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Sipapu Hosts Stefan Seigman Memorial Race

on December 9, 2018 - 8:33am

Scene from Sipapu Ski Resort. Photo by John Paul Bradley/Sipapu Ski Resort

Scene from Sipapu Ski Resort. Photo by John Paul Bradley/Sipapu Ski Resort

SKI News:

Sipapu Ski Resort received 4 inches of fresh snow over the past 24 hours, bringing its season total to 42".

The ski resort is opening more and more terrain, including additional features in its terrain park.

Saturday and Sunday, Sipapu is hosting the Stefan Seigman Memorial Race on Rolling Rock trail.

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County Notice Of Possible Quorum Dec. 19

on December 9, 2018 - 8:33am

NMHU: Rodgers Hall Renovation Contract Awarded

on December 9, 2018 - 8:33am
Historic Rodgers Hall by Sean Weaver/Highlands University
 
Baker Architecture & Design. Courtesy photo
 
NMHU News:
 
LAS VEGAS The New Mexico Highlands Board of Regents awarded the primary construction contract for the historic Rodgers Hall renovation to Franken Construction Company at a public hearing Nov. 19.
 
Over the years, Franken Construction of Las Vegas has completed historical renovations at Highlands such as the award-winning McCaffrey Historic Trolley Building that was finished in 2016 for the Media Arts and Technology Department.
 
“The total construction contract

State Farm: Winter And Holiday Driving Safety Tips

on December 9, 2018 - 8:32am
SAFETY TIPS:
 
This holiday season, roads are extra busy with shoppers, pedestrians, and drivers traveling to social events to see family and friends. Add to that some bad weather and you have a recipe for distractions and possible car crashes.
 
It also is the season to remain vigilant about the dangers of winter driving and aggressive holiday drivers.
 
Remember these key winter road condition and holiday driving safety tips from from State Farm®:
 
  • Slow down. Bridges and overpasses freeze first, so take it slow and avoid sudden changes in speed or direction. 
  • Keep windows clear.

Daily Postcard: Four Pinyon Jays Flock Together

on December 9, 2018 - 8:31am

Daily Postcard: Four Pinyon Jays are spotted hanging out together Friday in a tree on Furtura in White Rock. Photo by Pat Kestell

IHM Places First In WinterFest Holiday Lights Parade

on December 8, 2018 - 10:22pm

The Immaculate Heart of Mary Church float is the winner of the 2018 Holiday Lights Parade. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

The New Beginnings Fellowship float is the runner-up of the 2018 Holiday Lights Parade. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

The 2018 Los Alamos MainStreet Holiday Lights Parade judges are Los Alamos County Economic Development Administrator Joanie Ahlers, left, and Los Alamos Daily Post Publisher Carol A. Clark. County Councilor Morrie Pongratz announces the floats. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com

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Santa Claus Spotted At CB FOX Today!

on December 8, 2018 - 5:19pm
Santa Claus was on hand today to hear Christmas wishes at CB FOX in downtown Los Alamos! Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Checking out the ornaments today at CB FOX. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Santa chats with a young visitor while grownups look on. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

Affordable Art And Sing-A-Long Carols At Fuller Lodge

on December 8, 2018 - 5:16pm
Local musicians lead a holiday sing-a-long today at Fuller Lodge. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Fuller Lodge Art Center is brimming today with affordable holiday gifts and shoppers. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Fuller Lodge Art Center Manager Amy Bjarke shows a customer the variety of jewelry available for purchase during the Affordable Art show. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Two feathered friends at the Affordable Art Show today at Fuller Lodge Art Center. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

Scenes From 2018 Earth Treasures Show

on December 8, 2018 - 5:13pm
The 50th Annual Earth Treasure Show is open until 5 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday in the Masonic Temple at Canyon Road and 15th Street. These fossils were among the earth treasures on display today. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Geodes await splitting at the Earth Treasures Show. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Sparkling stones. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Checking out the displays. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Showing off a new purchases. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

State Central Committee Elects Pearce RPNM Chair

on December 8, 2018 - 5:05pm

Newly elected RPNM Chairman Steve Pearce

STATE GOP News:

ALBUQUERQUE  RPNM Chairman Ryan Cangiolosi congratulated incoming chairman Steve Pearce, who was elected today by an overwhelming margin at a State Central Committee meeting in Albuquerque. 
 

“I congratulate my friend Steve Pearce on his win in the chairman’s race. Our party is in capable hands under his leadership and we will be positioned to succeed thanks to his extensive experience in management and New Mexico politics,” Cangiolosi said.

Scenes From Breakfast With Santa This Morning

on December 8, 2018 - 2:47pm
Youngsters pose for a photo with Santa at Breakfast with Santa thisd morning at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Rita Zamora of Del Norte Credit Union, left, and Kiwanian Linda Daly welcome guests this morning to Breakfast with Santa. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Families gather for Breakfast with Santa. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
Members of Los Alamos High School Key Club serve juice. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
Families wait in line to have their picture taken with Santa. Photo by Bonnie J.

Scenes From 25th Annual Crèche Show

on December 8, 2018 - 10:01am

The 25th Annual Crèche Show is underway until 4 p.m. today at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 1967 18th St. The community is invited to view Nativities from around the world free of charge. The event includes a ‘touching table’ for the very young and an area where children can have their picture taken dressed as Joseph and Mary. Christmas music and light refreshments also will be provided at the event. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Bishop Joshua Miller and event co-chair Marilyn Ramsey greeting community members Friday afternoon.

Udall, Beyer Introduce Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act To Safeguard America’s Biodiversity

on December 8, 2018 - 8:45am
U.S. Sen. Tom Udall
 
U.S. SENATE News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, U.S. Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.) introduced the Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act of 2018 to protect and restore fish, wildlife, and plant species, in particular, those that are at risk to habitat loss and fragmentation--a major factor in species decline and extinction.
 
The legislation establishes a National Wildlife Corridors Program to ensure that species are able to move between habitats by improving data use and collection and enhancing interagency and regional collaboration.  
 
The

Learn How To Live Allergy Free At Seminar Dec. 20

on December 8, 2018 - 8:43am
AllerPops founder Cliff Han hosts a seminiar on alleviating allergies Dec. 20 at projectY. Courtesy photo
 
COMMUNITY News:
 
Are your allergies making you miserable? Cliff Han, PhD, will offer a seminar 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, in projectY, where allergy sufferers will learn how to gain control over their allergies, improve their overall health and enjoy life more.
 
Han is the inventor of AllerPops, a prebiotic lollipop that gives lasting allergy relief.

Udall, Heinrich, Luján Announce $1.29 Million To North Central Regional Transit District From DOT

on December 8, 2018 - 8:39am
NCRTD News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representative Ben Ray Luján announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded a $1.29 million grant to New Mexico to fund improvements to the North Central Regional Transit District (NCRTD) in Española.
 
The award, which comes through the Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development (BUILD) Grants program, will enable North Central RTD to build a maintenance facility, standalone vehicle wash bay, and fueling station.
 
“The North Central Regional Transit District is

Lauderdale And Gomez Play Fuller Lodge Dec. 30

on December 8, 2018 - 8:36am

MUSIC News:

Americana music legend Jim Lauderdale will join his friend Max Gomez on Max’s return to Los Alamos Sunday, Dec. 30. Lauderdale is both a "songwriter's songwriter," who's written/co-written many modern classics for iconic artists, as well as an intuitive sideman, who's enhanced the music of a bevy of esteemed musicians.

As a solo artist, since 1986 up until now, he's created a body of work spanning 29 albums of imaginative roots music, encompassing country, bluegrass, soul, R&B and rock, as well as helping pave the way for the current Americana movement.

SFCC And SFHEC Announce Winter Break Closures

on December 8, 2018 - 8:36am
SFCC News:
 
SANTA FE Santa Fe Community College and the Santa Fe Higher Education Center will close for Winter Break from Sunday, Dec. 16 through Tuesday, Jan. 1.
 
No classes or activities will be held and no other student services will be available during this time. Snow removal and grounds maintenance will not be operational during this time. The college’s early childhood development center, Kids Campus, and the William C. Witter Fitness Education Center also will be closed.
 
The SFCC main campus (6401 Richards Ave.) and the Santa Fe Higher Education Center (1950 Siringo Road)

LAHS Winter Dance Show Wednesday Dec. 12

on December 8, 2018 - 8:19am

Udall, Heinrich Call On ICE, CBP To Release Documents On Death Of Transgender Woman In Custody

on December 8, 2018 - 8:11am
U.S. SENATE News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Wednesday, U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.), Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) sent a letter to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Acting Director Ronald D. Vitiello and U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin K. McAleenan urging the immediate public release of a death review and supporting documentation on Roxana Hernández, a 33-year-old transgender woman who died at a New Mexico hospital while in ICE custody.
 
The senators also have requested documentation of ICE and CBP training related specifically to

Teatro Paraguas Presents Atravesada: Poetry Of The Border Jan. 11-20

on December 8, 2018 - 8:09am
Courtesy photo
 
TEATRO PARAGUAS News:
 
Back by popular demand, Teatro Paraguas presents Atravesada: Poetry of the Border, 7:30 p.m., Fridays-Saturdays and 2 p.m., Sundays Jan. 11-20 at Teatro Paraguas, 3205 Calle Marie in Santa Fe.
 
Atravesada: to have been crossed, to have gone through, to have been pierced, to have been meddled with.
 
“A borderland … is in a constant state of transition … Los atravesados live here: those who cross over, pass over, or go through the confines of the ‘normal’”. Gloria Anzaldúa, Borderlands.
 
Atravesada is part of Teatro Paraguas’ annual Poesía

BLM’s Revised Sage Grouse Plans Continue Multi-State Conservation Efforts But Create Uncertainty

on December 8, 2018 - 8:08am
BLM News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Thursday, the Bureau of Land Management revealed its revised plans to conserve greater sage grouse populations across nearly 70 million acres of public land in 11 Western states.
 
The Trump administration’s approach will replace the original Obama-era plans, which helped to give the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service confidence that the species did not warrant listing as threatened or endangered in 2015.
 
While the state-specific plans maintain the basic framework of the originals, which were created through years of collaborative effort, the new plans do

Daily Postcard: Dog Nearly Invisible On Kwage Mesa

on December 8, 2018 - 7:56am

Daily Postcard: Local dog Zoe was nearly-invisible while out for a hike Friday on Kwage Mesa as a fog bank rolled in from the north. Her orange vest helped her owner keep track of her. Photo by Stephanie Nakhleh

Police And Firefighters Ensure Safety Of Potentially Suicidal Man On Omega Bridge Tonight

on December 7, 2018 - 10:39pm

Police and firefighters assist a potentially suicidal male subject tonight on the Omega Bridge. Courtesy photo

 

By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos police officers and firefighters responded tonight to the scene of an adult male subject who was potentially suicidal on the Omega Bridge.

The officers and firefighters ensured the subject was safe and cleared the scene.

LAPD Cmdr.

Tour This Week’s Open Houses

on December 7, 2018 - 10:30pm

REAL ESTATE News:

Tour the top open houses scheduled for this week throughout the area!

The Los Alamos Daily Post features a weekly section highlighting the open houses throughout Los Alamos, White Rock, Jemez Springs and Santa Fe.
 
Photographs, details and a map depicting the location of each open house are included in this weekly section.
 
Click on the map to read details about the featured homes. Print out a copy of the map before heading out to tour the open houses or pull up the map on a smart phone or ipad from the road!
 
Click on the Real Estate Section "red button" near the
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LANL Director Thom Mason Works With Students During Hour Of Code Project At School In Española

on December 7, 2018 - 5:00pm

Los Alamos National Laboratory Director Thom Mason volunteered for the Hour Of Code project this afternoon at Tony E. Quintana Elementary in Española. The program was presented to the combined 6th grade classes of Nancy Martinez and Danita Quintana. This program provides a one-hour introduction to computer science designed to demystify ‘code’ and show that anyone can learn the basics.

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