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NNMC: Artists Explore How War Affects Community

on August 27, 2018 - 7:00am
NNMC News:
Artists explore how war affects community 5-7 p.m., through Sept. 21, at NNMC Center for the Arts Gallery, Nick Salazar Center for the Arts Building, 921 North Paseo de Oñate in Española.
Gallery Hours: Tues, Wed, Thurs 1-6 p.m.
There is a long history of residents from the Espanola area going to war as soldiers or engaging in the local revolts and

International Artists Explore Inner And Outer Space

on August 27, 2018 - 6:57am
Cristopher Cichocki. Courtesy photo

Courtesy photo
ART News:
International Artists Explore Inner and Outer Space: Space Cloud and Circular Dimensions: a LASER talk with Espacio La Nube of Madrid, Spain and Cristopher Cichocki of Coachella Valley, Calif.
Biocultura will present the fourth annual Leonardo Art, Science, Evening Rendezvous (LASER) Talk at 6 p.m.. Saturday, Sept. 8 at Santa Fe Community College Lecture Hall (see yellow balloons).For information and registration: Event is Free.
Hugo Cifre, Álvaro Gomis García and Miguel Ángel

Canceled: Personnel Board Special Meeting Aug. 28

on August 27, 2018 - 6:49am


The Los Alamos County Personnel Board special meeting scheduled for Aug. 28, has been canceled.

Daily Postcard: Hummingbird On Canyon Rim Trail

on August 27, 2018 - 6:44am

Daily Postcard: An adult female broad-tailed hummingbird is spotted Saturday on the Canyon Rim Trail near Smith's Marketplace. Photo by John McHale/

Scenes From Zia Credit Union Golf Tournament

on August 26, 2018 - 8:16pm

Zia Credit Union hosts its 18th Annual Chip in 4 Kids Golf Tournament Friday, Aug. 24 at the Los Alamos County Golf Course. The tournament benefited the UNM Children’s Hospital and the Zia Education Foundation, which gives students around Northern New Mexico scholarships to assist them as they begin college. Photo by John McHale/

Registration at the tournament. Photo by John McHale/

Zia Credit Union President and CEO of  Dave Woodruff assists with registration. Photo by John McHale/

Scene from Zia Credit Union’s 18th Annual Chip in 4 Kids Golf

Los Alamos County Council Meets Tuesday

on August 26, 2018 - 7:21pm
The Los Alamos County Council meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28 in Council Chambers in the Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.
The meeting is open to the public.
A. Proclamation declaring 2018-2019 as a "Year of Asset Building" and Friday, Sept. 7, 2018 as "College Day/Military Day" in Los Alamos County (accepted by Bernadette Lauritzen) Presenters: County Council

Artistic Director Ann McLaughlin Presents Los Alamos Concert Association 2018-19 Season To Rotary

on August 26, 2018 - 7:13pm
Los Alamos Concert Association Artistic Director Ann McLaughlin presents details of the 2018-19 concert season recently to members of the Rotary Club of Los Alamos at Cottonwood on the Greens. The season begins Sept. 28 with the Brentano String Quartet accompanied by Yekwon Sunwoo, the 2017 Cliburn Gold Medalist. The Canadian Brass, Cantus, Danish String Quartet and pianist Gabriela Montero also will appear during the season. For more information and to buy tickets, click here. Photo by Oliver Morris

Scenes From Los Alamos Relay For Life 2018

on August 26, 2018 - 9:16am

Scenes from the 2018 Los Alamos Relay For Life Saturday at Smith's Marketplace that included walking along Canyon Rim Trail. Photo by John McHale/

Scenes from the 2018 Los Alamos Relay For Life Saturday at Smith's Marketplace. Photo by John McHale/

Scenes from the 2018 Los Alamos Relay For Life Saturday at Smith's Marketplace. Photo by John McHale/

Scenes from the 2018 Los Alamos Relay For Life Saturday at Smith's Marketplace. Photo by John McHale/

Scenes from the 2018 Los Alamos Relay For Life Saturday at Smith's Marketplace.

Christian Encouragement Club Begins Sept. 13

on August 26, 2018 - 8:42am

Christian Encouragement Club begins meeting Sept. 13 during the lunch period at Los Alamos Middle School. Courtey photo

First Baptist Church News:

Christian Encouragement Club meets during the lunch period Thursdays at Los Alamos Middle School.

The club will begin meeting during fifth period starting Sept. 13 in room 259 for seventh grade students and during sixth period lunch starting Sept. 13 in room 159.

Participants are encouraged to bring their lunch but snacks and desserts are provided.

Christian Encouragement Club, “e squared” means eternal encouragement and is led by area youth

Scenes From Tea And Fashion Show At TOTH

on August 26, 2018 - 8:40am

From left, Paula Hewitt, Kay Dreamtrader, Carol Gabaldon, Phyllis Bailey, Terra Hite and her daughter Jane enjoy tea Saturday during the Tea and Fashion Show at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church on Canyon Road. The event is a fundraiser for the church's House of Hope program, which builds houses for families in need in Mexico. House of Hope began in 2005 with the formation of an ecumenical all-women’s team and has expanded to include co-ed teams and partnerships with other churches.

Awana Clubs Meet Wednesdays

on August 26, 2018 - 8:40am
First Baptist Church News:
Three Awana Clubs meetings are scheduled Wednesdays throughout the community.
The clubs are open to students in pre-school through sixth grade. They feature scripture memory, exciting games, counsel times and spiritual mentoring by trained adult leaders.

First Baptist Church, 2200 Diamond Dr.:

  • Contact Joe or Penny Wermer 505.500.5642 or 720.254.9213
  • Fabulous Family Dinner at the church 5:30-6 p.m., every week before Awana
  • (The first time is free, afterward there is a $4 per person suggested donation) Awana kids and teens eat free!
  • 6:15-7:45 p.m.

Daily Postcard: Metal Stallion In Central Park Square

on August 26, 2018 - 7:56am

Daily Postcard: A metal stallion created by local artist Richard Swenson is spotted rearing up on its hind legs Saturday in the grassy area in Central Park Square. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Daily Postcard: A metal stallion created by artist Richard Swenson in Central Park Square. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

On The Job In Los Alamos: BSMA Board At projectY

on August 25, 2018 - 2:11pm

On the Job in Los Alamos are members of the Bradbury Science Museum Board gathered for their annual Board Retreat today at projectY in Central Park Square. From left, Bob Hull, Ann Parsons, KayLinda Crawford, Bradbury Science Museum Director Linda Deck, Heidi Hahn, Secretary Jennifer Cline, Andy Trottier, President Ryn Herrmann, Pam Miller and Ed Fenimore. Board members not pictured include Johnnie Martinez, Kristin Henderson, Carol A. Clark (taking the picture), Dorian Newton, Shari Foley and Pam Sutton. For information about the BSMA and to become a member, click here. Photo by Carol A.

Canceled: P&Z Meeting Of Aug. 29

on August 25, 2018 - 1:44pm

The Los Alamos Planning and Zoning meeting scheduled for Aug. 29, has been canceled.
The only item on the agenda that night was the Sign Code. It will likely be rescheduled for Sept. 26.
A Summary Plat is scheduled for Sept. 12.

Los Alamos Friends Of Shelter And Companion Animals Welcomes Submissions For Annual Calendar

on August 25, 2018 - 8:40am
It’s time to celebrate animal shelter alumni!
Los Alamos Friends of Shelter and Companion Animals is calling on pet owners who have adopted a shelter animal to submit a photo and story to appear in the 2019 Shelter Alumni calendar.
Submissions are open for pets either adopted from the Los Alamos Animal Shelter or another shelter whose owners live or work in Los Alamos County. If your pet was featured in a past calendar, you are welcome to submit new photos for 2019.  Please visit for rules, tips, and to upload submission.
Since 1999, Los Alamos

Youth Activity Center Holds Final Hawk Hangout

on August 25, 2018 - 7:54am
Los Alamos Youth Activity staff, Kaitlyn Lemke (LAMS alumni), YAC Director Jordan Redmond and Bailey Martinez. Photo by Bernadette Lauritzen

Los Alamos Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Kurt Steinhaus is seen with YAC Director Jordan Redmond as they are dunked for a good cause. Photo by Bernadette Lauritzen
YAC News:
The Los Alamos Youth Activity Center held its final Hawk Hangout last Friday. The special event was sponsored by the DWI Planning Council and the Rotary Stars program.
Burgers, drinks and a dunk tank made the special middle school only event, a highlight for all.

Los Alamos County's Libby Carlsten Retires

on August 25, 2018 - 7:46am

Los Alamos County Community Services Department Senior Analyst Libby Carlsten celebrates her retirement with colleagues Friday afternoon at Fuller Lodge. Carlsten has worked for the County for 22 years. ‘I had a great career. I have thoroughly enjoyed my career here at the County,’ she said. Carlsten is moving to Franklin, Tenn. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

County staff congratulate Los Alamos County Community Services Department Senior Analyst Libby Carlsten on her retirement. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

White Water Ramble Brings ‘DanceGrass’ To Pond

on August 25, 2018 - 7:38am
Described as ‘High-Octane Rocky Mountain DanceGrass’, Whitewater Ramble (WWR) uses a simple recipe to craft its sound: start with bluegrass instrumentation, add drums, and finish with a boundary-less approach to grassing-up everything from disco house grooves to roots to Americana. Based in Fort Collins, Colo., WWR has performed and headlined on every major stage across the Rocky Mountain Region. Performing at the Summer Concert Friday night at Ashley Pond Park, from left, David Becher on bass, Patrick Sites on mandolin, Ryan Sapp on drums, Damon Wood on guitar and Andy Reiner on fiddle.

Daily Postcard: Swallow Tail Butterfly In White Rock

on August 25, 2018 - 7:21am

Daily Postcard: A swallow tail butterfly on a flower last summer in a White Rock backyard. Photo by Helen Smith

New CDD Advisory Board Holds Inaugural Meeting

on August 24, 2018 - 5:58pm
Community Development Department Advisory Board members from left, Jamie Kennedy, Aaron Walker, Catherine Ozment, Denise Derkacs, Andrea Pistone and Cindy Hollabaugh attend their first meeting Aug. 20. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/
Los Alamos Daily Post

During the first meeting of the Community Development Department (CDD) Advisory Board, members elected a chair and vice chairperson as well as began drafting the advisory board’s work plan.

The meeting was Aug.

JJAB Raises $3,750 For LAPS School Supplies Thanks To Generous Community Support

on August 24, 2018 - 5:12pm
Aspen Elementary School Counselor Kim Pulliam receives school supplies from JJAB. Courtesy photo

JJAB YRS Santina Shije delivers school supplies to Counselor Michelle Bane at Los Alamos Middle School. Courtesy photo
JJAB News:
Thanks to the generosity of community businesses and individuals, the Los Alamos Juvenile Justice Advisory Board (JJAB) had a successful summer fundraiser during which $3,750 was raised.
The money was used to support the Los Alamos Public Schools and students.

Good News Club Welcomes Students

on August 24, 2018 - 4:45pm
First Baptist Church News:
Young people are invited to the Good News Club, an after-school program that runs from the end of school to 5 p.m. at various schools.
Good News Club is a ministry of Child Evangelism Fellowship in which trained teachers meet with groups of children in schools, homes, community centers, churches, apartment complexes, just about anywhere the children can easily and safely meet with their parent's permission.
Each week the teacher presents an exciting Bible lesson using colorful materials from CEF Press.

Notice Of Possible Quorum: ESB At Bear Buffet Tonight

on August 24, 2018 - 4:21pm


Members of the Environmental Sustainability Board may attend the Bear Buffet 6-8 p.m., today at the Los Alamos Nature Center.

A quorum may be present, however, no action will be taken.


County Issues Scam Alert

on August 24, 2018 - 4:16pm

Scam Alert:

The Los Alamos County Social Services Division is reporting that they have received information that phone calls are being made to local residents using a Caller ID that displays as being the main phone number for the Social Services Office (662-8068).

The caller is offering a deal to lower the resident’s tax rates. Social Services staff are not involved in any solicitation of this kind.

In phone scams, the Caller is looking to gain personal and financial information.