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Nurses With Heart Home Care Wins Los Alamos Chamber’s 2019 New Business Of The Year Award

on June 13, 2019 - 7:10am

Nurses with Heart is the recipient of the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce 2019 New Business of the Year Award. ‘It was a fabulous surprise, Nurses with Heart CEO Carolyn Moore said. ‘Our thanks go out to the Chamber and the community for their support … Los Alamos and White Rock have greeted us with open arms.’ From left, Moore, the CEO of Nurses with Heart. Moore is seen here with Elais Ponton, BS RN Chief Nursing Officer, and Cheryl Henry, Care Advisor. Courtesy photo

Dr. Helen Tingsley Reads Original Poetry July 7

on June 13, 2019 - 6:58am
Courtesy photo
 
Dr. Helen Tingsley
 
TEATRO PARAGUAS News:
 
Poetry Reading and Book Signing with Dr. Helen Tingsley at 6 p.m., Sunday July 7, Teatro Paraguas, 3205 Calle Marie in Santa Fe.
 
Admission is free. For more information, see teatroparaguas.org.
 
Dr. Helen Tingsley will read from two of her recent books:
  • And the best goes on: poems, stories & snippets along the journey...
  • Me and My Grandma: A story for children about AIDS.
 
Based in New Jersey, Dr. Tingsley visits Santa Fe every year to see her daughter and family.

Stand Up Comedy At American Legion June 22

on June 13, 2019 - 6:11am

COMEDY News:
 
Danger K Varoz (formerly Daniel Clay) was born and raised in Los Alamos and is the son of Karen Roberts who bartended at the American Legion for many years.
 
Danger moved to Albuquerque in 2004 where he attended UNM and began a career in film production. He has since created the television show The New Mexican Inquisition on UABQ, Comcast channel 27, Youtube and Facebook where he has hosted the late night format show for the last two and a half years.
 
The 2019 winner of Albuquerque Albi's best local comic and featured on Thrillist Magazine's top undiscovered comics

Los Alamos Pride Festival Events Schedule

on June 13, 2019 - 6:09am

Scene from Secret City Summer Concert Friday at Ashley Pond Park. Courtesy photo

Scene from Secret City Summer Concert Friday at Ashley Pond Park. Courtesy photo

NWS: Today’s High Near 84; Tonight’s Low Around 56

on June 13, 2019 - 6:03am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 84 with a 20 percent chance of isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3 p.m. and tonight’s low around 56. Courtesy/NWS

Daily Postcard: Iris Blooming Along Cerro Grande Trail

on June 13, 2019 - 5:57am

Daily Postcard: Iris are blooming right now along the Cerro Grande Trail in Bandelier National Monument. Photo by Jeff Moore

Celebrate Del Norte Credit Union’s 65th Anniversary At Chamber Business After Hours Thursday, June 13

on June 12, 2019 - 4:57pm

 

CHAMBER News:

 

The Chamber of Commerce is celebrating Del Norte Credit Union’s 65th Anniversary at Chamber Business After Hours 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 13 at 1000 Trinity Dr.

Light refreshments and cake will be served.

 

Business After Hours receptions are a benefit of being a Los Alamos Chamber Member. For more information about Chamber membership, visit losalamoschamber.com or contact Ryn Herrmann at 505.661.4807 or Ufemia Bernal Rios at 606.661.4816.

 

The Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce is a program of Los Alamos Commerce & Development Corporation; a private,

JJAB Meets At UNM-LA Wednesday, June 19

on June 12, 2019 - 4:32pm

JJAB News:

The next meeting of the Juvenile Justice Advisory Board (JJAB) is 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 19 in Building 5 at UNM-LA.

The meeting agenda is available at www.losalamosjjab.com.

The public is welcome to attend.

Bingo Night: Friends+Fun+Prizes At IHM Hall Friday!

on June 12, 2019 - 4:25pm

Melissa Mackey Is New Library Youth Services Director

on June 12, 2019 - 3:57pm
Los Alamos County Library Youth Services Director Melissa Mackey stands by one of the displays in Mesa Public Library. Mackey officially stepped in the Youth Services Director position June 2. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post

Melissa Mackey started out as a part-time employee at the Los Alamos County Library; 16 years later she rose through the ranks to become the Youth Services Director.  

Mackey officially began her new position June 2 although she had served as the acting director since January.

Two Los Alamos High School Students Selected For 2019 Irene Boone Memorial Scholarship

on June 12, 2019 - 10:36am

Meghan Romero and Tianna McNiel-White, winners of the 2019 Irene Boone Memorial Scholarship. Courtesy/Jessica Booton Photography, www.jessicabootonphotography.com/

EDUCATION News:

The Los Alamos Public Schools (LAPS) and Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation have announced that Tianna McNiel-White and Meghan Romero are the winners of the 2019 Irene Boone Memorial Scholarship.

The scholarship is awarded to students pursuing a two or four-year degree at a college, university or technical-vocational program. It is made possible through the generosity of long-time resident and pediatrician, Dr.

Los Alamos National Laboratory All-Woman Team Commands Rock-Zapping Laser On Mars

on June 12, 2019 - 9:53am

Members of Los Alamos National Laboratory’s ChemCam Engineering Operations team, from left, Suzi Montano, Adriana Reyes-Newell, Roberta Beal, Lisa Danielson, Nina Lanza and Cindy Little. Not pictured is Margie Root. Courtesy/LANL

LANL News:

The laser that zaps rocks on Mars is commanded by a talented group of engineers and scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory—who also happen to all be women, a rarity in the engineering field.

“It’s unusual, simply because engineering still tends to be male-dominated,” said Nina Lanza, a planetary scientist on the team who has helped recruit some

Update: LAPD Main Dispatch Phone Working Again

on June 12, 2019 - 9:29am

Update: The main dispatch phone number 505.662.8222 has remained stable and is back in use.

LAPD News:

Los Alamos Police Chief Dino Sgambellone reports that the main dispatch phone number 505.662.8222 is not working at the moment.

Citizens can use 505.662.8220 for non-emergency calls, he said.

The 911 lines have not been affected.

The Los Alamos Daily Post will report just as soon as notified that the main line is back up and working.

 

Rotary Club Hears About Delancey Street Mission

on June 12, 2019 - 9:15am

From left, Herman Laparovsky, Chris Briceno and Donald Rosenow, representatives from Delancey Street Foundation, spoke Tuesday to the Rotary Club of Los Alamos about the work the non-profit does based from its 17-acre campus near Alcalde.  In addition to truck driving and moving, Delancey offers its residents vocational training in woodworking and furniture building, upholstery, catering and culinary arts, accounting, retail sales, wastewater management, livestock management, and landscaping.
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Military Order Of The World Wars Meets June 18

on June 12, 2019 - 9:07am
LANL Director Emeritus Dr. Terry Wallace Jr.
 
MOWW News:
 
The speaker at the Military Order of the World Wars June 18 dinner meeting is LANL Director Emeritus Dr. Terry Wallace Jr. His broad background in global security should provide a very interesting and informative presentation on the future of warfare.
 
Note change in location: the meeting will be held in the dining room of American Legion Post 90 at 1325 Trinity Dr., behind Pasta Paradiso. Use the west side door to enter the dining room.
 
The meeting begins with a social period at 6 p.m. followed by a brief business

Eye To Eye With A Praire Dog In Valles Caldera

on June 12, 2019 - 8:40am
Los Alamos resident Anna Yarrow had a relaxed tête-à-tête with this praire dog Friday at the Valles Caldera National Preserve. Photo by Anna Yarrow

On The Job In Los Alamos: Owner Mike Luna Getting Creative At Cruiser’s Custom Embroidery

on June 12, 2019 - 8:02am

On the job in Los Alamos Monday is owner Mike Luna of Cruiser’s Custom Embroidery, which specializes in high speed, high volume custom work with a machine that is definitely ‘not your mamma’s Bernina’. For more information, call 505.412.0488. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

Nakhleh: Exceptional Job By Parks & Recreation Dept.

on June 12, 2019 - 7:46am
From left, Aidan, his friend Wyatt and his friend Jon at Senior Appreciation Night 2019. Courtesy photo
 
By STEPHANIE NAKHLEH
Los Alamos
 
I admit I was a little worried going into LAHS's graduation weekend: Not only did the Parks and Recreation Department have Big Head Todd and the Monsters coming into town for the Summer Concert Series, which was going to bring in a larger-than-average crowd, but the next day was Senior Appreciation Night.
 
It's a lot for one county department to be dealing with on a single weekend.

Science On Tap With Antonio Redondo June 17

on June 12, 2019 - 7:20am
LANL researcher Antonio Redondo
 
Creative District News:
 
The community is invited to join the Bradbury Science Museum and Los Alamos Creative District for Science On Tap at 5:30 p.m., Monday, June 17, at projectY cowork in Central Park Square.
 
This On Tap will feature a conservation with Antonio Redondo about the use of super-computer simulations in the study of chemical processes.
 
Many are familiar with the M&M’s tagline, “Melts in your mouth, not in your hand,” but most don’t give much thought to the science responsible for that crunchy candy shell.

PEEC: Meet Cowboys And Horses 6:30 P.M. Today

on June 12, 2019 - 7:19am
Learn about cowboys and their horses at 6:30 p.m. today at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Courtesy/PEEC
 
PEEC News:
 
The Summer Family Evening at 6:30 p.m. today at the Los Alamos Nature Center features a talk about cowboys and horses of Northern New Mexico.
 
Gene McCracken will be at this event with two horses and discuss what role horses play in a cowboy’s life. This is a great opportunity to see these beautiful creatures up close and ask an expert any questions about horses.
 
Del Norte Credit Union is sponsoring this event and all of PEEC’s Summer Family Evenings in 2019, at

Canceled: Board Of Adjustment Meeting June 24

on June 12, 2019 - 7:17am
COUNTY News:
 
This is public notice that there are no applicants for the Board of Adjustments meeting scheduled for Monday, June 24.
 
As such, there will not be a meeting.
 

MRM Free Summer Drawing Classes For Teens

on June 12, 2019 - 7:14am
 
MRM News:
 
The Millicent Rogers Museum is hosting a Taos Arts Club/Teen Art Studio summer drawing classes.
 
The classes are available for free to all youth ages 12-19, and complimentary materials will be available if needed thanks to a generous grant from the Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation.  
 
Join the Millicent Rogers Museum as a member and receive great benefits. Memberships are tax-deductible and come with a variety of perks based on your member level.
 
All memberships come with free admission to the museum, a 10 percent discount in the store, and discounts on certain special

Tiny Light Box Opens New Doors Into Nanoworld

on June 12, 2019 - 7:10am
Using a box of stacked atomically thin layers of tungsten disulphide, Chalmers researchers have succeeded in creating a type of feedback loop in which light and matter become one. Courtesy/Denis Baranov/Yen Strandqvist/Chalmers University of Technology
 
Chalmers University of Technology News:
 
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have discovered a completely new way of capturing, amplifying and linking light to matter at the nanolevel.
 
Using a tiny box, built from stacked atomically thin material, they have succeeded in creating a type of feedback loop in which

N3B Makes $400,000 Available To NNM Nonprofits

on June 12, 2019 - 7:07am
N3B News:
 
Newport News Nuclear BWXT Los Alamos (N3B) is making $400,000 available to support Northern New Mexico nonprofit organizations for calendar year 2019.
 
“When we assumed management of the Los Alamos Legacy Cleanup Contract, we committed to donating five percent of our earned fee to Northern New Mexico nonprofit organizations,” said N3B President and Program Manager Glenn Morgan. “We’ve earmarked about two thirds of those dollars for education-related programs.

This Week At Los Alamos Farmers Market

on June 12, 2019 - 6:49am
Courtesy photo
 
LAFM News:
 
What’s at the Farmers Market this week:
 
Tomatoes, cucumbers, radishes, onions, fresh garlic, daikon radishes, arugula, salad mixes, spinach, heads of romaine lettuce, bok choi, chard, kale, salsa, apple cider, composted worm castings, compost apples, asparagus, dried beans, chile, chicos, shell peas, fresh herbs, jams, jellies, vinegars, chicken, turkey, tortillas, pork, eggs, lamb, beef, yak, vegan body products, Lavender body products, goat milk soaps, sharpening service, kettle corn, Mr.

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