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Youth Shakespeare Festival Santa Fe At Meow Wolf

on December 1, 2018 - 5:40am

Scenes From ‘The Nutcracker And The Mouse King’

on November 30, 2018 - 9:41pm
Snow Queen (Rebecca Brug) and Snow King (Giovanni Echave). Dance Arts Los Alamos presents 'The Nutcracker and the Mouse King' tonight and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Duane Smith Auditorium. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Sugar Plum Fairy (Ellie Oldham) and her Cavelier (Giovanni Echave). Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Snow dancers. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Clara (Madison Kachelmeier) and The Nutcracker Prince (Avery Hinckley). Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Herr Drosselmeyer (Jeffrey Favorite). Photo by Bonnie J.

LANB Adopts Two Families For Christmas

on November 30, 2018 - 5:07pm

Los Alamos National Bank Private Client Services Banker Elizabeth Bailey, left, and LANB Los Alamos Market President Liddie Martinez at the bank Thursday where they announced that LANB in Los Alamos has adopted two families for the Christmas season, one from Los Alamos and another from Espanola. Both families are struggling to make Christmas a reality for their children, so LANB is working to provide them with a special holiday this year.

Gallery Of Conscience Exhibit Opening Jan. 6

on November 30, 2018 - 3:27pm
Aymar Ccopacatty working on the community trash loom Aug. 2 at MOIFA during the Arts Alive program. Photo by Chloe Accardi

Adelina Garcia with clay pig piece during an April 10 healing pottery workshop at Elder Kathy Wan Povi Sanchez’ house, San Ildefonso Pueblo. Photo by Chloe Accardi

MIFA News:

SANTA FE The Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe is hosting an opening reception for a new exhibition in the Gallery of Conscience entitled Community through Making.
The public opening is 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6 and features artists talking 1-2 p.m.

Chamber Member Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op Helps With California Camp Fire Today

on November 30, 2018 - 10:25am
The Camp Fire broke out Nov. 8 near the town of Paradise, Calif., and within minutes raged through the community, obliterating a football-field-size-per- second of everything in its path, destroying nearly 10,000 homes, killing many residents and leveling the town of 27,000 people.
The fire, still raging on is already the most destructive wildfire in California’s history.
Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op in Central Park Square in downtown Los Alamos is participating in a nationwide fundraising effort to support impacted communities.

50th Annual Earth Treasure Show Dec. 8-9

on November 30, 2018 - 10:23am

SFCC Nurses Pinning Ceremony Dec. 5

on November 30, 2018 - 9:53am
SFCC News:
Santa Fe Community College hosts a Nurses Pinning Ceremony at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 5 in the Jemez Rooms on campus at 6401 Richards Ave.
The pinning ceremony is a time-honored nursing school tradition that dates back to the 1860s when Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, was awarded the Red Cross of St. George in recognition for her service during the Crimean War. To share the honor, she in turn presented the medal of excellence to her brightest graduates. By 1916, the practice of pinning new nursing graduates was standard throughout the U.S.
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Mesa Public Library Reopens On Schedule Tuesday

on November 30, 2018 - 9:33am

Mesa Public Library reopens Tuesday, Dec. 4. Courtesy photo


Crews and staff are preparing to reopen Mesa Public Library on schedule Tuesday, Dec. 4. The heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system will be in operation allowing for public occupancy.

Note: Crews will still be performing work to replace light fixtures, fine tuning the HVAC system and cleaning. Some areas of the library will be temporarily restricted to allow for light replacement but should only affect a few aisles per day.

Other areas will remain closed to the public including the 3rd floor meeting rooms

Daily Postcard: Night Falls Over Saint Job Of Pochaiv

on November 30, 2018 - 8:32am

Daily Postcard: Night falls on the golden onion dome Saturday above Saint Job of Pochaiv Orthodox Christian Church at 1319 Trinity Dr. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

LAHS Pegasus Staff Thanks Community

on November 29, 2018 - 4:24pm
From left, sophmore Dana Urbatsch, sophmore Katherine Fanning, senior Kyla Roberts, freshman Elizabeth Booton, sophmore Amelia Duffy, Pegasus Sponsor Ildikó Nadaskay-Goeller and freshman Hunter Wolfe. Courtesy/LAPS
Sophomore Pegasus Staff Member

Saturday, Oct. 6 was a windy and surprisingly chilly morning. The town was unusually quiet as most people cuddled up inside.

And yet, within the parking lot at Los Alamos High School, you would have seen dozens of people happily milling about.

The fences were covered in clothes that danced in the wind.

Community Invited To Holiday Tree Lighting Dec. 8

on November 29, 2018 - 2:42pm


The public is invited to join the Los Alamos County Council as they light up the holiday tree in the Municipal Building lobby at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8.

The event is part of the Main Street Association’s Winterfest and there will be free refreshments in the lobby along with a free “selfie” photo booth with a winter scenic backdrop and fun photo props provided inside Council Chambers.

Coro de Camara will be providing holiday tunes when doors to the lobby open at 5 p.m. and the lobby will remain open until 6 p.m. when the light parade begins on Central Avenue.

WR Presbyterian Provides Warm Up At Light Parade

on November 29, 2018 - 2:08pm

White Rock Presbyterian Church will offer complimentary hot beverages during the Lights Parade Dec. 8. Courtesy photo


Los Alamos Winterfest and the Festival of Lights Parade is a great opportunity for friends and neighbors in Los Alamos to meet each other, share holiday greetings and make new friends. It’s a time to celebrate what it means to be a community that shares both its heritage, and its optimism for the future, and that cares for one another.

White Rock Presbyterian Church (WRPC) is thankful to be a part of the Los Alamos community and would like to extend a warm

JJAB Co-founder/Chair Alan Kirk Steps Down

on November 29, 2018 - 9:58am

JJAB Co-founder/Chair Alan Kirk and JJAB Coordinator Lisa Zuhn at Kirk's last JJAB Board meeting Wednesday night at UNM-LA. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

From left, JJAB Co-founder/Chair Alan Kirk, LAPS Healthy Schools Program Director Kristine Coblentz and JJAB Co-founder/County Councilor Morrie Pongratz chat at Kirk's last JJAB Board meeting Wednesday night at UNM-LA. Photo by Carol A. Clark/
Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos County Municipal Court Judge Alan S.

Coffee & Connections At Fleur de Lys 10 a.m. Today!

on November 29, 2018 - 9:43am

YMCA Raises $4,800 To Help Local Teen Centers

on November 29, 2018 - 9:13am

All children are welcome at the YMCA After School Program. Courtesy photo


Development Director
The Family YMCA
Together, in a single day, we raised $4,800 toward helping 2,500 youth served at our teen centers in Española and Los Alamos, and 300 people at our YMCA.
This is a great success!
We are grateful for the loving, caring spirit that moved our donors now and all year. At 7 p.m., Tuesday night, our #GivingTuesday total sat at $2,300, given by 36 friends, and then I got an email pledge from one more individual that took us to $4,800. WOW.
So today is

Zero Waste Gift Ideas: Thinking Outside The Gift Box

on November 29, 2018 - 9:00am


Los Alamos, New Mexico— It’s November, and that means the seasonal food- and gift-based holidays are right around the corner! Every year at this time, I walk through stores crammed with festive lights, oversized toys, and decorated conifers, and it reminds me of the extent of consumerism.

Many of us are unaware of how much our gifts cost – not to our wallets, but to our planet. Manufacturing and transporting goods has become so efficient that most of us are blind to it. Things magically appear at the store for us to buy and take home.

Scenes From Recent Rotary Club Meetings

on November 29, 2018 - 8:54am

Recipients of Rotary Community Funding Requests, Fall 2018, gathered recently at the Rotary Club of Los Alamos to receive awards of up to $500 for their nonprofit organizations. From left, Catherine Aguilar, Beverly Post and Steve Glick of the Rio Arriba Adult Literacy Program; Chris Monteith and Shashi Charles of the Los Alamos Arts Council; Rotary Club President Vincent Chiravalle; LAMS student Nick of LAMS Computer Projects; David Sutton of Habitat for Humanity, Los Alamos and Española Valley; T.J.

Los Alamos Arts Council Brown Bag Show Features Giachetti Piano Quartet At Fuller Lodge Dec. 5

on November 29, 2018 - 8:44am

Members of the The Giachetti Piano Quartet, from left, Brian Newnam, Shanalyn Kemme, seated, Cindy Little and Ari Le perform at noon Dec. 5 at Fuller Lodge. Courtesy photo


The Arts Council invites the public to attend the Brown Bag performance of The Giachetti Piano Quartet noon Wednesday, Dec. 5, in Fuller Lodge.

The members of The Giachetti Piano Quartet are Cindy Little (Piano), Ari Le (Violin), Brian Newnam (Viola) and Shanalyn Kemme (Cello). The Giachetti Piano Quartet grew from the Trio de Los Alamos, which began in 2003. Cellist Shanalyn Kemme joined the Trio in 2007

BPU Approves Smart Meters Recommendation

on November 29, 2018 - 8:38am
DPU Deputy Manager Bob Westervelt
Los Alamos Daily Post

After three years of research and planning, the Board of Public Utilities approved a recommendation to move forward on the smart meter project or advanced metering infrastructure (AMI).

The motion to recommend Council approve the contract to purchase and install AMI, as well as an option for customers to opt out of having a smart meter installed at their residence, passed 4-1 during the Nov. 20 regular BPU meeting. Board member Stephen McLin opposed the measure.

Council will consider

WinterFest Weekend Comes To Los Alamos Dec. 7-9

on November 29, 2018 - 8:35am

Scene from 2017 MainStreet Holiday Lights Parade. Photo by John McHale/


WinterFest Weekend is just around the corner. The family-oriented events are Dec. 7-9 at numerous places throughout downtown Los Alamos.

WinterFest kicks off the holiday season with events including the North Pole Workshop and Breakfast with Santa. Other highlights include the Fuller Lodge Open House, Crèche Show and Earth Treasure Show. The Fuller Lodge Art Center also will hold its Affordable Arts Sale.

The big event is the MainStreet Holiday Lights Parade and the Tree Lighting at

PEEC: Explore The Sun With Joyce Guzik Friday

on November 29, 2018 - 8:27am
Joyce Guzik will present the talk ‘Inside the Sun’ at 7 p.m. Friday at the nature center. Courtesy/PEEC
PEEC News:
Learn about a local star Friday, Nov. 30 at the Los Alamos Nature Center’s planetarium at a presentation from Joyce Guzik called “Inside the Sun.”
Guzik’s presentation begins at 7 p.m. and explores why the sun shines, the possible fate of the sun and earth and much more. She guarantees that the audience will learn something about the sun that they didn’t know before.
In her talk, Guzik will discuss what generates energy inside the sun, how the sun was formed, what

Daily Postcard: Western Bluebird Spotted At Bandelier

on November 29, 2018 - 8:13am

Daily Postcard: A Western Bluebird is spotted at Bandelier National Monument. This bird is common to the park year-round but more commonly seen on the mesas in the winter. Photo by Sally King/NPS

Celebrate WinterFest At The Blue Window Bistro

on November 28, 2018 - 4:31pm

The Blue Window Bistro is celebrating WinterFest with two-weeks filled with special events and festivities at 1789 Central Ave. Photo by Carol A.

Check out The Blue Window Bistro holiday menus and hours at Courtesy photo

Owner, The Blue Window Bistro

Join us as we celebrate WinterFest at The Blue Window Bistro. This two-week celebration kicks off Saturday, Dec. 8 when the Blue Window Bistro opens for a special Saturday evening, as the light parade makes its way through downtown Los Alamos. 

On this day, the Blue Window

Three LANL Scientists Named Fellows By AAAS

on November 28, 2018 - 1:18pm

Los Alamos newest AAAS Fellows from left, Manvendra Dubey, David Janecky and Greg Swift. Courtesy/LANL

LANL News:

  • Manvendra Dubey, David Janecky and Greg Swift honored for their lasting impacts in climate, oceanic and thermoacoustic science

Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists Manvendra Dubey, David Janecky and Greg Swift have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as a Fellow of AAAS is an honor bestowed upon Association members by their peers.

“Becoming an AAAS fellow is a tremendous honor.

History On Tap: Tracing History Of Los Alamos Ski Club

on November 28, 2018 - 12:58pm

Niels Bohr skiing during the Manhattan Project. Courtesy photo

Los Alamos Creative District News:


Join the Los Alamos Historical Society and the Creative District at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3 at UnQuarked Wine Room in Central Park Square for History On Tap.


The presentation will trace the Los Alamos Ski Club (LASC) history through six decades of dedicated volunteer effort, from its formation during the Manhattan Project years, to the development of organized skiing at Sawyer’s Hill in the 1940s and 50s, and finally the creation of the modern family-friendly five-chairlift Pajarito