New Mexico Governor Renews Executive Orders Around Gun Violence, Substance Misuse 


From the Office of the Governor:

  • Renewal keeps public health orders in place

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham renewed executive orders today declaring gun violence and substance misuse public health emergencies. The governor’s multi-pronged strategy is demonstrating progress as area law enforcement agencies continue to work together to address the gun violence epidemic. The renewal extends the emergency to Dec. 29, 2023, ensuring that progress continues. 

In her executive orders, Gov. Lujan Grisham ordered a coordinated response to these public health emergencies involving Read More

De-stress December Programs At County Libraries


The Los Alamos Public Library System will be hosting two workshops in December to help the community face the busy season and year-end festivities with calm and focus.

Gwen Kalavaza will lead a workshop on “Being Present” 6:30-7:30 p.m., Dec. 7 at the White Rock Branch Library. Kristine Coblentz will host an evening of “Less Stress, More Ease” ” 6:30-7:30 p.m., Dec. 14 at Mesa Public Library.

Kalavaza’s workshop, “Being Present”, will explore ways to find peace amongst the chaos and to appreciate the season. Through visualization and energy awareness, participants will become Read More

Family YMCA To Host Postpartum Recovery Workshop

YMCA News:

The postpartum period, or fourth trimester, is such a whirlwind of excitement, overwhelm, hormones, fatigue and getting to know your new little bundle of joy. 

However, too often in our culture the mother is written off and expected to just “bounce back” after just having grown a human inside her body and then birthed that human, only to be told “take it easy for six weeks”.  Then to come to the six week postpartum “clearance” to be told “return to activity as usual” many times without even a pelvic exam.  

The Postpartum Recovery workshop is an in depth masterclass of all the things Dr. Read More

Los Alamos County Social Services: Comprehensive Health Plan Online Public Listening Session Moved To Dec. 14 

Scene from County Health Forum held Nov. 15 at Fuller Lodge. Courtesy/LAC


Los Alamos County Social Services would like to invite the community to the last remaining public listening session to collect input for the County Comprehensive Health Plan (CHP). The Zoom-only session was changed to 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14. No advance registration is needed. 

The County would like to thank the community members who have already contributed their insight to the development of the Comprehensive Health Plan. Whether volunteering time to be interviewed, attending the previous listening Read More

Mountain View Coalition On Air Quality Misinformation Issue

From New Mexico Environmental Law Center:

ALBUQUERQUE — The Mountain View Coalition and community partners issued a public statement urging Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller to veto two controversial bills that would purge the Albuquerque-Bernalillo County Joint Air Quality Control Board and establish a moratorium on action until February, and also addressing misinformation that has been published in a local media outlet.

The mayor has 10 days to veto O-23-88 and R-23-176, which passed City Council Nov. 8 by votes of 5-4 and were sent to the Mayor Nov. 15.

Hundreds of community members have called Read More

Small Business Saturday: Feldenkrais® Los Alamos


Small Business Saturday will be held Saturday. A number of local businesses are taking part and offering specials and activities. One of the participants is:

Feldenkrais® Los Alamos

Give the gift of lessons that educate your body to move more efficiently and reduces/eliminates pain. Gift certificates available for private or group lessons.


20% off on Saturday, November 25th from 10:00am – 2:00pm in the lobby of 557 Oppenheimer. private lessons normally $100 will be 20% off or $80. Group lessons normally $15 will be 20% off or $12. Please note: Saturday, November Read More