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Get On The Bus! Free Summer Concert ACT Rides

on August 11, 2017 - 7:34am

On The Job In Los Alamos: At Gateway Medical Care

on August 11, 2017 - 7:06am

On the job in Los Alamos is receptionist Clarissa Baca at Drs.Lahiri and Mesibov, LLC, at Gateway Medical Care, 118 Central Park Square. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Talk On Historic Route 66 And Book Signing Sept. 16

on August 11, 2017 - 6:47am
 
RGB News:
 
There will be a talk about and book signing for the new book – Historic Route 66: A New Mexican Crossroads.
 
Essays on the Hispanic Heritage of Old Highway 66, by Joseph P. Sanchez and Angelica Sanchez Clark – 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 16, at the Albuquerque Special Collections Library, Botts Hall auditorium at 423 Central NE Albuquerque, right on dear old Central Avenue - Route 66!
 
The history of Historic Route 66 is much more than a line on a map; it is about the heritage of a people who lived along it.

Daily Postcard: Sunset With Moon Spotted Sunday

on August 11, 2017 - 6:29am

Daily Postcard: A sunset with the moon is spotted Sunday from Quemazon. Photo by Trisha Ancell

LAPS Announces Theme For 2017-2018 School Year

on August 10, 2017 - 4:44pm

LAPS News:

Today, Los Alamos Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Kurt Steinhaus unveiled the theme for 2017-2018: Show Up! It Matters!

“We are incentivizing students to arrive at school ready to fully engage in learning,” Steinhaus said.

This year’s theme will also help inspire parents and staff to encourage our students about all aspects of success at school, including eating well, getting enough sleep, and arriving on time to class.

Analysis of LAPS data revealed that attendance and tardies are two key factors in student well-being and academic achievement, Steinhaus said.

Seven Things You May Not Know About Women’s Health

on August 10, 2017 - 4:43pm

CDC News:

You may be surprised to learn about some health issues that affect millions of women or girls each year.

Learn about some of them and what you can do:

1. Asthma occurs more often in women than men. Older adults, women, and African Americans are more likely to die due to asthma.[5.42 MB]

Women with asthma should always try to avoid asthma triggers. Known asthma triggers include but are not limited to outdoor air pollution, mold, and tobacco smoke.
Work with your doctor to develop an asthma action plan that will help you take your medications correctly and avoid your asthma

Superintendent’s Back To School Message For Students

on August 10, 2017 - 4:41pm
Superintendent Dr. Kurt Steinhaus
Los Alamos Public Schools

Dear Students:

School starts Thursday, Aug. 17  ̶  the doors will be open for your arrival and everyone in the Los Alamos Public Schools is looking forward to providing a warm welcome!  

As you walk into the building on your first day of school, here are three things to remember.

First, everyone in the building is filled with mixed emotions – excitement, uneasiness, happiness about seeing friends, and maybe even a little fear about what lies ahead. You are not alone. When in doubt, ask. If you feel sad, talk to someone.

Superintendent’s Desk: Tips For School Success!

on August 10, 2017 - 4:35pm

Superintendent Kurt Steinhaus checks out student projects. Courtesy/LAPS

 

By  DR. KURT STEINHAUS
LAPS Superintendent

For parents, caregivers, and students, here are tips for a successful 2017-18 school year.

Well-Being

Attitude is Important – Whether it’s a first impression or the way you act when you are frustrated, your attitude is a choice. Perhaps the most important choice you make every day!
Personal care – Make a plan to get plenty of sleep, reserve time to study, and prepare healthy regular meals (yes, students can help with food preparation).  Try to make time for at least five

Just One Thing To Do This Week: Be Fearless

on August 10, 2017 - 4:26pm

By MARY BETH MAASSEN
Los Alamos

I really love the piano bar at Vanessie of Santa Fe.

The musicians are lively and entertaining, the ambiance is well-designed and comfortable, and staff is welcoming and accommodating. It is a great place to take out-of-town visitors and it is a pleasant way to end a busy day in Santa Fe. Patrons are usually friendly and quick to banter. The last time I was there I had an interesting conversation with a woman named Edith.

Edith and her husband are Americans — he is a geophysicist and she is an economist--but they had just returned to the United States after

County Council Approves Four Recreation Projects

on August 10, 2017 - 10:50am

Lisa Shin, president of the PAC 'A Better Way For LA' makes her feelings known at Tuesday's County Council meeting. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Community members pack Council Chambers for Tuesday's County Council meeting. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

 

By KIRSTEN LASKEY

Los Alamos Daily Post 

kirsten@ladailypost.com 

 

Council Chambers was packed with community members eager to share their opinion Tuesday evening about Council’s proposal to spend Capital Improvement Project (CIP) funds on several recreation projects.

Los Alamos History Representatives Present Special Proclamation Extending Friendship To Nagasaki

on August 10, 2017 - 10:49am

Accepting the Special Proclamation Extending Friendship to Nagasaki is Akitoshi Nakamura, museum director of the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum. The proclamation was presented to the museum by Los Alamos History Museum Director Judith Stauber and Los Alamos Historical Society Board Member Michael Redondo Aug. 11, 2017 on the occasion of the Nagasaki Peace Memorial Ceremony. Courtesy photo

Traffic Division Tests School Flashing Lights Aug. 15-16

on August 10, 2017 - 10:42am

COUNTY News:

Los Alamos County Public Works Traffic Division staff will be testing the school zone flashing lights throughout the community Aug. 15-16, in preparation for the beginning of school, which starts Thursday, Aug. 17.

Direct questions or concerns to the Public Works Department at 505.662.8150 or email lacpw@lacnm.us.

Local Weightlifter Kim Granzow Qualifies For Nationals

on August 10, 2017 - 10:11am
Local weightlifter Kim Granzow has worked out at CrossFit Los Alamos on DP Road since 2012 and qualified for National Masters Championships. Courtesy photo

Weightlifter Kim Granzow, right, of Los Alamos, with her daughter and coach Rachel Graznow, competes at the USAW National Masters Championships in March in Savannah, Ga. Courtesy photo
 
By BERNADETTE  LAURITZEN
Los Alamos
 
What does geology have in common with USA Weightlifting and local athlete Kim Granzow?

100+ Women Who Care Meeting Thursday, Aug. 17

on August 10, 2017 - 8:46am

Cottonwood on the Greens owner Pawel Listwan amidst 100+ Women Who Care in Los Alamos during the group's quarterly meeting in May sponsored by Los Alamos Medical Center. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

 

By MARY BETH MAASSEN
100+ Women Who Care Los Alamos

The local group 100+ Women Who Care Los Alamos meets Thursday, Aug. 17 on the patio at Smith’s Marketplace.

The gathering starts at 5:30 p.m. with networking, appetizers and conversation. At 6 p.m., the funding presentation begins.

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First Baptist Church Marks 70 Years In Los Alamos

on August 10, 2017 - 8:16am

The First Baptist Church of Los Alamos during its early years. FBC-LA turns 70 years old Monday. Courtesy/FBC-LA

First Baptist Church's first permanent home was a former movie theater. Courtesy/FBC-LA 

First Baptist Church of Los Alamos today on Diamond Drive. Courtesy/FBC-LA 

 

By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post 
 

The First Baptist Church of Los Alamos is celebrating a major milestone. It will turn 70 years old Monday, Aug. 14.

To mark occasion, the church is hosting an anniversary party 3:30-7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13, at Urban Park.

Normans Have A New Baby In The House

on August 10, 2017 - 7:21am

Robin and Jason Norman of Los Alamos bring home their new baby Elaine ‘Ellie’ Elizabeth Norma Wednesday. She was born at 6:21 a.m., Aug. 6 at Los Alamos Medical Center and was 19.75 inches long and weighed 6 lbs. 10 oz. at birth. Courtesy photo
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Scenes From LAHS Freshman Registration

on August 10, 2017 - 6:53am

Los Alamos High School Principal Carter Payne checks in students at Wednesday afternoon's Freshman Orientation. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Freshman Daniela Bojorquez, left, chats with teacher Patricia Burnside Wednesday afternoon at Los Alamos High School. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos High School Principal Carter Payne and Assistant Principal Renee Dunwoody welcome students to Freshman Registration. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Barb Baker distributes textbooks Wednesday to freshmen from Topper Freshman Academy.

Notice: Possible Quorum Of Environmental Sustainability Board Members At County Fair Saturday

on August 10, 2017 - 6:44am

COUNTY News:

A quorum for the Los Alamos County Environmental Sustainability Board may be present 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12 at Ashley Pond during the Los Alamos County Fair.

A quorum may be present, however, no action will be taken.

Daily Postcard: Valles Caldera Reflections

on August 10, 2017 - 6:22am

Daily Postcard: Reflections of a good day at Valles Caldera. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Operation Wounded Warrior Fundraiser Aug. 19

on August 9, 2017 - 6:19pm

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Hillstrummers Perform At Smith's Marketplace

on August 9, 2017 - 4:55pm

The Hillstrummers Ukulele group playing Western Songs today at Smith's Marketplace. Customers sang along to get in the mood for this weekend's 2017 Los Alamos County Fair and Rodeo. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com

Hailstorm Strikes White Rock This Afternoon

on August 9, 2017 - 3:48pm

A brief but powerful hail storm struck White Rock at about 1:15 p.m. today. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Cub Scout Adventure Day Aug. 19

on August 9, 2017 - 1:28pm

Comcast Improving Cable Lines On Trinity Aug. 14-16

on August 9, 2017 - 1:04pm

COMCAST News:

Beginning Monday, Aug. 14, Comcast will remove and replace aerial cable lines along Trinity Drive from 37th Street to Canyon View as part of a network improvement project for Los Alamos area customers.

Work will take place 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 14 and 10 p.m. Tuesday, Aug.15, concluding by 5 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16 to lessen the impact on morning and evening commuters. There will be single lane closures and a flagging operation guiding traffic through the work zone.

All residents and businesses along the work corridor will receive door tags informing them of the

Birth Announcement: Elaine ‘Ellie’ Elizabeth Norman

on August 9, 2017 - 12:36pm
Robin and Jason Norman of Los Alamos are the proud parents of Elaine ‘Ellie’ Elizabeth Norman, born at 6:21 a.m., Aug. 6 at Los Alamos Medical Center. She was 19.75 inches long and weighed 6 lbs. 10 oz. Courtesy photo
 
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