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BELC Hosts ‘The Princess Bride’ Movie Friday Night

Poster for ‘The Princess Bride’ showing Friday, July 30 at BELC on North Road. Courtesy photo

BELC News:

A free movie will be offered Friday night by the Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church, at 2390 North Road in Los Alamos (by Mountain Elementary School).

The movie is “The Princess Bride” (rated PG). All are welcome!

This is a fairy tale, adventure/comedy film originally released in 1987, starring Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, and Mandy Patinkin. Since then, it has become an iconic classic.

The movie will be shown outside in the church courtyard starting at 8:15 p.m., as darkness descends. Seating


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Power Outage Planned For Portion Of Western Area

COUNTY News:

Weather permitting, electric linemen with the Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities (DPU) have scheduled a 4-hour power outage for properties surrounding Sandia Drive in the Western Area.

Beginning at 10 p.m. Thursday, July 29, the outage will continue until 2 a.m. Friday, July 30.

Customers affected by the outage are on Ridgeway between 47th Street and Diamond Drive, the 45th/41st street loop south of Sandia; 44th, 43rd, 41st streets and homes on the west side of 40th Street that intersect Sandia.

DPU linemen have planned the evening outage to minimize the inconvenience


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Pajarito Mountain Presents Beer & Bands Saturday Aug. 7

COMMUNITY News:

The Los Alamos Ski Club is hosting Beer & Bands, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday Aug. 7, on Pajarito Mountain.

Everyone is welcome to attend this free event.

Along with lift served biking and hiking 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and food available from the great Pajarito Cafe, Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op will serve beer and wine noon to 5 p.m. while Eddy and the Nomads entertain 2-5 p.m. on the lodge deck.


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Los Alamos County Encourages Motorists New To Driving Through Roundabout To View YouTube Video

COUNTY News:

Los Alamos County encourages individuals who may be new to driving through the new roundabout at the eastern edge of Los Alamos to check out this educational video from the Federal Highway Administration on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=peUf2NRdWxs

Motorists also may also find this brochure from the New Mexico Department of Transportation helpful in navigating roundabouts:


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Scenes From Recent Trip On Ring Road In Iceland

What is thought to be a Common Murre stands alone on a small iceberg spotted by Los Alamos Daily Post photographer and videographer Nate Limback during his recent 8-day trip traveling the Ring Road in Iceland. Limback shares his photos of the wildlife, landscapes, waterfalls and icebergs he encountered along the 825 mile road. The Ring Road is the nickname of Route 1, Iceland’s main motorway. Since most of Iceland’s interior is uninhabitable wilderness, this highway only goes around the populated coastal areas. The Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfalls, Dyrhólaey cliffs and


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Posts From The Road: Wind River Canyon

Wind River Canyon: Wind River Canyon offers visitors a chance to experience beauty as they travel through Wyoming. Canyon walls as high as 2,500 feet show off some of the oldest rock formations in the world. Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com 

Wind River: The Wind River flows through the canyon and offers a variety of outdoor opportunities. The Wind River Indian Reservation lies to the west of the canyon. The river changes names at the north end of the canyon at ‘The Wedding of the Waters’ when the river exits the reservation. From that point on the river is named the Bighorn River. Photo by Gary


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Fr. Glenn: Be Content!

By Fr. Glenn Jones:

Harry Potter fans will likely remember—not too fondly—Dudley, Harry’s spoiled cousin whose taunting Harry was forced to endure. And yet …  Dudley’s obnoxious entitled attitude is not so uncommon these days.

For instance, it’s not infrequent that people come to priests and ministers with the same plaint directed at Jesus: “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the family inheritance with me.” (Luke 12:13) Sorry, dude (my phrase; not Jesus’); if that other person isn’t doing right, his conscience is not going to be suddenly shocked into doing so. Anyway … how do I know that you’re


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Award-winning Winemaker Bill Easton Featured At Pig+Fig

Award-winning winemaker Bill Easton with wife Jane O’Riordan at the wine tasting Monday at Pig+Fig. Courtesy photo

Scene from wine tasting event Monday evening at Pig+Fig Cafe in White Rock. Visit pigandfig.com. Courtesy photo

PIG + FIG News:

Bill Easton and his wife Jane O’Riordan held a wine tasting Monday evening at Pig+Fig Cafe, 11 Sherwood Blvd, in White Rock.

Easton is a highly regarded and award-winning winemaker drawing more than 60 wine enthusiasts to the special event.

Wines tasted at Monday’s event:

  • 2018 Easton Sauvignon Blanc;
  • 2015 Easton Amador County Zinfandel;

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Cone Zone: Week Of July 26, 2021

COUNTY News:

The projects listed in this section are being managed by County Public Works staff through contractors. For more information, email lacpw@lacnm.us, call 505.662.8150, or visit the “Projects/Public Works” link at www.losalamosnm.us.

Please slow down and use caution within the construction work zones. Please note the below information is based on a schedule provided by the contractors and may change due to weather or other delays.  

Public Works Projects: 

Canyon Rim Trail Underpass 

Detour is active on NM502 which allows the contractor to work on the north side of the


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