Celebrate Small Business Saturday Locally Nov. 30

CHAMBER & MainStreet News:

Small Business Saturday is Nov. 30 and the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce is encouraging the community to support this endeavor by shopping locally.

How to participate in Small Business Saturday:

You can participate in as much or as little of Small Business Saturday as you like!

Register NOW for FREE to participate in Los Alamos and White Rock Small Business Saturday Nov. 30. Participants will be included on the map and can give out the Enterprise Bank & Trust Blue Bucks raffle tickets, and possibly win $1,000, if your business gives away the winning


Close Knit Yarn Celebrates First Anniversary

Close Knit Yarn Cooperative celebrates its first anniversary Saturday with treats and knitting. The business took over from Warm Hearts Yarn and is housed with Atomic City Quilts at 1246 Central Ave., next to the Los Alamos Daily Post world headquarters. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
In addition to yarn and knitting supplies, Close Knit sells creations by local artists such as these felted pumpkins by free-form crochet artist Samuel Buelow. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/


Sen. Heinrich Issues Statement On Administration’s Withdrawal From Paris Climate Agreement

U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich
WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), a member of the Special Committee on the Climate Crisis, issued the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s official notification that the United States will withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement.
“This decision is a dramatic step back in a global effort to address the climate crisis. Pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement will deeply damage our credibility on the international stage and put us on a path toward very real and costly climate disruptions


DEA Alert: Counterfeit Prescription Pills From Mexico

Examples of counterfeit pills seized by DEA. Courtesy/DEA

Examples of counterfeit pills seized by DEA. Courtesy/DEA

Examples of counterfeit pills seized by DEA. Courtesy/DEA

DEA News:
WASHINGTON, D.C. The Drug Enforcement Administration is alerting the public of dangerous counterfeit pills killing Americans.
Mexican drug cartels are manufacturing mass quantities of counterfeit prescription pills containing fentanyl, a dangerous synthetic opioid that is lethal in minute doses, for distribution throughout North America.
Based on a sampling of tablets


TrapFree New Mexico Map Details Cruel Incidents

WEG News:
SANTA FE — Monday, conservation and animal protection groups as part of the TrapFree New Mexico coalition have released a map detailing trapping incidents around the state.
The map shows trapping’s toll all across New Mexico, demonstrating that trapping is an ongoing problem for companion animals, endangered species and law enforcement alike.
The trapping incident map includes detailed descriptions, locations, dates, and photos of events involving family dogs, Mexican gray wolves and illegally set traps. Other incidents include outdoor recreationists


Topper Volleyball Wins District Title With 8-0 Record!

The Topper Volleyball team celebrates their victory over the Pojoaque Elkettes to claim the District Title. The Toppers finishes district play with a district title and an 8-0 record in a contest played Friday evening in Griffith Gym. Los Alamos overcame 54 errors and an 0-2 hole as well as being down 10-18 in the 3rd set to pull off what can only be noted as an epic comeback late Friday night to clinch District 2-4A for the second year in a row. Led by an error free receiving night from Gracie Swensen and hustle plays in the back row most of the night. The team found a spark after the last timeout of the 3rd


New Mexico PRC Chair Becenti-Aguilar Asks Legislative Committee To Partner For Broadband In State

SANTA FE — New Mexico Public Regulation Commission Chairperson Theresa Becenti-Aguilar has vowed to partner with the New Mexico State legislature and federal agencies to go after funds for broadband deployment in the state.
“If we can partner with you and federal agencies so we can get more matching funds for broadband,” Becenti-Aguilar said before the Legislative Interim Committee on Science, Technology, and Telecommunications. “I strongly believe that the ranchers and farmers in rural counties should be represented.”
Sen. Michael Padillia,


GOP Meeting Features Dist. 3 Congressional Candidate Anastacia Golden Morpher At UNM-LA Thursday

GOP News:

The Republican Party of Los Alamos meets Thursday, Nov. 7 in Room 505, Building 5 at UNM-LA.

At 6 p.m., the public is invited to hear from guest speaker Anastacia Golden Morpher, Republican candidate for New Mexico Congressional District 3. A light supper will be provided.

At 6:40 p.m., all registered Republicans are invited to the RPLA Central Committee’s business meeting.

For more information, contact


2019 Unofficial Election Results For Los Alamos School Board, School Bond And UNM-LA Advisory Board

Los Alamos Public Schools Superintendent Kurt Steinhaus this evening at the Municipal Building thanks Los Alamos for supporting better schools and brighter futures by passing the School Bond in today’s election and by a large margin. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Staff Report

The Los Alamos County Clerk has issued the 2019 Los Alamos County Unofficial Election results for School Board in Districts 3, 4, and 5, UNM-LA Advisory Board Positions 3 and 4 and the School Bond.

Los Alamos School Board Election Results

  • Dist. 3 Christine Bernstein (Aspen) 576 Winner
  • Dist. 3 Morrie


Small Group Gathers To Await Election Returns

A small group is gathered this evening in Council Chambers awaiting election results in the 2019 school board, school bond and UNM-LA Advisory Board elections. From left, Maslyn Locke, Meagan Green, Carrie Walker, Democratic Party Chair Cat Ozment and PED Commissioner Karyl Ann Armbruster. Photo by Carol A. Clark/


Clerk Reports 31 Percent Of Eligible Voters Cast Ballots

Preliminary numbers in the 2019 election are trickling in this evening on this screen in Council Chambers at the Municipal Building. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Staff Report

Preliminary numbers in the 2019 election are trickling in this evening at election central inside the Los Alamos County Municipal Building.

The County Clerk’s Office reports that 4,432 people cast ballots in this election out of the 14,496 eligible to vote or 31 percent.


2019 Election Polls In Los Alamos County Have Closed!

The 2019 election polls closed at 7 p.m. for Los Alamos School Board, LAPS School Bond and UNM-LA Advisory Board. Election volunteers from left, Republican Election Judge Mark Strong, Declined to State Election Judge Ysabel Meana, Democratic Election Judge Zoe Robles, Democratic Presiding Judge Linda Fox, Democratic Election Clerk Lynn Jones and Student Election Clerk Luc Chavez gather for a photo as the polls close in the Municipal Building. Photo by Carol A. Clark/


Scenes From Los Alamos County Vote Centers Today

Scene today inside the Vote Center at the Los Alamos County Municipal Building. Voters are electing members to the UNM-LA Advisory Board and Los Alamos School Board. The polls remain open until 7 p.m. today. The Los Alamos Daily Post news team will be reporting this evening as elections results come in at Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Residents cast their ballot today inside the Vote Center at the Los Alamos County Municipal Building. The polls remain open until 7 p.m. today. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Christi and Frank Gac voting today inside


Local Elks Lodge Supports Los Alamos Ice Hockey

The Los Alamos Elks Lodge presents an $858 check in proceeds from a fundraising dinner in September to the Los Alamos Hockey Association last week during a special gathering. From left, Presley Haight, Elks Exalted Ruler Tim Haight, LAHA President Bob Nolen, Elks Head Chef Steve Remde and Matthew Haight. The Elks plan on hosting another fundraising dinner for LAHA before the season is over. LAHA is naming the Elks the title sponsor for its first time Hull Hockey Camp, Nov. 22-24 at the Los Alamos County Rink as well as a title sponsor for the historical Holiday of Hockey Festival,


Shop On The Corner Annual Christmas Sale Dec. 4

Shop on the Corner will hold its annual Christmas sale Dec. 4. Courtesy photo


The holidays are coming and so is Shop on the Corner’s annual Christmas sale.

The sale is 8:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Dec. 4.

The public is encouraged to stop by the thrift store on the first floor of Trinity on the Hill Espicopal Church at the corner of Conyon Road and Diamond Drive.


LANL Major Subcontractors Consortium Honors Donors

LANL MSC President Graig Newell welcomes the crowd as LANL Director Thom Mason, left, and Hacienda Home Center owner Joseph Sanchez look on at the Oct. 10 gathering at the Rio Chama in Santa Fe. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

LANL MSC Vice President and Enterprise Bank & Trust Regional President Liddie Martinez addresses the crowd and introduces the premiere of a video that showcases three of the grant recipient projects that the MSC has funded. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ 

LANL Director Thom Mason addresses the crowd. Photo by Carol A. Clark/


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