From left, Paul Whalen, Geoffrey West and John M. Pedicini are awarded the Los Alamos Medal—Los Alamos National Laboratory’s highest honor. Courtesy/LANL
Los Alamos National Laboratory today announced that three individuals have been awarded the Los Alamos Medal, the Laboratory’s highest honor, for groundbreaking contributions to science and national security. John M. Pedicini, Paul Whalen and Geoffrey West were selected for their distinguished achievements that have impacted the success of the Laboratory, either through mission accomplishments or enhancing
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View today of Sipapu Ski Resort, scheduled to open Saturday, Nov. 17. Courtesy/Sipapu Ski Resort
Sipapu Ski Resort. Courtesy/Sipapu Ski Resort
Sipapu Ski Resort near Taos received 5″ of snow overnight and there’s more in the forecast over the next 10 days!
The mountain team is watching the forecast for optimal conditions to begin snowmaking. Sipapu Mountain Manager John Paul, is excited about the cold forecast to drop the soil temperature, providing better insulation for any natural or man-made snow!
Sipapu’s opening day is scheduled for Saturday, Nov.
Hike Kitchen Mesa Trail at Ghost Ranch with Bill Priedhorsky of the Los Alamos Mountaineers. Meet the group at 8 a.m., Saturday at the nature center to carpool to Ghost Ranch. Courtesy photo
Hike Kitchen Mesa at Ghost Ranch this Saturday, Oct. 20 with Bill Priedhorsky of the Los Alamos Mountaineers.
The Pajarito Environmental Education Center is partnering with the Mountaineers to offer this outing. Kitchen Mesa is a beautiful gypsum-capped high point that stands above the headquarters of Ghost Ranch. Space is limited for this hike and registration is required
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Snow is falling this morning in Los Alamos and the surrounding area including Aster Street in White Rock. The National Weather Service predicts snow will continue to fall until about noon today followed by a 40% chance of rain showers and a high near 38 and a low tonight around 29 with patchy freezing fog after midnight. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
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Greetings from the Superintendent’s Desk:
This message contains information about delayed start, school cancellation, or early dismissal due to snow or ice for the Los Alamos Public Schools.
With today’s winter storm warning, LAPS has tuned-up all snow removal equipment and we have a crew reporting early Monday morning.
Announcements, usually by 5:30 a.m., will be sent via the media, district web page, LAPS School Messenger, and information lines.
- Aspen Elementary 663-2277
- Barranca Mesa Elementary 663-2732
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Valles Caldera is the largest land acquisition in New Mexico made through the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), one of the primary tools for protecting our national and local parks and public lands. LWCF contributed over $100 million to acquire the Preserve, help promote recreational opportunities and public access, and conserve habitat for wildlife including elk, mule deer, and mountain lions. And LWCF accomplishes things like this all over America at no cost to taxpayers. LWCF is completely funded from
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Daily Postcard: Colorful trees line Bryce Street Friday in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
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It may new but Los Alamos County Environmental Services Division yard trimming collection program has already grabbed the state’s attention and praise.
The program recently earned the Environmental Services Division 2018 New Mexico Recycling
Festival of Trees News:
Snowflakes are the theme for the community tree at this year’s annual Festival of Trees event.
Community members are asked to donate one snow related item to demonstrate what can happen when we all come together. A donation box will be available at the Betty Ehart Senior Center.
The Festival of Trees is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nov. 17. Those wishing to donate a holiday item for the silent auction or reserve a craft fair table for $25 for LARSO members and $40 for non-LRSO members can call 505.662.8920.
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