The 2023 LAPS District Spelling Bee winners from left, Julia Zou, 1st place; Rebekah Scott, 2nd place and Gianna Rolfe, 3rd place. Zou and Scott will represent LAPS at the New Mexico State Qualifying Spelling Bee in February. Courtesy/LAPS
Julia Zou, a 7th grader at Los Alamos Middle School, won first place at the Los Alamos Public Schools District Spelling Bee.
Aspen Elementary School 6th graders Rebekah Scott and Gianna Rolfe placed second and third, respectively.
The winning Read More
The Food Depot News:
SANTA FE — Saturday, Jan. 28, The Food Depot welcomes the return of its Souper Bowl benefit event at the Santa Fe Convention Center.
Established in 1994, the benefit raises necessary funds to support hunger relief for nine counties in northern New Mexico and brings awareness to the issue of food insecurity. The Food Depot’s website offers tickets, $35 general admission, and $10 kids’ tickets (ages 6-12).
“We are so grateful to be back,” said The Food Depot’s Executive Director Sherry Hooper, now in her 21st year with the food bank. “Beyond hunger relief, this event is what Read More
USTFCCCA Names LAHS Coach Kathy Hipwood 2022 Girls High School Cross Country Coach Of The Year For New Mexico!
Los Alamos High School (LAH) Girls Cross Country Coach Kathy Hipwood has been selected as the 2022 Girls High School Cross Country Coach of the Year for the state of New Mexico by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
This is the second year in a row, and third time in the last four years that Coach Hipwood has received this recognition.
“This honor is based upon your leadership and the success of the cross country team throughout the season,” CEO USTFCCCA Read More
SANTA FE — Mathnasium of Santa Fe is now open for business, bringing fun and effective supplementary math programs for community children in grades PreK through 12.
The learning center at 2406 Cerrillos Road, focuses solely on math and operates on the core belief that virtually any child can excel in the subject. The Mathnasium Method™, implemented at more than 1,000 Mathnasium centers in the U.S. and abroad, is a unique program that provides each child with a customized learning plan and personalized instruction in a way that makes sense to them.
“Our students will Read More
Pet Partners News:
BELLEVUE, Wash. — Pet Partners, the leading therapy animal registry program in the United States, has announces a national search for its 2023 Pet of the Year.
The event is a six-week fundraising competition that takes place Feb. 1 through March 15. If you think your pet can dazzle and motivate your friends, family and community to give to a good cause, it’s time to nominate them!
How does it work?
You don’t need to have a registered therapy animal to compete. Whether furry, feathered, or scaled, all pets are welcome! You can nominate your own pet or someone else’s. Last year, half Read More
SANTA FE — The Wildfire Preparedness is Year-Round campaign continues in 2023 with monthly wildfire preparedness messages from the Santa Fe National Forest, in partnership with Fire Adapted New Mexico learning network, agencies and non-governmental organizations.
While winter may provide a break from wildfire activity, wildfires are possible during any time of year. As this new year begins, the message for January is Resolve to be Ready.
In spite of recent snow in many parts of the state, New Mexico is still expected to have a dry, “La Niña” winter following the 2022 monsoon Read More
Tuesday’s winter storm leaves behind a large pile of snow, which workers move together in a parking lot behind the old CB Fox department store on Deacon Street. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com Read More
TEATRO PARAGUAS News:
Since March 2020, cohorts of poets from Vancouver to Dubai and Katmandu has been convening and corresponding and exchanging poems by email through generative marathons coordinated by Taos poet-editor Lise Goett.
Six alums out of the more than 100 participants in this online community will read a sampling of the work they have generated under the aegis of these generative workshops. The six poets are Will Barnes, Mike Burwell, Tina Carlson, Dale M. Kushner, Kate O’Neill and Lise Goett.
Barnes is a botanist and ecologist and works for the New Read More
Daily Postcard: An acorn woodpecker feeds on seeds Sunday in Quemazon. Photo by Gary Lauten Read More
ECECD Cabinet Secretary Elizabeth Groginsky announces a Virtual and In-Person Advisory Council Meeting 9-11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 23
Individuals are invited to provide oral or written public comment pertaining to topics related to any agenda items.
If you would like to provide comment, email email@example.com.
Hector and Norma Hinojosa celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary. The Hinojosas were both raised in Laredo, Texas where they were married on Dec. 21, 1952. The couple moved to Los Alamos in 1954. Courtesy/Hugo Hinojosa
Hector and Norma Hinojosa celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary. The couple moved to Los Alamos in 1954. Courtesy/Hugo Hinojosa Read More
St. John’s College (SJC) has announced its Dean’s Lecture and Concert Series. Usually on Friday evenings, members of the St. John’s College community head to the Great Hall or auditorium to hear a lecture or concert from visiting scholars, artists, poets or faculty.
Lecturers include members of the St. John’s College faculty, and professors from notable universities across the country. Each lecture is followed by an engaging discussion between the lecturer and attendees.
“We are proud to Read More
It’s that time again and the local K-Kids, Builders Club, and Key Club, all student service clubs sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos, is collecting used (or new) children’s books for the African Library Project for the next 6 weeks.
The goal is to send eight full libraries of 1,200 books each to the country of Malawi, one of the poorest countries in Africa. Only 66 percent of the adult population is literate Read More
Our Lady of Sorrows, aspen, pine, homemade gesso, natural pigments, straw, beeswax by Felix López. Courtesy/MRM
The Millicent Rogers Museum in El Prado carries on a long-running tradition with its 21st Annual Miniatures Show & Sale featuring new artworks from more than 200 artists in northern New Mexico. The exhibition is on view Feb. 4 through March 5, and it begins 5:30-7:30 p.m., Feb. 3 with a ticketed Preview Party.
This year’s “Minis” features paintings, sculptures, ceramics, santos, jewelry, Read More
A whole bunch of people took time out from skiing today to help a young boy find his lost ski on the Aspen run at Pajarito Mountain Ski Area – a testament to Los Alamos culture. Photo by Tom Tierney Read More
Champions of Youth Ambitions (C’YA) is celebrating National Hug Day today, Jan. 21 at Los Alamos Smith’s Marketplace. “Take A Second, Make A Difference” is C’YA’s motto and the organization is showing lots of ways to give and receive 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today.
C’YA make chocolate Hershey Hugs available at the event today, hoping to sweeten the pot by providing many ways to show some love to others throughout the community, nation and world.
Pajarito Mountain news:
Pajarito Mountain is starting the season off right today with five more inches of snow, on top of the 26″ inches received during the last week.
General Manager Tom Long said these are the best conditions for opening day in 20 years.
Visit the Pajarito mountain blog for all the details on opening weekend, plus an updated terrain map that shows what will be open today.