People & Community

JMEC Board Invites Applications For Eligible Members To Serve On Two Board Committees

JMEC News:

ESPAÑOLA — The Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative, Inc., board of trustees has approved the addition of public members to two of its committees, the new by-laws committee and the longstanding communications committee.

To be eligible, the applicant must be a member of, and in good financial standing with, JMEC. Those eligible and interested are asked to please send a letter expressing their interest to:

Tina Trujillo Archuleta
P.O. Box 128
Española, NM 87532 or, 

The deadline for letters expressing interest in serving as a public member on the JMEC board Read More

Teatro Paraguas: Entre La Nieve Y La Lluvia Feb. 17-29

Courtesy/Teatro Paraguas


Teatro Paraguas will present Entre la nieve y la lluvia (Between snow and rain), a bilingual medley of music, dance, poetry and short plays celebrating the imminent arrival of Spring. Among the offerings is a one-act play by Joey Chavez entitled Back Row, which features popcorn, an aging movie star, and a movie theatre soda jerk.

The evening includes two bilingual cuentos (folktales), Encaje y Espuma, and Pulgas en las orejas. original choreography by Xochitl Ehrl, Jesús Coll, and Adan Mendez, and seasonal poetry selected and performed by James Read More

projectY cowork To Host 3rd Annual Atomic City Entrepreneurial Round-Robin Event Connecting Entrepreneurs With Local, Statewide Experts And Resources

Scene of a previous speed dating for business resources event at projectY cowork Los Alamos, 150 Central Park Square. Courtesy photo

projectY cowork Los Alamos

projectY cowork Los Alamos will host a free Entrepreneurial Round-Robin or “Speed Dating for Business Resources” event 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7. This is a great opportunity for small businesses, startups, and entrepreneurs to connect to resources available to them locally and statewide. projectY is at 150 Central Park Square.

Entrepreneurs will have 5 minutes to spend with each of the resources to learn about what they have to Read More

MADD New Mexico Joins Forces With DWI Prevention Advocates From Across State For DWI Awareness Day At Roundhouse

MADD News:

          • DWI prevention, alcohol treatment, and law enforcement acknowledge ongoing crisis

ALBUQUERQUE – Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) New Mexico will host a DWI Prevention Awareness Day at the state capital Friday, Jan. 27, as a reminder to the public about the ongoing crisis of impaired driving in New Mexico.

Nearly 20 representatives working in the fields of DWI prevention, alcohol treatment, law enforcement, and families representing crash victims/survivors will all be present 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to speak to lawmakers and the general public about this pervasive issue.

“We know Read More

TWST Competes In SuperG At Purgatory Mountain Resort

Cullen McLean (6th grader at Mountain Elementary School) earns a 2nd place finish missing the top of the podium by three hundredths of a second. Teammates Axel Vaskas earns the 4th place finish and Malik Boukahlfa earns the 10th place finish. Courtesy photo 

Isaac Olson takes the top spot on the podium followed by Aksel Boukhalfa in 2nd place, and Sasho McDowell (8th grader Los Alamos Middle School) earns 4th place in the Super G. Courtesy photo

Los Alamos Youth Mountain Bike Team

The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) Southern Series of the Rocky Mountain division Read More

ECECD Announces Online Series To Help New Mexico Families With Young Children


SANTA FE — Thursday, Jan. 26 the Early Childhood Education & Care Department (ECECD) will premiere The Early Show with Alax, a playful, informative online series for families with young children.

The show’s host, Alax, is a live-action Galactic character from another solar system who wants to learn the important elements of caring for “little humans” without judgment or prior caregiving knowledge. The show uses lighthearted humor to educate adults about healthy growth and development, answering the questions they may be apprehensive about asking. 
“How do I create a Read More

On The Job In Los Alamos: Dr. Grant At Trinity Urgent Care

On the job in Los Alamos Monday afternoon is Dr. Ed Grant at Trinity Urgent Care, LLC, 1460 Trinity Dr. Suite A & B. Locally owned and operated, Trinity Urgent Care opened its doors to the community on Nov. 30, 2015, and provides up-to-date expert evaluation and treatment covering a wide range of minor emergencies, illnesses and injuries. ‘Trinity Urgent Care is an alternative to the long wait or high cost of a visit to a hospital emergency room. If your own primary care provider isn’t available when you need them, we are, 7 days-a-week.’ To learn more, click here. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ Read More

PAC 8 Community Media Center: Jan. 27-Feb. 2, 2023

PAC 8 News:

PAC 8 Community Media Center is available for recording events, transferring of old media, shooting and editing, live streaming and drone photography and videography.

For information, email, call 505.662.7228 or visit

PAC 8 Television schedule for Jan. 27-Feb. 2:

Friday, Jan. 27, 2023

  • 6 a.m. Democracy Now! – Live
  • 10 a.m. The Thom Hartmann Program
  • 11 a.m. County Council Replay – 1-24-23
  • 3 p.m. Democracy Now!
  • 5 p.m. PAC PAGES – Los Alamos County News Updates
  • 6 p.m. PAC 8 Summer Media Classes
  • 7 p.m. The Whitehouse Chronicles
  • 7:30 p.m. Lost
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County: Public Land Solutions To Hold Stakeholder Meeting


Public Land Solutions is coming to Los Alamos to host a stakeholder meeting 5:30 p.m. Jan. 31, at Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op in Central Park Square.

They will be conducting stakeholder outreach and collecting input on how and where people are recreating in New Mexico.

With this information, combined with their research and expertise, they will  develop recommendations for improving existing recreation assets and create new ones to meet  community goals regarding the local quality of life, outdoor access and economic development in the state. 

Public Land Solutions is a non-profit Read More

Los Alamos High School Choir Winter Gala Benefit Jan. 28

LAHS News:

The Los Alamos High School (LAHS) Choir Winter Gala, an evening of dinner and entertainment featuring Christina Martos and Carlos Archuleta, is Saturday, Jan. 28 at Crossroads Bible Church, 97 East Road.

Doors open at 6 p.m., with dinner served at 7 p.m. along with entertainment and a Silent Auction.

Tickets are $40 per person and may be purchased in advance by using the QR code on the Los Alamos Choirs’ Facebook page.

Martos and Archuleta are accomplished opera singers who enjoy varied and full singing careers. The Los Alamos High School Choirs are indeed fortunate to have such a talented Read More

LAPS Board To Meet On Zoom Thursday Jan. 26

LAPS News:

A Los Alamos Public Schools (LAPS) board meeting will be held 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26 virtually on Zoom.

This meeting is open to the public.

Find the agenda to this meeting here: Jan. 26, 2022 LAPS Board Agenda.

Find the link to this meeting here.

Meeting ID: 505 663 2222
Passcode: j45K8H Read More

Last Chance For Tickets To PEEC’s Backcountry Film Festival Sponsored By Century Bank

PEEC News:

This week is the last chance to get tickets for the Backcountry Film Festival, sponsored by Century Bank.  Join PEEC and the SALA Event Center as they team up to host the Backcountry Film Festival. Watch the films LIVE for the first time in three years at 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 26. Pajarito Brewpub and Grill will sell beer and wine before and during the show. Thanks to headline sponsor Century Bank for making this event possible.

But wait, there’s more! In addition to the movies and drinks, PEEC is back with its great, big, exciting raffle! Some of this year’s awesome prizes include Read More

CSD Leadership Team Kicks Off Community Tour Jan. 28


The leadership team for the Los Alamos County Community Services Department (CSD) is kicking off a rotating Community Tour over the next six months beginning Jan. 28.

Attending a different county facility each month, the leadership team will avail themselves to citizens for one-on-one discussions and questions on various CSD projects and initiatives.

Community Services Director Cory Styron encourages individuals to drop in at these informal events; no registration or appointment is necessary. Styron states that even though each meeting will have a topical theme, for example Read More

Drs. Aimee Price & Erika Bittner Change Practice Location

Dr. Aimee Price and Dr. Erika Bittner move practice to 557 Oppenheimer Drive. Courtesy photo


Dr. Aimee Price and Dr. Erika Bittner, whom are both Doctors of Oriental Medicine at The Acupuncture Center of Los Alamos have announced that they have changed locations.

They are now at 557 Oppenheimer Drive and share offices with Los Alamos Chiropractic Center and Sage Integrated Health.

Dr. Price (DOM) has worked at the Acupuncture Center of Los Alamos since 2015 and recently took over ownership in 2021. She has treated everything from back pain, migraines, hot flashes, digestive Read More

This Week In Sports: Jan. 24-29, 2023

This Week in Sports:

Los Alamos High School Hilltopper games are covered by the Los Alamos Daily Post sports team of Gene Mortensen (Voice of the Hilltoppers), Mike Cote, John McHale and Nate Limback.

The Los Alamos High School Hilltopper Sports Schedule for Tuesday, Jan. 24 through Saturday, Jan. 29:

Jan. 24 Tuesday

  • Girls Basketball vs Espanola Away – 7 p.m. – Broadcast on Daily Post YouTube Channel

Jan. 26 Thursday

  • Boys Basketball vs Espanola Home – 7 p.m. – Broadcast on Daily Post YouTube Channel

Jan. 27 Friday

  • Girls Basketball vs Taos Home – 7 p.m. – Broadcast on Daily Post YouTube Channel
  • Wrestling
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Spartans Pour It On In 3rd Quarter To Top LA At Home

Josiah Fresquez drives in for a layup in the third quarter. He had 17 points for the night. Photo by Nate Limback/

Kyle Evenhus dribbles the ball down court past Raymond Aragon in the first quarter. Photo by John McHale/

Los Alamos Daily Post

Things looked very good for the Los Alamos Hilltopper boys’ basketball team in the first half of Saturday’s nondistrict game against the Bernalillo Spartans.

But the tables quickly turned in the second half.

Los Alamos gave Bernalillo, a very good Class 4A team, a lot of fits early, and held the Spartans Read More

Barranca Mesa Healthy Schools Team To Host Strategies For Managing & Resolving Conflict

Circle time in Aleandra Holcomb’s 4th grade class. Courtesy/LAPS

LAPS News:

In the schools and in the community we continue to experience the negative effects of the pandemic. Many people, children and adults alike, are struggling with rebuilding connections and managing conflict when it arises.

The Barranca Mesa Elementary Healthy Schools Team would like to invite parents and caregivers of elementary aged students to an opportunity to connect and discuss strategies for managing and resolving conflict.

The vision for Barranca School is that all students will develop positive relationships Read More

SFCC & AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Open Appointments For Assistance & Preparation Jan. 30-April 18 At Main Campus

SFCC News:

SANTA FE — Santa Fe Community College (SFCC) and AARP Foundation Tax-Aide announce they will offer in-person tax assistance and preparation by appointment.

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service. The services are provided by volunteers from the community. Appointments can be made now at Tax preparation services will be done on SFCC’s main campus, 6401 Richards Ave. in rooms 408 and 410 in the Main Building.

The State Coordinator of AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program Gene Varela said, “We’re delighted Read More

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