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Friends Of The Shelter Launch Fundraiser For Puppy With Heart Condition

on June 1, 2016 - 9:01am

Nova Rey is a brave little shelter puppy who needs the community's help. Courtesy photo

SHELTER News:

Near the end of April, a small, 8-week-old American bulldog/pitbull terrier mix was surrendered to the Los Alamos Animal Shelter.

All the owner wrote on the form was that the puppy had a heart murmur and that they couldn't afford the medical costs. They also provided a CD with X-rays. Volunteers could feel the murmur with their bare hand.

Nova Rey snuggles with a shelter volunteer. Courtesy photo

In spite of her medical condition, Nova Rey was the most human-loving little girl they had

Insight Meditation Classes 1st & 3rd Wednesdays

on May 25, 2016 - 11:34am

Deepening The Heart: Morning Of Meditation Friday

on May 24, 2016 - 3:35pm

Luján Named To Conference Committee On Legislation Addressing Opioid Epidemic

on May 23, 2016 - 10:28am
CONGRESSIONAL News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico’s Third District has been appointed to a conference committee that will work to complete legislation addressing the opioid crisis that is hurting communities in New Mexico and across the country. 
 
Conference committees are formed after the Senate and House each pass its own bills in order to work out differences between the legislation.
 
“The drug crisis is one that touches communities throughout New Mexico, robbing friends, family, and neighbors of a brighter future.

Santa Fe Veterans Benefits & Resources Fair June 25

on May 23, 2016 - 7:09am

HHS On New Mexico Health Insurance Rate Changes

on May 21, 2016 - 10:28am

HHS News:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Jonathan Gold, press secretary at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, issued the following statement on New Mexico health insurance rate changes.

“Consumers in New Mexico will continue to have affordable coverage options in 2017. Last year, the average Marketplace premium among people with tax credits stayed the same at $127 per month, despite reports based on preliminary rate filings predicting increases of ‘51 percent’.

“People in New Mexico understand how the marketplace works, and they know that they can shop around and find coverage that fits

McQuiston: About Bodily Injury Liability Protection

on May 19, 2016 - 11:17am
By ALLEN MCQUISTON
The Jemez Agency

Do I need to buy more than the minimum bodily injury liability protection?

Not if you’re a billionaire and aren’t concerned about forking over hundreds of thousands of dollars if you injure others in a car accident.

For the rest of us, the answer is almost always yes.

Bodily injury protection can be what stands between you and bankruptcy. By paying it, you can lean on your insurance company to cover you in case you get in a wreck that seriously injures one or more people NOT IN YOUR CAR.

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training June 7

on May 18, 2016 - 7:59am

Cabinet Secretary To Address Issues Surrounding Employees Caring For Aging Family Members

on May 17, 2016 - 11:09am

New Mexico Cabinet Secretary for Aging and Long Term Services Myles Copeland.

CHAMBER News:

New Mexico Cabinet Secretary for Aging and Long Term Services Myles Copeland will be the presenter at the Chamber Breakfast, 7:30-9 a.m. Wednesday, May 18 in Room 230, Building 2, at UNM-LA, 4000 University Dr.

Secretary Copeland will be addressing a critical issue for business owners, managers and human resource personnel – employees who are distracted by the demands of also being a caregiver for an aging family member.

Employers across the state are faced with employees whose responsibilities are

LAMC Hosts 100+ Women Who Care Event

on May 16, 2016 - 2:42pm

Kristy Ortega, left, draws the name of a nonprofit organization from a container held by Mary Beth Maassen at Los Alamos Medical Center, which hosted a gathering of 100+ Women Who Care May 5 under the tent behind the hospital. JudyGails Place is the organization drawn to recieve more than $12,000 in contributions from the women. JudyGails Place is a local organization that helps women suffering from domestic violence situations. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Marvel Harrison addresses the crowd. Mary Beth Maassen is at right. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Deb Shelton,

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