Upcoming PEEC events:
A Nature Center for Los Alamos? Public meeting before the CIP committee at Read More
Students knit during a Saturday morning class at Warm Hearts Yarn in White Rock. Photo by Bonnie Gordon/ladailypost.com
By Bonnie J. Gordon
The local yarn shop is dear to the heart of many a knitter and since August, Warm Hearts Yarn has been providing local crafters with a place to call their own.
The store is located in White Rock at 13 Sherwood, near Smiths Food and Drugs Center.
Los Alamos native Katie Brousseau has been knitting and crocheting since the age of 9 and Warm Hearts Yarn grew out of her desire to share her enthusiasm for handwork with her hometown. It is her goal to provide high quality, Read More
Jonah Cruz Wheat was just 4 years old on July 12 when he heard a woman cry out for help while he played in his yard.
Playing superheroes is one of his favorite pass times so when his mother heard him enter the house and ask his sister if she heard someone calling for help, she assumed they were just playing.
Amanda Wheat recounted hearing her son go back outside and yell, “Don’t worry … I’m coming … I’ll help you.” She grabbed her phone and ran outside where she saw her Read More
Fire Chief Troy Hughes, coworkers, family and friends honored longtime Los Alamos Firefighter and IAFF Local 3279 Union President Flavio Martinez at a gathering in Fire Administration Wednesday.
“Capt. Martinez was one of the first people I met with when I came here to see if this is where I wanted to work and I quickly recognized that he really only wanted the same things I did – a well-trained department, people treated fairly and people held Read More
By Bonnie Gordon
Hear world class piano music for a good cause when Juanita Madland performs a Valentine Benefit Concert for The Los Alamos Arts Council at 7 p.m. Sunday Feb. 12 at Fuller Lodge. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased at CB Fox or at the door.
Madland is a Los Alamos treasure. Although she performs in venues around the world, she generously shares her talents often in her home town, usually to support a worthy cause.
Her program on Sunday will be chronologically organized and will range from the baroque to the contemporary. Madland calls herself Read More
The most recent session, led by MICHELINE DEVAURS and MIKE WISMER, focused on economic development, where participants hoped to gain an understanding at both the state and local levels.
Discussions and presentations focused on the vision for the future, the planning efforts underway and how to contribute to shaping future
On Monday, Mountain States Constructors will begin milling the existing road surface at the following intersections:
Monday and Tuesday-NM4 and Grand Canyon, La Vista
Tuesday and Wednesday-NM4 and Sherwood Boulavard
Wednesday and Thursday-NM4 and Bonnie View as well as the Hampton Inn and Metzger’s entrances/driveways
Thursday and Friday-NM4 and Rover Blvd.
What to expect?
Expect lane closures and flagging operations during non-peak hours. Please follow the detour signs as posted.
Traffic control restrictions for NM4 include providing a minimum of one lane of traffic in each direction Read More
Longtime Los Alamos resident Colleen Hanlon hugs Los Alamos Police Chief Wayne Torpy at the county council meeting Tuesday night in appreciation for his coming to her aid and moving her car, which he noticed was parked in a precarious location on Central Avenue.
Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com Read More
Council Tuesday night presented a flower bouquet to Deputy Clerk Recorder Naomi Maestas for completing her Certified Public Official certification.
Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com Read More
Things will swing at the Blue Window Bistro on Saturday, Feb 11 when the restaurant hosts a Jazz Night featuring the Jan McDonald Jazz Trio.
The Trio will perform from 7- 9 p.m. with Donna Smith on piano, Richard Snider on bass and Jan McDonald on trumpet and flugelhorn. Tickets are $15 per person and dinner reservations are required at 662-6305.
The regular dinner menu will be offered from 5-9 p.m. All menus are posted at labluewindowbistro.com. Walk-ins will be accommodated if possible.
Santa Fe resident Jan McDonald is recognized nationally as an accomplished jazz trumpeter. Read More
Greg Fisher takes the podium during his introduction to the community Tuesday. The county council introduced newly hired Economic Vitality Administrator Greg Fisher to the community at the start of Tuesday’s council meeting. Fisher officially began his work Monday.He is tasked, among other tings, with implementing the county’s Economic Vitality Strategic Plan. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com Read More
The Authors Speak Series at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 23 in the Upstairs Rotunda Mesa Public Library features Pamela Christie, author of “The King’s Lizard” and “Dead Lizard’s Dance,” mysteries set in Old Santa Fe.
“This is what my honored grandfather told me, all of it. Someone long ago taught him how to tell a tale, someone who knew what to do with the space between En Años Pasados and Así Fue*. When we sat up together nights, waiting for babies to be born or for horses to foal, for travelers to return, or for news of the men who ran to the mountains after the uprising, he told me of those murderous times….” Read More
Option 1 for the N.M. 502 design option project received the green light from county council in a 6-1 vote with Councilor Vincent Chiravalle casting the sole no vote.
County Engineering Manager Kyle Zimmerman created the Option 1 compromise solution by blending the best of five possible options under consideration.
Zimmerman’s option as illustrated in the photo above, comprises one roundabout at 4th Street and Central Avenue and a single lane road in each direction with widened medians at the intersections of Airport Road and Tewa Loop designed for a travel speed Read More
Special to the Los Alamos Daily Post
On Wednesday Evening, the Los Alamos County Planning and Zoning Commission approved a site plan for a Smith’s fuel center to be built at the existing Shamrock gas station site at 1239 Trinity Dr.
Smith’s will lease the property at the corner of Trinity Drive and Knecht Street from Polk JT Properties. County Council approved a lease agreement with North American Development Group (NADG) last week, paving the way for the development of Trinity Place.
Smith’s new fuel center will be adjacent to the Smith’s Marketplace store in Trinity Place. Read More
Dr. Paul Daly. Courtesy Photo
Dr. Paul Daly, a Family Practice physician with Medical Associates of Northern New Mexico in Los Alamos, recently returned from his fourth mobilization as an Army Reserve medical officer. During this deployment, Dr. Daly was assigned to the 310th Expeditionary Sustainment Command (ESC) Brigade as their Command Surgeon.
The 310th ESC is based out of Indianapolis, Indiana, but draws soldiers from several neighboring states. The function of an ESC is to provide combat services support. This entails assuming command and control of smaller logistics units, Read More