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Daily Postcard: Sunset From Main Hill Road

on May 14, 2018 - 7:24am

Daily Postcard: View of the sunset over Los Alamos while driving up the Main Hill Road Sunday. Photo by Pastor Paul Jaramillo

Daily Postcard: Happy Mother’s Day To Moms Everywhere!

on May 13, 2018 - 7:09am

Daily Postcard: With this beautiful spring photo of a ladybug pausing on a daylily leaf in White Rock, the Los Alamos Daily Post news team wishes Happy Mother's Day to moms everywhere! Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Scenes From Friday's Art Openings In Los Alamos

on May 12, 2018 - 7:16pm
Los Alamos artist Julie Smith is the featured artist at Rose Chocolatier this month. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
An artist talks about her work with a guest at the opening for 'Vessel' at Fuller Lodge Art Center. The show will run through June 23. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
A visitor checks out a painting during the opening of 'Vessel'. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
'Potential' by Ken Nebel. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/

Daily Postcard: Jemez Sunset Silhouette

on May 12, 2018 - 7:58am

Daily Postcard: Jemez sunset scene Thursday close to Forest Road 289. Photo by Josh Smith

Mud Pulp Fiber - A memoir Hidden In The Stacks Opens At Mesa Public Library’s Upstairs Art Gallery Saturday

on May 11, 2018 - 5:26pm

Ceramic by Suzanne Vilmain. Courtesy photo

Ceramic by Suzanne Vilmain. Courtesy photo


Visiting the Mud Pulp Fiber exhibit in Mesa Public Library’s Upstairs Art Gallery is like stepping into a memoir of artist Suzanne Vilmain’s life. The exhibit opens 2-4 p.m., Saturday with a Surrealist Picnic, after which this richly layered installation will be on display until June 30. The Surrealist Picnic features the art of artist Katharine Kagel of Café Pasqual fame.

Vilmain shows us many of the significant items from her life, from things she has made, to books she has read, to

Summer Begins At Pajarito Mountain May 18

on May 11, 2018 - 4:33pm
Courtesy/Pajarito Mountain
Pajarito Mountain Ski Area kicks off its summer season noon to 4 p.m. Friday, May 18 with lift-served mountain biking and hiking.
The mountain will feature exciting new events and fun activities all summer.
Pajarito Mountain features 1,200 feet of downhill, cross country and freeride mountain bike trails. The 30-trail system is built and maintained almost entirely by local volunteers from Los Alamos and features dirt and North Shore-style trails ranging from beginner to expert. 
Lift-served biking and hiking is available during the

Scenes From Art In Public Places Ribbon Cutting For Los Alamos Teen Center Artwork

on May 11, 2018 - 3:30pm

Art in Public Places Board Chair Jeremy Smith makes the opening remarks during Thursday afternoons ribbon cutting ceremony for the artwork featured outside the Los Alamos Teen Center. The colorful globes and two benches were created by San Francisco artist Colin Selig. The pieces are made from repurposed propane tanks. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

A crowd of Los Alamos County staff and members of the public participate in the ribbon cutting ceremony held Thursday afternoon in front of the Los Alamos Teen Center. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Los Alamos County Council

Hweeldi: Woven Tribute Commemorating Long Walk

on May 11, 2018 - 8:37am
Rug Navajo, ca.1920’s Gift of Earl C. Kauffman 45506/12. Courtesy/Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
MIAC News:
SANTA FE The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (MIAC) is commemorating the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Bosque Redondo, signed June 1, 1868, by displaying an extraordinary wool rug woven in tribute to the Long Walk. Created in the early 1900s, the rug is an impressive 9 ft. by 15 ft., last displayed at MIAC in 1996.
While the identity of the weavers of the piece remains unknown, Navajo oral history – and likely some first-hand accounts – informed

Heritage Preservation Awards May 17

on May 11, 2018 - 7:23am
Scene from a previous Heritage Preservation Awards Santa Fe event at San Miguel Chapel in Santa Fe. Photo by Melanie West
HSFF News:
The 2018 Heritage Preservation Awards Santa Fe will be presented at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at San Miguel Chapel. A reception follows at El Zaguán. 545 Canyon Road in Santa Fe.
ach year the Historic Santa Fe Foundation, the Old Santa Fe Association, and the City of Santa Fe Historic Preservation Division present an evening of awards recognizing oustanding achievements in historic preservation and design, and archeology.

Daily Postcard: Spring Flowers At Valles Caldera

on May 11, 2018 - 7:21am

Daily Postcard: Spring flowers color the landscape at the Valles Caldera. Photo by Thomas Shahan