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Vacation Bible School At Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church June 25-30

on June 20, 2017 - 8:25am

Vacation Bible School is is June 25-30 at Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church at 2390 North Road. Courtesy photo

COMMUNITY News:

Vacation Bible School at Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Los Alamos is June 25-30. This year’s Day Camp theme is “Breaking all the Rules: Following Jesus’ Lead!”

Young adult counselors from Rainbow Trail Lutheran Camp and Bethlehem’s pastors will be leading the bible studies, which center on how God’s call for us to love sometimes goes against what the world tells us to do.

Author Lenton Malry At Mesa Public Library Thursday

on June 20, 2017 - 7:40am

Courtesy image

LIBRARY News:

“Let’s Roll This Train” is a memoir by one of New Mexico’s leading educators and public servants, Dr. Lenton Malry. Malry will give a talk at Mesa Public Library, 7 p.m. Thursday, in the Upstairs Rotunda.

Malry is a great storyteller, and he has an inspiring story to tell, having been raised in the segregated South at a time when access to housing, education, employment and even recreation were limited for Black people.  His family prized education and public service and he has combined those two aspects of his upbringing in everything he has accomplished.

It

PEEC: Upcoming CaveSim Adventure! June 24

on June 20, 2017 - 6:51am
Try your hand at caving at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Courtesy photo
 
PEEC News:
 
Ready to test your spelunking skills? Delve into a simulated world of caves 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, June 24 at the Los Alamos Nature Center.
 
This is the perfect opportunity to crawl through 60-foot tunnels, observe vertical rope climbing demos, and practice rescue missions. The electronic simulator will track your movements so you can learn what it takes to access some of the most remote places on Earth.

Registration Opens For Firecracker 5K Family Fun Run

on June 20, 2017 - 6:47am

Participants in a previous Firecracker 5K Family Fun Run. Courtesy/YMCA

Scene from a previous Firecracker 5K Family Fun Run. Courtesy/YMCA

YMCA News:

The Family YMCA in Los Alamos is hosting its annual Firecracker 5K Family Fun Run Tuesday, July 4. The 5K is open to all ages who want to walk, run or jog in this festive event.

Prizes will go to the top male and female finishers in kid, youth, adult, adult 60+ and dog jogger. The best costumed participant will win bagels-for-a-year from Ruby K’s.

On The Job In Los Alamos: At Uli's

on June 20, 2017 - 6:23am

On the Job in Los Alamos is Clare Bena at Uli's, a unique boutique in the Mari-Mac Shopping Center. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Tuesdays At The Pond Welcomes Back Marcos Cavalcante June 20

on June 19, 2017 - 3:45pm

Marcos Cavalcante

CREATIVE DISTRICT News:

The Tuesdays at the Pond Entertainment Series continues Tuesday, June 20 with Marcos Cavalcante. Brought to you by the Los Alamos Creative District, the concert begins at 7 p.m. at the Ashley Pond Park stage.

Marcos Cavalcante is a Brazilian guitar player, composer and arranger. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Composition from Universidade Estadual de Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil, a Masterʼs Degree in Music-Jazz Studies and a Doctoral Degree in Music-Classical Guitar Performance and Literature, from Indiana University School of Music.

Pajarito Astronomers Hold Dark Night June 24

on June 19, 2017 - 3:32pm
PAJARITO ASTRONOMERS News:
 
The Pajarito Astronomers is holding a County sponsored Dark Night at 8:30 p.m. (sunset), Saturday, June 24, at Spirio Soccer Field, Overlook Park in White Rock.
 
Weather permitting, the public is invited to come out, wander among the telescopes, and star gaze. Jupiter and its moons and Saturn with its rings and moons should be visible during the evening. There will be a tour of the summer constellations, and there will be telescope views of double stars, star clusters, nebulae and galaxies.
 
The public is invited and encouraged to attend.

Scenes From Friday's Red Elvises Concert

on June 19, 2017 - 3:26pm
The Red Elvises rocked Los Alamos on Los Alamos Daily Post Night Friday at the Summer Concert. Tim Hayn on keyboards rocking it with a Los Alamos fan. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Everybody bellydance! Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
The Red Elvises on stage Friday. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Firefighters enjoy the show. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
A huge crowd came out for the concert. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Igor Yuzov, lead singer and guitarist of the Red Elvises. Photo by Bonnie J.

Norman Doggett Wins Daily Postcard Photo Contest

on June 19, 2017 - 3:23pm

Los Alamos Arts Council Board President Chris Monteith, left, along with Los Alamos Arts Council Executive Director Marlane Hamilton present Norman Doggett with a $100 check for winning the Daily Postcard photo contest for the first quarter of 2017. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

 

Norman Doggett's award-winnning shot of Ashley Pond. Photo by Norman Doggett

 

By KIRSTEN LASKEY

Los Alamos Daily Post 

 

Norman Doggett, who works at the Bio Science Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory, was driving to work in January when he noticed a magical winter scene at Ashley Pond.

Los Alamos History Museum: Suspended Moment

on June 19, 2017 - 3:15pm

Scenes From 19th Annual Butterfly Run

on June 19, 2017 - 3:07pm
Runners take off at the start of the Butterfly Run June 18 at the Pojoaque Wellness Center. Photo by George Morse/ladailypost.com
 
Los Alamos High School boys track and field coach Stephen Montoya was fourth in the 10-kilometer race at the Butterfly Run. Photo by George Morse/ladailypost.com/ladailypost.com
 
Lindsey Montoya, a coach at Los Alamos Middle School, took second in the women’s division of the 10-kilometer run at the Butterfly Run. Photo by George Morse/ladailypost.com

 

By GEORGE MORSE 
Sports and Outdoors
Los Alamos Daily Post
 
The 19th annual Butterfly Run hosted by

White Rock Senior Center Offers Dance Lessons

on June 19, 2017 - 10:51am
WRSC News:
 
WHY DANCE?
  • Greatly reduces risk of dementia
  • Lowers blood pressure and cholesterol levels
  • Increases mobility without joint damage 
  • Increases balance control and centering
  • Increases bone mass and muscle
  • Aids in effort to lose weight
  • Eases levels of depression
 
Monday, July 10, 2-4 p.m., the White Rock Senior Center will begin offering social dancing lessons for seniors on Monday afternoons. The classes will be held in the Activity Building  in the Los Alamos County Complex.
 
Our participants will enjoy a no-pressure atmospher in air-conditioned comfort, on a dance floor that

Chamber Announces Chamberfest Bingo Winners

on June 19, 2017 - 10:48am
Chamberfest BINGO blanket winner Sergio Cordova, right, with Ufemia Bernal Rios, Chamber Member Services, left, and Chamber Director Nancy Partridge, center. Courtesy photo

 

Chamberfest BINGO necklace winner Sheryl Nichols, center, with Chamber Director Nancy Partridge, left, and Ufemia Bernal Rios, Chamber Member Services. Courtesy photo

 
CHAMBER News:
 
Eight winners were selected from among 85 BINGO cards that were completed and returned to the Chamber of Commerce June 10 during Chamberfest.
 
The grand prize winner is Sheryl Nichols, who won a necklace from Bennett’s Fine Jewelry.

County Update On Cajete Fire Evacuated Animals

on June 19, 2017 - 10:10am

COUNTY News:

Los Alamos County just issued an update on evacuation efforts for animals displaced by the Cajete Fire burning in the Jemez.

Several dogs have already been reunited with their owners and housing continues for a variety of other animals.

Owners are asked to stop by the Los Alamos County Animal Shelter and pick up their animals if they are able to return home at this point, or, to call the Animal Shelter 505-662.8179 and give the staff an anticipated pick up time.

Los Alamos High School’s Sydne Ashford And Miriam Wallstrom Shine At National History Day Competition

on June 19, 2017 - 9:54am

Los Alamos High School students Sydne Ashford and Miriam Wallstrom win 5th place in the U.S. in National History Day Contest. Courtesy photos

EDUCATION News:

In a town where science fair is all the rage, a similar, unique competition showcasing history is just as exciting for local students. Los Alamos High School students Sydne Ashford and Miriam Wallstrom competed in the National History Day Contest (NHD), held June 11-15 at the University of Maryland, College Park in the Washington D.C. area.

Los Alamos Doghouse PHD Hosts Grand Opening

on June 19, 2017 - 9:32am

 

Los Alamos Doghouse PHD  (Pet Hotel and Daycare), 127 East Gate Dr., held its grand opening celebration Saturday and Sunday. The celebration included a ribbon cutting. From left: Sophia and Ava Bean help their mother and co-owner of Los Alamos Doghouse, Amanda Robertson, co-owner Ruth Scott and Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce Director Nancy Partridge snip the ceremonial red ribbon Saturday afternoon. The business offers boarding and daycare services to cats and dogs. For more information, visit http://www.doghousephd.com. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Doghouse PHD

Constellations & Monsters At Nature Center Planetarium

on June 19, 2017 - 9:28am
 
PEEC News:
 
Ever wonder which constellations you might see this summer?
 
Friday, June 23, the Los Alamos Nature Center will host an interactive tour of the heavens that highlights the planets, star patterns, and constellations visible in the coming months. This special show takes place at 7 p.m. in the nature center planetarium.
 
Sea Monsters a film that uncovers a time when prehistoric sea creatures come to life, will play in the planetarium on Saturday and Sunday, June 24 and 25, at 2 p.m.

Chamber Breakfast At UNM-Los Alamos Wednesday

on June 19, 2017 - 9:26am
CHAMBER News:
 
The Manhattan Project National Historical Park is projected to bring hundreds of thousands of tourists to shop in Los Alamos stores eventually.
 
So how is the park progressing and when can the tourists be expected? The June 21 Chamber Breakfast is a panel discussion that will update you on many different aspects of the park from what is going on behind the fences at LANL to what the County is doing and what the National Park Service is doing.
 
Join the Chamber at 7:30 a.m., June 21 at UNM-LA Building 2, Room 230.
 

National Amateur Radio Field Day June 24-25

on June 19, 2017 - 9:25am
LAARC News:
 
The Los Alamos Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the National Amateur Radio Field Day exercise June 24-25 at the North Mesa Picnic Ground off North Mesa Road in Los Alamos.
 
Ham radio operators across North America will be operating noon Saturday to noon Sunday using generator, solar and battery power equipment in order to make radio contacts during this 24 hour emergency preparedness exercise.
 
The public is invited to attend and see a demonstration of the Radio Amateur’s skills and readiness in providing self-supporting communications when infrastructure is

Josh Smith Captures Father’s Day Sunset

on June 19, 2017 - 8:38am

Light winds and smoke turn Father's Day sunset into a photographer's delight Sunday over Los Alamos. Photo by Josh Smith

Wildland fires create incredible skies Sunday for local photographers. Photo by Josh Smith

Father's Day sunset scene. Photo by Josh Smith

Father's Day sunset sky in Los Alamos. Photo by Josh Smith

Father's Day sunset scene.Photo by Josh Smith

Father's Day sunset scene. Photo by Josh Smith

Father's Day sunset scene. Photo by Josh Smith

Los Alamos Tourism Group Meets Wednesday

on June 19, 2017 - 8:36am

White Rock Children’s Parade Adds New Dimension

on June 19, 2017 - 8:29am

Kick off the 4th of July with the White Rock Children's Parade and Carnival. A flag ceremony and parade begin at 10 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 366 Grand Canyon. Everyone is invited to the parade followed by a free carnival games and treats on the back lawn of the church. Courtesy photo

COMMUNITY News:

The annual White Rock Children’s Parade and July 4th celebration will be held again this year at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 366 Grand Canyon.

A new dimension is being added this year as a tribute to military personnel, past and present.

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Letter To The Editor: Chamber Thanks Community

on June 19, 2017 - 7:55am
By NANCY PARTRIDGE
Los Alamos Chamber Director

The Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce would like to thank everyone who helped make Chamberfest a successful event.

The crews from the Public Works Department worked tirelessly to get the power on to the circuits for our food vendors and band, Central Park Square provided the venue for the majority of the event, Los Alamos Police Department provided security at the event, and our sponsors – LANB, Gateway Mortgage, LA Doghouse and the Los Alamos Daily Post – without whom we could not have put on the event.

It was a special treat to be joined by

Famine To Feast Volunteers Aid Cajete Fire Effort

on June 19, 2017 - 7:54am

Fire Chief Lee Taylor shakes hands with Famine to Feast co-founder Jaret McDonald and thanks all the volunteers for their efforts to collect supplies for the firefighters working the Cajete Fire burning in the Jemez. Anyone interested in helping with the effort should call Los Alamos Police Dispatch at 505.662.8222. Courtesy photo

Famine to Feast volunteers deliver supply for the firefighters working the Cajete Fire burning in the Jemez. Anyone interested in helping with the effort should call the Los Alamos Police Dispatch Center at 505.662.8222. Courtesy photo

Famine to Feast News:

Notice Of Possible Quorum: County Council Tuesday

on June 19, 2017 - 7:33am

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