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Aqua Zumba Dance Pool Party Barranca Pool June 22

on June 21, 2019 - 6:18am

NWS: Today’s High Near 79; Tonight’s Low Around 50

on June 21, 2019 - 5:57am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 79 with sunny skies and tonight’s low around 50. Courtesy/NWS

Courtesy/NWS

Daily Postcard: Purple Poppies Bloom On Futura

on June 21, 2019 - 5:49am

Daily Postcard: Purple poppies bloom Thursday on Futura Drive in White Rock. Photo by Susan Kestell
Photo by Susan Kestell

Community AED Dedication At Summer Concert Friday

on June 20, 2019 - 9:56pm

LAFD provides Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to the community and LANL. The department has six ambulances that respond to 911 medical calls. All firefighters in the department are required to have an EMS license. EMS response is available 24 hours a day, every day. Courtesy/LAFD 

LAFD News:

Please The community is invited to join the Los Alamos Fire Department (LAFD) at 6 p.m. Friday, June 21, at the Summer Concert Series, as it recognizes the Station 6 B-shift crew, including Capt.

Scenes From Summer Solstice Festival At Pajarito

on June 20, 2019 - 9:18pm

Scene from the Summer Solstice Festival 4-8 p.m. today at Pajarito Mountain Ski Area. The event is part of the Los Alamos County’s 100 Days of Summer promotion and included lift-served biking and hiking, live music from Eddie and the Nomads and beer from Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op. Photo by Robert McClees MD

Scene from the Summer Solstice Festival 4-8 p.m. today at Pajarito Mountain Ski Area. Photo by Robert McClees MD

Attending the Summer Solstice Festival today, from left, Sheila McClees, Ethan Aulwes and Natalie Aulwes at Pajarito Mountain Ski Area. Photo by Robert McClees MD

Eddie and

LAPD Warns Public Of Phone Scam

on June 20, 2019 - 5:12pm

LAPD News:

The Los Alamos Police Department is warning the public of a recent scam.

Citizens are receiving calls from a person or persons claiming to be with the Los Alamos County Sheriff’s Department. The callers are advising citizens that they need to pay sums of money for missing jury duty.

A link is provided to citizens that looks like an authentic website for the sheriff and it contains a PO Box for the citizens to mail their money orders to.

Anyone contacted by individuals requesting they pay fines for any offense are urged to contact the Los Alamos Police Department immediately

Del Norte Credit Union Celebrates 65th Anniversary!

on June 20, 2019 - 9:26am
DNCU President/CEO Chuck Valenti at the 65th anniversary community-wide celebration Thursday at the Los Alamos Branch at 1000 Trinity Dr. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
 
By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post
 
Del Norte Credit Union (DNCU) is celebrating its 65th Anniversary in Los Alamos.

DNCU is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial institution with six locations in Northern New Mexico including Los Alamos, White Rock, Española, Cerrillos Road, DeVargas North and Santa Fe.

Since DNCU is a not for profit financial cooperative with the mission

County Personnel Board Meets June 25

on June 20, 2019 - 9:26am

Trinity Urgent Care Focuses On Patient Convenience

on June 20, 2019 - 9:22am

Trinity Urgent Care Founder Dr. Robert McClees inside the practice at 1460 Trinity Dr. Suite A&B with staff members from left, Cynthia Miramontes, Magdalena Maahs and Jerica Martines. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post

Robert McClees, MD, MA, opened Trinity Urgent Care nearly four years ago at 1460 Trinity Dr. Suite A & B. He recently sat down with the Los Alamos Daily Post to discuss his practice, which has expanded since 2015 to include two doctors, a physician’s assistant and staff of 10.

“We offer minor emergency

SFCC Continuing Education Dept. And Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Co-Host Grantsmanship Training Program

on June 20, 2019 - 9:21am
SFCC News:
 
SANTA FE — Santa Fe Community College’s Continuing Education Department and Georgia O’Keeffe Museum will co-host a Grantsmanship Training Program Aug. 5-9 on SFCC’s campus at 6401 Richards Ave. in Santa Fe.
 
The intensive, five-day, hands-on workshop for nonprofit and government grantseekers will guide participants step by step through all stages of planning programs, researching funding sources and writing proposals.
 
The Grantsmanship Center will conduct the course.

Ad-Hoc Committee Recommends Moving Animal Shelter Operations Under Community Services Department

on June 20, 2019 - 9:18am
The Los Alamos County Animal Shelter at 226 East Road. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post

The Los Alamos County Council will discuss at its June 25 meeting the possible transfer of the animal shelter operations to the Community Services Department.

Animal Shelter Ad-Hoc Committee Chair Wendee Brunish

The Animal Shelter Ad-Hoc Committee will present the recommendation.

Boese Brothers Brewery Opening In Los Alamos

on June 20, 2019 - 9:15am

Sam Boese, co-owner and brewmaster of Boese Brothers Brewery in front of the new establishment Tuesday at 145 Central Park Square. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

Update: Boese Brothers Brewery reported this morning that due to unexpected delays, the brewery is now anticipating an August opening rather than July.

By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

bjgordon@ladailypost.com

Who hasn’t sat around with a friend or family member and a couple of beers, talking about opening your own brewery, club or bar?

Well the Boese brothers didn’t just talk.

On The Job In Los Alamos: Enterprise Bank Officials, Chamber Director Discuss Local Business Needs

on June 20, 2019 - 9:02am

On the job in Los Alamos, from left, Chamber of Commerce Director Ryn Herrmann with Enterprise Bank & Trust officials President - Los Alamos Region & Director of Community Engagement Liddie Martinez and President Scott R. Goodman discussing the local business climate during lunch Wednesday at Blue Window Bistro. Goodman explained that one of the things Enterprise Bank & Trust does very well is help small and medium size businesses. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

LANL Director Emeritus Terry Wallace Speaks To MOWW At American Legion On Future Of War

on June 20, 2019 - 8:34am
Dr. Terry C. Wallace, Jr., Director Emeritus of Los Alamos National Laboratory speaks to the Major General Franklin E. Miles Chapter 229 of The Military Order of the World Wars Tuesday at the American Legion in Los Alamos on the future of war. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
LTC Gregg Giesler, USA (Ret), Commander of the  Major General Franklin E. Miles Chapter 229 of The Military Order of the World Wars Companions presents Dr. Terry C.

UNM-LA Community Internship Collaboration Seeks Business Mentors For Fall 2019 Semester

on June 20, 2019 - 8:24am
A previous Community Internship Collaboration graduation event with mentors Laura Loy and Ken Holmes. Photo by Nancy Coombs/UNM-LA
 
UNM-LA partners with local businesses in the Community Internship Collaboration to provide meaningful work experiences for students while developing a future skilled workforce for the region. Courtesy/UNM-LA
 
UNM-LA News:
 
The University of New Mexico-Los Alamos (UNM-LA) announces the continuation of the Community Internship Collaboration (CIC) program in the Fall 2019 semester.
 
UNM-LA is seeking local business partners to expand the range of

Ponderosa Estates Manhole Project Runs July 1-31

on June 20, 2019 - 7:57am
Why are manhole covers round? A manhole cover is round because it won’t fall through the opening on which it sits, it can simply be rolled to reach a destination much faster, while applying relatively little effort. Courtesywww.scienceabc.com
 

COUNTY News:

 
Beginning Monday, July 1, crews will be adjusting manholes in the Ponderosa Estates area.
 
This work will begin on Aspen Drive at Range Road and continue along Aspen Drive, Sumac Lane and Maple Drive before finishing back at Aspen Drive.
 
Since there a dozens of manhole adjustments in this sub-division, construction is

This Week At Los Alamos Farmers Market

on June 20, 2019 - 7:38am
Featured vendor Pat Montoya of Pat Montoya Apples. Courtesy/LAFM
 
LAFM News:
 
What's at the Farmers Market today:
 
Cherries are in!
 
Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Radishes, Onions, Fresh Garlic, Daikon radishes, Arugula, Salad Mixes, Spinach, Heads of Romaine Lettuce, Bok Choi, Chard-Kale, Salsa, Apple Cider, Composted worm castings, Compost, Apples, Asparagus, Dried Beans, Chile, Chicos, Shell Peas, Fresh Herbs, Carrots, Spinach, Jams- Jellies, Vinegars, Broths, Radishes, Chicken, Turkey, Tortillas, Pork, Eggs, Lamb, Beef, Yak-Bison, Vegan body products, Lavender body products, Goat milk

LAPSF: 2019 June Ettinger Memorial Scholarship Awarded To Anna Lemke

on June 20, 2019 - 7:23am
Anna Lemke with the book she reviewed to win the 2019 June Ettinger Memorial Scholarship. Jessica Booton Photography, www.jessicabootonphotography.com/
 
LAPSF News:
 
The Friends of the Los Alamos County Libraries, in partnership with the Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation, have awarded the 2019 June Ettinger Memorial Scholarship to Anna Lemke for her review of the book An Unseen Angel: A Mother’s Story of Faith, Hope and Healing After Sandy Hook by Alissa Parker.
 
The scholarship was created to honor those who love books.

Rotary: Distinguished Student Eleanor Henderson

on June 20, 2019 - 6:59am
On behalf of the Rotary Club of Los Alamos, President-elect Phil Dabney, left, recently presented a certificate of achievement to Distinguished Student of Service Eleanor Henderson. Her parents Brad Henderson and Kristin Henderson joined in the recognition ceremony. Photo by Linda Hull
 
ROTARY News:
 
The Motto of Rotary is Service above Self. To support this, the Rotary Club of Los Alamos honors nine “Distinguished Students of Service” in their junior year of high school each academic year.
 
Students are first nominated by their teachers who are asked to select those who:
  • have given

In And Around Town: June 24, 2019

on June 20, 2019 - 6:59am
 
 
In and Around Town:
 
The Los Alamos Daily Post community calendar features events happening in Los Alamos, White Rock and surrounding areas. Send event announcements to bjgordon@ladailypost.com
 
TUESDAY June 25
 
LA Mountaineers Meeting
Learn about Tom Jungst’s experiences as an extreme skier and climber at the Los Alamos Mountaineers meeting 7:15 p.m. at the Los Alamos Nature Center, at 2600 Canyon Road. The meeting begin at 7 p.m. and covers information about upcoming outings. The event is free to attend and open to the public.
 
WEDNESDAY June 26
 
Faith and Science Series: Bob Fuselier

NWS: Today’s High Near 83; Tonight’s Low Around 55

on June 20, 2019 - 6:55am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 83 with sunny skies and tonight’s low around 55. Courtesy/NWS

Courtesy/NWS

Daily Postcard: Short-Horned Lizard At Bandelier

on June 20, 2019 - 6:42am

Daily Postcard: A short-horned lizard is spotted along Tyuonyi Overlook Trail at Bandelier. Photo by Sally King/NPS

Grammy Nominated Singer/Songwriter Kim Richey To Perform June 27 At Fuller Lodge

on June 19, 2019 - 5:26pm

Singer/song writer Kim Richey will perform June 27 at Fuller Lodge. Courtesy photo

COMMUNITY News:

Grammy nominated, singer/songwriter Kim Richey will make a stop June 27 at Fuller Lodge in support of her critically acclaimed release Edgeland. (2018).  

The Nashville-based, progressive country artist has recorded eight albums of her own and written for many of the industry’s biggest names.  

Her songs have been recorded by Trisha Yearwood, “Believe Me Baby (I Lied)”, Radney Foster, “Nobody Wins” and Brooks & Dunn “Every River”.  

Richey also has contributed vocals on albums with the

LAMC Donates $2K For Senior Center Transportation

on June 19, 2019 - 8:00am

Los Alamos Medical Center (LAMC) has donated $2,000 to the Betty Ehart Senior Center (BESC) to provide transportation to senior citizens in Los Alamos and White Rock. Gathered for the check presentation Tuesday afternoon at the senior center at 1101 Bathtub Row, from left, BESC Executive Director Bernadette Lauritzen, LAMC Chief Financial Officer Jim McGonnell, LAMC Chief Executive Officer John Whiteside, BESC Transportation Director Karen McCool and LAMC Marketing Director Liz Alvarez. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

SFCC Presents Maasai Beading Class July 9

on June 19, 2019 - 6:25am
Maasai beaded necklace with beaded medallion. Courtesy/SFCC
 
SFCC News:
 
SANTA FE Santa Fe Community College Continuing Education Department will offer a Maasai beading Continuing Education class presented by International Folk Artist Phoebe Lasoi 2-5 p.m. Tuesday, July 9.
 
Lasoi is a Maasai designer and beading expert from the Kitengela community in Kenya, just outside Nairobi city and on the southern border of the Nairobi National Game Park. Under the auspices of Acacia Moyo, (www.acaciamoyo.org) she has been invited to participate in the International Folk Art Market this year,

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