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Historic Santa Fe Foundation Exhibition Opens Feb. 8

on January 23, 2019 - 6:17am
From left, art created by Jacqueline Hill, Mara Saxer, Melanie McWhorter and Pete Warzel. Courtesy photo
HSFF News:
Historic Santa Fe Foundation (HSFF) will host its fifth annual staff show titled On/Off Hours 5.
The exhibition opens 5-7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 8 and continues through Feb. 25 at El Zaguán, 545 Canyon Road, Suite 2 in Santa Fe.
On/Off Hours 5 features artist-selected works including Jacqueline Hill's collages, Melanie McWhorter's installation with photographs from Japan, Mara Saxer's stained glass and wall pieces, and Pete Warzel's drawings.
Hill uses various fabrics for

Daily Postcard: North Mesa Sunrise

on January 23, 2019 - 5:14am

Daily Postcard: Sunrise Tuesday over North Mesa. Photo by Trisha Ancell

NWS: Today’s High Near 34, Tonight’s Low Around 16

on January 23, 2019 - 5:05am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 34 with sunny skies and a wind chill value as low as -1 and tonight’s low around 16. Courtesy/NWS

Gas Tax Hike Backers Say NM Roads Need Funding

on January 22, 2019 - 12:05pm
Craig Meadows of Denver fuels his GMC Yukon at the Allsup's gas pumps on North Guadalupe, where he paid $41.64 for a half tank Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. New Mexico's government has not raised the state tax on gasoline since 1993. A bill sponsored by Democrats in the state House of Representatives would raise the tax on gasoline by 10 cents a gallon. Photo by Luis Sánchez Saturno/The New Mexican
Justin Lindsey of Santa Fe checked the oil in his car's engine while buying gas at the Allsup's station on North Guadalupe Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. Photo by Luis Sánchez Saturno/The New Mexican

NWS: Today’s High Near 30, Tonight’s Low Around 11

on January 22, 2019 - 8:05am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high near 30 with a 40 percent chance of scattered snow showers and a total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible. Tonight’s low around 11. Courtesy/NWS

Daily Postcard: Super Blood Wolf Moon Rising Sunday North Of Truchas Peaks

on January 22, 2019 - 7:47am
Daily Postcard: The Super Blood Wolf Moon rising Sunday north of the Truchas Peaks. Photo by Marc Bailey
Sequence compiled of the Super Blood Wolf Moon eclipse viewed Sunday from Los Alamos. Photo by Marc Bailey

Dist. 43 Rep. Christine Chandler Introduces Bill Improving Transparency On Water Leases

on January 21, 2019 - 5:06pm

Dist. 43 Rep. Christine Chandler

From the Office of Rep. Christine Chandler:

SANTA FE – Dist. 43 Rep. Christine Chandler and Senate Leader Peter Wirth have introduced a bill,  HB 17, clarifying water lease legislation to ensure transparency and accountability in water leases.

Current law is vague on water lease hearings and is occasionally misconstrued to the detriment of water rights owners and acequias. This bill ensures potentially affected owners of neighboring water rights are notified prior to approval by the State Engineer as part of the water lease process.

“Hearings regarding

Hear A Californian’s Forays Into Ice & Alpinism Tuesday

on January 21, 2019 - 4:17pm

Jonathan Regele will discuss how he fell in love with ice and alpinism at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the nature center. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

A southern Californian might be the least likely person to fall in love with ice and alpine climbing, but that’s exactly what happened to Jonathan Regele.

Learn about how he got involved in these sports at the January Los Alamos Mountaineers meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22 at the nature center.

Snow was a novelty to Regele as a kid, but in late high school and college he became interested in rock climbing and mountaineering.

Photo From White Rock Showing Near Maximum Totality Of Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse

on January 21, 2019 - 12:13pm

Another view of the Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse Sunday night from White Rock, this one showing near maximum totality. Photo by David Forslund

American Legion Post 90 Super Bowl Party Feb. 3

on January 21, 2019 - 12:01pm

NWS: Today’s High Near 45, Breezy, Snow Possible

on January 21, 2019 - 8:15am
The National Weather Service forecasts a high today of near 45 with a 20 percent chance of isolated snow showers after 11 a.m. Also, breezy conditions with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. The forecast for tonight is a low of around 18 with a 30 percent chance of snow possible and a total new snow accumulation of less than one inch predicted. Courtesy/NWS

Daily Post: View From Airport To Jemez Mountains

on January 21, 2019 - 8:01am

Daily Postcard: View along the newly installed airport fence late Sunday afternoon with the snow covered Jemez Mountains in the background. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse Viewed In White Rock

on January 20, 2019 - 11:10pm

View of the Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse tonight at about 10:12 p.m.  from White Rock. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Details On Tonight’s Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse

on January 20, 2019 - 2:12pm




If you live in the continental United States, tonight (Jan. 20) is a great night to take a gander at the sky.

As the clock ticks toward midnight on the East Coast, the moon will become increasingly cloaked in red shadows in the longest lunar eclipse visible from North America for years.

This eclipse has been dubbed the Super Blood Wolf Moon eclipse.

The Wolf Moon is the traditional name for January’s full moon. “Blood” is for the vermilion hue that shades the moon during a lunar eclipse. And the “super” is there because this January’s full

New Mexico True Collaborates For National Park Gateway Communities

on January 20, 2019 - 9:47am
New Mexico True is collaborating for National Park Gateway Communities. Courtesy/MTD
NMTD News:
SANTA FE The New Mexico Tourism Department—in collaboration with the Department of Cultural Affairs and the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department—launched a new campaign including a consumer webpage to minimize negative impact of the partial federal government shutdown to gateway communities.
New Mexico and its 15 National Park Service (NPS) units have been directly impacted by the partial shutdown.

New Mexico Museums & Historic Sites Offering Free Admission To Furloughed Federal Employees & Their Families During Government Shutdown

on January 20, 2019 - 9:10am
Jemez Ruins at Jemez Historic Site, Jemez Springs. Courtesy photo
SANTA FE New Mexico’s state-run museums and historic sites are offering free admission to furloughed federal employees and their families during the government shutdown.
“New Mexico's Department of Cultural Affairs is opening doors at all of our facilities to furloughed federal government workers and their families,” said Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) Cabinet Secretary Debra Garcia y Griego. “Our goal is to support the furloughed worker.”
DCA will be offering free admission at all

Daily Postcard: Snowy Los Alamos Project Main Gate

on January 20, 2019 - 8:37am

Daily Postcard: Los Alamos Project Main Gate during the Jan. 13 snowstorm. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

NWS: Today’s High Near 47 With Mostly Sunny Skies

on January 20, 2019 - 8:34am
The National Weather Service forecasts a high today of near 47 with mostly sunny skies and a low tonight of around 26. Courtesy/NWS

County Crews Getting Handle On Pothole Epidemic

on January 19, 2019 - 12:07pm

Los Alamos County Traffic & Streets Division Manager Dan Erickson this morning on Trinity Drive getting a handle on the epidemic of potholes emerging around town following recent snow storms. Traffic and Streets Division crews are doing what they can to fill the potholes based on weather and availability of materials and labor. Photo by John McHale/

PEEC: Explore Age Of Earth And Lunar Eclipse

on January 19, 2019 - 10:45am
Rick Wallace talks at 2 p.m., Sunday at the nature center about the evening’s total lunar eclipse. Courtesy photo
PEEC News:
The Los Alamos Nature Center’s planetarium has something coming up everyday this weekend.
Discover how scientists measure the age of the Earth on Friday evening, watch the beautiful film “National Parks Adventure” Saturday afternoon and learn more about the total lunar eclipse Sunday afternoon before viewing it Sunday night.
At 7 p.m., Friday, Jan.

Scenes From FIRST LEGO League Robotics Event

on January 19, 2019 - 10:12am
FLL Team 146, The Quadrumaniacs, won the top award, The Champion's Award at the 2018-2019 Los Alamos FIRST LEGO League Qualifying Tournament. Courtesy photo
FLL Jr. Teams cheer for a successful expo! Courtesy photo
LEGO robots congregated at Los Alamos Middle School Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 for the local qualifying tournament for FIRST LEGO League (FLL).
Teams from Los Alamos, Santa Fe and Albuquerque competed for awards and met to share ideas, as is part of the "gracious professionalism" concept of FLL.
Local high school robotics team, Project Y, which is

Rep. Gonzales Remarks On Taos Avalanche

on January 19, 2019 - 7:10am
Rep. Roberto Gonzales
NMDP News:
SANTA FE Thursday, an avalanche fell just before noon at Taos Ski Valley leaving one skier dead and one critically injured.
Rep. Roberto “Bobby” Gonzales (D-Ranchos de Taos) released the following statement:
“I am grateful to the ski patrol, first responders, and good Samaritans that responded instantly and without hesitation. Our community sends our thoughts, prayers, and will hold close the victims and families of those affected.”

Daily Postcard: Mesa Viewed From Main Hill Road

on January 19, 2019 - 6:59am

Daily Postcard: View of the mesa Friday from the Main Hill Road. Photo by Trisha Ancell

NWS: Today’s High Near 40 With Sunny Skies

on January 19, 2019 - 6:53am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high near 40 with sunny skies and tonight’s low around 21. Courtesy/NWS

Scenes Of Snow Front Passing Through Los Alamos

on January 18, 2019 - 9:52am

Scene of the snow front that moved east through Los Alamos today as viewed around 8:45 a.m. from Western Area. The gray mass is not the Sangre de Cristos; it is the front itself, delineated from the blue sky above). Photo by Brint Perera

Scene of the snow front that moved east through Los Alamos today as viewed around 8:45 a.m. from Western Area. Photo by Brint Perera

Scene of the snow front that moved east through Los Alamos today as viewed around 8:45 a.m. from Western Area. Photo by Brint Perera