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Night With A Nerd Virtual Bingo – Binary Numbers

BSMA News:

The Bradbury Science Museum Association (BSMA) presents Night With a Nerd Virtual Bingo – Binary Numbers, 6-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13 via zoom video conferencing.

This virtual bingo game has STEM topics rather than numbers in the squares. For the binary numbers game – the squares will have the binary version and the decimal number will be called. 

Players will match to the binary numbers on their card. For example, if the number called is “65” the player would look for “1000001”.

Everyone can play. RSVP to the event to get a link to your bingo card sent to you on the day of the event. If you


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Neonate Garters Lifting Spirits Around Los Alamos

It is neonate (baby) snake season and Tweedledum and Tweedledee were spotted today on Camino Uva and are lifting spirits around Los Alamos. ‘Please treat these little guys kindly. Garters and rattlesnakes have live births while bull snakes, coachwhips and others lay eggs. Both live births and eggs are happening now around the county.’ Photo and details by Jan Macek

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New Mexico COVID-19 Cases Now At 22,115 With 6 New Death And 9,262 Patients Recovered

STATE News:

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials have announced this afternoon 155 additional positive tests for COVID-19.

Los Alamos County has another new case bringing today’s total to 21 cases that have tested positive for COVID-19.

Today’s update announces 6 additional death reported in New Mexico related to COVID-19.

The New Mexico Department of Health reported today the most recent cases:

  • 34 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 16 new cases in Chaves County
  • 1 new case in Colfax County
  • 8 new cases in Curry County
  • 21 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 9 new cases in Eddy County
  • 1 new case in Hidalgo

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Scenes From Drive-in Movie Night At Central Park Square

Scene from the drive-in movie ‘Abominable’ shown Friday night in the north parking lot of Central Park Square. The weekly event starts at dusk (about 8:30 p.m. Fridays) and Covid-19 safe distancing is followed and enforced. The event is sponsored by Los Alamos County, Los Alamos MainStreet, projectY cowork and Central Park Square. Central Park Square owner Philip Kunsberg has been very generous enhancing this event for the community by paying his crew to help with setup and takedown of the screen and coordinating lighting on the property. He even pays for a free pizza from Time Out Pizzeria for


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PAC 8 Weekly TV Schedule Aug. 8-13

PAC 8 Community Media Weekly TV schedule:

Saturday, August 8, 2020 

  • Free Speech TV

Sunday, August 9, 2020

6 a.m. — FSTV

5 p.m. — The Prophetic Word

5:30 p.m. — Key to the Kingdom

6 p.m. — Drawing Men to Christ

7 p.m. — United Church

8 p.m. — La Verdad Internacional

8:30 p.m. — Inside Arts – Robert Wells

9:30 p.m. — Free Speech TV

Monday, August 10, 2020

6 a.m. — Democracy Now! LIVE

10 a.m. — The Tom Hartman Program

12:30 p.m. — Los Alamos Makers’ Space

1 p.m. — Behind the White Coat 

1:30 p.m. — Inside Arts – Robert Wells

2 p.m. — Talking Business With Beverly

2:30 p.m. — Spotlight on Los Alamos

3 p.m. — Democracy Now


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New Mexico Game Commission Meets Virtually Aug. 13

NMGF News:

SANTA FE — The New Mexico State Game Commission will meet virtually at 8:30 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 13.

The full agenda and other information will be available on the Department of Game and Fish website before the meeting.

To participate and provide comments, pre-register to attend the meeting on the Zoom Webinar platform. More information, including how to join the meeting by phone, is available on the Department’s website.

The New Mexico State Game Commission meeting also will be available to view via a live webcast on the Department’s website. Webcast participants can listen to the


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Chart 147: COVID-19 In New Mexico Aug. 8

Overall COVID-19 risk by state. The nonprofit organization Covid Act Now monitors daily diagnoses, infection rates, testing positivity, ICU headroom, and contacts traced in each state. The overall COVID-19 risk is based on these five metrics. For New Mexico, the declining daily diagnoses and infection rates resulted in the downgrade from high risk to moderate risk. Map/mapchart.net. Source: covidactnow.org. Created by Eli Ben-Naim. 


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Wiemann: 2nd Qtr GDP Reflects Early Pandemic Response

By SHELLY A. WIEMANN CFP®
Founder, Wiemann Wealth Strategies, LLC
Financial Advisor, Raymond James Financial Services

The latest GDP figures show the worst single-quarter U.S. economic contraction in over 70 years.

The U.S. economy contracted 9.5% through the second quarter, the worst single-quarter decline in gross domestic product (GDP) since the Commerce Department started tracking it in 1947.

It was expected the report would show a dip, but it’s important to recognize what that dip represents. It does not indicate the economy’s current trajectory, just the most stringent period


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New Mexico Game & Fish: Learning OHV Safety With Robots

NMG&F utilize Safety Sam and Safety Sara for large group public outreach. Courtesy/NMG&F

NMG&F News:

For the first decade of the New Mexico Department of Game & Fish Off-highway Vehicle (OHV) Program’s operations, the main method of public outreach has been its All-terrain Vehicle (ATV) simulator.

The simulator works for small groups as a one-on-one introduction to ATV safety. However, trying to reach larger audiences with the simulator requires a lot of labor and time.

The OHV Program has two new tools for large group public outreach: the ATV-riding robots Safety Sam and


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