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This Week At Los Alamos Farmers Market

on October 2, 2019 - 1:36pm
Heirloom tomatoes. Courtesy photo
LAFM News:
This week at Los Alamos Farmers Market 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Thursday at Mesa Public Library parking lot:
Shishitos, Tomatoes, Potatoes, Radishes, Onions, Garlic, Vinegars, Jams, Dried Tomatoes, Beans Chicos, Black Beans, Pinto Beans, Squashes, Green Beans, jacama, Cherry tomatoes, Corn Berries, Apples, Peaches, Plums, Pears, Grapes, Apple cider, Dried Apple, Snow cones, Honey, Honey Sticks, Goat milk soap, Gluten free baked goods, quiches, cookies, scones, chala breads, Kettle corn, Tacos and burritos, egg plant, salad greens, eggs,

United Way Of Northern New Mexico Opens 2019 Community Action Fund Grant Process

on October 2, 2019 - 11:45am



The United Way of Northern New Mexico (UWNNM) has announced the opening of its 2019 Community Action Fund Grant Process.

UWNNM has moved its grant cycle to the fall to provide non-profits funding at the start of the calendar year.

Starting Tuesday, Oct. 1, non-profits serving residents in Los Alamos and Rio Arriba counties have the opportunity to request funding for their programs.

“UWNNM is committed to working to address social determinants of health including housing, health literacy, food insecurity, social supports, crime and violence, economic wellbeing


ProjectY Cowork Los Alamos Announces New Community & Marketing Manager Christina McCormick

on October 2, 2019 - 9:55am

projectY Community & Marketing Manager Christina McCormick


Los Alamos MainStreet announced Tuesday that Christina McCormick has been selected as Community & Marketing Manager of projectY cowork Los Alamos.

McCormick will oversee day-to-day management of projectY cowork, the downtown coworking space that strengthens the local economy by providing convenient and affordable work spaces for entrepreneurs, remote workers, freelancers, trailing partners to those working at the national lab, and others.

Previously, McCormick taught career explorations, financial literacy and

‘Alignment’ Comedy About Aging WRSC Thursday

on October 2, 2019 - 9:28am

A crowd gathers Sept. 18 at the Betty Ehart Senior Center for ‘Alignment’ a new 10-minute comedy about ‘aging’ written by Robert F. Benjamin and performed by Pat Beck and Kelly Dolejsi. In the comedy, her old car needs repairs and the mechanic offers her options to align the car’s front-end, but are these repairs affordable and is it worth the effort? And who is the mysterious mechanic, anyway? This free show will be performed again Thursday, Oct. 3 at the White Rock Senior Center. There is audience talkback after each performance and refreshments will be served. Courtesy photo

On The Job In Los Alamos: At Flowers By Gillian

on October 2, 2019 - 8:47am

On the job in Los Alamos is Gillian Sutton, owner of Flowers by Gillian, working on floral arrangements Monday at her store at 3801 Arkansas Ave. Sutton has been in the flower arranging business for 26 years. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Jenn Bartram/

NWS: Today’s High Near 71; Tonight’s Low Around 46

on October 2, 2019 - 8:28am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 71 with sunny skies and tonight’s low around 46. Courtesy/NWS

Daily Postcard: Sun Sets Behind Mountain

on October 2, 2019 - 7:55am

Daily Postcard: The sun sets behind the mountain Tuesday evening as viewed from Canyon Road near Diamond Drive. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Cowboy Breakfast At Posse Lodge Sunday Oct. 6

on October 1, 2019 - 9:08pm

Kiwanis Hosts School Board Candidates, Steinhaus

on October 1, 2019 - 7:49pm

Los Alamos Public Schools Superintendent Kurt Steinhaus, center, participates in the Kiwanis Club meeting held Tuesday afternoon at Trinity on the Hill along with school board candidates, from left, Morris Pongratz, Christine Bernstein, Julia Baker and Dawn Jalbert. Steinhaus discussed the school bond, which, if approved, would provide funds to upgrade school facilities in White Rock.

UNM-LA Offers Federal Aid Application Workshop

on October 1, 2019 - 10:13am
UNM-LA will assist families with preparing their 2020-2021 FAFSAs at a workshop Oct. 9. COurtesy/UNM-LA

UNM-LA News:

The University of New Mexico Los Alamos (UNM-LA) is offering a workshop 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9 to assist students (and their families) in completing the Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA).

Computers will be available so participants can complete the online application during the event. UNM-LA has planned this event to provide assistance.

The workshop will be held in Building 6, Room 639 on the UNM-LA campus, 4000 University Dr.

On The Job In Los Alamos: At Bob’s Bodacious BBQ

on October 1, 2019 - 9:57am

On the job in Los Alamos Monday are Jacquie McCormick and Hailey Gallegos at Bob’s Bodacious BBQ at 3801 Ste. G Arkansas. Learn more about Bob’s Bodacious BBQ by clicking here. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Jenn Bartram/

GOP Meeting At UNM-LA Oct. 3 & Hosting Constitution Day Dinner At Cottonwood On The Greens Oct. 5

on October 1, 2019 - 8:14am

GOP News:

The Republican Party of Los Alamos is hosting two events this week:

  • Monthly Meeting - at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, in Room 505 at UNM-LA with guest speaker is Dr. Kurt Steinhaus, superintendent of the Los Alamos Public Schools. A light supper will be provided; and
  • Annual Constitution Day Dinner - 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Cottonwood on the Greens. Agenda includes a silent auction, winners of the Student Constitution Essay Contest, and featured speaker Dr. Gavin Clarkson. Tickets are $60/person at the door. Contact:

MANNM ​Diabetes 1 mile/ 3.2 mile Walk/Run Saturday

on October 1, 2019 - 5:53am


Medical Associates of Northern New Mexico (MANNM), ​​, invites all members of the public to join in its second ​Diabetes 1 mile/ 3.2 mile Walk/Run.

The event is at ​9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 at Rover Park in White Rock​ to raise awareness for Diabetes while supporting two great causes - the ADA Camp 180 New Mexico program for kids with type 1 Diabetes and Self Help, Inc, ​​ as they celebrate their 50th year supporting people in need in Northern New Mexico

The ADA reports:

  • 1 in 11 Americans has diabetes today;
  • Every 23 seconds someone

Self Help Celebratory And Fundraising Gala Saturday

on October 1, 2019 - 5:39am
Santa Clara wedding vase by Nicolasa Naranjo (1907-2002) measures 12" high and is just one of more than 50 items available at the Self Help 50thAnniversary Gala’s auctions. Courtesy/Self Help


It’s an important year for Self Help, and everyone’s invited to help celebrate!

Just a few tickets remain for a celebratory and fundraising gala 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church’s Kelly Hall benefiting Self Help’s work fighting poverty in northern New Mexico.

Attendees will have an evening of food, conversation and great auction deals—all while


NWS: Today’s High Near 74; Tonight’s Low Around 50

on October 1, 2019 - 5:35am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 74 with a 40 percent chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms mainly before noon and tonight’s low around 50.

Daily Postcard: Sunrise Friday Over Los Alamos

on October 1, 2019 - 5:33am

Daily Postcard: The sunrise Friday morning over Los Alamos. Photo by Kathy Willcutt

Scenes From 2019 Los Alamos Health Fair

on September 30, 2019 - 2:37pm

The 2019 Los Alamos Health Fair drew a big crowd Saturday to Griffith Gymnasium. The Fair is organized by the Los Alamos Heart Council in partnership with Los Alamos Medical Center. Photo by John McHale/ 

Gary Houfeck reacts to his flu shot Saturday at the Health Fair ... oh come on Gary ... as they say in the Marines: suck it up buttercup! Photo by John McHale/

Los Alamos Medical Center CEO John Whiteside chats with Health Fair Chair Phil Gursky of the Los Alamos Heart Council, the organizations that partner to bring the annual Health Fair to the community.

LANL Foundation Welcomes Two New Employees

on September 30, 2019 - 2:28pm
Education Enrichment Director Michael Dabrieo and Director of Evaluation and Learning Kersti Tyson join the LANL Foundation team. Courtesy/LANLF
LANL Foundation welcomes new Director of Evaluation and Learning Kersti Tyson, PhD and Education Enrichment Director Michael Dabrieo.
Tyson’s primary focus will be utilizing research and evaluation to support the Foundation’s mission, vision, values and strategies across the spectrum of public education.

Tourism Implementation Task Force Meets Wednesday

on September 30, 2019 - 2:25pm

The Alley Brings Bowling Back To Santa Fe

on September 30, 2019 - 1:02pm
The Alley operators Joey Padilla and Hannah Padilla. Courtesy photo
Courtesy photo
SANTA FE — The Alley Lanes & Lounge, a new entertainment establishment located in the De Vargas Center in Santa Fe announces its grand opening.
An official ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, in celebration.
The Alley offers 12 regulation bowling lanes, six billiard tables, three darts boards, two indoor turf courts for bocce (a smaller version of the classic Italian game), two shuffleboard tables and an arcade with new and classic games.

BPU Holds Special Session Wednesday

on September 30, 2019 - 1:00pm

Countdown: 26 Days To Pumpkin Carving World Event!

on September 30, 2019 - 12:08pm

Concept map for the world record pumpkin carving event. #1300pumpkinparty. Courtesy/LAAC

LAAC News:

There are just 26 days left until a world event occurs in Los Alamos.

Los Alamos Arts Council invites people from all over New Mexico to participate in its attempt to capture the Guinness World Record for “Most People Carving Pumpkins Simultaneously”.

The event begins at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26 and the goal is to have 1,300 pumpkins carved simultaneously along Central Avenue.

It is strongly recommended that participants be at least 10 years old.

Tickets are available for purchase at CB

LAPS Board Candidate Hosts ‘Sit & Meet’ Tuesday

on September 30, 2019 - 12:02pm
Christine Bernstein
Christine Bernstein, a teacher at Pojoaque High School and Los Alamos resident running for School Board in Dist. 3 (Aspen) is hosting a “sit & meet” with residents 2-3:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1 at Starbucks on Central Ave.
The community is invited to join Bernstein and get answers to questions and concerns about LAPS and find out more about her unique teacher approach to facilitate Board decisions for 21st Century students.

Ringworm Outbreak Closes Los Alamos Animal Shelter

on September 30, 2019 - 11:33am

The Los Alamos Animal Shelter is closed today due to an outbreak of ringworm. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

LAPD News:

The Los Alamos Animal Shelter is closed today due to an outbreak of ringworm in the cats staying at the shelter.

It is standard procedure to conduct a thorough deep cleaning of the cat room, quarantine room and entire Animal Shelter to contain exposure and ensure a safe environment.

It is anticipated that the animal shelter will be closed only today and reopen Tuesday.

‘Moving Forward’ Workshop Presented At UNM-LA

on September 30, 2019 - 11:23am

Courtesy/TEWA Women United

UNM-LA News:

UNM-Los Alamos (UNM-LA), in collaboration with TEWA Women United V.O.I.C.E.S. (Valuing Our Integrity with Courage, Empowerment and Support), invites the community to a workshop that explores the complicated historical and cultural environment of Northern New Mexico, and addresses the effects of the intergenerational trauma from sexual violence.

The workshop, called “Moving Forward” is 1-5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16 in Building 2, Room 230 on the UNM-LA Campus, 4000 University Dr. Refreshments will be served. 

“Moving Forward” is an interactive