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JJAB Raises $3K For LAPS Student School Supplies

on August 15, 2017 - 6:56am

JJAB News:

Thanks to the generosity of community businesses and individuals, the Los Alamos JJAB had a successful summer fundraiser; $3,000 was raised. The money will be used to support the Los Alamos Public Schools and students.

JJAB is now working with the five elementary, middle and high schools to identify student and school supply needs. Once determined, JJAB will purchase the supplies and deliver them directly to the schools.

JJAB would like to thank the following organizations and individuals for their generous donations:

  • Unitarian Church of Los Alamos (Project Lunchbox);
  • Zia Credit

Brian Q. Gauck Is New LAHS NJROTC Leader

on August 15, 2017 - 2:26am

Retired U.S. Navy CDR Brian Q. Gauck is the new Senior Navy Science Instructor at Los Alamos High School. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

CDR Brian Q. Gauck, left, and CPO Tim Graziani put the finishing touches on the NJROTC classrooms before the first day of classes at Los Alamos High School. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

 

By MAIRE O’NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post

 

Los Alamos High School NJROTC program has a new Senior Naval Science Instructor. He is retired CDR. Brian Q. Gauck who is relocating to Los Alamos from Colorado Springs.

A well-known

Los Alamos Gathers In Solidarity With Charlottesville

on August 15, 2017 - 2:12am

Candlelight vigil organizer Ellen Ben-Naim welcomes some 150 community members who gathered Monday evening in solidarity with Charlottesville, Va., where a woman was killed and others injured Saturday during a white supremacist rally. Voices of Los Alamos in conjunction with other local organizations hosted the peaceful gathering to take a stand against hatred and violence. The gathering was meant to show unity and resolve to stand up against white supremacy, racism, bigotry and any form of oppression. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Vigil organizer Ellen Ben-Naim speaks to the

Daily Postcard: Rainbow Monday In White Rock

on August 15, 2017 - 1:54am

Daily Postcard: The view out the back door of a home in White Rock at about 7:30 p.m. Monday. Photo by Steve Stringer

Open House On Cuba Ranger District Wednesday

on August 14, 2017 - 4:06pm

SFNF News:

SANTA FE – Anyone who has ever wondered what natural resource specialists are working on in the Santa Fe National Forest, what tools archaeologists or firefighters use and has a fourth grader starting school this month can receive a free interagency recreation pass that’s good for an entire year for their family? 

Everyone is invited to the Cuba Ranger District’s Open House 1-3:30 p.m., Wednesday.

Come learn what is happening with forest plan revision, timber management, recreation, wildlife, archaeology, and much more on your national forest!

Community Playdate, Literacy Programs Aug. 29

on August 14, 2017 - 3:02pm

COMMUNITY News:

The Los Alamos Juvenile Justice Advisory Board (JJAB) Family Resource Specialists and Mesa Public Library children’s librarians are hosting a community playdate for children ages newborn to 5-years-old.

This drop-in event 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 29, in the Youth Services rooms at Mesa Public Library. The community playdate is being held to kick-off two early childhood literacy programs – Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library and 1000 Books Before Kindergarten

In addition to offering the opportunity to sign up for the literacy programs, this event also features

Los Alamos Shows Strength At 2017 Western Zone Championship Swim Meet In Roseville, Calif.

on August 14, 2017 - 2:40pm

Ming Lo of Los Alamos shown doing breaststroke. Courtesy photo

 

Duncan Henderson of Los Alamos shown existing the pool after a final competition. Courtesy photo

 

SPORTS News:

 

Last week several Los Alamos athletes competed in the 2017 Western Zone Championship Swim Meet in Roseville, Calif. Andy Corliss, Duncan Henderson, Orion Henderson, Carson Hicks, Savannah Kimball, Ming Lo, Konstantine Nelson and Sophia Pieck were eight of the 57 swimmers representing the New Mexico Zone Team.

LAPD: Let's Work Together To Make School Year Safe

on August 14, 2017 - 2:17pm

LAPD News:

With school starting this Thursday, Aug. 17, the Los Alamos Police Department will be stepping up its presence in designated school zones throughout the communty.

While all drivers have a responsibility of adjusting their driving habits during school hours, parents of school children have a responsibility as well in keeping kids safe. Please pay attention to your speed and watch for children at cross walks.

Also be mindful of school busses loading and unloading children. Give yourself extra time if you are taking children to school and buckle everyone up.

Traffic is always

Scenes From First Baptist Church Of Los Alamos 70 Year Anniversary Celebration

on August 14, 2017 - 1:34pm

Brian Sedlacek fires up the grill during the First Baptist Church of Los Alamos's anniversary celebration Sunday at Urban Park. The church celebrated its 70th anniversary. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Nate King, left, and Kreg Gauss enjoy the festivities at the First Baptist Church of Los Alamos 70th anniversary celebration Sunday at Urban Park. Photo by Kirsten laskey/ladailypost.com

Abe Dispennette, left, and Joe Wermer take part in the First Baptist Church of Los Alamos annviersary celebration Sunday at Urban Park. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

From left, Jackie

Candlelight Vigil At Ashley Pond 8 p.m. Today

on August 14, 2017 - 11:06am

Voices of Los Alamos in conjunction with other local organizations is hosting a candlelight vigil at 8 p.m. today at Ashley Pond Park and invites the community to attend in solidarity with Charlottesville.
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Quorum Notice: Board Of Public Utilities Aug. 19

on August 14, 2017 - 9:40am

Free Alzheimer’s Presentation In Santa Fe Sept. 1

on August 14, 2017 - 9:32am
AA News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE  Families facing Alzheimer’s disease will have access to a free class in Santa Fe, NM offered by the Alzheimer’s Association, New Mexico Chapter.
 
“Communications and Behaviors” is a FREE presentation by the Alzheimer’s Association, New Mexico Chapter 10-11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 1. The event will be hosted by the Kingston Residence, 2400 Legacy Court, Santa Fe, NM, 87507. The class is free and open to all citizens of Santa Fe and surrounding communities.
 
To register, or for more information, contact David Davis at 505.473.1297 or dldavis@alz.org. The event is

American Legion Breakfast Aug. 20

on August 14, 2017 - 8:58am

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Logan And Blue Beary Bulk Up For Winter

on August 14, 2017 - 8:13am
Logan the recently orhaned bear and Blue Beary who broke her elbow when hit by a car in mid July are bulking up nicely ahead of winter. Dr. Kathleen Ramsay and the Land of Enchantment Wildlife Foundation thank the Los Alamos community for its generosity in donating funds to help these bears prepare for release later this year. To contribute, visit www.landofenchantment.org or mail donations to Land of Enchantment Wildlife Foundation, PO Box 957, Santa Cruz, NM, 87567. Photo by James Robinson

Youth Resiliency Committee Meets Today

on August 14, 2017 - 8:12am

Masonic Waffle Breakfast For LAHS Robotics Saturday

on August 14, 2017 - 7:14am

On The Job In Los Alamos: At LANB

on August 14, 2017 - 7:07am

On the job in Los Alamos is Marcos Erives at Los Alamos National Bank. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Daily Postcard: Low Clouds In Evening Sky

on August 14, 2017 - 6:32am

Daily Postcard: Clouds float low in the sky looking toward Los Alamos from Santa Fe. Photo by Scot Rygh

Marriage Announcement: Kimberly Boerigter Weds Gerrit Veltman Aug. 5, 2017

on August 13, 2017 - 4:39pm

Kimberly Boerigter, daughter of Kathleen and Stephen Boerigter of Los Alamos married Gerrit Veltman, son of Warren and Julie Veltman of Grand Rapids, MI Aug. 5, 2017 in Grand Rapids. Four sets of grandparents were present. A reception followed at Cascade Hills Country Club. The couple will reside in South Jordan, Utah, where she attends Roseman University of Health Sciences' Dental School. They plan a honeymoon in November in Thailand. Courtesy photo
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2017 Los Alamos County Fair And Rodeo: Brewer Arena

on August 13, 2017 - 4:22pm

The 2017 Los Alamos County Fair and Rodeo at Brewer Arena. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scene from 2017 Los Alamos County Fair and Rodeo at Arena Arena. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scene from 2017 Los Alamos County Fair and Rodeo at Brewer Arena. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scene from 2017 Los Alamos County Fair and Rodeo at Brewer Arena. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scene from 2017 Los Alamos County Fair and Rodeo at Arena Field. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scene from 2017 Los Alamos County Fair and Rodeo at Brewer Arena.

Students Already Busy With Athletics And Activities

on August 13, 2017 - 3:27pm

LAHS Varsity and Junior Varsity Scrimmage Aug. 8 at Sullivan Field. Courtesy/LAPS

Topper Band Aug. 2 on the practice field. Courtesy/LAPS

Topper Band Aug. 2 on the practice field. Courtesy/LAPS

LAPS News:

Even though school does not start until Thursday Aug. 17, Los Alamos secondary students are already busy with athletics and activities. This is after a summer filled with camps and clinics. 

The football team and band have completed two full weeks of grueling practice. The ROTC students and Solar Eclipse team are in full production mode.

Coalition Of LANL Communities Board Voices Deep Concern Over RFP For Lab Management Contract

on August 13, 2017 - 10:19am

Los Alamos County Councilor Chris Chandler chats with Santa Fe Mayor Javier Gonzales prior to the Regional Coalition of LANL Communities Board meeting Friday in Santa Fe. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

From left, Jack Jekowski, RCLC board members, Taos County Commissioner Mark Gallegos, Taos Councilor Darien Fernandez and Espanola Mayor Alice Lucero. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

 

By MAIRE O'NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post

The Draft Solicitation for the Los Alamos National Laboratory Site Management and Operating Contract as presently proposed has

Democratic Party Of Los Alamos Meets 6:30 pm Monday

on August 13, 2017 - 10:19am

Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard

DEMOCRATIC PARTY News:

The Democratic Party of Los Alamos County will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 14 in Building 05 at UNM-LA.

The Guest Speaker at the meeting is State Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard.

Scenes From 2017 Los Alamos County Rodeo

on August 13, 2017 - 9:41am

Proud to be an American ... as the 2017 Los Alamos County Rodeo gets underway Saturday at Brewer Field. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Scene from Saturday's barrel racing event at Brewer Field. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Barrel racing scene Saturday at Brewer Field. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Barrel racing scene Saturday at Brewer Field. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Barrel racing scene Saturday at Brewer Field. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

All horses welcome at the rodeo! Photo by Jennifer Bartram

More Scenes From 2017 Los Alamos County Fair And Rodeo Festivities Saturday At Ashley Pond Park

on August 13, 2017 - 9:25am

Scene from the 2017 Los Alamos County Fair and Rodeo festivities at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Evelyn Stone, 3, with her sister PJ Stone, 1, ride in a buggy at Saturday's Fair and Rodeo festivities at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Take that! Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Your turn! Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Jeff Favorite, left, leads the Hill Stompers Band to liven up Saturday's Fair and Rodeo event in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

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