Skip directly to content

PEEC: Celebrate Bats At Nature Center Wednesday

on June 18, 2019 - 8:48am
Learn about the history, behavior and biology of bats Wednesday at the Nature Center. Courtesy/PEEC
 
PEEC News:
 
Celebrate North American bats Wednesday, June 19 at Summer Family Evening at the Los Alamos Nature Center.
 
Justin Stevenson from Fightwns will join participants at 6:30 p.m. to tell them about the life history, behavior and biology of bats. Several native species will be on hand, so the audience will have the unique opportunity to see these beautiful and amazing mammals up-close and in person.
 
Del Norte Credit Union is sponsoring this event and all of PEEC’s Summer

Bankens Mountain Martial Arts Annual Picnic July 13

on June 18, 2019 - 8:44am
BMMA News:
 
Bankens Mountain Martial Arts is hosting its annual martial arts picnic Saturday, July 13 at the Urban Park Pavilion.
 
The picnic is 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and attendees are asked to bring their own lawn chairs, blankets or whatever they prefer to sit on.
 
BMMA is providing all the burgers, hot dogs and side dishes (some vegetarian options will be available), as well as cake for dessert and bottled water. Anyone prefering something different to drink is welcome to bring a cooler. (This is a non-alcoholic event).
 
Bankens Mountain Martial Arts is excited to have

LAARC Hosts National Amateur Radio Field Day At North Mesa Picnic Grounds June 22-23

on June 18, 2019 - 8:31am

National Amateur Radio Field Day June 22-23

The community is invited to attend LAARC’s National Amateur Radio Field Day event noon Saturday to noon Sunday, June 22-23 at the North Mesa Picnic Grounds. Courtesy/LAARC

LAARC News:

The Los Alamos Amateur Radio Club (LAARC) is hosting a National Amateur Radio Field Day event June 22-23 at the North Mesa Picnic Grounds off North Mesa Road in Los Alamos.

More than 35,000 amateur radio operators (hams) across North America will be operating noon Saturday to noon Sunday in order to make radio contacts during this 24-hour event.

The LAARC will be

Manzanares & The Max Pack Band Perform At Los Alamos Summer Concert At Ashley Pond Friday

on June 18, 2019 - 8:07am

Led by brothers David and Michael Manzanares and accompanied by some of the best musicians in the industry, Manzanares has been labeled one of the hottest Latin acts to hit the music scene gaining both national and international attention. Manzanares performs Friday at the Ashley Pond Park Pavilion. Courtesy photo

SUMMER CONCERT News:

Manzanares has been labeled one of the hottest Latin acts to hit the musical scene. They will be performing live for the fifth concert in the Los Alamos Summer Concert Series Friday, June 21 at Ashley Pond Park.

The Concert is sponsored by Enterprise Bank &

Deadline For Public Comment On STIP July 19

on June 18, 2019 - 8:00am
NMDOT News:
 
SANTA FE The New Mexico Department of Transportation strives to engage the public and invites them to comment on the state’s adoption of the FY2020-FY2025 State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP).
 
The program will serve as the six year plan for the state’s proposed road, bridge and multimodal projects.
 
NMDOT has posted the 2020-2025 STIP plan online, to receive feedback on the federal and state highway projects, and other regional-specific projects taking place on local routes. The public is invited to share their comments online until July 19, 2019.
 
The

NWS: Today’s High Near 77; Tonight’s Low Around 53

on June 18, 2019 - 7:51am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 77 with a 20 percent chance of isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon and tonight’s low around 53. Courtesy/NWS

Daily Postcard: Unusual Sign Post Spotted On Travel

on June 18, 2019 - 7:42am

Daily Postcard: This unusual sign post was spotted while on travel recently through Anza-Borrego Desert State Park in Borrego Springs, Calif. Photo by Gary Warren

Pierotti Family Scholarship Extends History Of Helping Community

on June 17, 2019 - 8:46pm
Kiwanis Scholarship Committee Chairman Dennis Gill presents a Lou and Lee Pierotti Scholarship check to Jillian Bennett while her father, Langdon Bennett, looks on. Courtesy/Kiwanis Club 
 
By CHARMIAN SCHALLER
Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos

Editor’s Note: Over the next few weeks, the 11 graduating seniors chosen for 2019 scholarships handed out by the Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos will be speaking to the club about their plans for the future. Seven of the scholarships awarded will be funded by Kiwanis itself. The other four are family-financed.

Obituary: Verner ‘Rex’ Rexroth Dec. 25, 1921 – June 4, 2019

on June 17, 2019 - 8:29pm

VERNER ‘REX’ REXROTH Dec. 25, 1921 – June 4, 2019

Verner ‘Rex’ Rexroth was born in Denver, CO on Christmas Day 1921 and passed away June 4, 2019 in Carlsbad, CA.

Rex attended Colorado University in Boulder where he met the love of his life, Marilyn, and graduated with a BS in Electrical Engineering. Marilyn and Rex were married in September 1943 and started their lives together in Denver.

In 1947 they moved to the small community of Los Alamos where he worked at the laboratory and they raised their 4 children.

Tags: 

LAFD Tests Fire Hydrants In Tsikumu Village

on June 17, 2019 - 8:16pm

Los Alamos Firefighters are out today testing fire hydrants in Tsikumu Village. Photo by Delbert Romero/ladailypost.com

News Alert: Water Main Break On San Ildefonso Road

on June 17, 2019 - 8:04pm

News Alert:

A water main break has occurred on San Ildefonso Road on North Mesa and customers east of Camino Uva may experience little to no water pressure.

Department of Public Utilities crews estimate water will be restored by midnight.

Department officials offer the following consideration to customers once water is restored:
 
  • Water may at first appear murky due to entrained air. This problem will resolve itself in a day or so;
  • For a day or two there may be a small amount of sediment or rust in the water that has been stirred up from the bottom of the water main.

Scenes From Softball Little League District Championship Games Played In Los Alamos

on June 17, 2019 - 7:54pm

Both teams pose for a photo at the conclusion of the second game of the District Championship hosted by Los Alamos County Little League played on Lou Caveglia Field at the North Mesa Sports Complex. The Los Alamos All Stars played the Pojoaque All Stars in the best of 3 game series on this past Saturday and Sunday. Game one was won by the Pojoaque All Stars 6-5. The game was close but the aggressive base running kept the Los Alamos team on edge the entire game.
Tags: 

Obituary: James Byron Burns Feb. 8, 1950 – April 1, 2019

on June 17, 2019 - 7:26pm

JAMES BYRON BURNS Feb. 8, 1950 – April 1, 2019

James Byron Burns passed away suddenly on April 1, 2019 at the age of 69. He was born on February 8, 1950 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to James and Elizabeth Burns and had two older sisters Susan and Kathleen Burns. Here in Milwaukee he also met his wife, Cheryl Lynn Lemanski.

Jim’s passion was education as evidence by his 40-year career working as a middle school educator, teacher-mentor, college professor, educational consultant, published author and New Mexico State Middle School Association leader.

Tags: 

Environmental Sustainability Board Subcommittee Open House: Save-As-You-Throw 5:30 P.M. Thursday

on June 17, 2019 - 7:09pm
 
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post

Every year the cost to collect and transport trash in Los Alamos County to the landfill rises, and the annual price tag is already pretty hefty. As the cost rises so does the amount of waste filling up the landfill.

The Environmental Sustainability Board’s (ESB) Save-As-You-Throw (SAYT) Research Subcommittee is considering new options that could not only reduce the amount of waste trucked to the landfill but also allow for more equity and control over residents’ trash collection fees.

The SAYT proposal will be

Applications Offered For John And Willie Mae Helm Scholarship Fund And Los Alamos/Rio Arriba Medical Society

on June 17, 2019 - 2:20pm
SCHOLARSHIP News:
 
The Los Alamos/Rio Arriba Medical Society is accepting applications for scholarships available through the John and Willie Mae Helm Scholarship Fund and the Los Alamos/Rio Arriba Medical Society.
 
Applications are open to current and incoming medical students who have spent the majority of their lives in Los Alamos or Rio Arriba counties. 
 
Applicants are required to write a letter about their medical school background, to fill out a scholarship application form and to send a copy of their medical school transcript.
Tags: 

Kudos To Volunteer Trail Maintenance Crew At VCNP

on June 17, 2019 - 12:21pm

Scene from the spring maintenance work on trails at the Valles Caldera National Preserve. Courtesy photo

Scene from the spring maintenance work on trails at the Valles Caldera National Preserve. Courtesy photo

Los Amigos de Valles Caldera News:

Volunteers from Los Amigos de Valles Caldera and the New Mexico Cross Country Ski Club performed spring maintenance May 13-17 on five roads and trails on the Valles Caldera National Preserve.

NMCCSC Trails Chair and Los Amigos Member Sam Beard  and Los Amigos Vice Chair Jim Counce planned and led the work project.

‘Liberty On The Rocks’ Meets 6 P.M. Thursday

on June 17, 2019 - 11:56am

LOTR News:

“Liberty on the Rocks” meets at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 20 at Cottonwood on the Greens, 4244 Diamond Dr.

The community is invited to join the fun, have a drink, (a dinner entree can be purchased) and discuss the ideas of liberty and freedom, not for electoral politics.

 
About Liberty on the Rocks

Liberty on the Rocks is a non-profit libertarian organization designed to educate, connect, and activate liberty enthusiasts around the world.

NNM Teachers Complete National Geographic Educator Certification Phase 1 Training Sponsored By BSMA

on June 17, 2019 - 11:38am

Fifteen Northern New Mexico teachers celebrate completing Phase 1 of the National Geographic Educator Certification training during a workshop sponsored by the Bradbury Science Museum Association. Courtesy/BSMA

BSMA News:

The Bradbury Science Museum Association (BSMA) recently sponsored the National Geographic Educator Certification training for 15 Northern New Mexico teachers.

Alisha Lindsey, a National Geographic Educator and Grosvenor Teacher Fellow lead the training session at Los Alamos Middle School. Lindsey is a middle school teacher in Denver, Colo.

During the training, educators

On The Job In Los Alamos: At Petree Garden Center

on June 17, 2019 - 11:11am

On the job in Los Alamos are Ethan Vincent and Kathy Wilson working Friday at Petree Garden Center & Florist at 2470 East Road. Vincent has worked at Petree Garden Center for two years and Wilson previously worked at Pajarito Greenhouse and now Petree for a combined five years. Petree Garden Center & Florist is open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday and closed Monday. For more information, visit www.petreegardencenter.com. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

NMFO: ‘Briarpatch’ To Film In New Mexico

on June 17, 2019 - 10:16am
NMFO News:
 
SANTA FE The New Mexico State Film Office (NMFO) today announced that the USA Network television series, “Briarpatch” produced by UCP (Universal Content Productions) and Paramount Television will begin principal photography mid-June through the end of September in Albuquerque.  
 
Starring Rosario Dawson, who will also serve as a producer, the production will employ approximately 100 New Mexico crew members and 250-350 New Mexico background talent per episode.
 
“Briarpatch” follows Allegra Dill (Dawson), a dogged investigator returning to her border-town Texas home after

‘UNASHAMED’ SALTeens 2019 Tour 7 P.M. Tuesday

on June 17, 2019 - 10:10am

COMMUNITY News:

SALTeens, which stands for “Singing and Living Truth,” will present the Gospel in music and drama at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 18 at the Christian Church at 92 East Road.

SALTeens is a summer high school program of Dallas Christian College.

Students are selected by audition for voice, instrumentation and tech support. It is a lively, compelling performance. The Christian Church’s own Lauren Partin, who was a SALTeen for four years, is now on staff with SALTeens helping prepare this year’s performers.

Udall Applauds Senate Passage Of Bipartisan Resolution Condemning All Forms Of Anti-Semitism

on June 17, 2019 - 10:01am
U.S. Sen. Tom Udall
 
U.S. SENATE News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M) released the following statement Thursday on Senate passage of a Udall-cosponsored, bipartisan resolution condemning all forms of anti-Semitism.
 
The resolution recognizes and condemns the long history of anti-Semitism, and the fact that Jews are the targets of the majority of hate crimes committed against any religious group in the United States.
 
The resolution also commits the U.S. Senate to take action to combat all forms of anti-Semitism in our nation.
 
“In recent years, we’ve borne

Pagosa Springs Duathlon July 13

on June 17, 2019 - 9:59am

County BPU Holds Closed Session June 19

on June 17, 2019 - 9:59am

Scenes From 2019 Pet Palooza At Christian Church

on June 17, 2019 - 8:51am

Scenes from the 2019 Pet Palooza held June 11-13 at the Christian Church of Los Alamos at 92 East Road. The event featured farm animals, wild animals and pets. Some of the activities for the children included animal education, games, roping practice, horse rides, face painting, Bible stories, pinewood derby animal races and a green screen photo booth. Animal guests included horses, chickens, honey bees, an owl, kestrel, hawk, rabbit, geese, snakes and a pony. Photo by Daren Savage

Scene from Pet Palooza at the Christian Church. Photo by Daren Savage

Scene from Pet Palooza at the Christian

Pages