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Scenes From Topper Student Bonfire Ignited Tonight

on September 19, 2019 - 10:20pm

The Topper student bonfire ignited tonight in the Sullivan Field parking lot after the Girls Soccer game against the Santa Fe Demons. It has been two years since the last bonfire due to rainy conditions. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scene from the Topper student bonfire tonight in the Sullivan Field parking lot. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

CB FOX Makes The Switch From Plastic To Paper

on September 19, 2019 - 4:34pm
CB FOX will be replacing its plastic shopping bags with paper bags. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
 
BUSINESS News:
 
CB FOX will begin phasing in paper shopping bags of all sizes. Phased out will be every size of plastic bag.
 
Andy Fox said the decision to switch to paper has been stimulated by the announcement that the United Nations will meet next Monday, to, in the words of United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres,“…boost ambition and accelerate actions to implement the Paris Agreement on Climate Change".
 
Dave Fox said he remembers too well the line in the movie,

This Week At The Reel Deal Theater

on September 19, 2019 - 4:23pm

In And Around Town: Sept. 19, 2019

on September 19, 2019 - 4:22pm

 

In and Around Town:

The Los Alamos Daily Post community calendar features events happening in Los Alamos, White Rock and surrounding areas. Send event announcements to bjgordon@ladailypost.com
 
THURSDAY Sept. 19
 
Living United Campaign Kick-Off and United Way of Northern New Mexico Meeting
5-7 p.m. at Fuller Lodge. RSVP to 505.662.0800.
 
Reception for “I Should Have Known by Now” featuring Artists Donato Spitzer and David Trujillo
5-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19 at The Karen Wray Gallery, 1247 Central Ave., Suite D-2, in Los Alamos. The exhibition will be open through Oct.

LAHS Eco Club Proposes 10-Cent Bag Fee

on September 19, 2019 - 10:55am
Los Alamos High School Eco Club Co-Presidents Kathryn Laintz, left, and Lillian Petersen discuss the club's proposed 10-cent bag fee. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Members of the Eco Club. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

 

By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post

Plastics, especially single-use plastics, are rather villainous. They do not biodegrade, they contaminate the soil and water, pose threats to wildlife, and cause unsightly litter in public places.

Land Office Hires Renewable Energy Director, Analyst

on September 19, 2019 - 10:39am

STATE LAND OFFICE News:

 

  • Commissioner Garcia Richard Awards 7,000 Acre Lease for La Joya Wind Farm Expansion 

 

SANTA FE – The State Land Office has hired two new staff within the first ever Office of Renewable Energy. Commissioner Stephanie Garcia Richard requested and received funding during the 2019 Legislative Session to create the Office of Renewable Energy in order to help the Land Office reach a goal of tripling the generation of renewable energy on state trust land.

 

There are currently 17 active renewable energy leases on state trust lands with over 30 pending applications

Boese Brothers Brewery Opens With A Bang!

on September 19, 2019 - 10:32am
From left, Boese Brothers Brewery employees Jonathan Coons, Peter Taylor, Shannon Anderson, Co-Owner Sam Boese and Bar Manager Anthony Flores. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post

Expectations were blown away when Boese Brothers Brewery opened its doors for business Sept. 7. What was supposed to be just a soft opening featured a packed house and lots of satisfied customers.

“It was great,” Co-Owner Sam Boese said.

The brewery, at 145 Central Park Square, has only be open for about two weeks “but people have been

NMDWS: Zero Tolerance Stance For Underpayment Or Nonpayment Of Wages By New Mexico Employers

on September 19, 2019 - 10:31am
NMDWS News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions (NMDWS), in conjunction with the City of Albuquerque and the Bernalillo County Second Judicial District Attorney’s office, will be filing a lawsuit against Hacienda Del Rio, associated entities and principals David Rosales and Andres Rosales for violations of the state Minimum Wage Act, the Wage Payment Act, and the City of Albuquerque Minimum Wage Ordinance.
 
Over the past two years, the NMDWS Labor Relations Division (LRD) has received as many as 47 wage complaints from employees of Hacienda Del Rio.

Aamodt Water Settlement Parties Gather For Signing Ceremony At Buffalo Thunder Resort Tuesday

on September 19, 2019 - 10:24am

Aamodt Settlement Parties gather Tuesday at Buffalo Thunder Resort for signing ceremony of Aamodt Settlement clause 611(a). Photo by James R. Mountain/valleydailypost.com

Aamodt Settlement Parties gather Tuesday at Buffalo Thunder Resort for signing ceremony of Aamodt Settlement clause 611(a). Photo by James R. Mountain/valleydailypost.com

By JAMES R. MOUNTAIN
Valley Daily Post

Pueblo of Pojoaque - The Aamodt Water Settlement parties took another step forward in the implementation of a settlement agreement Tuesday at Buffalo Thunder.

The parties held a signing ceremony that initiates

Public Astronomy Dark Night Saturday Sept. 28

on September 19, 2019 - 10:10am

Pajarito Astronomers News:

The Pajarito Astronomers will be holding a County-Sponsored Dark Night starting at 6:45 p.m. (sunset), Saturday, Sept. 28 at Spirio Soccer Field, Overlook Park in White Rock.

Weather permitting, the public is invited to come out, wander among the telescopes and star gaze.

The six planets Mercury, Venus, Jupiter (with its moons), Saturn (and its rings), Neptune and Uranus will potentially be visible during the evening.

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