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LAPS: A Message Of Gratitude For Our Employees, Students, Parents And Community

on November 19, 2018 - 5:47pm

LAPS Superintendent Kurt Steinhaus reading a Thanksgiving story to students. Courtesy/LAPS

By Los Alamos School Board

Jenny McCumber, President
Ellen Ben-Naim, Vice-President
Andrea Cunningham, Secretary
Bill Hargraves, Member
Steven Boerigter, Member
School Superintendent
Kurt Steinhaus, Los Alamos Public Schools

During this time of Thanksgiving, please join with us in showing gratitude to the dedicated employees of the Los Alamos Public Schools. We believe that helping children thrive is one of the most important things any of us can do.

FSN Gingerbread House Building Workshop Dec. 12

on November 19, 2018 - 4:28pm

LALT Receives Donation From Longer Estate

on November 19, 2018 - 4:21pm

John Longer from the melodrama 'Curse of an Aching Heart', January 2004. Courtesy/LALT

LALT News:

Los Alamos Little Theatre has announced it has received a generous donation from the estate of John Longer.

Longer was a longtime LALT member who passed away in 2006.

“John produced and appeared in many of our melodramas over the years,” LALT Board member Paul Lewis said. “He was also instrumental in a number of building improvements, including our bathroom renovations and light booth construction.”

Longer also helped build the sets for numerous shows, assisted with house management and

Scenes From 2018 CROP Hunger Walk & Turkey Trot

on November 19, 2018 - 11:12am

Participants in the annual Turkey Trot cross the finish line Sunday afternoon wearing the 2018 Trot t-shirts. Spokesperson Ted Williams estimates this is about the 35th annual Trot run in some sort over the years. Sunday’s event drew 178 participants. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

More participants finish the event. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Penny Jurado and Jeanette Rondesu display their plumage after the event. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Stan Kosiewicz announced the winners of the turkey and pumpkin pie drawings.

Food Bringing Laughter And Togetherness Throughout History

on November 19, 2018 - 11:05am

Boys of the Los Alamos Ranch School at dinner in the Dining Hall at Fuller Lodge, ca. 1930s. Courtesy photo
 
By Heather McClenahan
Los Alamos Historical Museum

As Thanksgiving approaches, thoughts turn to food and get-togethers of family and friends. When you gather ‘round with loved ones this holiday season, remember some warm excerpts from Los Alamos history related to food.

From a memoir by Doris Barker, the 1930s’ dietician and housekeeper at the Ranch School:
There was no way a boy could break the dietary rules.

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Daily Postcard: Vibrant Colors Spotted At Pond

on November 19, 2018 - 5:55am
Daily Postcard: Vibrant fall colors spotted just before the snowstorm last week dulled the foliage at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Ken Hanson

Rotarians Have Chance Encounter At The Bradbury

on November 18, 2018 - 4:42pm
Rotarians from the Pokhara New Road Rotary Club of Nepal have a chance encounter with Los Alamos Rotarian Linda Hull and her husband Bradbury Science Museum Association Vice President Bob Hull Saturday afternoon at the Bradbury Science Museum. The Sharmas visited the local Rotary club in October 2017 and are back in town for the Thanksgiving holiday. From left, Deepesh Poudel, Bob and Linda Hull, Kamila Poudel and Tribhuvan and Padma Sharma. Photo by Anne Nobile

Scenes From LAAC 2018 Arts And Crafts Fair

on November 18, 2018 - 9:59am

Fabric artist Sara Griego owner of Kala, which creates plant dyed natural textiles, took part in the Los Alamos Arts Council's Northern New Mexico Arts and Crafts Fair Saturday at Los Alamos Middle School. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Angelo McHorse, who along with his wife, Jacquelene, operate Bison Star Naturals. The business manufactures all natural soaps and lotions. The McHorses took part in the Los Alamos Arts Council fair for the first time Saturday. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Carlos Lopez of Good Morning Goat Milk. The business is based out of Mora.

NNMC Student Arts Showcase Dec. 5-6

on November 18, 2018 - 9:47am
 
NNMC News:
 
ESPANOLA — Northern New Mexico College's Student Arts Showcase is 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Dec. 5-6, in the Nick Salazar Center for the Arts (CFA). 
 
The art show will feature student works in drawing, painting, pottery and photography, weaving, bultos and retablos, tinwork and spanish colonial furniture.
 
An opening reception with the artists is noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 5. Refreshments will be served.
 
Film & Digital Media Arts students will present their final film projects 1-3 p.m., Dec. 5, in the CFA Theatre. There will be an art sale 11 a.m.

Scenes From 2018 Festival Of Trees Saturday

on November 18, 2018 - 8:40am

A scene from the 2018 Festival of Trees Saturday at the Betty Ehart Senior Center benefits two local nonprofit organizations, the Los Alamos Retired and Senior Organization (LARSO) and Champions of Youth Ambitions (C’YA). Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Ken and Minoosh Sherwood check out the Christmas trees. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Bryan Fearey checks out the Christmas trees up for auction during the Festival of Trees event Saturday at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. Photo by Kirsten/ladailypost.com

‘Granny’ Potter, left, and Janet Harris volunteer at the Festival of

Millicent Rogers Museum: Holiday Fiesta Dec. 1

on November 18, 2018 - 8:33am
Dancers at Holiday Fiesta. Courtesy photo
 
MRM News:
 
Holiday celebrations are 11 a.m.to 3 p.m., Dec. 1 at the Millicent Rogers Museum’s Holiday Fiesta.
 
This year’s event marks the 21st year the museum has hosted its Holiday Fiesta,and is line with the museum’s mission of sharing and celebrating the arts and cultures of the Southwest.
 
The museum was founded in 1956 in Taos and the majority of its collection of more than 7,000 objects is representative of the diverse Indigenous and Hispanic cultures of the Southwest with particular strengths in the traditional arts of northern New

Teatro Paraguas: A Musical Piñata For Christmas

on November 18, 2018 - 8:31am
A Musical Piñata for Christmas performs 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 7-16, at Teatro Paraguas in Santa Fe. Courtesy photo
 
TEATRO PARAGUAS News:
 
Teatro Paraguas presents the sixth annual A Musical Piñata for Christmas with a new and exciting line-up of acts to welcome in the winter holidays at 7 p.m., Fridays, and 2 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 7-16, at Teatro Paraguas, 3205 Calle Marie in Santa Fe.
 
Admission is $10 adults, $5 children under 16. Tickets: MusicalPinata6.brownpapertickets.com; reservations 404.424.1601 and information teatroparaguas.org.
 

Daily Postcard: Fall Scene On West Road

on November 18, 2018 - 8:17am

Daily Postcard: Fall colors the landscape near the Ice Rick along West Road. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Mountain Elementary School PTA Says THANK YOU!

on November 17, 2018 - 4:47pm

Mountain PTA members Mhairi McKay-Smith, Kristy Ortega, Ramey Sallaz and Chris Jordan. Courtesy photo

MOUNTAIN PTA News:

During this time of giving thanks, the Mountain Elementary School PTA would like to thank the teachers, staff, families, community businesses and sponsors who supported our fall fundraising drive and school events.

Because of you, we’ve been able to host our Family Breakfast, a Halloween Carnival for the community, and FUNd Run and Silent Auction for our teachers, students, and families.

So many thanks to be given - to all our Mountain families and friends, volunteers,

Juvenile Justice Advisory Board Meets Nov. 28

on November 17, 2018 - 4:34pm
JJAB News:
 
The next meeting of the Juvenile Justice Advisory Board (JJAB) is 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 28 in Room 230, Building 2 at UNM-LA.
 
The meeting will include presentations on the Mindfulness and Girls Circle/Boys Council programs.
 
The public is welcome to attend.
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On The Job In Los Alamos: Cpl. Boe And Ofc. Salazar

on November 17, 2018 - 1:51pm

On the job in Los Alamos is Police Cpl. David Boe, left, who stopped by the Los Alamos Daily Post this afternoon to introduce new Police Ofc. Curtis Salazar to the news team. Cpl. Boe has been a local police officer for nearly eight years. He is the Field Training Officer for Ofc. Salazar who graduated Oct. 26 from the Police Academy and began training with Cpl. Boe earlier this month. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Red Cross Tips For Safer Thanksgiving Holiday

on November 17, 2018 - 10:19am
 RED CROSS News:
 
PHOENIX, Ariz. — Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and millions of people will soon take to the road and kitchen to share the holiday with loved ones.
 
Because Thanksgiving is a peak time for congested travel and home cooking fires, the American Red Cross asks everyone to follow the steps below to help stay safe this holiday.
 
COOKING SAFETY
 
Each year, Thanksgiving is one of the leading days for home cooking fires.

Los Alamos Chamber Business Page

on November 17, 2018 - 9:54am

Floodplain Assessment For TA-72 Outdoor Live Fire Range Upgrades And Channel Stabilization Projects At Los Alamos National Laboratory

on November 17, 2018 - 9:45am
NNSA News:
 
The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), a semi-autonomous agency within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), is proposing new construction activities in lower Sandia Canyon at Technical Area (TA)-72 at the Outdoor Live Fire Range facility within Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), New Mexico.
 
This proposed action would include the construction and use of a new warehouse, new sanitary holding tank, range upgrades, a new dual-purpose shooting range with access roads, and streambed channel corrective actions within the 100-year floodplain.

Home Instead Launches Be A Santa To A Senior

on November 17, 2018 - 9:19am

The ‘Be a Santa to a Senior’ program kicks off this weekend, at the Festival of Trees and continues until every tag has been taken from the tree at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. Courtesy photo
 
COMMUNITY News:
 
Many residents know that Home Instead Senior Care provides compassionate and reliable home care services to help keep seniors safe and independent wherever they call home.
 
What they might not know is that they have gone the extra mile locally for more than 10 years, by providing some holiday cheer.
 
While many holiday programs focus on children as beneficiaries
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Los Alamos Schools Credit Union Wins National Award

on November 17, 2018 - 9:18am
CUANM News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE Los Alamos Schools Credit Union is among several New Mexico credit unions that have won national awards for community service, member service and financial education at both statewide and national levels.
 
Los Alamos Schools Credit Union won 1st place in The Louise Herring Award in the less-than-$50 million category for its internal programs and services that benefit membership.
 
"Credit union professionals from across the nation judged New Mexico's credit unions the best in their size categories, and we couldn't be more proud.

LAPS Foundation Appreciation Week Nov. 26-30

on November 17, 2018 - 8:45am
Scene from Summer Reading Challenge at Chamisa Elementary School. Courtesy photo
 
LAPS News:
 
To show its gratitude to the LAPS Foundation for 13 years of support, Los Alamos Public Schools is celebrating Foundation Appreciation Week Nov. 26-30.
 
The goal of Foundation Appreciation Week is to spread the word about what the Foundation does for LAPS and how it supports the students, teachers and staff at the elementary schools, middle school and high school.
 
During this season of giving and good cheer, LAPS asks the community to consider making a donation to further the mission

Bandelier National Monument Open For Thanksgiving

on November 17, 2018 - 8:18am
Tyuonyi - Main Loop Trail. Courtesy/NPS
 
BANDELIER News:
 
Many locations throughout the area will be closed Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 22, but Bandelier National Monument will be open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with Visitor Center hours.
 
Every year, many visitors, some with guests for the holiday, come to the park in the morning while their holiday feast is cooking or in the afternoon to walk it off! Frijoles Canyon is a popular place when temperatures are mild and the sun is shining.

SFCC Native American Heritage Month Event Nov. 19

on November 17, 2018 - 8:07am
SFCC News:
 
The Native American Heritage Month Celebration opening ceremony and traditional hoop dance and dance groups is 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 19 in the Santa Fe Community College, (SFCC) Campus Center at 6401 Richards Ave., in Santa Fe.
 
Guest speaker A.J. Goldman will present on his project with Lucia Palmero titled UNCOVERING America at 11 a.m. (http://www.uncoveringamerica.info/).
 
This is a free event. Call 505.428.1835, for more information.

NHCC: Baila! Baila! Christmas Dance Show Dec. 1-2

on November 17, 2018 - 7:29am

Baila! Baila! holiday show is Dec. 1-2 in the NHCC Albuquerque Journal Theatre. Courtesy/NHCC
 
NHCC News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE Baila! Baila! Dance Academy's 5th annual holiday show is a whirlwind extravaganza that returns Dec. 1-2 to the stage in the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) Albuquerque Journal Theatre.
 
Tickets are $22, $27, $32 w/ $2 discount for seniors, children and NHCC members and can be purchased at nhccnm.org/events or by calling the Box Office at 505.724.4758.
 
Produced and performed by the most recognized professional ethnic dance company in New Mexico, this show will feature

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