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Zhennovate LLC Of Los Alamos Awarded $20,000 Investment Prize From Arrowhead Center At NMSU

on July 18, 2018 - 11:41am
projectY cowork News:
 
projectY cowork Los Alamos member, Zhennovate LLC, a Los Alamos-based education startup that scales personalized skillset development to help individuals achieve and sustain high performance, was recently chosen as the winner of the $20,000 investment prize awarded by the Arrowhead Center at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces.
 
The investment prize was decided based on the customer traction and company growth potential that Team Zhennovate demonstrated throughout the five-month long HealthSprint accelerator program, developed by the Arrowhead Center and

Los Alamos Police Blotter: July 5 to July 16, 2018

on July 18, 2018 - 11:15am

LAPD News:

The following information is provided by the Los Alamos Police Department.

Neither arrests nor charges indicate a conviction, and neither means that a person is guilty of the charges filed against them.

WAYNE HEBERT

July 5 at 7:01 p.m. / Police arrested Wayne Hebert, 27, of Santa Fe at 2500 Trinity Drive on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant and a warrant from another jurisdiction. Note: Police booking photo is unavailable.

SHELBY M. KOKALIS

July 5 at 11:16 p.m. / Police arrested Shelby M.

U.S. Sen. Tom Udall On Treasury Department Ending Disclosure Requirements For Dark Money Donors

on July 18, 2018 - 11:14am

U.S. Sen. Tom Udall

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) released the following statement after the Treasury Department ended a requirement that “dark money” groups must disclose their donors to the IRS:

“Secret, undisclosed money has flooded our electoral system and completely drowned out the voices of everyday citizens. Now, the Trump administration is making an already rigged system even worse -- ending some of the limited disclosure we have about who is spending these unlimited sums of money to try to buy our democracy.

What's New At Farmers Market This Week?

on July 18, 2018 - 10:02am
The Los Alamos Farmers Market is open 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursdays in the parking lot of Mesa Public Library. Courtesy photo
 
FARMERS MARKET News:
 
What’s at the Los Alamos Farmers Market this week 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Thurday in the parking lot of Mesa Public Library?
 
Apples- Apricots-Cherries- Mulberries- Grass fed Beef & Yak- Pork- Beef- Buffalo- Lamb- Eggs Lettuce heads- Cabbage- Chard- Kale- Beets- Turnips- Squashes- Green,Yellow & Purple Beans Carrots- Onions- Garlic- Potatoes- Tomatoes- Cucumbers- Radishes- Shishito Peppers- Cilantro Sunflowers- Cut Flowers- Nursery-

FBI: Kewa Pueblo Man Faces Eight Years In Prison For Assaulting Federal Officer

on July 18, 2018 - 9:57am
FBI News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE Fabian Louis Bailon, 39, an enrolled member of Kewa Pueblo, who resides in Santa Fe, pled guilty Monday in Federal Court in Albuquerque, to assaulting a federal officer.
 
Bailon was arrested Jan. 12, 2018, on a criminal complaint charging him with assaulting a federal officer. According to the criminal complaint, Bailon was arrested on tribal charges Nov.

State Auditor Wayne Johnson Warns Government Entities About Costly Invoicing Scam

on July 18, 2018 - 9:44am
State Auditor Wayne Johnson
 
STATE News:
 
SANTA FE The City of Alamogordo last week paid more than $250,000 to an unknown scam artist, and recovery of that public money is likely to be difficult if not impossible.
 
In light of that scam, State Auditor Wayne Johnson is reminding all of the state’s government entities to be extremely cautious and aware when it comes to e-mail communication from any vendors.
 
A staff member with the City of Alamogordo received an email request to change banking information from someone who appeared to be a representative of Cooperative Education

AGU: Martian Atmosphere Behaves As Single System

on July 18, 2018 - 9:29am

Artist’s concept showing the three segments of MARSIS, the radar instrument on the Mars Express spacecraft. Courtesy/NASA/JPL/Caltech
 
American Geophysical Union News:
By European Space Agency

New research using a decade of data from the European Space Agency’s Mars Express mission has found clear signs of the complex Martian atmosphere acting as a single, interconnected system, with processes occurring at low and mid levels significantly affecting those seen higher up.

Understanding the Martian atmosphere is a key topic in planetary science, from its current status to its past history.

AG Balderas Fights to Return Unlawfully Transferred Land In Rio Arriba County To Land Grant Heirs

on July 18, 2018 - 9:09am

Attorney General Hector Balderas

From the Office of the Attorney General:

ALBUQUERQUE – Today, Attorney General Hector Balderas announced his office’s plan to fight for the rights of the Land Grant, Merced de Los Pueblos de Tierra Amarilla.

In 2003, an unlawful transfer of title of property belonging to Merced de Los Pueblos de Tierra Amarilla was made to Al Frente de Lucha, a Colorado corporation.

LAHS NJROTC Car Wash Fundraiser Saturday

on July 18, 2018 - 9:04am

NJROTC News:

A Los Alamos High School NJROTC car wash fundraiser is scheduled 8 a.m. to noon Satuurday at the Shell Gas Station on Trinity Drive.

The community is encouraged to bring their dirty cars by to get shined up while supporting a worthy cause: LAHS NJROTC!

Obituary: Ben Murphy April 26, 1962 – July 13, 2018

on July 18, 2018 - 8:55am

BEN MURPHY April 26, 1962 – July 13, 2018

Ben Murphy passed away on July 13, 2018, in Melbourne, Florida. He was born April 26, 1962.

He is survived by his mother, Nancy Murphy Waller, brother Bart Murphy, sister Susie Murphy Gram, wife Laura Murphy, and daughters Heather, Ashley and Courtney.

He is survived my numerous nieces and nephews.

He was a gentle giving person, and will be missed.

Memorial visitation will take place at Beckman Williamson Funeral Home in Viera, FL. A service in Santa Fe is pending.

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Indian Affairs, Rules Committees Hold Bipartisan Roundtable On Protecting Voting Rights In Indian Country

on July 18, 2018 - 8:50am

U.S. SENATE News:

WASHINGTON, D.C. The U.S. Senate Committees on Indian Affairs and Rules and Administration held a bipartisan roundtable Tuesday on “Voting Rights, Access, and Barriers in Indian Country.”

 
U.S. Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.), vice chair of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, U.S. Senator John Hoeven (R-N.D.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, and U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, led the hearing and were joined by tribal and state leaders.

Weekly Fishing Report: July 18

on July 18, 2018 - 8:44am
By GEORGE MORSE
Los Alamos Daily Post
Sports and Outdoors
 
The monsoon rains have started and most of the fishing spots on Santa Fe National Forest and Carson National forest that had been closed are now open to anglers. More good news is that you can now have campfires on both National Forest lands. Campfires help to make camping out an even more enjoyable experience.
 
Fishing during these summer rainstorms can be good as they can quickly cool the water, raise the streamflow and trigger the fish into biting. Pack some rain gear, but do take cover if there is lightening.
 
The rain

Waffle Breakfast Benefits LAHS Robotics Club July 21

on July 18, 2018 - 8:40am

LAHS ROBOTICS CLUB News:

Hungry for more of those delicious Masonic Lodge waffles? Saturday, July 21, the Masonic Lodge is hosting a waffle breakfast to support the Los Alamos High School Robotics team … starting at 7:30-10:30 a.m. and it is a great event for the whole family.

Tickets can be purchased from a Project Y Robotics Team member or at the door. Prices are $7 for adults and $3 for children 6 and under. 

The Masonic Lodge is at the corner of 15th Street and Canyon Road.

About the LAHS Robotics Club (Project Y):

Project Y is a FIRST Robotics Competition team.

Delegation Urges ITC To Reverse Newsprint Tariffs Hurting New Mexico Newspapers

on July 18, 2018 - 7:29am
NM CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Reps. Ben Ray Luján, Steve Pearce and Michelle Lujan Grisham have urged the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) to reverse the tariffs imposed by the Trump administration on Canadian newsprint, which threaten to devastate local newspapers across New Mexico.
 
In a letter sent to USITC Chairman David S.

DEA-Led Probe Leads To Second Honduran Congressman Charged With Drug Trafficking And Weapons Crimes

on July 18, 2018 - 7:25am
DEA News:
 
NEW YORK DEA and the Manhattan U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday that charges have been filed in New York federal court against Honduran congressman Midence Oqueli Martinez Turcios, and in a separate indictment, Arnaldo Urbina Soto, Carlos Fernando Urbina Soto and Miguel Angel Urbina Soto.
 
The charges in each indictment include conspiring to import cocaine into the United States and related weapons offenses involving the use and possession of machine guns and destructive devices. The United States is seeking the defendants’ extraditions from Honduras.
 
“DEA and

Michelle Lujan Grisham Introduces Antiquities Act

on July 18, 2018 - 7:20am
U.S. Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham
 
CONGRESSIONAL News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) led a group of 61 Democratic Members of Congress in introducing legislation Tuesday to enhance protections for national monuments against the Trump administration’s attacks on public lands.
 
The America’s Natural Treasures of Immeasurable Quality Unite, Inspire, and Together Improve the Economies of States (ANTIQUITIES) Act of 2018 is the House companion to Senator Tom Udall’s (D-NM) ANTIQUITIES Act (S.

NNMCAB Holds Board Election, Talk On Material Disposal Area C; Updates From Hintze, NMED July 25

on July 18, 2018 - 7:13am

NNMCAB News

Members of the Northern New Mexico Citizens’ Advisory Board are scheduled to elect a new chair and vice chair for FY-2019 during a meeting 1- 5:15 p.m., July 25 in the Jemez Complex at Santa Fe Community College, 6401 Richards Ave., in Santa Fe.

Also on the agenda is a presentation on Material Disposal Area C at Los Alamos National Laboratory and an overview of the aggregate areas. In addition, there will be agency updates from Doug Hintze, manager of the Environmental Management-Los Alamos Field Office and John Kieling of the New Mexico Environment Department. 

The Northern

Native American Veterans Exhibit In Angel Fire Aug. 4

on July 18, 2018 - 6:45am
DVS News:
 
ANGEL FIRE A Native American Veterans Exhibit will open Aug. 4 at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Angel Fire.
 
New Mexico Department of Veterans Services (DVS) Secretary Jack Fox will be joined at a noon ceremony by prominent Native American veterans and members of the veteran community to welcome the exhibit to the Memorial, which is managed by DVS.
 
Joining them will be artist and U.S. Marine/U.S.

PEEC: Counting Butterflies On Pajarito Plateau July 21

on July 18, 2018 - 6:44am
Citizens are invited to help count butterflies Saturday on the Pajarito Plateau atop a mesa, at high altitude and streamside. Courtesy photo
 
PEEC News:
 
The community is invited to join the Pajarito Environmental Education Center and butterfly expert Steve Cary for the annual Dorothy Hoard Memorial Butterfly Count, Saturday, July 21.
 
Participants will spend the day fluttering to three locations around the Pajarito Plateau: atop a mesa, at high altitude and streamside.
 
This event is perfect for beginners, experts and everyone in between. The event takes place between 9 a.m. and 3:15 p.m.

Youth Resiliency Committee: The Importance Of Play

on July 18, 2018 - 6:36am

Summer is a time to play. Courtesy/freepic.com

Youth Resiliency Committee News:

The summer break is just more than half over! The Youth Resiliency Committee hopes that the youth and families of this community have had a chance to relax and enjoy the free time of summer.

 
Summer is a fantastic time to practice skills that people are trying to improve. It is a time to learn new skills in preparation for new challenges. But don’t forget summer also is a time to play.
 
Playtime and downtime are crucial to the development of resilient youth. Take a few minutes to watch this video by Dr.

NNMC Students Conduct Research In The Bahamas

on July 18, 2018 - 6:33am
Dr. Rhiannon West, left, Jonathan Madrid and Astrella Gonzalez of NNMC during their recent three-week undergraduate research experience trip in The Bahamas. Courtesy photo

NNMC freshmen Jonathan Madrid and Astrella Gonzalez during their recent three-week undergraduate research experience trip in The Bahamas. Courtesy photo
NNMC freshmen Jonathan Madrid and Astrella Gonzalez during their recent three-week undergraduate research experience trip in The Bahamas. Courtesy photo
 
NNMC News:
 
When most people think of The Bahamas, they think of fun-filled vacations on white sandy beaches.

Half Price Sale At Shop On The Corner Today

on July 18, 2018 - 6:13am

Daily Postcard: Fiery Sunrise Lights Los Alamos Sky

on July 18, 2018 - 6:04am

Daily Postcard: A fiery sunrise lights the sky Tuesday over Los Alamos. Photo by Marc Bailey

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