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Judges Needed For Int’l. Science & Engineering Fair

on April 11, 2019 - 4:25pm
A scene from a previous International Science and Engineering Fair. Courtesy photo
ISEF News:
Judges are being sought for the International Science and Engineering Fair May 12-17 in Phoenix, Ariz.
Judges are needed for all categories, but they are desperately needed in Energy: Chemical, Energy: Physical Plant Sciences, Microbiology, Computational Biology & Bioinformatics, Environmental Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and Animal Sciences.
Descriptions of all of the categories can be found here.

Two useful flyers with information on judging. One is general for all judges:

Climate Reality Leader Speaks At Mesa Library April 18

on April 11, 2019 - 4:24pm

Library News:

Dr. Julia Ying of the Climate Reality Leadership Corps will offer a talk, slideshow and discussion, 7 p.m., April 18, upstairs at Mesa Public Library.

Ying is one of thousands of trained Climate Reality Leaders from over 135 countries trained by Climate Reality founder and Chairman Al Gore. She retired from General Medical Practice in Sydney, Australia, and is a happy grandmother to five grandchildren. She now lives in Los Alamos.

Los Alamos Clay Artists Featured In Clay Show

on April 11, 2019 - 4:03pm

Pieces that will be featured in the Celebration of Clay: Many Hands, Many Ways. Courtesy photo

ART News:

Los Alamos clay artists Darla Graff Thompson and Gloria Gilmore-House will represent Los Alamos in the Celebration of Clay: Many Hands, Many Ways at the Gallery at Santa Fe Clay.

The show will host its opening reception 5-7 p.m. April 26 at the Gallery at Santa Fe Clay, located in the Rail Yard District at 45 Camino de la Familia. The show continues through May 31.

 Graff Thompson’s and Gilmore-House’s work is shown at the Fuller Lodge Art Center, which debuted the Celebration of Clay

Heinrich Questions Top Air Force Leadership About Artificial Intelligence Workforce Needs

on April 11, 2019 - 4:02pm
U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich
WASHINGTON, D.C. In a hearing before the Senate Committee on Armed Services April 5, U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) questioned U.S. Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Chief of Staff of the Air Force General David L. Goldfein about how the Air Force, and the Department of Defense as a whole, is working to address the growing workforce needs as the military implements Artificial Intelligence (AI) initiatives.
Heinrich is focused on helping the military recruit more computer scientists and establishing digital engineering

LANL Scientists Develop New Open-Source Software That Predicts Impacts Of Extreme Events On Grids

on April 11, 2019 - 8:03am
Carleton Coffrin, a computer scientist at LANL, developed the Severe Contingency Solver software to help government agencies better plan for power outages caused by extreme events. The software is now available publicly. Courtesy/LANL
LANL News:
A new, free, open-source software reliably predicts how damage from hurricanes, ice storms, earthquakes and other extreme events will restrict power delivery from utility grids.
The Severe Contingency Solver for Electric Power Transmission is the only software available—commercially or open-source—that reliably supports analysis of

Holocaust Memorial Museum Statement On 25th Anniversary Of The Genocide In Rwanda

on April 11, 2019 - 7:59am
WASHINGTON, D.C. Twenty-five years ago, the world watched in horror as within 100 days, as many as one million Rwandans, predominantly Tutsi, were murdered. In the months leading up to the killings, individuals, institutions, and governments failed to heed the mounting warning signs of genocide.
This included the Jan. 11, 1994, ‘genocide fax’ sent by the Hon. Lt. Gen.

On The Job In Los Alamos: Susan Glen At LAVNS

on April 11, 2019 - 7:57am

On the job in Los Alamos is Susan Glen, MSW, of the Los Alamos Visiting Nurse Service, 2202 Canyon Road, braving the wind Wednesday to visit a patient off the hill. Glen assists patients to obtain resources in order to help them live the best quality of life possible. Formed in 1973, LAVNS is a not for profit organization providing home health and hospice services in Los Alamos County, northern Santa Fe County and parts of Rio Arriba County.

Weekly Fishing Report: April 11

on April 11, 2019 - 7:56am
Sports And Outdoors
Los Alamos Daily Post
The weather Tuesday was as nice a spring day as you could ask for here in Northern New Mexico, with highs in the 70’s and the wind not blowing too hard.
The forecast is for colder weather to make a return by the weekend and for highs to be only in the 40’s with strong winds and possibly snow. Heavy snow could happen at higher elevations. Welcome to springtime in the Rockies.
The snowpack is still very impressive in the mountains.

Nolan Has Perfect Prediction In Weekly Pace Race

on April 11, 2019 - 7:54am
The race is on Tuesday in the Atomic City Road Runners weekly pace race on the lower Bayo Canyon Road at the bottom of Main Hill Road. Courtesy/ACRR
Scene from the Atomic City Road Runners weekly pace race Tuesday on the lower Bayo Canyon Road at the bottom of Main Hill Road. Courtesy/ACRRCourtesy/ACRR
ACRR News:
Logan Nolen, 8, had a perfect prediction with a 13:14 time in the 1 mile race in the Atomic City Road Runners weekly pace race Tuesday on the lower Bayo Canyon Road at the bottom of Main Hill Road. 
Other accurate predictors were: Tony Borek with a 11 second difference; Lynn

When Springtime Allergies Strike: What To Do When You Can’t Stop And Smell The Roses

on April 11, 2019 - 7:41am

By Sharon Radcliffe, CNO
Los Alamos Medical Center

April showers might bring May flowers, but many of us are well aware that they can also bring tree and grass pollen and other allergens that can cause us to wheeze, sneeze and sniffle our way through spring.

At Los Alamos Medical Center, our mission is Making Communities Healthier®, and that includes helping you manage seasonal allergies.

According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), springtime allergies occur when your immune system overreacts to an environmental side effect of seasonal plant pollination.

LAPS Hosts ‘Health & Safety Information Session’ For Families 5:30-6:30 P.M. Today

on April 11, 2019 - 7:41am
LAPS News:
Have you ever seen a JUUL? Do you know what wax is? How about a Xany bar? Do you know that dabbing is more than the latest new dance move? Have you ever seen something suspicious and wondered who you should tell?
If you have no idea what these terms refer to or have questions/concerns about emerging trends with e-cigarettes, prescription and illegal drugs, this information session is for you!
Los Alamos Public Schools will host an informational meeting to learn more about these important topics as well as its new Say Something Anonymous Reporting

Megan Thursby Accepted To Five Doctoral Programs In Biomedical Sciences With Full Financial Rides

on April 11, 2019 - 7:30am
Megan Thursby
NMHU News:
LAS VEGAS, NM New Mexico Highlands University 2018 biology graduate Megan Thursby had the enviable challenge of choosing from five doctoral programs in biomedical sciences that accepted her, all offering full financial rides.
“I’m interested in biomedical sciences because the field is always changing because technology is providing us with tools to investigate answers to questions we have about the human body and its dysfunction,” Thursby said.

NWS: Today’s High Near 46, Tonight’s Low Around 28

on April 11, 2019 - 7:23am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high near 46 with partly sunny skies and wind gusts as high as 30 mph, and tonight’s low around 28. Courtesy/NWS


Daily Postcard: Fiery Sunrise Viewed From Quemazon

on April 11, 2019 - 7:16am

Daily Postcard: A fiery sunrise viewed Tuesday from Quemazon. Photo by Trisha Ancell

Final Update Tonight On Fire In Los Alamos Canyon

on April 10, 2019 - 9:12pm
News Alert:
Los Alamos Firefighters made good progress by sundown today on the fire in Los Alamos Canyon.
Firefighters are mopping up and will be monitoring throughout the night the area where an approximately 3-acre fire ignited about 4:30 p.m. today near the Canyon Rim Trailhead east of N.M. 502 and across from the Co+op Market and Holiday Inn Express.
This will be the last update this evening.

Fire In Los Alamos Canyon Consumes About 3 Acres

on April 10, 2019 - 6:15pm

Los Alamos Firefighters are on the scene of a fire burning this afternoon in Los Alamos Canyon, which as of 5:20 p.m. today has consumed about 3 acres. Photo by John McHale/

Los Alamos Firefighters are on the scene of a fire burning this afternoon in Los Alamos Canyon, which as of 5:20 p.m. today has consumed about 3 acres. Photo by John McHale/

News Alert:

Los Alamos Fire Department Firefighters responded to a fire this afternoon that has consumed approximately 3 acres down in Los Alamos Canyon near the Canyon Rim Trailhead east of N.M.

News Alert: Fire Breaks Out In Los Alamos Canyon

on April 10, 2019 - 4:55pm

News Alert:

Los Alamos Fire Department firefighters are responding to a fire down in Los Alamos Canyon near the Canyon Rim Trailhead across N.M. 502 from the Co+op Market and Holiday Inn Express.

This is in same area where a 4-acre fire occurred March 29.

N.M. 502 remains open to traffic but motorists are urged to avoid this area if possible.

Check back at for more details on this developing story.

Sirphey’s First Holi Festival: A Communal Celebration Of Colors At Fuller Lodge 11 A.M. Sunday

on April 10, 2019 - 3:43pm
Sirphey owner Prashant Jain during a color fight at last year's Holi festival. Courtesy photo
Sirphey is hosting its first annual Holi festival, at 11 a.m. Sunday April14 at Fuller Lodge. The community is invited and urged to wear white so that the colors really stand out!
Holi is the most colorful festival on earth, wherein communities come together for food, music, and of course, a color fight.

New Mexico Delegation Introduces Bipartisan, Bicameral Federal Legislation Prohibiting School ‘Lunch Shaming’

on April 10, 2019 - 3:33pm

New Mexico Delegation News:

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. House Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) signed onto legislation from Rep. Deb Haaland and other New Mexico delegation members including Rep. Xochitl Torres Small, along with U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich, to prohibit school “lunch shaming” – the practice of discriminating against or stigmatizing children who have outstanding credit or don’t have enough money to pay for meals at school.

The Anti-Lunch Shaming Act would ban schools from singling out children — such as by requiring them to wear hand stamps or do

On The Job In Los Alamos: At Hans Bethe House

on April 10, 2019 - 3:13pm

On the Job in Los Alamos recently is Bathtub Row Press Manager Michelle Stump in the Hans Bethe House, 1350 Bathtub Row, standing before the Noble Prize for Physics awarded in 1995 to Frederick Reines. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Jenn Bartram/

Obituary: Eric O. Martinez April 17, 1964 – April 4, 2019

on April 10, 2019 - 2:54pm

ERIC O. MARTINEZ April 17, 1964 April 4, 2019

His heavenly Father lead one of his angels back home, Eric O. Martinez, on April 4, 2019 at St. Luke’s Presbyterian Medical Cancer Center in Denver, CO; while being treated for Multiple Myeloma (bone cancer).

He could not have been in a better facility due to the professionalism of the staff that cared for him. Our Lord and Savior just had other plans for Eric. 

Those whose lives he touched will be devastated by his death, but know Eric for who Eric was.


CHI St. Joseph’s Children: Call For Vigilance In Response To Recent Child Neglect And Abuse Cases

on April 10, 2019 - 2:29pm

CHI St. Joseph’s Children News:

  • After Three High Profile Child Abuse Cases In Five Day ... CHI St. Joseph’s Children Calls For Vigilance

ALBUQUERQUE – The Largest Home Visiting Program in the state, CHI St. Joseph’s Children, calls upon all New Mexicans for vigilance and action to prevent child abuse.

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and tragedies over the last several days have heightened the urgency to truly make our state a safe place for our children.

The cases of 5-year-old, Sarah, who was beaten to death; the 8-year-old girl critically wounded by a gunshot; and

Chamisa Elementary Hosts Glow Run April 26

on April 10, 2019 - 2:12pm
LAPS News:
Lace up your running shoes and join in the fun at the Chamisa Elementary Glow Run April 26. Open to children and adults, runners and walkers can choose between a 5k or a one mile course.
All particpants will receive glow jewelry, snacks and water. They will also be entered to win great door prizes. An exciting part of the evening is the Underwater Glow Tunnel. The black light underwater-scape will be available to anyone there that night.
In addition, the Hillstompers will be on hand to entertain runners and supporters.
“It will be a lot of fun for everyone,”

NM Delegation Reintroduces Bill For Bataan Veterans

on April 10, 2019 - 1:44pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. House Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján, U.S. Rep. Xochitl Torres Small, U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland and U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich have reintroduced the Bataan Congressional Gold Medal Act, a bill to honor the heroic veterans who defendedBataan and Corregidor, and suffered through the Bataan Death March—which began 77 years ago today—with the Congressional Gold Medal.
Dec. 8, 1941, hours after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Japanese bombers attacked U.S. military stations in the Philippines.

County DWI Planning Council Meeting April 11

on April 10, 2019 - 1:37pm