LACF To Host Free Seminar On Trends In Community Philanthropy With National Expert Dr. Laurie Paarlberg Feb. 4
By LINDA DALY
Los Alamos Community Foundation
Los Alamos Community Foundation (LACF) invites you to join a robust discussion on why philanthropy matters for a healthy community.
Topics include trends and concepts in community philanthropy and the application of these trends within our local context. We will examine collective generosity and illuminate the “why” of philanthropy for Los Alamos as well as look at how other communities promote a culture of philanthropy.
Leading the discussion will be national expert Dr. Laurie Paarlberg, Professor of Philanthropic Studies, Chair on Community Read More
FBI And Jewish Federation Of New Mexico Come Together To Urge Public To Report Threats And Suspicious Activity
Special Agent in Charge Raul Bujanda
The FBI has reaffirmed its commitment to protect the Jewish community in New Mexico from any potential threats after the Texas synagogue attack.
Special Agent in Charge of the Albuquerque FBI Division joined Rabbi Dr. Rob Lennick, CEO of the Jewish Federation of New Mexico, in urging the public to report any threats or suspicious activity.
Rabbi Dr. Rob Lennick
“The Albuquerque FBI Division has a very close and enduring relationship with the Jewish community in New Mexico,” SAC Bujanda said. “I have reached out to several Jewish leaders to Read More
This chart compares the total number of diagnoses over a 14 day period as percentage of the population in Los Alamos Public Schools with the corresponding figures for all of Los Alamos County. Sources: New Mexico Department of Health and Los Alamos Public Schools. Created by Eli Ben-Naim
This chart compares the total number of diagnoses over a 14 day period as percentage of the population for all Los Alamos Public Schools. Source: Los Alamos Public Schools. Created by Eli Ben-Naim Read More
New Los Alamos County Public Works Director Juan Rael. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post
Juan Rael began working for Los Alamos County as an engineering project manager for the Public Works Department in 2018. Just four years later, he is managing the whole department as the Public Works Director.
“I feel humbled and honored to be chosen as the next Public Works Director for Los Alamos County,” Rael said. “It’s a great organization and Public Works is filled with so many dedicated employees that I am just honored to serve Read More
Two Sandhill Cranes in the wetlands Monday evening at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs
Snow Geese gathering in a small lake Monday evening at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs
A Full Moon / Wolf Moon viewed early Tuesday morning at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs
Sandhill Cranes take flight at the Flight Deck area Tuesday morning at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs
Photographers brave the cold temperatures of 17 degrees and gather on the shoreline around Read More
New Mexico Clean Fuels News:
ALBUQUERQUE — The New Mexico Clean Fuels Coalition announced its support for the proposed New Mexico Clean Fuel Standard Act, SB 14, a priority bill of Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham that will be the state’s next step in reducing carbon emissions, fighting climate change, and developing a new economy in clean fuel production.
The bill, which is sponsored by Sen. Mimi Stewart (D – Bernalillo) and Rep. Nathan Small (D-Doña Ana), would require cleaner fuels for our cars and trucks, while establishing incentives for manufacturers of transportation fuels to produce Read More
Native American Agriculture Fund (NAAF), Food Research and Action Center, and the Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative host live discussion on food insecurity in Indian County during the COVID-19 pandemic. Courtesy/NAAF
The Native American Agriculture Fund (NAAF), Food Research and Action Center, and the Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative are hosting a virtual event at 2 p.m. (ET) today to discuss findings and recommendations from a recent report.
The report finds that 48 percent of Native Americans and Alaska Natives surveyed indicated that sometimes or often Read More
The Los Alamos County Board of Appeals will continue its Wednesday public hearing on the Sirphey LLC case at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21 in Council Chambers at 1000 Central Ave. and virtually on Zoom.
This meeting is open to the public.
Find the agenda to this meeting here: Jan. 21, 2022 Board of Appeals Agenda.
The 2022 Community Seed Swap is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5 at the Unitarian Church of Los Alamos, 1738 N.Sage St., in the patio outside the front door.
Participants are invited to bring seeds they wish to share and pickup seeds they are interested in planting. It is not necessary to bring seeds to take part in the swap.
- Bring only packets of seeds you wish to give away entirely. You may not get any back;
- Take only enough seeds that you can use in one growing season; and
- If sharing seeds saved from your garden, mark them clearly with plant name and from year saved.
Participation is free. Read More
Santa Fe Veterans for Peace (SFVP) invites the community to Ashley Pond Park 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22 to celebrate the first anniversary of Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
Monday, SFVP paused to honor the life of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., an apostle for nonviolence. A week later they celebrate the first anniversary of another milestone toward peace: the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons entered into force Jan. 22, 2021.
This is the Treaty that prohibits states parties from developing, testing, producing, manufacturing, acquiring, possessing Read More
Daily Postcard: View of one of the ladders along the trail at Tsankawi during a recent hike in Bandelier National Monument. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com Read More
The Los Alamos Board of Appeals voted this afternoon to continue its deliberation of the Sirphey LLC case until 2:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21. Gathered at today’s Board of Appeals public hearing in Council Chambers, from left, County Attorney Alvin Leaphart, County Councilor Randall Ryti, Board Chair Terry Priestley and Utilities Manager Philo Shelton. Shown on the screen above the board members is Attorney Phil Dabney representing Sirphey LLC owner Prashant Jain. Jain brought a complaint against Los Alamos County Council and Building Official Michael Arellano after the new business space Read More
On the job in Los Alamos today are co-owners Yasmin Acosta and her father Eliverio Acosta of the new UPEX & Gifts, LLC at 108 Central Park Square. The grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for the new business is postponed due to the spike in local COVID-19 cases. UPEX & Gifts, LLC is open 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. For information, call 505.662.3119 or visit www.upexnm.com or Facebook. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com Read More
By JORDAN REDMOND
Los Alamos Family Council
Each month the Los Alamos Family Council Counseling Center provides services to more than 100 clients.
Our mental health therapists provide personalized service and care helping these individuals, couples, and families improve daily conditions in their lives.
The cost of these services often exceeds the ability of clients to pay. Each month, Los Alamos Family Council writes off more than $11,000 for services provided in the Counseling Center.
Rather than turning clients away, Los Alamos Family Council seeks individual and Read More
Jones and Bartlett Learning has announced the publication of Global Population Health: A Primer by author Richard Skolnik of Los Alamos.
Global Population Health is designed to provide a brief overview of global health to a wide range of health administration and clinical audiences.
Beginning with a concise explanation of the importance of global health, this brief text moves on to examine many of the most important global health issues and their economic and social consequences. It then discusses some of the steps that can be taken to address these concerns Read More
Los Alamos County Community Development Department officials announced today that two of the seven buildings of the long-anticipated Canyon Walk Apartments will be ready by the end of January.
Canyon Walk Apartments is the 70-unit Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) multi-family development on DP Road. The apartments were originally scheduled for full opening by Jan. 31, 2021.
According to the development team Bethel Development Inc., due to COVID-19 Pandemic restrictions affecting contractors and supplies plus ongoing roadway and infrastructure improvements, the Read More
Casting notice for ethnicities, males, females, ages 18+, nonunion. Courtesy image
Casting notice for military roles. Courtesy image
Los Alamos MainStreet News:
The new movie based on the book: “American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer” by Kai Bird, is being partially filmed in Los Alamos in March and April.
A famous director and Oscar winning cast is involved and there is a Casting Call out for local residents. Visit: More info on the Oppenheimer movie
While on set in Los Alamos, the crew often needs local businesses to provide an array of items. If interested and Read More
New LAPS Superintendent Dr. José Delfin
In a school board meeting Saturday, Jan. 15, the Los Alamos School Board unanimously voted to hire Dr. José Delfin as the next superintendent for the district.
“On behalf of the LAPS Board, I welcome Dr. Delfin to the district. We look forward to working together,” School Board President Melanie Colgan said.
“I am excited to have Dr. Delfin join LAPS,” Interim Superintendent Jennifer Guy said. “He brings a fresh perspective and great leadership experience to our district. I am looking forward to working with him.”
Last week Dr. Delfin went Read More
The Los Alamos County Resiliency Energy and Sustainability Task Force (LARES) will meet at 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21 virtually on Zoom.
This meeting is open to the public.
Find the agenda to this meeting here: Jan. 21, 2022 LARES Agenda.
Find the link to this meeting here.
Webinar ID: 814 3546 3514
Passcode: 518492 Read More