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Scenes From Lowrider Museum Opening In Española

on August 13, 2019 - 8:08am

A new Lowrider Museum opened Aug. 5 in Española and included a hard hat tour at 714 Calle Don Diego St. Photo by John McHale/

Española Mayor Javier Sanchez, right, addresses the large crowd including Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham seated in the front row. Photo by John McHale/

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham compliments the City of Española for recognizing the cultural Lowrider tradition and making it a permanent museum. She added that she herself is sort of a lowrider. Photo by John McHale/

Even the spectators are part of the show inside the museum.

Española YMCA Teen Center Awarded $25,000 Gift For Tutoring & Development

on August 13, 2019 - 7:33am

Scene from activities at the Española YMCA Teen Center. Courtesy/YMCA


Scene from activities at the Española YMCA Teen Center. Courtesy/YMCA


YMCA News:


Española Christmas came in July for the Española YMCA Teen Center in the form of a $25,000 grant award from the Lineberry Foundation.


"The Lineberry Foundation support has been instrumental in helping the Española YMCA Teen Center provide teen programming that helps youth be creative, innovative, and driven to make positive choices for their success," EYTC Director Ben Sandoval said.


The Y opened and has operated the

Environmental Sustainability Board Meets Aug. 15

on August 13, 2019 - 7:29am

On The Job In Los Alamos: Sheri Foley Of Gadgets

on August 13, 2019 - 7:18am
On the job in Los Alamos last Tuesday is Manager Sheri Foley of Gadgets, the gift shop inside the Bradbury Science Museum at 1350 Central Ave. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/

NWS: Today’s High Near 83; Tonight’s Low Around 58

on August 13, 2019 - 7:02am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 83 with sunny skies and tonight’s low around 58. Courtesy/NWS

Daily Postcard: Short-Horned Lizard At Tsankawi

on August 13, 2019 - 6:49am

Daily Postcard: A short-horned Lizard blends in with its natural environment at Tsankawi in Bandelier National Monument. Photo by Sally King/

Rotary Youth Exchange Student Gabriel Dufal Of France Experiences Los Alamos County Fair & Rodeo Parade

on August 12, 2019 - 10:16pm

Rotary Youth Exchange student Gabriel Dufal from Lyon, France sits next to the Rotary Club inflatable as Rotarians Linda Hull, President Phil Dabney, Mike Katko and LeAnne Parsons wait to begin Saturday morning for the Los Alamos County Fair & Rodeo Parade. Dufal is registered as a junior at Los Alamos High School during his year of study here. Photo by Rotarian and float driver Bob Hull

Military Order Of World Wars Meets At VFW Aug. 20

on August 12, 2019 - 10:11pm
MOWW News:
This month’s meeting of the Military Order of the World Wars is Tuesday, Aug. 20.
Have you wondered about the Manhattan District sites behind the LANL fence and when tours to them may be available? Well come and listen to Jeremy Brunette of LANL’s Environmental Stewardship Group tell about the sites and the plans for the future.
Note change in Location. This month’s meeting is in the VFW’s meeting room. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. with a social period followed at 6:25 p.m. by a brief business meeting and dinner. The presentation will begin at about 7:15 p.m.

Tickets Available For Annual ¡Fiesta Los Alamos!

on August 12, 2019 - 9:58pm

Trio Los Amigos de New Mexico perform Mariachi music at a previous ¡Fiesta Los Alamos! Courtesy photo


Rotary Club of Los Alamos invites the community to join its efforts to support local and international service and humanitarian projects that benefit children, families and individuals all over the world as well as right here in Los Alamos and surrounding areas.

¡Fiesta Los Alamos! has become a family tradition and this year is 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17 at Fuller Lodge, 2132 Central Ave.

Attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy traditional Mexican fair catered by

LAPS: New Family Orientation Aug. 14

on August 12, 2019 - 5:40pm

LAPS News:

Anyone new to Los Alamos, or with a student attending one of the Los Alamos Public Schools for the first time, is invited to attend the New Family Orientation noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14 in the gymnasium Aspen Elementary School. 

This is an opportunity to learn more about the schools, the community and local organizations and meet school district leaders and community partners.

The orientation includes time for questions.

Lunch will be provided beginning at 11:30 a.m., ahead of the orientation.

For more information, call 505.663.2222 or email

Los Alamos Genealogical Association Meets Aug. 15

on August 12, 2019 - 5:25pm
LAGA News:
The Los Alamos Genealogical Association will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 15, at the White Rock Public Library.
The program will be presented by Bill Litchman of Albuquerque. His presentation is entitled "Records of Death" and will discuss many of the genealogical records of interest for family historians.
The meeting will be preceded by a no-host social dinner at Pig + Fig at 5:30 p.m. earlier that same evening.

Community Development Staffers Walk Citizens Through Permitting Process During Chamber Breakfast

on August 12, 2019 - 5:11pm
A panel from the Los Alamos County Community Development Department walked the audience through the County permitting processes at the Chamber Business Breakfast Aug. 8 at UNM-Los Alamos. From left, Principal Planner Ryan Foster, Community Development Director Paul Andrus and Building Safety Manager Michael Arellano. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Los Alamos Daily Post
The Los Alamos County Community Development Department strives to make the permitting process fast and painless, but it's not always easy, Director Paul Andrus

Los Alamos Medical Center Unveils Student Artwork

on August 12, 2019 - 10:08am

An ‘Unveiling’ of new murals to be placed in the front foyer as well as one of the Imaging rooms took place Thursday in the lobby of Los Alamos Medical Center. The murals were created by students in the Los Alamos High School Honors Art Program. Photo by John McHale/

From left, Los Alamos Public Schools Superintendent Kurt Steinhaus, LAHS Art students Gabriella Tepley and Erin Scott and LAMC CEO John Whiteside at the mural unveiling event Thursday in the lobby at LAMC. Courtesy/LAMC

Gabriella Tepley is a member of the LAHS chapter of the National Art Honor Society.

California Rotarians Visit Los Alamos Club

on August 12, 2019 - 8:16am

Rotary Club of Los Alamos President Phil Dabney, left, exchanges trade banners with Rotarian Jim Gullette of Plymouth, Calif. Gullette is the sister of local Rotarian Anne Macek and is visiting the Macek family with his wife Suzy, also a Rotarian. He belongs to the Rotary Club of Plymouth Foothills; Suzy belongs to the Passport Rotary Club of Amador. Together the Gullettes own Vino Noceto Winery in Plymouth between Sacramento and Tahoe, producing world-class sangiovese wines. Photo by Linda Hull

LATC 3rd Annual Joel M. Williams Memorial Tennis Tournament Aug. 17-18

on August 12, 2019 - 8:15am

New Mexico Community Foundation Changes Name

on August 12, 2019 - 8:15am
NMF News:
The New Mexico Community Foundation has changed its name to New Mexico Foundation, which better defines its purpose and identity as the only community foundation serving the state of New Mexico.
New Mexico Foundation’s new building is more centrally located at 8 Calle Medico in Santa Fe. The larger building has space available for nonprofit community gatherings, workshops and meetings. 
To celebrate the new location and name, the public is invited to an open house 4-7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27 to meet board and staff and tour the new facilities.

Introducing New Classified LAPS Employees

on August 12, 2019 - 8:14am

Superintendent Kirk Steinhaus welcomes the new classified, nonteacher employees and introduces Assistant Superintendent Jennifer Guy, left, Pinion Principal Ivan Austel, Topper Freshman Academy Principal Jill Gonzales and LAHS Principal Carter Payne. Photo by John McHale/

Photo by John McHale/

Photo by John McHale/

Photo by John McHale/

Introducing New Classified LAPS Custodial Staff

on August 12, 2019 - 8:13am

New Los Alamos Public Schools Custodial Staff. Photo by John McHale/

New Los Alamos Public Schools Custodial Staff. Photo by John McHale/

New Los Alamos Public Schools Custodial Staff. Photo by John McHale/

NWS: Today’s High Near 81; Tonight’s Low Around 56

on August 12, 2019 - 8:10am
The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 81 with sunny skies and tonight’s low around 56. Courtesy/NWS

Daily Postcard: Raindrops Cling To Ivy Leaves

on August 12, 2019 - 8:02am

Raindrops cling to ivy leaves Saturday morning at a residence in White Rock. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Superintendent Kurt Steinhaus Helps Teachers Move Furniture Following Construction Delays And A Flood

on August 11, 2019 - 11:07pm

Los Alamos Public Schools Superintendent Kurt Steinhaus helps kindergarten teacher Becky Littleton move furniture today at Barranca Mesa Elementary School after teachers were delayed getting into their classrooms due to construction delays and then a flood. Photo by Sue Henninger

Scenes From 2019 County Fair & Rodeo Parade

on August 11, 2019 - 9:36pm

Of the 33 entries in the 2019 Los Alamos Fair & Rodeo Parade, first place winner is the Los Alamos Hill Stompers, which always exemplifies this year's theme, Off the Beaten Path ... this wild and crazy band has been off the beaten path for all of its 19 years. Band leader Jeff Favorite plays the  drum at center. The parade is produced by Los Alamos MainStreet and sponsored by Los Alamos County, Enterprise Bank & Trust and Del Norte Credit Union.  Photo by John McHale/
In 2nd place is the Shrine of North America is perhaps best known for its colorful parades, circuses and

Vest Orthodontics Changes Name To Rio Grande Orthodontics

on August 11, 2019 - 10:50am

County Discoveries Action Team Meets Aug. 15

on August 11, 2019 - 10:33am
The next monthly meeting of the Discoveries Action Team (DAT) is 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15 in Council Chambers at the Los Alamos County Municipal Building, 1000 Central Ave.
This month, the only item on the agenda is for the Place-Making and Place-Marketing subgroups to gather and work on their projects. New members interested in joining the team are invited to come to the meeting and observe the work of the subgroups.
Project champions will be available to network with new members and help them learn more about the projects in progress.

League Of Women Voters March In 2019 County Fair & Rodeo Parade To Honor Passage Of 19th Amendment

on August 11, 2019 - 10:19am

Members of the League of Women Voters of Los Alamos march in the 2019 County Fair and Rodeo Parade Saturday morning on Central Avenue to honor the passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote, passed by Congress June 4, 1919, and ratified Aug. 18, 1920. Courtesy photo

The League of Women Voters has been informing Los Alamos voters since 1947. Courtesy photo