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Susan Baker-Dillingham Of Los Alamos Donates Monetary Gift To New Mexico Women In Film

on October 11, 2017 - 8:43am
Susan Baker-Dillingham of Los Alamos, left, and NMWIF President Christine McHugh. Courtesy photo
 
NMWIF News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE  New Mexico Women in Film (NMWIF) announced Sunday, Sept. 17, that they have received a generous gift of $13,000 from Susan Baker-Dillingham, founder and executive director of the New Mexico Dance Theater Performance Company (NMDT-PC).
 
NMDT-PC was established in 2005 as a 501(c)(3) organization that focused on enriching the lives of New Mexico students through the art of dance.

FBI: Man Wearing Red Milwaukee Sweatshirt Robs Albuquerque Bank

on October 11, 2017 - 8:36am
FBI News:
 
A man wearing a red hooded “Milwaukee” sweatshirt robbed US Bank at 3801 Isleta Boulevard SW in Albuquerque at approximately 4:16 p.m., Tuesday Oct. 3.
 
The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his 20s or 30s, approximately 5'5” tall, with a slender build, and a light complexion. He had a tattoo on the front of his neck.
 
He wore a red hooded sweatshirt with the word “Milwaukee” in white letters over a lightning bolt, a red baseball cap with a dark visor, blue jeans and white sneakers. A pair of sunglasses was on the cap’s visor.
 
The suspect entered the bank,

Los Alamos County 4-H Open House Today

on October 11, 2017 - 8:31am

Study: 2017’s Greenest Cities In America

on October 11, 2017 - 7:30am
WALLETHUB News:
 
With October being National Energy Awareness Month and New York recently becoming the first city to unveil a plan that upholds the Paris Climate Agreement among nearly 250 cities that pledged to do so, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2017's Greenest Cities in America.

To determine which cities promote a “green” lifestyle, WalletHub’s analysts compared the 100 largest U.S. cities across 22 key indicators of environmental friendliness and sustainability.
 
The data set ranges from greenhouse-gas emissions per capita to green job

Scam Alert: What’s Wrong With These Transactions?

on October 11, 2017 - 7:08am
Attorney General Hector Balderas
 
AG News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE  Thursday, Attorney General Hector Balderas issued a Scam Alert to warn New Mexicans of new scams on Craigslist that have victimized Albuquerque-area residents.
 
One Albuquerque woman reported paying $2,000 to a rent-to-own listing on Craigslist without receiving all the keys—and being locked out of and unable to occupy the house. In another recent instance, a person offered a house for rent and asked for a deposit of earnest money—even though the “seller” did not own the house at all.    
 
QUESTION: What’s wrong with these

Los Alamos Daily Post Hits 8,000 FB Friends!

on October 10, 2017 - 1:21pm

DAILY POST News:

The Los Alamos Daily Post has surpassed 8,000 friends today on Facebook!

The local newspaper began operations Feb. 7, 2012 and became the Official Newspaper of Record in January of this year under a contract with Los Alamos County, which runs through 2023.

The Daily Post is published online seven days a week and its print edition is mailed each Thursday to every home and business in Los Alamos and White Rock. The Post also has readers throughout New Mexico, across the United States and in 129 countries around the world.

The Los Alamos Daily Post is owned and operated by

Los Alamos Japan Project Exhibition Opens At Mesa Public Library Today

on October 10, 2017 - 7:04am

Cranes in the exhibit at Mesa Public Library. Photo by Katy Korkos

Panel from Los Alamos Japan project display. Courtesy/Los Alamos History Museum

LIBRARY News:

The Los Alamos/Japan Project exhibition in the Upstairs Art Gallery at Mesa Public Library, which will be on display through Nov. 21, will celebrate its opening with a reception 4-6 p.m. today.

This exhibit at the Mesa Public Library tells the ongoing story of the Los Alamos/Japan Project—an expansive, long-term project to develop dialogue with international museum colleagues and pursue understanding between Los Alamos, Hiroshima,

Luján, Butterfield, Stewart Introduce Bill To Increase Funding For National Health Service Corps

on October 10, 2017 - 6:22am
U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján
 
U.S. CONGRESSIONAL News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C.  U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján (D-NM), G. K. Butterfield (D-NC) and Chris Stewart (R-UT) have introduced H.R. 3862, the National Health Service Corps Strengthening Act of 2017.
 
The bipartisan legislation aims reauthorize the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) for five years and increase its funding levels.
 
The NHSC is a national program that provides loan repayment and scholarship awards to primary care, mental health, and dental health professionals in exchange for practicing in federally designated

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