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Fundraiser To Support Gabriel Huerta Friday

on April 20, 2017 - 3:47pm


Field Trip Focusing On Geology Of Northern New Mexico June 4-10

on April 20, 2017 - 3:26pm
Princeton professor emeritus Lincoln Hollister will lead a June field trip focusing on the geology of Northern New Mexico.
The class, based at the Ghost Ranch Education Center near Abiquíu, will look at rocks ranging in age from Río Grade Gorge outcrops dated at more than a billion years, to the much more recent volcanics of the Pajarito Plateau.
Participants will stay at Ghost Ranch, with lodging and meals provided. They will explore the geology of the ranch area on foot and by van.

Laura Loy Tapped To Lead LAPS Foundation

on April 20, 2017 - 12:11pm

Laura Loy has been named executive director for the Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation. Photo by Carol A. Clark/


Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos native Laura Loy has been named executive director for the Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation organization. Loy is taking over from Joanna Gillespie, who served in the role for the past 12 years.

“I am very excited for the opportunity to serve as director of such an impactful organization as the LAPS Foundation,” Loy said Tuesday during an interview with the Los Alamos Daily Post.

Quorum Notice For Demonstration Garden Ribbon Cutting Wednesday

on April 20, 2017 - 11:51am


A quorum of the Los Alamos County Council may attend a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the Demonstration Garden in White Rock, however no action will be taken.

The ceremony is 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 26 on N.M. 4 in White Rock. The community is invited to attend.

Honoring Living Treasures Of Los Alamos April 23

on April 20, 2017 - 8:31am
Living Treasure Joan Smith Brown. Photo by Jim Gautier
Living Treasures of Los Alamos will honor Joan Smith Brown, Charles “Chick” Keller and J. Arthur Freed at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 23, at Crossroads Church, 97 East Road.
The public is invited to attend the ceremony and reception, sponsored by Los Alamos National Bank.
Joan Smith Brown
2017 Los Alamos Treasure
The good deeds Joan Smith Brown showers on neighbors, community, and family could fill the lives of several women.

Drone Operator Launches Local Business

on April 20, 2017 - 8:23am
Co-owner Michael Grimler of Desert Wind Aeronautical (DWA), a professional drone services company in Los Alamos. Courtesy photo
Los Alamos Daily Post

How many people wake up one morning and decide to get into the drone business? Michael and Kathleen Grimler of Los Alamos did just that last year when they started Desert Wind Aeronautical (DWA), a professional drone services company. Kathleen handles the business development side of things and has a background in marketing. Michael believes the business will be a perfect way to keep him busy when he retires.


Monday Personnel Board Meeting Canceled

on April 20, 2017 - 8:22am
The Los Alamos County Personnel Board meeting scheduled for 11:30 a.m., Monday in Room 110 of the Municipal Building is canceled.  
For more information, click here.