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White Rock Receives Dusting Of Snow Overnight

on March 12, 2018 - 6:53am

A good dusting of snow was received overnight in White Rock. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

‘Secondary Cause Of Death' Opens At LALT March 16

on March 12, 2018 - 6:01am

Los Alamos

It’s been three long years since Los Alamos Little Theater treated audiences to Peter Gordon’s “Murdered to Death.”

Finally, thespians will stage the much anticipated sequel, “Secondary Cause of Death,” at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays March 16-31, and a matinee at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at the LALT Performing Arts Center at 1670 Nectar St.

Tickets at $14/$12 for students and seniors are available at CB FOX, online, and at the door 30 minutes prior to performances.

It’s 1939, and Colonel Charles Craddock has inherited Bagshot House, the setting for

Military Order Of The World Wars Meets March 20

on March 12, 2018 - 5:29am
MOWW News:
This month’s meeting of the Military Order Of The World Wars is Tuesday, March 20 with speaker State Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard. She will be talking about what happen at the recently completed legislative session.
The meeting is in the 2nd floor conference room at the Los Alamos Research Park. The Los Alamos Research building is west of the South Mesa Fire Station.

Daily Postcard: Snow Scene Sunday Night On Trinity

on March 12, 2018 - 5:00am

Daily Postcard: Snow fell on Los Alamos Sunday including this evening scene on Trinity Drive. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Sunshine Week: Open Government Is Good Government

on March 11, 2018 - 10:01am
General Counsel
National Sunshine Week 2018 begins today and runs through March 17.

“The basic purpose of FOIA is to ensure an informed citizenry, vital to the functioning of a democratic society, needed to check against corruption and to hold the governors accountable to the governed.” ... United States Supreme Court in NLRB v. Robbins Tire Co., 437 U.S. 214, 242 (1978)

July 4, 1966, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the first Federal sunshine law in the U.S.

Church Of Christ Host 6th Women's Mini-conference

on March 11, 2018 - 1:33am
Benevolence activity during the 2017 Women2Women Conference Courtesy photo

Worship News:

“Growing in God’s Goodness” is the theme of the sixth annual county-wide “Women2Women” mini-conference.

The mini-conference, which seeks to connect Los Alamos women with each other and with God, is 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, March 17, at the Los Alamos Church of Christ, 2323 Diamond Dr.

The morning of Christian fellowship, mutual encouragement, and spiritual strengthening is open to all women of the community. The event is free. Brunch will be served.

The church began sponsoring the county-wide

New Mexico Democratic Party Pre-Primary Convention Results, Platform And Scenes

on March 11, 2018 - 1:24am

U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich who is running for reelection excoriates Republicans during his presentation at the Democratic Party of New Mexico Pre-Primary Convention Saturday at the Albuquerque Convention Center. Photo by George Chandler

U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan who is running for reelection does his mom, left, proud as he enunciates the theme of the convention: Take it Back’. Photo by George Chandler

U.S. Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham who is running for governor starts her speech, a protestor interrupts and is removed by security, MLG reacts, resumes, calls for respect for opposing views.

St. Patrick's Day Dance Party: Celebrate With Jenny And The Mexicats At The National Hispanic Cultural Center

on March 11, 2018 - 1:23am
NHCC News:
ALBUQUERQUE ― Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a night of fun with Jenny and the Mexicats at the National Hispanic Cultural Center at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 17 in the Grand Ball Room, Pete V. Domenici Education Center.
Tickets are $25, and are available from the NHCC Box Office, at (505).724.4771, or at The event is presented in partnership with Pop FizzAMP Concerts, and Tricklock Company.
Jenny and the Mexicats have been described as a "revelation in true world music," as well as a band that "came together in an amazing way." Lead singer Jenny,

LAPD Officer Deploys To Middle East

on March 11, 2018 - 1:22am

Los Alamos Police Cpl. Natalee Trujillo is deploying to the Middle East next month with the U.S. Army Reserves. A 2006 graduate of Los Alamos High School, she was last deployed in 2014 to Afghanistan. She has been a police officer for four years and plans to return to LAPD following a year of military leave. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

LANB Brings Students From El Camino Real Academy To Bradbury Science Museum

on March 11, 2018 - 1:20am
El Camino Real Academy 5th graders visit to the Bradbury Science Musuem thanks to a generous transportation grant from Los Alamos National Bank. Photo by Linda Anderman/BSM

An El Camino Real Academy 5th grader at the Bradbury Museum during a field trip sponsored by LANB. Photo by Linda Anderman/BSM


BSMA News:
Twenty-five 5th graders from El Camino Real Academy enjoyed a field trip to the Bradbury Science Museum, thanks to a grant provided by Los Alamos National Bank, that pays for the student’s and teacher’s transportation to the museum.
Liddie Martinez, LANB Market President

LAPD Announces Annual Employee Awards

on March 11, 2018 - 1:15am

Los Alamos Police Department staff at their annual awards banquet, from left, Det. Matt Lyon, Det. Ryan Wolking, Sgt Daniel Roberts, Sgt. Chris Ross, Det. Sgt. James Rodriguez, Cpl. James Keane and Chief Dino Sgambellone. Photo by Kateri Morris

Los Alamos Alamos Police Cpl. Adele McKenze who is the school resource officer for Los Alamos High School receives the Officer of the Year Award from Chief Dino Sgambellone. Courtesy photo


The Los Alamos Police Department has announced the names of those who received awards during its annual banquet honoring employees for their

LAPS: Community Budget Meeting March 19

on March 11, 2018 - 1:11am
LAPS News:
The next Los Alamos Public Schools Budget Meeting is 5:30-7:00 p.m. Monday, March 19, in the White Rock Branch Library.
Parents, students, staff and community members are invited to attend and participate in the conversation.
The meeting will include a review of the budget development process and time for community members to ask questions, give ideas and suggest how funds would be best utilized.  
School Board Members will also be discussing the budget during the upcoming School Board Work Session March 29 at the Topper Freshman Academy, as well as during the

SGR Presents Legislative Wrap-up To Rotary Club

on March 11, 2018 - 1:07am

Dist. 43 State Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard recently presented a legislative wrap-up at a Rotary Club meeting, describing this year's session at the Roundhouse. Photo by Rob Metcalf

Belisama Irish Dance: Rhythm Of Fire March 17

on March 11, 2018 - 1:05am
Courtesy/Minesh Bacrania
ART News:
Belisama Irish Dance School invites the community to attend Rhythm of Fire 2018, this St. Patrick’s Day at 5 p.m., at the James A. Little Theater at the Santa Fe School for the Deaf in Santa Fe.
A fun, energetic evening of Irish dance and music, ranging from the traditional to more contemporary is great for the whole family. Maria Jones performs on fiddle with her original Irish and Scottish tunes.
Tickets are $15 for children/students/seniors and $20 for adults. Visit to purchase.
Belisama Irish Dance School has

Apple Hill String Quartet Residency In Los Alamos

on March 11, 2018 - 1:04am
The Apple Hill String Quartet will host a one-day residency March 22 in Los Alamos. Courtesy photo
LAAC News:
The Apple Hill String Quartet will host a one-day residency featuring a free master class 3:30-5 p.m. and a gala concert 7-8:30 p.m. March 22 in Fuller Lodge in Los Alamos.
Called “dashing and extraordinary” by Strad Magazine, the Apple Hill String Quartet has earned praise around the world for its concerts that present interpretive mastery of traditional repertoire, neglected masterpieces, and music from around the world, as well as world premieres and commissioned

Lenten Ecumenical Series Continues Thursday

on March 11, 2018 - 1:03am

The White Rock United Methodist Bell Choir performing at a March 8 worship service. Courtesy photo

FUMC News:

The Lenten Ecumenical Series “For Such a Time as This …” will continue Thursday with Lisa Jo Bezner of First United Methodist Church of Los Alamos preaching “The Feast” on Esther 7: 1-4. 

Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church will be providing the music and officiating for the evening.

Adult classes this year will be Virtue and Vice in the Marvel Universe by Father Chris Adams Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church; The Four Acts of Prayer by the Rev.

Daily Postcard: Families Visit Ashley Pond

on March 11, 2018 - 1:01am

Daily Postcard: Balmy weather Saturday afternoon drew families to Ashley Pond. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

YCC Job Applications Open At The Family YMCA

on March 10, 2018 - 8:33pm

Class Of ‘98 Launches Topper Trot ... Open To Public

on March 10, 2018 - 9:17am

LAHS Class Of ‘98 Reunion News:


To all Los Alamos area friends and supporters ... the 1st ever Topper Trot 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run, presented by the Class of ‘98 is now open for registration.


The event is July 7 in Los Alamos as part of the Class of ‘98 reunion activities.


This specific activity is open to the public and proceeds from the event will benefit the LAPS Foundation.


Register here: 

Los Alamos County Accepting Applications To Fill One Vacancy On Board Of Public Utilities

on March 10, 2018 - 8:26am


Los Alamos County is accepting applications until April 12 to fill one position on the Board of Public Utilities (BPU). 

Comprising five voting members, the BPU governs the Department of Public Utilities (DPU), a county-owned utility that provides Los Alamos with electric, water, natural gas and wastewater services. The selected individual will fill a position to be vacated July 1 due to an expiring term. Applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Thursday, April 12. 

Interested parties can complete the online application at All

Rotary Hears Plans For Local Polaris Charter School

on March 10, 2018 - 7:52am
LAPS School Board Member Bill Hargraves, acting as a private citizen, and Liz Martineau gave a program recently at the Rotary Club of Los Alamos, detailing plans to begin a Polaris Charter School in Los Alamos for 6th-8th grade students. Photo by Rob Metcalf

County: Notice Of Possible Quorum March 13

on March 10, 2018 - 7:30am