Press Release-DailyPost

DPU Releases Performance Report

DPU News:

The Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities (DPU) released its Performance Report for the 4th Quarter of Fiscal Year 2012 describing DPU’s activities April 1 through June 30, 2012.

The performance report details:

  • DPU’s CIP construction project progress;
  • LA Scores measures;
  • Financial status of operations;
  • Commodity consumption levels (gas, water, electricity, wastewater collection);
  • Energy and water conservation; and
  • Public relations’ outreach activities.

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Community Invited to Kiwanis ‘Autumn in Tuscany’ Wine Dinner Sept. 21


The Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos is hosting its second annual wine dinner fundraiser.

The event will start with cocktails at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 at the Dixie Girl Restaurant, 1789 Central Ave.

“Autumn in Tuscany” is the theme for the wine dinner. Included in the elegant event is a five-course gourmet meal featuring paired wines uniquely matched to each course. A knowledgeable Sommelier will be on hand to describe each pairing.

Reservations are required as space is limited. The cost is $100 per person. To reserve seats for this “not Read More

YMCA Selects Sylvan Argo for Teen Center Director

Sylvan Argo. Courtesy photo


By Carol A. Clark
Los Alamos Daily Post

The Family YMCA has hired Sylvan Argo as its new director for the Los Alamos Teen Center.

Argo will fill the position left vacant by former director Michelangelo Lobato who has accepted a counseling position at Chamisa Elementary School in White Rock.

Lobato served on the four-panel committee that reviewed 20 applicants before selecting Argo.

“I am ecstatic and very excited that Argo is getting the job,” Lobato told the Los Alamos Daily Post today. “She has done an amazing job on every program she has Read More

Saturday is Kiwanis Aluminum Collection Day


Between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, the Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos will be collecting aluminum at Sullivan Field. Kiwanis buys the aluminum from the public at 30 cents per pound or 35 cents per pound if over hundred pounds.

Kiwanis recycles the collected aluminum and proceeds go to their scholarship fund. Just look for the blue tent on Saturday at Sullivan Field.

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Pace Race Series Begins 40th Season

Despite cool temperatures, the Atomic City Road Runners kicked off its 40th season Tuesday. Courtesy photo
ACRR News:
The Atomic City Road Runners pace race season opened Tuesday on the Canyon Rim Trail with 1, 1.5, 2 and 3 mile distances available.
Elizabeth Turner and Amanda Mercer were the top predictors at 35 seconds off their predicted time as well as fastest female three mile finishers. 
Tom Sandford had a 43 second differential and Mary Snow and David Kratzer came in at 53 seconds off.
Bob Weeks was the top one mile finisher at 13:24 followed
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‘La Fin du Monde Party’ Kicks Off Holiday Events at Dixie Girl


Photo by Carol A. Clark/


Dixie Girl owner Denise Lane announced four upcoming special parties open to the public:

“La Fin du Monde Party” (End of the World Party, Party like there is no tomorrow) 5-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21

  • Dinner Special: Stout Braised Brisket with Bourbon Peach Glaze, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Vidalia Onion Rings
  • Bar Specials: $3 Martinis, $3 Mayan Mojitos and $3 La Fin du Monde or Maudite Belgian Ales
  • Appetizer specials: Retro Rumaki, Flatbreads and “Buffaleaux” Wings $3

Holiday Wine Dinner 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22
Regular menu
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County Line: Winterfest Wonderland

Courtesy Photo

Walkin’ in a Winter(fest) Wonderland…

The National Weather Service’s latest forecast said that our warm weather will come to a “jarring demise” this weekend – let’s hope for snow to set a festive mood on Saturday for Winterfest! The Main Street Association’s Holiday Lights parade at 6 p.m. this Saturday and then the County Recreation Division’s North Pole Workshop plus Luminaria Walk at the North Mesa Stables is Sunday evening.

NEW Creative District Advisory Committee Meets Monday!

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Eat Breakfast With Santa This Saturday

Santa listens to Christmas wish lists at the annual Breakfast with Santa. Courtesy photo


The community is invited to the annual Breakfast with Santa, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos, with support from Del Norte Credit Union, from 7-11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 at the Betty Ehart Senior Center, 1101 Bathtub Row.

The breakfast is free. In return, attendees are requested to donate either non-perishable food items or money.

Food collected will be used by LA Cares to feed local families in need. Money donated will be used for the Kiwanis/CYFD Foster Children Christmas Party. Read More

Tiger Trot Raises Nearly $10,000 for Aspen Elementary

Duncan Fuehne and Thomas Chadwick. Courtesy Photo
Final results are in for Aspen Elementary School’s Tiger Trot fundraiser held in October – the event raised early $10,000 for the school.
The Aspen Elementary School PTO would like to thank the local businesses who provided prizes and incentives for the top fundraising kids and staff. 

“Thanks to Los Alamos National Bank, Charla Glasco, CB Fox, Home Run Pizza, Bob’s Bodacious BBQ, The Coffee House, Papa Murphy’s Pizza, Reel Deal Cinema, REMAX, Metzger’s, Pyramid

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County Line: Turkey Bowling Anyone?




Turkey Bowling, Anyone?

Celebrate the season opener of the Los Alamos County Ice Rink 3-5 p.m. this Sunday, Nov. 18 with some Thanksgiving fun for the whole family. 

Find out more here


No Holiday Trash Collection…
In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, there will be No trash or recycling collection Thursday, Nov. 22 or Friday, Nov. 23. If either of those days is your normal trash day, place
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