Sala Event Center Unveils Lineup Of Weekly Performances

SALA News:

SALA Event Center, the premier venue for entertainment in Los Alamos, announces a diverse and captivating lineup of performances for the upcoming week:

Wednesday, Dec. 6: Son Little Live in Los Alamos at 7 p.m.

  • Kickstarting the week, SALA welcomes Son Little for an unforgettable live performance at 7 pm. Get ready for an evening of soulful tunes and electrifying vibes.

Thursday, Dec. 7: Last Day to Catch “Wish” at SALA

  • Bid farewell to the enchanting production “Wish” with shows at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. This marks the final opportunity to experience this captivating performance. Secure
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On The Job In Los Alamos: Andrew Alire Selling Xmas Trees

On the job in Los Alamos today is New Mexico Trees owner Andrew Alire selling his Christmas Trees in the Knights of Columbus parking lot at the corner of Trinity Drive and DP Road. He is open for business 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily. Alire said he has just 90 trees left and is closing up and leaving town at the end of the day on Sunday. He arrived a few days ago with 125 trees and said he plans to return next year with another 125 trees and it’s first come first served. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ Read More

Martinez: Elderly At Higher Risk For Scams During Holidays

President, Los Alamos Region
Enterprise Bank & Trust, Member FDIC

During the holiday season, scams run rampant. Throughout these months of increased online and in-person shopping, it’s especially important to look out for those in our elderly community, as they are at higher risk to fall victim to a fraud attack. 

Fraudsters often disguise themselves as trusted figures such as government or church officials, family members or familiar companies. It’s important to remind our elderly friends and family to refuse requests for money or personal information that they Read More

Kendra Yevoli Joins Ventana Fund As Executive Director

Kendra Yevoli


Ventana Fund, a New Mexico Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), has announced the addition of Kendra Yevoli as executive director. Yevoli will oversee the organizational growth, strategic planning, grassroots organization, and relationship management with donors and community members. 

Prior to joining Ventana Fund, Yevoli most recently served as executive director for the Commercial Association of REALTORS New Mexico (CARNM). She joins the Ventana Fund team with expansive experience in the non-profit sector, as well as expertise Read More

Emily Withnall Tapped For Editor Of El Palacio Magazine

Emily Withnall


SANTA FE — El Palacio, the official magazine of New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs (NMDCA) and the nation’s oldest museum magazine of its kind, welcomes its newest editor, Emily Withnall.

Since 1913, El Palacio has been preserving and celebrating the cultural integrity and diversity of New Mexico while showcasing the art, culture, and history of the Southwest. A contributing writer to the magazine since 2016, Withnall is a welcome addition to the publication. 

 “In the last four years, we have made a dedicated effort to expand the magazine’s editorial content Read More

Scenes From 2023 Holiday Lights Parade

A crowd waits in anticipation for the 2023 Holiday Lights Parade to begin Saturday night on Central Avenue. Los Alamos MainStreet organized the parade with year’s theme being ‘Winter Around the World’. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Los Alamos Fire Department takes part in the Holiday Lights Parade. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Los Aamos School of Gymnastics takes part in the Holiday Lights Parade. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Los Alamos County Community Services participates in the Holiday Lights Parade. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ Read More

Scenes From 2023 Earth Treasure Show

Los Alamos Geological Society volunteer Phoebe Arnold helps Luke Stein spin the ‘Wheel of Fortune’ to win a prize during the 2023 Earth Treasure Show Saturday at the Masonic Temple at 1400 N. Sage Loop. The Earth Treasure Show is a part of Los Alamos WinterFest Weekend festivities. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Luke Stein hopes for a great prize while playing the ‘Wheel of Fortune’ during the Los Alamos Geological Society Earth Treasure Saturday at the Masonic Temple. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Betsy Hemphill helps her daughter Ellie create a craft during the Los Alamos Read More

Scenes From 2023 YMCA Winter Vendor Market

Shoppers and vendors fill The Family YMCA Gymnasium Saturday at 1450 Iris St. for the 2023 Winter Vendor Market as part of Los Alamos WinterFest Weekend. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Radka Apostalon of Aposto Studio in Albuquerque holds one of her bowls that was for sale during Saturday’s Family YMCA Winter Vendor Market. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Jeanne Robinson of Corky and Dode Designs in Los Alamos models one of her scarfs for sale during Saturday’s Family YMCA Winter Vendor Market. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Terrence Haanen showcases his photography Read More

Santa’s Mailbox Arrives At Pet Pangaea LLC!

Pet Pangaea owner Cyndi Wells found this special Santa mailbox early in front of her store at 158 Central Park Square this morning along with a letter from the North Pole. ‘It’s deeply gratifying to be chosen again as the Santa mailbox location,’ she said.

Pet Pangaea LLC News:

Pet Pangaea LLC is thrilled to share that a special Santa mailbox has magically appeared in front of their store.

As a cherished local hub in Los Alamos, NM, Pet Pangaea LLC offers an extensive range of premium pet supplies and is renowned for its round-the-clock customer service and for hosting Downtown Dogs, a weekly dog walking Read More

Op-Ed: What Will Make A Great County Manager Choice?

Los Alamos

I hear that selection committees are working and that there is an applicant forum this week, so it seems like a good time for the community to reflect on the question of what the person who will become the new County Manager next spring needs to be like for the future we want to see for our community.

What am I hoping for in the choice of the next Los Alamos County Manager? Yes, I want a competent day-to-day administrator with a track record of success and a strong understanding of local government, public budgeting, finance, and the needs of their community. But I want and

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