LAHS Robotics Team Project Y Honored At Rotary Meeting

Rotary Club of Los Alamos President Alison Pannell, left, with members of the Los Alamos High School (LAHS) Robotics Team Project Y honored at the May 16 Rotary meeting. Team members include Amanda Kitrell, Sasha Vinyard, Evan Long and their mentor Steve Sintay. The team shared how their work expands STEM educational opportunities, talked about their successes at competitions including in Texas where they were the Texas District Championship winners of the Engineering Inspiration Award, an award which recognizes a team that has worked to further STEM in their community. Then they explained Read More

Idaho Waste Treatment Facility Begins Operations To Address Tank Waste


Inside the Integrated Waste Treatment Unit control room as operators prepare to introduce radiological sodium-bearing liquid waste into the facility Tuesday. Courtesy/DOE

EM Senior Advisor William “Ike” White and Idaho Cleanup Project Manager Connie Flohr, at center, thank Integrated Waste Treatment Unit staff at the Idaho National Laboratory Site in late March as they prepared for the start of radiological operations that will convert 900,000 gallons of sodium-bearing liquid waste to a dried, granular solid. EM Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Jeff Avery Read More

Jemez Mountains Snow Melt Update – How Can You Help?

SFNF News:

SANTA FE — Current conditions from record snowfall this year in the Jemez Mountains is now melting due to warmer temperatures.

The good news is, we had some cooler temperatures yesterday reducing the volume of snowmelt. However, flooding is and will continue until approximately 20-30 inches of snow melt dissipates. 

In the meantime, the Santa Fe National Forest’s Jemez Ranger District is working with area partners to keep recreation areas and some roads closed so they won’t pose a safety issue for visitors and employees in the area. 

What can you do to help?

PLEASE WAIT until Forest Read More

NNSA To Conduct Aerial Radiation Assessment Survey Over Boston Marathon Race Route April 14-17

NNSA News:

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) will conduct low-altitude helicopter flights over downtown Boston and the Boston Marathon race route Friday, April 14, through Monday, April 17, in preparation for the 127th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 17. (The flight schedule is subject to change based on weather conditions.)

NNSA’s Nuclear Emergency Support Team (NEST) aircraft will measure expected background radiation as part of standard preparations to protect public health and safety on the day of an event.

The Read More

2023 AfroMundo Festival: Resistance & Creativity April 15-22


2023 AfroMundo Festival: Resistance & Creativity is April 15-22 at the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque.

AfroMundo explores the complexities of Latinidad throughout this bilingual series of music, dance, films, literature, culinary taste feasts, panel discussions and more.

Featured regions include Honduras, Peru, Brazil and the United States.

All are welcome but registration is required: Register here.

Activities include:

  • 7:30 p.m. Sat. April 15: Concert, Garifuna in Songs, Outpost Performance Space
  • 3 p.m., Sun. April 16: Poetry Reading, From
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Accessing Library Materials More Convenient Than Ever

Mesa Public Library announces a new outdoor locker system that makes it easier than ever for patrons to access library materials. Courtesy/LAC


The staff at Mesa Public Library has announced a new outdoor locker system that makes it easier than ever for patrons to access library materials.

The lockers are designed to allow patrons to pick up materials that they’ve placed on hold anytime, day or night. This 24/7 access means that patrons no longer have to go into the library during normal business hours to access books in print, audiobooks, DVDs, music CDs, and more; however, the old Read More

Mesa Public Library Presents An Evening With Santa Fe’s Poet Laureate Darryl Lorenzo Wellington Thursday On Zoom

Mesa Public Library presents Santa Fe’s 2021-2023 Poet Laureate Darryl Lorenzo Wellington Feb. 23 for a livestream event. Courtesy/LAC


Mesa Public Library presents Santa Fe’s 2021-2023 Poet Laureate Darryl Lorenzo Wellington for a livestream event 7-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23.

This event is free to the public; however, registration is required. See below for more information.

In honor of Black History Month, Wellington will discuss the historical trajectory of Black poets from New Mexico and beyond and from the Civil War through Black Lives Matter. Learn how Black poets have Read More

New Mexico WWII Veteran And Voting Rights Advocate Miguel Trujillo Presented Posthumously American Democracy Award

From left, New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way, Miguel H. Trujillo’s granddaughter Patricia Abeita and New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver. Photo by Philip Smith

The 2022 Margaret Chase Smith American Democracy Award presented posthumously to Miguel H. Trujillo. Photo by Philip Smith

NASS News:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Miguel H. Trujillo, the World War II veteran, educator and Isleta Pueblo tribal member has been posthumously presented the 2022 Margaret Chase Smith American Democracy Award for political courage for his work championing Native American voting rights. Read More