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LA Photo Club Show Walkthrough April 16

on April 13, 2019 - 10:09pm
LAPC News:
 
The Los Alamos Photo Club invites the public to attend the walkthrough of the Club’s annual photo show Tuesday, April 16, in the upstairs gallery of the Mesa Public Library. The walkthrough is 7-9 p.m.
 
Participating photographers will be available to discuss and comment on their work with the attendees.

Democratic Party Of Los Alamos Elects New Leadership During Annual Ward And County Convention

on April 13, 2019 - 12:23pm

The Democratic Party of Los Alamos elected new leadership during its annual Ward and County Convention April 6 at Fuller Lodge. Newly elected leadership from left, State Central Committee member Michael Redondo, County Vice Chair Cameron Counters, Party Chair Catherine Ozment and State Central Committee members Carrie Walker, Phil Gursky and Whitney Holland. The DPLA will hold its next meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 13 in Room 631, Building 6 at UNM-LA. Courtesy photo

Scene from the Democratic Party of Los Alamos annual Ward and County Convention April 6 at Fuller Lodge. Courtesy photo

Dist. 43 Rep. Christine Chandler Post-Legislative Coffee Conversation Underway At Pig + Fig Until Noon Today!

on April 13, 2019 - 10:37am

The community is invited to a post-legislative coffee with Dist 43 Rep. Christine Chandler until noon today at Pig + Fig at the corner of Sherwood Boulvard and N.M. 4 in White Rock. Courtesy image

LA Hockey Association Appreciates Community Input

on April 13, 2019 - 10:11am

The LA Hockey Association wants to thank everyone who helped with online inputs about the rink. The rink was not awarded the Kraft Hockeyville Award, but those who did receive it can be found here. The LA Hockey Association did have a great showing on their website and said they will continue applying each year until they win this award. Courtesy photo

Chamber Hosts Visitor Center Ribbon Cutting April 17

on April 13, 2019 - 9:27am

CHAMBER News:

The Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce is celebrating the grand opening of the new Los Alamos Visitor Center location at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 17. The new location is in the Community Building at 475 20th St., Suite A.

Minnie Bakery (http://minniebakery.com/), a new home-based business that prepares made-to-order baked goods, is providing the breads and pastries. Coffee will also be served. Please join us to welcome the Los Alamos Visitor Center back to downtown!

Ribbon cuttings are a benefit of being a Los Alamos Chamber Member.

On The Job In Los Alamos: At CB FOX Tuxedo Center

on April 13, 2019 - 8:41am

On the job in Los Alamos at CB FOX Friday is employee Ryan Guenther modeling one of the tuxedos available to rent while CB FOX Men’s Buyer Diane Young fixes his bow tie. There is still time to rent a tux for the May 4 Los Alamos High School Prom. Orders placed through April 26 get free shipping, but after April 26 there is a $30 shipping charge. Young encourages customers to come in as soon as possible to pick out the size and style they want. CB FOX offers tuxedos in all sizes and styles ranging from ultra slim to traditional.

Cone Zone: Week Of April 15

on April 13, 2019 - 8:31am

COUNTY News:

Public Works/Traffic Division projects:

Pothole Patching on Diamond Drive at Trinity/Canyon/Diamond intersections

Weather permitting, Traffic and Streets Division crews will continue to patch potholes Monday and Tuesday on Diamond Drive. Work will focus on the Diamond Drive southbound lane between Trinity Drive and Canyon Road (in front of the Lemon Lot) during non-peak commuter hours. Because of the confined roadway, work will require temporary turning lane closures using flagging operations to provide safe passage and turning movements through these intersections.

Rotary: Ellen Ben-Naim Discusses First Born Program

on April 13, 2019 - 8:29am

Ellen Ben-Naim, executive director of the First Born Program of Los Alamos (FBPLA), described the nonprofit's service to the community during the April 9 meeting of the Rotary Club of Los Alamos. FBPLA provides ‘parents and primary caregivers with education and support to encourage normal growth and development of happy, healthy babies in positive, nurturing families’. Free home visitation services to all families in Los Alamos County are also provided, and any of the program's services may be requested at any time during pregnancy, at the birth of the baby, or until the baby is two months of
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Juvenile Justice Advisory Board Meets Wednesday

on April 13, 2019 - 7:49am
JJAB News:
 
The next meeting of the Juvenile Justice Advisory Board (JJAB) is 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 17 in Room 230 of Building 2 at UNM-LA.
 
The meeting agenda is available at www.losalamosjjab.com.
 
The public is welcome to attend.
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United Thrift Shop Parking Could Prove Challenging After 10:15 a.m. Wednesday April 17

on April 13, 2019 - 7:47am

United Thrift Shop is open 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Wednesday April 17, but finding parking after 10:15 a.m. could prove challenging due to a memorial service at the church. Courtesy photo

United Thrift Shop News:

United Thrift Shop is open 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Wednesday April 17, but finding parking after 10:15 a.m. could prove challenging.

The church at 2525 Canyon Road is holding a memorial service and volunteer staff is concerned that people know this so they are prepared to search for parking at that time.

 

NWS: Today’s High Near 47, Tonight’s Low Around 29

on April 13, 2019 - 7:41am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 47 with partly sunny skies and a 50 percent chance of snow and rain showers and tonight’s low around 29. Courtesy/NWS

Daily Postcard: Sunset From Anderson Overlook

on April 13, 2019 - 7:26am

Daily Postcard: Sunset viewed early Thursday evening from Anderson Overlook. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

Daily Postcard: Another view early Thursday evening from Anderson Overlook. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

In And Around Town: April 15

on April 12, 2019 - 4:59pm
 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
 
MONDAY, April 15
 
Science on Tap
Join the Bradbury Science Museum and the Los Alamos Creative District for Science On Tap at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 15 at UnQuarked Wine Room. This On Tap will feature a conservation conversation with Dr. Sven Vogel about the Ram's Horn wire gold specimen and DAHRT capabilities at the Lab.
 
TUESDAY, April 16
 
Lunch With A Leader
The League of Women Voters’ community

2019 Los Alamos Living Treasures Ceremony April 28

on April 12, 2019 - 10:15am

COMMUNITY News:

Living Treasures of Los Alamos announces its 2019 Living Treasures Robert “Bob” Benjamin, Joel Dahlby and Denny Erickson.

Living Treasures was created to celebrate the enormous role that so many of our senior citizens have played in the history of Los Alamos. Through their voluntary efforts they have come to serve as models and mentors providing inspiration with their involvement, commitment, perserverance, hope, heart and wisdom. They are the folk heroes who live among us. To learn more, visit www.livingtreasureslosalamos.org.

The men will be honored at a special

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County Council Approves New Water Rates

on April 12, 2019 - 9:51am
Los Alamos County Council looks at the proposed new rates for water usage during the April 2 meeting. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post
 

Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities (DPU) customer water rates are going up 6.25 percent in the next billing cycle.

Council adopted the new rates at its April 2 meeting in a vote of 6-1. Councilor Antonio Maggiore opposed the increase.

While the rate increase was approved; Council asked DPU administrators to address the recent rash of utility billing inaccuracies some

County: Discoveries Action Team Meets April 18

on April 12, 2019 - 8:01am

COUNTY News:

The next monthly meeting of the Discoveries Action Team (DAT) will take place 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, April 18 in the Pajarito Room of Fuller Lodge.

The team has changed the format for its meetings for 2019.

This month, the meeting will focus upon updates from the champions about various projects in progress within the Place-Making and Place-Marketing subgroups. New members interested in joining the team are invited to come to the meeting. Participants are asked to bring their own lunch.

Some of the projects in progress are:

  • Marketing a Discovery Trail for Los Alamos

White Rock Branch Library Features One-Of-A-Kind Art

on April 12, 2019 - 7:49am
Los Alamos County Art in Public Places Board Member Pete Carson stands in front of the fireplace at the White Rock Branch Library where the glass woven kites will be installed. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
A rendition of the new artwork being installed at the White Rock Branch Library. Courtesy image
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post

Right now, the fire place at the White Rock Branch Library is just a blank space but soon it will feature artwork that is truly one-of-a-kind.

In October, Los Alamos County Council approved to purchase eight

Los Alamos Chamber Of Commerce Business Page

on April 12, 2019 - 7:46am

Metal Houses In Western Area Unique Piece Of History

on April 12, 2019 - 7:41am

Lustron home in Western Area. Courtesy photo

By Sharon Snyder
Los Alamos Historical Society

In the years following World War II, the United States experienced a housing boom. Young GIs returned home eager to buy a house, settle down, and start families, but housing shortages made that American Dream problematic. The Truman administration made the rapid production of housing a priority, and the federally operated Reconstruction Finance Corporation (RFC) awarded loans to businesses in the housing industry who demonstrated innovative ideas for rapid home construction.

 “The housing industry,

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Los Alamos County; Local Business Offer Education For Safe And Fun Dog Walking Excursions

on April 12, 2019 - 7:33am
Nik Ramburn and Cait Fischer with one of their dogs. Ramburn and Fischer recently started their business, Good Dog Pack Hikes and Training. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post

Spring’s arrival means warmer temperatures and longer days and as a result signifies the growing desire of pet owners to click the leash on their pets and head to the trails.

But before dogs and their owners head off on their hikes or walks, there are a few things to keep in mind.

Los Alamos County Code includes the following requirements:

On The Job In Los Alamos: Handbags Of Hope Founder And Volunteers

on April 12, 2019 - 6:51am

On the job in Los Alamos Thursday evening are Handbags of Hope volunteers from left, Joyce Romero, LeAnne Parsons, Katy Korkos, Saree Clark and 5-yr-old Makiah Clark. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com                              

COMMUNITY News:

Handbags of Hope is a community collaborative effort in Los Alamos founded by LeAnne Parsons of Legacy Now Lived.

Parsons is a professional life/leadership coach serving individuals, groups and organizations in Los Alamos and beyond.

SFCC Hosts ‘One World. Many Cultures!’ April 16

on April 12, 2019 - 6:41am
SFCC News:
 
Santa Fe Community College hosts “One World. Many Cultures!” multicultural event 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 16 in the main hallway and SFCC Courtyard.
 
This free event is sponsored by the President’s Diversity Advisory Council in conjunction with the Student Government Association, Student Activities, Student Ambassadors and Enlace.
 
The resource fair will include entertainment, booths and information. Call for 505.428.1686 information.

NWS: Today’s High Near 44, Tonight’s Low Around 29

on April 12, 2019 - 6:35am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 44 with a 50 percent chance of snow showers before noon, then scattered rain showers. Some thunder is possible. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. Tonight’s low around 29. Courtesy/NWS

Daily Postcard: White Caps On Ashley Pond

on April 12, 2019 - 6:34am
Daily Postcard: Strong winds made for some interesting fountain patterns Thursday on Ashley Pond. Photo by Geoff Reeves

All Aggies And Their Families Invited To Muster

on April 11, 2019 - 10:26pm

LOCAL News:

All Texas Aggies and their families are invited to muster at 6 p.m., April 22 in Graves Hall at the United Church of Los Alamos, 2525 Canyon Road. Use the Rose Street entrance; an elevator is available.

Guest speaker will be  Ann Huskinson, who will give a presentation titled, “Gig ‘Em from an Aggie Wannabe!”

A BBQ dinner with all the fixings will be served. The cost is $12 for adults, $6 for young Aggies 6-12 and it is free for wee Aggies 5 and younger.

RSVP by April 16 to Nancy Bliss at 505.660.8642 or Lauryn Hoch at lauryn.a.smith@aggienetwork.com.

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