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Daily Postcard: Shadows On Graduation Canyon Trail

on October 12, 2019 - 6:43am

Daily Postcard: Shadows on the rocks along Graduation Canyon Trail. To learn all about the trails to hike inside the Passport to the Pajarito Plateau program underway at the Los Alamos Nature Center, click here. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

LAHS Girls Soccer Kick For The Cure Fundraiser Oct. 19

on October 11, 2019 - 8:31pm
LAHS goalkeeper Annika Fox. Photo by Nate Limback
 
SPORTS News:

One in eight American women—more than a quarter of a million women and men this year—will likely develop breast cancer.

The Los Alamos High School Girls Soccer Program aims to help halt this deadly disease through their annual Breast Cancer Awareness month fundraiser.

Teams are collecting donations and hosting halftime penalty kick fundraising shootouts at boys’ and girls’ home games Saturday, Oct. 19 at Sullivan Field.

No registration is required for shootout participation—just show up and shoot against our Topper

Los Alamos Genealogical Association Meets Oct. 17

on October 11, 2019 - 7:43pm
LAGA News:
 
The Los Alamos Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 17, at the Mesa Public Library in Los Alamos.
 
A variety of short presentations will be given highlighting:
 
  • The recent Genealogy Roots conference;
  • The rest of the story regarding the 1890 Census; and
  • A preview of the 1950 census.
A no-host social dinner will begin at 5:30 p.m. that evening at China Moon Restaurant.
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Cone Zone: Week Of Oct. 14, 2019

on October 11, 2019 - 10:58am

COUNTY News:

The Public Works/Traffic Division provides the latest updates on the following projects:

North Mesa: Alamo Road - Milling, Pothole Repair

Traffic and Streets crews will be milling and repairing potholes on Alamo Road beginning on Monday. Work hours are 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Flagging operations will be in place. 

White Rock: Fog Sealing Friday On Rover, Grand Canyon, Bryce

On Friday, Oct. 18, GM Emulsion will begin fog sealing Rover at SR4 and continue toward Grand Canyon Drive, then sealing Grand Canyon from N.M. 4 to Meadow Lane.

Scenes From Oktoberfest At Boese Brothers Brewery

on October 11, 2019 - 10:49am
These guys are ready for a thoroughly German party at the Oktoberfest Celebration Thursday at Boese Brothers Brewery in Central Park Square. The festivities continue starting at 2 p.m. today and include brats, beer and more! Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Oktoberfest partiers line up for pretzels and brats on the lawn outside Boese Brothers Brewery Thursday in Central Park Square. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Boese Brothers employees bring on the beer. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Oktoberfest revelers gather Thursday inside Boese Brothers

Registration Now Open For Parenting University Featuring The Film Screenagers Next Chapter

on October 11, 2019 - 10:42am

JJAB News:

Is your elementary aged child begging for a smartphone? Is your tween glued to Snapchat or their endless Instagram feed? Is your teen suffering from sleep deprivation? This movie and discussion may help you and your family navigate the digital age.

Parenting University is a free workshop for parents and caretakers. This session will feature a viewing of the film Screenagers NEXT CHAPTER: Uncovering Skills for Stress Resilience followed by solution focused discussion and activities.

Schedule:

  • Saturday, Oct. 19
  • UNM-LA Campus, Building 2
  • 8:30-9 a.m. Sign in and light breakfast

Rose Chocolatier Extends Business Hours

on October 11, 2019 - 10:35am

LAHS Living Skills students check out Rose Chocolatier in Central Park Square. Courtesy photo

Rose Chocolatier News:

Rose Chocolatier has extended its hours to accommodate morning coffee runs and Monday school day schedules for a new jobs training program in collaboration with Los Alamos Public Schools and New Mexico Workforce Connection.

The business is open 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and closed Sunday.

Local Democratic Party Meets At UNM-LA Monday

on October 11, 2019 - 10:35am

LADP News:

The Los Alamos Democratic Party monthly meeting is 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14 in Room 631 in Building 6 on the UNM-LA campus.

The meeting is open to the public.

Century Bank Celebrates Los Alamos Branch Opening

on October 11, 2019 - 9:42am
Regional President Gary Lutz and Karen Easton, vice president and Los Alamos Branch manager, welcome guests to the newly-opened Los Alamos location Thursday during an opening celebration at Cenury Bank in the Smith's Marketplace shopping center on Trinity Drive. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Dane Spearing, left, and other guests mingle Thursday evening in the lobby of the newly opened Los Alamos Branch of Century Bank. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Century Bank employees Melissa Smith and David Sidebottom check out new equipment during the opening celebration

Alden Oyer Presents Technical Talk At LANL Oct. 14

on October 11, 2019 - 9:39am
Alden Oyer
 
LANL News:
 
The Los Alamos Northern New Mexico Section is sponsoring a technical talk open to the public at noon Oct. 14 at the LANL Library JRO 1/2 (turn right upon entering the Oppenheimer Study Center.
 
Abstract: Near Vertical Incidence Skywave (NVIS) propagation is useful to establish communications over short to moderate distances where line-of-sight communications is not available. This presentation will discuss the phenomenon and applicability of NVIS, and describe antennas parameters suitable to exploit this propagation.
 
Biography: Alden Oyer is retired from

On The Job In Los Alamos: eWomanNetwork Gathering

on October 11, 2019 - 8:04am

On the job in Los Alamos are women entrepreneurs at a gathering of the eWomenNetwork Thursday morning at the Los Alamos Daily Post. Some of the women gathered include, from left, Founder and Health Coach of Keeping it Simple and Sustainable Kate Cleveland, RE/MAX First Associate Broker Suzette Fox of the GloverFox Team, Exclusive Networks USA Northeast Regional Sales Manager Jessica Taylor and EWomen Network Managing Director Michelle Harkey-Wilde. The eWomenNetwork represents a heart-centered approach to business, which honors how women connect, collaborate and create with each other. A

Fog Seal Project Begins In White Rock Oct. 18

on October 11, 2019 - 7:58am
COUNTY News:

 

GM Emulsion will start fog sealing Friday, Oct. 18, beginning on Rover Blvd starting at N.M. 4 and continue toward Grand Canyon Drive.

 
Fog sealing is a light application of a diluted slow-setting asphalt emulsion to the surface of an aged (oxidized) pavement surface. Fog seals are used to restore flexibility to an existing surface.
 
The fog sealing will continue down Grand Canyon Drive starting at N.M. 4 to Meadow Lane. Crews also will work on Bryce Avenue starting at Rover Boulevard to Meadow Lane. Crews will working 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

Rotary Club Features Local Author Phil Rink

on October 11, 2019 - 7:43am

Local writer Phil Rink, who pens the 'Jimi and Isaac' book series, discusses writing young adult books and the publishing business with the Rotary Club of Los Alamos Tuesday afternoon at Cottonwood on the Greens. Rink said his goal is to write books that connect to his readers' lives and help improve their lives. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

NWS: Today’s High Near 52; Tonight’s Low Around 31

on October 11, 2019 - 7:19am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 52 with sunny skies and tonight’s low around 31. Courtesy/NWS

Daily Postcard: Running Along Acid Canyon Trail

on October 11, 2019 - 7:06am

Daily Postcard: A runner out with his dogs Monday along Acid Canyon Trail. To learn all about the trails to hike inside the Passport to the Pajarito Plateau program underway at the Los Alamos Nature Center, click here. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

DPU To Increase Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

on October 10, 2019 - 1:47pm
A row of electric vehicle charging stations outside the Municipal Building and DPU plans to add six more charging stations throughout the County. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post

To support the replacement of petroleum-based vehicles, the Los Alamos County Department of Public Utilities (DPU) is working to add more electric vehicle charging stations to various public facilities throughout the County.

DPU Engineering Associate Ben Olbrich said the project includes six chargers at four different sites.

Evening Of Arts & Culture Special Section Now Online

on October 10, 2019 - 1:46pm

Click the picture to read the Evening of Arts & Culture Special Section.

This Week At The Reel Deal Theater

on October 10, 2019 - 1:45pm

Los Alamos Council On Cancer Community Seminar Features Dr. Matthew Jackson

on October 10, 2019 - 1:45pm

SFCC Announces Fall Readings In November

on October 10, 2019 - 1:29pm
SFCC News:
 
SFCC Student Services, Creative Writing Program and the SFCC Library present Fall 2019 Readings in the Library.
 
Faculty and students read their work Nov. 7, 11 and 20.
 
The public is invited to the free events. Refreshments will be served. Note: The Nov. 21 reading features SFCC faculty and staff members reading their work. 
 
Schedule of SFCC Fall Readings in the Library:
  • (11:30 a.m. -12:45 p.m.) Thursday, Nov. 7 - Poetry with Shuli Lamden and class;
  • (1-2:30 p.m.) Monday, Nov. 11 - Creative Non-Fiction with Kate McCahill and class;
  • (6-7 p.m.) Wednesday, Nov.

Boese Brothers Brewery Celebrating Oktoberfest

on October 10, 2019 - 8:38am
Boese Brothers Brewery hosts Oktoberfest event today and Friday. Photo by Sam Boese
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post

The seasons are changing and that calls for a celebration! So, today and Friday the Boese Brothers Brewery is hosting an Oktoberfest event.

The celebration begins at 4 p.m. today and then again 2 p.m. Friday. The park next to the brewpub will feature a beer garden with grills serving up bratwursts, both meat and vegan, hot dogs, pretzels with beer cheese, potato salad, and corn on the cob.

Additionally, Boese Brewery and the Bathtub Row

County Councilors To Meet Market-Goers Oct. 17

on October 10, 2019 - 8:34am

COUNTY News:

Two Los Alamos County Councilors will be available to meet with market-goers 9-11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17 at the local Farmer’s Market in the Mesa Library Overflow Lot.

This will be the final Council booth for the season as the Farmers’ Market winds down at the end of October.

Residents are invited to stop by and chat with Councilors at their booth.

County Council Proclaims October ‘Archives Month’

on October 10, 2019 - 8:05am

From left, Los Alamos Historical Society Board President Roger Waterman, Curator Don Cavness, Historical Society Executive Director Liz Martineau and Los Alamos County Councilor James Robinson hold up a proclamation, which declares October ‘Archives Month’. The proclamation was presented during the Oct. 1 County Council meeting. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Staff Report:

Los Alamos County Council proclaimed October as Archives Month during its Oct. 1 meeting .

Councilor James Robinson read the proclamation:

WHEREAS: Much of our community’s rich and diverse history can be

Local Girl Scouts Plant 44 Ponderosa Pine Seedlings

on October 10, 2019 - 7:58am
Girl Scout Troop 10074 planted 44 Ponderosa Pine seedlings Sunday, Oct. 6 near the Perimeter Trail in the Cerro Grande burn scar. The seedlings were grown by a local woman from seeds from the Ponderosa Pine in her backyard. Troop 10074 would like to thank her, and also Eric Peterson of the Los Alamos County Parks, Recreation, and Open Spaces Division for providing tools for the project. To learn about joining Girl Scouts, contact Grace Wiele at gwiele@nmgirlscouts.org. Courtesy photo   
 
Scene from Girl Scout Troop 10074 planting Ponderosa Pine seedlings Sunday, Oct. 6 near the Perimeter

On The Job In Los Alamos: At The Nature Center

on October 10, 2019 - 7:39am

On the job in Los Alamos Monday at the Los Alamos Nature Center are Christine Cloyd, left, who has volunteered with the organization for more than four years and Rachel Landman who has served at marketing manager for more than a year. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

By RACHEL LANDMAN
PEEC Marketing Manager

Started April 23, 2016, the Passport to the Pajarito Plateau is a fun program to get families outside, exploring our beautiful trails together.

Los Alamos County, Bandelier, and the Valles Caldera have so many great trails, and now, thanks to

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