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Daily Postcard: Pasque Flowers Bloom In Rendija

on April 16, 2019 - 7:37am

Daily Postcard: The Pasque flowers have returned to upper Rendija Canyon ... harbingers of spring; as reliable as the Masters in Augusta. The flowers were spotted while mountain biking Thursday, April 11. Photo by Jonathan Dowell

ACT Joins National Get On Board Day April 25

on April 15, 2019 - 6:29pm

Atomic City Transit Bus. Courtesy photo

COUNTY News:

Atomic City Transit (ACT) announced today that it will join with other public transportation systems nationwide Thursday, April 25 to participate in National Get On Board Day. 

Sponsored by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), the 2019 National Get On Board Day is a day that encourages people to support public transportation and showcases the benefits it brings to communities. 

Each weekday in the U.S., 34 million people board public transportation.

Additionally, public transportation is a cornerstone of local

100+ Women Who Care Meets At Cottonwood May 2

on April 15, 2019 - 6:28pm

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UNM-LA Introduces Common Course Numbering

on April 15, 2019 - 4:46pm

UNM-LA News:

UNM-Los Alamos (UNM-LA), in conjunction with The University of New Mexico, is transitioning to the new state Common Course Numbering (CCN) system beginning Fall 2019 semester.

All higher education institutions in New Mexico will share the same CCNs for most of the 100 and 200-level courses, to ease transfers between higher education schools and encourage students to complete higher degrees.

Prior to the new statewide CCN system, the curriculum of required courses (such as English 110) has varied at different colleges, and credits have not always transferred between colleges.

Community Bids Farewell To Cpl. David Boe

on April 15, 2019 - 2:51pm

Cpl. David Boe during an interview Thursday at the Los Alamos Daily Post spoke about his local police service and how much he will miss the community and he prepares to move to Cailfornia. Photo by Carol A. Clark

 

By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post

‘It’s been the best job I’ve ever had … by a long shot…’ –Cpl. David Boe

Cpl. David Boe wraps up his nearly eight-year service today with the Los Alamos Police Department.

“It’s been the best job I’ve ever had … by a long shot,” Cpl. David Boe told the Los Alamos Daily Post. “This is a bittersweet day.

2019 State Science Fair Results: LAPS Students Place In Almost Every Category

on April 15, 2019 - 2:47pm

Los Alamos Public Schools were well represented at the New Mexico State Science Fair held at New Mexico Tech in Socorro last weekend. Courtesy/LAPS

Students who qualified to attend the International Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix, Ariz., in May include from left, Karin Ebey, Robert Strauss, Charles Strauss, Lillian Petersen and Garyk Brixi. Courtesy/LAPS

LAPS Announces 2019 State Science Fair Results:

Students representing Los Alamos Public Schools received more than 30 special awards and placed in almost every category at the New Mexico State Science Fair the weekend of April 6

Bandelier Entrance Fee Waived Saturday April 20

on April 15, 2019 - 11:06am

BANDELIER News:

All across the country, National Park Service areas will be celebrating National Park Week April 20-28.

To kick off this special week, all National Park areas that charge entrance fees including Bandelier, will be free of charge Saturday, April 20.

As well, merchandise in the Western National Parks Association park store in the Bandelier Visitor Center will be discounted 15 percent and visitors may join a ranger for a guided walk on the Main Loop Trail either at 10:30 a.m. or 2 p.m. to celebrate!

Spring break is a busy time at Bandelier so visitors may want to come in the

Manhattan Project NHP Superintendent Attends Friends Of MPNHP Annual Meeting In Los Alamos

on April 15, 2019 - 10:33am

Manhattan Project National Historical Park Superintendent Kris Kirby, back row third from left, traveled from Denver to attend the annual board meeting Thursday of the Friends of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park – Los Alamos. During the meeting, the board elected new officers and board members including, front row from left, Dr. Ben Neal, Shannon C’de Baca and David Jolly. Back row from left, newly elected President Rick Reiss, Heather McClenahan, Kirby, newly elected Vice President Kristin Henderson, Liddie Martinez, re-elected Treasurer Ron Wilkins and board member Carol A.

Teens Take Over The Bradbury Friday Night!

on April 15, 2019 - 8:59am

The Bradbury Science Museum at 1350 Central Ave. Courtesy photo

BSMA Teen Advisory Board News:

The first ever Teen Night is happening at the Bradbury Science Museum, 5-7 p.m. Friday, April 19.

Created by the Bradbury Science Museum Association (BSMA) Teen Advisory Board, the event will have free food (catered by Sirphey!), a Bill Nye screening, remote control robots from the local FTC team (the Hawks), trivia and more. All high schoolers are welcome.

The BSMA Teen Advisory Board was created this year by Los Alamos High School junior Eleanor Henderson for her Girl Scout Gold Award project.

On The Job In Los Alamos: Amy Justice Trimming Tree

on April 15, 2019 - 8:16am

On the job in Los Alamos is Amy Justice who while on her way to Candyman Music Store recently noticed upon her arrival that the plants in the store needed some love and volunteered to trim an astoundly tall tree. She is a staff member at the Los Alamos Historical Society (Caretaker at the Victory Garden honoring the Cold War). Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

NWS: Today’s High Near 67, Tonight’s Low Around 44

on April 15, 2019 - 8:13am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 67 with mostly sunny skies and tonight’s low around 44. Courtesy/NWS

Daily Postcard: Rabbit Conducts Recon Ahead Of Easter

on April 15, 2019 - 8:13am

Daily Postcard: A rabbit dressed in camo to blend in with his surroundings is none the less spotted early Saturday morning in White Rock. It became quite clear that he was conducting reconnaissance to gain logistical information ahead of his annual Easter Sunday egg and candy drop operation. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs 

The rabbit is spotted once again as he attempts to hide in plain sight among a pile of rocks during his ‘Operation Easter’ recon mission early Saturday morning in White Rock.

Scenes From Inaugural Meeting Of 100 Men Who Care

on April 14, 2019 - 8:24am

The founders of 100 Men Who Care – Los Alamos gather at the first quarterly meeting of their newly formed organization Thursday at UNM-LA. From left, Andrew Harnden, Tony Mitchell, David Izraelevitz, Bob Harmon, Ryan Tatro, Evan Spence and Todd Nelson (not pictured). The seven men are participants in the 2018-19 Leadership Los Alamos program and decided to form the 100 Men Who Care organization as their class project. The group is coordinating its efforts with 100 Women Who Care – Los Alamos, and have talked about doing some joint activities. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

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Serenata Concert: Red Tango May 5

on April 14, 2019 - 7:24am
SSF News:
 
The chamber music of Rachmaninov, Brey, Karmanov, Stravinsky, Schnittke and Piazzolla will be performed 3 p.m. Sunday, May 5 at First Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Ave, in Santa Fe.
 
Musicians include:
  • David Felberg and Ruxandra Marquardt, violins  
  • Dana Winograd, cello
  • Judith Gordon, piano
 
Reserve tickets here.
 

Military Order Of The World Wars Meets April 16

on April 14, 2019 - 6:27am
MOWW News:
 
The April meeting of the Military Order of the World Wars is Tuesday, April 16 with speaker Rep. Christine Chandler.
 
Rep. Chandler is a longtime resident of Los Alamos County serving her first term in the New Mexico House of Representatives, District 43 (Los Alamos, Rio Arriba, Sandoval and Santa Fe counties).
 
Her legislative committee assignments include House Taxation & Revenue and Judiciary. Rep. Chandler will give an overview of the 2019 legislative session.

Scenes From Ashley Pond Saturday

on April 14, 2019 - 6:26am
Feeding time for the ducks and pigeons Saturday at Ashley Pond. Photo by Ken Hanson
 
The horse sculpture Friday at Ashley Pond Park with the ski hill in the background. Photo by Ken Hanson
 
A view of Ashley Pond Saturday. Photo by Ken Hanson

Duncan Fuehne Signs With Colorado School Of Mines

on April 14, 2019 - 6:20am

Duncan Fuehne signs a letter of intent to run cross country and track for the Colorado School of Mines in Golden Colorado for the coming school year. He is surrounded by his family Friday in the lobby of Los Alamos High School including father David Fuehne, mother Holley Trellue, brother Kendall Trellue and sister Dani Trellue. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Duncan Fuehne and his family Friday following his signing of a letter of intent to run cross country and track for the Colorado School of Mines in the lobby of Los Alamos High School. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

On The Job In Los Alamos: Youth Group At IHM

on April 14, 2019 - 6:19am

On the job in Los Alamos are members of the Youth Group preparing Lent Fish Dinner for the community Friday evening in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Hall at 3700 Canyon Road. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

Mayfair Festival Brings Art & Family Fun To Cloudcroft

on April 14, 2019 - 6:18am
ART News:
 
CLOUDCROFT This Memorial Weekend, Cloudcroft becomes an art lover’s paradise with the 47th Annual Mayfair Juried Art Show.
 
Set in the scenic Sacramento Mountains of New Mexico, the two-day festival features one-of-kind art across a variety of mediums from artists nationwide, as well as food, interactive children’s activities, and vendors.
 
“Cloudcroft is a destination chosen time and again by those looking to unwind in our mountains, shop and stroll in our historic Burro Avenue, and get back to nature,” Cloudcroft Chamber President Larry Evans said.

La Vista Church Easter Sensory Experience April 17-18

on April 14, 2019 - 6:15am
 
La Vista Church News:
 
Experience the Easter story like you never have before ... La Vista Church of the Nazarene at 15 Grand Canyon Dr., in White Rock is hosting an Easter Sensory Experience the week before Easter.
 
The community is invited to move through interactive sensory stations as a family or individually at one's own pace. Experience stations that engage the senses of smell, taste, sight, hearing and touch, and connect children and adults alike to the events leading up to the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
 
After completing all 13 stations, participants

National Volunteer Week Illuminates And Inspires

on April 14, 2019 - 6:14am
VOLUNTEER News:
 
April 7-13 is National Volunteer Week, an opportunity to shine a light on the people and causes that inspire others to serve.
 
It is a time to promote and show appreciation for volunteerism and volunteering.
 
Laura Hendrie is a hospice volunteer at Ambercare Hospice of Santa Fe. She is passionate about what she does and said she feels privileged to spend time with individuals and families facing the end of life. And while most people assume being a hospice volunteer might be scary or uncomfortable, Hendrie said that she feels just the opposite.
 
Hendrie recently

Introducing Bryce Avenue Presbyterian Church

on April 14, 2019 - 6:12am

Pastor Henry Fernandez of Bryce Avenue Presbyterian Church at 333 Bryce Ave. in White Rock. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

Bryce Avenue Presbyterian Church at 333 Bryce Ave. in White Rock. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com
 
By Pastor Henry Fernandez
Bryce Avenue Presbyterian Church

Bryce Avenue Presbyterian Church, a Presbyterian Church in America congregation, welcomes you!

Join us Sunday, 9 a.m. for Sunday School: classes for all ages. Our 10:20 a.m. service worship is classical. We sing psalms, traditional hymns, and contemporary songs.

Historic Santa Fe Foundation Presents Lecture May 10

on April 14, 2019 - 6:11am
HSFF News: 
 
Historic Santa Fe Foundation presents the May Salon El Zaguán monthly lecture series with Don Usner on Lowriders of Northern New Mexico at 3 p.m. Friday, May 10 at Historic Santa Fe Foundation's El Zaguán, 545 Canyon Road, Ste 2 in Santa Fe.
 
There is no charge for admission for HSFF members and a non-members entry fee is $10. For the Salon El Zaguán talk, HSFF members and non-members, pre-sold or pre-reserved tickets are required to attend: Reserve member tickets or purchase non-member tickets here AFTER APRIL 19.
 
The talk will be held in conjunction with the opening

NWS: Today’s High Near 60, Tonight’s Low Around 40

on April 14, 2019 - 6:08am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 60 with sunny skies and tonight’s low around 40. Courtesy/NWS

Daily Postcard: Snow Descends On Barranca Mesa

on April 14, 2019 - 6:03am
Daily Postcard: A snow shower descends Friday on Barranca Mesa. Photo by Marc Bailey

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