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Calling All Women To Ashley Pond 11:30 a.m. Today!

on March 8, 2017 - 8:02am

Los Alamos Rotary Helps Himalayan Stove Project

on March 8, 2017 - 6:56am
Los Alamos Rotary Club President Rob Metcalf, left, presents Taos Rotarian George Basch with a check for $1,000 in support of the Himalayan Stove Project, the international program he directs that distributes free, clean-burning and efficient cookstoves to people of the Himalayas. Basch and the Himalayan Stove Project will receive the Citation of Merit from the Explorer's Club, March 25, in New York City. Photo by Laura Loy

Community Packs Ambassador Huddleston's Talk

on March 8, 2017 - 6:15am

This is a pic from  the AAUW talk tonight. The library was packed. More chairs had to be brought in!! Will send you via email some info that you can out with the pic if you want to. Ambassador Vicki Huddleston presents, 'Our Woman in Havana', Tuesday evening to an overflow crowd  at Mesa Library. Several of the women and men in the audience are Cuban Americans. In her talk sponsored by the American Association of University Women, Ambassador Vicki Huddleston discusses the political  realities of the relationship between various U.S. presidents and the United State's relationship with Cuba.

Los Alamos Co+op Celebrates Six Years!

on March 7, 2017 - 6:32pm

The Co+op is having a 6-year anniversary party this weekend and everyone is invited. Courtesy photo

Co+op News:

The Los Alamos Co+op Market is celebrating its 6th Anniversary this Saturday by showcasing its Community Partners and Vendors.

The entire community is invited to celebrate and enjoy interactive booths by a variety of nonprofit organizations including Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC), Los Alamos Animal Shelter, Bathtub Row Brewing Coop, Los Alamos County Recycling and Delancy Street Shelter.

Seven Co+op vendors will be on hand to offer free product samples and to

Eat Wings. Raise Funds. Los Alamos Relay For Life/American Cancer Society Event March 11

on March 7, 2017 - 5:48pm
Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos is one of more than 5,200 communities planning a Relay for Life signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society this year. Organizational meetings are already being held and fundraising events are already underway. The Los Alamos event is scheduled for Aug. 18.

Saturday, March 11, Buffalo Wild Wings on Zafarano in Santa Fe, is hosting an “Eat Wings Raise Funds” event. From 11 a.m.

United Church Of Los Alamos Hosts 32nd Annual Trip

on March 7, 2017 - 5:32pm
Group photo. Courtesy photo
Auctioneer Mike Lipiatt will step up to the microphone Sunday, 2-5 p.m., to volunteer his time and golden, melodious tones, to raise money to build homes for the poor during spring break.
The United Church of Los Alamos will host its 32nd annual trip, once again joined by the Unitarian Universalist congregation to make life better for the less fortunate.
The church has actually been on six additional summer trips in addition to the annual trips, crafted and organized by church members, Randy and Laura Erickson.
The dynamic

Quality New Mexico Honors Bill Wadt Of Los Alamos With Don Chalmers Passion For Excellence Award

on March 7, 2017 - 5:24pm

Bill Wadt is recipient of Don Chalmers Passion for Excellence Award.

QNM News:

ALBUQUERQUE – Quality New Mexico has announced Bill Wadt of Los Alamos is the recipient of the second Don Chalmers Passion for Excellence Award. Wadt is past president of the LANL Foundation Board of Directors. 

“We are proud to recognize Bill Wadt for his passion for excellence,” said Quality New Mexico Board Chair Anne Kain. “We congratulate him for his outstanding accomplishments and his continued commitment to excellence in New Mexico.”

LANL Foundation President/CEO Jenny Parks, stated, “Bill Wadt has

Local Playwright Brings Personal Tale Of Reinvention To The Stage

on March 7, 2017 - 3:52pm
Los Alamos Playwright Carrie Classon
Los Alamos Daily Post


Los Alamos Resident Carrie Classon was working and living in Lagos, Nigeria when her life, as she knew it, screeched to a halt. Her marriage ended along with her job and company-owned housing.


In this situation, some might choose to panic and run back to the U.S. but Classon elected to take another route. She continued to live in Lagos for three-and-a-half years, deciding this was a “good opportunity to stay and figure out what had happened in my life.”


Now, she is taking her chronicles to the stage.

FSN Hosts Special Needs Workshops

on March 7, 2017 - 3:46pm
FSN News:
On Thursday, March 9, Parents Reaching Out (PRO) will be joining with Family Strengths Network to present two fantastic workshops addressing special needs.
PRO is a statewide non-profit that connects with parents, caregivers, and educators to promote healthy, positive and caring experiences for families and children.
The first workshop of the day, Recipes for IEP Success is from 10-11:30 a.m.

Chamisa's Jozlyn Martinez Wins New Mexico Youth Art Month Flag/Poster Contest

on March 7, 2017 - 8:19am

Chamisa Elementary School student Jozlyn Martinez wins state contest. Courtesy photo


Chamisa Elementary School proudly announces that the State of New Mexico’s Elementary Winner for the Youth Art Month Flag/Poster Contest is Jozlyn Martinez.

The school celebrates the efforts of all of the creative problem solvers it has in its sixth grade class. They worked diligently to create a poster that exemplified the theme: “United Through Art.” 

Martinez won $100 in art supplies and the Chamisa art program will receive $300 in art supplies from the contest’s sponsor: Sargent Art.

Daily Postcard: Sunset From Canada Bonita Trail

on March 7, 2017 - 7:19am

Daily Postcard: View of the setting sun last weekend during a hike along the Canada Bonita Trail. Photo by Chris Clark/

Los Alamos Shows Support For Threatened Jewish Communities Across U.S. At Tonight’s Candlelight Vigil

on March 6, 2017 - 9:06pm
Since Jan. 1, 77 Jewish Community Centers (JCCs) — nearly half of all JCCs in the United States — have received bomb threats, as have eight Jewish schools. Jewish cemeteries in St. Louis, Philadelphia and Rochester, New York have been vandalized. And a bullet was fired into the window of a (thankfully, empty) synagogue classroom in Evansville, Ind. This surge of anti-semitic acts has left many American Jews, including members of the Los Alamos Jewish community, feeling new anxieties about their own safety and the safety of their communal institutions.

Wind Kicks Up Dust Cloud On Main Hill Road

on March 6, 2017 - 8:32pm

Heavy wind kicks up a dust cloud and slows traffic at about 9 a.m. today on the Main Hill Road. Photo by John McHale/

New Laundromat Opened Today Inside Film Festival!

on March 6, 2017 - 6:18pm
Brad and Abbie Burk show off their brand new machines at The Laundry Room inside Film Festival. The new laundromat opened for business today at 3801 Arkansas Ave. # D.  Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
The new laundromat offers six brand new, standard sized coin-operated washers and dryers. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Los Alamos Daily Post

The Laundry Room welcomed its first customers today inside Film Festival. So why add a Laundromat to the local coffee bar and video rental business?

“We wanted to provide something the town needed,” owner

Ambassador Vicki Huddleston Speaks In Los Alamos Tuesday Evening

on March 6, 2017 - 4:37pm

Ambassador Vicki Huddleston


“Our Woman in Havana” is the title of a talk by former Ambassador Vicki Huddleston slated for 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 7 at Mesa Public Library.

Sponsored by the AAUW of Los Alamos, the talk is based on her years “as one of America’s top Cuba hands”. She will address events such as the Elian Gonzalez custody saga and the post-9/11 decision to use Guantanamo as a prison for terror suspects.

Huddleston’s talk promises to be interesting with everything from stories of spies to an argument she had with Fidel Castro at a cocktail party.


Local Trampoline Flips Into Backyard Arroyo

on March 6, 2017 - 2:59pm

A trampoline was spotted today in a backyard arroyo off 47th and White Street in Los Alamos. It's speculated that the fierce winds from last night carried it out of a local residents yard. Photo by Chris Clark/

Photo by Chris Clark/

Photo by Chris Clark/

Photo by Chris Clark/

Photo by Chris Clark/

Photo by Chris Clark/

LAPS Superintendent ​Thanks BSMA​ For​ STEM Education Outreach ​In Northern New Mexico

on March 6, 2017 - 2:57pm

BSMA President Andy Trottier, left, and LAPS Superintendent Dr. Kurt Steinhaus at Gadgets, the souvenir pop-up shop inside the Bradbury Science Museum Association. Photo by KayLinda Crawford

BSMA News:

LAPS Superintendent Dr. Kurt Steinhaus, right, visits Gadgets, the Bradbury Science Museum Association's (BSMA) souvenir pop-up shop, during the recent Chamisa Elementary Science Night at the museum.

The BSMA is the newly formed non-profit association with the sole mission of raising money to support Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education outreach into Northern New

Pysanky: Learn Thousand Year Old Art Form March 25

on March 6, 2017 - 7:09am

Daily Postcard: Cinnamon Teal Visits Ashley Pond

on March 6, 2017 - 6:44am

Daily Postcard: A cinnamon teal dropped into town for a swim Sunday in Ashley Pond. One theory is that strong winds blew the small dabbling duck off course. These ducks with reddish plumage are typically seen along the Rio Grande, live in marshes and ponds and feed mostly on plants. Source: Photo by Karen Kendall/

RTD 255 Mountain Trail Bus To Ski Santa Fe On Weekend/Holiday Schedule Through March 17

on March 5, 2017 - 10:18am

RTD News:

In recognition of Spring Break, the North Central Regional Transit District RTD 255 Mountain Trail bus to Ski Santa Fe will be operating on its weekend/holiday schedule each day throughout the Spring Break period from Monday, March 6 through Friday, March 17.

The weekend/holiday schedule provides seven roundtrips per day to Ski Santa Fe, rather than the normal weekday schedule that provides three roundtrips per day.

The fare is $5.00 each way, exact change required.

2017’s Property Taxes By State―WalletHub Study

on March 5, 2017 - 10:11am
Each year, the average American household spends $2,149 on real-estate property taxes plus another $402 for residents of the 27 states with vehicle property taxes.
With such high costs, it’s no surprise that about $11.8 billion in property taxes go unpaid each year, according to the National Tax Lien Association. 

In order to determine who pays the most relative to their state, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its 2017 Property Taxes by State report, which compares home and vehicle taxes across the nation and features insights from a panel of

Los Alamos Stands With Jewish Communities Across America With Candlelight Vigil Monday Evening

on March 5, 2017 - 9:34am


Just since the beginning of this year, 77 Jewish Community Centers (JCCs) — nearly half of all JCCs in the United States — have received bomb threats, as have eight Jewish schools. Jewish cemeteries in St. Louis, Philadelphia, and Rochester, New York have been vandalized. And a bullet was fired into the window of a (thankfully, empty) synagogue classroom in Evansville, Ind.

This surge of anti-semitic acts has left many American Jews, including members of the Los Alamos Jewish community, feeling new anxieties about their own safety and the safety of their communal institutions.


Scenes From Friday's Traditional Lenten Fish Fry

on March 5, 2017 - 8:53am

Dessert is part of the traditional Fish Fry served to community members during Lent at Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Hall, 3700 Canyon Road. The next Fish Fry is 5-7 p.m., Friday, March 10 and tickets are sold at the door, $10 for adults and $7 for children and everyone is welcome to attend. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Diners fill IHM Parish Hall Friday evening for the weekly Lenten Fish Fry. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Knight's of Columbus members Steve Ciddio, left, and Robert Divine take tickets at Friday's Fish Fry dinner. Photo by Carol A.

Atomic City Road Runners Club Begins 44th Season

on March 5, 2017 - 7:26am
  • 2017 Pace Race Season Begins April 4
The 44th season of the pace race series conducted by the Atomic City Road Runners Club begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 4 at the Canyon Rim Trailhead parking lot across from the Los Alamos Co-operative Market on East Road (State Route # 502).
The Club meets Tuesdays through early October at various locations throughout Los Alamos County.
For more information call 505.672.1639 or visit the Club’s website at