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Roy Zimmerman Concert Thursday Oct. 25

on October 19, 2018 - 6:46pm

Courtesy/DPLA

 

DPLA News:

 

The community is invited to attend a Roy Zimmerman Concert sponsored by the Democratic Party of Los Alamos County at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25 at the Unitarian Church of Los Alamos at 1738 North Sage St.

 

Over more than 20 years on stages, screens and airwaves across America, Roy Zimmerman has brought the sting of satire to the struggle for Peace and Justice. His songs have been heard on HBO and Showtime. He has recorded for Warner/Reprise Records. His YouTube videos have garnered over seven million views, and he’s a featured blogger for the Huffington Post.

On The Job In Los Alamos: Local Political Party Leaders

on October 19, 2018 - 5:50pm

On the job in Los Alamos: Los Alamos Republican Party Chair John Bliss and Los Alamos Democratic Party Chair Robyn Schultz taking care of business this afternoon unexpectedly encountered each other at the Los Alamos Daily Post. Despite the frenzy that often comes near the tail end of the election season, these local party leaders exhibited good-natured friendliness toward one another. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Letter To The Editor: Someone Needs To Correct Mischaracterizations Of County Tourism Plan ... I Volunteer

on October 19, 2018 - 5:05pm
By DAVE FOX
Los Alamos

Someone needs to correct mischaracterizations of the County tourism plan made by council candidate Brady Burke. I volunteer.

I volunteer to do that, having spent more than two years on that plan, working with one of the most conscientious planning groups (20-plus citizen volunteers) I’ve been a part in 39 years here in Los Alamos and in my 20 prior years as a marketing exec before moving here.

I also volunteer to correct what’s flat wrong, having founded an enduring business in Los Alamos, based on what are flat-out real-world realities.

Reps. Lujan Grisham And Luján Demand Air Force Secretary Address Cannon AFB Water Contamination

on October 19, 2018 - 3:08pm

U.S. Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham

U.S. CONGRESSIONAL News:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) and Ben Ray Luján (NM-03) sent a letter to Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Air Force, Heather Wilson, after New Mexico’s Environment Department (NMED) issued a warning that water from several wells on and off the Cannon Air Force Base (AFB) have been contaminated with per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).

U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján

These chemicals are found in foam used for firefighting and are associated with an increased risk of cancer.

The

Heinrich Releases Resource Guide On Federal Funding Opportunities To Address Opioid Crisis

on October 19, 2018 - 9:24am
U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich
 
From the Office of U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) released a Resource Guide on Federal Funding Opportunities to Address the Opioid Crisis to offer helpful information and guidance to local governments, tribes and service providers.
 
In addition to providing a clearinghouse of resources, Heinrich also encouraged eligible grant seekers in New Mexico to contact his office for assistance in identifying and competing for available funding opportunities.
 
"The opioid epidemic is one of the greatest public

Letter To The Editor: Sara Scott Well-qualified, Dedicated, Believes In This Community And Its Citizens

on October 18, 2018 - 10:44am
By LAURA BOHN
Los Alamos

Sara Scott is an excellent choice for Los Alamos County Council. She is keenly intelligent and remarkably capable while at the same time being approachable, down-to-earth, and very “user-friendly”.

These attributes have been demonstrated in her successful career at LANL and everything else she does from contract work, to home and service projects, to her current candidacy.

Heinrich Releases ‘Labs & Bases’ TV Ad

on October 18, 2018 - 9:09am

To view video click here.

From the Martin Heinrich for Senate Campaign:

ALBUQUERQUE – Today, U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich’s campaign for U.S. Senate released a new television ad titled “Labs & Bases”.

The ad features former Sandia National Laboratories Director Jill Hruby, President and Chief Technical Officer of Pajarito Powder Barr Zulevi, General Atomics physicist Robert Peterkin and retired U.S. Army Brigadier General Gene Sisneros, speaking about Sen. Heinrich’s work to strengthen New Mexico's labs and bases and bolster the state’s economy.

Transcript:

Barr Zulevi: “Martin Heinrich is

Chamber Wraps Up Final Candidates Forum For 2018

on October 18, 2018 - 8:58am
The Chamber Business Breakfast County Council Candidate Forum is wrapping up this morning at UMN-LA with candidates from left, Republicans John Bliss and Brady Burke, Democrat incumbent David Izraelevitz, Libertarian Helen Milenski, Democrats Randall Ryti and Sara Scott and Republican Dawn Trujillo Voss. Check back later for the full story. Courtesy photo
 
Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce Director Ryn Herrmann delivers closing remarks at the Chamber Business Breakfast County Council Candidate Forum this morning at UMN-LA. Check back later for the full story.

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