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Consider The Gift Of Education On Giving Tuesday

on December 3, 2019 - 7:24am
Los Alamos High School chemistry students use virtual reality headsets made possible by a grant from the LAPS Foundation. Courtesy photo
 
 
By VICTORIA NISOLI
LAHS Junior
LAPS School Board Student Member
 
After Black Friday and Cyber Monday, what better way is there to kick off the holiday season than with a charitable donation?
 
Sure, we may all feel bad about splurging on goods for ourselves, but there is a way to stop the shame and guilt--through giving. “Giving Tuesday,” the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, is a nationwide movement built on the premise of giving back.
 
This

NWS: Today’s High Near 44; Tonight’s Low Around 27

on December 3, 2019 - 7:21am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 44 with mostly sunny skies and tonight’s low around 27. Courtesy/NWS

Daily Postcard: Quemazon Sunrise

on December 3, 2019 - 7:13am

Daily Postcard: The sunrise Monday viewed from Quemazon. Photo by Trisha Ancell

ProjectY Cowork Hosts Interactive Round-Robin Event Connecting Entrepreneurs With Experts Wednesday

on December 2, 2019 - 3:57pm

BUSINESS News:

projectY cowork is hosting a free Entrepreneurial Round-Robin event 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4.

This is a great opportunity for small businesses, startups and entrepreneurs to ask questions about resources available to them locally and statewide.

At the beginning of the event each guest speaker will introduce themselves and explain what resources and benefits they have to offer small businesses. After introductions, attendees will breakout with the speakers and have the opportunity to ask specific questions regarding their needs. 

“We encourage all small business

Live In Los Alamos: Max Gomez; Leslie Stevens Dec. 29

on December 2, 2019 - 3:43pm
Musician Max Gomez performs Dec. 29. Courtesy photo
 
COMMUNITY News:
 
New Mexico’s own Max Gomez makes his fifth annual visit up the Hill Dec. 29 to bring his folk-Americana to the good people of Los Alamos at Fuller Lodge. 
 
Gomez has won a loyal following among locals with his heartfelt lyrics, unorthodox finger-picking on the guitar and willingness to recruit others to entertain his followers in town. 
 
He will once again be backed by some of the finest musicians in New Mexico and will bring a rising talent who he works with in his new base of Los Angeles, Leslie Stevens.
 
Gomez promises

Four Short Films About Manhattan Project National Historical Park Debut Tuesday At Nature Center

on December 2, 2019 - 10:34am

Join the National Park Service at the Los Alamos Nature Center at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3 to see the debut of four short films that were developed for Manhattan Project National Historical Park. This event is free to attend and open to the public. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

The National Park Service is hosting a debut of four short films that were developed for Manhattan Project National Historical Park.

The event will be held in the planetarium at the Los Alamos Nature Center at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, and followed by a brief update from the park, along with a presentation on dark skies.

LAPS: Transgender 101, 201 Presentations Canceled

on December 2, 2019 - 10:14am

LAPS News:

The Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico’s Transgender 101 presentation set for today, Monday, Dec. 2 and the Transgender 201 presentation set for Tuesday, Dec. 3 have been canceled due to unforeseen circumstances.

Presentations will be rescheduled in the spring with information released to the public once dates are set.

LAPS apologizes for any inconvenience.

Direct questions to Kristine Coblentz at 505.663.2263 or k.coblentz@laschools.net.

United Church Thrift Shop: Everything Christmas Dec. 4

on December 2, 2019 - 10:01am

The United Church Thrift Shop holds its annual Everything Christmas sale Wednesday at 2525 Canyon Road. Courtesy/United Church

UNITED CHURCH News:

This week marks the annual, Everything Christmas sale for the United Church Thrift Shop.

The event is 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m, Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 2525 Canyon Road.

The many volunteers have collected items throughout the year, and hope to have the exact item you have been have been searching for this holiday season.

Norma Puckett is one of those volunteers and knows it takes a village or in this case an army, to accomplish such a monumental

LANL And RDC Host REDI Summit On Workforce, Housing, Infrastructure Needed For Growing Economy

on December 2, 2019 - 8:00am

CEO Innovation+Educate Jamai Blivin moderates the education and workforce session for the Los Alamos National Laboratory and Regional Development Corporation hosted Community Conversation on Economic and Workforce Development and the annual Regional Economic Development Initiative (REDI) Summit Nov. 20 at Buffalo Thunder Resort. A couple of hundred attendees had the opportunity to engage in discussions with tribal leaders, college presidents, mayors, workforce experts and business leaders about the workforce, housing and infrastructure needed to support a growing economy. The event featured K

NWS: Today’s High Near 44; Tonight’s Low Around 26

on December 2, 2019 - 7:41am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 44 with mostly sunny skies and tonight’s low around 26. Courtesy/NWS

Daily Postcard: Sunrise Viewed Near Overlook Park

on December 1, 2019 - 10:20pm

Daily Postcard: Sunrise brightens the sky recently as viewed near Overlook Park in White Rock. Photo by Jennifer Bartram/ladailypost.com

Rev. Deb Worley Officially Installed As Pastor Of White Rock Presbyterian Church During Special Ceremony

on December 1, 2019 - 9:26pm
Clergy gather for the installation ceremony for Rev. Deb Worley, center, at White Rock Presbyterian Church. Photo by Bernadette Lauritzen
 
Rev. Deb Worley pauses in the stillness with gratitude and grace as her new journey begins as pastor of White Rock Presbyterian Church. Photo by Bernadette Lauritzen
 
By BERNADETTE LAURITZEN
Los Alamos

Sometimes you witness a moment that leaves an imprint on you. Sometimes that imprint can be a life changing moment.

One of those moments took place today at the official installation ceremony for the Rev.

Local Women Gather At IWF Event In Albuquerque

on December 1, 2019 - 8:46pm

Members of the International Women’s Forum (IWF) and their guests gathered this afternoon for their annual Christmas party at the Tanoan Country Club in Albuquerque. Attending the event from left, Los Alamos Enterprise Bank & Trust President Liddie Martinez, CHRISTUS St. Vincent President/CEO Lillian Montoya, incoming IWF President Yolanda King and Bradbury Science Museum Director Linda Deck. Los Alamos members not pictured include Los Alamos Historian Nancy Bartlit and Los Alamos Daily Post Owner/Publisher Carol A. Clark. The IWF was founded in 1989 in Santa Fe.

County Tourism Task Force Meets Wednesday

on December 1, 2019 - 7:43pm
COUNTY News:
 
The next meeting of the Los Alamos County Tourism Implementation Task Force is scheduled for noon Wednesday, Dec. 4 in Room 330 of the Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.
 
The meeting is open to the public.
 
Agenda:
  • Update on County Projects including WAC Dormitory
  • Visitation Statistics Next Steps
  • Continuation of Tourism Manager/Division recommendations
  • Follow-up on NM Tourism Dept. Rural Pathways Program Application
  • Next Meeting: Jan. 8, 2020

Scenes From 10th Annual Small Business Saturday

on December 1, 2019 - 8:05am

Pet Pangaea Owner Cyndi Wells in her store Saturday in Central Park Square brought Small Business Saturday to Los Alamos 10 years ago. Visit www.petpangaea.com. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Participating in Small Business Saturday at projectY cowork in Central Park Square from left, Pajarito Press Co-owner/Publisher Mark Rayburn, Author Liddie Martinez and Jennifer Bartlit of Pajarito Press. Visit www.pajaritopress.com. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Sha-Marie Arnaudville of The Great Escape Vacations chats with a customer during Small Business Saturday at projectY

EPA Seeks Nominations For Farm, Ranch And Rural Communities Federal Advisory Committee

on December 1, 2019 - 8:03am
EPA News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. ⁠— Thursday, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler is announcing a solicitation for 20-30 nominees to serve on the Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Committee (FRRCC).
 
Established in 2008, the FRRCC provides independent policy advice, information, and recommendations to EPA’s Administrator on a range of environmental issues and policies that are of importance to agriculture and rural communities.
 
“One of our key priorities at EPA is to strengthen and solidify our relationship with agricultural stakeholders and rural communities

Kiwanis Hosts Breakfast With Santa Saturday Dec. 7

on December 1, 2019 - 7:41am

Kiwanians and Key Clubbers preparing food for Breakfast with Santa. Courtesy photo

KIWANIS News:

The annual Breakfast with Santa, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos and Del Norte Credit Union, 7-11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 at the Betty Ehart Senior Center.

The Los Alamos Flute Choir is schduled at 9 a.m. to perform a special program of Christmas Carols. Also, Santa Claus is scheduled to attend the breakfast and children can have their picture taken with him.

The breakfast is free. In return, attendees are requested to donate either non-perishable food items or money.

Food

Belisama Irish Dancers Perform At Winterfest Dec. 8

on December 1, 2019 - 7:37am

Belisama Dancers performance in 2018 at Fuller Lodge. Photo by Amy Pickett
 
COMMUNITY News:

The community is invited to join the Belisama Irish dancers for a free, fun and lively holiday-themed show, 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at Fuller Lodge.

The Belisama Irish dancers have performed and competed nationally and internationally and include dancers of all ages, child through adult.

This year the dancers are joined by special guest fiddlers and Los Alamos residents Maria Jones and Maya Price.

Complimentary sweet treats make this all-ages show a must see event!

LALT: Open Auditions For ‘Glitter Girls’ Dec. 7-8

on December 1, 2019 - 7:03am

Open auditions for ‘Glitter Girls’ Dec. 7-8 at Los Alamos Little Theatre. Courtesy image

LALT News:

Los Alamos Little Theatre announces open auditions for Mark Dunn’s “The Glitter Girls” 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8 at the Performing Arts Center at 1670 Nectar St.

Interested persons should email director Kathi Collins at kathimcollins@gmail.com to sign up for an audition time slot. Come prepared to tell a joke or a funny story of your choosing, and then participate in readings from the script.

There are parts for seven women and three men, with ages ranging from

TOTH Children’s Christmas Bazaar Dec. 7

on December 1, 2019 - 6:51am
 
TOTH News:
 
The community is invited to the Children’s Christmas Bazaar, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 7 at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church, 3900 Trinity Dr.
 
A place for children in kindergarten through 6th grade to shop for friends and family. All items are reasonably priced, and gifts are wrapped by volunteers. Parents and preschoolers relax and enjoy coffee and treats while the elementary age children shop.
 
Due to long lines and waiting times last year, we are changing it up a bit this year.

NWS: Today’s High Near 36; Tonight’s Low Around 24

on December 1, 2019 - 6:49am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 36 with mostly sunny skies and tonight’s low around 24. Courtesy/NWS

Daily Postcard: View From Main Hill Road

on December 1, 2019 - 6:39am

Daily Postcard: View late Saturday afternoon from the Main Hill Road. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Little Shops Pop-up Market At YMCA Packed With Shoppers On 2019 Small Business Saturday Today

on November 30, 2019 - 7:05pm
The Family YMCA gym was transformed into a lively marketplace during Small Business Saturday. More than 30 vendors set up shop. Here, event organizer Diana Martinez, right, makes a purchase at Leonard & Fox Beeswax Wraps. Family YMCA Development and Marketing Manager Martinez said the YMCA wanted to build community and help small buiness owners by sponsoring this event and a second Little Shops Po-up Market 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 7 during Winterfest. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
At the For the Animals booth, volunteers took donations for pet items to benefit homeless companion

More Scenes From Small Business Saturday 2019

on November 30, 2019 - 6:55pm

Artist and Karen Wray Gallery owner Karen Wray and Marketing Director Karen Lee Kimbrough pose with one of Wray's paintings on Small Business Saturday today at 1247 Central Ave. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

 

A customer pays for her purchase during a busy Small Business Saturday today at Los Alamos Metzger's Does It Best at 15th Street and Central Avenue. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Girl Scout Sarah Brandow helps Kat and Dan Brandow of the Royal Manticorian Navy to gather toys and donations for Toys For Tots today at Metzger's.

Scenes From Small Business Saturday 2019

on November 30, 2019 - 6:47pm

From left, CB FOX employees Amanda Bucklin, Jill Beck, Nora Scott, Sofia Vandenkiboom and Erica Leaphart show off their holiday spirit with some crazy Christmas sweaters during Small Business Saturday today at CB FOX Department Store on Central Avenue. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Andy Fox of CB FOX takes a quick break in between serving customers today during Small Business Saturday. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

CB FOX Kidz employee Allison Collins wraps up a toy while co-worker Lili Garcia watches. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

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