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Smith’s In Los Alamos Hosts Frito Pie Fundraiser Today

on May 20, 2017 - 9:36am
Smith’s in Los Alamos is hosting a Frito pie fundraiser 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today to benefit the UNM Children's Hospital in Albuquerque. A drink and Frito pie will be available for $6 and a silent auction will be held, too. Both Los Alamos and White Rock Smith’s will be taking donations at the registers.

The Unsung Hero

on May 20, 2017 - 9:17am
Unsung heroes can be found everywhere. Courtesy photo
 
By AMBER GRADY-FULLER
JudyGail's Place

The news is swarming with horrible stories about tragedies. We hear too often about shootings at community colleges or vehicles driving into crowds of people. These stories are heartbreaking. Those who witness these events also are impacted in profound ways. It is life altering to witness innocent lives suddenly changed by a senseless evil act.

While these tragedies are overwhelming, many stories of heroism also rise to the surface.

United Thrift Shop Bag Sale Wednesday, May 24

on May 20, 2017 - 7:50am

The United Thrift Shop at 2525 Canyon Road. Courtesy photo

COMMUNITY News:

The United Thrift Shop is hosting a Bag Sale Wednesday, May 24 at the United Church of Los Alamos at 2525 Canyon Road.

Customers may fill a bag for $6 (something new). This sale excludes jewelry.

The United Church Thrift Shop, operated by the Women's Christian Service Society (WCSS), is open for shoppers 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Wednesdays.

The shop accepts donations of gently used and clean clothes, linens, housewares, jewelry, shoes, toys and children's books.

Smith’s Motto: ‘Making Hope For Kids’ Through May 27

on May 20, 2017 - 7:26am
Smith’s Marketplace in Los Alamos. Courtesy photo
 
COMMUNITY News:
 
“Making Hope for Kids,” to benefit UNM Children's Hospital is the motto of the local Smith’s Food and Drugstores through May 27.
 
Smith’s‘Making Hope For Kids’ logo. Courtesy photo
 
The goal is to bring hope to children in New Mexico and Smith’s hopes to locally do that by raising $12,000. Last year the Los Alamos and White Rock stores raised just over $8,000.
 
“It is easy to donate at the cash registers and donation boxes are located at the wine bar, customer service and the pharmacy,” said Smith's Associate and

Daily Postcard: Snowy Spring In Los Alamos

on May 20, 2017 - 7:19am

Daily Postcard: Spring flowers and plants are sprinkled with snowflakes Friday morning in Los Alamos. Photo by Trisha Ancell

Daily Postcard: A snowy spring Friday morning in Los Alamos. Photo by Trisha Ancell

More Scenes From Special Olympics Torch Run

on May 19, 2017 - 6:21pm

Los Alamos Police Department runners and Special Olympic athletes meet for a photo Thursday morning before taking off in the 2017 Torch Run from Los Alamos to Jemez Springs. Photo by Kateri Morris

Los Alamos American Legion (Linda Fox) presents a $500 check to Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. Photo by Kateri Morris

From left, Bandelier Ranger David Sutherland, LAPD Sgt. Tim Lonz and LAPD Cpl. Robert Larsen pull a steep hill. Photo by Kateri Morris

Bandelier Ranger Derek Thompson carries the torch. Photo by Kateri Morris

LAPD Cmdr. Morris and Ofc.

Scenes From 2017 Special Olympics Torch Run

on May 19, 2017 - 6:19pm

Los Alamos Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run Coordinator Cmdr. Oliver Morris leads athletes along Trinity Drive early Thursday as they head toward the Jemez. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Former Los Alamos Police Chief Wayne Torpy, right, showed up to show his support for the Torch Run with Chief Dino Sgambellone, center, and Cmdr. Oliver Morris. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Auxiliary Fire Brigade volunteers Tom Houlton, left, and Charles Hosford are ready to assist Thursday morning for the 2017 Special Olympics Torch Run from the Los Alamos Police

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