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Military Type Plane Spotted At Los Alamos Airport

on April 15, 2018 - 7:08am

This military type plane parked at the Los Alamos County Airport was spotted by a resident Thursday who contacted the Los Alamos Daily Post to inquire about it. The unofficial report is that the plane experienced mechanical issues so the pilot landed at the local airport.

Dances Of India: Ali Baba And The Four Thieves

on April 15, 2018 - 6:39am

Chamber Business Breakfast: Commercial Code Enforcement And Building Permits/Licenses April 19

on April 15, 2018 - 6:36am



The next Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce Business Breakfast is 7:30- 9 a.m. Thursday, April 19 in Room 230, Building 2 at UNM-LA, 4000 University Dr.


Chief Building Official Michael Arellano and Fire Marshall Jeff Wetteland will discuss the County’s commercial code enforcement, as well as building licenses and permits, with a focus on how these may affect the business community.


The Chamber Business Breakfasts are sponsored by the LANL CPO’s office and attendance at the breakfasts is a benefit of Chamber Membership.

Bethlehem Lutheran Tweens Visit Ruby K's

on April 15, 2018 - 5:57am

Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church Youth, Family and Christian Education Pastor Nicole' Ferry, back row left, and Edie May Phillips, back row right, took the church's Tweens Group Wednesday afternoon to Ruby K's Bagel Shop at 1789 Central Ave., where they were taught to make donuts by Ruby Alexander herself, back row center. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

Los Alamos Dog Obedience Club Seminar ‘From Rescue To Home’ May 5-6

on April 15, 2018 - 5:55am


Council Budget Hearings May Continue Tuesday

on April 15, 2018 - 5:55am
Los Alamos County Council may continue budget hearings at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, in Council Chambers in the Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave., unless the hearings are completed Monday.
Should the hearings occur Tuesday, they are open to the public.

3. STATEMENT REGARDING CLOSED SESSION April 17, 2018  Closed Session Motion
4. PUBLIC COMMENT - Council will reserve up to the first 30 minutes of each session for public comment on any portion of the proposed budget.

Daily Postcard: White Rock Sunrise

on April 15, 2018 - 5:52am

Daily Postcard: Thursday sunrise in White Rock. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Thai Restaurant In Mari Mac Has Closed

on April 14, 2018 - 2:36pm

The Thailand Thai Cuisine Restaurant in Mari Mac has closed. Photo by Carol A.Clark/

The sign posted on the front door. Photo by Carol A.Clark/

Inside of the restaurant this afternoon. Photo by Carol A.Clark/

LAMC Honors Mercy Award Winner Patrick Fisher

on April 14, 2018 - 10:25am

Los Alamos Medical Center CEO John Whiteside, left, with Mercy Award winner Patrick Fisher during the Mercy Award presentation Thursday afternoon at LAMC. Photo by John McHale/

LAMC News:

Los Alamos Medical Center announced Thursday that Patrick Fisher has been recognized as the hospital’s 2018 Mercy Award winner.

Fisher works in LAMC’s Medical Records Department.

The Mercy Award recognizes one employee from each of LifePoint Health’s hospitals who profoundly touches the lives of others and best represents the spirit and values on which the company was founded.
The Mercy

LAHS Key Club Attends District Convention In Arizona

on April 14, 2018 - 10:22am
Members of the Los Alamos High School Key Club are attending the Southwest District Key Club Convention today in Chandler, Ariz. Gathered for a photo just before going on a walk to raise money for and awareness of the Lupus Foundation, front row from left, Victoria Nisoli, Shena Han, Sonya Svyatskaya, Kaylee Rogers, Morgan Jones, Shelly Doyle and Risa Bridge. Back row from left, Isaac Ronning and Faculty Advisor Kathy Boerigter.

PEEC: Picnic; Fiber Arts At Los Luceros Sunday

on April 14, 2018 - 9:14am
PEEC News:
Enjoy a community picnic and fiber arts activities at the beautiful Los Luceros Historic Site. New Mexico Historic Sites, the Amigos de Los Luceros, and the Pajarito Environmental Education Center are partnering on this event, which is the first in a series called Culture and Nature.
The event is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 15 and is free and open to the public.
The picnic will begin at 12 p.m. Bring your lunch and enjoy chatting with other families. Starting at 9 a.m.

Nominations Open For 2018 Chamber Business Awards

on April 14, 2018 - 7:19am


Community members are invited the nominate their favorite business for a Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce Business Award.

Nominating and voting are open to the public, but only Chamber members are eligible to be nominated. For a list of Chamber members, visit:

Businesses may be nominated in eight award categories: 

  • Retail Business of the Year Award;
  • Family-Friendly Business of the Year Award;
  • Best New Business of the Year Award;
  • Woman Owned Business of the Year Award;
  • Non-Profit of the Year Award;
  • Financial Institution Business of the Year Award;

Earth Day At Los Alamos Nature Center April 21

on April 14, 2018 - 6:11am



There are many actions each of us can take to reduce our environmental impact and support a clean community. One of the easiest actions to take every day is to recycle. That’s why Environmental Services invites residents of Los Alamos to join them and Pajarito Environmental Education Center to celebrate Earth Day 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 21 at the Los Alamos Nature Center, 2600 Canyon Road.

Environmental Services will be hosting an educational booth.

New Details On West Road Fire; LAFD Sends Truck To Bluewater Fire Near Grants

on April 14, 2018 - 5:33am
A loose connection on a powerpole near the Los Alamos Ice Rink on West Road caused a small fire Thursday afternoon, which was quickly extinguished by Department personnel. Courtesy photo
Los Alamos County Department of Public Utilities Electricity Distribution Division lineman Julian Suazo, left, and Wayne Valdez discovered a loose connection that caused a small fire Thursday, made the area safe for firefighters and repaired the connection. Photo by Maire O'Neill/
Los Alamos Daily Post

New details have been released about a small fire

Bradbury Science Museum 25th Anniversary April 25

on April 14, 2018 - 5:00am

Daily Postcard: Smoke Haze Sunset

on April 14, 2018 - 4:45am

Daily Postcard: The Thursday evening sky looking west from Los Alamos toward the Jemez Mountains and through the smoke haze from the controlled burn in the Valles Caldera. Photo by Kathryn Willcutt

Los Alamos National Bank Brings More Students To Bradbury Science Museum

on April 13, 2018 - 4:53pm

Bradbury Science Museum Educator Mel Strong provides a science laboratory for freshman biology students from Espanola Valley High School. Photo by Andy Trottier

Francis X. Nava Elementary School teacher Mayo Rodriguez and students Marisol Naranjo, left, and Kaylene Coriz visit the Bradbury Science Museum. Photo by Andy Trottier


BSMA News:


Students from Espanola Valley High School and Frances X.

Aquatic Center Invites Community To Share Memories Of Pool For 30th Birthday Wednesday, April 25

on April 13, 2018 - 4:07pm


The Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center is celebrating its 30th birthday Wednesday, April 25, and the community is invited to get involved in the festivities.

Recreation staff is seeking pool users and residents who would like to share memories of the pool during the last 30 years.

The public, past and present staff, County Councilors, coaches, swimmers and stakeholders are invited  to the 1:30 p.m. cake cutting and share random flashback memories of the last 30 years, the ones that make you stop and just smile.

Second Half Property Tax Due By May 10

on April 13, 2018 - 10:41am
Los Alamos County would like to remind property owners that the second installment for 2017 property tax bills becomes delinquent after Thursday, May 10.
Payment must either be made in person by 5 p.m., May 10 at the Customer Care Center, or postmarked by midnight that same day to avoid late payment penalty and interest charges.
The Customer Care Center is in the lobby of the Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave., and open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Payments should be mailed to P.O.

Friday The 13th: 13 Facts About Unluckiest Day

on April 13, 2018 - 10:35am

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Friday the 13th is considered to be the unluckiest day in the Gregorian calendar by some and lucky by others.

Here are 13 facts about this day of ill-repute:

1. It's Unclear Why it is Feared

Very little is known about the origins of the day's notoriety. Some historians believe that the superstitions surrounding it arose in the late 19th century. The first documented mention of the day can be found in a biography of Italian composer Gioachino Rossini, who died on a Friday 13th.

Earth Week Talk: Learning From The Past To Improve Our Relationship With Fire And Forests April 17

on April 13, 2018 - 10:26am
Tom Swetnam is PEEC’s Earth Week speaker this year. He will give a talk on Ancestral Puebloan Fire Practices April 17. Courtesy photo
PEEC News:
How did Ancestral Pueblo populations manage to live within our forests, with no known history of catastrophic fires destroying their villages? What can we learn from history to improve our own relationships with fires in our forests?
This year PEEC is thrilled to bring Dr. Tom Swetnam to the Los Alamos Nature Center as the featured speaker for our annual Earth Day events.

'Gardens Gone Wild' Sculpture Exhibit Opens May 26

on April 13, 2018 - 10:25am
Preening Whitetail Monument. Courtesy photo
Ursus Monument. Courtesy photo
SFBG News:
SANTA FE  Fauna meets flora in the Santa Fe Botanical Garden’s 7th annual sculpture exhibit, Gardens Gone Wild, where works by award-winning sculptor Dan Ostermiller will be on display May 26, 2018 through May 13, 2019.
Opening events 10 a.m. to noon May 26 include an artist walk-through.
Visitors strolling the Garden’s paths may encounter a golden eagle in flight or two bears wrestling among the high desert foliage.

Scenes From GOP Meet And Greet Thursday

on April 13, 2018 - 9:26am

Republican candidates gather for a photo during the Meet and Greet event with the community Thursday evening in Wallace Hall at UNM-LA. Candidates include Mick Rich, U.S. Senate; Steve McFall, Congressional District 3; JoHanna Cox, Secretary of State; Wayne Johnson, State Auditor; Arthur Castillo, State Treasurer; Pat Lyons, Commissioner of Public Lands; Court of Appeals Judges - Steve French, Hank Bohnoff, Emil Kiehne and Daniel Gallegos; Lisa Shin, House Dist. 43; Brady Burke, County Council; Dawn Trujillo-Voss, County Council; Alan Kirk, Municipal Judge; Michelle Garcia Holmes, Lt.

Birds Encounter Frozen Bath Water On Sycamore

on April 13, 2018 - 8:44am

This pair of colorful birds encounter frozen bath water this morning at a residence on Sycamore Street. Photo by John McHale/

Santa Fe Opera Spring Tour, ‘Trinity’ 6 P.M. Sunday

on April 13, 2018 - 8:34am

The Santa Fe Opera Spring Tour, Trinity is 6 p.m. Sunday at Duane Smith. Courtesy/SFO

SFO News:

The Santa Fe Opera Spring Tour, Trinity is 6 p.m. Sunday, April 15 at Duane Smith Auditorium, 1300 Trinity Dr.

This is a free community concert.

Trinity ... 'Commissioned for The Santa Fe Opera’s 50th Anniversary'

Music: John Kennedy
Libretto: Andrea Fellows Walters
Stage Director: Kathleen Clawson

This one-act opera is presented on the 75th Commemoration of the development of the atomic bomb. Trinity takes place in southern New Mexico in the present day and during World War II.

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