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State Veterans Home To Hold ‘Rapid Hire Event’ To Fill Job Vacancies

NMSV News:
 
TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES ― The New Mexico State Veterans Home in Truth or Consequences will hold a “Rapid Hire Event” 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 30 to fill immediate Nursing, Janitorial and Food Service job vacancies.
 
The New Mexico Department of Veterans Services (DVS) manages the facility, which is the state’s only residential home for veterans.
 
DVS managers and division supervisors will conduct interviews and are prepared to make job offers to qualified applicants who bring résumés, a valid New Mexico Driver’s License or Photo ID, a Social

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County Employees Request Investigation Of Councilor

Los Alamos Fire Marshal Jeff Wetteland, left, and Chief Building Official Michael Arellano review construction plans recently. The two men filed a request for an investigation of County Councilor James Chrobocinski Feb. 15 with County Human Resources Manager Denise Cassel. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com

 

By MAIRE O’NEILL

Los Alamos Daily Post

maire@ladailypost.com

Two Los Alamos County employees have filed a request for an investigation into County Councilor James Chrobocinski alleging harassment and intimidation under Los Alamos Code Ordinance No. 02-240,


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NM Delegation Urges Against Tariffs On Newsprint

New Mexico Congressional Delegation News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján, Steve Pearce and Michelle Lujan Grishamurged Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross not to approve additional tariffs on newsprint, which could devastate local papers across New Mexico. 
 
In January, the Commerce Department imposed import duties on Canadian groundwood paper, a kind of newsprint used by newspapers across the country, and are now considering additional tariffs. According

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Businesses Participate In UNM-LA Job Fair April 3

Businesses have the opportunity to meet and interview potential employees at the UNM-LA Job Fair. Photo by Nancy Coombs/UNM-LA
 
UNM-LA News:
 
The University of New Mexico-Los Alamos (UNM-LA) invites regional businesses to participate in the annual UNM-LA Job Fair 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, Businesses have the opportunity to meet and interview potential applicants for current and upcoming job openings at this event, as well as to distribute information about other employment opportunities such as seasonal work or internships.
 

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State Auditor Wayne Johnson Designates Regional Coalition Of LANL Communities For Special Audit

State Auditor Wayne Johnson

From the Office of the State Auditor:

SANTA FE – State Auditor Wayne Johnson today designated the Regional Coalition of LANL Communities (RCLC) for a special audit.

The designation comes after serious concerns about travel and entertainment reimbursements, including reimbursements for alcoholic beverages, baseball tickets, and first class flights using taxpayer money, possible double reimbursements and procurement issues.

The RCLC is a publicly-funded coalition of nine cities, towns, counties and pueblos near the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Los Alamos


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National Science Foundation Awards UbiQD Phase II SBIR Grant

The UbiQD team taken at its September board of directors meeting a short walk from the quantum dot company’s headquarters in Los Alamos. Courtesy/UbiQD, Inc.

UbiQD team members measure the electrical output of a window prototype near the company’s headquarters in Los Alamos. Courtesy/UbiQD, Inc.

UbiQD News:

  • Funding will accelerate development of its quantum dot solar glass technology

UbiQD, Inc., a New Mexico-based nanotechnology development company, announced today that it was recently awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II grant by the National Science Foundation


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Heinrich Bipartisan Bill To Establish Tech-Transfer Program Clears Senate Energy Committee

U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich
 
U.S. SENATE News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C.  U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich’s (D-N.M.) bipartisan Energy Technology Maturation Act was passed Thursday out of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.
 
The legislation, cosponsored by Senators Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), would authorize an Energy Technology Maturation Program at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to facilitate successful commercialization of laboratory-developed

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World Futures: Education, Training, Learning And Knowledge Part One

By ANDY ANDREWS
World Futures Institute

This column began in 2017 by exploring the List of 18 defining areas that need inquisition and exploration as we move forward in sustaining Earth and humanity.

April 21, 2017, the column “What and How Do We Teach People?” was published and ended with: “In the future, people will need physical, intellectual, and perceptual skills as well as interpersonal, decision making, and human skills. And there will be a continuing roll for history, the arts, pride and survival. Survival of the individual, humanity or all of the above?”

Recently, The Case Against Education


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Los Alamos Chamber Of Commerce Hosts Ribbon Cutting For BeeHive Homes March 15

 
CHAMBER News:
 
The Chamber of Commerce is celebrating the grand opening of BeeHive Homes of White Rock. Please join us to welcome BeeHive Homes 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, March 15, at 110 Longview Drive in White Rock. Light refreshments will be served plus there will be live music, drawings and giveaways. .
 
Members of the public who would like an opportunity to familiarize themselves with the facility are also encouraged to attend.
 
BeeHive Homes® is a national provider of residential assisted living for the elderly. Its homes operate

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Lujan Grisham Welcomes Sandia Pricing Preference She Championed For New Mexico Businesses

U.S. Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham
 
CONGRESSIONAL News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C.  U.S. Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham welcomes the announcement from Sandia Laboratories that they are implementing a 5 percent New Mexico small business pricing preference that she championed. 
 
The pricing preference will help New Mexico small businesses compete for Sandia subcontracts against out-of-state companies.
 
In a letter sent in March 2016 to then-Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, Lujan Grisham encouraged DOE to preserve and expand Sandia’s economic footprint in the

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