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Local Prayer Walk/Gun Turn-In Event Saturday

on March 14, 2018 - 6:04pm

Pastor Steve Trout announces prayer walk/gun turn-in event at 9 a.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist Church. Courtesy photo


At the special Voices of Los Alamos meeting March 12, Pastor Steve Trout with the First United Methodist Church announced an upcoming prayer walk/gun turn-in event.

The event is scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday, March 24 at the First United Methodist Church at 715 Diamond Dr.

The guns will be collected by the nonprofit group New Mexicans to Prevent Gun Violence, which will destroy the firearms onsite.

The pieces of the guns will be sent to the

PAC 8 Television Listings: March 16-22

on March 14, 2018 - 5:26pm
PAC 8 Television schedule for March 16-22:
Friday, March 16, 2018
  • 06:00 AM Democracy Now! – Live
  • 10:00 AM The Tom Hartman Program
  • 11:00 AM County Council Meeting –Replay 3-06-18
  • 01:00 PM Democracy Now!
  • 04:00 PM Uprising
  • 05:00 PM Democracy Now!
  • 06:00 PM Chamber Business Breakfast – Harry Burgess
  • 07:00 PM Los Alamos History
  • 08:00 PM Los Alamos Heart Council – Fantastic Voyage Through Your Heart – New Ways to Treat Heart Disease
  • 09:00 PM Los Alamos History – Sid Hecker – Update on Nuclear North Korea
  • 12:00 AM Free Speech TV
Saturday, March 17, 2018 
  • Free Speech TV
Sunday, March 18, 2018

LAHS Shows Solidarity To Florida High School

on March 14, 2018 - 5:02pm

Students and staff, Los Alamos Public School administrators, community members and organizations such as the League of Women Voters participated in a school walkout this morning at Los Alamos High School. The walkout was to show solidarity to the shooting that left 17 people dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., and to voice support for ending violence in schools.

Luján Notes Los Alamos County Again Named Healthiest County In New Mexico According To New Rankings

on March 14, 2018 - 12:25pm

View of Central Avenue in downtown Los Alamos. Courtesy/Los Alamos Commerce & Development Corporation

From the Office of U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján

Washington, D.C. – Los Alamos County ranks healthiest in New Mexico, according to the 2018 County Health Rankings, released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.

U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján

This is the eighth consecutive year that Los Alamos County has been cited as New Mexico’s healthiest county. The full list of rankings is available at

“Los Alamos

Los Alamos Golf Course Expands Operating Hours

on March 14, 2018 - 11:02am


Spring is here and it’s time to get out and get active! The Los Alamos County Golf Course is expanding operating hours as the days get longer and weather continues to improve.

To schedule tee times, go to the County website:

For more information, call 505.662.8139. We hope to see you out on the course!

Aspen Elementary School Spring Fling Carnival Friday

on March 14, 2018 - 10:51am
The community is invited to Aspen Elementary School's Annual Spring Fling Carnival, which is slated for 4:30-7:30 p.m., Friday.
​An exciting evening is planned, full of fun and food as well as the famous Spring Fling cake walk and silent auction.
​Items for the silent auction include: the chance to have DK & the Affordables play for your private party, a private wine tasting from Total WIne & More for you and your friends or someone to come and clean your house. There will be more than 100 items or certificates for you to bid on.
​Pyramid Cafe will have

Superintendent Accepts One-Year Contract Extension

on March 14, 2018 - 9:28am

Los Alamos Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Kurt Steinhaus accepts a one-year extension to his contract at Tuesday evening's regular school board meeting. Photo by Maire O'Neill/




Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Kurt Steinhaus accepted a contract extension of a year Tuesday evening during the school board’s regular meeting.

The extension grants Steinhaus the maximum allowed by law, which is three years and approved an increase in compensation at the same percentage given to other staff.

Housing Needed For LANL Summer Students

on March 14, 2018 - 9:01am

LANL News:

'Musica Mundo Espagnol' March 18

on March 14, 2018 - 8:54am

Regional Coalition Of LANL Communities Meets Friday

on March 14, 2018 - 8:18am

LALT’s Inspector Pratt Visits Los Alamos Daily Post

on March 14, 2018 - 7:57am

Inspector Pratt (aka John Gustafson) pays a visit Tuesday afternoon to the Los Alamos Daily Post world headquarters in downtown Los Alamos to promote the upcoming production, ‘Secondary Cause of Death’ at Los Alamos Little Theater. The show opens at 7:30 p.m. Friday and continues at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through March 31 with a 2 p.m. matinee March 25. Tickets are $12 for students and seniors and $14 for general admission. For information, visit Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

2018 Pace Race Season Begins April 3

on March 14, 2018 - 7:57am
ACRR News:
The 45th season of the pace race series conducted by the Atomic City Road Runners Club begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 3 at the Canyon Rim Trailhead parking lot across from the Co-operative Market on East Road, N.M. 502.
The Club meets Tuesdays through early October at various locations throughout Los Alamos County.
For more information, call 505.672.1639 or visit the Club’s website

LAPS Foundation Board Member Observes Piñon Teachers Collaborating To Improve Student Outcomes

on March 14, 2018 - 7:43am
Members of the Piñon book group, from left, Whitney Holland, Marianne Wallin, Barbara Kress, Kati Steinberg, Karen Forsyth, Mandy Ferran and Jo Mazuranich. Not pictured is Andrea Weems. Courtesy photo
LAPS News:
Teachers collaborating together has been shown to improve student outcomes and teacher happiness.
The Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation helps facilitate this important work by providing book grants to LAPS teachers twice annually. One such grant was awarded recently to a group of teachers from Piñon Elementary.

Digital Bookmobile To Visit Los Alamos Tuesday

on March 14, 2018 - 7:12am

The OverDrive's Digital Bookmobile will arrive March 20 at Mesa Public Library. Courtesy photo



The virtual library meets the actual library in Los Alamos Tuesday when OverDrive’s Digital Bookmobile pulls into the parking lot to set up shop.

The innovative mobile exhibit provides an interactive experience for readers of all ages to explore eBooks and audiobooks available through the Los Alamos County Library System.

James Robinson Files For County Council

on March 13, 2018 - 5:07pm

Democrat James Robinson, left, files this afternoon for a seat on the Los Alamos County Council. He is joined today by some of his biggest fans, from left, mom Sher Robinson, dad Richard Robinson and brother Joey Robinson. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

John Bliss Files For County Council

on March 13, 2018 - 4:42pm

Republican Party of Los Alamos Chair John Bliss files this afternoon for a seat on the Los Alamos County Council. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Probate Judge Anne Nobile Files For Reelection

on March 13, 2018 - 4:36pm

Los Alamos County Probate Judge Anne Nobile, a Democrat, appointed in June of 2016 and elected in November 2016, filed today for reelection. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Dawn Trujillo Voss Files For County Council

on March 13, 2018 - 4:25pm

Republican Dawn Trujillo Voss, second from left, files this afternoon for a seat on the Los Alamos County Council. Surrounded by supporters from left, local GOP Chair John Bliss, Trujillo Voss, husband Mark Voss, daughters Malia Hanawalt, Mykalyla Trujillo Hanawalt and their friend Janelle Pana. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Businesses Participate In UNM-LA Job Fair April 3

on March 13, 2018 - 3:56pm
Businesses have the opportunity to meet and interview potential employees at the UNM-LA Job Fair. Photo by Nancy Coombs/UNM-LA
UNM-LA News:
The University of New Mexico-Los Alamos (UNM-LA) invites regional businesses to participate in the annual UNM-LA Job Fair 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, Businesses have the opportunity to meet and interview potential applicants for current and upcoming job openings at this event, as well as to distribute information about other employment opportunities such as seasonal work or internships.
UNM-LA students, local high school students, and the

Pete Sheehey Files For House Dist. 43

on March 13, 2018 - 3:56pm

Democrat Pete Sheehey files today for House Dist. 43 at the Secretary of States Office in Santa Fe. Courtesy photo

Sara Scott Files For Los Alamos County Council

on March 13, 2018 - 2:53pm

Democrat Sara Scott files this afternoon for a seat on the Los Alamos County Council. ‘I’m running because I want to keep Los Alamos and White Rock the special places they are today and help the County thrive as we move forward. I have both the broad perspective and leadership skills to help guide us through changes we’ll experience in the coming years. I look forward to meeting with other residents to listen to their views regarding how the Council can best serve our County,” Scott said. Read more about Scott later in the Los Alamos Daily Post. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Jose Carreño Running For Council As Independent

on March 13, 2018 - 2:46pm

Jose Carreño is running for a seat on the Los Alamos County Council and as an Independent will file his candidacy June 28 in the County Clerk's Office. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

County Officials Visit Washington, D.C.

on March 13, 2018 - 2:36pm
Los Alamos County Council Chair David Izraelevitz, left, and Councilor Antonio Maggiore are in Washington, D.C. Monday and today with County Manager Harry Burgess visiting DOE staff and New Mexico Congressional Delegation members to discuss Los Alamos issues. Courtesy photo

Christine Chandler Files For House Dist. 43

on March 13, 2018 - 1:54pm

Democrat Christine Chandler files this morning for House Dist. 43. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

James Rickman Files For Magistrate Court Judge

on March 13, 2018 - 1:44pm

Libertarian James Rickman files this afternoon for Magistrate Court Judge. Read more about Rickman later in the Los Alamos Daily Post. Photo by Carol A. Clark/