OTOWI STATION BOOKSTORE News
Barbara Wright, author of the critically acclaimed novel for middle readers, Crow, will sign her book Friday, May 4, at 5:30 at Otowi Station Bookstore. She will visit Mountain and Barranca Elementary Schools and Los Alamos Middle School earlier that day.
The thought-provoking novel and its memorable cast present an unflinching and fresh take on race relations, injustice, and a fascinating, little-known chapter in American history, the race riots of 1898 in Wilmington, North Carolina,through the eyes of the 11-year-old narrator, Moses, a likeable, credible Read More
KRSN Morning Show Co-host Nancy Coombs, left, with Station Co-owners David and Gillian Sutton. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
KRSN AM 1490 station owners David and Gillian Sutton traveled to Las Vegas, Nev., to attend the National Association of Broadcasting Convention April 15-17.
At the beginning of March, they learned they were finalists for the prestigious Crystal Radio Award.
Since 1987, the NAB Crystal Radio Awards have recognized radio stations for their outstanding year-round commitment to community service.
Crystal Radio Award finalists were chosen by Read More
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David Mutschlecner will read from and sign his new book of poetry, Enigma and Light, at Ruby K’s Bagel Café on Thursday, May 3, at 6. Tickets to the event are $22.50, which includes the book and refreshments, and will be available at the door the night of the event. Otowi Station Bookstore and Ruby K’s are sponsoring the event.
He is author of two previous collections from Ashahta Press, Veils and Esse.
Mutschlecner writes, “I have been captivated by poetry since high school, willing it as my secret vocation. My first official publication was a chapbook called Qualities of Resonance Read More
Quality New Mexico is accepting applications for the 2012 New Mexico Performance Excellence Awards.
The New Mexico Performance Excellence Awards, modeled after the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, provide participating organizations with feedback on their strengths and their opportunities for improvement.
This feedback is based on the time-tested Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence, which provides an assessment framework to gauge organizational performance.
The awards, which will be awarded next spring, include:
- Piñon Recognition, commitmentto performance
Lou Santoro, left, is honored by Agency Field Executive James Medina on behalf of State Farm for his 35 years of service and leadership. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
Los Alamos businessman Lou Santoro was honored by State Farm Insurance recently for his years of leadership and service.
Agency Field Executive James Medina traveled to Santoro’s downtown Los Alamos office April 20 to personally thank him and present him with a special plaque for his 35 years of exemplary service with the worldwide organization.
“Lou is a leader within State Read More
Tammy Larson. Courtesy/LVNS
Tammy Larson of Los Alamos Visiting Nurse Service has been honored as the Texas & New Mexico Finance/Billing Person of the Year.
Larson is a lifelong resident of Los Alamos and has been active in the medical field the majority of her working life.
LVNS: “Tammy is a dedicated employee who always has our patient’s best interest at heart.” Read More
- Oh, the Places You’ll Go! Dr. Seuss
- Travels, Michael Crichton
- Fire Gate Poems: a Journey of Spiritual Healing, Henry C. Finney*
- The Making of the Atomic Bomb, Richard Rhodes
- Mockingjay, Suzanne Collins
- Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction, John Austin
- The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins
- Remarkable, Elizabeth Foley
- Catching Fire, Suzanne Collins
- The Things They Carried, Tim O’Brien
That familiar face behind the plants and flowers is longtime business leader Dave Fox preparing for the opening of his Pajarito Greenhouse in White Rock. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com
Pajarito Greenhouse in White Rock is open 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
The 3,600 square feet of display area at the greenhouse is stocked to the brim with flor and fauna and ready for business.
Kathy Anderson checking out a plant. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com
For 17 years, the greenhouse has provided the community with well-rooted, hardy plants in pots, Read More
Courtesy/Los Alamos County
By Carol A. Clark
Work is underway on making contacts and seeking interest from potential additional retail tenants for the Trinity Site Revitalization Project to complement the Smith’s Marketplace store.
“It remains a somewhat difficult retail environment owing to the continuing effects of the 2008 recession, but we do have the positive of the Smith’s Marketplace desire to expand into Trinity,” said Bob Feinberg of Grubb & Ellis New Mexico.
Feinberg is leading the retail recruitment effort for the Trinity Site developer, North American Development Read More