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K Of C Ladies Auxiliary Honors Nancy Kossar

on October 6, 2019 - 8:52am

Nancy Kossar, center, is honored Wednesday evening for her 40 years of volunteer service to the Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Kossar spoke to the Los Alamos Daily Post about why she has volunteered with this organization for so many years. ‘I began when we first arrived in Los Alamos … my husband was a member of the Knights of Columbus and we had children and we all were very involved as a family,’ Kossar said.

Introducing Freedom Church Los Alamos

on October 6, 2019 - 8:33am

Freedom Church Los Alamos meets 11 a.m. to noon Sundays in the Aspen Elementary Gymnasium on Villa Street. Courtesy/Freedom Church

Freedom Church Los Alamos Pastor Mike Brake delivers a message on a Sunday morning at Freedom Church Los Alamos. Courtesy/Freedom


By Pastor Mike Brake
Freedom Church Los Alamos

We're blown away with all that has transpired in our brief existence in Los Alamos! The fun and exciting times starting with a group of about 20 people meeting in a living room, and has quickly grown to 100+ in the last year and a half.

We know life is complicated.

Serenata Concert: ‘Vanishing Wake’ Oct. 27

on October 6, 2019 - 8:04am
SSF News:
Serenata Santa Fe presents the concert “Vanishing Wake” at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27 at First Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Ave. in Santa Fe
The concert includes the music of Hovhaness, Ravel and Thomas Ades.
Performers include:
  • David Felberg and Ruxandra Marquardt, violin
  • Alice Norris, viola 
  • Sally Guenther, cello
  • Pamela Epple, oboe
Reserve tickets here.

NWS: Today’s High Near 68; Tonight’s Low Around 39

on October 6, 2019 - 7:55am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 68 with sunny skies and tonight’s low around 39. Courtesy/NWS

Daily Postcard: Scene Of The Valles Caldera

on October 6, 2019 - 7:51am

Daily Postcard: A view of the Valles Caldera during a recent visit. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Enterprise Treat Cart Launches To Benefit United Way

on October 5, 2019 - 8:05am

The Friday Treat Cart has launched and is making the rounds of employees at Enterprise Bank & Trust in Los Alamos. Here EB&T Private Banker Elizabeth Bailey rolls the cart Friday filled with Pumpkin Empanadas, Thumbprint Cookies filled with homemade plum and chokecherry jam, Green Chile Cheddar Blue Corn Muffins, Brownies and Fruity Pebble and Coco Crisp Rice Kristy Treats. Proceeds from the sale of the treats benefit United Way of Northern New Mexico. Courtesy photo

Los Alamos County Council Proclaims October: ‘Arts And Culture Month’; Oct. 11: ‘Evening Of Arts And Culture’

on October 5, 2019 - 7:58am

From left, Los Alamos Arts Council Board President Jocelyn Warner, Arts Council Executive Director Chris Monteith, Board Vice President Steve Bublitz and Los Alamos County Councilor Pete Sheehey hold up a proclamation declaring October Arts and Culture Month and Oct. 11, an Evening of Arts in Cultures. The proclamtion was presented at the Tuesday night council meeting. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Staff Report:

Los Alamos County Council proclaimed October as "Arts and Culture Month" and Oct. 11 as "An Evening of Arts and Culture" during its regular meeting Tuesday night.

Mountain School Halloween Carnival Oct. 19

on October 5, 2019 - 7:25am

NWS: Today’s High Near 69; Tonight’s Low Around 46

on October 5, 2019 - 7:19am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 69 with patchy fog before 10 a.m., otherwise, sunny and tonight’s low around 46. Courtesy/NWS

Daily Postcard: Fall Comes To Downtown Los Alamos

on October 5, 2019 - 7:10am

Daily Postcard: Fall colors decorate the trees along Central Avenue Friday in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Fall colors highlight trees Friday on Central Avenue near Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Fall colors are visible in trees along Bathtub Row Friday near Central Avenue. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Rotary: Talk On Gerard’s House For Grieving Children

on October 4, 2019 - 8:53pm
Katrina Koehler presents a tail on Gerard's House for Grieving Children during the Rotary meeting Tuesday at Cottonwood on the Greens. Photo by Linda Hull
Katrina Koehler, co-director of Gerard's House for Grieving Children in Santa Fe, spoke to the Rotary Club of Los Alamos recently and described the non-profit organization's work to provide a safe place where children can work through grief in healthy ways through free play, art, writing, drama and memorializing their loved one.
Children receive support from peers, and interact with caring, adult facilitators.

Lemonade Living Hosts Shining Star Dinner & Dance

on October 4, 2019 - 4:57pm
Leomande Living's Spring Prom. Courtesy photo


New this year, Lemonade Living is hosting Shining Star fall dinner and dance 5 to 9 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 5 in Los Alamos for people ages 15 and older with developmental disabilities and special needs. The dinner and dance is being offered in response to enthusiasm for the spring prom first held in 2017 and requests for additional activities.

“It is very exciting to be able to offer another fun activity for our community members with developmental disabilities and special need," Lemonade Living Founder and President Melissa


PEEC: Discover Sound Of Spacetime This Weekend

on October 4, 2019 - 12:57pm
Explore gravitational wave astronomy at 7 p.m. today, Oct. 4, at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Courtesy/PEEC
Watch the new full-dome film 'Superpower Dogs' at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5. The film is brought to Los Alamos by Pet Pangaea LLC. Courtesy/PEEC
PEEC News:
In 2015, we looked at the universe with new eyes (or perhaps new ears is more accurate!), when LIGO detected gravitational waves for the first time.
Since then, LIGO has detected ripples in spacetime coming from a growing zoo of 29 astrophysical events: mainly the collisions of black holes and neutron stars.

Notice Of Possible Quorum For Historic Preservation Advisory Board At Event Oct. 11

on October 4, 2019 - 12:52pm


Members of the Historic Preservation Advisory Board may attend the Pajarito Wreath Celebration at 4 p.m. Oct. 11 at Fuller Lodge.

No action will be taken by the board at this event.

Los Alamos Community Foundation Receives $150,000 Challenge Grant From Enterprise Bank & Trust

on October 4, 2019 - 12:14pm
Enterprise Bank & Trust Private Banker Elizabeth Bailey and Los Alamos Community Foundation Board of Directors Vice President Pat Soran with a check representing the EB&T challenge grant donation. Courtesy/EB&T

LACF News:

Los Alamos Community Foundation (LACF) is excited to announce a unique opportunity to double your donation though a new partnership with Enterprise Bank and Trust.

That means that when you donate now, a contribution of equal value is matched by Enterprise Bank and effectively doubles the impact of your giving.

“Enterprise Bank and Trust selected the Los Alamos

Call Goes Out For LANL Foundation Scholarships

on October 4, 2019 - 12:11pm


ESPAÑOLA— Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) Foundation is accepting applications for 2019 scholarships in two categories: four-year undergraduate awards and Career Pathways awards.

Four-Year Undergraduate Degree Scholarships

High school seniors enrolling in or undergraduates currently attending an accredited post-secondary educational institution in pursuit of a four-year degree in any field of study may apply.

Awards range from $1,000 to $20,000, and one application in this category automatically allows students to be considered for any scholarship for which

On The Job In Los Alamos: At Papa Murphy’s

on October 4, 2019 - 11:50am

On the job in Los Alamos recently is Lee Hollon of Papa Murphy’s Take ‘N’ Bake Pizza at 3801 Arkansas Ave. Ste. B. Hollen has been preparing pizzas at the local shop for the last three years. Learn more Papa Murphy’s Take ‘N’ Bake Pizza here. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Jenn Bartram/

County Council Proclaims Oct. 5 ‘Self Help Day’

on October 4, 2019 - 11:13am

From left, Self Help, Inc., Executive Director Maura Taylor, Board Member Jim Little, Board President Rosemary Alme and Los Alamos County Councilor Randall Ryti hold up a proclamation that recognizes Self Help, which is celebrating 50 years of service in the Los Alamos community, and declares Saturday, Oct. 5 ‘Self Help Day’. The proclamation was presented during the Oct. 1 County Council meeting. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/


Los Alamos County Council recognized the services provided by Self Help, Inc., during its Tuesday meeting. Self Help, Inc.

In And Around Town: Oct. 10, 2019

on October 4, 2019 - 10:35am


 In and Around Town:

The Los Alamos Daily Post community calendar features events happening in Los Alamos, White Rock and surrounding areas. Send event announcements to
FRIDAY Oct. 11
Evening of Arts & Culture
Cultural events all around Los Alamos 4-9 p.m.
Oktobrert Fest At Boese Brothers Brewery
The seasons are changing and that calls for a celebration! So, today and Friday the Boese Brothers Brewery is hosting an Oktoberfest event. The celebration is at  2 p.m. Friday.

Register For Little Shops Pop-Up Sale

on October 4, 2019 - 10:34am


To further explore the market for centralized, group selling, Los Alamos County’s Discoveries Action Team is working with The Family YMCA to host a “Little Shops” pop-up vending event in the Y’s gymnasium for two Saturdays in conjunction with the holidays. Vendor registration is now open at The Family YMCA, 1450 Iris St., and is limited to the first 47 to register. 

The Y is hosting the sales events 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 30 (Small Business Saturday) and Dec. 7 (Los Alamos’ WinterFest). Set up starts at 8 a.m.

Cone Zone: Week Of Oct. 7, 2019

on October 4, 2019 - 10:11am


The Los Alamos County Public Works/Traffic Division provides the latest updates on the following projects:

North Mesa: Alamo, Sioux, San Ildefonso Rd and Tsankawi Street Curb & Sidewalks

GM Emulsion will finish replacing curb, sidewalk, repair valley gutters and driveway aprons along Alamo Road between San Ildefonso Road and Tsankawi Street by 6 p.m. Monday.

Road Striping and Curb Painting: Los Alamos and White Rock

Traffic and Streets crews will be striping roads and curbs on 15th Street, Knecht, Oppenheimer and 20th Street in Los Alamos and Longview Drive and Sherwood

Scenes From Los Alamos Farmers Market Thursday

on October 4, 2019 - 9:06am

Scene from the Los Alamos Farmers Market Thursday in the parking lot of Mesa Public Library. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs 

Scene from the Los Alamos Farmers Market Thursday in the parking lot of Mesa Public Library. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs 

Scene from the Los Alamos Farmers Market Thursday in the parking lot of Mesa Public Library. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs 

Scene from the Los Alamos Farmers Market Thursday in the parking lot of Mesa Public Library. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs 

Scene from the Los Alamos Farmers Market Thursday in the parking lot of Mesa Public Library. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs 

Los Alamos Steam Lab Grand Opening Saturday

on October 4, 2019 - 9:00am

CDAB Hosts Open House In Council Chambers Oct. 7

on October 4, 2019 - 8:49am
The Community Development Advisory Board (CDAB) is hosting an open house at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7 in Council Chambers.
Members of the board will be on hand to facilitate discussion and take notes on public feedback.
The board is focusing on review of the County Code Nuisance Ordinance to find out what areas need changes to better suit the community.
Topics that CDAB seeks public input include:
  • Weeds;
  • Inoperable vehicles; and
  • Outdoor storage of materials.
Board members will go over any section of the nuisance code that attendees have questions about.

Concordia Santa Fe: ‘Shifting Views’ Concert Oct. 13

on October 4, 2019 - 8:37am