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St. Patrick's Day Dance Party: Celebrate With Jenny And The Mexicats At The National Hispanic Cultural Center

on March 11, 2018 - 1:23am
NHCC News:
ALBUQUERQUE ― Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a night of fun with Jenny and the Mexicats at the National Hispanic Cultural Center at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 17 in the Grand Ball Room, Pete V. Domenici Education Center.
Tickets are $25, and are available from the NHCC Box Office, at (505).724.4771, or at The event is presented in partnership with Pop FizzAMP Concerts, and Tricklock Company.
Jenny and the Mexicats have been described as a "revelation in true world music," as well as a band that "came together in an amazing way." Lead singer Jenny,

LAPD Officer Deploys To Middle East

on March 11, 2018 - 1:22am

Los Alamos Police Cpl. Natalee Trujillo is deploying to the Middle East next month with the U.S. Army Reserves. A 2006 graduate of Los Alamos High School, she was last deployed in 2014 to Afghanistan. She has been a police officer for four years and plans to return to LAPD following a year of military leave. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

LANB Brings Students From El Camino Real Academy To Bradbury Science Museum

on March 11, 2018 - 1:20am
El Camino Real Academy 5th graders visit to the Bradbury Science Musuem thanks to a generous transportation grant from Los Alamos National Bank. Photo by Linda Anderman/BSM

An El Camino Real Academy 5th grader at the Bradbury Museum during a field trip sponsored by LANB. Photo by Linda Anderman/BSM


BSMA News:
Twenty-five 5th graders from El Camino Real Academy enjoyed a field trip to the Bradbury Science Museum, thanks to a grant provided by Los Alamos National Bank, that pays for the student’s and teacher’s transportation to the museum.
Liddie Martinez, LANB Market President

LAPD Announces Annual Employee Awards

on March 11, 2018 - 1:15am

Los Alamos Police Department staff at their annual awards banquet, from left, Det. Matt Lyon, Det. Ryan Wolking, Sgt Daniel Roberts, Sgt. Chris Ross, Det. Sgt. James Rodriguez, Cpl. James Keane and Chief Dino Sgambellone. Photo by Kateri Morris

Los Alamos Alamos Police Cpl. Adele McKenze who is the school resource officer for Los Alamos High School receives the Officer of the Year Award from Chief Dino Sgambellone. Courtesy photo


The Los Alamos Police Department has announced the names of those who received awards during its annual banquet honoring employees for their

LAPS: Community Budget Meeting March 19

on March 11, 2018 - 1:11am
LAPS News:
The next Los Alamos Public Schools Budget Meeting is 5:30-7:00 p.m. Monday, March 19, in the White Rock Branch Library.
Parents, students, staff and community members are invited to attend and participate in the conversation.
The meeting will include a review of the budget development process and time for community members to ask questions, give ideas and suggest how funds would be best utilized.  
School Board Members will also be discussing the budget during the upcoming School Board Work Session March 29 at the Topper Freshman Academy, as well as during the

SGR Presents Legislative Wrap-up To Rotary Club

on March 11, 2018 - 1:07am

Dist. 43 State Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard recently presented a legislative wrap-up at a Rotary Club meeting, describing this year's session at the Roundhouse. Photo by Rob Metcalf

Belisama Irish Dance: Rhythm Of Fire March 17

on March 11, 2018 - 1:05am
Courtesy/Minesh Bacrania
ART News:
Belisama Irish Dance School invites the community to attend Rhythm of Fire 2018, this St. Patrick’s Day at 5 p.m., at the James A. Little Theater at the Santa Fe School for the Deaf in Santa Fe.
A fun, energetic evening of Irish dance and music, ranging from the traditional to more contemporary is great for the whole family. Maria Jones performs on fiddle with her original Irish and Scottish tunes.
Tickets are $15 for children/students/seniors and $20 for adults. Visit to purchase.
Belisama Irish Dance School has

Apple Hill String Quartet Residency In Los Alamos

on March 11, 2018 - 1:04am
The Apple Hill String Quartet will host a one-day residency March 22 in Los Alamos. Courtesy photo
LAAC News:
The Apple Hill String Quartet will host a one-day residency featuring a free master class 3:30-5 p.m. and a gala concert 7-8:30 p.m. March 22 in Fuller Lodge in Los Alamos.
Called “dashing and extraordinary” by Strad Magazine, the Apple Hill String Quartet has earned praise around the world for its concerts that present interpretive mastery of traditional repertoire, neglected masterpieces, and music from around the world, as well as world premieres and commissioned

Lenten Ecumenical Series Continues Thursday

on March 11, 2018 - 1:03am

The White Rock United Methodist Bell Choir performing at a March 8 worship service. Courtesy photo

FUMC News:

The Lenten Ecumenical Series “For Such a Time as This …” will continue Thursday with Lisa Jo Bezner of First United Methodist Church of Los Alamos preaching “The Feast” on Esther 7: 1-4. 

Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church will be providing the music and officiating for the evening.

Adult classes this year will be Virtue and Vice in the Marvel Universe by Father Chris Adams Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church; The Four Acts of Prayer by the Rev.

Daily Postcard: Families Visit Ashley Pond

on March 11, 2018 - 1:01am

Daily Postcard: Balmy weather Saturday afternoon drew families to Ashley Pond. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

YCC Job Applications Open At The Family YMCA

on March 10, 2018 - 8:33pm

Class Of ‘98 Launches Topper Trot ... Open To Public

on March 10, 2018 - 9:17am

LAHS Class Of ‘98 Reunion News:


To all Los Alamos area friends and supporters ... the 1st ever Topper Trot 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run, presented by the Class of ‘98 is now open for registration.


The event is July 7 in Los Alamos as part of the Class of ‘98 reunion activities.


This specific activity is open to the public and proceeds from the event will benefit the LAPS Foundation.


Register here: 

Los Alamos County Accepting Applications To Fill One Vacancy On Board Of Public Utilities

on March 10, 2018 - 8:26am


Los Alamos County is accepting applications until April 12 to fill one position on the Board of Public Utilities (BPU). 

Comprising five voting members, the BPU governs the Department of Public Utilities (DPU), a county-owned utility that provides Los Alamos with electric, water, natural gas and wastewater services. The selected individual will fill a position to be vacated July 1 due to an expiring term. Applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Thursday, April 12. 

Interested parties can complete the online application at All

Rotary Hears Plans For Local Polaris Charter School

on March 10, 2018 - 7:52am
LAPS School Board Member Bill Hargraves, acting as a private citizen, and Liz Martineau gave a program recently at the Rotary Club of Los Alamos, detailing plans to begin a Polaris Charter School in Los Alamos for 6th-8th grade students. Photo by Rob Metcalf

County: Notice Of Possible Quorum March 13

on March 10, 2018 - 7:30am

National Plant A Flower Day Monday, March 12

on March 10, 2018 - 7:28am
Celebrate National Plant a Flower Day with the Los Alamos County Community Services Department. 
Pick up a FREE packet of Wildflower Seed Mix Monday, March 12 at the Los Alamos County Golf Course, Aquatic Center, Mesa Public Library, White Rock Branch Library or the Customer Care Center in the Municipal Building.
BLOOM! Story Times are 10:10-10:40 a.m., March 14 at the White Rock Branch Library for ages 0-5, and 10:30-11 a.m., March 15 at Mesa Public Library for ages 3-5.

Rotary Club Seeks Young Leaders For Camp

on March 10, 2018 - 7:24am


The Rotary Club of Los Alamos is seeking young leaders (High School Juniors ONLY) with an interest in attending a week long camp in the Manzano Mountains in July. 

Boy’s Camp is Sunday, July 15 to Saturday, July 21. Girl’s Camp is Saturday, July 21 to Friday, July 27.

Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) is a program that originated with Rotary International and has subsequently been specifically designed by Rotary District 5520 for the students in New Mexico.

Joint County Officials Meet And Greet Tuesday

on March 10, 2018 - 7:24am

Daily Postcard: Sundog Spotted Above Bomber Field

on March 10, 2018 - 6:58am

Daily Postcard: A sundog is spotted Thursday evening above Bomber Field. A sundog is a concentrated patch of sunlight occasionally seen about 22° to the left or right of the Sun. Sundogs often form in pairs on either side of the Sun when sunlight refracts through icy clouds containing hexagonal platecrystals aligned with their large, flat faces parallel to the ground. Source: Photo by John McHale/

Venice Baroque Orchestra Concert Is Cancelled

on March 9, 2018 - 5:02pm

LACA News:

Due to flight delays, the Los Alamos Concert Association cancelled tonight's performance featuring the Venice Baroque Orchestra. The concert was to be held at 7 p.m., today at Crossroads Bible Church.

If the concert association can reschedule this concert, it will widely publicize the new date, time and venue in regional newspapers, e-mail notices, on its website and on its telephone message line.

If the concert association is unable to reschedule this concert for later this season, it will offer several possible options to ticket holders.

Frederick Reines Work At Hans Bethe House

on March 9, 2018 - 12:19pm
Robert Reines stands next to his father's Nobel Prize medal in the Hans Bethe House. Photo by Todd Nickols
Frederick Reines/Courtesy photo
Los Alamos Historical Society
The only Nobel Prize won for work done at the laboratory in Los Alamos is justly on display in the Los Alamos History Museum’s Hans Bethe House.
The world’s top physics prize was awarded to Frederick Reines in 1995 for the discovery of the nuetrino, a subatomic particle produced by the decay of radioactive elements.

70th Anniversary Skiesta Saturday March 17

on March 9, 2018 - 12:06pm

Labor Management Relations Board Meets Monday

on March 9, 2018 - 11:09am
The Labor Management Relations Board meets at 11:30 a.m. Monday, March 12, in Room 110 in the Los Alamos County Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.
The meeting is open to the public.

I.   Call to Order
II. Public Comment for items not on the Agenda
III. Business – Hearing on PPC-2018-001 The Board will hear arguments, deliberate, and take action on the question of sufficiency regarding PPC2018-001 pursuant to Section 3.4 of the LMRB Rules and Regulations.

Sipapu Hosts 15th Annual Cardboard Derby Saturday

on March 9, 2018 - 10:59am
Courtesy/Sipapu Ski Resort
VADITO  This Saturday, Sipapu Ski Resort hosts its annual spring competition, the 15th Annual Cardboard Derby, Sipapu’s most popular family-friendly competition. Saturday, March 10, guests race their hand-built cardboard vessels down the mountain for a chance to win one of dozens of great prizes.
Guests build their own vessel using only cardboard, duct tape, string or twine, and paint. Then they race down the mountain on Saturday for a chance to win prizes.

County Website Temporarily Unavailable Overnight

on March 9, 2018 - 10:53am


Los Alamos County’s website,, will be temporarily unavailable starting at 9 p.m. today until 4 a.m. Saturday, March 10.

The third-party host, Civic Live, will be moving the website over to a new server as part of a maintenance upgrade.