People & Community
CB FOX Department Store in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost. com
From left, Dave, Anne and Andy Fox at their store Friday in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost. com
By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post
Beloved family-owned CB FOX Department Store is closing its doors for good at the end of April.
Owners Dave and Anne Fox and their son Andy made the difficult decision after receiving an offer on the building that was too good to refuse. The terms of that offer are confidential, but Dave explained how their decision came
The night sky viewed from White Rock. Photo by Glen Wurden
PAJARITO ASTRONOMERS News:
The Pajarito Astronomers will hold a club and public meeting 2:30-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23 at the Los Alamos Mesa Public Library in Meeting Rooms 2/3 upstairs.
The club will welcome new members and discuss upcoming events and club business. This will be followed by a talk by Didier Saumon title: “Blinded by the Light: Outdoor Lighting and Life after Dark”.
New Mexico is blessed with relatively dark skies throughout the state and with several remote areas that offer pristine views. Poor outdoor lighting
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The Los Alamos Federated Republican Women will host its February meeting Thursday, Feb. 13.
The business meeting will begin promptly at 11:30 a.m., and all registered Republican women are invited to attend. At noon, the group will welcome CD3 candidate Alexis Johnson to speak.
All county Republicans are invited to hear about and meet this candidate.
all Cathy Walters at 505.690.2309 for the meeting address. Call Shona Neff at 505.470.3177 for further information.
CB FOX President Andy Fox discusses the closure of his department store during a video interview this morning conducted by Nate Limback of the Los Alamos Daily Post. The reason for the April 30 closure is not competition from internet sales or anything related to the county but rather an unexpected offer made on the store building that the Fox family felt at this time in their life they simply could not refuse. Read the full story in the Thursday print edition of the Los Alamos Daily Post. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com
Laura Lockwood, LCSW, LLC stopped by the Los Alamos Daily Post newsroom to discuss her new business, ‘Mindful Counseling’ that she is launching today in Los Alamos. Lockwood is a trailing spouse who moved to town recently from Akron, Ohio after her husband received employment at LANL. She specializes in anxiety, depression, trauma and relationships and begins seeing clients today in her office at 2041 46th St. To speak with Lockwood or schedule an appointment, call 505.500.4282 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
Serenata Santa Fe Concert presents French Tangle, Sunday March 8, at First Presbyterian Church in Santa Fe.
Hear the music of Poulenc, Debussy, Boulanger, Faure and Ravel.
- Ruxandra Marquardt, violin
- Sally Guenther, cello
- Pamela Epple, oboe
- Judith Gordon, piano
Reserve tickets here.
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Here the smallest patients can receive the care, nutrition and information that could change their lives. Donations are being accepted at Smith’s stores in Los Alamos and White Rock. Courtesy photo
Local Smith’s Pharmacist Katie Fry stands with a patient from her volunteer work in Haiti. Courtesy photo
By BERNADETTE LAURITZEN
One of our favorite Smith’s employees is headed to Haiti once again on a life changing mission and you can help.
Pharmacist Katie Fry and friend Elizabeth Hargreaves will return to the impoverished location to assist families with lifesaving care, as they
A group of teens show off their skating skills Friday night at the Los Alamos County Ice Rink. The Youth Mobilizers at the YMCA Teen Center organized the event. The Teen Center is hosting several fun upcoming activities. In celebration of Valentine’s Day, there will be a dance 7-10 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Teen Center and the Teen Center is hosting a pool party 7-10 p.m. March 13 at the Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
Daily Postcard: Icicles spotted Tuesday pointing uphill on the roof of a residence on Rim Road in Los Alamos. They formed when the snow on the roof of the front porch started slipping off, and the temperature got colder, so the icicles didn’t break off as the snow continued to slide and curl inward. Photo by Dorothy Amsden
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Scene this evening heading east on the Main Hill Road. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
Snowy scene this afternoon around the Los Alamos County Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
Scene looking west from Smith’s Marketplace parking lot. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
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Dr. Erika Bittner opens Sakura Soul, LLC at 3500 Trinity Dr., Unit B3. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post
Dr. Erika Bittner, a Los Alamos native, has a background steeped in science. She earned degrees in environmental science and biology and worked at Los Alamos National Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Recently, she decided to pursue another science – Eastern medicine. As a result, Bittner opened her practice, Sakura Soul, LLC, Jan. 9. Her practice is at 3500 Trinity Dr., Unit B3. She shares a
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Several LAPS jazz combos and ensembles perform at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Smith Auditorium. Courtesy photo
The community is invited to hear jazz combos and ensembles Wednesday at Smith Auditorium. Courtesy photo
Several jazz combos and ensembles will take to the stage starting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12 in Duane Smith Auditorium at Los Alamos High School.
Six Los Alamos Jazz Project student combos, both Los Alamos Middle School Jazz Band 1 and Jazz Band 2, Los Alamos High School Jazz Band, and Los Alamos High School Vocal Jazz Ensemble will be performing jazz from New Orleans.
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