Obituary: Corinne ‘Corky’ Cockburn 1926 – July 12, 2022

CORINNE ‘CORKY’ COCKBURN 1926 – July 12, 2022

Corinne “Corky” Cockburn, 96, died peacefully after a brief illness in Santa Fe, NM on July 12, 2022.

Corky was born to Harold and Opal Fort in Manson, Washington in 1926. She attended Washington State College where she met Curt Cockburn. After graduation in 1948 they married and moved to upstate New York where he worked for General Electric. In 1960 he was transferred to Arizona. They loved the desert and lived in Cave Creek and Carefree for the next half century.

Corky was a community organizer all of her life. She established the Cave Creek kindergarten Read More

Scenes From 2022 Los Alamos County Fair Exhibits

The Los Alamos County Fair Exhibits are handled by the Los Alamos County Extension Office and Los Alamos 4-H Club, which it sponsors. Desaree Jimenez, the Extension home economist, center, poses with 4-Hers who helped set up and take down the display Saturday for the 2022 Los Alamos County Fair Exhibits. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

Delectable tomatoes and delicious pie were among the veggies and baked goods at the exhibit Saturday at Mesa Public Library. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

Caldera Morning by Rachel Pearson garnered a first place ribbon in the arts portion Read More

MOWW Presents Glen McDuff Speaking On ‘The History of The Army Nuclear Weapons’ Tuesday Aug. 16

MOWW News:

The Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW) this month presents Glen McDuff speaking on “The History of the Army Nuclear Weapons”.

In 1942, the Army took responsibility for managing the Manhattan Project. Its earliest nuclear roles included developing and employing America’s first nuclear weapons thus ending WWII. This monumental task was awarded with the Army being excluded from possessing nuclear weapons for next several years.

With the Cold war heating up with the detonation of the first Soviet atomic bomb, President Truman gave in and the Army was once again in the nuclear weapon Read More

Posts From The Road: County Fairs And Festivals

Flying High: The carnival rides at the Mesa County Fair and Rodeo in Grand Junction, Colo. were a popular attraction for many. Seen are the Ferris wheel and the high swing ride with the clouds forming in the background at sunset. Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com

Alien Encounter: Another popular ride in Grand Junction was the Starship ride which featured some alien figures from another world. The colors and sounds from each of the rides attracted many participants during the event. Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com

Formerly of Los Alamos

Attending local Read More

Obituary: Marilyn Louise Zeigner July 9, 1927 – Aug. 3, 2022

MARILYN LOUISE ZEIGNER July 9, 1927 – Aug. 3, 2022

Our beloved Mother, Marilyn Louise Zeigner, passed away on August 3, 2022, in the presence of her family in Green Valley, Arizona.

She was born on July 9, 1927, in Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas to James Wayne Jones and Zoe Boyd Jones. 

Marilyn is survived by her four children, Nancy Wolff (Howard Thorhaug) of St. Maries, Idaho; Mary Pike (Tom Pike) of Las Vegas, Nevada; Judy Trujillo of Green Valley, Arizona; and Steven Wolff (Teresa Wright) of Durango, Colorado; step daughter Christina Thompson (Lyman Thompson) of Greenfield, Indiana; special Read More

LANL News Roundup For Week Of Aug. 8, 2022

Science: Math error – A new study overturns 100-year-old understanding of color perception

A new study corrects an important error in the 3D mathematical space developed by the Nobel Prize–winning physicist Erwin Schrödinger and others and used by scientists and industry for more than 100 years, to describe how your eye distinguishes one color from another. The research has the potential to boost scientific data visualizations, improve TVs and recalibrate the textile and paint industries. Read full article here. Courtesy/LANL

LANL News:

Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) Read More

Fr. Glenn: Being Appreciative

By Fr. Glenn Jones:

A favorite YouTube channel that I’ve stumbled across recently is “Tribal People Try”, in which several persons apparently from the Middle East or perhaps more easterly sample various western foods. Most of the foods have a common familiarity for most Americans in particular (biscuits and gravy, apple cobbler, various snack foods, etc.), surprising the panel participants by the taste and quality, they often comment on the expertise of the chef for even what we might consider the simplest of foods.

Those videos get one thinking about what blessings we have in our lives. That Read More

New Mexico Friends Of Foster Children Non-profit Announces Expansion Of ‘It’s Your Birthday!’ Program

Courtesy/Barbara Cotton


ALBUQUERQUE — With support from the Nusenda Community Foundation, Blue Cross Blue Shield New Mexico, Walmart Community Grants (from Eubank store #835), the LANL Foundation, and private donors, New Mexico Friends of Foster Children (NMFFC) has announced the expansion of the “It’s Your Birthday!” program.

This program gives each foster child or youth a gift chosen especially for them, along with an age/interest appropriate book and a personalized card. Older youth may opt for a gift card. To participate in this program, foster families, case workers, Read More

Catch Of The Week: Ransomware

Los Alamos

Ransomware attacks continue to be an issue, here are some of the major news stories just from the past week:

…All 7-11 stores in Denmark were closed due to a ransomware attack;

…Multiple new strains of ransomware were discovered;

…It was announced that the UK’s NHS will take over a month to recover from its latest ransomware attack;

…Ista International, a multinational data management company, had all systems taken offline by a ransomware attack;

…Cisco was attacked by the Yanluowang ransomware group – over 2.8 GB of data Read More

‘Try Hockey For Free’ Event With Arizona Coyotes Aug. 20


Los Alamos Hockey Assoication News:

A “Try Hockey for Free” event begins at 9:45 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20 in the Ice Arena at Genoveva Chavez Community Center, 3221 Rodeo Road in Santa Fe.

The event is designed to allow girls and boys ages 5-9 to try hockey in a fun, safe environment with trained coaching staff.

No experience necessary!

There will be plenty of assistance on hand to be sure children have the best first hockey experience and to answer any questions parents might have.

“Hockey helps develop a positive attitude, self-image, and self-esteem. There’s nothing like ice to teach kids Read More