People & Community

Santa Fe Animal Shelter Offers Special Adoption Fees And Giveaways During Kitten Palooza Event Aug. 1-2

SFAS News:

Due to an influx of kittens, the Santa Fe Animal Shelter has announced a one-time special adoption fee on all kittens two to five months old, during its Kitten Palooza Weekend.

The Santa Fe Animal Shelter, northern New Mexico’s largest open-admission, no-kill shelter, will hold its Kitten Palooza adoption event at the shelter’s main campus 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., today and Sunday, Aug. 1-2.

The shelter’s RV will be parked out front to allow more people to visit with kittens. To reserve an appointment during Kitten Palooza, call 505.983.4309 extension 1610. 

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Explore Prairie Dogs And August’s Night Skies With PEEC!

Join PEEC the week of Aug. 3 for a variety of events. Tuesday, Aug. 4, Mariana Rivera Freeman will discuss her experiences studying the Gunnison’s prairie dog at Valles Caldera National Preserve. Then, Friday, Aug. 7, Laura Marseglia will highlight what is coming up in August’s night skies. Both events begin at 7 p.m. and registration is required at peecnature.org/events. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

Join the Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4 and Friday, Aug. 7 for two live-streamed talks.

Aug. 4, PEEC’s Field Science Specialist Mariana Rivera Freeman


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ProjectY Celebrates International Day Of Coworking Aug. 10

projectY cowork News:

  • The Los Alamos Community Encouraged to Work Together at Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op Outdoor Patio, Following COVID-Safe Guidelines 

projectY cowork Los Alamos announced today that it will co-host a free coworking day Monday, Aug. 10 at the outdoor patio of Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op to celebrate the International Day of Coworking.

The community is encouraged to participate in this day, which promotes working solo (but not alone), from noon to 4 p.m. while also supporting other local businesses.  

“The event is open to the community for all who are working remotely during


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Fuller Lodge Art Center Opens ‘Perspectives’ Today

FLAC News:

Fuller Lodge Art Center announces the opening of the New Mexico Potters and Clay Artists, annual Celebration of Clay Exhibition.

This event, which started today and will help through Sept. 19 at the Fuller Lodge Art Center, fulfills a primary mission of this statewide organization: to promote excellence and creativity in the clay arts.

This self-juried exhibition increases understanding and appreciation of clay arts and artists throughout the state of New Mexico and beyond and is an excellent opportunity for New Mexico potters to share their best work.

Having presented the Celebration


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FLAC: ‘A Quiet Place: An Exhibit Of Collages’ July 31-Sept. 19

‘Early Riser’ by Sue Ellen Hains. Courtesy/FLAC

‘Remember’ by Sue Ellen Hains. Courtesy/FLAC

‘Mother & Son’ by Sue Ellen Hains. Courtesy/FLAC

LAAC News:

Los Alamos resident Sue Ellen Hains showcases her collages in the exhibit, “A Quiet Place: An Exhibit of Collages,” in the Portal Gallery of Fuller Lodge Art Center today through Sept. 19.

“Preparing for this exhibit gave me the opportunity to explore many facets of my life, real and imagined, heard and unheard,” Hains said. “It all came together with collage- the perfect medium to bring order out of chaos.”

Fuller Lodge Art Center, 2132


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Two Los Alamos Women Among 2020 Women In Business

Enterprise Market President Liddie Martinez

Staff Report

Two Los Alamos women are named in the Albuquerque Journal “2020 Women in Business” published Tuesday in the Journal.

Enterprise Bank & Trust Regional President Liddie Martinez is honored in the Businesswoman in Finance & Banking category and Los Alamos Daily Post Publisher Carol A. Clark in the Businesswoman in Media category.

This annual event celebrates the accomplishments of New Mexico’s women business leaders.

Los Alamos Daily Post Publisher Carol A. Clark

The list of this year’s honorees include representatives


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Los Alamos Historical Society Membership Campaign Underway … Become Part Of An Organization Dedicated To Preserving The History Of The Town That Changed The World

Board Member Sharon Snyder cuts the cake on the 50th anniversary of the Los Alamos Historical Society, which preserves, promotes and communicates the remarkable history and inspiring stories of Los Alamos and its people for the community, global audience and future generations. Courtesy/LAHS

By WENDY M. HOFFMAN
Secretary
LAHS Board of Directors

Los Alamos Historical Society’s annual membership campaign is underway. It’s a chance to become part of an organization dedicated to preserving the history of the town that changed the world.

Our history, however, doesn’t focus only on the events


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Rotary Club: Presentation By Terry Foxx

Resilience and Renewal, interviews and stories about the Cerro Grande Fire ​by local author Terry Foxx. Courtesy image

ROTARY News:

Terry Foxx, local author and 2014 Los Alamos Living Treasure, spoke via Zoom at the July 28 meeting of the Rotary Club of Los Alamos.

Resilience and Renewal, Stories of the Cerro Grande Fire 20 Years Later, is the latest book by Foxx. It is a series of interviews, published by the Los Alamos Historical Society. She spoke about the similarities between the community’s reaction to the Cerro Grande Fire, May 2000, and the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Although the pandemic


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New Mexico Renews Emergency Public Health Order Today

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham at her press conference this afternoon together with state health officials announced the state will extend its emergency public health order and keep intact existing public health restrictions and guidelines. Screenshot/LADP

SANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and state health officials announced this afternoon the state of New Mexico will extend its emergency public health order and keep intact existing public health restrictions and guidelines while the state continues to combat the spread of COVID-19. 

The emergency public health order retains the


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Tax & Rev: Modified Enforcement Extended Through August

STATE News:

The Taxation and Revenue Department is extending some modifications to its collection and enforcement efforts through August 31.

The modifications were originally announced March 30 to help taxpayers facing financial difficulty because of the public health emergency.

The most severe collection activities, including new liens, seizures and injunctions, are now on hold through August 31.

Also, taxpayers may be eligible for penalty and interest relief on late payments as long as they have met filing deadlines.

“We will continue to work with taxpayers who are under financial


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New Mexico Department Of Agriculture Issues Warning To Residents Not To Plant Unsolicited Foreign Seeds

NMDA News:

LAS CRUCES – The New Mexico Department of Agriculture (NMDA) has received reports of New Mexico residents who have been mailed unsolicited foreign seeds not clearly labeled as seeds.

The seed shipments may be obscured as jewelry items.

If you are the recipient of one of these seed packets, the New Mexico Department of Agriculture is asking you not to plant them. If the seed has been planted, collect the seed prior to germination or destroy any emerging plants.  

NMDA is working closely with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Department of Homeland Security’s Customs


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Earthquake Measuring 3.7 Hits Northwest Of Los Alamos

The orange dots indicate the locations where earthquakes occurred today in the western United States including northwest of Los Alamos in New Mexico. Courtesy/USGS

Staff Report

The National Weather Service Albuquerque office has confirmed to the Los Alamos Daily Post that a 3.7 earthquake occurred at 9:04 a.m. today.

The earthquake occurred between Gallina and Coyote northeast of Los Alamos. Residents in Los Alamos and around the area have reported feeling the earthquake.

There have been no reports of injuries or property damage.


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