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Los Alamos Community Foundation And UWNNM Promote #GivingTuesdayNM For Local Nonprofits

on November 26, 2019 - 7:36am
LACF News:
Los Alamos Community Foundation (LACF) and United Way of Northern New Mexico (UWNNM) are excited to help promote #GivingTuesdayNM for local nonprofits.
In 2018, 142 nonprofits in 24 communities across the state raised more than $2,520,285 for their work. Nonprofits in Northern New Mexico are encouraged to participate in #GivingTuesday this year to take advantage of the charitable giving momentum that this day generates nationwide.
This year, #GivingTuesday falls on Dec. 3. Los Alamos County and the City of Espanola have officially proclaimed Dec.

Upcoming Events By Author Liddie Martinez Dec. 6-7

on November 26, 2019 - 7:29am
Author Liddie Martinez
Two more events are coming up at which author Liddie Martinez will answer questions and sign her new cook book, The Chile Line: Historic Northern New Mexican Recipes:
  • 5-7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 6 at Misión Y Convento at the Plaza De Española on the corner of US 285 (Paseo de Onate) and New Mexico Hwy 30. (Espanola); and
  • Noon to 3 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 7 in Taos at Las Pistoleras Instituto Cultural de Arte - 1219 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, El Prado (Taos area).
These are free events and books will be available for purchase at that time, as well

PEEC: Opt Outside On Black Friday

on November 26, 2019 - 7:22am
Join PEEC Black Friday to Opt Outside! Evan Rose of the Los Alamos Mountaineers will lead a hike on the Pueblo Canyon Rim to Canyon Rim Loop trails. The group will meet at 9:45 a.m. Friday, Nov. 29. Space is limited and registration is required. Courtesy/PEEC
PEEC News:
Here is an opportunity to spend time outside on Black Friday instead of fighting crowds in stores. PEEC is offering a guided hike to help people enjoy the outdoors and spend time in nature.
This outing was inspired by REI’s #OptOutside campaign. The hike meets at 9:45 a.m., Friday, Nov.

NWS: Today’s High Near 32; Tonight’s Low Around 15

on November 26, 2019 - 6:42am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 32 with a 20 percent chance of snow showers before 11 a.m., then mostly sunny skies and tonight’s low around 15. Courtesy/NWS

Daily Postcard: Sunrise From Upper Anderson Overlook

on November 26, 2019 - 6:34am

Daily Postcard: Sunrise viewed recently from Upper Anderson Overlook. Photo by Jenn Bartram/

Top 25 Finishers In 2019 CROP Turkey Trot

on November 25, 2019 - 6:44pm

Runners prepare for the 2019 CROP Annual Turkey Trot 2.57 mile distance race Sunday at Los Alamos Middle School on Hawk Drive. Courtesy photo


The top 25 finishers in the 2019 CROP Annual Turkey Trot 2.57 mile distance race:
NAME                              TIME                                                                               
1. Grafton Urbatsch         15:23
2. Travis Gibson               16:04
3. Blake Wood                  16:45
4. Ted Romero                  17:03
5. Garrett Vanderyiel         17:53
6. Ryan Smeltzer              17:59
7. William McTeigue         

Drive And Park Carefully At Y Nov. 30 and Dec. 7

on November 25, 2019 - 6:35pm

Y News:

The Y parking at 15th Street and Iris Street will be crowded Nov. 30 (the Saturday after Thanksgiving) and Dec. 7 (WinterFest) as the Y is sponsoring a sales event in its gymnasium 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days.

There will be some food trucks and tent vendors in a few parking spaces, too.

Should the Y lot be full, visitors may park at Central Park Square or Los Alamos County’s parking lot … but not at the Bradbury Complex (they will sticker and/or tow your vehicle).

Lastly, volunteers are needed to help at the sale Nov. 30:

  • 7:30-9 a.m.: 2 volunteers to help vendors find their

County Issues Winter Driving Safety Tips

on November 25, 2019 - 6:22pm


Winter weather is here and Los Alamos County would like to remind residents of some important safety considerations for motorists to take in order to make their travel as safe as possible. 

Motorists are encouraged to equip their vehicles with chains and/or snow tires and carry a container of sand and a shovel in their vehicle.

Additionally, motorists should make sure their vehicle is ready for winter driving by insuring the washer fluid reservoir is topped off with washer fluid that is winter rated, the windshield wipers are functional and working properly, the defroster is

Knoze Jr Of Los Alamos Partners With As ‘Seen On TV’

on November 25, 2019 - 5:28pm

Kevin Harrington, the founder of the As Seen On TV empire and one of the original sharks on the Emmy-awarding winning Shark Tank, will partner with Knoze Jr of Los Alamos to promote AllerPops. Courtesy image


Knoze Jr. recently partnered with Kevin Harrington and As Seen on TV. Harrington is the founder of the As Seen On TV empire and one of the first judges on the Emmy-awarding winning Shark Tank.

As Seen On TV is responsible for introducing products like AllerPops to the public and booked more than $5 billion in product sales.

AllerPops are all-natural prebiotic lollipops

Pajarito Press At ProjectY On Small Business Saturday

on November 25, 2019 - 5:08pm
The community is invited to join Pajarito Press at projectY in Central Park Square on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 30.
Pajarito Press will feature all of its books for sale and several of their authors will be present to meet the public, answer questions and sign their books. 
Each of their books makes a good gift for the holidays for a variety of readers' interests:
  • Author Liddie Martinez will be available 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. to sign her new, unique cookbook, The Chile Line: Historic Northern New Mexican Recipes;
  • Late Honorable

Shop On The Corner Thanksgiving Sale Wednesday

on November 25, 2019 - 4:59pm

Shop on the Corner will offer a Thanksgiving Day sale Wednesday. Courtesy/TOTH


Wednesday, Shop on the Corner will host its Thanksgiving special sale. The special runs 8:30 a.m. to noon and includes a $5 per bag/basket.

The sale will help the thrift store make more room for its Christmas sale Dec. 4.

The Shop on the Corner, in the Old Parish Hall at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church, 3900 Trinity Dr., is a volunteer organization. All of its profits are distributed to areas in need in northern New Mexico as well as distrubution of funds during emergencies in other areas.

County: Community Invited To Holiday Tree Lighting

on November 25, 2019 - 3:52pm

Scene from the 2018 holiday tree lighting at the Los Alamos Municipal Building. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/


As part of Winterfest activities, residents are invited to join the Los Alamos County Council for the annual lighting of the holiday tree Saturday, Dec. 7 in the main lobby of the Municipal Building in downtown Los Alamos.

Doors open at 5 p.m., the tree lighting is 5:30 p.m. and there will be free hot cocoa and cookies, plus, an opportunity to take a selfie photo with a Winterfest themed backdrop and props.

Doors close at 6 p.m.

No Grief Support Group Wednesday Nov. 27

on November 25, 2019 - 3:12pm

On The Job In Los Alamos: Nara Gross At EXIT Realty

on November 25, 2019 - 2:29pm

On the job in Los Alamos is Associate Broker Nara Gross this morning at EXIT Realty Advantage NM at 1615 Central Ave., next door to Metzger's. EXIT Realty serves the communities of Los Alamos, Pojoaque, Jemez Springs, Espanola and Santa Fe. For information, email, 505.699.9609 or click here. worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

County Releases Winter Sidewalk Clearing Guidelines

on November 25, 2019 - 9:01am

Sidewalk clear of snow. Courtesy photo


During the winter months, Los Alamos County would like to remind residents that it is important to keep sidewalks clear of snow and ice so that they remain pass­able for postal workers, children walking to school and others who need to use them.

When possible, and depend­ing upon available resources, County crews will conduct sidewalk-clearing operations by removing snow first from the adopted “safe routes to school” and then move to other selected sidewalks.

The County does not clear every sidewalk due to limited resources. 


Bradbury Science Museum: Upcoming Holiday Closures

on November 25, 2019 - 8:33am

Bradbury Science Museum at 1350 Central Ave. in downtown Los Alamos. Courtesy/BSM

BSM News:

The Bradbury Science Museum at 1350 Central Ave. will be closed Thursday, Nov. 28 for Thanksgiving; Wednesday, Dec. 25 for Christmas and Wednesday, Jan. 1 for New Year’s Day.

To learn more about the Bradbury Science Museum, click here.

Serenata Santa Fe Presents Soirée Bohème Dec. 6

on November 25, 2019 - 6:09am

Serenata of Santa Fe News:

Serenata of Santa Fe presents Soirée Bohème,  5:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, with the music of Brahms, Debussy, Ravel, Donizetti, Dvorak, Jake Heggie, Gabriel Kahane and Kenji Bunch.

Celebrate the season with artistic flair, wine, bubbly drinks, select hors d'oeuvres, deep desserts and timely chamber music in an intimate setting.

Soirée Bohème features David Felberg, violin; Sally Guenther, cello; James Onstad, tenor and Nathan Salazar, piano.

Seating is limited so reserve tickets here. Directions to this event will be sent upon receipt of payment.

MANNM: What Is A Chemical Facial Peel?

on November 25, 2019 - 6:06am

Linda Taylor, PAC


Skin resurfacing procedures have been indicated as part of a healthy skin regime for many decades.

Chemical skin peels have been shown to induce improvement in skin quality, texture and appearance.

The most common indications for a chemical peel would be for actinic keratosis (precancerous lesions), dark spots, wrinkles, acne scars and general photo-aging of the skin.

Peels can stimulate restorative and rejuvenating effects in the skin including the disposition of new collagen and elastin. Skin can look younger, tighter and clearer.

Light and medium skin

RDC Announces 2019 TEAM Funding Recipients

on November 25, 2019 - 6:00am
Chronicle Cremation Designs, LLC, dba Parting Stone - Parting Stone empowers people in their grief by designing gateways to meaningful experiences around death. Courtesy/RDC
Patrick's Fine Foods - Manufacturer of probiotic sparkling waters designed to replace sugary drinks and mixers with great tasting, low sugar alternatives. TEAM funds will be used to purchase a refrigerated delivery truck and new bottle-filling equipment.  CourtesyRDC
RDC News:
ESPANOLA The Regional Development Corporation (RDC), a private non-profit organization dedicated to improving economic development in

Paul Weideman Book Signing And Reading Dec. 17

on November 25, 2019 - 5:57am
Courtesy photo
Paul Weideman. Courtesy photo
HSSF News:
Historic Santa Fe Foundation presents a reading and book signing for Paul Weideman on the event of his new publication Architecture Santa Fe: A Guidebook.
The talk is scheduled for 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 17 in the sala of HSFF offices at 545 Canyon Road, Suite 2 in Santa Fe. There is no admission for the talk, but due to limited seating, reservations are required.
Following the talk, Weideman will sign copies of his new book.

NWS: Today’s High Near 47; Tonight’s Low Around 25

on November 25, 2019 - 5:37am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 47 with sunny skies and tonight’s low around 25 with a 50 percent chance of snow showers after 11 p.m. and new snow accumulation less than half an inch. Courtesy/NWS

Daily Postcard: Fiery Sunrise Viewed From White Rock

on November 25, 2019 - 5:33am

Daily Postcard: Sunrise viewed recently from White Rock. Photo by Jim Gourdoux

Photo by Jim Gourdoux

Scenes From Los Alamos Community Foundation Celebration Of Founding Members, 4-Year Progress

on November 24, 2019 - 1:06pm

Los Alamos Community Foundation Founding Board Member, Board President and Chair David Izraelevitz thanks donors for their support at the annual LACF donor celebration Tuesday evening in the Atrium at the Duane Smith Auditorium. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

The crowd of donors and guests listen as Board President/Chair David Izraelevitz shares milestones the LACF has accomplished over the last four years. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

LACF Executive Director Rachel Kizielewicz speaks of her joy in working for LACF. Photo by Carol A. Clark/



Scenes From 3D Imaging Grand Opening At LAMC

on November 24, 2019 - 12:14pm

Gathered for the ribbon cutting Monday evening on the new, state-of-the-art 3D imaging machine in the Imaging Suite at Los Alamos Medical Center, from left, Medical Imaging Director Susan Cazaux, equipment representative, guest, Loretta Rivera and Maleea Medina. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

The tranquil atmosphere patients encounter when they undergo 3D imaging at LAMC. Call LAMC. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Mingling with guests and staff in the Imaging Suite during the grand opening and open house Monday evening of the 3D Imaging machine, from left, LAMC Growth &

NMDOH Offers Smokers Quitline Services

on November 24, 2019 - 11:44am


The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) encourages tobacco users statewide to use its free Quitline services as they join thousands nationwide for the annual Great American Smokeout® today.

Created by the American Cancer Society, the annual Great American Smokeout® happens every year on the third Thursday of November. NMDOH provides the 1.800.QUIT.NOW program that offers free help to quit any type of tobacco product, including vaping products.

In 2018, about 15.2 percent of adult New Mexicans were cigarette smokers, which is down from 17.5 percent in 2017, and an all-time