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Chamisa PTO Hosts Breakfast For Dr. Seuss Day

on March 4, 2019 - 8:51am

LAPS Superintendent Kurt Steinhaus and Chamisa staff Friday serving students and parents pancakes with all the fixings for Dr. Seuss Day. Courtesy/Chamisa PTO

Chamisa PTO members Lindsay Young and Alison Watkins with LAPS Superintendent Kurt Steinhaus, Chamisa Principal Suzanne Lynne, and the Cat in the Hat. Courtesy/Chamisa PTO
Chamisa PTO members and friends. Courtesy/Chamisa PTO
 
LAPS Superintendent Kurt Steinhaus and the Cat in the Hat. Courtesy/Chamisa PTO

County Council Holds Closed Session March 5

on March 4, 2019 - 7:14am

Toe Tapping Bluegrass At Senior Center March 18

on March 4, 2019 - 6:59am

American Legion Hosts St. Patrick's Dinner March 17

on March 4, 2019 - 6:55am

Daily Postcard: Roadrunner Sculpture Captures Sunlight

on March 4, 2019 - 6:52am

Daily Postcard: Local metal artist Richard Swenson's Roadrunner sculpture captures the sunlight Friday near El Parasol in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by JJ Gonazales

NWS: Today’s High Near 44, Tonight’s Low Around 29

on March 4, 2019 - 6:42am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 44 with a 30 percent chance of snow and rain showers before 11 a.m., then a chance of rain and tonight’s low around 29. Total snow accumulation of less than one half inch possible. Courtesy/NWS

‘Goodnight, Los Alamos’ Book Signing At Bradbury Science Museum Saturday, March 9

on March 3, 2019 - 9:44am

The Bradbury Science Museum, an illustration in Goodnight, Los Alamos. Photo by Brenda Fleming

An illustration of the Fat Man atomic bomb in Goodnight, Los Alamos. Photo by Brenda Fleming

BSM News:

Did you get a copy of Goodnight, Los Alamos over the holidays? Do you want to purchase a copy for an upcoming birthday or baby shower? Now’s your chance to get it signed.

Author Whitney Spivey and illustrator Brenda Fleming will be at the Bradbury Science Museum with Sharpies in hand 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 9.

The book—in which two little girls say goodnight to 26 notable places and

History On Tap: Women's History Month Monday

on March 3, 2019 - 9:29am
COMMUNITY News:
 
Join the Los Alamos Historical Society and the Creative District at 5:30 p.m., Monday, March 4, at UnQuarked Wine Room for a special History On Tap during Women's History Month.
 
The conversation will open with a live preview performance of the play, TREASON, written by local playwright Robert F. Benjamin, directed by Trish Ebbert, and performed by local actors.
 
The play is an anachronism-infested comedy about the life and times of Mary Katherine Goddard, who first published the Declaration of Independence with signers listed in January 1777 and today is considered

Trina Granillo Distributes 30 Bikes In Africa

on March 3, 2019 - 9:11am

Former White Rock resident Trina Granillo, right, in Africa last week where she distributed 30 bikes to families in Lilongwe, Malawi. Courtesy photo

 

By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post

Former White Rock resident Trina Granillo returned last week from Africa where she distributed 30 bicycles to residents in Lilongwe, Malawi.

“The joy on the faces of those given a bike was as if I had bought them a new car,” Granillo said. “I pray to go back next year and do the same … except my goal is 500 bikes.

PEEC: Explore New Mexico’s Wetlands March 5

on March 3, 2019 - 7:49am
Learn about New Mexico’s wetlands Tuesday, March 5 at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Courtesy/PEEC
 
PEEC News:
 
Learn about New Mexico’s wetlands Tuesday, March 5 at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Emile Sawyer from the Wetlands Program at the New Mexico Environment Department will introduce the audience to our state’s wetlands and provide an overview of the process of mapping and characterizing our wetlands resources. This talk begins at 7 p.m. and is free to attend.
 
The staff of the Wetlands Program at the New Mexico Environment Department is currently in the process of mapping all

Los Alamos County Board Of Registration Reviews List Of Inactive Voters For Removal From Rolls

on March 3, 2019 - 6:35am

Los Alamos County Board of Registration met Tuesday to review a list of 211 inactive voters. Courtesy/LAC

COUNTY News:

The Los Alamos County Board of Registration (Board) met Tuesday, Feb. 26, to review the list of 211 inactive voters to ascertain whether they met the criteria to be purged from the voter rolls. 

The list of voters was compiled through unbiased efforts of the New Mexico Secretary of State (NM SOS), per the National Voter Registration Act of 1993, (NVRA). 

Los Alamos County Council appointed board members, which included Catherine Ozment (D); Chris Luchini (L) and Brenda

Community Invited To Lent Fish Dinner At IHM Friday

on March 3, 2019 - 6:14am

Daily Postcard: Bryce Avenue Presbyterian Church

on March 3, 2019 - 6:12am

Daily Postcard: A view from Aster Street of Bryce Avenue Presbyterian Church Saturday in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

NWS: Today’s High Near 48, Tonight’s Low Around 32

on March 3, 2019 - 6:10am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 48 with a 30 percent chance of rain before 11 a.m., and a low tonight around 32 with a chance of snow showers of less than a half inch possible. Courtesy/NWS

Registration Opens For PEEC’s Summer Camps

on March 2, 2019 - 2:11pm
Registration is open for Backpacking Adventure for Teens, Living Earth Adventure Program and both sessions of Nature Odyssey. Space is limited and the camps are filling up quickly. Courtesy/PEEC
 
Registration is open for PEEC's June Summer Camps. Courtesy/PEEC
 
PEEC News:
 
Registration is open for all four of the Pajarito Environmental Education Center’s June summer camps.
 
These camps give youth entering fourth through 12th grades the opportunity to get outside this summer to explore the incredible outdoors of the Pajarito Plateau.

Spring Break Critter Camp Begins March 18

on March 2, 2019 - 1:34pm
 
 
SFAS News:
 
Does your child love animals and want to learn more about animal welfare?
 
The Santa Fe Animal Shelter is now accepting applications for its Spring Critter Camps. The camp, which is specially geared for budding animal welfare advocates, allow children to learn, engage and experience shelter animal and the work the hometown shelter provides.
 
These unique programs for children ages 8 to 13 years old, provide a fun and educational opportunity to work with animals and include hands-on projects, games and one-of-a-kind experiences. 
 
This year's Critter Camp also includes a Los Alamos
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Southwest Jemez Mountains Forest Restoration Project Hosts Annual Public Meeting March 28-29

on March 2, 2019 - 1:02pm
Valles Caldera National Preserve receives significant snowfall this winter. Courtesy/NPS
 
NPS News:
 
JEMEZ SPRINGS Members of the public are invited to the 2019 “All Hands” meeting for a comprehensive update on the largest landscape-scale forest restoration project in New Mexico March 28-29 in Santa Fe. Both days are free and open to the public.
 
The Southwest Jemez Mountains (SWJM) Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Project is a long-term collaborative effort to restore forest ecosystems at the landscape scale and improve resilience to major disturbances, including forest

Scenes From Early Intervention Fair At FSN Today

on March 2, 2019 - 12:10pm

Scenes this morning at the Early Intervention Fair at Family Strengths Network underway until 1 p.m. today at 3540 Orange St. Courtesy photo

Community members learn about early intervention resources this morning at the Early Intervention Fair at Family Strengths Network underway until 1 p.m. today at 3540 Orange St. Courtesy photo

Scene from the Early Intervention Fair at Family Strengths Network underway until 1 p.m. today at 3540 Orange St. Courtesy photo

First Born Program of Los Alamos Manager Ellen Ben-Naim, second from left, checking out a pair of small horses today at the Early

Centerra Donates $5,000 To Española Teen Center

on March 2, 2019 - 8:41am

Officials from the LANL protective services provider, Centerra, toured the Española YMCA Teen Center Thursday, Feb. 28, and delivered a $5,000 support check to the nonprofit organization. From left, The Family YMCA CEO Rob Wilkinson, Centerra General Manager Lennie Upshaw, Teen Center Director Ben Sandoval, Centerra Director of Business Operations Graig Newell and Centerra Director of Protective Force Operations and Training Division Jesse Galvan. Courtesy photo

Daily Postcard: Trailer Full Of Street Signs

on March 2, 2019 - 8:37am

Daily Postcard: A flat bed trailer filled with street signs was spotted Friday in Los Alamos. Photo by JJ Gonzales

NWS: Today’s High Near 53, Tonight’s Low Around 36

on March 2, 2019 - 8:35am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 53 and tonight’s low around 36 with a 70 percent chance of rain and snow showers. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. Courtesy/NWS

National Speech & Debate Association Selects Los Alamos Teacher Margo Batha 2019 Educator Of The Year

on March 1, 2019 - 5:16pm

2019 NSDA National Educator of the Year Margo Batha

National Speech & Debate Association News: 

  • Margo Batha selected from five finalists and more than 5,000 educators across the country.

DES MOINES, Iowa – The National Speech & Debate Association (NSDA) is excited to announce Margo Batha from Los Alamos High School in New Mexico as the 2019 NSDA National Educator of the Year.

“Margo has dedicated her life’s work to speech and debate,” said National Speech & Debate Association Executive Director J. Scott Wunn.

2019 Diversity Week Art Contest Winners Announced

on March 1, 2019 - 5:16pm

One Los Alamos announces the winners of the 2019 Diversity Week Art Contest. Children and Young Adults K-12 were asked to submit artwork celebrating what diversity means to them. Three winners were chosen from 34 creative entries. The winners are, from left, Kylie Shrader (3rd place), Kara-Lynn Christensen (2nd place) and Jillian Lewis (1st place), all 5th graders from Chamisa Elementary School. Art teacher in Renee Mitsunaga's art class. First place received $30, Second place $20 and Third Place $10 – all in Los Alamos Chamber Checks.

Mezzo-soprano Kehar Joanna Koslowsky Performs Brown Bag Concert Wednesday, March 6

on March 1, 2019 - 4:37pm
Kehar Joanna Koslowsky

MUSIC News:

The Los Alamos Arts Council Brown Bag Series presents Kehar Joanna Koslowsky, mezzo-soprano, in recital and accompanied by pianist Deborah Wagner at noon Wednesday, March 6 at Fuller Lodge.

Koslowsky is an accomplished choral and solo artist with a growing reputation in the New Mexico music scene.

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