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Little Forest Playschool Fall Resale Saturday

on October 8, 2015 - 11:45am

Public Invited To Documentary 'Hidden Heritage Of New Mexico' At Noon Today

on October 8, 2015 - 11:22am


Public Invited To 2nd Coffee With A Cop Oct. 28

on October 8, 2015 - 10:43am

LAPD News:

On Oct. 28, officers from the Los Alamos County Police Department and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships and drink coffee. 

This marks the second time the Los Alamos Police Department will conduct the Coffee with a Cop since June 2015.

All community members are invited to attend the event, which begins at 10 a.m. at the Rose Chocolatier at 991 Central Ave. You also can learn about the Rose Chocolatier at

Coffee with a Cop provides a unique opportunity for community members to

Los Alamos Dentist To Lecture In China

on October 8, 2015 - 9:01am

Dr. Daniel Meyers


Los Alamos Daily Post

Dr. Daniel Meyers of Whole System Minimally Invasive Orthodontics in Los Alamos has made significant advances in the field of orthodontics and will share these strives with the world – literally.

Meyers will present a lecture titled, “The Evolution from Orthodontics to Clinical Orthodontic Medicine” at the BIT’s Second Annual World Congress of Oral and Dental Medicine Nov. 2 in Dalian, China. Specifically, he will discuss contemporary concepts of care in orthodontics with next generation technology.

“To be a part of that I

Community Invited To 'Business After Hours' At Aspen Ridge Oct. 14

on October 8, 2015 - 8:57am
LARC News:
Aspen Ridge Lodge invites the Community to "Business After Hours", sponsored by the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce and Los Alamos Retirement Community.
The event is 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 14, at Aspen Ridge Assisted Living; 1010 Sombrillo Court.

Come for networking, nosh on nibbles and learn what is new at the Assisted Living facility. Tours of the facility also will be provided.

For more information, call Community Liaison Cynthia Goldblatt at 505.695.8981 or 505.661.0066.

Husband Sends Special Message To Virginia King

on October 8, 2015 - 8:50am

Today is a special day for Los Alamos resident Virginia King and her husband Jason King wants to honor her with a surprise message: 'Happy 50th Birthday to my beautiful wife Virginia King!' Courtesy photo

UNM Researcher Travels East To Track Pope’s Visit

on October 8, 2015 - 8:43am
Pope Francis rides in the 'Popemobile.' Courtesy/UNM
UNM News:
In his first visit to the United States, Pope Francis made headlines around the world and was greeted by hundreds of thousands of American Catholics and non-Catholics alike.
And for University of New Mexico sociology Professor Richard Wood, to see and study the pope on American soil was a special experience.
“What I focus on is the intersection of faith and public life in the United States,” Wood said, who is also the chair of UNM’s Department of Sociology.

VIDEO: Udall Leads Bipartisan Coalition Of Senators Pushing For Vote On Chemical Safety Reform

on October 8, 2015 - 8:38am
WASHINGTON  As the Senate prepares to begin debate on chemical safety reform, U.S. Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M) led a bipartisan coalition of senators calling on Congress to finally protect families from dangerous chemicals by passing the bipartisan Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, which Udall wrote with Sen. David Vitter (R-La.).
The bill is named for the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.), who worked for many years to reform the broken and outdated Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 (TSCA).
It would overhaul TSCA by requiring — for the first time —

Lads Of Enchantment 2015 Annual Show Preview

on October 8, 2015 - 8:37am
The Lads of Enchantment. Courtesy photo
LOE News:
The Lads of Enchantment (LOE) will present its 2015 Annual Barbershop Show, “Journey Across the USA” at the United Church of Los Alamos on the nights of Friday, Oct. 23 and Saturday, Oct. 24.
In addition to the Lads of Enchantment Chorus and Quartets, the 2015 Annual Show will feature Special Guest Performer, Sterling Quartet, the 2002 Southwest District Quartet Champion and a four-time quarter-finalist at the Barbershop Harmony Society’s (BHS) Annual International Quartet Competition.
“Journey Across the USA”, is produced and directed by LOE

Udall, Heinrich Announce $4.39 Million For Tribal Suicide, Drug Abuse And Domestic Violence Prevention

on October 8, 2015 - 8:35am
WASHINGTON U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich announced that several New Mexico Tribes and organizations will be receiving a total of $4.39 million over five years to prevent suicide, fight drug abuse and combat domestic violence through the Indian Health Service's Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention Initiative (MSPI) and Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative (DVPI) programs.
The MSPI programprovides support for Tribal communities to develop culturally appropriate prevention and treatment methods for suicide and drug abuse, particularly methamphetamine.

Upcoming Programs For Family Strengths Network

on October 8, 2015 - 8:33am
FSN News:
Family Strengths Network is providing an assortment of upcoming events:
Early Childhood Parenting Class (age 0-4)

Time: 9:30 - 11 a.m.
Dates: Mondays and Fridays, Oct. 19, 23, 26, 30 and Nov. 2
Instructor: Karen Brown
Cost: $40/individual or couple. Financial aid available, please ask!
Child Care: Available on-site at no extra cost. Must be requested at least one week in advance.
Registration Required: Online at

Learn to respond to temper tantrums, set boundaries, and establish healthy control without resorting to anger, threats, nagging, or exhausting power struggles.
We will

Two Great Art Events Oct. 16-18: Part 10

on October 8, 2015 - 8:23am
Junk-a-licious Art by Gilbert Candelaria. Courtesy photo
ART News:
Oct. 16-18 is Art Weekend in Los Alamos! Both the 2015 Los Alamos Studio Tour and the Gateway to the Holidays Arts and Crafts Fair will take place that weekend. The Los Alamos Daily Post is featuring artists from both events leading up to the Tour and Fair.
The 2015 Studio Tour is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18. There will be an artists' reception 5-6 p.m. Friday, Oct.

October's White Rock Master Plan Implementation Committee Meeting Canceled

on October 8, 2015 - 8:17am
The White Rock Master Plan Implementation Committee meeting scheduled for Oct. 12 has been canceled due to the Columbus Day holiday.
Note that the next WRMPIC meeting set for Nov. 9 will be held at a new location, the White Rock Branch Library at 10 Sherwood Blvd. The time of the meeting is unchanged; at 6 p.m. The agenda will be posted closer to that meeting date.

Professional Development Day At LAPS Oct. 9

on October 7, 2015 - 8:57pm
By Superintendent Dr. Kurt Steinhaus
Los Alamos Public Schools

Although school is not in session for students Oct. 9, staff members of Los Alamos Public Schools will be busy participating in professional development sessions in order to gain new skills and knowledge to implement into their classrooms and throughout the District. 

There are 45 different sessions being offered to staff members Friday.

Some of the highlights include:


  • First Aid/CPR type training:  (not certification, but on the topics of Bleeding Control for the Injured followed by Heart Start; and
  • CPI for staff

Scenes From Customer Service Week Celebration

on October 7, 2015 - 6:03pm
Community members and County employees gather this afternoon in the lobby of the Municipal Building to eat cake and celebrate Customer Service Week. Photo by Chris Clark/
Community members had an opportunity to brows tables set up with information about various County projects, programs and services. Photo by Chris Clark/
Photo by Chris Clark/
Photo by Chris Clark/

Road Map Meeting For Monitoring Gold King Mine Spill’s Effects In New Mexico Oct. 20

on October 7, 2015 - 5:32pm

NMED News:

SANTA FE – The State of New Mexico’s Long-Term Impact Review Team, named by Gov. Susana Martinez during the Environmental Protection Agency’s Gold King Mine Spill last August, is developing a road map for continuing environmental monitoring activities.

The Road Map meeting is 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20 San Juan College, Rooms 9008 & 9010 at the Henderson Fine Arts Center, 4601 College Boulevard in Farmington.

Through working together and sharing ideas and information based on the public’s input and different agencies’ areas of expertise, we’ll be able to better ensure that

Video Exclusive: Steinhaus, Israelevitz And Ortega In Lip Sync Battle

on October 7, 2015 - 2:43pm
The Grand Opening of the Los Alamos Teen Center was enlivened by a fundraiser lip sync battle. Here are videos of three of the performers. See our print edition Thursday for more pictures.
Superintendent Kurt Steinhaus croons a tune. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/

Kurt Steinhaus channels Elvis Presley


County Councilor David Israelevitz rocks out. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/

David Israelevitz Does 'It's Still Rock 'n Roll To Me' 


United Way Executive Director Christy Ortega gets the crowd singing on

Los Alamos Police Blotter: Oct. 1 to Oct. 6, 2015

on October 7, 2015 - 12:21pm

LAPD News:

The following information is provided by the Los Alamos Police Department.

Neither arrests nor charges indicate a conviction, and neither means that a person is guilty of the charges filed against them.

Oct. 1 at 8:40 a.m. / A 27-year-old Hernandez woman reported being harassed on Central Avenue.

Oct. 1 at 5:07 p.m. / Officials from another agency arrested Richard Atencio, 51, of Espanola at 2500 Trinity Dr., on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant. Booking photo is not available.

Oct. 2 at 7:24 a.m.

This Week At Farmers Market Oct. 8

on October 7, 2015 - 12:20pm
LAFM News:
Look and see what's at the Farmers Market this week:
Apples, grapes, pecans, jams, jellies, green chilie, salad mixes, leeks, green onions, kale, chard, spinach, asian greens, squashes, tomatoes, potatoes, carrots, bell peppers, shisito peppers, beef, ungraded eggs, honey and honey sticks, herb breads, fruit breads, corn, cucumbers, apple cider, dried apple chips, gluten free baked products, pumpkins, winter squash, onions of every color, garlic and garlic strings, sage decorations, native plants, weaving, blackberries, sharpening service, kettle corn, baskets, market aprons and

Call For Singers And Instrumentalists

on October 7, 2015 - 9:47am
Local opera singers Heather Bingham and Olivia Hakel would like to invite all Los Alamos Community members to participate in a community sing-a-long of G.F. Handel’s Messiah, to be performed Sunday, Dec. 13, under the direction of Tjett Gerdom.
The first choir rehearsal for this event is 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8 at the Los Alamos Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 1967 18th St. in Los Alamos. Regular rehearsals will be held at 7 p.m. every Thursday and Sunday through December. Orchestra rehearsals will begin in November.
For more information, contact Heather Bingham

County Eco Station Closed Monday Oct. 12

on October 7, 2015 - 9:41am


The Los Alamos County Eco Station is closed Monday, Oct. 12 for Environmental Division training.

Trash and recycling will be picked up Wednesday, Oct. 14 for those with Monday trash service.

All other County facilities are open on the Columbus Day holiday.

Dryer Safety Highlighted During Fire Prevention Month

on October 7, 2015 - 9:20am
CSIA News:
INDIANAPOLIS -- The month of October is Fire Prevention Month when homeowners are encouraged to look around their homes for any potential fire risks.
One risk that homeowners often overlook is having their dryer vents cleaned. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in 2012 clothes dryers counted for about 5,100 fires, resulting in 10 deaths and 180 injuries. "Failure to clean" is the leading factor contributing to clothes dryer fires in residential buildings.

SF National Forest Offices Closed Columbus Day

on October 7, 2015 - 9:03am

SFNF News:

SANTA FE – All Santa Fe National Forest offices will be closed Monday, Oct. 12 in observance of the Columbus Day holiday.

Forest offices will resume regular business hours Tuesday, Oct. 13.

For additional information, contact a local Ranger District or the Forest Headquarters at 505.438.5300.           

Venue Change For Hilltopper Volleyball Games Today

on October 7, 2015 - 8:55am


There has been a change in venue for today's volleyball games against Espanola Valley High School.

The games will now be played at 4 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. at Griffith Gymnasium in Los Alamos.


NCRTD Closed On Columbus Day Oct. 12

on October 7, 2015 - 8:53am


The North Central Regional Transit District (NCRTD) has announced that the RTD “Blue Buses”, RTD Chile Line and RTD Mountain Trail Route will not be in service Monday, Oct. 12 in observance of the Columbus Day holiday. 

Regularly scheduled bus service throughout north central New Mexico including Los Alamos, Rio Arriba, Santa Fe and Taos Counties will resume Tuesday, Oct. 13.