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


Masks Required Indoors At Senior Centers Starting Aug. 4

Both the Los Alamos and White Rock branches of the senior centers will once again require masks indoors beginning Wednesday, Aug. 4. The in-person lunch service that resumed Monday will continue but after lunch members asked either to not linger or to replace their masks. The community is asked to be patient as staff negotiates the new normal. Courtesy/LARSO


Y Golf Tournament: Cash, Hole-in-One Prizes, Gift Certificates

Y News:

A $20,000 prize will be awarded to each golf player who hits a hole-in-one on the 17th green during The Family YMCA’s Annual Golf Classic on Friday, August 27, at Los Alamos Golf Course.

Round trip domestic air travel for two, a Sharp LED Smart TV, and Callaway Irons (3-PW) are hole-in-one prizes at holes 2, 6 and 15 respectively, said Y CEO Chris Daniels.

The tournament starts at 9 am at the Los Alamos Golf Course. It is subtitled the Emily McGay Memorial, in honor of a former, 9-year Y CEO, who passed away in February.

Players may register online through the Los Alamos Golf Association, or they


Manhattan Project National Historical Park At Los Alamos Hosting Moment Of Silence In Observance Of Atomic Bombings Of Hiroshima And Nagasaki Aug. 6 & Aug. 9


The National Park Service at Manhattan Project National Historical Park (MPNHP) in Los Alamos will be hosting a moment of silence to observe 76 years since the atomic bombings of the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in the waning days of World War II.

The park will host two separate events, one Aug. 6, in observance of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, and one Aug. 9, in observance of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki.

The event is at the at the Ashley Pond Park Pavilion, at 2200 Trinity Dr. in Los Alamos:

  • Friday, Aug. 6, 2021 at 9:15 a.m. MDT; and
  • Monday, Aug. 9, 2021 at 11 a.m. MDT.



Los Alamos County Implements Mandatory Mask-Wearing Regardless Of Vaccination Status


Los Alamos County has implemented mandatory mask-wearing for employees and the public – vaccinated or unvaccinated – entering County facilities beginning today, Aug. 3.

The decision was made Monday afternoon out of an abundance of caution, based on Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidance that all individuals – regardless of vaccination status – wear a mask when indoors.

Signs are being posted today at all County facilities regarding the need for a mask in order to enter.

Other services such as Atomic City Transit and both Senior Centers may have more stringent rules for use


2021 2nd Qtr. Daily Postcard Contest Winner: Gretchen Mills

2021 2nd Quarter Daily Postcard Contest winner Gretchen Mills receives a $100 check Monday in front of the Los Alamos Daily Post newspaper office. She won for her photo of a Fairy Slipper Orchid. Mills stated that she captured the beautiful flower photo with her Samsung tablet. Photo by Jenn Bartram/
After receiving her $100 check for being selected the 2nd Quarter Daily Postcard Contest winner Monday, Gretchen Mills went to the Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) to purchase three volumes of books on the Plants of the Jemez Mountains written by local experts Terry


As Pandemic Continues, Remainder Of Provider Relief Fund Must Be Released To Long Term Care Facilities


Long term care facilities have received approximately $14 billion of the $178 billion through the Provider Relief Fund (PRF).

This funding has been a lifeline for nursing homes and assisted living communities, but there are still funds in the PRF that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has not distributed. With the Delta variant spreading rapidly throughout the country, long term care providers need the resources now more than ever so they can continue their efforts to protect vulnerable residents.

Pandemic-related resources such as personal protective