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Environmental Management Los Alamos Interim Measure Shows Progress Reducing Contaminant Plume

on July 16, 2019 - 2:24pm

Crews installed a monitoring well to help the EM Los Alamos Field Office and cleanup contractor Newport News Nuclear BWXT-Los Alamos better characterize chromium distribution in the eastern edge of the plume. Courtesy/EM-LA

EM-LA News:

The Environmental Management Los Alamos Field Office (EM-LA) and cleanup contractor Newport News Nuclear BWXT-Los Alamos are seeing positive results from an interim measure to contain and control migration of a contaminant plume in groundwater.

The groundwater extraction, treatment, and injection system has been fully operational for the past year along the

Environmental Sustainability Board Meets July 18

on July 16, 2019 - 10:11am

Randy Carlson Of Los Alamos Remembers Apollo 11

on July 16, 2019 - 8:48am
Randy Carlson of Los Alamos depicted here, blue shirt at right, in the Apollo 11 movie DVD released in mid-May using a 16 mm tri-turret camera to film the event. Courtesy/Randy Carlson
Los Alamos

Today, July 16 is the 50th anniversary of man going to the moon. It so happens that I was there that morning and witnessed the Saturn V launch.

More recently those memories returned having seen myself in the recent “Apollo 11” movie. The movie uses a lot of footage not seen before and, to my amazement, there I was at the 18-minute mark into the movie. 

Although I was in the

LAPS: Safe Space Initiative Community Event July 29

on July 16, 2019 - 8:03am
LAPS News:
Los Alamos Public Schools’ Healthy Schools Initiative is hosting a community event to learn more about GLSEN’s Safe Space Initiative.
GLSEN, which stands for the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, is the leading national education organization working to create safe schools for ALL students.
The event is 5:30-7 p.m. Monday, July 29 in Room 631 of Building 6 on the UNM-Los Alamos camous at 4000 University Dr.
GLSEN strives to ensure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender

LAHS Class Of 1989 Reunion: Aug. 9-11

on July 16, 2019 - 7:56am

Courtesy/LAHS Class of ’89

LAHS News:

  • Events schedule, and fund-raising challenge

The Los Alamos High School Class of 1989 will hold its 30th graduation reunion the weekend of Aug. 9-11. Class of ’89 graduates, as well as friends and family, are welcome to attend the weekend festivities.

For details and to sign up, visit

The class has planned a range of events to celebrate: 

Friday, Aug. 9:

6:30 p.m. Concert at Ashley Pond - Join the class in a reserved area at the Secret City Summer Concert series at Ashley Pond. Look for the Class of ’89 sign.

NWS: Today’s High Near 86; Tonight’s Low Around 59

on July 16, 2019 - 6:47am
The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 86 with a 40 percent chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms and tonight’s low around 59. Courtesy/NWS

Daily Postcard: Rose Blooms On Aragon Avenue

on July 16, 2019 - 6:36am

Daily Postcard: A rose blooms Sunday on Aragon Avenue in White Rock. Photo by Annette Maes-Livermore