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Heinrich Cosponsors Legislation To Establish Tuition-Free Community College

on March 4, 2018 - 11:32am
U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich
WASHINGTON, D.C.  Thursday, U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) cosponsored the America's College Promise Act, which would provide two years of free community college and create an affordable pathway to a four-year college degree for low-income students.
“There's no question that in order to continue to grow our economy, we must have a well-educated and well-trained workforce,” Heinrich said.

Governor Signs Bill to Ensure More Efficiency In School Budgets And Support At-Risk Students

on March 4, 2018 - 7:31am

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez


SANTA FE – Last night, a bill to ensure more efficiency in school budgets was signed by Gov. Susana Martinez.

House Bill 188, sponsored by Rep. George Dodge (D-Santa Rosa), amends the Public School Finance Act to allocate funds more equitably among schools.

“We need to ensure that every child has access to a quality education, regardless of their background or their zip code,” Rep. George Dodge said. “This bill gives more funding to schools with higher numbers of at-risk students, and to schools with more experienced staff.

Nature Center Talk: Jean Dewart On Pacific Crest Trail

on March 4, 2018 - 7:28am
Jean Dewart on Oregon’s Pacific Crest Trail. Courtesy photo
PEEC News:
At 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, at the Los Alamos Nature Center, Jean Dewart will share her story of hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, where she covered 235-miles in Oregon.
Regardless of all the difficulties in this endeavor, Jean spent six months training with multiple experimental loads in her backpack, pouring over route maps, and planning resupply positions. Not only will her presentation cover the stories of the trail, but Jean will also share how to prepare for such a hike.
Jean is a Los Alamos hiker,

Save The Date For LAHS 40 Year Reunion

on March 3, 2018 - 8:46pm

Chamisa Elementary Science Night At The Bradbury

on March 3, 2018 - 6:44am
Wade Harrel from the Harrell House of Oddities in Santa Fe, brought his travelling collection of insects, spiders and all things creepy-crawly Monday to the Bradbury Science Museum for Chamisa Elementary School’s annual Science Night. Sponsored by the Chamisa PTO, Science Night provides an opportunity for students to learn about a variety of science and technology topics through interactive displays by a variety of community organizations and Museum staff. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Students watch a demonstration.
Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
A student

Scenes From Active Shooter Training At UNM-LA

on March 2, 2018 - 10:12pm

UNM-LA Student Enrollment Director Kathryn Vigil and Los Alamos High School Resource Officer Cpl. Adele McKenzie chat prior to active shooter training today at the college campus. An online active shooter course is required annually for faculty and staff and the campus has an active security and safety committee. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

Los Alamos Police Cpl. Adele McKenzie teaches Deputy Fire Chief Steve Dawald how to use a toy gun before he participated in an activity during today's active shooter training. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

Los Alamos Police Officers

LAPS Employee Spotlight: Stephanie Meyer

on March 2, 2018 - 12:13pm