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DOE Awards Technical Assistance Contract For Los Alamos Field Office To S&K Logistics LLC

on May 1, 2017 - 7:33pm

DOE EM News:

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Environmental Management – Los Alamos Field Office (EM-LA) awarded a Requirements Contract, utilizing Fixed Price and Time and Materials Task Orders, to S&K Logistics LLC, a certified small business of St. Ignatius, Montana, to provide technical and business support services.

The contract will have a maximum value of $17.4 million over five years.

S&K will provide support in the following areas: records management, project controls, training, safeguards and security, safety, quality assurance, property management, community relations,

Iconic New Mexico Family-Owned Restaurant Celebrating 50 Years

on May 1, 2017 - 6:25pm
ESPANOLA  Starting out as a roadside stand by two brothers—Larry and Pete Atencio—El Paragua and its sister restaurants El Parasol has grown into one of the most recognizable and iconic restaurant groups in Northern New Mexico.
El Paragua is based in the heart of Espanola, and six El Parasol locations include Santa Fe, Pojoaque, Los Alamos and Espanola. The parent company is Las Brazas Enterprises. Throughout this year, the Atencio family is celebrating the 50th anniversary of El Paragua. 
“Our story is truly that of the American Dream,” Angela

Scenes From Annual Teddy Bear Clinic At LAMC

on May 1, 2017 - 5:25pm

The X-Ray lab nurse at LAMC introduces her assistant to students from Mandy Ferran’s class at Pinon Elementary School during the annual Teddy Bear Clinic this morning at Los Alamos Medical Center. Photo by John McHale/

Students from Pinon Elementary School with their teacher Karen Forsyth check out the emergency room this morning as part of the Teddy Bear Clinic at LAMC. Photo by John McHale/

The LAMC nurse shows students what bones look like inside the body through an xray. Photo by John McHale/

Classic Air Medical Pilot Brandon Saver discusses

County Seeks Business Recycler Of The Year Nominees

on May 1, 2017 - 4:44pm


 Los Alamos County Environmental Services is calling for nominations for the 2017 Business Recycler of the Year Award.

The contest is open to Los Alamos County businesses of all sizes, including nonprofit, for profit, schools and government entities. Send nominations to


  • Business name;
  • Point of contact;
  • Phone number; and
  • Brief description, including
    • Impact on the community;
    • Innovative policies; and
    • Commitment to recycling or sustainability.

Note: the information provided will be used for the evaluation and voting process.

The nomination period will be

Bank Robber Wears Nike Cap, Motorcycle Gloves

on May 1, 2017 - 8:32am
FBI News:
A man wearing a gray Nike baseball cap and motorcycle gloves robbed a northeast Albuquerque bank April 19.
The suspect is described as a white male in his 20s or 30s, approximately 5'6” to 5'7” tall, and skinny. He wore a gray Nike Air baseball cap, motorcycle gloves, sunglasses and a dark long-sleeve shirt.
The suspect entered Bank of America, 7644 Jefferson St. NE, at approximately 11:58 a.m. He presented a demand note to a teller, who handed over an undisclosed amount of money to the suspect. The suspect left the bank with the money.
Anyone with information is

NMDOT Awards NCRTD With $1.02 Million TAP Grant For ADA Transition Plan

on April 30, 2017 - 9:45pm
The North Central Regional Transit District (NCRTD) has been awarded $1.02 million dollars from the New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) for its ADA Transition Plan under the Federal Highway Administration’s Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) to modify RTD bus stops and facilities to bring them into ADA compliance.
For completion of the plan, it was determined that the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2018 planning and design services costs would come in at $40,000. Final design of the twenty highest priority bus stops and/or facilities are estimated to cost

SFCC Governing Board Elects New Officers

on April 30, 2017 - 9:43pm
From left, Jack Sullivan, SFCC President Randy Grissom, Kathy Keith of LANL's Community Partnership Office, Martha Romero, George Gamble and Linda Siegle. Courtesy photo
SFCC News:
SANTA FE  Santa Fe Community College‘s Governing Board installed new members and elected officersApril 26 at its regular monthly meeting.
The meeting began with the swearing-in of new member George Gamble, Ph.D., by the Honorable Municipal Court Judge Virginia Vigil.
George Gamble, Position #2, is a cultural anthropologist retired from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he