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Quality New Mexico Honors Bill Wadt Of Los Alamos With Don Chalmers Passion For Excellence Award

on March 7, 2017 - 5:24pm

Bill Wadt is recipient of Don Chalmers Passion for Excellence Award.

QNM News:

ALBUQUERQUE – Quality New Mexico has announced Bill Wadt of Los Alamos is the recipient of the second Don Chalmers Passion for Excellence Award. Wadt is past president of the LANL Foundation Board of Directors. 

“We are proud to recognize Bill Wadt for his passion for excellence,” said Quality New Mexico Board Chair Anne Kain. “We congratulate him for his outstanding accomplishments and his continued commitment to excellence in New Mexico.”

LANL Foundation President/CEO Jenny Parks, stated, “Bill Wadt has

Police Nab Shoplifter Fleeing Scene In Yellow Jeep

on March 7, 2017 - 8:11am
Robert Abeyta
 
By MAIRE O'NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post

Police stopped 22-year old Robert Abeyta of Espanola, Feb. 27, as he left the Smith’s Marketplace parking lot in Los Alamos in a yellow Jeep.

Cpl. Sheldon Simpson had been dispatched in response to reports of a shoplifting incident in which the suspect was seen leaving the scene. Simpson stopped Abeyta who admitted his license had been revoked, according to the police report.

While questioning Abeyta, Simpson observed several boxes in the Jeep and asked him what he was doing.

Committee Delays GRT For Non-profit National Labs

on March 6, 2017 - 8:55pm

Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard and Los Alamos County Councilor Pete Sheehey address the New Mexico Legislature Friday as the House Taxation and Revenue Committee takes up HB 332. Courtesy/ScreenShot

 

By ROGER SNODGRASS
Los Alamos Daily Post

A bill designed to protect state and local governments from a potential multimillion dollar cut in gross receipts taxes hit a bump Friday afternoon, as it was temporarily tabled pending further discussions with the House Taxation and Revenue Committee.

House Bill 32 would amend a portion of New Mexico state law that currently exempts non-profit

New Laundromat Opened Today Inside Film Festival!

on March 6, 2017 - 6:18pm
Brad and Abbie Burk show off their brand new machines at The Laundry Room inside Film Festival. The new laundromat opened for business today at 3801 Arkansas Ave. # D.  Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
The new laundromat offers six brand new, standard sized coin-operated washers and dryers. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
 
By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

The Laundry Room welcomed its first customers today inside Film Festival. So why add a Laundromat to the local coffee bar and video rental business?

“We wanted to provide something the town needed,” owner

2017’s Property Taxes By State―WalletHub Study

on March 5, 2017 - 10:11am
WALLETHUB News:
 
Each year, the average American household spends $2,149 on real-estate property taxes plus another $402 for residents of the 27 states with vehicle property taxes.
 
With such high costs, it’s no surprise that about $11.8 billion in property taxes go unpaid each year, according to the National Tax Lien Association. 

In order to determine who pays the most relative to their state, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its 2017 Property Taxes by State report, which compares home and vehicle taxes across the nation and features insights from a panel of

Udall Statement Opposing Effort To Roll Back Fair Pay And Workplace Protections

on March 5, 2017 - 8:56am
U.S. SENATE News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Sen. Tom Udall released the following statement against repealing the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order through a little-used procedure made possible by the Congressional Review Act (CRA).
 
The Senate began debating the measure after a procedural motion was agreed to by a slim majority, 51-46. A final vote on the Republican-backed effort to overturn the worker protections implemented by the Obama administration is expected early next week.

World Futures: What Do We Need? PEOPLE - Medicine

on March 5, 2017 - 8:54am

By ANDY ANDREWS
Los Alamos World Futures Institute
  • DNA Manipulation, Invasive/Non-invasive Techniques, Distribution, and How Far Do We Go?

Medicine is a broad category applicable to humans and animals inhabiting Earth. In most cases it deals with sustaining life as we know it and has an inherent hierarchy that has humans at the top. Accordingly, this list item is primarily concerned with medicine for humanity, noting that animals have a major role in the human existence.

First is discovery. Chance favors the prepared mind is a quote attributed to Louis Pasteur, who discovered pasteurization.

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