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Community Invited To Lent Fish Dinner At IHM Friday

on April 11, 2019 - 10:19pm

This special dinner 5-7 p.m. Friday is being prepared by IHM youth and the community is invited to attend. Courtesy/IHM

Science On Tap With Dr. Sven Vogel April 15

on April 11, 2019 - 10:09pm
Dr. Sven Vogel will discuss the Ram's Horn wire gold specimen and DAHRT capabilities at the Lab at Science On Tap at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 15 at UnQuarked Wine Room. Courtesy photo
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.
Recently, researchers at the Los Alamos Neutron Science Center (LANSCE) had the unique opportunity to

Lunch With A Leader: Lt. Gov. Howie Morales April 16

on April 11, 2019 - 9:50pm
Lt. Gov. Howie Morales
LWV News:
The League of Women Voters’ community event, Lunch with a Leader, is 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, April 16 in Mesa Public Library. 
This months Lunch with a Leader guest speaker is Lt. Gov. Howie Morales.
Lt. Gov. Morales was raised in Silver City and has spent his entire life working to improve the lives of people in his community and across the state. Since 2008, he has been an aggressive leader for children and classrooms in the State Senate, fighting to make every corner of New Mexico a better place to live.
Lt. Gov.

DPU Manager Tim Glasco To Retire In July

on April 11, 2019 - 4:34pm
DPU Manager Tim Glasco will retire in July. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/
Los Alamos Daily Post

The Department of Public Utilities (DPU) saw a lot of changes and improvements under Manager Tim Glasco’s tenure.

It’s water and wastewater systems were given significant improvements. A new wastewater treatment plant was constructed in Los Alamos and advanced metering infrastructure was successfully procured.   

Glasco, who has worked for almost 24 years for Los Alamos County, shepherded the transfer of the water production system from

Judges Needed For Int’l. Science & Engineering Fair

on April 11, 2019 - 4:25pm
A scene from a previous International Science and Engineering Fair. Courtesy photo
ISEF News:
Judges are being sought for the International Science and Engineering Fair May 12-17 in Phoenix, Ariz.
Judges are needed for all categories, but they are desperately needed in Energy: Chemical, Energy: Physical Plant Sciences, Microbiology, Computational Biology & Bioinformatics, Environmental Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and Animal Sciences.
Descriptions of all of the categories can be found here.

Two useful flyers with information on judging. One is general for all judges:

Climate Reality Leader Speaks At Mesa Library April 18

on April 11, 2019 - 4:24pm

Library News:

Dr. Julia Ying of the Climate Reality Leadership Corps will offer a talk, slideshow and discussion, 7 p.m., April 18, upstairs at Mesa Public Library.

Ying is one of thousands of trained Climate Reality Leaders from over 135 countries trained by Climate Reality founder and Chairman Al Gore. She retired from General Medical Practice in Sydney, Australia, and is a happy grandmother to five grandchildren. She now lives in Los Alamos.

Los Alamos Clay Artists Featured In Clay Show

on April 11, 2019 - 4:03pm

Pieces that will be featured in the Celebration of Clay: Many Hands, Many Ways. Courtesy photo

ART News:

Los Alamos clay artists Darla Graff Thompson and Gloria Gilmore-House will represent Los Alamos in the Celebration of Clay: Many Hands, Many Ways at the Gallery at Santa Fe Clay.

The show will host its opening reception 5-7 p.m. April 26 at the Gallery at Santa Fe Clay, located in the Rail Yard District at 45 Camino de la Familia. The show continues through May 31.

 Graff Thompson’s and Gilmore-House’s work is shown at the Fuller Lodge Art Center, which debuted the Celebration of Clay

On The Job In Los Alamos: Susan Glen At LAVNS

on April 11, 2019 - 7:57am

On the job in Los Alamos is Susan Glen, MSW, of the Los Alamos Visiting Nurse Service, 2202 Canyon Road, braving the wind Wednesday to visit a patient off the hill. Glen assists patients to obtain resources in order to help them live the best quality of life possible. Formed in 1973, LAVNS is a not for profit organization providing home health and hospice services in Los Alamos County, northern Santa Fe County and parts of Rio Arriba County.

Nolan Has Perfect Prediction In Weekly Pace Race

on April 11, 2019 - 7:54am
The race is on Tuesday in the Atomic City Road Runners weekly pace race on the lower Bayo Canyon Road at the bottom of Main Hill Road. Courtesy/ACRR
Scene from the Atomic City Road Runners weekly pace race Tuesday on the lower Bayo Canyon Road at the bottom of Main Hill Road. Courtesy/ACRRCourtesy/ACRR
ACRR News:
Logan Nolen, 8, had a perfect prediction with a 13:14 time in the 1 mile race in the Atomic City Road Runners weekly pace race Tuesday on the lower Bayo Canyon Road at the bottom of Main Hill Road. 
Other accurate predictors were: Tony Borek with a 11 second difference; Lynn

LAPS Hosts ‘Health & Safety Information Session’ For Families 5:30-6:30 P.M. Today

on April 11, 2019 - 7:41am
LAPS News:
Have you ever seen a JUUL? Do you know what wax is? How about a Xany bar? Do you know that dabbing is more than the latest new dance move? Have you ever seen something suspicious and wondered who you should tell?
If you have no idea what these terms refer to or have questions/concerns about emerging trends with e-cigarettes, prescription and illegal drugs, this information session is for you!
Los Alamos Public Schools will host an informational meeting to learn more about these important topics as well as its new Say Something Anonymous Reporting

NWS: Today’s High Near 46, Tonight’s Low Around 28

on April 11, 2019 - 7:23am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high near 46 with partly sunny skies and wind gusts as high as 30 mph, and tonight’s low around 28. Courtesy/NWS


Daily Postcard: Fiery Sunrise Viewed From Quemazon

on April 11, 2019 - 7:16am

Daily Postcard: A fiery sunrise viewed Tuesday from Quemazon. Photo by Trisha Ancell

Final Update Tonight On Fire In Los Alamos Canyon

on April 10, 2019 - 9:12pm
News Alert:
Los Alamos Firefighters made good progress by sundown today on the fire in Los Alamos Canyon.
Firefighters are mopping up and will be monitoring throughout the night the area where an approximately 3-acre fire ignited about 4:30 p.m. today near the Canyon Rim Trailhead east of N.M. 502 and across from the Co+op Market and Holiday Inn Express.
This will be the last update this evening.

Fire In Los Alamos Canyon Consumes About 3 Acres

on April 10, 2019 - 6:15pm

Los Alamos Firefighters are on the scene of a fire burning this afternoon in Los Alamos Canyon, which as of 5:20 p.m. today has consumed about 3 acres. Photo by John McHale/

Los Alamos Firefighters are on the scene of a fire burning this afternoon in Los Alamos Canyon, which as of 5:20 p.m. today has consumed about 3 acres. Photo by John McHale/

News Alert:

Los Alamos Fire Department Firefighters responded to a fire this afternoon that has consumed approximately 3 acres down in Los Alamos Canyon near the Canyon Rim Trailhead east of N.M.

News Alert: Fire Breaks Out In Los Alamos Canyon

on April 10, 2019 - 4:55pm

News Alert:

Los Alamos Fire Department firefighters are responding to a fire down in Los Alamos Canyon near the Canyon Rim Trailhead across N.M. 502 from the Co+op Market and Holiday Inn Express.

This is in same area where a 4-acre fire occurred March 29.

N.M. 502 remains open to traffic but motorists are urged to avoid this area if possible.

Check back at for more details on this developing story.

Sirphey’s First Holi Festival: A Communal Celebration Of Colors At Fuller Lodge 11 A.M. Sunday

on April 10, 2019 - 3:43pm
Sirphey owner Prashant Jain during a color fight at last year's Holi festival. Courtesy photo
Sirphey is hosting its first annual Holi festival, at 11 a.m. Sunday April14 at Fuller Lodge. The community is invited and urged to wear white so that the colors really stand out!
Holi is the most colorful festival on earth, wherein communities come together for food, music, and of course, a color fight.

New Mexico Delegation Introduces Bipartisan, Bicameral Federal Legislation Prohibiting School ‘Lunch Shaming’

on April 10, 2019 - 3:33pm

New Mexico Delegation News:

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. House Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) signed onto legislation from Rep. Deb Haaland and other New Mexico delegation members including Rep. Xochitl Torres Small, along with U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich, to prohibit school “lunch shaming” – the practice of discriminating against or stigmatizing children who have outstanding credit or don’t have enough money to pay for meals at school.

The Anti-Lunch Shaming Act would ban schools from singling out children — such as by requiring them to wear hand stamps or do

On The Job In Los Alamos: At Hans Bethe House

on April 10, 2019 - 3:13pm

On the Job in Los Alamos recently is Bathtub Row Press Manager Michelle Stump in the Hans Bethe House, 1350 Bathtub Row, standing before the Noble Prize for Physics awarded in 1995 to Frederick Reines. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Jenn Bartram/

CHI St. Joseph’s Children: Call For Vigilance In Response To Recent Child Neglect And Abuse Cases

on April 10, 2019 - 2:29pm

CHI St. Joseph’s Children News:

  • After Three High Profile Child Abuse Cases In Five Day ... CHI St. Joseph’s Children Calls For Vigilance

ALBUQUERQUE – The Largest Home Visiting Program in the state, CHI St. Joseph’s Children, calls upon all New Mexicans for vigilance and action to prevent child abuse.

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and tragedies over the last several days have heightened the urgency to truly make our state a safe place for our children.

The cases of 5-year-old, Sarah, who was beaten to death; the 8-year-old girl critically wounded by a gunshot; and

Chamisa Elementary Hosts Glow Run April 26

on April 10, 2019 - 2:12pm
LAPS News:
Lace up your running shoes and join in the fun at the Chamisa Elementary Glow Run April 26. Open to children and adults, runners and walkers can choose between a 5k or a one mile course.
All particpants will receive glow jewelry, snacks and water. They will also be entered to win great door prizes. An exciting part of the evening is the Underwater Glow Tunnel. The black light underwater-scape will be available to anyone there that night.
In addition, the Hillstompers will be on hand to entertain runners and supporters.
“It will be a lot of fun for everyone,”

County DWI Planning Council Meeting April 11

on April 10, 2019 - 1:37pm

Operation Hiring Heroes Employment Event April 10

on April 10, 2019 - 1:33pm

Registration For NM PreK Opens At LAPS April 10

on April 10, 2019 - 1:30pm
LAPS News:
Registration for the New Mexico PreK program at Los Alamos Public Schools opens at 8 a.m., Wednesday, April 10
There are two half-day programs available (AM or PM, 3 hours each) located at Piñon Elementary School in White Rock. Enrollment for the NM PreK program is by lottery.
To participate in this program, your child must:
  • Be 4 years old on or before August 31, 2019; and
  • Reside in Los Alamos County (this program is not eligible for open enrollment).
If your child lives within the Piñon school zone, bus transportation will be available.

Scenes From Girls Softball Game

on April 10, 2019 - 10:53am

Coach Robbie Harris goes over the line-up and game strategies before the Los Alamos Hilltoppers take to the field to play the Moriarty Pintos in Moriarty this past Tuesday. On paper the two teams seemed to by evenly matched, but as the game progressed that was not the case.  The Toppers scored 4 runs in the first inning and kept slugging away to the 5th inning when the game was called by the mercy rule at 18-3. With this win the Toppers are 8-7 overall. Photo by John McHale/

Savana Luster pitched the four innings and allowed six hits and had three strikeouts. Photo by John

LAFD Presents Station 4 With Phoenix Award

on April 10, 2019 - 9:47am

These Los Alamos Firefighters from Station 4 are honored this morning for saving the life of a person suffering a heart attack: Capt. Gerard Coriz, Driver Paramedic Van Leimer, Firefighter Paramedic Dylan Mahoney, Firefighter Paramedic Dustin Rogers, Firefighter Randall Robles, Firefighter Joshua Urban and Firefighter Shannon Evans. Courtesy/LAFD

LAFD News:

This morning, the Los Alamos Fire Department (LAFD) was proud to present Station 4-B Shift with a Phoenix Award.

The Phoenix Award, which began in January of 2017, is awarded to personnel who have been involved in calls where the