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Bridge Care For Women Hosts Community Farewell Event For Nicolle Gonzales 3-5 p.m. Today!

on June 22, 2018 - 6:35am

Nicolle Gonzales is leaving Bridge Care for Women after almost seven years of dedicated service. The community is invited to gather 3-5 p.m. Friday, June 22, at the practice at 3500 Trinity Dr., Ste. C-5 to wish Gonzales well on her new journey in establishing the native led birthing center, Changing Woman Initiative. Light refreshments will be served. Courtesy photo

PAC 8 Weekly Television Schedule For June 22-28

on June 22, 2018 - 6:35am
PAC 8 weekly Television schedule for June 22-28:
 
Friday, June 22, 2018
  • 06:00 AM Democracy Now! – Live
  • 10:00 AM The Tom Hartman Program
  • 11:00 AM County Council 6-12-18
  • 01:00 PM Democracy Now!
  • 04:00 PM Uprising
  • 05:00 PM Democracy Now!
  • 06:00 PM Chamber of Commerce – Succession Planning for Your Business
  • 07:00 PM Los Alamos History - A Tale of Two Homesteaders
  • 08:00 PM UNM LA Graduation
  • 09:30 PM Living Treasures Ceremony
  • 12:00 AM Free Speech TV
 
Saturday, June 23, 2018
  • Free Speech TV
 
Sunday, June 24, 2018
  • 06:00 AM FSTV
  • 05:00 PM The Prophetic Word
  • 05:30 PM Key to the Kingdom
  • 06:00 PM Drawing

Immigration Education Event Tuesday June 26

on June 22, 2018 - 6:35am
 
UCLA News:
 
The Unitarian Church of Los Alamos presents an evening of education and discussion on the separation of undocumented families. Immigration Attorney Allegra Love of the Santa Fe Dreamers Project will share the facts about the situation at the border and what is happening.
 
All are welcome. Childcare available upon request to revjohn@uulosalamos.org.
 
Pizza and refreshments will be provided.

Irene Boone Memorial Scholarship Winners Named

on June 22, 2018 - 6:30am
Anastasija Draganic and Adah Gellis (not pictured) are the winners of the 2018 Irene Boone Memorial Scholarship. Jessica Booton Photography, www.jessicabootonphotography.com/
 
LAPSF News:
 
Together with the Los Alamos Public Schools, the Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation has announced that Anastasija Draganic and Adah Gellis were chosen to receive the 2018 Irene Boone Memorial Scholarship.
 
The scholarship is awarded to students pursuing a two or four year degree at a college, university or technical-vocational program.

Daily Postcard: Dark Clouds Spotted Over Los Alamos

on June 22, 2018 - 6:28am

Daily Postcard: The dark clouds spotted Thursday above Los Alamos did not bring rain. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

J. Robert Oppenheimer Made Famous Martinis

on June 21, 2018 - 4:02pm

Parties at the Oppenheimer House during the Manhattan Project were known for their strong martinis. Courtesy photo

By Heather McClenahan
Los Alamos Historical Society

The martinis made by Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer are legendary.

It’s no wonder, when his recipe calls for four ounces—four ounces!—of gin.

According to Pat Sherr, wife of a Manhattan Project physicist, “He served the most delicious and coldest martinis.”

Richard Rhodes, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Making of the Atomic Bomb, wrote that Oppeniemer’s “usually empty stomach” was “assaulted by highly praised martinis

LARSO Names Linda Boncella New Executive Director

on June 21, 2018 - 10:35am
Linda Boncella discusses her new position as executive director of LARSO during a visit Tuesday at the Los Alamos Daily Post. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post

The Los Alamos Retired and Senior Organization (LARSO) has hired Linda Boncella as its new executive director.

Boncella is well known to the organization having served as director of its Los Alamos Volunteer Association for several years.

LARSO operates the Los Alamos and White Rock senior centers and provides service, fellowship, instruction and advocacy for retirees

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LANL Profile: The Play’s The Thing...

on June 21, 2018 - 10:33am

Sheryl Bailey of LANL Acquisition Services Management Division Office. Courtesy/LANL

LANL News:

Sheryl Bailey of Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Acquisition Services Management Division Office sits at a table surrounded by actors with diverse personalities. Her soft eyes and captivating smile make her easily approachable, but it is the intensity behind those eyes and smile that will bring together this group of talented actors to produce an appealing and highly charged new play for a Santa Fe theater.

“Ever since I was a little kid I’ve been drawn to the theater,” Bailey said.

Trinity Urgent Care Accepts Broad Spectrum Of Insurance Plans; Medicare And Medicaid

on June 21, 2018 - 10:32am

Dr. Edward Grant, PA-DOM in front of Trinity Urgent Care Tuesday at 1460 Trinity Dr., Suite A & B. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

 

By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post

Trinity Urgent Care, LLC, at 1460 Trinity Dr., Suite A & B, in Los Alamos now accepts a much broader spectrum of insurance, including Medicare and Medicaid. 

“Along with Medicare and Medicaid and the many insurances we accept, we also have a very fair self-pay system to help people out who don't have insurance,” explained Dr. Edward Grant, PA-DOM, during an interview Wednesday.

Kristin Allen Opens Yoga Studio In Los Alamos

on June 21, 2018 - 10:31am
Owner Kristin Allen of Tribe Yoga and Wellness Studio. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post
 
When Kristin Allen arrived in Los Alamos 10 months ago with her family, she looked for a niche for herself. A place in the community where she felt she belonged and maybe a space others would be comfortable in, too.
 
As a result, Allen opened Tribe Yoga and Wellness Studio at 1247 Central Ave., Suite F226. The studio is on the second floor of the building across from the Los Alamos County Municipal Building.
 
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Los Alamos Farmer’s Market Underway!

on June 21, 2018 - 9:48am

It's a beautiful morning at the Los Alamos Farmer's Market in the Mesa Public Library parking lot. The outdoor Farmer's Market runs 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., every Thursday through October nd is loaded with fresh fruits, vegetables, fajitas and much more. Courtesy photo

Scene from the Los Alamos Farmer's Market underway until 12:30 p.m. today in the Mesa Public Library parking lot. Courtesy photo

Scene from the Los Alamos Farmer's Market underway until 12:30 p.m. today in the Mesa Public Library parking lot. Courtesy photo

Scene from the Los Alamos Farmer's Market underway until 12:30 p.m.

Meow Wolf Presents: Southside Summer Wheels

on June 21, 2018 - 9:28am
Courtesy/Meow Wolf
 
MEOW WOLF News:
 
SANTA FE Meow Wolf and The City Of Santa Fe present Southside Summer Wheels, a free event for the entire family that features a lowrider & custom car show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday June 24 in the Meow Wolf parking lot.
 
Also that day and evening, Meow Wolf, Rufina Circle and the Rufina/ Siler District offer a marvelous range of free neighborhood experiences, events and specials.
 
“Summer’s here and the neighborhood is totally happening right now,” Meow Wolf CEO Vince Kadlubek said.

Los Alamos Faith And Science Forum June 27: Beyond The Neo-Darwinian Evolution Synthesis

on June 21, 2018 - 8:49am

Crowd at a Los Alamos Faith and Science talk at the Unitarian Church. Courtesy/LAFASF

Los Alamos Faith and Science Forum News:

Glenn Magelssen presents the fourth talk in the Los Alamos Faith and Science Forum summer series Wednesday, June 27. The title of Magelssen’s talk is “Beyond the Neo-Darwinian Evolution Synthesis”. The theme of the 2018 Summer Series is “Purposeful Evolution”.

Most people are familiar with Darwin’s ideas about evolution.

Judge Alan Kirk Addresses Kiwianis On Local And Regional Opioid Addiction And Treatment Issues

on June 21, 2018 - 8:28am

Los Alamos Municipal Judge Alan Kirk discusses the opioid issue during his talk at the Tuesday meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

 

By MAIRE O’NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos Municipal Judge Alan Kirk is investigating regional collaboration as a way to deal with opioid addiction in Los Alamos County and the surrounding area.

Judge Kirk addressed the issue at Tuesday’s meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos.

Voices Of Los Alamos Meets Monday

on June 21, 2018 - 8:03am
COMMUNITY News:
 
The next Voices of Los Alamos meeting is 6:30-7:30 p.m., Monday at the Unitarian Church. The organization will discuss upcoming rallies to protest the current administration's policy of separating families at the border.
 
All citizens interested in participating and/or organizing an event are invited. The organization also will host speakers Mary Feldblum, executive director of the Campaign for Health Security (https://www.nmhealthsecurity.org/) and retired physician Tyler Taylor.
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Daily Postcard: Roses Bloom On Grand Canyon

on June 21, 2018 - 7:49am

Daily Postcard: Roses bloom on Grand Canyon Drive in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Elk Ridge Mobile Home Park Management Responds To Resident Concerns

on June 20, 2018 - 3:36pm
Elk Ridge Mobile Home Park. Courtesy photo
 
By MAIRE O’NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post

A spokesman for Yes! Communities, the company that manages the Elk Ridge Mobile Home Park on East Jemez Road apologized Wednesday for the confusing policy and communication recently at the park.

South Central Division Vice President Kim Kurz told the Los Alamos Daily Post that some of the items were not handled with the standard Yes! Approach.

“It was never our intention to alarm or upset our valued residents,” Kurz said.

Some residents reacted with fear and anger to a letter

Application Deadline Extended For New Advisory Board

on June 20, 2018 - 3:18pm
COUNTY News:
 
Residents are still welcome to apply for a new Community Development Advisory Board. The County has extended the deadline for applications to 5 p.m. Monday, July 9.
 
The new board was created by the Los Alamos County Council in May and tasked with making recommendations to the Council regarding the development, implementation and enforcement of County property maintenance codes within the corporate boundaries of the County.
 
Seven members are needed to fill the board. They will serve a three-year term.

Expectant Parents Matt And Elizabeth Lyon Announce Baby’s Gender In Unique Way In White Rock

on June 20, 2018 - 3:02pm

Matt and Elizabeth Lyon are expecting a baby in November and chose to announce the gender Tuesday to their family and friends on the rock at the corner of NM 4 and Rover Boulevard in White Rock. Courtesy photo
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Two Future Engineers Awarded Jim Sims Memorial Engineering Scholarship

on June 20, 2018 - 9:13am
Caleb Hatler and Sophia Li, winners of the Jim Sims Memorial Engineering Scholarship, pose with Becky Sims. Jessica Booton Photography, www.jessicabootonphotography. com/
 
LAPSF News:
 
Caleb Hatler and Sophia Li were recently awarded the Jim Sims Memorial Engineering Scholarship, which was created to honor long time Los Alamos resident and LANL engineer Jim Sims.
 
Jim Sims worked for 34 years at Los Alamos National Laboratory as a design engineer and leader of project engineering teams. Sims was a gifted Mechanical Engineer with a distinguished career.

Jemez Valley Bands Together To Promote Visitation with Campaign Despite Forest Closure

on June 20, 2018 - 9:07am
JEMEZ SPRINGS News:
 
JEMEZ SPRINGS — Jemez Valley businesses in Sandoval County and the Sandoval County Tourism Division are launching a new campaign, “Jemez Springs is Happening,” to remind visitors that businesses in the Jemez Valley are still open, despite the June 1 closure of the Santa Fe National Forest because of high fire danger.
 
“The Jemez Valley, which encompasses Cañon all the way to La Cueva, should be at its busiest time of year. But any time a forest closure happens, it can have an impact on visitation in any community,” Village of Jemez Springs Mayor Roger Sweet said.

5K Fun Run & Walk July 4

on June 20, 2018 - 9:02am
 
FAMILY YMCA News:
 
The Family YMCA in Los Alamos is hosting its annual Firecracker 5K Family Fun Run Wednesday, July 4.
 
The 5K is open to all ages that want to walk, run, or jog in this festive event. Prizes will go to the top male and female finishers in Kid, Youth, Adult, Adult 60+, Stroller (with a kid), and Dog Jogger. The best Costumed Participant will win Bagels-for-a-Year from Ruby K’s. All participants will get the annual Fun Run t-shirt and are eligible to win one of many great door prizes.
 
The 5K race route starts in the YMCA parking lot, turns north on 15th St.

Behnke And Davenport Tie For Best Predictor In Weekly Pace Race

on June 20, 2018 - 8:21am
Scene from ACRR weekly pace race Tuesday on Burnt Mesa Trail. Courtesy photo

Scene from ACRR weekly pace race Tuesday on Burnt Mesa Trail.
Courtesy photo
 
Scene from ACRR weekly pace race Tuesday on Burnt Mesa Trail. Courtesy photo
 
ACRR News:
 
Sonja Behnke and Beth Davenport were 8 seconds off their predicted time in the Atomic City Road Runners weekly pace race Tuesday on the Burnt Mesa Trail in Bandelier National Monument.  
 
Other accurate predictors were: Aidan Colgan, 12, with a 12 second differential, Zeke Wilmot at 18 seconds off, Savanna Strother, 10, recording 21 seconds off

Engagement Announcement: Chaires – Anaya

on June 20, 2018 - 7:49am

Roger and Lilly Anaya of White Rock are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Rachel Marie Anaya to Robert Anthony Chaires, son of Richard Chaires of Lordsburg and Carmen Molina of Silver City. Rachel is a graduate of Regis University in Denver and is pursuing a career as a Child Life Specialist, and Rob recently received his master of science in speech language pathology from Eastern New Mexico University. The couple was engaged in Yellowstone National Park  and is planning a September 2019 wedding in Colorado Springs, Colo. Courtesy Photo
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Join La Vista Church For Three Summer Events

on June 20, 2018 - 7:46am
La Vista Church News:
 
The community is invited to attend three events hosted by La Vista Church of the Nazarene in White Rock.
 
June 24 Sunday: La Vista Family Picnic 4 p.m. at Rover Park
  • Bring food and get ready to have fun.
June 27 Wednesday: Family Paint Night at 6 p.m. at La Vista Church at 15 Grand Canyon
June 29 Friday: Ladies Bunco Night at 5 p.m. at La Vista Church at 15 Grand Canyon

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