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State GOP Expresses Happy Hanukkah Wishes

on December 3, 2018 - 3:26pm
ALBUQUERQUE – RPNM Chairman Ryan Cangiolosi made the following statement to mark the beginning of Hanukkah:

“We wish a joyous and blessed Hanukkah to all our friends who are celebrating. Hanukkah is a reminder to persevere through adversity with faith and courage. May this celebration be joyous for the Jewish community in New Mexico, across the country, throughout Israel, and around the world. I pray that it brings peace and hope.

Sangre De Christo Chorale Presents ‘Stille Nacht’

on December 3, 2018 - 1:14pm
The Sangre de Cristo Chorale presents “Stille Nacht” to celebrate the mystery, joy and love of the holiday season.
The chorale will host two concerts. The first at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8 in the First Presbyterian Church on 208 Grant Ave. in Santa Fe. The second at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9 at the United Church of Los Alamos.
The concerts will feature the Chorale’s premiere of a work written for the group by Bradley Ellingboe, “Mary’s Song.” The concerts also include Poulenc’s haunting and inspiring set of four Christmas songs, many other familiar (and

SFCC Fitness Center Closing For Renovations

on December 3, 2018 - 12:06pm
SFCC News:
SANTA FE Santa Fe Community College’s William C. Witter Fitness Education Center’s recreation facilities will undergo major renovations beginning in December.
The gymnasium is scheduled to be closed today through Feb. 5, for floor repairs and refinishing. The entire facility is scheduled to be closed Saturday, Dec. 8 through Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019.
SFCC holds it fall graduation Dec. 8 at the Fitness Education Center and will be closed to fitness patrons.
Improvements and repairs to the facility will include flooring, furniture, resistance-training equipment,

Read The December Edition Of Prism

on December 3, 2018 - 12:00pm

Click the image above to read the December issue of Prism.

Unique STEM Opportunities At LAMS

on December 3, 2018 - 11:21am
LAMS Computer Science Teacher
We are thankful for the recent support from LAPS Foundation and our local Rotary Club who have awarded us separate grants for our Robotic Blimps and Hoverboard Repair projects.
LAPS Foundation awarded us $825 for two robotic blimps, and the Rotary Club awarded us $500 for replacement parts and for a LAMS hoverboard.
My pre-engineering/robotics student Nick Sawyer attended the initial Rotary Club luncheon two weeks ago to present the hoverboard repair project for their consideration.

County Tourism Task Force Meets Wednesday

on December 3, 2018 - 11:19am

WinterFest Holiday Lights Parade Organizers Urge Parents, Families To Exercise Caution At Event

on December 3, 2018 - 10:30am

Zia Credit Union float dazzles crowd at 2017 WinterFest Holiday Lights Parade. Courtesy/LA MainStreet

Los Alamos MainStreet News:

The annual WinterFest Holiday Lights Parade will be gliding down MainStreet at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8. It’s always a fun, colorful, family-friendly event, made even more special with this year’s “Candyland” theme.

As the date approaches, however, the Los Alamos MainStreet staff would like to remind parents and families to exercise caution with little ones when attending the parade.

Firefighters Mentor Aspen Students In BBBS Program

on December 3, 2018 - 8:04am
Los Alamos County Fire Station 1 Firefighter Bigs with their Aspen Elementary School student Littles. Courtesy photo
Little Issac Martinez-Rodriguez tries on a firefighter helmet. Courtesy photo
BBBS News:
The fire truck pulls up outside the school. There is a crisis inside: not one that can be resolved by spreading water, but rather care and love.
“It is easy to underestimate the positive impacts one can make in a child’s life, because the seeds we sow today, don’t always produce fruit immediately,” Los Alamos firefighter David Apodaca said.
Apodaca and eight other Los

Historic Preservation Advisory Board Meets Wednesday

on December 3, 2018 - 7:58am


on December 3, 2018 - 7:57am

It appears a motorist had an unfortunate encounter with the American Legion sign spotted Saturday on Trinity Drive. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Kiwanis Club Hosts Breakfast With Santa Saturday

on December 3, 2018 - 7:53am
Kiwanians preparing food for Breakfast with Santa. Courtesy photo
The annual Breakfast with Santa, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos and DelNorte Credit Union, is 7-11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Betty Ehart Senior Center.
The breakfast is free. In return, attendees are requested to donate either non-perishable food items or money. Food collected will be used by LA Cares to feed local families in need. Money donated will be used for the Kiwanis/CYFD Foster Children Christmas party.

Good Samaritan Helps Driver Out Of Awkward Situation

on December 3, 2018 - 7:48am

A car dies after pulling up to the teller window of the business lane Saturday morning at Los Alamos National Bank at 1200 Trinity Dr. The stalled vehicle caused a bit of a backup in the other lanes until finally a good samaritan arrived on the scene to assist the driver and help get him on his way. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Daily Postcard: Friday Evening Sky Above Los Alamos

on December 3, 2018 - 7:26am

Daily Postcard: Friday evening sky above Los Alamos. Photo by Scot Rygh

Snow Provides Sledding Fun At Ashley Pond Today

on December 2, 2018 - 3:52pm

The snowstorm this morning made way for some sledding fun for parents and kids this afternoon at Ashley Pond Park. The National Weather Service has Los Alamos under a winter weather advisory until 5 p.m. today and predicts a 20% chance of more snow until 11 tonight. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

‘This is the life! Hey let’s go around again daddy!’ Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Jingle Bell Rock 'N Run Dec. 9

on December 2, 2018 - 7:57am
The Jingle Bell Rock 'n Run is 2-4 p.m. Sunday Dec. 9 at Los Alamos Middle School, 2101 Hawk Dr. Mile race starts at 2 p.m. and the 5K at 2:30 p.m.. Enjoy live holiday music while running and benefit the Los Alamos High School Topper Band program. Courtesy image

International Women’s Forum Hosts Annual Event

on December 2, 2018 - 7:24am

Attending the annual holiday gathering of the International Women’s Forum, members from left, Linda Deck - director of the Bradbury Science Museum; Ann Hillerman - author; Nancy Bartlit - Los Alamos Historian and Carol A. Clark - publisher of the Los Alamos Daily Post (taking the picture). The event took place Saturday night on Museum Hill in Santa Fe. IWF is comprised of more than 6,800 diverse and accomplished women from 33 nations on six continents. IWF is dedicated to building better leadership locally and globally.

Hillstrummers Present 2018 Holiday Music Event

on December 2, 2018 - 6:48am

Members of the HillStrummers Ukulele Group gather to practice strumming holiday music at Smith's. Front row from left, Diane Little, Darlene Potter, Yvonne Trujillo, KokHeong, Janet Harris, Colleen Hanlon, Ruth Lier and Director Dan Gerth. Back row from left, Irene Powell, Cathy Knoop, Linda Bates, Elise Lee, Pat Gary, Christine Rand, Greg Rand, Kathleen Logan, Jan Littleton and Holly Kennedy. Courtesy photo


The Los Alamos HillStrummers Ukukele Group will be playing holiday music in the community on:

  • Friday, Dec. 7, 10:30 a.m.

Santa Puts In An Appearance At Smith’s Marketplace

on December 2, 2018 - 6:47am

Santa Claus joined Lt. Sam Connan of the Royal Manticoran Navy’s local ‘ship’ the HMS Implacable to collect Toys for Tots Saturday at Smith’s Marketplace The crew has placed donation boxes around Los Alamos (click for locations) and is collecting in person this season. The ship’s crew will have a float in the Los Alamos Holiday Lights parade this year. They are asking for those who can help out to bring donations of new, unwrapped toys to the parade, where they will be collected by crew members walking beside their float. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/

Los Alamos County Council Meets 6 p.m. Tuesday

on December 2, 2018 - 6:46am

Daily Postcard: Woodpeckers On Camino Encantado

on December 2, 2018 - 6:45am

Daily Postcard: A pair of acorn woodpeckers are spotted dining on bird seed Thanksgiving Day at a residence on Camino Encantado. Photo by Thai Ha

A trio of acorn woodpeckers gather to eat bird seed Thanksgiving Day at a residence on Camino Encantado. Photo by Thai Ha

Scenes From Children’s Christmas Bazaar At TOTH

on December 1, 2018 - 1:53pm

A crowd of young shoppers arrives today at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church (TOTH) to do their holiday shopping. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Tate Blohr, left, and his brother, Linus, find a clever way to kill time while waiting in line to checkout at the bazaar. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Patricia Rathbone helps wrap presents during the Children's Christmas Bazaar today at TOTH. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Amanda Pekar volunteers today at the Children's Christmas Bazaar at TOTH. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Kathy Quinn helps wrap a

PVHS Concert Band Craft Fair Fundraiser Dec. 15

on December 1, 2018 - 12:56pm
The Pojoaque Valley High School Concert Band will hold its annual Craft Fair Fundraiser Dec. 15 at the PVMS Gym.  
The event 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and includes music, food and a visit from Santa in the Frank B. Lopez Auditorium.
Vendors are still welcome and can contact Victoria at 505.490.3167 for more information.

Council Approves New Address & Street Naming Code

on December 1, 2018 - 5:42am
Los Alamos County Council hears a presentation on the new code for addressing and road naming during the Nov. 27 regular council meeting. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/
Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos County Council unanimously approved an ordinance creating a new County code for addressing and road naming during the Nov. 27 regular council meeting.

Los Alamos County Planning Manager Tamara Baer explained staff recommended changes and clarifications to the original ordinance, first introduced Aug. 9 to council.

PEEC: Learn About Christmas Bird Count Tuesday

on December 1, 2018 - 5:41am
Bird expert Mouser Williams will present a talk on the Los Alamos Christmas Bird Count Dec. 4 at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Courtesy photo
PEEC News:
Join bird expert Mouser Williams Tuesday, Dec. 4 at the Los Alamos Nature Center to learn about the upcoming Los Alamos Christmas Bird Count (CBC). This talk will begin at 7 p.m. and is free to attend.
Williams will provide an introduction to the CBC at this talk and will give an overview of what birding opportunities will be available to the general public this year. The Los Alamos CBC is Sunday, Dec. 16 throughout the day.

SFCC Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair Dec. 8

on December 1, 2018 - 5:40am
SFCC News:
Santa Fe Community College will host the 29th annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 8, in the college’s Main Hallway and Campus Center, 6401 Richards Ave. The event is free and there is plenty of free parking.
The popular community event features about 75 artists, who sell items ranging from fine art to regional handcrafted goods. The Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair gives students and local artists an opportunity to sell their work directly to the public.
Area residents enjoy the festive fair along with the opportunity to support regional