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Los Alamos Firefighters Honor Donna McHenry

on October 15, 2019 - 5:06pm

Los Alamos Fire Chief Troy Hughes, back row at left, firefighters and administrative staff gather today at Fuller Lodge to honor their own Donna McHenry who is retiring after being on the job since 2009. Photo by Jenn Bartram/

Ponderosa Pines Shares Charging Station Usage With Community

on October 15, 2019 - 4:46pm

Ponderosa Pines Apartments is making available to the community its ChargePoint (Electric Vehicle Charging Station) at 3000 Trinity Dr. The one charging station can charge two vehicles at the same time. The charging station is on the south side of building 1, just 0.3 mile from the Reel Deal Theater. Visit to sign up for an account, download the app and start charging. Photo by Jenn Bartram/

Northern New Mexico Youth Summit 2019 Wednesday Oct. 23

on October 15, 2019 - 4:31pm

Deadline Looms To Help Make Guinness World Record

on October 15, 2019 - 4:21pm


Come on Team Los Alamos ... wouldn't you LOVE to help local non-profit Los Alamos Arts Council make a Guinness World Record?

LAAC needs to sell HUNDREDS of pumpkin carving tickets by this Saturday! The pumpkin carving event starts at 2:45 p.m. Oct. 26 and carvers must be 10 years of age or older.

Online ticket sales end Friday to ensure ticket delivery ... the Los Alamos Arts Council has tickets at CB FOX. #1300Pumpkin Party.

Change Of Seasons: Flower Baskets Coming Down

on October 15, 2019 - 3:42pm
Workers from Los Alamos Landscaping take down the flower baskets Monday that graced the town throughout the summer, including these on Central Avenue, signaling the change of seasons. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/

SFCC Halloween Extravaganza Oct. 31

on October 15, 2019 - 3:34pm
SFCC News:
Santa Fe Community College is hosting a Halloween Extravaganza 3:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31 at SFCC in the Main Hallway of the campus at 6401 Richards Ave.
This is a safe Trick or Treating event for the entire community.
This event also is alcohol and smoke-free event, no weapons are allowed, real or fake and no masks are allowed at this free event, sponsored by SFCC’s Office of Student Development.
Call 505.428.1686 for information.

Community Development Advisory Board Strives To Gather Public Input On County Code Enforcement

on October 15, 2019 - 10:10am
Los Alamos County Housing and Special Project Manager Andrew Harnden, left, speaks to KRSN Chief Operating Officer David Sutton during the Community Development Advisory Board open house Monday night in Council Chambers. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/
Los Alamos Daily Post

To get a clearer picture of what the public would like to see in the Los Alamos County’s code enforcement program, the Community Development Advisory Board (CDAB) hosted an open house Oct. 7.

The purpose of the open house was to collect feedback on the nuisance

Meet & Greet Morrie Pongratz At The Tub Wednesday

on October 15, 2019 - 9:44am

The community is invited to a Meet & Greet for Los Alamos School Board candidate Morrie Pongratz, 3:30-5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16 at Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op (The Tub) in Central Park Square. Pongratz is running in District 3, which is the Aspen District. Courtesy photo

On The Job In Los Alamos: At Elegance By Antoinette

on October 15, 2019 - 9:36am

On the job in Los Alamos is Antoinette Garcia of Elegance by Antoinette at 3801 Arkansas Ave., checking on Lori Ostock who is anxiously waiting for the unveiling of her purple hair. Contact the salon at 505.662.8990. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Jenn Bartram/

Scene Of Deacon Street Milling And Pothole Repair

on October 15, 2019 - 9:15am

Scene of preparation Saturday for the milling and pothole repair work scheduled for Monday on Deacon Street. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

La Vista Pastor Appreciation Potluck And Hike Sunday

on October 15, 2019 - 8:25am
Courtesy photo
La Vista Church News:
The community is invited to join La Vista Church, Sunday Oct. 20, after services to show Pastor Jeff Moore and his wife Lara just how much they are appreciated.
Bring a dish to share at the potluck lunch, then join in a fun (easy) hike. Sign up to bring a dish.

NWS: Today’s High Near 66; Tonight’s Low Around 37

on October 15, 2019 - 8:18am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 66 with sunny skies and tonight’s low around 37. Courtesy/NWS

Daily Postcard: Tall Symbol Of Fall Spotted On Bryce

on October 15, 2019 - 7:53am

Daily Postcard: The sunny days and cool nights of fall have colored the leaves on this tall tree growing in a yard on Bryce Avenue near Rover Boulevard in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Buy Tickets By Oct. 19 To Help Los Alamos Break Guinness World Record For Mass Pumpkin Carving

on October 14, 2019 - 12:57pm

LAAC News:
The community is encouraged to purchase $5 tickets at CB FOX for a 24+ lb. pumpkin by Saturday, Oct. 19 (or online at and receive a complimentary carving kit.
The Los Alamos Arts Council wants to assure the right number of pumpkins for this special attempt ... 1,300 pumpkins is the goal to break the 1,060 record!
The Los Alamos Arts Council will assess the pumpkin count Saturday, Oct. 19.

Discover Why Scientists Monitor Bird Populations

on October 14, 2019 - 12:17pm
Join Keegan Tranquillo, Dulce Flores and Sarah Milligan at the Los Alamos Nature Center at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 15 to learn about Bandelier National Monument’s bird banding program. Courtesy/PEEC
PEEC News:
Visit the Los Alamos Nature Center at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 15 to learn more about Bandelier National Monument’s long-term bird banding program.
Bandelier bird biologists Keegan Tranquillo and Sarah Milligan and international intern Dulce Flores will give an overview of the program and discuss why it is important to monitor wildlife.

Los Alamos Family Eyecare Invites Community To Day Of Eye Health Lectures Friday Oct. 25

on October 14, 2019 - 10:26am

Los Alamos Family Eyecare News:

Los Alamos Family Eyecare invites the community to a day of education and information, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25 at 800 Trinity Dr. Ste B ... RSVP to 505.662.9681.  

“Preserving Vision for a Lifetime through Nutrition” is a day of eye health lectures by Stephen Porpora from Eyepromise. He will discuss ways to enhance and protect vision for a lifetime.

There will be door prizes, free gifts and refreshments during the event.

Macular Pigment Optical Density (MPOD) by QuantifEye has become the industry standard for assessing the health of your

MRM: ‘Monks, Moonstone, And Malbec’ Oct. 19

on October 14, 2019 - 10:07am

Bernstein Announces Meet & Greet Schedule

on October 14, 2019 - 10:00am

Christine Bernstein


Los Alamos School Board District 3 candidate Christine Bernstein announces her upcoming Meet & Greet schedule:

  • Oct. 17 - 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op;
  • Oct. 20 - 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Ruby K's; and
  • Nov. 1 - 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Film Festival.

District 3 is in the Aspen area.

Chama Chile Ski Classic & Winter Fiesta Jan. 18-19

on October 14, 2019 - 9:49am
SKI News:
The Chama Chile Ski Classic & Winter Fiesta, northern New Mexico’s premier winter event, takes place Jan. 18-19, 2020, in Chama, NM and the South San Juan Mountains.
There are 6K & 18K Freestyle and 6K & 12 K Classic Cross-country ski races; USSSA qualifying 6K & 12 K Snowshoe Races and combined races. The race course is located 12 miles north of Chama and includes a portion of the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad track.

Puss In Boots Or El Gato con Botas In November

on October 14, 2019 - 9:49am

Criminal Justice Talk: ‘People Not Prisons’ Oct. 22

on October 14, 2019 - 9:48am

On The Job In Los Alamos: Roofing Operation

on October 14, 2019 - 9:45am

On the job in Los Alamos are roofers getting their work done Wednesday afternoon at CB FOX Department Store on Deacon Street. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Jenn Bartram/

Deposit Machine Damaged In Drive-Thru Lane At EB&T

on October 14, 2019 - 9:36am

Los Alamos police respond to a call at 7:06 a.m. today in reference to a damaged deposit machine in the second lane of the drive-thru at Enterprise Bank & Trust at 1200 Trinity Dr. Police told the Los Alamos Daily Post this morning that bank management is aware of how the accident occurred and are handling it internally. Photo by John McHale/

Family Of Lorraine Montoya Expresses Appreciation

on October 14, 2019 - 9:21am
Lorraine Montoya
From the Family of Lorraine Montoya:
Our hearts are full of gratitude as we extend our appreciation to our amazing family, friends, and colleagues for the kindness, sympathy, food, flowers, cards, visits, and friendship bestowed upon us during the recent passing of our beloved mother and wife, Lorraine Montoya.
Your generosity during these difficult days will never be forgotten.
We also want to express special appreciation to the following:
  • Abiqiuiu Saint Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church including Rev.