The melodic calls of Sandhill cranes filled the sky above the Española Valley this morning as flocks of these majestic birds filled the sky.
They were heading south to spend the winter at Bosque de Apache National Wildlife Refuge near Socorro. In the late winter and early spring the cranes will leave New Mexico and gather at Grand Island in Nebraska.
There the cranes will pair off. The males will perform elaborate dances to attract a mate. From there, the cranes will continue north.
They breed north of the Artic Circle with some going as far Read More
Community Invited To Christmas Eve Candlelight Service Hosted By Freedom Church Sunday Dec. 24 At Ashley Pond
Freedom Church News:
Freedom Church in Los Alamos is hosting a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service 4:45-5:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 24 at Ashley Pond. It is outside, casual and open to everyone in the community.
“This Christmas Eve Candlelight Service is a wonderful way to gather as a community this holiday season,” Freedom Church Pastor Mike Brake said. “Join Freedom Church Los Alamos for a special time Read More
By DIANE DENISH
Corner to Corner
© 2023 New Mexico News Services
Congenial. Fair. Smart. Trustworthy. Man of his word.
These were words used to describe Sen. Stuart Ingle when I spoke to his colleagues, Republicans and Democrats, in the Senate. Ingle, a veteran of the New Mexico Senate, resigned recently, deciding to call it quits after almost 40 years.
In his typical, low-key manner, he loaded up his box of belongings from his Senate office, and when a passerby asked him what he was doing, he said “I’m done. I’m out of here.”
Ingle came to the Senate in 1985. His first term was the only time he served Read More
Los Alamos High School Students Maximus Posada And Luke Favorite Attend 2023 Model International Criminal Court In Poland
Maximus Posada as Presiding Judge. Courtesy/Enrique Posada
Luke Favorite as Defense Attorney. Courtesy/Enrique Posada
By ENRIQUE POSADA, DDS, FICOI
Los Alamos High School seniors Maximus Posada and Luke Favorite were two out of eight students selected to represent the United States this November at the 2023 Model International Criminal Court (MICC) in Krzyzowa, Poland.
This 11-day program is sponsored by New Mexico Human Rights Projects which has been providing this life-changing opportunity to high school students since 2013. This 10-year anniversary was special as the Read More
Administratively Complete Determination Class 2 Permit Modification Added To LANL Electronic Public Reading Room
Per regulatory requirements, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) has announced that new documents have been added to the LANL Electronic Reading Room.
The document(s) have been submitted to fulfill one or more requirements of the Los Alamos National Laboratory:
- DP-1132, Monitoring Report, Radioactive Liquid Waste Treatment Facility, Third Quarter 2023
- Administratively Complete Determination Class 2 Permit Modification for the Addition of New Hazardous Waste Management Unit at Technical Area 60 Los Alamos National Laboratory EPA ID#NM0890010515 HWB-LANL-23-014
New Mexico Congressional Delegation Marks Second Anniversary Of Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, Highlights How The Landmark Legislation Is Delivering For New Mexico
U.S. SENATE News:
WASHINGTON, D.C. — On the two-year anniversary of the historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) and U.S. Rep. Teresa Leger Fernández (D-N.M.), U.S. Rep. Melanie Stansbury (D-N.M.), and Gabe Vasquez (D-N.M.) are highlighting how the landmark legislation has delivered billions of dollars in historic infrastructure investments to New Mexico.
“In the two years since President Biden signed this historic legislation into law, we’ve delivered major investments to rebuild and strengthen New Mexico’s Read More
Daily Postcard: A bright November Full Moon shines through the trees this morning in White Rock. The November Full Moon is also called the Beaver Moon, likely because this is the time of year that beavers begin to spend more time in their dens for the winter. Source: astromony.com. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs Read More
SANTA FE — The Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Claims Office has published updated claims data as of Nov. 9, 2023. The office has provided $116 million to claimants affected by last year’s Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Fire.
The infographic above updates the numbers of claimants, total compensation of claims, and provides a breakdown by types of losses.
To view the progress in Spanish and English click here: Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Claims Office | FEMA.gov or Incendio en Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Oficina de Reclamaciones | FEMA.gov
This data is posted on the Claims Office Read More
ALBUQUERQUE — Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and Array Technologies CEO Kevin Hostetler announced recently that Array Technologies (NASDAQ: ARRY) (“Array” or “the Company”) has finalized plans for a major expansion that will solidify the company’s New Mexico future with a new $50 million manufacturing campus in Bernalillo County that will keep hundreds of jobs secure for New Mexicans.
Array, one of New Mexico’s few publicly traded companies, got its start manufacturing solar tracker technology more than 30 years ago in Albuquerque. Today, Array Read More
Los Alamos High School Hilltopper games are covered by the Los Alamos Daily Post sports team of Mike Cote, John McHale and Nate Limback.
The Hilltopper Sports Schedule for Nov. 28–Dec. 2, 2023:
Nov. 28 Tuesday
- Girls Basketball vs St. Michael’s Home – 7 p.m. – Broadcast on Daily Post YouTube Channel
Nov. 29 Wednesday
- Girls/Boys Wrestling vs Capital and Moriarty Home – 4 p.m.
Nov. 30 Thursday
- Girls Basketball Tournament at Santa Fe vs Del Norte – 8 a.m.
- Boys Basketball Tournament at Santa Fe vs Bernalillo – 9:30 a.m.
Dec. 1 Friday
- Girls Basketball Tournament at Santa Fe
- Boys Basketball
Tribute To Barbed Wire: Barbed wire balls mounted on limestone welcome visitors to the Devil’s Rope Museum and the Texas Route 66 Museum in McLean, Texas. The spacious facility is home to both museums giving visitors a view of what the west was like before modern cities and interstate highways existed. Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com
Creative Display: The Devil’s Rope Museum features many displays which show the various designs and types of barbed wire. This creative display is a case that when open (as seen) shows the wire in a circular fashion similar to a wagon wheel. Around the edge is Read More
Well, the Thanksgiving holiday has come to its end and life returns to (relative) normality in the coming week. Yup … back to work, you people!! But we look forward to December and those pre-Christmas and Christmas seasons—hectic, but “that most wonderful time of the year.”
But, hopefully, though Thanksgiving Day has passed, our inner thanksgiving continues as we remember not only good times with family and friends of the past, but also those of the present and of the future. Yes, inevitably there are some (many) persons with those trials and difficulties that come with life, Read More
By WILLIAM PRIEDORSKY
Los Alamos Mountaineers
The Nov. 28 Los Alamos Mountaineers meeting will be in-person, with a hybrid adjunct. Mike Fugate will speak about exploring the Grand Canyon by leaving the trails behind.
The trails in the Grand Canyon are busy, often reserved to capacity months beforehand. Fugate does it differently. He writes: “My first backpacking trip in the Grand Canyon was in 1985. Before the trip ended, I was hooked on Grand Canyon hiking. After a few short backpacking trips on established Read More
‘Not Invisible Act’ Commission Transmits Recommendations To Federal Government To Address Missing And Murdered Indigenous Peoples And Human Trafficking
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland
From the Department of the Interior:
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Not Invisible Act Commission, a cross jurisdictional advisory committee composed of law enforcement, Tribal leaders, federal partners, service providers, family members of missing and murdered individuals, and survivors, has transmitted its congressionally mandated recommendations to the Department of the Interior (DOI), Department of Justice and U.S. Congress. Federal responses to the Commission’s recommendations are due within 90 calendar days.
The Commission was created by Read More
National Hispanic Cultural Center’s Zack Quintero Receives Prestigious International Hispanic Leadership Award
Zack Quintero, interim executive director of the National Hispanic Cultural Center, meets with labor activist Dolores Huerta during the Center’s Cesar Chavez celebration. Courtesy/NHCC/J. Santiago Candelaria
ALBUQUERQUE — The National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) announces that Executive Director Zack Quintero was one of seven leaders invited to participate in the U.S. Hispanic Leaders Program earlier this fall. This internationally recognized program highlights young Hispanic leaders in the United States and brings them to Spain to foster greater collaboration
Tales of our Times
By JOHN BARTLIT
New Mexico Citizens for Clean Air & Water
A onetime newspaperman in World War I had canny instincts. He wrote: “Trying to determine what is going on in the world by reading newspapers is like trying to tell the time by watching the second hand of a clock.” His insight has gotten truer since social media swamped the airwaves.
I would say the news has a very special, limited purpose. News focuses on the unusual, not the normal. News pursues exact facts at specific moments, with little time for history, background, or context. So we get slivers of what is going on
These Read More
Daily Postcard: A white fir sapling is covered in snow Monday at Pajarito Mountain Ski Hill. Photo by Randal Pair Read More
Co-owner James Cline prepares for shoppers to arrive this morning for Small Business Saturday. He and his wife Dawn Cline moved to Los Alamos in 1996 and started Aspen Copies as a family-owned and operated business at 1907 Central Ave. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
The exterior of Mesa Top Games & Toys this morning at 1247 B Central Ave. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com Read More
Los Alamos County crews are out in force today plowing snow from the roadways around town. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com Read More