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Scenes From FSN Gingerbread House Building

on December 14, 2017 - 7:03am

Children and parents gathered Wednesday to build gingerbread houses at Family Strengths Network on Orange Street. FSN provides all the necessary components and ingredients and participants supply the creativity to construct their gingerbread house during this popular annual holiday event. Photo by John McHale/

Scene from annual gingerbread house building event Wednesday at Family Strengths Network. Photo by John McHale/

Scene from annual gingerbread house building event Wednesday at Family Strengths Network. Photo by John McHale/

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Quorum Notice: Environmental Sustainability Board

on December 14, 2017 - 6:54am


Members of the Environmental Sustainability Board may attend the special Los Alamos County Council meeting at noon Friday, Dec. 15, in Council Chambers at the Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.

A quorum may be present however no action will be taken.

The meeting is open to the public.


Daily Postcard: Ruby K’s Bagel Cafe

on December 14, 2017 - 6:47am

Daily Postcard: Ruby K’s Bagel Cafe is welcoming local residents and holiday visitors to dine inside or on the patio at 1789 Central Ave. in downtown Los Alamos. Ruby K’s menu includes fresh bagels, artisan sandwiches, soups, salads, new side dishes and a variety of desserts. Visit for more details and hours of operation. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

On The Job In Los Alamos: At David’s Old Fashioned Barber Shop

on December 13, 2017 - 5:31pm

On the job in Los Alamos today is co-owner David Martinez cutting customer Mike Havermehl’s hair at David’s Old Fashioned Barber Shop, 1247 Central Ave. B-2. Martinez has been barbering for 10 years. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

David Martinez co-owns David’s Old Fashioned Barber Shop with his father who started the business 26 years ago. Martinez sports a tattoo that matches the logo of the man on his business card that his mother Tina designed 26 years ago, he said. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

LAPS Employee Spotlight: Andy Ainsworth

on December 13, 2017 - 3:19pm

Water Main Repaired On San Ildefonso Road

on December 13, 2017 - 2:42pm


The water main break on San Ildefonso Road has been repaired and water services fully restored to the affected area.

Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities water crews responded to the break around 12:30 p.m. today. Water services to the apartment complexes on the northside of San Ildefonso Road near North Mesa Road and homes on Broadview were the most impacted. 

Direct any questions to the Department of Public Utilities at 505.662.8333 or by email at

Girl Scouts Of New Mexico Trails Welcomes New Members To Board Of Directors

on December 13, 2017 - 11:11am
GSNM News:
Girl Scouts of New Mexico Trails welcomes the following new members to their Board of Directors:
Duane Trythall, Albuquerque
Duane is currently with Trythall Advisory Group that facilitates sales, mergers, and acquisitions for medium size business in the Southwest and Rock Mountain regions. Duane has always been impressed by the ability of the Girl Scouts to adapt to the changing needs of America’s youth while maintaining and promoting traditional values of scouting.