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PEEC: Explore Swirls At Family Night March 13

on March 7, 2018 - 12:02pm
Enjoy activities about swirls in nature with Melissa Mackey at the Los Alamos Nature Center’s Family Night. Photo from Swirl by Swirl: Spirals in Nature by Joyce Sidman
PEEC News:
Tuesday, March 13, is Family Night at the Los Alamos Nature Center.
This free program allows kids to enjoy an evening of exploring swirls in nature with Mesa Public Library’s Melissa Mackey 6-7 p.m. The nature center will be open until 8 p.m. for exploring the exhibits.
Children will make marble race tracks to take home at the end of the evening.

LANB Sponsors Visits To Bradbury Science Museum

on March 7, 2018 - 7:58am

Bradbury Science Museum Educator Pam Dresher providing a science laboratory recently for students from Arroyos Del Norte Elementary School in Taos. Photo by Andre Trottier

Bradbury Science Museum Educator Mel Strong providing a science laboratory recently for students from Arroyos Del Norte Elementary School in Taos. Photo by Andre Trottier

BSMA News:

Bradbury Science Museum Educators Pam Dresher and Mel Strong recently provided a science laboratory for students from Arroyos Del Norte Elementary School in Taos.

The trip to the local museum was sponsored by Los Alamos National Bank under a

New Native American Budget And Policy Institute Seeks To Empower Indigenous Communities To Effect Systemic Change

on March 7, 2018 - 7:15am
UNM News:
SANTA ANA PUEBLO — The new Native American Budget and Policy Institute (the Institute) will launch at an event Tuesday at Tamaya Resort in Santa Ana Pueblo.
The Institute will conduct research, budget and policy analysis, social justice advocacy, litigation, and community lawyering to empower Native American communities to create self-determined and systematic change that will improve their health, education, and economic well-being.
The Institute is a project of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Center for Health Policy of the University of New Mexico, and the New

LAPS Foundation Facilitates $1,800 Donation To Robotics Team From Santa Fe Auto Park

on March 6, 2018 - 5:12pm

The LAHS Robotics FIRST Team 4153 poses with a t-shirt launching robot at the Ride & Drive event in Los Alamos. Courtesy/LAPSF


A perfect union that came together serendipitously last month has led to $1,800 being generously donated to the LAHS Robotics FIRST Team 4153 by the Santa Fe Auto Park.

Second Renewable Energy Festival Scheduled For Earth Day Weekend At Northern New Mexico College

on March 6, 2018 - 11:53am
NNMC News:
ESPANOLA  After a hugely successful first run, the Renewable Energy Festival returns for a second year on Earth Day weekend, April 20-21, at Northern New Mexico College in Española.
The festival kicks off Friday, April 20, with music and dance performances that celebrate Northern New Mexico’s rich heritage of respect for the environment and sustainable practices.
Saturday, April 21 features educational seminars, hands-on demonstrations and activities on a wide variety of renewable energy topics for the entire family.

Los Alamos County Waste Trucks Presentation At LAPS School Board Meeting

on March 6, 2018 - 11:50am
Kylie Alvarez's winning design on the County waste truck. Courtesy photo
Philippa Fung's winning design on the County waste truck. Courtesy photo
LAPS News:
Students and families of Kylie Alvarez from Chamisa and Philippa Fung from Barranca (now a student at LAMS) gathered at the LAPS school board meeting to get a closer look at their designs on the new Los Alamos County waste trucks.
Superintendent Dr.

Consumer Protection Week FACTS: 'F' Is For Finances

on March 6, 2018 - 11:49am
Attorney General Hector Balderas
AG News:
ALBUQUERQUE  During National Consumer Protection Week, Attorney General Hector Balderas urges New Mexico consumers to get the FACTS about their finances.
The New Mexico Office of Attorney General receives frequent complaints of finance-related problems—that is, problems with debt collectors, banks and credit unions, and also the payment of loans, including student loans and mortgages.
Attorney General Balderas advises, “Educating yourself on your own financial strengths and weaknesses is the first step to controlling your financial