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Los Alamos County Council Calls For Letters Of Interest To Fill Probate Judge Vacancy

on April 3, 2019 - 8:46am

Probate Judge Anne Nobile


The Los Alamos County Council was informed March 15 that Probate Judge Anne Nobile would resign effective June 1, 2019. Nobile was elected to the position in the November 2018 General Election.  

The County Council is responsible for filling the vacancy left by Nobile’s resignation. Based on the past approach for appointment of a Probate Judge, Council has asked the County Manager to advertise for letters of interest, to be submitted to the Council for consideration. The successful applicant would finish Nobile’s term, which will end Dec. 31, 2022.

Cowboy Breakfast At Posse Lodge Sunday

on April 3, 2019 - 8:22am

Scenes From LAMS Annual Washington, D.C. Trip

on April 3, 2019 - 7:11am
Los Alamos Middle School 8th graders in front of the Capitol Building during this year’s annual spring break trip to Washington, D.C. Sign up is underway for next year’s LAMS 8th grade spring break trip to Washington, D.C. A $49 deposit is required to secure a reservation on this educational trip to the Nation’s Capital. Reservations can be made at using trip I D# 173688 or by calling 1.800.468.5899. See Facebook, LAMS Washington DC Trip to see pictures of this year’s and previous year’s trips. Call Roberta Cocking at 505.670.0679 with questions. Courtesy photo

The Votes Are In – Let The Singing Begin!

on April 3, 2019 - 6:59am
Broadway performer DS Nagid and Library Programs Coordinator Katy Korkos Tuesday during an interview at KRSN. Photo by Nancy Coombs
Everyone is invited to a Community Singalong, 7 p.m. Friday, April 5 at Fuller Lodge. Broadway performer DS Magid and the Los Alamos County Library System have teamed up to present an evening of songs from classic Broadway musicals of the ‘40s,‘50s, and ‘60s.
The top vote-getters in the survey to pick the songs are: Oh What a Beautiful Morning, Getting to Know You, June is Bustin’ Out all Over, Seventy-Six Trombones and Oklahoma, More

New Mexico Joins National Census Day Of Action

on April 3, 2019 - 6:42am
CCP News:
ALBUQUERQUE As part of the “National Census Day of Action”, the Center for Civic Policy launched a digital PSA campaign Monday to highlight the preparations happening for an accurate count in New Mexico.
The 2020 Census will determine how more than $800 billion in federal funding is allocated each year. The census is critical for figuring out what our communities need to be healthier, safer and more successful.
A series of nine different PSAs are currently live on Facebook. The PSAs focus on highlighting the importance of census participation and why an accurate count

Scenes From 24th Annual Los Alamos Photographer’s Show Opening Event In Gallery At Mesa Public Library

on April 3, 2019 - 6:40am

The 24th Annual Los Alamos Photographer's Show opened Monday evening in the gallery at Mesa Public Library. The show features the images of 26 photographers exhibiting 154 photographs of exotic animals and locations from all over the world and at home. The show rums through April 27. Photo by John McHale/

The gallery was well attended Monday for the opening. Photo by John McHale/

Doris Ford stands by her photo of a Blue Footed Booby taken in the Galapagos Islands. Photo by John McHale/

Janet Harry views a photo entitled ‘Got My Goat’ by

On The Job In Los Alamos: In Starbucks At Smith’s

on April 3, 2019 - 6:15am

On the job in Los Alamos is Monique Montoya serving up coffee Saturday at Starbucks in Smith’s Marketplace where she has worked for 8 months. The Starbucks Corporation coffeehouse chain was founded March 31, 1971 in Seattle, Wash. As of early 2019, the company operates more than 30,000 locations worldwide including two in Los Alamos. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Jenn Bartram/

Town Hall Meeting For Businesses 5:30 p.m. Today

on April 3, 2019 - 6:01am
Business owners are invited to attend a Town Hall meeting with Los Alamos County Council Chair Sara Scott and Councilor Randall Ryti at 5:30 p.m. today, April 3 in Council Chambers at the Municipal Building.
The meeting will focus on one of seven goals adopted in the 2019 Strategic Leadership Plan: Enhancing support and opportunities for the local business environment. This includes appropriate support for existing businesses, growing new businesses, and supporting technology start-ups and spin-offs.
During the first 10 minutes, Chair Scott and Councilor Ryti will

NWS: Today’s High Near 52, Tonight’s Low Around 34

on April 3, 2019 - 5:48am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 52 with a 60 percent chance of showers, thunderstorms and gusty winds possible. Tonight’s low around 34 with mostly clear skies. Courtesy/NWS

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s chances of precipitation around the state and areas to the south under burn bans. Courtesy/NWS

Daily Postcard: Sunset Amid Cloudy Sky In White Rock

on April 3, 2019 - 5:26am

Daily Postcard: The sun begins to set amid a cloudy sky recently in White Rock. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Register Early And Save Money For Dog Jog Event

on April 2, 2019 - 4:45pm
Scene from a previous Dog Jog event. Courtesy photo

Scene from a previous Dog Jog event. Courtesy photo
On the mark, get set, Wag!  Dogs and their human companions will gather at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 27 at Rover Park in White Rock to run the 5-kilometer course or walk the 2-mile course in the annual Dog Jog. Race prizes and awards will be given for the fastest runners, walkers and dogs in all manner of fun categories. 
Coordinated by the Los Alamos Dog Obedience Club, the Mountain Canine Corps, and the Atomic City Roadrunners, the Dog Jog is a fund-raising event

Get Fancy With Those Easter Eggs This Year!

on April 2, 2019 - 4:44pm
Candle wax is used to decorate an Easter egg. Learn how to create intricate designs on eggs during the Pysanky Egg Dyeing Class Saturday at the Fuller Lodge Art Center. Courtesy photo
FLAC News:
Ever used the white crayon out of a box of Crayola’s to create a ghost image on an Easter egg that only shows up once it is set in dye? That is the idea behind the Pysanky Egg Dyeing Class. But this technique is far more elaborate!
From 9 a.m.

News Alert Update: Water Line Temporarily Repaired

on April 2, 2019 - 4:42pm

News Alert Update:

Water crews with Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities have completed temporary repairs to the water line in Rover Boulevard between N.M. 4 and Meadow Lane. 

All traffic control devices have been demobilized and the southbound lane is open.

A permanent replacement of this section of water line is scheduled to occur Saturday, April 6. 


LAHS Grad Laura Beach To Receive National Award

on April 2, 2019 - 11:00am

2019 ADA Award of Merit recipient Laura Beach


The Antiques Dealers’ Association of America, Inc. will present the 2019 ADA Award of Merit to journalist and author Laura Beach, whose scholarship, journalistic acumen, and broad understanding of the complicated world of art, antiques, and design have benefited dealers, curators, collectors from all over the United States and beyond.

This award recognizes those who have made outstanding contributions to the fields of American fine and decorative arts and the business of buying and selling antiques.

April Is National Donate Life Month

on April 2, 2019 - 10:17am
Los Alamos
National Donate Life Month (NDLM) was established by Donate Life America and its partnering organizations in 2003.
Celebrated in April each year, NDLM features an entire month of local, regional and national activities to help encourage Americans to register as organ, eye and tissue donors and to celebrate those that have saved lives through the gift of donation.
NDLM honors the compassion and generosity of registered donors, donor families, and living donors.

New Alert: Another Water Break In White Rock

on April 2, 2019 - 10:06am

New Alert:

Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities is reporting another water break in White Rock on Rover Boulevard between N.M. 4 and Meadow Lane.

DPU water crews will shift southbound traffic into the center turn lane beginning around 10 a.m. today to complete temporary repairs.

No interruption of water services are anticipated.

The estimated time repairs will be completed is unknown at this time. Permanent replacement of this section of waterline is scheduled to occur Saturday, April 6.

Motorists are advised to take special care when entering the work zone, both for their safety

Sixty Students Visit Bradbury Thanks To Rotary Club

on April 2, 2019 - 9:53am
Students from Amy Beihl Community School during a field trip to the Bradbury Science Museum for which the Los Alamos Rotary Club sponsored the transportation expenses. Courtesy photo
In partnership with the Bradbury Science Museum Association (BSMA), the Los Alamos Rotary Club recently sponsored the transportation expenses for three 5th grade classes from Amy Biehl Community School in Santa Fe to visit the Bradbury Science Museum.
The students divided into three groups and took turns touring downtown Los Alamos, stopping for lunch at Ashley Pond Park and visiting the

Prism April 2019

on April 2, 2019 - 9:16am

Click on Prism to read this month's edition.

County-Sponsored Astronomy Dark Night April 6

on April 2, 2019 - 8:48am
Pajarito Astronomers News:
The Pajarito Astronomers is holding its first County-Sponsored Dark Night of 2019 starting at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 6 at Spirio Soccer Field, Overlook Park in White Rock.  
Weather permitting, the public is invited to come out, wander among the telescopes and star gaze.
The moon and the planet Mars will potentially be visible during the evening. There will be a tour of the late-winter and spring constellations and there will be telescope views of double stars, star clusters, nebulae and galaxies.
The public is invited and encouraged to attend.

Local GOP Hosts Monthly Meeting 6 p.m. Thursday

on April 2, 2019 - 8:42am

RPLA News:

The Republican Party of Los Alamos County will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 4 in Wallace Hall at UNM-LA.

All registered Republicans are invited to attend the Central Committee Meeting 6-6:50 p.m., followed by a break for refreshments.

Starting at 7 p.m., the public is invited to attend a special presentation: “Fatal Flaws:  Legalizing Assisted Death” Part 2. Physician-Assisted Suicide legislation, HB 90 and SB 153, failed to pass in the 2019 Legislative Session.

PAC 8 Auction Underway ... Bid Early And Often

on April 2, 2019 - 8:24am
Scene from a PAC 8 video class shooting at Ruby K's Bagel Cafe. Courtesy photo
Scene from a PAC 8 video class shooting at the Los Alamos History Museum. Courtesy photo
Auction item. Courtesy photo
PAC 8 News:
The annual PAC 8 online auction fundraiser is underway. PAC 8 is a nonprofit organization and community media center. The money raised by this auction goes to scholarships for students, PAC 8 internships and other worthy programs.
President’s Challenge
PAC 8 Board of Directors President Dave Schiferl will match each dollar donated to PAC 8 with one of his own, up

NWS: Today’s High Near 57, Tonight’s Low Around 38

on April 2, 2019 - 8:09am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 57 with mostly cloudy skies and tonight’s low around 38. Courtesy/NWS

Daily Postcard: Spring Was So Close!

on April 2, 2019 - 7:59am

Daily Postcard: Yucca plants get a coating from the snow that fell Sunday around the area. Photo by Tammy Jimines

LAFD: New Mexico Gas Inline Inspections Begin Today

on April 1, 2019 - 9:33am

LAFD News:

New Mexico Gas is conductung its DOT required In-line Inspection on the Los Alamos DOE 12” Transmission Pipeline.

This project consists of running a tool, normally called a pig, inside the pipeline to assess the integrity of the pipe itself. The project starts at Los Alamos West, near the Quemazon community, down to Los Alamos East, which is right off N.M. 502 and Camino Entrada.

At some point during this project, blowing down small amounts of gas at Los Alamos West is required to put the tool inside the line and gas venting will be necessary at the Los Alamos East station for a

Los Alamos County Releases Results Of Economic Vitality Strategic Plan Priorities Survey

on April 1, 2019 - 9:22am

Read the entire report on the County website.