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FLAC Welcomes Artist Dave Merriman With His Handmade Windchimes At Arts & Crafts Fair Aug. 10

on August 3, 2019 - 2:35pm
Artist Dave Merriman and his handmade windchimes. Courtesy photo
 
Handmade windchimes by artist Dave Merriman. Courtesy photo
 
FLAC News:
 
Reminder ... the Arts & Crafts Fair is down to just seven days away Swing on by to check out Dave Merriman and his handmade windchimes.
 
Each of Merriman's pipes are carefully tuned and built with a swivel for free rotation without getting wound up and come with a lifetime warranty.
 
Fun Fact: Wind chimes are thought to bring good luck in parts of Asia and are traditionally used in Feng Shui.
 
The community is invited to stop by 9 a.m.

Cone Zone: Week Of Aug. 5

on August 3, 2019 - 9:14am
COUNTY News:
 
Diamond Drive Paving
 
Star Paving is 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. 
 
Asphalt milling and paving work continue the Week of Aug. 4. Residents and businesses along Diamond Drive can expect to see and hear activities related to road construction; Work will occur Sunday starting at 6 p.m. and continue throughout the night all week.

Health Commons Opens In Los Alamos

on August 3, 2019 - 7:02am

During a tour Wednesday with local officials and media, Andrea Sandoval of the Las Clinicas del Norte opens the door to the newly remodeled Health Commons, formally known as the Public Health Office at 1183 Diamond Dr., Ste. D. The new clinic was made possible by the joint effort of Los Alamos County, New Mexico Departent of Health and Las Clinica del Norte. The Clinic will offer full services for family planning, immunizations, mental health and primary care and services that the former Public Health office provided.

Gordon Tribute Concert, Happy Hops And Yoga On The Mountain Happening At Pajarito This Weekend

on August 3, 2019 - 6:50am
PAJARITO News:
 
Pajarito Mountain is offering a full weekend of summer fun Aug. 3-4 including a Gordon Tribute Concert.
 
The lift is turning 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for lift-served downhill mountain biking and hiking all weekend. Pajarito Mountain Cafe is open 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., serving delicious New Mexican food and mountain staples.
 
The Los Alamos Ski Club presents the Gordon Tribute Concert that features five bands to honor the 30-year legacy of the Gordon’s Concert Series in Los Alamos. Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op is serving up cold beer and FREE beer for those lucky enough to find a

On The Job In Los Alamos: Market President Liddie Martinez At Enterprise Bank & Trust

on August 3, 2019 - 6:40am

On the job in Los Alamos in her new first floor corner office Wednesday is Liddie Martinez, president - Los Alamos Region & director of Community Engagement for Enterprise Bank & Trust at 1200 Trinity Dr. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

NWS: Today’s High Near 80; Tonight’s Low Around 59

on August 3, 2019 - 6:36am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 80 with a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms likely after 3 p.m. and tonight’s low around 59. Courtesy/NWS

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for portions of southwest and south central New Mexico this afternoon through evening. Slow storm motions may lead to locally heavy rainfall and flash flooding. Turn Around, Don't Drown! Courtesy/NWS

Daily Postcard: Butterfly Sits On Echinacea Flowers

on August 3, 2019 - 6:21am

Daily Postcard: Butterfly sitting on an Echinacea flower recently in White Rock. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs 

Evening Scene Over Red Elvises Concert At Pond

on August 2, 2019 - 10:10pm
The music was fun and the sunset beautiful this evening at the Red Elvises Concert at Ashley Pond Pavilion. Photo by Rick Reiss

Class Of 2019 Los Alamos High School Athletic Hall Of Fame Inductees Announced

on August 2, 2019 - 4:33pm

LAHS Athletics Department:

During Homecoming weekend 2019, the Los Alamos High School Athletic Department will be inducting its 6th Hall of Fame Class. 

Inductees will be invited to join the Homecoming Pep Rally and Parade Friday, Sept. 20 and will be introduced at the football game that evening.

A banquet will be held in their honor at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 at LAHS. This event is open to the public. Tickets for $25 will be available at the LAHS Athletic Office.

The Inductees for the Class of 2019:

  • Bruce Cottrell;
  • Kris Monaghan;
  • Ann Cernicek;
  • Molly Cernicek;
  • Aubrey Jones-Woahn;
  • Eddie

New 86 Room Hotel With 250-300 Seat Conference Center May Be Coming To Los Alamos

on August 2, 2019 - 4:01pm

A view of the 20th Street Extension area where a new 86 room extended stay hotel and conference center may be constructed. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Staff Report

In an effort to meet its goal of enhancing support and opportunities for the local business environment, the Los Alamos County Council will consider at its meeting Tuesday evening, introducing Ordinance No. 695, which adopts an economic development project for public support of TNJLA LLC.

The requested public support is for a grant of County owned parcels of land on 20th Street Extension, which has the “Smart House” on

On The Job In Los Alamos: Executive Directors Cindy Padilla Of UWNNM; Rachel Kizielewicz Of LACF

on August 2, 2019 - 9:30am

On the job in Los Alamos discussing local nonprofit programs are Executive Director Cindy Padilla of United Way of Northern New Mexico, left, and Executive Director Rachel Kizielewicz of the Los Alamos Community Foundation, meeting Wednesday afternoon in Padilla's office on the ground level of Enterprise Bank & Trust at 1200 Trinity Dr. Enterprise Bank provides office space to both community organizations at no charge. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
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SFCC Services & Fitness Center Opening Late Aug. 8

on August 2, 2019 - 9:17am
SFCC News:
 
SANTA FE Santa Fe Community College’s services including academic advising, registration assistance and the cashier’s office as well as the William C. Witter Fitness Education Center will open at 10 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 8 due to a campuswide staff and faculty meeting.
 
The SFCC Continuing Education Office will be closed for the full day Aug. 8 for staff training and development.
 
SFCC’s Kids Campus will be open for regular operational hours Aug. 8. The Santa Fe Higher Education Center, 1950 Siringo Road, will observe regular hours to accommodate the partnership

Los Alamos County Fair & Rodeo Events And The Vesicular Stomatitis Outbreak

on August 2, 2019 - 8:49am
Per recommendations stated on the New Mexico Livestock Board’s website (https://www.nmlbonline.com/news): ALL participants bringing horses, mules, donkeys, sheep, and goats coming from outside the North Mesa Stables are required to stop at the Veterinarian Inspection Station. Inspections are being provided by a knowledgeable and certified veterinarian, and any animals suspected of having VS will be sent home before entering into the Los Alamos County Fair & Rodeo Parade. Contact the Los Alamos County Recreation Division at 505.662.8170 or lacrec@lacnm.us with any questions. Courtesy photo
 

PEEC: Discover World Of Real-Life Zombies Aug. 6

on August 2, 2019 - 8:47am
Andrew Bartlow will give a presentation at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 6 at the Los Alamos Nature Center to explore how some parasites have evolved to manipulate their hosts and turn them into their own zombie bodyguards. In this photo he is on Mindoro Island in the Philippines on a museum collection trip where he was one of the parasitologists who went to collect parasites from birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians. Courtesy/PEEC
 
PEEC News:
 
Join Andrew Bartlow at the Los Alamos Nature Center Tuesday, Aug.

Taos Fall Arts Festival Two-Day Symposium Sept. 27

on August 2, 2019 - 8:19am
ART News:
 
TAOS Taos Fall Arts Festival “Art & Words: Critical Thinking and Writing About Art,” a two-day, multi-venue symposium set for Sept. 27- 28.
 
The program is a collaboration of Taos Fall Arts Festival, The Magazine, The Harwood Museum of Art and SOMOS.
 
The symposium begins at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 27, with a keynote talk, “My Life in Art Criticism,” by Peter Plagens at Harwood Museum of Art.
 
Plagens is an American artist and art critic based in New York City. He is the former art critic for Newsweek and writes regularly for The Wall Street Journal.

FLAC Welcomes Artist Laura Salamy To 39th Annual Summer Arts & Crafts Fair Saturday Aug. 10

on August 2, 2019 - 8:14am
Courtesy/FLAC
 
Rug hooking artist Laura Salamy
 
ART News:
 
There is just eight days until the 39th annual Fuller Lodge Art Center Summer Arts & Crafts Fair and today's featured artist is Laura Salamy, a local Rug Hooking artist.
 
Described as a little less than traditional, Salamy creatively designs rugs, table mats, runners and wall hangings, and said that she prefers utilizing recycled materials.
 
The community is invited to attend the fair, purchase a unique rug and speak with Salamy 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10 on the lawn at Fuller Lodge.
 
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Annual Pueblo Independence Day Celebration Aug. 11

on August 2, 2019 - 8:13am
Ruins of San Jose de Los Jemez Mission, Jemez Historic Site. Courtesy/New Mexico Historic Sites 
 
Bosque Redondo Memorial at Fort Sumner. Courtesy/New Mexico Historic Sites 
 
NMHS News:
 
SANTA FE New Mexico Historic Sites is hosting two major commemorative events in August.
 
The 16th annual Pueblo Independence Day celebration is Sunday, Aug. 11, in the village of Jemez Springs. The event commemorates the events of Aug. 10, 1680, when the Pueblo People of New Mexico and Arizona launched a successful rebellion against Spanish colonization.
 
Later in August, the Bosque Redondo

LAPS Notice Of Possible Quorum Aug. 6

on August 2, 2019 - 8:12am

NWS: Today’s High Near 82; Tonight’s Low Around 59

on August 2, 2019 - 8:09am

The National Weather Service forecasts showers and thunderstorms will be most prevalent this afternoon and evening in the north and west portions of the state. Slow and erratic movement will lead to locally heavy rain and potential flooding. Today’s high in Los Alamos near 82 with a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms likely after noon and tonight’s low around 59. Courtesy/NWS

Daily Postcard: Bucks Munching Apples On Walnut

on August 2, 2019 - 7:40am

Daily Postcard: A buck reaches high for apples on a tree early Thursday evening at a residence on Walnut Street. Photo by Anthony S. Clark

These bucks are going after the low lying fruit that has dropped on the ground from an apple tree at a residence Thursday on Walnut Street. Photo by Anthony S. Clark

Bucks with velvet racks spotted sniffing around for apples Thursday on Walnut Street. Photo by Anthony S. Clark

Lunch With LANL Director Benefits Local YMCA

on August 1, 2019 - 3:39pm

Gathered for a special lunch today at the Blue Window Bistro to benefit the Los Alamos Family YMCA, from left, Emily McGay, her husband and local developer Roger Waterman, Laboratory Director Thom Mason, Los Alamos Daily Post Publisher Carol A. Clark and Roger's brother Kent Waterman. Roger, a longtime YMCA Board member, was the successful bidder at the annual YMCA Red and Black Ball this year to have lunch with the director and he invited the others to join him. At about $20 a minute, the lunch will help the Y provide scholarships for many in need. Photo by Bonnie Gordon/ladailypost.com

Workforce Solutions Department Funding Will Support Training For High-Demand Jobs At LANL And N3B

on August 1, 2019 - 9:52am

Officials and students gather Tuesday morning at NNMC for the announcement of a new program funded by Workforce Solutions that will train more than 50 area students for high-paying jobs at with LANL and N3B. Photo by Arin McKenna/Valley Daily Post

 

By ARIN MCKENNA
Valley Daily Post

New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions, the Department of Higher Education, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Newport News Nuclear BWXT-Los Alamos (N3B), Northern New Mexico College and University of New Mexico–Los Alamos held a joint press conference Tuesday at NNMC to announce a new program

County Notice Of Possible Quorum Aug. 10

on August 1, 2019 - 9:42am

Los Alamos Aquatomics Team Shines At Long Course State Championships 2019

on August 1, 2019 - 9:26am
 
Los Alamos Aquatomics 2nd place winners at New Mexico Swimming Long Course Championships 2019 held July 25-28 at the Aquatics Center in Los Alamos. Courtesy photo
 
High point champions in individual events for their age group of 11-12, swimmers Sophia Pieck and Duncan Henderson with Coach Mark Scott. Courtesy photo
 
By Coach Mark Scott
Los Alamos Aquatomics
 
Normally, for a meet summary I would focus on a few swimmers that performed at high levels, and at one point I had more tha three pages of must mention individual swimmer highlights for the Aquatomics.
 
However, this

Community Spotlight: Carmen Kramer Of Enterprise Bank & Trust

on August 1, 2019 - 9:26am

Carmen Kramer in her office last Thursday at Enterprise Bank & Trust in Los Alamos. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

 

By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post
caclark/ladailypost.com

Carmen Kramer arrived in Los Alamos in 2013 from Germany ... by way of the Canary Islands, Copenhagen and Albuquerque.

Kramer was born in Kiel, a town of about 250,000 people, near Hamburg, Germany. She is the first child born to Georg and Ingrid Kramer and older sister to brother Carsten.

After finishing Office Clerk/Business School training in 1987, Kramer went to work in a small pump factory in Kiel

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