Lifestyles

Mountaineers Celebrate The Year’s Adventures Dec. 14

Lana Martin will speak about ‘Hiking the Fisherman’s Trail in Portugal’. Fishermen’s Trail is an extensive network of stunning hiking trails throughout southern Portugal featuring magnificent scenery, excellent weather, and affordable accommodation. She followed the incredible Atlantic coastline all the way from Porto Covo to Lagos. Courtesy/LAM

Back side of Annapurna from Manang. John Sarracino will speak about the Annapurna area, past and present. In 2022, he returned to the area where he was a Peace Corps volunteer in the 1960s. He and companions took jeeps most of the way and then Read More

DHS Announces REAL ID Enforcement Extended Until 2025 Due To Lingering Impacts Of COVID-19

SUPU News:

SANTA FE — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced Monday the enforcement of the REAL ID Act will be extended again for 24 months – pushing the implementation date to May 3, 2025.

DHS is citing the lingering impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic as the reason for the extension, stating: “REAL ID progress over the past two years has been significantly hindered by state driver’s licensing agencies having to work through the backlogs created by the pandemic.”

This announcement comes 6 months before the previously set deadline of May 2023. 

“It has been 14 years since the original Read More

Traffic Camera Installation At Trinity Intersection Dec. 8

COUNTY News:

Los Alamos County has announced that traffic electricians will be installing new traffic cameras at the intersection of Trinity Drive on the southwest corner of the intersection at Diamond Drive.

Work will begin 8 a.m. and run through 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8.

The turn/accel lane leading from west Trinity Drive heading south onto Diamond Drive will be closed. Vehicle traffic will need to make a right turn at the intersection onto Diamond Drive.

Northbound pedestrian traffic (on the west side of Diamond Drive) will need to cross at the crosswalk at West Road at Diamond Drive, and cross Read More

UCLA Thrift Shop Thanks Community For Generosity

‘Everything Christmas’ sale organizers Zena Thomas and Norma Puckett

UCLA News:

Organizers of the United Church of Los Alamos (UCLA) Thrift Shop “Everything Christmas” sale held Saturday morning thank the community for its participation.

“The sale was a high success, and all proceeds go to charities located in Northern New Mexico,” Zena Thomas and Norma Puckett said.

The Women’s Christian Service Society of the church wants the generous people and friends in Los Alamos to know that “thanks to their support many will have a better Christmas”.

Located on Canyon Road across from the Nature Center, Read More

Los Alamos County Biennial Community Survey Mailed To Select Households Today

COUNTY News:

Los Alamos County, in partnership with its contractor National Research Center, kicks-off its biennial Community Survey.

More than 2,500 postcards were dropped in the mail today, Dec. 5, to randomly selected households throughout Los Alamos and White Rock. Recipients are invited to partake in this survey online, or if preferred, wait for a paper copy to follow.

The survey aims to provide a comprehensive picture of citizen perspectives on community livability.  

While the County has been regularly conducting community satisfaction surveys for almost 30 years, in 2020 it moved Read More

Los Alamos Rotary Hears From Mission Possible Members

Addie Murphy, right, U.S. Coordinator for Mission Possible, a faith-based non-profit serving Eastern Europe, explains field operations and support organizations as Mission Possible administrator Joy Ecklund joins Murphy at the podium during a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of Los Alamos. Photo by Linda Hull

By LINDA HULL
Vice President
Rotary Club of Los Alamos

“Our founder was inspired by Brother Andrew, a Dutch missionary, who smuggled Bibles into the Soviet Union, sewn in the linings of coats,” began Addie Murphy and Joy Eklund, referring to the work of Mission Possible when they Read More

Fiber Optic Work On West Road & Fairway Begins Dec. 7

County News:

COUNTY News:

Under contract with the Los Alamos County Information Management Division, Bixby Electric Inc. will install fiber optics in the County rights-of-way on the southeast side of West Road, between Diamond and Fairway, and the south side of Fairway at the West Road intersection heading west approximately 300 feet.

This work supports a project to bring fiber optics to the Los Alamos County Ice Rink.

Construction will begin Wednesday, Dec. 7, and may continue through Saturday, Dec. 10.

Traffic impacts should be minimal, as crews will be working 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the road Read More

Posts From The Road: Monterey Peninsula

Pacific Grove: Late afternoon light skims the rocky shore and ocean at Pacific Grove, Calif. The coast of Monterey Peninsula around Pacific Grove is very unique, beautiful and photogenic. Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com

Moonrise: An almost full moon rises above the rocky sea shore at the Pacific Grove Marine Gardens State Marine Conservation Area in Pacific Grove, Calif. where visitors can enjoy fantastic ocean views, coastal flowers and many tide pools along some very rugged and rocky coast line. Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com

By GARY WARREN
Photographer
Formerly of Los Alamos 

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