Jenn Bartram

On The Job In Los Alamos: Serving Automotive Needs

On the job in Los Alamos Tuesday afternoon is Clint Miller and Chuck Builta ready to assist customers at Los Alamos Auto Repair & Napa Auto Parts at 201 Knecht St. Los Alamos Auto Repair & Napa Auto Parts is open 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com


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Emotional Healing: Allowing Hope And Growth

By Dr. Ted Wiard

Editors Note: This is the first in an ongoing series of columns by grief specialist Dr. Ted Wiard, dedicated to helping educate the community about emotional healing.

Mental health is a conscious process and tends to be low on a person’s priority list.

This has led to more and more negative behaviors, disconnections, fear and an increase in isolation, suicide, addiction and other self-destructive actions.

My hope is that this article can help your readers know that they are not alone, emotional healing is possible, and there is help.

A large part of emotional healing is to understand


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On The Job In Los Alamos: Hot Rocks Eatery Inside Los Alamos Medical Center

On the job in Los Alamos Tuesday morning is Dani Macias ready with a wide variety of burritos, coffee and special treats at Hot Rocks inside the main entrance of Los Alamos Medical Center at 3917 West Road. Hot Rocks is open 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. #worklosalamos #wherediscvoeriesaremade. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com


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On The Job In Los Alamos: At Ruby K’s Bagel Cafe

On the job in Los Alamos Monday afternoon is Ruby K’s Melanie Metzler assisting Rivera Family Funeral & Cremations of Los Alamos Funeral Specialist Lane Karmiol with one of the many bagel specialties. Ruby K’s is at 1789 Central Ave. and open 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For information, call Ruby K’s at 505.662.9866. Rivera Family Funeral & Cremations of Los Alamos is open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday with after hours by appointment at 1627 A. Central Ave. For information, call Rivera Family Funeral & Cremations of Los Alamos


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On The Job In Los Alamos: At Ski Patrol Debriefing

On the job in Los Alamos from left, Ski Patrol Volunteer Representative (Director) Bill Purtymun, New Mexico Crisis Support Team Facilitator Dr. Deb Boheman and Chaplain/Crisis Support Team Facilitator Eleni Fredlund prepare for a debriefing for the Pajarito Ski Patrol Jan. 4 in the Conference Room at the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce. The Ski Patrol assisted with a recent, difficult rescue endeavor at the ski hill and the management wanted to offer a Critical Incident Stress Management meeting for all of the responders of that incident. More than 10 participants took advantage of the benefits


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Funeral, Interment Of Unaccompanied Veteran Jan. 15

James H. Griffin

COMMUNITY News:

Rivera Family Funeral Home in Española is announcing the funeral and interment of an unaccompanied Veteran, James H. Griffin, who passed away, alone in his Los Alamos, New Mexico home, on September 9, 2019. He was born on April 7, 1932.

Griffin will be escorted from Rivera Family Funeral Home of Española at noon Wednesday, Jan. 15 and taken to the Santa Fe National Cemetery for burial with military honors at 12:45 p.m. All are encouraged to attend both the procession and the burial.

Griffin does not have any known living next-of-kin; therefore, the on-site representative

On The Job In Los Alamos: Assisting First Responders

On the job Monday at Fire Station 3 in White Rock is Carl Russell, DMin, MA, LPCC a volunteer from the New Mexico Crisis Support Team (NMCST). Russell offered to facilitate a critical incident debriefing for local first responders involved in the recent tragedies in Los Alamos and White Rock. The NMCST is comprised of 15 volunteer mental health professionals, clergy and peer support personnel who have received special training to intervene with individuals who have experienced a critical incident or traumatic event. Learn more here. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

 


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LAFRW Hosts Annual Christmas Luncheon Thursday

LAFRW News:

Los Alamos Federated Republican Women will host its annual Christmas Luncheon noon Thursday. Call Shona for luncheon location at 505.672.1456.

Local President Shona Neff will present the Year in Review. All registered Republican women are invited to attend.

Contributions for a charity opportunity will take place during the luncheon.  

 

 


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New Report Finds 13.8 Percent Of Working Adults Suffered Food Insecurity In 2016-2018 In New Mexico

HFA News:

More than 25 percent of all children in New Mexico lived in households that couldn’t always afford enough food from 2016-2018, according to a new report by Hunger Free America, based on an analysis of federal data.

That means 121,719 children in the state lived in households that did not always know where their next meal was coming from during the three-year time period.

The total number of food insecure individuals in New Mexico from 2016-2018 was 374,105 (18.3 percent of the state population), making it the most food insecure state in the country.

The report, titled “The Affordability


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