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New Mexico Department Of Workforce Solutions Expands Apprenticeship Career Pathways Across State

NMDWS News:

ALBUQUERQUE — As one of Gov.r Lujan Grisham’s initiatives, the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions (NMDWS) is working to expand apprenticeship opportunities across the state, diversify apprenticeship programs beyond traditional fields, and increase the rate at which apprentices complete their program.

New Mexico’s registered apprenticeship programs and career pathway programs yield benefits for both job seekers and employers. Apprentices earn a sustainable wage while gaining the experience necessary for a career in their field and employers can more easily


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Ryan Chrys & The Rough Cuts Performs Virtually In Los Alamos Summer Concert Series 6 P.M. Friday July 3

Ryan Chrys & The Rough Cuts perform virtually at 6 p.m. Friday for the Summer Concert Series. Courtesy/Sancre

Virtual Summer Concert News:

The Virtual Los Alamos Summer Concert Series Presented by Toyota of Santa Fe is proud to present Ryan Chrys & The Rough Cuts at 6 p.m., Friday on the Los Alamos Summer Concert Series Facebook Page. 

Ryan Chrys & The Rough Cuts formed in January 2013 and has been touring steadily through the north, mid and southwest states. The band is made up of Ryan Chrys on guitar and vocals, Susan Phelan on bass and vocals, Lauren Michaels on vocals, Jack Yoder on


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Silver Lining Emerges Despite Pandemic Canceling 75th Anniversary Season Of Los Alamos Concert Association

LACA Artistic Director Ann McLaughlin in front of the Smith Auditorium Tuesday discussing how 75th anniversary plans were sadly dashed due to the pandemic and her appreciation for community support. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post
caclark@ladailypost.com

Plans for celebrating the 75th year of the Los Alamos Concert Association (LACA) were dashed with the outbreak of the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic.

But out of disappointment has emerged a sense of gratitude for the generous show of support from the community.

LACA Artistic Director Ann McLaughlin


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McQuiston: Now Might Be Perfect Time For Account Review

By ALLEN McQUISTON
The Jemez Agency

If you’re like many of the people I’ve spoken with over the past couple of weeks, your life is beginning to return back to a revised sense of normalcy, which is a good thing considering you’re probably starting to run short on shows to watch via Netflix, Amazon Prime or any other streaming service you might have

You’re also probably tired of excessively cleaning your house and have probably completed any minor home improvement projects you’ve been putting off for the last year or two.

So, what to do now? Ask your Facebook friends what series-you’ve-never-heard-of


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2020 Century Bank City Golf Championship Results

Los Alamos County Golf Course at 4244 Diamond Dr. Courtesy/LAC

By ANDRE TROTTIER
Los Alamos Golf Association

The 73rd Los Alamos City Championship was held June 27 and 28.

Introduced for the first time in a Los Alamos competition was the World Golf Scoring System. The system factored in slope and course rating with handicaps to yield a World Golf handicap for all players.

There was a lot of exciting play for the two days. Scoring was very tight among the participants. Following the completion of the event the Los Alamos City Championship shootout took place.

The shoot-out takes the winners of each


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Shin: Concerned About Well-being; Eye Health Of Our Kids 

By LISA SHIN, O.D.
Los Alamos

Dear Friends:

With the news of Los Alamos Public Schools planning for a hybrid model and remote learning this coming fall, as a mom, I am very concerned about the well being of our kids!

While some families, such as homeschoolers, are well-positioned and equipped for this change, others are simply not. Without proper supervision, parental involvement, and social interaction, some will fall behind.

What about single, working parents who cannot afford to work part-time? What happens to small business owners who have school age children and cannot afford paid family


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New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham Signs House Bill 1 Creating Framework For Recovery And Budget Solvency

House Democrats News:

SANTA FE – Today, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed the recently passed House budget bill, bringing fiscal solvency to the state’s finances, and creating a budget framework for recovery in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic and economic downturn.

Sponsored by Chair of the House Appropriations and Finance Committee Rep. Patricia Lundstrom (D-Gallup), House Bill 1 achieves fiscal solvency while prioritizing the education, health care, and public safety of New Mexicans. By sanding roughly 4 percent across most state agencies from their pre-COVID FY21 budgets


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JJAB Community Gift Card Program Has Impact During COVID-19

JJAB News:

At the start of the pandemic, Los Alamos Juvenile Justice Advisory Board (JJAB) developed the Community Gift Card Program to assist community members in need, recognize helpers in the community, and support local eating establishments. 

Since starting, the program has received and delivered 72 gift cards, impacting 202 adults/youth in Los Alamos and White Rock. The goal was to provide each recipient with funds for a meal for the entire family.

The gift cards were purchased by community members or with donations received, directly from local restaurants.  Secret City Kitchen,


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