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Los Alamos Ski Club Hosts 75th Anniversary Celebration Weekend: Oct. 26-28

on October 16, 2018 - 5:22pm

Los Alamos Ski Club News:

In 1943 a group of Manhattan Project scientists began the Los Alamos Ski Club, the mission was to bring together others that were interested in skiing as a recreational sport.

Later they expanded the Club and interest in skiing by working together to put in a rope tow to create a local ski area at Sawyers Hill. By the 50s the Club moved the ski area to Pajarito Mountain and continued its tradition of utilizing volunteers to bring an incredible skiing experience to the Los Alamos community.

After 75 years, the Los Alamos Ski Club continues to bring the ski community

VFW Auxiliary Fundraising Dinner Oct. 12

on October 10, 2018 - 6:46am

Cowboy Breakfast At Posse Lodge Sunday

on October 6, 2018 - 8:37pm

Yuan’s Dumpling And Noodle House Opening In Downtown Los Alamos Wednesday Morning

on October 6, 2018 - 4:54am

Yuan’s Dumpling and Noodle House owner Cuilan Yuan, right, and her friend Julia Ju at her new restaurant Friday afternoon, which is opening at 11 a.m., Wednesday at 1350 Central Ave., Suite 110. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

An interior view of Yuan’s Dumpling and Noodle House opening Wednesday at 1350 Central Ave., Suite 110. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

 

By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post
 
Yuan’s Dumpling and Noodle House is opening at 11 a.m., Wednesday at 1350 Central Ave., Suite 110.
 
Owner Cuilan Yuan spoke about her new

Liddie’s Traditional New Mexican Dishes: Green Chile Chicken Enchilada Casserole

on October 4, 2018 - 4:53am

Green chile chicken enchilada casserole. Photo by Liddie Martinez

By LIDDIE MARTINEZ
Espanola Valley

After a week’s travel to vertical eastern cities, I am dying for sunshine, vistas and green chile chicken enchiladas.

I long for our high desert and our unique food. This casserole is the ultimate in comfort food.

 Waiting at the luggage carousel I am taking virtual inventory of my pantry, my refrigerator, my deep freeze, visualizing all the ingredients I will need and lamenting another wait for the park and shuttle.

I speed to the I-25 exit, breeze by Sandias, sideline Santa Fe and

Laura Crucet Sees The Light At Pig + Fig Café

on October 3, 2018 - 3:56pm

Co-owner Laura Crucet sees the light today at her Pig + Fig Café at 11 Sherwood Blvd., in White Rock after County utility crews repaired a fault that occured this morning in an underground line. The eatery has now re-opened for business. Courtesy photo

Power Restored At Pig +Fig Café ... Re-opening 3 p.m.

on October 3, 2018 - 1:47pm

County Utility crews have repaired a fault that occured this morning in an underground line and power is now restored to the Pig + Fig Café at 11 Sherwood Blvd., in White Rock. The eatery will re-open for business at 3 p.m. today. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Pig + Fig Café Is In The Dark!

on October 3, 2018 - 9:24am

Pig + Fig Café co-owner Laura Crucet works the phone this morning trying to get power restored to her popular eatery at 11 Sherwood Blvd., in White Rock. Initial reports indicate that a transformer failed. Check back for updates. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

VFW Auxiliary Hosts Fundraiser Dinner Oct. 12

on October 2, 2018 - 4:22pm
COMMUNITY News:
 
The VFW Auxiliary will host a fundraising dinner 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12 at the VFW Post 8874 at 1793 Deacon St.
 
The menu includes pulled pork sandwiches, corn on the cob, coleslaw, beans and dessert. The cost is $12 a plate.
 
For tickets call Andrea at 505.412.3724.

Scenes From Ullr Fest At Ski Hill Today

on September 29, 2018 - 6:42pm

Scene from the annual Ullr Fest today at Pajarito Mountain. Ullr Fest celebrates the coming winter by featuring New Mexico craft beer, with nearly a dozen local breweries in attendance, as well as live music, lift-served hiking and mountain biking, Strava mountain bike races, a disc golf tournament, a viking costume contest and more. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com

Scene from the annual Ullr Fest today at Pajarito Mountain. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com

Scene from the annual Ullr Fest today at Pajarito Mountain. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com

Scene from

Chamber Coffee & Connections Today At Ruby K’s

on September 27, 2018 - 5:59am

Del Norte Credit Union Employees Raise And Donate $8,500 To YouthWorks!

on September 19, 2018 - 8:49am
From left, Youthworks! participant, Youthworks! Executive Director Melynn Schuyler, DNCU President/CEO Chuck Valenti and DNCU Web Marketing Specialist Alexandra Pratt. Courtesy photo
 
DNCU Chief Lending Officer Kerry Stacy, left, Youthworks! kids, Youthworks! Workforce and Personnel Engagement Director Devin Baldwin, DNCU Human Resources Manager Jocelyn Singer-Sargent, DNCU President/CEO Chuck Valenti, DNCU HR Coordinator Leeann Maes, DNCU Member Solutions Manager Jeri Bishop, DNCU VP Human Resources Jo Allen, DNCU Web Marketing Specialist Alexandra Pratt. Courtesy photo
 
DNCU News:
 

PEEC: Potluck And Moonlight Hike Sunday

on September 19, 2018 - 7:50am
PEEC’s spring moonlight hike. Photo by Beth Cortright
 
PEEC News:
 
Celebrate the arrival of fall at a moonlight hike and potluck dinner Sunday.
 
The Pajarito Environmental Education Center is hosting this outing, led by Jean Dewart of the Los Alamos Mountaineers. Enjoy good food, the company of others and time in nature at the end of the weekend. Registration is required for this event and only a few spots remain.
 
The potluck dinner starts at 5 p.m., at the Los Alamos Nature Center at 2600 Canyon Road.

Scenes From 2018 Los Alamos Historical Society Gala

on September 18, 2018 - 10:19am
Executive Director Heather McClenahan welcomes guests to a magical evening Saturday at the 5th Annual Historical Society Gala celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Los Alamos History Museum, 75th Anniversary of Los Alamos National Laboratory and 100th Anniversary of Boy Scout Troop 22. Tables sparkled, and guests reminisced during the special event at historic Fuller Lodge that included live and silent auctions of treasures and one-of-a-kind experiences, live music by the Los Alamos Big Band and dinner catered by Pig and Fig Cafe. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com

Scene from the

New Mobile Food Truck Opens In White Rock

on September 14, 2018 - 5:51pm

New mobile food truck opens in White Rock. Courtesy photo

Courtesy photo

BUSINESS News:

September is national better breakfast month and breakfast in White Rock just got a whole lot easier because of James Nelson and a new mobile food truck.

Nelson heads to work each day with more than another pay check to be earned, but with a sense of purpose that makes all the difference in the world.

“Food Is Love,” is not only the motto of his new food service truck, but the mission in his heart to not just serve others, but to give back to those that need it most.

UWNNM Youth Team & Zia Credit Union Host Dinner Over Diamond 4-7 p.m. Sunday

on September 14, 2018 - 4:55pm

Courtesy photo

Courtesy photo

UWNNM News:

The United Way of Northern New Mexico Youth Team and Zia Credit Union are happy to announce their annual event, Dinner Over Diamond.

The fundraiser is 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16.

Dinner Over Diamond offers a unique dining experience at 7,250 feet, (about 30 feet higher than the rest of Los Alamos), as the meal is served on the Griffith Gym overpass, spanning Diamond Drive.

Renee Lee, and her master crew at Pasta Paradiso will be catering the delicious affair, which will have a distinctly Italian ambiance.

Annual American Indian Community Day Sept. 15

on September 10, 2018 - 7:27am

Na'Hoy Le'tsii. Courtesy/SFIC

SFIC News:

The Santa Fe Indian Center's (SFIC) 8th annual American Indian Community Day is noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15 at Ragle Park, corner of Zia and Yucca Street in Santa Fe.

This free event brings the community of Santa Fe together to celebrate Native culture through traditional dances and music, share a meal together, enjoy a day of art projects, and join in other fun activities. Raffles will take place for dinners, gift certificates, art and other exciting prizes.

More than 20 non-profit booths will participate to educate the public on services

Starry Starry Night Dinner & Dancing Sept. 14

on September 7, 2018 - 8:36am

Liddie’s Traditional New Mexican Dishes: Chile Rellenos

on September 6, 2018 - 4:15pm
Chile Rellenos. By Liddie Martinez
 
By LIDDIE MARTINEZ
Espanola Valley
 
Something magical happens in New Mexico when Labor Day nears. People slow down their hectic pace to enjoy a life transformed.
 
When the Sangre de Cristo Mountains sport swaying golden headdresses sweeping across turquoise skies and our lungs fill with the intoxicating scent of roasting green chile- we are altered.

On The Job In Los Alamos: UWNNM At Blue Window

on August 30, 2018 - 9:27am

United Way of Northern New Mexico officials from left, President Elect Liddie Martinez who is the Los Alamos Market President at Los Alamos National Bank and Executive Director Mary Beth Maassen at a working lunch meeting Wednesday with former San Ildefonso Pueblo Governor James Mountain at the Blue Window on Central Avenue. The trio discussed issues facing those in need in Northern New Mexico. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Cowboy Breakfast At Posse Lodge Sunday

on August 29, 2018 - 9:34am

On The Job In Los Alamos: At El Parasol

on August 21, 2018 - 6:37am

On the job in Los Alamos is employee Juan Guzman greeting customers at the front counter recently at El Parasol at 1903 Central Ave. Guzman has worked at El Parasol for 6 months. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Dine Like A Black Bear At Nature Center Friday

on August 20, 2018 - 3:35pm

Bear Buffet menu inspired by a black bear’s diet features salmon catered by Pig + Fig, stuffed mushrooms, salads, a variety of desserts and much more, 6 p.m. Friday at the nature center. Courtesy/PEEC

 

PEEC News:

 

Enjoy a meal fit for a black bear Friday at the Los Alamos Nature Center.

 

The Land of Enchantment Wildlife Foundation and Pajarito Environmental Education Center are hosting the second annual bear buffet as a part of Bear Week. The dinner is 6-8 p.m. and tickets are $40 for PEEC members and $50 for non-members. Only a few tickets remain, so reserve a seat soon at

On The Job In Los Alamos: At Ruby K's

on August 20, 2018 - 6:01am

On the job in Los Alamos recently is Lena Sanchez keeping busy during the lunch hour at Ruby K's Bagel Cafe at Central Avenue and 20th Street. Sanchez has worked at Ruby K's for one year. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladaiypost.com

On The Job In Los Alamos: At Fleur de Lys

on August 16, 2018 - 4:23pm

On the job in Los Alamos at Fleur de Lys is employee Julia Booton greeting customers Friday at the French gourmet store and tea salon. Booton has worked for seven months at Fleur de Lys at 1460 Trinity Dr. She has been learning to bake for the cafe alongside owners Marcel and Stephanie Remillieux in the early mornings before the business opens. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Mairen Hoch/ladailypost.com

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