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Daily Postcard: Looking Down From Caballo Peak

on January 2, 2017 - 7:01am

Daily Postcard: View of Los Alamos from Caballo Peak. Photo by James Liberty

Scenes From New Year's Eve Torchlight Parade

on January 1, 2017 - 11:43am
The first skier sets his torch at Saturday night's annual New Year's Eve Torchlight Parade on Pajarito Mountain. It was a great event with snow falling lightly as the skiers prepared to head down the mountain. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Skiers set their torches at Saturday night's annual New Year's Eve Torchlight Parade on Pajarito Mountain. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Spectators gather to watch the skiers set their torches at Saturday night's annual New Year's Eve Torchlight Parade on Pajarito Mountain. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Skiers start down the mountain with their torches at Saturday night's

Daily Postcard: Wintery Main Hill

on January 1, 2017 - 5:59am

Daily Postcard: A wintery view of the Main Hill road Thursday afternoon. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com

Review: Frank Harlow’s Adventures In Physics And Pueblo Pottery

on December 31, 2016 - 10:20am
By ROGER SNODGRASS
Los Alamos Daily Post

Francis H. “Frank” Harlow was a unique human being with a boundless curiosity and a lifetime of devotion to some very serious interests. A one-of-a-kind physicist, he also was a passionate naturalist and artist. Along with his scientific breakthroughs in the field of fluid dynamics, he may be best known for his role as a collector, connoisseur and authority on Pueblo pottery.

His breadth of interests is only partly captured in the title of his autobiography, “Adventures in Physics and Pueblo Pottery: Memoirs of a Los Alamos Scientist.

Decorating For The Holidays – Stable Style

on December 31, 2016 - 9:24am

Saturday's visit to the North Mesa Horse Stables in Los Alamos reveals a variety of decorating designs for the holiday season. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

A Merry Christmas theme brightens this stable Saturday. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Red and green lights decorate a stable fence Saturday. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

A horse head wreath decorates a door at a North Mesa stable Saturday. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Daily Postcard: Towering Trees

on December 31, 2016 - 7:11am

Daily Postcard: Trees tower high in the sky off N.M. 4. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com

Daily Postcard: Otowi Suspension Bridge

on December 30, 2016 - 7:28am

Daily Postcard: The Otowi Suspension Bridge, spanning the Rio Grande River near San Ildefonso, is a wooden suspension bridge built in 1924. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997. Photo by Robert Beberniss

Photo by Robert Beberniss

Daily Postcard: Holiday Visitors Flock To Ashley Pond

on December 29, 2016 - 7:40am

Daily Postcard: Holiday visitors check out the beauty of Ashley Pond. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Snyder: Maria And The New History Museum

on December 28, 2016 - 7:42am

Curator Don Cavness with the pottery pitcher made by Maria Martinez for the Los Alamos Ranch School, circa 1915–1920. Courtesy photo

The eagle dancer disc embedded in the fireplace of the Ranch School Guest House, now a part of the Los Alamos History Museum campus. Courtesy photo

 

By SHARON SNYDER
Los Alamos History Museum

Would any history museum in this area of New Mexico be complete without a piece of pottery by Maria Martinez, the famed Potter of San Ildefonso? For me, the answer is “no.”

The Los Alamos History Museum is fortunate to display two unique pieces.

A polychrome

Daily Postcard: Doe Seeks Apples On Walnut Street

on December 27, 2016 - 6:58am

Daily Postcard: Doe spotted rummaging for leftover apples Sunday in a backyard on Walnut Street. Photo by Robert Beberniss

Classical Music World: Concert Hall Tours

on December 26, 2016 - 10:00am
By ANN MCLAUGHLIN, Artistic Director
Los Alamos Concert Association

I don’t really have a bucket list, but I’d like to hear as many of the world’s great orchestras in their home halls as I can before my expiration date rolls around. My husband Bill and I try to take in concerts when we travel and enjoy guided tours of the halls as well.

On two visits to Amsterdam in the last couple of years, we have attended performances in the storied Royal Concertgebouw, a hall famed for its fine acoustic qualities.

Daily Postcard: Ashley Pond Park Reflects Season

on December 26, 2016 - 6:11am

Daily Postcard: Ashley Pond Park reflects the holiday season. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Daily Postcard: Christmas From Anniversary Trail

on December 25, 2016 - 8:08am

Daily Postcard: Christmas scene from Anniversary Trail. Photo by Robert Beberniss

Christmas Lights Brighten Local Homes

on December 24, 2016 - 9:07am

Christmas lights and a gigantic rubber duckie wearing a Santa hat brighten the Jaramillo family home at the corner of 36th Street and Diamond Drive in Los Alamos. Photo by Hope Jaramillo/ladailypost.com

The Hollabaugh family goes all out each year to celebrate the Christmas season at their home on Garver Lane in White Rock with festive sights and sounds. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

The Hollabaugh family light display moves to the beat of Christmas music at their home on Garver Lane in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

A nativity scene displayed at a home on

Daily Postcard: Gingerbread House Masterpiece!

on December 24, 2016 - 9:07am

Daily Postcard: The Granillo syblings of White Rock with their newly created gingerbread house, from left, Kyle, 8, standing, Sienna, 10, Hannah, 6, and Isaac, 4. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Daily Postcard: Santa Spotted On Barranca Mesa

on December 23, 2016 - 7:41am

Daily Postcard: Santa and three of his elves were recently spotted on Barranca Mesa and they are inviting the community to visit them and get a candy cane Christmas Eve at 113 El Gancho Street on Barranca Mesa. Merry Christmas! Photo by Jean Marr

Daily Postcard: Snow Falls As Christmas Nears

on December 22, 2016 - 9:28am

Daily Postcard: Snow is covering the area this morning including Aster Street in the Pinon Trails neighborhood in White Rock. The National Weather Service reports a daytime high of 35 with this morning’s snow likely turning to rain this afternoon. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches is possible. Tonight’s low will reach around 31. Friday’s forecast includes a high of near 43 with a 30 percent chance of snow and a low of around 26. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 

Daily Postcard: View From Camp May Road

on December 21, 2016 - 7:38am

Daily Postcard: View of Los Alamos from Camp May Road. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com

New Mexico Department Of Cultural Affairs First Free Sunday Jan. 8

on December 20, 2016 - 6:30am
NMDCA News:
 
SANTA FE — The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs announces that the first free Sunday for New Mexico residents at its four Santa Fe museums, two Albuquerque Museums, and seven historic sites, is Sunday, Jan. 8, because Sunday, Jan. 1, is New Year’s Day and the Museums will be closed for the holiday.
 
A previous release did not clarify that the free admission is for New Mexico residents only.
 
The New Mexico Museum of Art, the New Mexico Museum of History/Palace of the Governors, the Museum of International Folk Art, and the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, all

Notice Of Quorum For Arts in Public Places Board

on December 20, 2016 - 6:22am
COUNTY News:
 
Notices of a possible quorum of the Arts in Public Places Board at tonight's County Council meeting and Wednesday's Canyon Rim Trail Ribbon Cutting Ceremony have been published and are available online at: http://losalamos.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx.
 
No action will be taken by the board at these events.

Daily Postcard: Los Alamos Canyon

on December 20, 2016 - 5:37am

Daily Postcard: View of Los Alamos Canyon. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com

New Banners Installed Along Central Avenue

on December 19, 2016 - 8:17am

Workers install new banners last week on the poles along Central Avenue. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

County's Holiday Tree Welcomes Visitors, Staff

on December 19, 2016 - 7:54am

The annual holiday tree standing tall inside the Los Alamos County Municipal Building brightens the lobby and welcomes vistors and staff daily at 1000 Central Ave. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Daily Postcard: Moon Glows Through Trees

on December 19, 2016 - 7:22am

Daily Postcard: The moon glows through tree branches at a residence Thursday night on Oakwood Loop near downtown Los Alamos. Photo by Leland Lehman/ladailypost.com

Daily Postcard: Mid-December Rainbow

on December 18, 2016 - 7:52am

Daily Postcard: A rainbow fills the sky Friday in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com

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