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PAC 8 Community Media Center Offers Summer Classes For All Grade Levels

on May 11, 2017 - 7:55am
Courtesy photo
PAC8 News:
PAC 8 is offering new classes this summer as well as some of the old favorites. 
In “GoPro + Drone Flying”, students learn how to use a GoPro and do time-lapse, slo-mo and also fly a drone with a GoPro attached to it. All levels of video classes are offered with instruction in editing with Adobe Premiere. Students can also learn how to make a music video and in another class, create music with Logic software.
New this year are PSA and Ad production. These finished products will play at the Reel Deal Theater.

Alzheimer's Association, NM Chapter And UNM Memory & Aging Center Present Healthcare Conference

on May 11, 2017 - 7:51am
Alzheimer’s Association News:
ALBUQUERQUE  The Alzheimer’s Association, New Mexico Chapter is very pleased to announce the 6TH Annual Professional Conference: “Breaking Down Barriers,” co-sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association, New Mexico Chapter and the University of New Mexico Memory and Aging Center.
The two-day event is May 18-19 in Albuquerque at the Embassy Suites, 1000 Woodward Place NE. Healthcare Professionals from all communities in the state are highly encouraged to attend. CEU’s & CME’s will be offered.

Edgar Lee Hewett Award Presented Jointly To Los Alamos Historical Society And County

on May 11, 2017 - 7:38am
Georgia Strickfaden, representing the Los Alamos Historical Society and Los Alamos County, receives the 2017 Edgar Lee Hewett Award from Historical Society of New Mexico board member Don Bullis at the Joint Arizona-New Mexico History Conference April 23 in Flagstaff, Ariz. Courtesy photo
Historical Society News:
The 2017 Edgar Lee Hewett Award, given yearly by the Historical Society of New Mexico, has been presented jointly to the Los Alamos Historical Society and Los Alamos County.
The award was announced during a conference banquet April 23 at the oint Arizona-New Mexico

Santa Fe Opera Announces 2018 Season

on May 11, 2017 - 7:32am

LANL Director Charlie McMillan, who also is a musician, joined Santa Fe Opera General Director Charles MacKay during Tuesday's announcment of the 2018 Opera Season. Photo by Carl Newton


Los Alamos

On Tuesday the Santa Fe Opera presented its 2018 season to an audience of opera supporters. Company premieres include Bernstein's Candide June 29, 2018 and John Adams' Dr. Atomic July 14, 2018. Richard Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos will be seen in a new production, and two revivals round out the season.

Bandelier Chili Contest Winners Announced

on May 11, 2017 - 7:28am
Bandelier National Monument staff held their Eighth Annual Chili Cook-Off Tuesday, May 9. Winners from left, Jeremy Sweat (Most Creative Chili), Superintendent Jason Lott (Best Overall Chili and Hottest Chili) and Kim Carrasco (Best Cornbread). Not pictured is JT Stark who was awarded Worst Chili Ever. Courtesy/NPS

Parks And Rec Board Meets Today

on May 11, 2017 - 7:24am

The Los Alamos County Parks and Recreation Board meets today at 5:30 p.m. at the Municipal Building.


The meeting is open to the public.

Scenes From Sunday's Special Olympics Breakfast

on May 11, 2017 - 7:20am

Special Olympics Los Alamos athlete Addie Montoya and Los Alamos Police Cmdr. Oliver Morris help out at Sunday's fundraising breakfast for the local Special Olympics at the Posse Lodge. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

Athlete Sam Zimmerly and LAPD Cmdr. Oliver Morris chat at Sunday's Special Olympics Los Alamos breakfast at the Posse Lodge. Zimmerly has been training for the 400m race and his participation with Morris in the annual torch run. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

Special Olympics Los Alamos parents Tim and Theresa Zimmerly serve breakfast Sunday while a dozen other

On The Job In Los Alamos: Bridge Care For Women

on May 11, 2017 - 7:18am

On the job in Los Alamos: Medical Assistant Tonya Sprouse-Mullins, left, and Office Manager Lian Williams Wednesday at Bridge Care for Women at 3917 West Road, Ste. 210. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

Daily Postcard: Morning Glow Spotted From Quemazon

on May 11, 2017 - 6:52am

Daily Postcard: The glow of the sun spotted lighting the sky Sunday morning from Quemazon. Photo by Trisha Ancell 

Daily Postcard: Sunrise Sunday from Quemazon. Photo by Trisha Ancell 

Bandelier Shuttles Begin Operating Season Sunday

on May 10, 2017 - 5:34pm
One of the Atomic City Transit shuttle buses that will carry visitors from White Rock to Bandelier National Monument May 14 to Oct. 15 this year. Courtesy/NPS
It's been a busy spring at Bandelier National Monument. There have been many days when it was very noticeable that there's just not enough parking in Frijoles Canyon near the Visitor Center, and visitors and rangers alike wished the shuttles were running.
Now the waiting is over - the shuttles will start back up this Sunday, May 14. On the same day, the Bandelier Visitor Center hours will lengthen to 9 a.m.

LANL Emergency Exercise Set For Thursday

on May 10, 2017 - 5:04pm
LANL News:
Los Alamos National Laboratory is conducting an emergency-preparedness exercise from approximately 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, May 11. 
It is only an exercise. The Laboratory routinely conducts these exercises to test the preparedness of emergency response and other Laboratory personnel who would respond to an actual emergency. There could be increased emergency vehicle traffic around town.
Emergency Operations works closely with participating Lab organizations to keep employees and the community apprised of real or simulated emergency exercises.

Youth Resiliency Committee: Mental Health Awareness Month

on May 10, 2017 - 1:43pm

Eat And Celebrate Nature Like A Bear And Experience The Great Outdoors At Bandelier National Monument

on May 10, 2017 - 1:39pm
PEEC News:
Los Alamos is the perfect destination to get back to the great outdoors this May, with unique and exciting activities, as well as scenic and unforgettable outdoor trails for hiking, biking, exploring history and more.
This May, celebrate nature and one of its most incredible creatures at the Los Alamos Nature Center’s Bear Festival.

BSMA Thanks Volunteers And Seeks More

on May 10, 2017 - 9:58am
BSMA volunteers standing behind the counter of the Gadgets Gift Shop inside the Bradbury Science Museum. Back row from left, Alison Moore, Lindsey Fullop, Ronaele Freestone and Shari Foley. Front row from left, Suranjana Basu (Reema), Ann Lane and Pam Sutton. Photo by KayLinda Crawford
BSMA volunteers having lunch at the Blue Window Bistro, from left, Lindsey Fullop, Ann Lane, Alison Moore, Suranjana Basu (Reema), BSMA Board President Andy Trottier, Shari Foley, Ronaele Freestone and Bradbury Science Museum Director Linda Deck. Photo by KayLinda Crawford
BSMA News:
The Bradbury

Nature Center Talk: Unusual Wildlife Of Madagascar

on May 10, 2017 - 8:32am

This leaping lemur, diademed sifaka, is endemic to specific regions of eastern Madagascar. Photo by Martin Cooper

PEEC News:

Local photographer Martin Cooper will share photos from his three-week visit to Madagascar, which covered four ecosystems and gave him the chance to capture images of wildlife including lemurs, chameleons, and endemic birds that are unique to the island. This free talk, organized by Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC), is 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 16 at the Los Alamos Nature Center, 2600 Canyon Road.

Madagascar has been biologically isolated from Africa and

Rotary Honors Camryn Dickson As Distinguished Student Of Service

on May 10, 2017 - 8:05am
Camryn Dickson, a Rotary Club Distinguished Student of Service, shares a moment with guest speaker State Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard at the Club meeting. Photo by Camille Dickson
Rotary Club News:
Los Alamos High School junior Camryn Dickson was honored recently by the Rotary Club of Los Alamos as a Distinguished Student of Service. Dickson is the daughter Camille and Carl Dickson.
Each school year, the Rotary Club of Los Alamos selects nine high school juniors to honor as a Distinguished Student of Service.

Huerta Family Issues Heart-Felt Thank You

on May 10, 2017 - 7:21am

Telling Our Stories: An Interactive Program About Jemez Valley History May 20

on May 10, 2017 - 6:42am
Jemez Springs Public Library. Courtesy photo
JSPL News:
Jemez Springs Public Library presents “Telling Our Stories: An Interactive Program about Jemez Valley History” 1-3 p.m., Saturday, May 20, in the Conference Room at the library.
The program is an opportunity for current and former residents – and anyone else interested – to contribute to and learn more about local history.
Participants may choose from a variety of activities, including a review of the Jemez Valley History website, make a video of personal stories, scan and share historic photos, participate in a memoir

Lunch With A Leader: Rec Bond Forum May 16

on May 10, 2017 - 6:20am
LWV News:
At 11:45 a.m., Tuesday, May 16, the League of Women Voters’ community event, Lunch with a Leader, will present information about the Recreation Bond at Mesa Public Library.
Darren Meadows, Philo Shelton, James Chrobocinski, Susan O’Leary, Lisa Shin and Lisa Brenner will explain both sides of the bond and answer questions. Both sides will present for 15 minutes and then we will open up for questions.
The Recreation Bond is up for a vote with a mail-in ballot that is already in your home.

Southwest Nordic Ski Club And Santa Fe National Forest Celebrate 30 Years Of Partnership

on May 9, 2017 - 6:41pm
SFNF Recreation Specialist Jennifer Sublett presents Partnership Award to Clay Moseley. Courtesy photo
SFNF News:
SANTA FE  It has been 30 years since David Platts first “adopted” the trail to Canada Bonita with the intent to create a first-rate Nordic course for the Junior Nordic Team in Los Alamos. 
That was the beginning of a long and successful partnership between the Southwest Nordic Ski Club and the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF).
In honor of their 30-year collaboration, the SFNF recently presented the Southwest Nordic Ski Club with a Partnership Award and recognized

Military Order Of The World Wars Meets May 16

on May 9, 2017 - 5:48pm


U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce Visits Los Alamos Today

on May 9, 2017 - 4:15pm

U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce from New Mexico’s 2nd Congressional District spent several hours today in Los Alamos meeting with various community and civic leaders and County and laboratory officials. He also stopped by the Los Alamos Daily Post to visit with Publisher Carol A. Clark and the news team. He explained that he is spending the week traveling throughout northern New Mexico to hear local concerns as well as test the waters for a possible run for governor of New Mexico. Read the full story of the Congressman’s visit to Los Alamos in the Thursday print edition of the Los Alamos Daily Post.

Washington, D.C. Avon Walk Raises $4.8 Million

on May 9, 2017 - 2:59pm

Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce Director Nancy Partridge participates over the weekend in the annual Avon Walk in Washington, D.C. Courtesy photo

Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce Director Nancy Partridge at last weekend's Avon Walk in Washington, D.C. Courtesy photo


  • More than 1,900 Women and Men conquered 39.3-miles to crush breast cancer

WASHINGTON, D.C. – AVON 39 The Walk to End Breast Cancer continued its 14th annual event series in Washington, D.C.

Councilors Booth Schedule At Farmer’s Market

on May 9, 2017 - 2:46pm
Two members of the Los Alamos County Council will host a booth at the Farmer’s Market on the following Thursdays:
  • May 18;
  • June 15;
  • July 20;
  • Sept. 14; and
  • Oct. 19.
This is an informal setting open to residents who would like to stop by anytime between 9-11 a.m. with comments, concerns or questions.
The Council also hosts an information booth during the annual Los Alamos County Fair, which this year is Saturday, Aug. 12.

Lodgers’ Tax Advisory Board Meeting Canceled

on May 9, 2017 - 1:49pm
The May 16 Lodgers' Tax Advisory Board meeting has been canceled.
The next meeting is scheduled for June 20.