Bonnie J. Gordon

Los Alamos Community Winds: Live Music Drive-In Style

The Los Alamos Community Winds. Courtesy/LACW

COMMUNITY WINDS News:

The Los Alamos Community Winds is hosting “Bring Back Music – Los Alamos,” a live concert for the community 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24.

The concert will be held in the north parking lot of Central Park Square, on the corner of 15th Street and Nectar Street, in Los Alamos. Registration is via Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bring-music-back-los-alamos-registration-124799357237.

Bring Back Music – Los Alamos will include performances from The Los Alamos Flute Choir, the Los Alamos Clarinet Quintet, The SaxAtomix,


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Santa Fe Activist Shares Hiroshima Day Recollections

Photograph of Hiroshima shortly after the dropping of the atomic bomb. Photo by Shiegeo Hayashi

Stephen Fox

By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post
bjgordon@ladailypost.com

On Aug. 6, 1945, the United States becomes the first and only nation to use atomic weaponry during wartime when it dropped an atomic bomb  on the Japanese city of Hiroshima.

Approximately 80,000 people are killed as a direct result of the blast, and another 35,000 are injured. At least another 60,000 would be dead by the end of the year from the effects of the fallout.

On Aug. 6, 1945, the American bomber Enola Gay dropped a five-ton


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NMAA Hopeful All Interscholastic Sports Happens This Year

NMAA Executive Director Sally Marquez

Staff Report: :

In concert with the July 9 announcement from Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, competition in contact sports will not take place this fall.

Because of this, the New Mexico Activities Association will be postponing both the 2020 football and soccer seasons to the Spring Semester.

Although the NMAA and its member schools were hopeful that all interscholastic sports and activities could resume as originally scheduled this August, the continued Coronavirus pandemic and resulting public health concerns have forced the Association to consider


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Terrarium Bar Opens At Petree Garden Center & Florist

Community invited to create a terrarium at the Terrarium Bar at Petree Garden. Courtesy/Petree photo

A terrarium ready to brighten a local home. Courtesy/ Petree

Petree Garden Center & Florist News:

 A new Terrarium Bar is now open for the community at Petree Garden Center & Florist at 2470 E Road.

“We serve ‘em on the rocks,” owner Laural Hardin said. “Come in and build your own terrarium. We have lots of cool mosses, rocks and unique containers or pottery to choose from, with the most extensive succulent, cacti and tropical plant selection in the area.”

Create a one-of-a-kind living decor


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LAPS Native American Parent Advisory Council Hosts Class Of 2020 Native American Sash Ceremony Via Zoom Sunday

Members of the Class of 2020 receiving sashes Sunday include top left, Leah Mountain, Awan Ellenwood, Stanlee Platero, Nichelle Aguilar, Justin Pena, Riley Fullbright, Colleen Gurule and Zachery Moquino. Courtesy/LAPS

LAPS News:

The Los Alamos Public Schools Native American Parent Advisory Council (NAPAC) will host the Second Annual Native American Sash Ceremony, Sunday, May 24 for members of the Class of 2020.

The public is invited to watch the live stream beginning at 4 p.m. The link may be found at https://stream.meet.google.com/stream/5a3634cc-10a0-46ca-8633-60c4ecfcf7b0.


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LWV Primary Candidate Forums Now Posted Online


Democratic candidates for Los Alamos County Council participating Monday, May 4 in a League of Women Voters Candidate Forum. From top left, LWV member Lynn Jones, League Moderator Barbara Calef, and candidates Denise Derkacs, Greg White, Sean Williams and Rodney Roberson. Courtesy/LWV

Republican candidates for CD3 participating April, 30 in a League of Women Voters Candidate Forum. From top left, LWV member Lynn Jones, League Moderator Ellen Mills, and candidates Alexis Johnson, Harry Montoya and Angela Morales. Courtesy/LWV

LWV News:

The Los Alamos League of Women Voters recently


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All New Mexico Public Schools To Close for Three Weeks Starting Monday

Superintendent Kurt Steinhaus

New Mexico Public Schools will close for three weeks beginning Monday, March 16 amid growing concerns about the COVID-19 virus.

LAPS Superintendent Kurt Steinhaus spoke with Secretary of Education Ryan Stewart Thursday evening. Steinhaus confirmed the closure and told the Los Alamos Daily Post that Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham will issue a statement Friday, with further details.

“Because the LAPS Spring Break is scheduled for the week of March 23, we’ll only have to make up two weeks,” Steinhaus said.

More details about the Los Alamos school

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