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Smart Design With Suzette: 7 Tips For A Stress Free Holiday Season

on December 14, 2018 - 8:50am

Don’t stress! Ask for help this holiday season. Courtesy image

Learn how to feel balanced, happy and stress-free this holiday season. Courtesy image

By SUZETTE FOX
Los Alamos

It’s the holiday season and with the holidays comes to stress. Each year we feel a mix of joy and anxiety. It’s no secret that things can get overwhelming. According to a survey by Healthline, 62 percent of people said their stress level increases during the holiday season.

We experience a combination of stressors related to financial costs of the holidays, family coming to stay and the conflicts it may bring, and the

Happiness & Healing Meditation At Unitarian Church

on December 14, 2018 - 8:06am

Community invited to a day of meditation, Dec. 21 at the Unitarian Church. Courtesy image

COMMUNITY News:

The community is invited to attend a day of insight meditation, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21 at the Unitarian Church of Los Alamos.

There will be guided sitting and walking meditation with time for lunch and resting. Each student will have a one-on-one meeting with the teacher.

The program will conclude with a Dharma talk and sharing. Participants should bring their own lunch, a variety of teas will be available.

The class is free but donations are accepted.

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TOTH Hosts ‘Full Dark, No Stars’ Service Sunday

on December 14, 2018 - 7:10am

TOTH News:

Trinity on the Hill will host “Full Dark, No Stars” 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16.

During this service, poetry and short stories will be read in between pieces of organ music that explore themes of doubt, faith, longing, fear and joy.

“This is the first service of its kind to occur at Trinity on the Hill, and we invite you to bring all of your humanity into the house of God as we together explore what it means to be living in a confusing world,” Rev. Christopher Adams said.

Two Affordable Housing Projects Planned For DP Road

on December 13, 2018 - 9:52am
A rendering of the affordable apartment complex planned for development on DP Road. Courtesy image
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post
 
Los Alamos may be a small community, but its housing needs are large and varied. One of those needs is to have affordable housing. As a result, two housing projects are being pursued for development on DP Road.
 
One, a 70-unit apartment complex called the Canyon Walk Apartments, was given the green light and is expected to begin construction in August 2019. Construction on the other, a 64-unit apartment complex called

Interfaith Los Alamos Delivers Winter Coats And Gift Cards To Recently Resettled Refugees In Albuquerque

on December 13, 2018 - 9:21am
Scene of resettled refugees in Albuquerque receiving winter coats and gift cards Dec. 6 from the second annual Interfaith Los Alamos coat drive. Courtesy/ILA
 
Scene of resettled refugees in Albuquerque receiving winter coats and gift cards Dec. 6 from the second annual Interfaith Los Alamos coat drive. Courtesy/ILA
 
Interfaith Los Alamos News:
 
Thanks to the generosity of a great many people in the Los Alamos faith-based community, Interfaith Los Alamos was able to gather 80 new winter coats plus 60 gift cards to buy winter coats for refugees recently resettled in Albuquerque.
 
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Alamogordo Offers Affordable Basecamp For Getaway

on December 13, 2018 - 8:33am
Alamogordo. Courtesy photo
 
TRAVEL News:
 
ALAMOGORDO Located less than a half-hour drive away from one of the southernmost ski areas in the United States, Alamogordo offers a wide array of affordable lodging and dining options, as well as exciting and memorable attractions.
 
Alamogordo serves as an ideal basecamp for an adventurous winter trip, with plenty of activities to keep every member of the family entertained.  
 
“Oftentimes, the holiday season and winter months involve spending large amounts of money to make memories,” said Michelle Brideaux, Communications & Marketing

Rio Arriba County Emergency Services Issues High Wind Warning Today Through 8 a.m. Thursday

on December 12, 2018 - 7:19am

WEATHER ALERT:

A powerful upper level disturbance will approach New Mexico late today, bringing in a fast-moving cold front. Strong winds will take shape late this afternoon and peak as the cold front moves in from the north and northwest tonight.

Occasional wind gusts of 50 to 60 mph will be common in the vicinity of the cold front, and some higher mountain peaks of central and southern New Mexico could observe a few gusts close to 70 mph. The very strong winds will create difficult driving conditions, and could cause damage to utility poles, roof tops, and any frail structures.

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