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YMCA Announces Delays And Cancellations

on February 19, 2019 - 10:27am

Y News:

Due to weather conditions, The Family YMCA is scheduled to open at noon today. There will be no morning Child Watch and Fitness Class is expected to begin at noon … weather permitting. Check back for updates and stay safe.

Snow Scenes At Chapel Apartments This Morning

on February 19, 2019 - 10:20am

A blanket of snow covers the parking lot, vehicles, trees and shrubs this morning at Chapel Apartments on Rose Street in Los Alamos. Photo by Victoria Rygh

Snow scene this morning at Chapel Apartments on Rose Street. Photo by Victoria Rygh

LWVLA Lunch With A Leader Is Canceled Today

on February 19, 2019 - 9:47am


The League of Women Voters of Los Alamos Lunch with a Leader scheduled for today is canceled due to inclement weather conditions.

Chiravalle: Crab Fest Supports Local Projects

on February 19, 2019 - 8:53am
By Vincent Chiravalle, President
Rotary Club of Los Alamos

The Rotary Club of Los Alamos is having its 10th annual Crab Fest fundraiser this Saturday, Feb. 23, from 5:30-9 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall (the intersection of Trinity and DP Road).

The Crab Fest is a great opportunity to enjoy family-style all-you-can-eat crab legs and prawns (and chicken), participate in live and silent auctions, and help raise money for service projects both in our own community and internationally.

Daily Postcard: Snow Moon Over White Rock

on February 19, 2019 - 8:39am

The Snow Moon with clouds beginning to cover it Monday evening over White Rock. The full moon this morning, Feb. 19, will be the brightest and largest supermoon in 2019, appearing about 10 percent larger than normal, according to February’s full moon, nicknamed ‘Snow Moon’, appears larger than normal because it will be closer in its orbit to the Earth than at any other point in 2019. The name Snow Moon comes from the typically heavy snowfall across parts of the U.S. in February. Different Native American tribes had other names for February’s moon.

LANL Closed Today Due To Inclement Weather

on February 19, 2019 - 8:24am

Due to weather conditions, Los Alamos National Laboratory is closed today. Courtesy/LANL

Los Alamos Public Schools Closed Today Due To Snow

on February 19, 2019 - 8:21am

Los Alamos Public Schools is closed today due to snow and all after school activities are canceled. The LAPS School Board Work Session scheduled for this evening will be rescheduled at a later date. Courtesy/LAPS

UNM-Los Alamos Closed Today Due To Snow

on February 19, 2019 - 7:59am

UNM-Los Alamos campus. Courtesy/UNM-LA

UNM-LA News:

Due to inclement weather, UNM-Los Alamos is closed today.

NWS: Today’s High Near 23, Tonight’s Low Around 9

on February 19, 2019 - 7:39am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 23 with an 80 percent chance of snow and total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible. Tonight’s low around 9 with a wind chill value as low as -1. Courtesy/NWS

NWS: Snow Accumulation 8 To 12 Inches Tonight

on February 18, 2019 - 9:22pm

The National Weather Service forecasts a 90 percent chance of snow tonight in Los Alamos, heavy at times, and a total nighttime snow accumulation of 8 to 12 inches possible … with a low tonight of around 16. Courtesy/NWS

LAPS On Two-Hour Delay Tuesday

on February 18, 2019 - 8:57pm

LAPS News:

The Los Alamos Public Schools are on a two-hour delay for Tuesday, Feb. 19.

Motorists are urged to allow extra time and exercise extreme caution while traveling to school.

Laboratory On Delayed Opening Tuesday

on February 18, 2019 - 8:28pm

LANL News:

Los Alamos National Laboratory is on a delayed opening Tuesday due to inclement weather conditions.

Employees who work at TA-3 should report between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., all others should report between 11 a.m. and noon.

UNM-LA On 2-Hour Delay Tuesday

on February 18, 2019 - 7:25pm
UNM-LA News:
Due to inclement weather, UNM-Los Alamos will delay opening campus until 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Student Liaisons To School Board Visit Roundhouse

on February 18, 2019 - 7:02pm
Los Alamos High School student liaisons to the LAPS Board of Education are on the floor of the House of Representaives today hosted by Rep. Christine Chandler of Los Alamos, center. The students did not miss school today during their visit to the state capitol because they were off for Presidents Day. Students include seniors Sonyia Williams and Priscilla Marquez and Juniors Justin Pena, Ogden Berry, Zoe Butler and Ethan Rushton. Photo by Kurt Steinhaus

LAHS students attend the Senate and House Education committees and participate in debates about institutional materials; they also met with

February Is National Bird Feeding Month

on February 18, 2019 - 4:02pm

A bird spots a tasty treat hanging from a tree branch today at a residence on Mesa Verde in White Rock. Photo by Mary Lou Oothoudt

Yum! Photo by Mary Lou Oothoudt

Snow Dusts Homes Off Trinity Drive

on February 18, 2019 - 3:39pm

This morning was greeted with snow fall. Here, snow dusts houses off Trinity Drive. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/
Snow continues falling this morning in Los Alamos. The National Weather Service forecasts the County may receive an accumulation of 7 to 11 inches tonight. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

UNM-LA Campus Closing At 4 P.M. Due To Snow

on February 18, 2019 - 3:24pm

UNM-LA News:

The UNM-Los Alamos Campus will close at 4 p.m. today due to inclement weather.

No evening classes will be held.

County Finance Office Publishes FY18 PAFR

on February 18, 2019 - 2:29pm
The Los Alamos County Finance Office announced that the FY2018 Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) has been issued and is available on the County’s webpage.  
The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) established the PAFR Program to encourage and assist state and local governments to extract information from their comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) to produce high-quality popular annual financial reports.
These reports are specifically designed to be readily accessible and easily understandable to the general public and other interested parties

Daily Postcard: Snow Flurries Along Anniversary Trail

on February 18, 2019 - 8:21am

Daily Postcard: Snow flurries viewed Sunday afternoon from Anniversary Trail. Photo by Marc Bailey

Scenes From Secret City Kitchen And Los Alamos Makers' Date Night

on February 18, 2019 - 8:11am
On Friday, Feb. 15, Los Alamos Makers at 3540 Orange St., was transformed into a pop-up venue for an out-of-the-ordinary date night. A virtual crackling  fireplace projected on the large screen, along with romantic background music, made for a soothing atmosphere. The unusual center pieces were one-of-a-kind fused glass bottles handmade by glass art instructor Sue Bombardt. Courtesy photo


Jeremy Varela, owner of  Secret City Kitchen with his catering team wowed the guests with a sophisticated table and a delicious 3-course meal. Courtesy photo


For their 2nd course, guests had a

Cornell Professor: ‘Carl Sagan, Vatican Astronomers, And A Life Of Science And Faith’ At IHM Wednesday

on February 18, 2019 - 7:10am

Cornell University Professor Jonathan Lunine

IHM News:

Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish will host Cornell University Professor Jonathan Lunine for a presentation on the intersection of faith and science and his journey to the Catholic Faith. 

Professor Lunine is the David C. Duncan Professor in the Physical Sciences at Cornell University, director of the Cornell Center for Astrophysics and Planetary Science, and vice president of the Society of Catholic Scientists.

The community is invited to attend this presentation at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20 in the Parish Hall at 3700 Canyon Road.

Environmental Sustainability Board Meets Thursday

on February 18, 2019 - 6:58am

LAPS Notice Of Possible Quorum Feb. 21 & Feb. 23

on February 18, 2019 - 6:54am

UNM-LA Offers Entrepreneurs Free Training Sessions

on February 18, 2019 - 6:52am
Susan Cornelius
UNM-LA News:
Community members are invited to UNM-Los Alamos for free entrepreneurial training sessions offered by The New Mexico Rainforest University Center.
Monday, the second lecture of the spring 2019 University Center Seminar series will be live-streamed 10-11 a.m. in room 626 on the UNM-LA campus.
Sandra Begay
Sandra Begay will address “How to Generate a Business Idea,” including brainstorming, identifying opportunities, and validating a business idea using market research.

Pajarito Is Open For President’s Day Today

on February 18, 2019 - 6:43am

Scene early this morning at Pajarito Mountain. Courtesy/webcam


Pajarito is open for President’s Day today and Open Snow is calling for 23” of new snow in the next five days with 4” in the next 24 hours.

Pajarito will re-open Wednesday through Sunday. Refer to the Pajarito Snow Report for the most up-to-date information on what trails and lifts are open. This report is updated at 6 a.m. daily.

Lift ticket prices are valid through March 18th.