Bonnie J. Gordon

School Board Appoints Erin Green To Fill Vacancy

Staff Report

In a unanimous vote, the Los Alamos School Board this evening chose Erin Green to fill the District 5 seat, left vacant when Dawn Jalbert resigned from the Board.

Green will serve out the rest of Jalbert’s term, which ends Dec. 31, 2021. She will need to run for election in November if she wishes to retain the seat.

Screen shot via Zoom from Monday’s League of Women Voters School Board Candidate Forum


Car Hoisted Back To Roadway On Diamond Drive Today

A large hoist gets into position this afternoon to retrieve a car that ran off the side of Diamond Drive near 38th street Friday night. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Car is hoisted this afternoon back onto Diamond Drive. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Car clears the barrier fence on Diamond Drive. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Car comes to rest on Diamond Drive. Photo by Carol A. Clark/


Obituary: Vera G. Martinez April 10, 1933 – June 20, 2021

VERA G. MARTINEZ April 10, 1933 – June 20, 2021

Vera G. Martinez, 88, a resident of Palmilla Senior Living passed away surrounded by her family on Sunday, June 20, 2021.

Vera is preceded in death by her parents Nick and Bessie Gallegos, father of her children Henry J. Martinez, her sister Laura Lujan, sister Lillian Salazar, and brother Roy Gallegos.

She was born to Nicasio (Nick) Gallegos and Vicentita (Bessie) Gallegos on April 10, 1933 in Jacona, New Mexico and worked for over 40 years for the Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Dancing and singing were among Vera’s greatest joys as were her


One More Week To See LACA 75th Anniversary Exhibit

ART News:

The “75th Anniversary of the Los Alamos Concert Association” exhibit closes Saturday, June 19 in Step Up Gallery at Mesa Public Library, 2400 Central Ave.

Since 1946, Los Alamos Concert Association (LACA) has presented an annual classical concert series featuring world-class artists. Visitors to the &5th anniversary exhibit can walk back in time to the organization’s inception through a series of decade-by-decade panels that describe LACA’s history and the artists it has presented.

An audio tour is available to hear a sampling of featured artists’ music.

The exhibit includes


LAHS Olions Cast And Crew Creating Great Live Theater

Samuel Wolfsberg playing Hunter in the Olions production of [Title of Show]. Courtesy/LAHS Olions

Los Alamos Daily Post

The Los Alamos High School Olions production of [Title of Show] (the clean version) is a great combination of the witty and the heartfelt.

The musical follows Jeff (Elijah Hanks) and Hunter (Samuel Wolfsberg), childhood friends and current collaborators, as they take on the challenge of writing an original musical to submit to a festival that is three weeks away.

Jeff and Samuel recruit two actress friends, Susan (Elise Ovaska)


State Tourism Department Unveils New Mexico True Brand Refresh In Preparation For Industry Renewal

As the state prepares to revitalize tourism, New Mexico True unveils refresh of brand. Courtesy/NMTD

NMTD News:

The New Mexico Tourism Department (NMTD) unveiled a refresh of the New Mexico True brand today as the state prepares to revitalize tourism for the state.

A major feature of the brand refresh is a modernized logo and the inclusion of “The Land of Enchantment” as the tagline for New Mexico True.

The logo refresh will improve legibility and will offer more flexibility of usage across different channels. In order to retain a fresh and unique voice for New Mexico True and stay ahead of the competition,