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Small Business Profile: Papa Murphy’s Customers Are The Best!

on November 23, 2016 - 9:18am

Papa Murphy’s owners Gayle and Lyle Cunningham. Photo by Chris Clark/


Los Alamos Daily Post

Nov. 26 is Small Business Saturday and an opportunity for the community to show its support by visiting and shopping at local businesses in Los Alamos and White Rock.

Papa Murphy’s opened in Los Alamos nearly 12 years ago at 3801 Arkansas, Ste. B. Current owners Gayle and Lyle Cunningham explain how they ended up buying the business.

“We moved to Los Alamos to buy the business almost two years ago now,” Lyle said.

Secret City Kitchen Launches Food Service At UNM-LA

on November 22, 2016 - 8:54am

Owner Jeremy Varela behind the counter at Secret City Kitchen UNM-LA. Photo by Nancy Coombs/UNM-LA

UNM-LA News:

It has been about three years since the aroma of fresh coffee and food filled the Student Center on the UNM-Los Alamos campus.

This year, the decision was made to bring a grab-and-go food service to campus based on requests from students, faculty and staff. After considering several proposals, Jeremy Varela and his local Secret City Kitchen business were selected to serve the campus.

“One of our goals is to have a ‘vibrant campus environment,’ UNM-LA CEO Dr. Cindy Rooney said.

American Legion Hosts Thanksgiving Dinner

on November 22, 2016 - 6:06am

SGR Thanks Supporters At Reelection Celebration

on November 20, 2016 - 10:34am

Dist. 43 Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard, center at rear, at her campaign thank you celebration with many of her supporters Saturday afternoon at the Pig & Fig restaurant in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Dist. 43 Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard, left, with Pig & Fig owner Laura Hamilton who catered Saturday's celebration at her eatery at 35 Rover Blvd. in White Rock. Courtesy photo

Los Alamos Co+op Market Offers Local, Organic Thanksgiving Fare And New Holiday Hours

on November 19, 2016 - 9:23am
CO+OP News:
Head to the locally owned Los Alamos Cooperative Market this week for everything needed for the perfect—and sustainable—Thanksgiving table.
All-natural and organic varieties of Mary’s free-range, non-GMO turkeys are available in a variety of sizes. The turkeys, which were raised by the Pitman family in California’s sunny San Joaquin Valley, were fed a vegetarian diet, did not receive antibiotics, and were raised without added hormones. The meat contains no preservatives.
Beeler’s hams (boneless or bone-in) also are available in spiral cut, halves or quarters.

Masonic Breakfast Benefits LAHS Swimmers Saturday

on November 18, 2016 - 9:40am

Sirphey Launching Lunchtime Delivery Options

on November 18, 2016 - 7:26am
Courtesy image
Sirphey, the Los Alamos food-tech company that encourages you to “eat global” with its daily-changing, curated menu, will soon offer lunchtime delivery!
No matter how much one might want to escape the office for a lunchtime treat, it’s not always possible, so Sirphey is making some changes! For those too tied up to leave the office, Sirphey has them covered! And for those offices where not everyone is craving the same type of food, Sirphey has them covered, too, with a constantly changing menu that offers 4-5 cuisines, each day!
Like lunchtime

LAHS Softball Team Spaghetti Dinner Nov. 29

on November 15, 2016 - 5:50pm

Rose Chocolatier Is Moving To Central Park Square And Adding Espresso To The Menu!

on November 13, 2016 - 12:13pm

Ray Villegas is busy preparing the space at 149 Central Park Square for Rose Chocolatier's move this month. Photo by Mandy Marksteiner

Rose Chocolatier is moving to 149 Central Park Square later this month. Photo by Mandy Marksteiner


Los Alamos

Rose Chocolatier, the local shop that makes hand crafted rich dark chocolate, is moving this month to a new storefront at 149 Central Park Square.

Hand crafted chololate created at Rose Chocolatier. Photo by Mandy Marksteiner

Ray Villegas, who works with Rancho Creston, a company that does electrical, plumbing and

Bandelier Seeks Operator For Frijoles Canyon Eatery

on November 7, 2016 - 12:40pm

Location of proposed restaurant, historic Building 17 in Frijoles Canyon, Bandelier National Monument. Courtesy/NPS


  • Offers Must Be Submitted by January 5, 2017

The National Park Service (NPS) has announced the release of a prospectus for the award of a new concession contract to operate food and beverage service and limited retail in Bandelier National Monument.

The current concession contract for this service, held by Pajarito Plateau Trading Co., LLC, doing business as Bandelier Trading Company, will expire Dec.

Chamisa Pancake Breakfast To Honor Veterans

on November 5, 2016 - 8:12am


Chamisa Elementary School in White Rock is hosting a special pancake breakfast to honor local Veterans.

All proceeds will be donated to Los Alamos VFW Post 8874.

The breakfast 7:15-8:15 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10 in the Chamisa Gymnasium.

Cost is $5/plate (Vets are free!). Diners may pre-order or pay at the door.

Special Pancake/Waffle Breakfast Nov. 5

on October 31, 2016 - 4:09pm

Local Food-Tech Company ‘Sirphey’ Adds New Talent And Extends Hours

on October 26, 2016 - 8:50pm


Sirphey, the Los Alamos food-tech company that brings global flavors to your fingertips, is now adding even more diversity to its talent pool. Beginning Oct. 29, Sirphey will be introducing Saturday operations with its newest chef, David Sundberg! Drawing from his experience across Europe and the United States – including some of New Mexico’s most popular restaurants -- his menus will highlight the flavors of Continental/European and Southwestern Cuisine.

From Poisson en Pappiote and Pork Schnitzel to Tequila-Lime Grilled Chicken and Harvest Vegetable Bisque, Chef

Celebrate With Co-op Market Saturday And Sunday

on October 26, 2016 - 10:26am

Co+op Board, back row from left, Laila Badran, Natalie Melaschenko, General Manager Tim Morrison, Cecile Hemez and Megan Green. Front row from left, Steve Snapp, Karen Kendall, Whitney Spivey, David Fellenz and Tracy McFarland. Courtesy photo

CO+OP News:

Happy Co-op Month! Everyone is invited to join the team at the Los Alamos Co+op Market Saturday, Oct. 29 and Sunday, Oct. 30 for Member Appreciation Days.

Members save 10 percent off regularly priced items. You do not have to be a member to shop at the Co+op or to celebrate with everyone this weekend.

New Los Alamos McDonald’s Construction Underway

on October 22, 2016 - 10:32am

Construction is moving right along on the new McDonald's in the Smith's Marketplace shopping center area on Trinity Drive in Los Alamos. The restaurant is now accepting applications. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

LA Soup And Specialty Foods Expands, Offers Pop-Up Service At projectY Cowork Oct. 25

on October 19, 2016 - 7:02am
LA Soup and Specialty Foods, LLC, owned by Monica Van de Water, has announced it will be offering a pop-up soup and perogies service for lunch and dinner at projectY cowork Los Alamos Tuesday, Oct. 25.
Since 2015, Van de Water has been offering home delivery service of specialty soups and comfort food sides she cooks out of her licensed commercial-grade kitchen in White Rock.

Scottish Rite Masquerade Ball: A Midsummer Night's Dream Oct. 29

on October 16, 2016 - 9:23am

Courtesy/Scottish Rite Temple


SANTA FE - The Scottish Rite Temple Santa Fe (SRTSF) announces a Midsummer Night's Dream magical cocktail party 7-1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 with music by the swingng Max and the Max Pack band, delicious food, tempting drinks and performers from the Upstart Crows. Raffle tickets for outstanding prizes, come in costume!

Ticket proceeds support the maintenance of the Scottish Rite Temple, built in 1911. This historic building was saved from a private sale in 2015, and it has become one of Santa Fe's most sought after event, education, arts and

High Tea On The Hill At LAHS Oct. 16

on October 12, 2016 - 6:53am
Onnolee and Zoe of the United Way Youth Team. Courtesy photo
The United Way Youth Team is hosting High Tea On The Hill is 1-2:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 16, in the lobby at Los Alamos High School at 1300 Diamond Dr. This event is a great chance for tea lovers in the community to get together and talk about all things tea.
This year's theme is “mad hatter”, so the community is invited to wear their best or silliest tea hat, and the two attendees with the best hats will receive a teapot that has been decorated by the National Art Honors Society at Los Alamos High School.

Waffle Breakfast At Masonic Lodge Oct. 15

on October 8, 2016 - 8:11am

Apple Canning Class Tuesday

on October 6, 2016 - 2:23pm

Spaghetti Fundraiser & Band For Arleigh Huff

on October 5, 2016 - 6:23pm

Domino’s Pizza Opening In Los Alamos Soon

on October 5, 2016 - 12:58pm

Domino’s Pizza is opening soon in a space next to Supercuts in Smith’s Marketplace shopping center in Los Alamos. Domino’s Pizza is an American pizza restaurant chain and international franchise pizza delivery corporation headquartered at the Domino Farms Office Park in Ann Arbor Charter Township, near Ann Arbor, Mich. Photo by Hope Jaramillo/

Community Invited To Taco Fest At KofC Hall Oct. 13

on October 4, 2016 - 10:19am

KofC News:

The community is invited to enjoy a taco plate with a dessert and drink at the Knight's of Columbus Hall at 401 Trinity Dr., in Los Alamos.

Proceeds from the event go toward the Knight's of Columbus general fund.

  • When: Thursday, Oct. 13
  • Time: 5-8 p.m.
  • Where: Knights of Columbus Hall
  • Price: $10 adult plate/$7 child plate

Pajarito Mountain & Los Alamos Ski Club Host Ullr Fest Saturday

on September 30, 2016 - 7:52am
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PMSA News:
Pajarito Mountain Ski Area, in partnership with the Los Alamos Ski Club will host Ullr Fest this Saturday, Oct. 1.
Ullr Fest is a community event honoring Ullr, in hopes of bringing a good ski season to Pajarito Mountain this winter. The event includes a brewfest, two concerts, a downhill mountain bike race, a disc golf tournament, and a costume contest.

Saturday’s Ullr Festival includes live music from noon to 5pm by JJ and the Hoolians, and Bronach Celtic Blues. The New Mexico Craft BeerFest is noon to 5 p.m.