Bone Orchard Performs At Summer Concert At Pond Friday

Bone Orchard performs this Friday for the Summer Concert at Ashley Pond Park. Courtesy/Sancre Productions

Summer Concert News:

Southwest Americana band Bone Orchard will perform this Friday at Ashley Pond Park in the Los Alamos Summer Concert Series Presented by Toyota of Santa Fe.  

With Daniel Pretends Eagle on guitar and vocals, Carol Morgan-Eagle on vocals, Chipper Thompson on mandolin, guitar and Vihuela, Michael Chavez alternating with Ray Vollmer on drums, and Paul Reid on bass, this band will take you on a journey through a Spanish Gypsy Western soundscape that will keep you dancing


County Shares Aug. 3 Business Town Hall Zoom Recording


The Los Alamos County Council held a business town hall Aug. 3 that was focused on how planning and  zoning revisions affect economic development in the County. 

There was discussion on how property zoning changes such as the downtown pedestrian retail overlay affects local businesses, with input and presentations from the perspective of both property owners and small business owners.

The meeting spanned approximately three and a half hours and the Zoom recording is available for public viewing on the link below:


Six Local Co-ops Sponsor Scavenger Hunt, $800+ in Prizes

Look for this scavenger hunt form at any of the six co-ops in Los Alamos: Bathtub Row Brewing, Del Norte Credit Union, Little Forest Playschool, Los Alamos Co-op Market, Los Alamos Schools Credit Union, Zia Credit Union. Courtesy image

Co-op Park News:

At noon, Aug. 14, the community is invited to join the Grand Opening of the new Co-op Park, which is the initiative of the six cooperatives in Los Alamos:

  • Bathtub Row Brewing;
  • Del Norte Credit Union;
  • Little Forest Playschool;
  • Los Alamos Coop Market;
  • Los Alamos Schools Credit Union; and
  • Zia Credit Union.

Leading up to the event, the co-ops are sponsoring


Fierce Winds Damage Large Tree At Ashley Pond Park

Originally thought to be the result of a lightning strike, an eye witness told the Los Alamos Daily Post this afternoon that fierce winds recently caused the damage to this large tree growing at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by John McHale/
Scene of recent wind damage to large tree growing at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by John McHale/
Scene of recent wind damage to large tree growing at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by John McHale/


Atomic City Transit White Rock/Main Hill Detour Aug. 10-20


Atomic City Transit will operate a detour on Route 2M (White Rock via Main Hill) due to the Main Hill road closure starting Tuesday, Aug. 10.

Road work is expected to be completed Friday, Aug. 20, so regular Route 2M service is planned to resume Monday Aug. 23.

The Route 2M detour is expected to be active, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday while the Main Hill is closed.

During the detour, Route 2M will travel up and down the Truck Route instead of the Main Hill and will make a loop downtown after arriving at the Transit Center.

A map and timetable of the detour are available at website and


LAPD Offering $500 Reward In Stolen Motorcycle Case

2021 Kawasaki ER 650 H motorcycle stolen July 19 from the intersection of Diamond and Canyon. Courtesy/LAPD

LAPD News:

The Los Alamos Police Department (LAPD) is investigating the larceny of a 2021 Kawasaki ER 650 H motorcycle stolen July 19 from the intersection of Diamond Drive and Canyon Road (Los Alamos Lemon Lot).

The LAPD Investigations Section is offering a reward of $500 for information that leads to the identification and apprehension of the suspect(s) in the theft of this motorcycle.

Anyone with information may call L.A. Crime stoppers at 505.662.8282. 


PED Initiative Provides Internships To Some 2,300 Students

High school student Alexander Wood fixes one of the tail lights on a fire operation trucks. Wood participated in a six-week internship with San Juan County’s Fire Operations team. Courtesy/NMPED

San Juan County high school students Nash Charley, left, and Evan Rice add sand mixture to divots at the Pinon Hills Golf Course in Farmington. Courtesy/NMPED

Public Education Secretary Designate Kurt Steinhaus


SANTA FE — The New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED) is wrapping up its inaugural summer internship initiative, which provided quality, paid internships and career


Joy Resounds On John And Nancy Bartlit’s 60th Year Married

John Bartlit & Nancy Reynolds, engaged in 1960. Courtesy photo

John & Nancy Bartlit in 2013. Courtesy photo


John and Nancy Bartlit’s 60th wedding anniversary – the diamond – evokes the many brilliant facets of their steadfast union.

In 1955, Nancy’s classmate arranged their blind date, with heroic insight.

For six years, they courted long distance as they studied and worked, with teaching jobs (Nancy in Japan, John at Yale). They were separated by miles, but never in heart.

John Bartlit of Chicago and Nancy Reynolds were married July 2, 1961, in Swarthmore Presbyterian