) Presenters: County Council
3. ADJOURNMENT
 
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Daily Postcard: Bear Spotted At Valles Caldera

on June 16, 2018 - 8:12am

Daily Postcard: A bear is spotted Friday afternoon wandering around the Valles Caldera where lightning sparked a fire that has been burning since Thursday. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Entrepreneurs To Sell Goods Outside Ruby K’s Saturday

on June 15, 2018 - 5:54pm
This week eight middle school students studied how to become entrepreneurs and create goods to sell. They will sell their goods including table display ornaments  magnetic cellphone stands and more, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday outside Ruby K’s at 20th Street and Central Avenue. The community is invited to meet these students who created businesses called MysticalForest, EarthSpin and GoldLeaf. Courtesy photo
 
Students discuss strategy with camp Innoventure organizer Lydia Hammond of NMSU. Courtesy photo

Students work on their MagStand and ChildlikeWonder projects. Courtesy photo

Council Postpones Contract For Kiddie Pool Design

on June 15, 2018 - 5:18pm

County Engineer Eric Martinez
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post
 
Uncertainties surrounding the new managing contract for Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) pushed Los Alamos County Council to apply the brakes on the kiddie pool capital improvement project.
 
During the regular County Council meeting Tuesday, June 12, Council passed a motion to postpone approving the services agreement with FBT Architects for the design of the kiddie pool addition at Larry R. Walkup Center until the taxable status of the new LANL contract is known.

This Week At New Mexico Museums And Historic Sites

on June 15, 2018 - 5:02pm
NMDCA News:
 
SANTA FE This week, discover more than a dozen different events at five locations statewide including wine drinking with Leonardo da Vinci in Albuquerque, artist talks aplenty in Santa Fe, and a Father’s Day breakfast at 153-year-old Fort Selden Historic Site in Radium Springs.
 
Events from June 15–22, 2018
 
Friday, June 15, 2018
5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
New Mexico Museum of Art
Art Chats
Fifteen-minute, pop-up talks about the museum’s history and exhibitions
 

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