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Nuclear Security Training Center Opens In Kazakhstan

on May 17, 2017 - 9:33am
NNSA News:
 
The Republic of Kazakhstan, in cooperation with the United States Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA), opened its Nuclear Security Training Center (NSTC) May 12 in Alatau, Kazakhstan.
 
The training center allows Kazakhstan to train personnel from local, regional, and international nuclear facilities and organizations. It will focus on fundamental and advanced nuclear security topics and provide a venue for discussing best practices.
 
“This training center demonstrates the Republic of Kazakhstan’s commitment to nuclear security.

Additional Funds From $5.5 Million Settlement To Be Disbursed For New Mexico’s Environmental Restoration

on May 17, 2017 - 9:13am
 
ONRT News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE  The New Mexico Office of Natural Resources Trustee (ONRT) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (collectively, the Trustees) have finalized the Addendum to the Wildlife and Wildlife Habitat Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment (RP/EA) for the Chino, Cobre, and Tyrone Mine Facilities in Southwestern New Mexico.
 
The ONRT is a small state agency administratively attached to the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) ensuring that New Mexico’s natural resources that were injured because of contamination are restored for the full benefit of New

Famous And Unusual Gravesites In New Mexico

on May 17, 2017 - 9:11am
Gravesite for Billy the Kid. Courtesy photo
 
TCHS News:
 
The Taos County Historical Society has announced its program on “Famous and Unusual Gravesites in New Mexico” by Dr. Richard Melzer, Professor of History at UNM-Valencia, 2 p.m., June 3, at 118 Cruz Alta Road., in the Boardroom of the Kit Carson Electric Cooperative.
 
The program is open to the public and free of charge. This talk is part of the Taos Arts and Cultural Consortium 2017 theme, Taos Stories and Legends.
 
The talk will include the graves of Billy the Kid, perhaps one of the most well-known in New Mexico, Pat

Four LAHS Students Compete At Intel ISEF

on May 17, 2017 - 8:53am

LAHS juniors Priyanka Velappan, Alex Ionkov and Sophia Li and freshman Lillian Peterson are competing this week at the Intel ISEF in Los Angeles, Calif. Courtesy photo

LAHS News:

Four Los Alamos High School students are competing May 14-19 at Intel's International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) in Los Angeles, Calif.

LAHS juniors Priyanka Velappan, Alex Ionkov and Sophia Li, along with freshman Lillian Peterson won all expense paid trips to Intel ISEF by winning Grand Awards at the Northeastern New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair and the New Mexico State Science and Fair.

projectY cowork Hosts Open Office Hours With State Economic Development Department Representative

on May 17, 2017 - 8:04am
 
projectY cowork News:
 
projectY cowork is launching the first Office Hours in a series that will allow the Northern New Mexico community to meet one-on-one with Ryan Eustice, Community Business & Rural Development Team Region 2 representative for the State of New Mexico Economic Development Department.
 
Eustice will be available to meet with individuals 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. the third Thursday of every month at projectY cowork, 150 Central Park Square in downtown Los Alamos.

House GOP Releases Budget Plan For New Mexico

on May 16, 2017 - 4:34pm

HOUSE GOP News:

SANTA FE – Today, the House Republican Caucus announced their budget plan for fiscal year 2018 in advance of next week’s special legislative session in Santa Fe.

The Republican plan would meet the funding needs of state government operations and increase support for critical health and education programs without increasing the tax burden on New Mexicans.  

The plan crafted by House Republican legislators will provide funding for critical government services like institutions of higher education, the legislative branch and magistrate courts for FY2018 and protect against

Udall Celebrates New Mexico Teachers During National Teacher Appreciation Week

on May 16, 2017 - 11:58am
SENATE News:
 
WASHINGTON D.C. — U.S. Sen. Tom Udall issued the following statement for National Teacher Appreciation Week in recognition of the hard work and dedication of teachers across New Mexico:
 
"Our children are our most precious resource, and we entrust our teachers with an incredible responsibility—inspiring kids to achieve their dreams. 
 
"So many teachers treat their work as a mission, not a job. They wake up early to prepare class events and lesson plans, and they stay at school late to help with homework and grade papers. And this monumental effort pays off.

Summer 2017 Udall Lecture Series: Frida Kahlo

on May 16, 2017 - 6:53am
Frida Kahlo
 
ART News:
 
SANTA FE  Renowned Mexican artist Frida Kahlo—her life, self-image, friends, and thoughts on feminism—are the topics of a summer lecture series at the Udall Center on Museum Hill June 10 through Sept. 16.
 
The lecture series coincides with the Mirror, Mirror: Photographs of Frida Kahlo exhibition at the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art on Museum Hill.
 
On display Oct.

New Mexico Athletic Directors Association Announces 2017 Scholar Athlete Awards

on May 16, 2017 - 6:49am
NM ADA News:
 
The New Mexico Athletic Directors Association, interscholastic athletic directors in the state of New Mexico, is proud to announce the 2017 NMADA Male and Female Scholar Athlete Award Winners.
 
2017 NMADA Female Scholar Athlete – Sophie Long, Albuquerque Academy, nominated by Taryn Bachis, Albuquerque Academy Athletic Director. Sophie has earned 6 varsity letters, 2 in volleyball and 4 in basketball.

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