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Rivera Family Opens Funeral Home In Los Alamos

Owner Tim Rivera and Los Alamos Manager Jim Martinez at the newly opened Los Alamos Office of Rivera Family Funeral Home at 15th Street and Central Avenue.  Photo by Carol A. Cark/ladailypost.com
 
By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post
bjgordon@ladailypost.com
 
Rivera Family Funerals & Cremations of Los Alamos has opened in Los Alamos at 1627 A Central Ave., near Metzger’s Hardware.

“We’re very excited to be the hometown funeral home in Los Alamos, bringing convenience, care and personalized service to the families of Los Alamos and White Rock,” owner Tim Rivera said.


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On The Job In Los Alamos: At Fleur de Lys

On the job in Los Alamos at Fleur de Lys is employee Julia Booton greeting customers Friday at the French gourmet store and tea salon. Booton has worked for seven months at Fleur de Lys at 1460 Trinity Dr. She has been learning to bake for the cafe alongside owners Marcel and Stephanie Remillieux in the early mornings before the business opens. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Mairen Hoch/ladailypost.com


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NCRTD Honored By GFOA With Award For Excellence In Financial Reporting For Third Consecutive Year

RTD News:
 
The North Central Regional Transit District (NCRTD) has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its Fiscal Year 2017 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada.
 
Acknowledged in the Certificate of Achievement was the NCRTD Finance Department comprised of Finance Director Hector Ordoñez and Financial Analyst Pat Lopez.
 
“It is with great pleasure that we accept this prestigious award on behalf of the NCRTD for the third consecutive

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Meow Wolf Announces Educator Appreciation Program

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MEOW WOLF News:
 
SANTA FE Meow Wolf recognizes the importance of educators, administrators and school staff in the community and also recognizes that New Mexico has some of the nation’s lowest teacher salary rates.
 
The company will support New Mexico educators by offering an ongoing discount and also bring other Santa Fe businesses into the Educator Appreciation Program, which launched Aug. 14.
 
The Educator Appreciation Program offers a 50 percent discount to all New Mexico K-12 public educators and school administrators who show their school

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More Scenes From 2018 Arts & Crafts Fair

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Johnson: Proposed Tariffs Hurt Newspapers

By ANDREW JOHNSON
Publisher of the Dodge County (WI) Pionier, and
Incoming President, National Newspaper Association
 
It isn’t that easy to drop everything in the middle of the week and fly to Washington. If you’re a community newspaper publisher, going anywhere in the middle of the week is a challenge. That is when the newspaper has to be edited, wrapped up in color, printed, labeled and distributed to readers.
 
People in Mayville, WI, where I publish the Dodge County Pionier, count on my paper. It is how they find out what is happening in town. We don’t have a local TV station. Facebook

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RE/MAX First Associate Broker Kendra Ruminer Earns Prestigious Hall Of Fame Award

Kendra Ruminer. Courtesy photo
 
RE/MAX News:
 
Associate Broker Kendra Ruminer of RE/MAX First, has received the RE/MAX Hall of Fame Award, which is the first of three prestigious awards that RE/MAX gives to honor successful agents during their careers with the company.
 
Less than 22 percent of all active RE/MAX agents have earned this prestigious award since its inception.
 
Kendra’s tireless dedication to serving her clients, consumers and our community has allowed her to achieve this high honor,” Christopher Ortega, Broker/Owner of RE/MAX First said. “Winning

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Learn Car Safety & Maintenance Basics Aug. 25

ADV Insurance Agency Producer Augusta Dyson, left, and KJM Auto Body and Glass, LLC Owner Kellie Michel will host a car safety and maintenence event Aug. 25 at KJM Auto Body and Glass. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post
kirsten@ladailypost.com

If you were driving and your car got a flat tire, would you be able to fix it yourself? Or when it comes time to change your car’s oil, could it be done at your own garage and not a professional’s?

The mechanics of a car can seem mysterious but KJM Auto Body and Glass, LLC Owner Kellie Michel and ADV Insurance


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NASA Awards UbiQD Of Los Alamos Contract To Develop Greenhouse Films For Space Missions

Growing Opportunities is hosting UbiQD’s first commercial greenhouse pilot project in Alcalde. This false color photo shows the Dutch-style greenhouse where UbiGro™ Film is boosting the weight yield of tomatoes. Courtesy/UbiQD, Inc.

Artist’s rendition of a quantum dot enhanced lunar greenhouse. Courtesy/UbiQD, Inc.

NASA News:

  • Phase I STTR will fund a collaboration with the University of Arizona Controlled Environment Agriculture Center to develop and test quantum dot materials for maximizing crop yields on the Moon, Mars, or other long-term space missions

UbiQD, Inc., a Los Alamos-based


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