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NWS: Today’s High Near 85; Tonight’s Low Around 56

on August 6, 2019 - 7:24am
The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 85 with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon and tonight’s low around 56. Courtesy/NWS

Daily Postcard: Flower Display On Kilby Street

on August 6, 2019 - 7:11am

Daily Postcard: Flower display in the yard of a residence on Kilby Street in White Rock. Photo by Annette Maes-Livermore

Los Alamos High School Key Club Members Attend Southwest District Kiwanis Convention In Arizona

on August 5, 2019 - 6:32pm

LAHS Key Club members Shena Hand and Andrew Watson meet with Kiwanis Key Club Advisor Morrie Pongratz at the Southwest District Kiwanis Convention over the weekend in Chandler, Ariz. Courtesy photo

KIWANIS News:

This past weekend Los Alamos members of the Kiwanis family braved “Excessive Heat Warnings” to attend the Southwest District Kiwanis convention in Chandler, Ariz.

Attendees included Kiwanis President-elect Cheryl Pongratz, her husband and Key Club Advisor Morrie Pongratz and Builders Club Advisor Don Casperson.

The Southwest District Key Club Board of Directors, including Los

Fund Set Up For El Paso Shooting Victims

on August 5, 2019 - 5:23pm

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NM Public Education Dept. Seeks Teacher Mentors For Governor’s 2019-20 STEM Challenge & Showcase

on August 5, 2019 - 3:23pm

NMPED News:

SANTA FE – As New Mexico schools are preparing for the 2019-20 academic year, the New Mexico Public Education Department (PED) is reaching out to high school science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) educators to encourage participation in the first-ever Governor’s STEM Challenge and Showcase.

Over the course of the 2019 summer break, the PED contacted principals and superintendents in all 89 school districts and charter school directors across the state to share information about this exciting opportunity for New Mexico’s students.

Schools wishing to register a student

Community Joins CB FOX In Celebrating 40 Years!

on August 5, 2019 - 7:37am

CB FOX has been serving the community of Los Alamos for the past 40 years at 1735 Central Ave. and hosted an anniversary celebration Saturday, highlighted by raffles, hot dogs, music, airbrush tattoos and more. The event gave community members an opportunity to visit with friends and share memories with the Fox family. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Meet the Fox Family from left, Ryan Guenther, Melissa Fox, Anne Fox, Ethan Fox, Andy Fox, Suzy Fox Wilson, Cottrell Fox, Nolan Fox and Dave Fox. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Brats on the grill were a big favorite.

LANL Donates FERMIAC Replica To Bradbury Aug. 6

on August 5, 2019 - 7:28am
The FERMIAC -  a mechanical device for tracing out neutron transport paths on a table-top blueprint. Courtesy image
 
LANL News:
 
Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Office of Experimental Sciences will donate to the Bradbury Science Museum a replica of one of its own artifacts, the FERMIAC -  a mechanical device for tracing out neutron transport paths on a table-top blueprint.
 
At the public ceremony, 4-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, there will be a short talk on the history of the Fermiac, a demonstration of the replica and people can meet the Los Alamos team that created it.
 
People also

LAYSL Fall Soccer Registration Now Open Online

on August 5, 2019 - 7:18am

NWS: Today’s High Near 82; Tonight’s Low Around 60

on August 5, 2019 - 7:03am
The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 82 with a 40 percent chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon and tonight’s low around 60. Courtesy/NWS

Daily Postcard: View From Pajarito Mountain Sunday

on August 5, 2019 - 6:57am

Daily Postcard: View during a hike Sunday on Pajarito Mountain. Photo by Delbert Romero/ladailypost.com

View during a hike Sunday on Pajarito Mountain. Photo by Delbert Romero/ladailypost.com

View during a hike Sunday on Pajarito Mountain. Photo by Delbert Romero/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Shriner’s Club Building Being Demolished

on August 4, 2019 - 12:57pm

The Los Alamos Shriner's Club building being demolished Friday afternoon at 1459 Trinity Dr. At its Feb. 27 meeting, the Planning & Zoning Commission approved a lot split and site plan to pave the way for a Natural Grocers in its place. The Shriner's Club will construct a new building on the smaller lot. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene of Los Alamos Shriner's Club building being demolished Friday at 1459 Trinity Dr. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene of Los Alamos Shriner's Club building being demolished Friday at 1459 Trinity Dr. Photo by Carol A.

Historic Preservation Advisory Board Meets Aug. 7

on August 4, 2019 - 12:57pm

Local Members Attend International Women’s Forum

on August 4, 2019 - 12:17pm

International Women’s Forum (IWF) members from Los Alamos, Linda Deck, Nancy Bartlit and Carol A. Clark attended the organization’s 3rd quarterly meeting Saturday at CHRISTUS St. Vincent Hospital in Santa Fe. CHRISTUS St. Vincent CEO Lillian Montoya is a member of IWF and hosted the 4-hour event, which included a program on women and aging. Dr. Trent Sensiba, Dr. Lily Love and Dr. James Green presented talks as part of the program. From foreground center, Montoya, Bartlit, Sandra Evenson visiting from Washington, and Deck, who serves as board secretary for IWF. Photo by Carol A.

Lunch With A Leader: Global Warming Express Aug. 20

on August 4, 2019 - 10:46am
LWVLA News:
 
The League of Women Voters' Aug. 20 Lunch with a Leader community event is 11:45 a.m. in Mesa Public Library and will feature Genie Stevens from the Global Warming Express.
 
Stevens was born in New York City and grew up surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, on Cape Cod and then, Nova Scotia. She attended Dalhousie University in Canada, Emerson College in Boston, Harvard University in Cambridge and the University of New Mexico for studies in Theatre Direction, Education, Psychology and Cross-Cultural Communication.
 
Stevens has lived, for the most part, in New Mexico since

More Scenes From Diamond Drive Paving Project

on August 4, 2019 - 9:13am

Scene Friday near Diamond Drive and Trinity with Star Paving working on mill and overlay of the roadway surface between Los Alamos Canyon Bridge (aka Omega Bridge) and Sandia Drive/Orange Street with an anticipated finish date on or before high school begins Aug. 14. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene Friday near Diamond Drive and Trinity with Star Paving working on mill and overlay of the roadway surface. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene Friday near Diamond Drive and Trinity with Star Paving working on mill and overlay of the roadway surface. Photo by Carol A.

On The Job In Los Alamos: LACF’s Izraelevitz And Reiss

on August 4, 2019 - 7:55am

On the job in Los Alamos are Los Alamos Community Foundation Board Chair David Izaelevitz, left, and LACF Bookkeeper Rick Reiss chatting Wednesday afternoon about the foundation at the LACF office furnished by Enterprise Bank & Trust on the first floor of the bank building at 1200 Trinity Dr. Learn about the LACF here. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
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Film Programs And Union Fair In Albuquerque Aug. 8

on August 4, 2019 - 7:30am
NMFO News:
 
SANTA FE Interested students and professionals can network with film and media instructors from programs around New Mexico at an open house the day before the annual Film and Media Industry Conference in Albuquerque.
 
The event is set for 2-5 p.m., Aug. 8 at the Hyatt Regency, 330 Tijeras Ave. NW. It is free and open to the public.
 
Representatives from Santa Fe Community College, Dona Ana Community College, Central New Mexico Community College, Eastern New Mexico University, University of New Mexico, Taos Digital Media Arts, IATSE Local 480, SAG-AFTRA, Teamsters Local

Nuevo Mexico Profundo: Concert At Historic Church

on August 4, 2019 - 7:28am
San Rafael mission church in La Cueva. Courtesy/NMP
 
NMP News:
 
Lone Piñon, a leading band in New Mexican traditional music, is performing at 7:30 p.m., Aug. 17 at San Rafael mission church in La Cueva.
 
The concert is sponsored by Nuevo Mexico Profundo and the proceeds support the maintenance and restoration of San Rafael.
 
Tickets are available at www.nuevo-mexico-profundo.com.
 
The event is a unique opportunity to experience authentic northern New Mexican culture in a historic setting.

Gibson Top Predictor & 3 Mile Finisher In Pace Race

on August 4, 2019 - 7:26am
Runners prepare for the ACRR weekly pace race Tuesday on the west end of Canyon Rim Trail near Smiths Marketplace. Courtesy/ACRR
 
Courtesy/ACRR
 
ACRR News:
 
Travis Gibson was the top predictor with a 3 second error as well as the best finisher in the 3 mile distance with a time of 19:27 in the Atomic City Road Runners weekly pace race Tuesday on the west end of the Canyon Rim Trail near Smith’s Marketplace. 
 
Other accurate predictors are:
  • Ryan Smeltzer with a 5 second differential;
  • Mark Bjorklund at 16 seconds off;
  • Roxana Candia, 8, Adrian Medin and Luke Gibson, 7, with a 24 second tie.

Introducing Crossroads Bible Church

on August 4, 2019 - 6:57am

Church Administrator Kirk Christensen of Crossroads Bible Church at 97 East Road. Senior Pastor Mark Lincoln was unavailable to participate in this story and photo. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

Interior view of Crossroads Bible Church at 97 East Road. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

 

By KIRK CHRISTENSEN
Church Administrator
Crossroads Bible Church

Located at the entrance to Los Alamos, we are a medium-sized church about 500 adults, youth and children. 

We are affiliated with the Christian and Missionary Alliance and are evangelical-committed to the proclamation of the

Art On Tap: Writing Goodnight Los Alamos Talk Aug. 5

on August 4, 2019 - 6:55am
Whitney Spivey
 
LACD News:
 
Join the Los Alamos Arts Council and the Creative District at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5 at projectY cowork for Art On Tap, featuring a conversation with Whitney Spivey and Brenda Fleming, the author and illustrator of local children’s book, Goodnight, Los Alamos.
 
The book creators will detail their creative process to make their vision a reality, and what’s involved in the publishing business.
 
When first-time mom Whitney Spivey had twin daughters in March 2017, she struggled to find a Los Alamos-themed book to read them before bed. So, she wrote one.

NWS: Today’s High Near 77; Tonight’s Low Around 58

on August 4, 2019 - 6:52am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 77 with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms mainly after noon and tonight’s low around 58. Courtesy/NWS

Courtesy/NWS

Daily Postcard: Big Baby Hummingbird Stays In Nest

on August 4, 2019 - 6:36am
Daily Postcard: This big baby hummingbird had no siblings and seems to have decided never to leave home while the broods in three other nests at this Los Alamos residence had two siblings each and have all left home. Photo by Ben Tobias

Rockin’ Night With Two Of Secret City’s Favorite Bands

on August 3, 2019 - 9:34pm
Where's the party? Friday night it was at Ashley Pond Park for the Secret City Summer Concert with the Hillstompers and Igor and the Red Elvises. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Russ Gordon, Karen Easton and DK Warner welcome concert-goers to Century Bank Night with The Red Elvises. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Igor Yuzov, left, and DK Warner are gonna rock, with some help from Deeja Sandoval. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
The Hillstompers Brass! Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Ashley Pond Park fills with concert-goers.

Natural Gas Purging On N.M. 502/East Road Aug. 5-6

on August 3, 2019 - 5:05pm
COUNTY News:
 
Under contract with the Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities, Paul Parker Construction will work on a section of natural gas pipeline as part of the N.M. 502 roundabout project.
 
Work will occur early in the week on the south side of N.M. 502, east of the intersection at Canyon Road.
 
Gas will be purged from the line several times between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5 and Tuesday, Aug. 6.
 
According to department officials, individuals near the area may small natural gas and hear loud noises during the purging procedure.

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