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LAPS: Notice Of Possible Quorum Thursday

on April 5, 2017 - 9:44am

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LAVNS: Bereavement Support Services

on April 5, 2017 - 7:06am
Bereavement Support Services
By LAVNS
 
Almost all of us have experienced grief in some form. The loss of a loved one is a universally shared experience, yet we live in a culture that does not encourage an open expression of grief.
 
The common misconceptions surrounding grief include the idea that we will, over time, “move on”, “carry on” and “get over it.” The underlying message with these expressions of condolence is that grief is a process which has a beginning, middle and end and that a particular period of time will cure that condition. Nothing could be further from the truth.

PEEC: Gardening For Backyard Birds Workshop Thursday

on April 4, 2017 - 3:42pm
A mother Brewer’s Blackbird surveys the area from the top of a conifer. Photo by Bob Walker
 
PEEC News:
 
Want to know how to attract more birds to your back yard?
 
The Los Alamos Master Gardeners are working with the Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) to offer a free talk centered around creating a wildlife-friendly landscape from 7-8 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at the Los Alamos Nature Center.
 
Master Gardeners Carolyn Mangeng and Bob Walker will share how to make your back yard gardens a haven for native birds and wildlife.
 
This presentation, part of the Master

UNM-LA Job Fair 1-4 p.m. Thursday

on April 4, 2017 - 12:06pm

Udall Opens Application Process For Military Service Academy Nominations

on April 4, 2017 - 12:04pm

U.S. Sen. Tom Udall

From the Office of U.S. Sen. Tom Udall:

  • Service academy information sessions Begin April 13

Today, U.S. Sen. Tom Udall announced that he has begun accepting applications for nominations to U.S. military service academies. Throughout April and May, members of Udall's staff will host information sessions across the state for high school students and recent graduates who are interested in applying to enter an academy in the fall of 2018. The first session will be held on April 13 in Santa Fe.

Four of the five service academies — the U.S. Military Academy (West Point), the U.S.

Four LAHS Students Win Coveted Spots At ISEF

on April 4, 2017 - 11:22am

LAHS students heading to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair May 14-19  in Los Angeles, from left, Alex Ionkov, Priyanka Velappan, Lillian Peterson and Sophia Li. Courtesy photo

EDUCATION News:

Four Los Alamos High School students recently won coveted spots to compete at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) May 14-19, 2017, in Los Angeles, Calif. Winners of all expense paid trips to the Intel Fair are Sophia Li (11th grade), Lillian Peterson (9th grade) and team project of Priyanka Velappan and Alex Inokov (11th grade).

This is the 13th straight year

Op-Ed: When Native Students Succeed, NM Thrives

on April 4, 2017 - 10:56am
By Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard, D-Los Alamos
Chairwoman of the House Education Committee
and
Rep. Derrick J. Lente, D-Sandia Pueblo

 

When Native American students succeed, the state of New Mexico thrives. This principle was the driving force behind House Bill 484. House Bill 484 would have provided a mechanism for New Mexico’s Native American students to obtain the culturally relevant support they need to achieve academic success, helping to close the achievement gap and instilling the importance of education after high school.

 

But last week, Gov.

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