U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján Cosponsors Legislation To Preserve A Free And Open Internet

U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján
WASHINGTON, D.C.  U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) announced that he cosponsored legislation introduced by Rep. Mike Doyle (D-PA) to preserve a free and open Internet and overturn the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) recent action to repeal existing net neutrality protections.
“A free and open Internet is essential to a free and open society, which is why we must protect net neutrality,” Luján said. “The Internet has revolutionized the way we do business, promoted entrepreneurship and innovation,

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McQuiston: Carbon Monoxide … The Invisible Killer

The Jemez Agency

More than 400 Americans die from unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More than 20,000 visit the emergency room, and more than 4,000 others are hospitalized.

Where Does Carbon Monoxide Come From?

Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless gas that often goes undetected, striking victims caught off guard or in their sleep.

This “silent killer” is produced by burning fuel in cars or trucks, small engines, stoves, lanterns, grills, fireplaces, gas ranges, portable generators or

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100 Days Of Winter Grand Prize Winner Announced


The Los Alamos County Community Services Department wrapped up their collaborative 100 Days of Winter program Feb. 26. 
Over 1,000 programming guides were distributed throughout Los Alamos County between November and February, encouraging residents and visitors to get out and active during the winter months. With just under 200 online participants, and over 260 entries for the Grand Prize, many shared photos of the wide variety of ways they were inspired to stay

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ADV Insurance Hosts Business After Hours Thursday

ADV Insurance will host Business After Hours 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday at 1475 Central Ave., Suite 150. Courtesy photo




The Chamber of Commerce is celebrating the Grand Reopening of the new ADV Insurance Agency offices.


The community is invited to join the celebration 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday at the new offices located at 1475 Central Ave., Suite 150. Light refreshments will be served.


Business After Hours receptions are a benefit of being a Los Alamos Chamber Member. For more information about Chamber membership, please visit

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Comments Sought On State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP)

SANTA FE The public is invited to comment on the New Mexico Department of Transportation’s second amendment to the State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP).  
The program will serve as a four year plan for the state’s federal aid highway program.
The STIP contains proposed road and bridge projects and is required under the federal legislation. Projects on the list are on federal and state highways (roads with I, U.S. or NM designations).
The NMDOT has posted the 2018-2023 STIP amendment on the internet asking for public comment until March

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Planning and Zoning Commission Meets Wednesday

Los Alamos County Planning and Zoning Commission meets at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in Council Chambers in the Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.
The public is invited to attend the meeting.
2. PUBLIC COMMENT This section of the agenda is reserved for comments from the public on items that are not otherwise included in this agenda.
  • A. Minutes from the Planning And Zoning Commission Meeting(s) on January 10, 2018
  • B. Planning and Zoning

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History on Tap: Dr. Todd Urbatsch Presents FERMIAC


Join the Los Alamos History Museum for History on Tap to learn about the FERMIAC. History on Tap, part of the On Tap series presented by the Los Alamos Creative District, is 5:30 p.m. March 5 at UnQuarked, 145 Central Park Square.

Join the Los Alamos Historical Society for an engaging discussion over food and drinks with Dr. Todd Urbatsch about the FERMIAC. Dr. Urbatsch will be demonstrating LANL’s museum-quality replica of this analog computer. Enrico Fermi and L.D.P. King created the FERMIAC in 1947 to study the paths of neutrons using the Monte Carlo method.


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More Scenes From 2018 Rotary Crab Fest

Rotarian and Crab Fest Chairman Skip King is spotted biting the crab that feeds him at the 9th Annual Rotary Club Crab Fest Saturday night at the Columbian Hall on DP Road. King, here with his family Jennifer and Brad King and wife Linda, brought the idea of the highly successful fundraiser to Los Alamos several years ago when he and his wife moved here from California. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Rotary President Laura Loy welcomes the crowd to the 2018 Crab Fest event. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Rotary Club Crab Fest Kitchen Supervisor Katy Korkos, center, instructs

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PAC 8 Television Listings: March 2-8

PAC 8 Community Media Center weekly TV schedule for March 2-8:
Friday, March 2, 2018
  • 06:00 AM Democracy Now! – Live
  • 10:00 AM The Tom Hartman Program
  • 11:00 AM County Council Meeting –Replay 2-27-18
  • 01:00 PM Democracy Now!
  • 04:00 PM Uprising
  • 05:00 PM Democracy Now!
  • 06:00 PM Chamber Business Breakfast – Harry Burgess
  • 07:00 PM Los Alamos History – A History of Land Transfers on the Pajarito Plateau
  • 08:00 PM Art Fusion – Live Radio Show with Dr. Hall & Brad Smith
  • 08:30 PM The LA Times with Peter Malmgren
  • 09:00 PM Los Alamos History – Sid Hecker – Update on Nuclear North Korea

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