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In And Around Town: Oct. 18, 2019

on October 18, 2019 - 7:08am


 In and Around Town:

The Los Alamos Daily Post community calendar features events happening in Los Alamos, White Rock and surrounding areas. Send event announcements to

FRIDAY Oct. 18

Tour of the Milky Way Galaxy

Explore the mysterious and beautiful objects of the Milky Way Galaxy at 7 p.m. in the Los Alamos Nature Center’s planetarium. Astronomer Dan Reisenfeld will take attendees on a tour of many unique objects in the Milky Way, show them the galaxy at wavelengths invisible to the eye and explore the ultimate fate of the Milky Way Galaxy at this talk.

NWS: Today’s High Near 61; Tonight’s Low Around 33

on October 18, 2019 - 7:01am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 61with mostly sunny skies and tonight’s low around 33. Courtesy/NWS

Daily Postcard: Yearlings Spotted On Barranca Mesa

on October 18, 2019 - 6:57am
Daily Postcard: Three yearlings are spotted roaming carefree Thursday morning on Barranca Mesa. Photo by Ken Hanson

Council Approves Ordinance To Grant 20th Street Parcels For New Hotel & Conference Center To TNJLA

on October 17, 2019 - 5:20pm

In a 5-2 vote, Los Alamos County Council approved an ordinance adopting an economic development project for public support, which is a grant of 6 parcels of land totaling approximately 2.6 acres on 20th Street, to TNJLA LLC during its Tuesday night work session. TNJLA LLC plans to build an 86-room extended-stay hotel on the land as well as a conference center that will accommodate between 250-300 people. Councilors Randall Ryti and Antonio Maggiore cast the opposing votes.

New Minnie Bakery In Town Satisfies The Sweet Tooth

on October 17, 2019 - 3:46pm
Apple and almond tart. Courtesy image

Coconut spread twist bread. Courtesy photo
Los Alamos Daily Post

Ever felt the craving for freshly made bread or a slice of homemade pound cake? There is a new bakery in town to satisfy your sweet tooth!

Minyoung Kulesza opened her bakery, Minnie Bakery, about six months ago. She operates from her home kitchen, but people can check out her menu offerings at Everything is made to order and can be picked up at 54 Canyon View.

County Ice Rink Improvements Public Meeting Oct. 23

on October 17, 2019 - 3:33pm


The public is invited to attend a public meeting Wednesday, Oct. 23 at Mesa Public Library (meeting rooms 1-3 – upper level) to review and comment on preliminary designs for Ice Rink Improvements Project.

The presentation will begin at 5:30 p.m. followed by a question and answer period.

Improvements include new locker room and restroom improvements to the existing building.

Residents can provide written comments the night of the meeting. Public comment will continue to be accepted through Wednesday, Oct. 30 and shared with the design team.

For those unable to attend the

LAHS Graduate And U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer Aban Jebbanema Shares Experience With NJROTC Students

on October 17, 2019 - 3:32pm

U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer Aban Jebbanema spent four years in the NJROTC program at Los Alamos High School and graduated in 2004. He returned today to LAHS to speak to students enrolled in the NJROTC program, lead drills and share his experience. Following graduation in 2004, Chief Jebbanema spent two years studying at UNM in Albuquerque before entering the U.S. Navy where he has served for 12.5 years. He is preparing for his fourth deployment aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71), which is the fourth Nimitz-class nuclear powered aircraft carrier in the United States Navy.