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Celebrate '2018 Spring Festival Of The Arts'

on April 18, 2018 - 8:40am
MAE News:
 
ESPANOLA — Moving Arts Española (MAE) announces the second event in its ‘Moving Hearts’ 10th Anniversary Performance Series - the 2018 Spring Festival of the Arts.
 
More than 150 young actors, circus artists, dancers, gymnasts, musicians and visual artists ages 3-18 will showcase their talents over three weekend performances in MAE’s beautiful, state-of-the art Moving Arts Performance Center, located on the pueblo of Ohkay Owingeh just north of the Ohkay Casino and Conference Center.
 
Moving Hearts 2018 Gymnastics and Tumbling Showcase
 
  • When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

33rd Annual Home Building Trip To Mexico

on April 18, 2018 - 8:34am
Members and friends of the United Church of Los Alamos and the Unitarian Universalist Church built three houses during spring break for needy families in Mexico. Photo by Keith Lewis
 
UCLA News:
 
Randy and Laura Erickson have been on trips to build homes in Mexico during spring break for decades. The 33rd annual trip took place at the end of March with 75 campers headed to build three homes for those less fortunate.
 
Since 1986, volunteers have built the equivalent of 149 homes.
 
“The Mexico 2018 trip went very well,” Laura said.

Dede Feldman Speaks In Los Alamos April 23

on April 18, 2018 - 8:28am
Dede Feldman
 
VOLA News:
 
Former New Mexico senator, journalist and professor of political sciences Dede Feldman will be the guest speaker at this month’s Voices of Los Alamos progressive advocacy meeting.
 
Feldman’s presentation will be based on her new book, Another Way Forward, which highlights the work of non-profits, social enterprises, and grassroots organizations traveling another route to economic development and healthy communities.
 
This free event is 6:30-7:30 p.m., April 23 at the Unitarian Church, 1738 N. Sage Loop in Los Alamos. The public is welcome to attend.
 

Daily Postcard: Springtime Pear Tree Blossoms

on April 18, 2018 - 7:42am

​Daily Postcard: Springtime pear tree blossoms blooming in Los Alamos. Photo by Corrina Hughes

Photo by Corrina Hughes

LAHS Senior Ruby Selvage Honored With 2018 Prudential Spirit Of Community Award

on April 17, 2018 - 4:49pm

LAHS senior Ruby Selvage is honored for her volunteer service with a 2018 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. LAHS Principal Carter Payne nominated her for this prestigious award. Courtesy/LAHS

LAHS News:

Los Alamos High School senior Ruby Selgage has been honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a Certificate of Excellence from The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, and with a President’s Volunteer Service Award.

Presented annually by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), The Prudential Spirit of Community

LAPS: New And Returning Student Registration

on April 17, 2018 - 4:30pm

Courtesy/LAPS

LAPS News:

Los Alamos Public Schools will begin registration Tuesday, May 1, for returning students for the 2018-2019 school year. Registration for new students is open now.

LAPS will send out an email to one parent per family Monday, April 23, with instructions for registering their student(s) online. Parents may then login to the student registration site to complete the online form for each child attending an LAPS school.

How to know if your child is a new or returning student:

  • Any student who will be attending an LAPS school for the first time is considered a new

April Is Underage Drinking Prevention Month

on April 17, 2018 - 4:00pm

COUNTY News:

April is Underage Drinking Prevention month and April 21 is highlighted as a reminder to parents to talk with their kids about alcohol.

According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, young people who drink are:

  • More likely to be victims of crime, to be in accidents, and to struggle in school;
  • More likely to be sexually active; and
  • Four times more likely to become dependent on alcohol.

Despite the data on the effects of early alcohol use, many parents still believe drinking in the home is a safe alternative.

Choral Evensong With Visiting Cathedral Choir April 22

on April 17, 2018 - 1:59pm

The Cathedral Choir performing in May 2015 in Los Alamos. Courtesy/TOTH

TOTH News:

The 50-strong choir of the Cathedral of St John in Albuquerque will visit Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church in Los Alamos at 5 p.m. Sunday, April 22.

The Cathedral Choir, directed by Maxine Thévenot, with Edmund Connolly on organ, will sing a service of Choral Evensong with the resident Evensong Choir and singers from other parts of Northern New Mexico.  

The Cathedral Choir has toured the US and the UK and made several critically acclaimed recordings.

County: Applications Close Thursday For Tourism Implementation Task Force

on April 17, 2018 - 1:44pm

COUNTY News:

Residents are reminded that the deadline for letters of interest to apply for the Tourism Implementation Task Force is 5 p.m. Thursday, April 19.

The task force will be appointed by the Los Alamos County Council at its May 1 meeting.

To apply, send a one- or two-page letter to lacmanager@lacnm.us with your name, address, phone number and email address, the name of your employer (if applicable), along with any civic organizations you belong to, or any relevant tourism or economic development background that you possess.

Explain why you would like to serve on the Task Force,

PAC 8 Television Listings: April 20-26

on April 17, 2018 - 8:53am
PAC 8 Television schedule for April 20-26:
 
Friday, April 20, 2018
 
  • 06:00 AM Democracy Now! – Live
  • 10:00 AM The Tom Hartman Program
  • 11:00 AM Budget Hearing Replay
  • 01:00 PM Democracy Now!
  • 04:00 PM Uprising
  • 05:00 PM Democracy Now!
  • 06:00 PM Chamber Business Breakfast 
  • 07:00 PM Los Alamos History – “Ladies of the Canyons…”
  • 08:00 PM Los Alamos Heart Council – Fantastic Voyage Through Your Heart – New Ways to Treat Heart Disease
  • 09:00 PM Book Signing – The Kremlinologist
  • 12:00 AM Free Speech TV
 
Saturday, April 21, 2018 
  • Free Speech TV
 
Sunday, April 22, 2018
  • 06:00 AM FSTV
  • 05:00 PM The Prophetic

Leadership Los Alamos Class Of 2018 Tours Teen Centers In Los Alamos And Espanola

on April 17, 2018 - 8:41am

The Leadership Los Alamos (LLA) class of 2018 visited the Espanola Teen Center (EYTC) recently. Class members Terra Hite and Lauren McDaniel listen as EYTC Director Ben Sandoval explains the wide variety of programs offered for teens at the center. The EYTC is run by The Family YMCA in Los Alamos and focuses on a safe environment that promotes positive core values. Earlier in the year, the class spent the day at the Los Alamos Teen Center focusing on life as a teen in Los Alamos. LLA will begin recruiting for the next class this summer. Courtesy/LLA
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Los Alamos Realtors: 1st Quarter 2018 Housing News

on April 17, 2018 - 7:30am

LAAOR News:
  • Los Alamos Single Family Home Prices Up 29 Percent ... Condo/Townhome Sales And Prices Move Up

The Los Alamos Association of REALTORS® (LAAOR) releases its 1st Quarter 2018 Housing Report. The median price of Single Family Home sales jumped by nearly 29 percent when compared to the 1st Quarter of 2017 or $301,000 to $387,500 in this quarter.  

Single Family home sales remained nearly level from 52 in the 1st Quarter of 2017 to 50 this quarter. Single Family home sales volumes also rose from $16.2M in 2017 to $18.6M for the 1st Quarter of 2018 reflecting the robust increase in

Earth Day Festival At Nature Center Saturday

on April 17, 2018 - 6:59am

Fun and entertainment for all ages is available 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday at PEEC’s Earth Day Festival at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Courtesy/PEEC

 

PEEC News:

 

Pajarito Environmental Education Center’s (PEEC’s) signature event, the annual Earth Day Festival, is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 21 at the Los Alamos Nature Center, 2600 Canyon Road.

 

The festivities include delicious food, demos of the brand new planetarium projector, fun activities and exciting entertainment.

 

Many community booths will provide all kinds of activities and information to celebrate Earth Day.

Special Dinner At Bandelier Features ‘The Edge Effect: Re-Imagining The East Jemez Landscape’ April 27

on April 17, 2018 - 5:57am
PEEC News:
 
The community is invited to join the Pajarito Environmental Education Center, Bandelier National Monument and artists Kathleen Brennan and Shawn Skabelund for a special evening event at Bandelier National Monument.
 
Get a unique tour of the art installation The Edge Effect: re-Imagining the East Jemez Landscape and enjoy a dinner catered by Santa Fe’s Jambo Café with beer and wine included. This dinner is 6-8 p.m. Friday, April 27.
 
This dinner is serving as a fundraiser for the East Jemez Landscape Futures Project, which will be discussed at the event from Bandelier

Environmental Sustainability Board Meets Thursday

on April 17, 2018 - 5:49am

COUNTY News:

Los Alamos County Environmental Sustainability Board meets at 5:30 p.m., Thursday in Suite 110 in the Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.

The public is invited to the meeting.

Agenda:

1. CALL TO ORDER - ROLL CALL
 
2. PUBLIC COMMENT This section of the agenda is reserved for comments from the public on items that are not otherwise included in this agenda.
 
3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
 
4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 
5. BOARD BUSINESS
  • Review and Discuss Revised FY19 ESB Work Plan Presenters: Angelica Gurule
  • Tourism Task Force Liaison Volunteers Presenters: James Robinson
  • Review

Daily Postcard: Steller’s Jays Munch On Pine Nuts

on April 17, 2018 - 5:46am

Daily Postcard: Steller’s jay munching on pine nuts in Quemazon. Photo by Trisha Ancell

A second Steller jay spotted in Quemazon also munching on pine nuts. Photo by Trisha Ancell

Centerra Donates $10,000 To United Way Of NNM!

on April 16, 2018 - 4:23pm

Officials from Centerra Los Alamos, the security force at Los Alamos National Laboratory, visited the Los Alamos Daily Post this afternoon to present a $10,000 donation to United Way of Northern New Mexico (UWNNM) to help those in need in the local area. Post Publisher Carol A. Clark is on the UWNNM Board and took the photo at today's check presentation. From left, UWNNM Board President Steve Boerigter, Centerra General Manager Ted Spain, UWNNM Executive Director Mary Beth Maassen and Director Lennie Upshaw of Centerra Protective Force Operations and Training. Photo by Carol A.

LAHS Students Head To International Science Fair

on April 16, 2018 - 3:54pm
ISEF boys. Courtesy photo
 
ISEF girls. Courtesy photo
 
LAPS News:
 
Saturday, April 7, 26 Los Alamos students participated in the State Science Fair at New Mexico Tech in Socorro. Los Alamos Public School students received 16 awards in the Junior Division, and in the Senior Division, Los Alamos High School received 32 awards.
 
Of the 11 LAHS students who competed in the Senior Division, seven will be moving on to the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Pittsburgh, PA, where they will compete with 1,800 ISEF finalists from around the world May 13-18.
 

NNMC Registration Opens For Summer And Fall 2018

on April 16, 2018 - 3:53pm
 
NHCC News:
 
Registration for the Summer and Fall semester at Northern New Mexico College opens at 8 a.m. Monday, April 16.
 
This registration period is open to everyone. Summer classes begin Monday, June 4, while Fall classes begin Monday, Aug. 20.
 
New students can complete an application form online at www.nnmc.edu or visit the admissions office on the Española campus. Early registration allows students enough time to discuss an academic plan with College advisors and secure their place in the classes of their choice.
 
Returning students should register by May 11 for a

Scenes From Mountain 5th Grade Wax Museum

on April 16, 2018 - 9:21am
Mountain Elementary 5th graders lined the walls of the school gymnasium for their Wax Museum presentations as students and parents listened. Here, County Councilor James Chrobocinski and his wife Jacqui listen as their son JJ represents Robert Ballard who discovered the sunken RMS Titanic after it had been lost for 73 years. Photo by KayLinda Crawford
 
MOUNTAIN ELEMENTARY News:
 
Each year, Mountain Elementary 5th graders choose a famous or inspiring person from American history to portray during a Wax Museum project for other students and parents.
 
“This is an extension of our

Scenes From Pajarito Mountain Young Adult Patrollers Annual Trip To Silverton Mountain

on April 16, 2018 - 7:52am
Pajarito Mountain Ski Patroller Eric Schaller, left, and Patrol Medical Director Dr. Robert McClees accompanied Young Adult Patrollers (YAPs), from left, Ethan Aulwes, Natalie Aulwes, Elise Phillips and Meredith McBranch April 5-6 on their annual trip to Silverton Mountain. There is only one chairlift at Silverton and skiers have to hike up to their planned route with their skis on their packs. They also are required to wear avalanche beacons and carry avalanche equipment such as probes and shovels.

Daily Postcard: Ice Droplets Cling To Tree Limb

on April 16, 2018 - 7:29am

Daily Postcard: Droplets of water from a sprinkler turn into ice in the early morning chill and cling to a tree limb Sunday at the old Pueblo School. Photo by Marc Bailey

Los Alamos National Laboratory Director Terry Wallace Speaks To Community Leaders At Quarterly Breakfast

on April 15, 2018 - 10:19am

Los Alamos National Laboratory Director Dr. Terry Wallace, center, chats with Santa Fe Mayor Alan Webber and Santa Fe Community College President Dr. Cecilia Cervantes at the quarterly LANL Community Leaders Breakfast Thursday at Santa Fe Community College in Santa Fe. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com
 
By MAIRE O’NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post

“I’m extremely both proud and humbled to be the director of Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Former LAHS Student Works To Raise Funds For Stanford Summer Program

on April 15, 2018 - 9:34am
Ashlyn Bradshaw is working to raise funds to attend the Stanford 2018 Summer Program. Courtesy photo
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post
 
Former Los Alamos High School student Ashlyn Bradshaw was accepted into Stanford’s 2018 Summer Program and she is working to raise funds to be able to attend.
 
Bradshaw has established a fundraising campaign on gofundme, gofundme.com/stanfordlawenvisionprogram, in hopes to raise the $10,000 needed to attend the program.
 
The program will be held July 14-23. Bradshaw, who is a sophomore at Goddard High School in

Scenes From Judges Cup Invitational Tournament At Los Alamos School Of Gymnastics Saturday

on April 15, 2018 - 9:11am

Scene from the Judges Cup Invitational Tournament Saturday at the Los Alamos School of Gymnastics (LASG) at 555 North Mesa Road. LASG is a non-profit, member-owned and parent-operated organization that offers recreational and competitive gymnastics for girls and boys ages two through high school. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Scene from the Judges Cup Invitational Tournament Saturday at the Los Alamos School of Gymnastics. Eleven teams from throughout the state competed in the annual event. Programs at the LASG include Summer Sports Camp for children ages 6 to 12, weekday

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