People & Community
Tickets are available for the annual Community Asset Awards, Jan. 11 at the Betty Ehart Senior Center.
The 11th annual event, sponsored by the Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation, recognizes individuals, organizations and local businesses, for their good works throughout the community.
Tickets are $10 and include an evening filled sweet treats for the soul and the taste buds through inspiring people and stories.
Tickets can be reserved by calling 505.695.9139.
Los Alamos Arts Council Brown Bag Performance: Violinist Stephen Redfield; Violist Jeffrey Smith Jan. 8
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The Canvas and Chamomile painting class is 4 p.m., Jan. 9 at the White Rock Senior Center and 1:30 p.m., Jan. 27 at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. the cost is $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers. No experience is necessary. For registration and questions, call 505.412.1534. Courtesy photo
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Registration is now open for PEEC’s Forest Explorers club. This program meets 1-4 p.m. every other Wednesday Jan. 22-April 29 and is for children ages 5 to 8. Photo by Denise Matthews
Registration is now open for the Pajarito Environmental Education Center’s afterschool club Forest Explorers.
This program provides the opportunity for children, ages 5 to 8, to go on hikes from the nature center for child-directed play in the canyons, creeks and surrounding forest.
This program meets 1-4 p.m. every other Wednesday, Jan. 22 to April 29. Registration is required and space is limited
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This photo of a snoozing deer herd received the most attention and was shared around the world following the Jan. 1 winter snowstorm that covered Los Alamos. The owner of this home on Corona in Quemazon went out the following day, Jan. 2, to clear 3 feet of snow off of her hot tub when she encountered this snoozing deer herd on her patio. Photo by Patricia Walls
The sun shines a ring around the solar tree sculpture Wednesday, Jan. 10 in front of the County Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave. in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by John Gustafson
A female Cooper’s Hawk perches on a fence Saturday
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The Public Education Commission listens to statements from the board of the proposed Polaris Charter School Aug. 22 at the Public Education Building in Santa Fe. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
- The New Mexico Public Education Commission voted to deny the charter school application of Polaris School at a hearing Aug. 22 at the Public Education Building in Santa Fe. The Commission voted against approval on a 7-3 vote. Read
Skiers and community members gather Dec. 31 to celebrate the anniversary of Los Alamos Ski Club with music and sparklers and the 2019 New Year’s Eve Torchlight Parade on Pajarito Mountain. Photo by Hilary Trottier
Watching the New Year’s Eve Torchlight Parade from left, Timothy Trottier, Lydia Trottier and Joanna Trottier. Photo by Hilary Trottier
Scene from the 2019 New Year’s Eve Torchlight Parade on Pajarito Mountain. Photo by Hilary Trottier
Scene from the New Year’s Eve Torchlight Parade on Pajarito Mountain. Photo by Hilary Trottier
As my first year as your New Mexico State Representative ends, I welcome this opportunity to review the year’s accomplishments, activities and on-going challenges.
The 2019 legislative session was noteworthy for its exceptional productivity and results. After a decade of inertia, the legislature with a cadre of new representatives and our new Governor committed to positive change.
A focused and strategic legislative effort achieved much: a public education moonshot marked
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Mass Pumpkin Carving Event
Central Avenue was awash with more than 1,300 pumpkin carvers attempting to break the Guinness World Record for simultaneous pumpkin carving Saturday, Oct. 26 in the heart of downtown Los Alamos. The Los Alamos Arts Council sponsored the activity.
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Longtime Los Alamos residents Linda Deck, left, and Libby Carlsten are volunteers who helped put flowers on floats for the Tournament of Roses Parade Wednesday morning in Pasadena, Calif., where the temperature was a balmy 61. Deck is director of the Bradbury Science Museum and Carlsten recently retired from Los Alamos County. Courtesy photo
A float from Dole Foods for which Los Alamos residents Linda Deck and Libby Carlsten prepped the ‘orange crush’ roses displayed on the float bed. Photo by Linda Deck
A float celebrates the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote. Photo by Linda
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