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During County Rodeo Access To Stable Area Limited

on August 9, 2017 - 12:19pm

LAPD News:

The Los Alamos Police Department would like to remind all vendors, participants, visitors and stable owners, that during the 2017 Los Alamos County Rodeo, access to the stable area is going to be restricted. 

To enter the stables or Brewer Arena, all pedestrians and vehicles must enter off of San Ildefonso Road only. As you travel closer to the arena, you will be guided to the appropriate location for parking.

Please be safe and enjoy the 2017 rodeo activities.

Rotary Youth Leadership Awardees Pack 42,000+ Packets Of Food In Less Than Two Hours

on August 9, 2017 - 11:42am
ROTARY News:
 
Rotary District 5520 sponsored a community hunger drive July 26 at the annual camp for Rotary Youth Leadership Awardees (RYLA) at which more than 100 students filled more than 42,000 packets of food for donation to the RoadRunner food bank.
 
RoadRunner in turn distributes to local food banks around the state of New Mexico. Each packet feeds six people so more than 240,000 meals were provided to those in need. 
 
To achieve this momentous success, RYLA Counselors worked with Steve Popper, creator and CEO of Meals of Hope, a non-profit, Rotary based organization out of

Teatro Paraguas Presents Sotto Voce Sept. 29

on August 9, 2017 - 11:05am
TEATRO PARAGUAS News:
 
Teatro Paraguas is pleased to present Sotto Voce, the latest play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Nilo Cruz, which premiered under the direction of the playwright at the Theatre for the New City in New York on Feb. 15, 2016. Sotto Voce is written and performed in English.
 
In this exquisite, dreamlike sonata of a play, Cruz examines the resiliency of true love and the indelible power of memories. German-born novelist Bemadette Kahn, now in her eighties and living in New York, lost the love of her life during World War II when he fled Nazi Germany on the S.S.

LAPD Bomb Squad Members Participate In Last Week's Raven's Challenge At Camp Pendleton

on August 9, 2017 - 10:11am

A joint-agency team of Los Alamos Police Department Bomb Squad members Cmdr. Preston Ballew and Cpl. Sheldon Simpson and U.S. Army personnel begin an explosive ordnance disposal challenge during the 2017 Raven's Challenge competition Aug. 3 at Camp Pendleton in California. Courtesy/DoD by EJ Hersom

Los Alamos Police Deparment Bomb Squad Cmdr. Preston Ballew carries a munitions box during last week's Raven's Challenge at Camp Pendleton, Calif. Courtesy DoD by EJ Hersom

Los Alamos Police Cpl. Sheldon Simpson, left, and U.S. Army Sgt.

Los Alamos History Museum Director Judith Stauber Meets With Masahiro Sasaki In Hiroshima

on August 9, 2017 - 10:09am

In the past weeks, many visitors to the Los Alamos History Museum folded origami cranes to be sent to Japan in tribute to a young girl named Sadako, who folded more than 1,000 cranes, hoping to get her wish of recovering from radiation exposure from the bombing of Hiroshima. Sadly, it was a wish that was not granted. Sadako’s brother, Masahiro Sasaki, met with Los Alamos History Museum Director Judith Stauber during her current visit to Hiroshima.

Ted Williams Top Predictor In Weekly Pace Race

on August 9, 2017 - 9:32am
Ted Williams was the top predictor in Tuesday's Atomic City Road Runner weekly pace race near the County ice rink in Los Alamos Canyon. Courtesy photo
 
An enthusiastic crowd participates in Tuesday's Atomic City Road Runner weekly pace race. Courtesy photo
 
ACRR News:
 
Ted Williams was the top predictor in Tuesday's Atomic City Road Runner weekly pace race near the County ice rink in Los Alamos Canyon with a 27 second differential off his predicted time. 
 
Other accurate predictors were: 
  • Roxana Bujack at 29 seconds off
  • Jackie Marr recording a 33 second difference;
  • Ryan Smeltzer at a 46

Bring The Past To The Present This Weekend

on August 9, 2017 - 9:26am
 
ART News:
 
Join us 5-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11 for the opening reception of "Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch..."
 
There will be live music and refreshments as well as the remarkable Southwestern artwork that will adorn our gallery walls. Santa Fe artist Carolyn Florek will also be opening her solo show in the Portal Gallery titled, "Time at Bandelier". Be sure to walk through to see her colorful depictions of her time as Artist-in-Residence to the local monument.
 
Downtown Los Alamos will be bustling as we set up for our Arts & Crafts Fair and the County Fair will be setting up across

Juvenile Justice Advisory Board Meets Aug. 16

on August 9, 2017 - 8:33am

JJAB News:

The Juvenile Justice Advisory Board's next meeting is 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16 in Building #1, Camino Entrada Road, Pajarito Cliffs Site. 

Tania Huff with Project Aware Alive will be discussing their program to promote open dialogue between teens and adults regarding underage drinking.

The public is welcome to attend.

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PEEC Provides Family-Friendly Backpacking Trip

on August 9, 2017 - 8:20am

Kids and adults enjoyed backpacking to Name Lake last year with Tony Hinojosa and Beth Cortright, PEEC’s first family backpacking trip. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

The Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) is hosting a guided, family-friendly backpacking trip Saturday, Aug. 26 and Sunday, Aug. 27 hiking up to five miles a day in the backcountry. This family backpacking adventure will last two days and one night.

Adults and families are invited to meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16 at the Los Alamos Nature Center for a short orientation.

The trip location will be determined nearer to

Daily Postcard: Deer Family Visits Quemazon Residence

on August 9, 2017 - 6:21am

Daily Postcard: A deer that spent time at a residence last week in Quemazon returned with her family. Courtesy photo

United Way of Northern New Mexico Hosts Mental Health First Aid Training For Public Safety

on August 8, 2017 - 4:51pm

UWNNM News:

​As a part of the United Way of Northern New Mexico's Behavioral Health(y) Community Initiative, United Way of Northern New Mexico hosted a training, facilitated New Mexico State Police Sergeant​ Kiersten Harzewski for local law enforcement and public safety officials.

"United Way continues to look for ways to help our communities by providing services and resources pertaining to mental and behavioral health," said Kristy Ortega, Executive Director of United Way of Northern New Mexico.

Joel Williams Charity Estate Sale Aug. 11-12

on August 8, 2017 - 4:15pm

 

For more information, visit http://charitysale.swcp.com

 

 

 

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No Injuries In West Jemez Road Accident

on August 8, 2017 - 3:59pm

Traffic is delayed Monday afternoon on West Jemez Road as a man and his grandson are rescued from their vehicle after it left the road and ended up in a ravine some 50 feet below. Los Alamos Police Officers Tim Lonz, Jay Eakins and Cmdr. Preston Ballew responded to the scene following a 911 call and rescued the two people from the vehicle. There were no injuries and no citation was issued. At first it proved difficult to locate the vehicle but it was eventually spotted by Eakins. Los Alamos Fire Department also responded. Photo by Josh Smith

Los Alamos Historic Preservation Advisory Board Accepting Applications For Board Vacancy

on August 8, 2017 - 3:57pm

HPAB News:

The Los Alamos Historic Preservation Advisory Board (HPAB) is accepting applications for one vacancy on the Board. Applicants must be Los Alamos residents. HPAB terms are for three years.

The next 36 months will be an exciting time as the Historic Preservation Advisory Board develops the Fuller Lodge Interpretive Plan. In addition, the Board will review the Historic Preservation Ordinance and Historic designations.

Previously known as the Fuller Lodge Historic Districts Advisory Board, the Board was successful in advising the capital improvement projects division on the following

Celebrate National S'Mores Day Thursday

on August 8, 2017 - 3:52pm

Councilors Set To Host Booth At Saturday’s Fair

on August 8, 2017 - 3:50pm

COUNTY News: 

The Los Alamos County Council will host a booth during the County Fair Saturday at Ashley Pond Park.

The booth will open after the parade ends at approximately 10:45 a.m., and residents are invited to stop by and chat until 2 p.m. with Councilors about any comments, concerns or questions.

Staff from the Community Development Department will be on hand to answer questions and to demonstrate their new Citizen Portal software, and there will be information on the Manhattan Project National Historical Park, the citizen/business/organization-based Discoveries Action Team, and

District Attorney Marco Serna Visits Los Alamos

on August 8, 2017 - 2:56pm
First Judicial District Attorney Marco P. Serna was in town today and met with reporter Maire O'Neill who covers the cops and courts beat for the Los Alamos Daily Post. Following the meeting, District Attorney Serna met with the news team in the Los Alamos Daily Post world headquarters at 1247 Central Ave. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Reminder: Cancer Survivors Dinner Saturday!

on August 8, 2017 - 2:40pm

Bandelier Launches Restoration And Replacement Projects In Frijoles Canyon This Fall

on August 8, 2017 - 8:52am

These ladders leading to Alcove House are among the ones that will be replaced. Courtesy/NPS Photo

BANDELIER News:

 
For anyone who has ever wondered if the ladders leading up the cliffs in Bandelier National Monument are replaced regularly, the answer is yes. And the proof will be easily seen this fall, when the park maintenance and preservation crews will replace the long ladders leading up to Alcove House, as well as the shorter ones that provide access to the smaller caves in the cliffs. As might be expected, that means that the ladders will occasionally be closed during the work.
 

Seventh Annual Julie’s Helpers Memorial Scholarship For Navajo Women Announced

on August 8, 2017 - 8:07am
Courtesy photo
 
JHMS News:
 
The Julie’s Helpers Memorial Scholarship Committee and White Rock Presbyterian Church are pleased to announce the recipients of the 7th annual scholarship, given since 2011 to Navajo women who desire to serve their people and need help funding a challenging academic course of study.
 
Jamy Malone/Courtesy photo
 
$2,500 Scholarship: Jamy Malone – Jamy is currently a student at The University of New Mexico, Gallup Branch, pursuing a degree an AA degree in Business Administration, with the goal of obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Operations Management from

Logan Beary Needs Help Bulking Up For Winter

on August 8, 2017 - 8:01am

Young orphan Logan Beary came to Dr. Kathleen Ramsay to ensure he gains enough weight for winter. He will join Blue Beary as they learn how to become full grown bears before their release back into the wild. Logan Beary is perfectly healthy, but requires about $4,000 in food before he can be released later this year. The community is being asked to consider donating to Land of Enchantment Wildlife Foundation to help get Dr. Ramsay the food she needs to get these bears nice and fat before winter. Photo by James Robinson

YMCA Little Youth Soccer Registration Is Open

on August 8, 2017 - 7:53am
FAMILY YMCA News:
 
Registration is open for the YMCA’s Developmental Co-ed Youth Soccer Program. Practices & Games will be two times per week in Los Alamos or White Rock from Aug. 29 – Oct 6.
 
Volunteer Coaches and Team parents needed. We keep the teams small (6-8 players) so all get plenty of skills practice and play time. Price includes team jersey for players to keep.
 
Age Groups: 4-5  &  6-7
Register: July 18 - Aug. 23
Season: Aug. 29 - Oct. 6
Days: Mon/Wed or Tues/Thurs (your choice)
Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Location: LA & WR (also your choice)
Cost: $63 / $42 for Y Members

Celebration Of Life For Geoffrey Mills

on August 8, 2017 - 7:47am

Geoffrey Mills July 31, 1955 – July 3, 2017

COMMUNITY News:

The family of Geoffrey Mills, Ellen, Alex, and Jonathan, are planning a celebration of his life. Please join them in remembrance of Geoff.

The celebration is 4 p.m., Sept. 9 at the Unitarian Church of Los Alamos, 1738 North Sage St. in Los Alamos.

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LAHS Student To Speak At Nature Center

on August 8, 2017 - 7:41am

Lillian Petersen

PEEC News:

The community is invited to join Los Alamos High School Student Lillian Petersen at the Los Alamos Nature Center at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15 as she presents her research on climate change.

Peterson has conducted three award-winning science fair projects that analyze fluctuating temperatures and precipitation rates, as well as how present-day extremes may impact crops in the future.

Peterson will give a basic overview of the science behind climate change and the correlations between CO2 and temperature for the past 800,000 years.

MOIFA: Half Price Museum Admission For August Objects Of Art And Antique American Indian Art Shows

on August 8, 2017 - 7:38am
 
ART News:
 
SANTA FE — Attendees of the Objects of Art show, Aug. 10–13, and Antique American Indian Art Show, Aug. 15–18, at Santa Fe’s El Museo Cultural, 555 Camino de la Familia in the Santa Fe Railyard, will receive 50 percent off admission to the Museum of International Folk Art upon presenting their ticket stubs from either show, MOIFA Director Khristaan Villela announced today.
 
As a result, New Mexico residents will pay $3.50 and non-residents $6.
 
This special offer is in conjunction with MOIFA’s pop-up exhibit at both shows, The World in New Mexico, New Mexico in the

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