Recent high school graduates from Los Alamos feign sadness that their educational trip through Europe has come to an end Friday as they enter the U.S. airpirt in Atlanta. Photo by Lynn Ovaska
The travelers share their final meal together in the Atlanta Airport Friday before returning to Los Alamos and are delighted to be surrounded by “free refills, free toilets and free wifi” following their trip to Europe. The Los Alamos students include Michelle Boerigter, Anna Grothaus, Katherine Joseph, Kayla Suazo and Erin Burr, Hannah Breshears, Megan Kelley, Anna Carroll, Taylor Mason, Read More
Investigations Division Supervisor Sgt. Oliver Morris, right, and Det. Daniel Roberts display a tracking antenna during Project Lifesaver training at Los Alamos Police Department Headquarters Wednesday. The antenna is used to track the frequency of transmitting bracelets worn by people who tend to wander off and become lost. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
By Carol A. Clark
Los Alamos Police Officers took part in an all-day training program at Police Headquarters Wednesday, specifically geared toward adults and children who wander due to Alzheimer’s, autism, Down syndrome, Read More
Sandra Quintana, left, is surrounded by friends and colleagues from Los Alamos County this morning as she rededicates the elk sculpture at the entrance to Los Alamos in the memory of her husband Julian Quintana. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
Longtime Los Alamos Police Department Records Specialist Sandra J. Quintana lost her husband Julian eight years ago.
Julian Quintana was killed by a drunk driver Feb. 9, 2004, on his way to work at the County’s Abiqui plant. He had worked for Los Alamos County for 27 years.
County employees Darryl Tabor and Darryl Hastings embrace Sandra Read More
PGA Golf Pro Donnie Torres is raising money for golfing programs for youth and the Rotary Club of Los Alamos in his “Longest Day Longest Play” fundraiser. He teed off at 5:30 a.m. Thursday and continued playing until sunset. Torres’ daughter Samantha drove him around the golf course and kept his score throughout the event. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
Los Alamos Golf Course Pro Donnie Torres prepares to tee off on his 12th 1st Hole of the day. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
Donnie Torres midway through Hole #7. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com Read More
Los Alamos County’s newest Police Officer Oliver McCartney is just 18 days away from completing his probationary period with the Los Alamos Police Department and Chief Wayne Torpy let him know Wednesday at Police Headquarters that he is doing a fine job. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
Los Alamos Police Chief Wayne Torpy thanks Ofc. Oliver McCartney Wednesday for a job well done following his successful completion of an important assignment. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com Read More
Standing tall and looking proud in their newly issued uniforms.at McDonald’s on Trinity Drive Thursday, Day Manager Matthew Calkins sports the spiffy blue shirt and tie now worn by management level employees. Drive-Thru Crew Member Gene Pacheco models the new black shirt – now the standard uniform for crew members. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost Read More
Also on Sunday,
The White Rock Visitor Center on Rover Boulevard Wednesday shows reconstruction efforts are still in progress following a runaway vehicle collision on May 2. Massive damage occurred to the Visitor Center from the unoccupied vehicle that left the nearby gas station, gained speed across the adjacent parking lot and smashed with surprising force into the side of the brick building. This is the second such mishap in about a year. Cement shields are now in place to protect the Visitor Center from future incidents. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com Read More
This series of NIST Special Publications (SPs) consists of protocols developed by NIST researchers in conjunction with external collaborators, such as Duke University’s Center for the Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology (CEINT) and the National Cancer Institute’s Nanotechnology Characterization Laboratory (NCL).
In many cases, the original version of these protocols was posted on external collaborator web sites; all previous versions are superseded by these SP versions.
Updates to the SP version of the protocols may be released in the future. Read More
A contestant of the Mutton Busting competition clings to her lamb as it comes out of the chute during the Rodeo de Santa Fe. The Rodeo runs through June the 24 at the Rodeo Grounds in Santa Fe. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
Santa Fe County Queen Sara Czmyrid watches the Mutton Busting competition at the Rodeo de Santa Fe. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
A cowgirl pushes her horse hard during the barrel race portion of the Rodeo de Santa Fe. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
Miss Rodeo New Mexico Danika Jackson leads the opening procession of riders at the 63rd annual Read More
As the one-year anniversary of New Mexico’s second largest wildfire on record approaches, a focused multi-federal agency effort is underway to build a permanent Interagency Fire Center in the heart of Northern New Mexico’s fire country.
Building upon the success of last year’s multi-agency coordination during the Las Conchas Fire, the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Bandelier National Monument (BAND), and Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) have again partnered to greatly enhance northern New Mexico fire protection efforts by building a 6,400 square foot facility Read More
Carol A. Clark and Greg Kendall of the Los Alamos Daily Post co-host the weekly calendar program, Clark & Kendall’s Weekend Preview, which details events scheduled for Los Alamos, White Rock and beyond.
The program is sponsored by www.fyila.com.
The crew is out celebrating the longest day of the year, so this week’s preview is in written form … but join Carol and Greg for their usual webcast next week.
Los Alamos Daily Post Night at the Summer Concert Series is Friday, June 22 at Ashley Pond and will feature Texas rock and country blues with the Guy Forsyth Read More
After indoor safety trainings, members of The Family YMCA’s Youth Conservation Corp trained on repairing a trail in Canon de Valle, focusing on a trail completely destroyed by last summer’s Las Conchas Fire and subsequent watershed issues. Courtesy/YMCA
Family YMCA News:
The status report sent to the State of New Mexico for The Family YMCA’s Youth Conservation Corp program details tremendous accomplishments achieved by the local organization, which employs 24 youth during the summer.
Trainer Zach Close and Educator Craig Martin discuss Canyon de Valle trail work progress as members Read More
Rep. Jim Hall, R-Los Alamos, Sandoval and Santa Fe counties speaks with Superintendent Dr. Manuel Medrano and Vice Chair Randy Cordova while attending the Gallina School Board Meeting on June 19. Courtesy photo.
Rep. Jim Hall attended the Gallina School Board meeting Tuesday and visited with a number of the board members as well as members of the audience.
“Having been on the Los Alamos Public Schools Board, it was interesting to draw parallels and distinctions between our respective board meetings,” Hall said.
He described typical similarities such as approval of minutes and Read More
On Monday, Los Alamos National Laboratory sent the following letter to Hazardous Waste Bureau Chief John Kieling at the New Mexico Environment Department.
In the letter, LANL proposes to develop by Dec. 15, a work plan to perform interim measure alternatives analysis for chromium in Mortandad and Sandia canyons.