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On The Job In Los Alamos: Painting Handicap Parking Emblems At 20th And Central Parking Lot

on October 20, 2019 - 3:08pm

On the job in Los Alamos is a worker painting handicap parking emblems Friday afternoon on the newly resurfaced parking lot at 20th Street and Central Avenue. #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Scene From Century Bank Los Alamos Ribbon Cutting

on October 20, 2019 - 10:10am

Century Bank Vice President and Los Alamos Branch Manager Karen Easton cuts the ribbon as staff and friends shout for joy at the official opening Thursday morning of the new location at 751 Trinity Dr., Ste. 301 in Smith's Marketplace shopping center. ‘This is so exciting … it has been a long process getting to this day and I want to thank our entire staff, and everyone involved whose efforts have made this possible,’ Easton said. ‘Los Alamos is a wonderful community and we are so thrilled to be a part of it.

DEA Encourages Communities Nationwide To Go Red

on October 20, 2019 - 10:06am
DEA News:
WASHINGTON, D.C. Following the successful launch of the 2019 National Red Ribbon Campaign earlier this month with First Lady Melania Trump at the annual Red Ribbon Rally, DEA is encouraging communities nationwide to Go Red for Red Ribbon – an effort to continue the momentum and promote awareness of the need to prevent drug misuse and abuse. 
Go Red for Red Ribbon brings awareness to living a drug-free life by lighting up buildings, landmarks, businesses and bridges in red during Red Ribbon Week, Oct.

Rotary: Scenes From Naturalization Ceremony

on October 20, 2019 - 9:35am
New American citizens from Mexico, Brazil, United Kingdom and Germany taking the oath during the Naturalization Ceremony Saturday at Fuller Lodge. Countries represented at the event include Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Germany, Mexico, Russia and the United Kingdom. Courtesy/Rotary
New American citizens from Russia, Canada and Mexico taking the oath. Courtesy/Rotary
Rotary at work from left, Steve Ciddio (in profile), Kerry and Mary Burns, Laura Gonzales, Vice President Linda Hull, Lesley Harelson and Brian Newnam. Not pictured are President Phil Dabney and Paul Frederickson.

The Tallis Project At Cathedral Of St. John Nov. 23

on October 20, 2019 - 8:57am
PVNM News:
ALBUQUERQUE Polyphony: Voices of New Mexico will stage, in a public setting, a reconstruction of Talls' monumental 40-part Renaissance motet, Spem in Alium, written in 1570 for eight choirs of five voices each.
Arguably the greatest work of Renaissance choral music by an English composer, Spem in Alium was Tallis' crowning achievement.
This project is supported by a grant from New Mexico Arts.
Date: Saturday, Nov. 23 at Cathedral of St. John, 318 Silver Ave. SW in Albuquerque.
5 p.m. Guest Lecture by Prof. Colleen Sheinberg
5:30 p.m.

NM Association Of Museums Names ‘Penstemon Whisperer’ Larry Deaven Volunteer Of The Year

on October 20, 2019 - 8:35am

Larry Deaven, center, is honored as Volunteer of the Year by the New Mexico Association of Museums for his work in the penstemon gardens at the Los Alamos Nature Center. PEEC staff gathered Sept. 24 at the awards event with Deaven, from left, Marketing Manager Rachel Landman, Executive Director Katie Bruell, Deaven, Director of Interpretation Jonathan Creel and Adventure Programs Manager Beth Cortright. Courtesy/PEEC
PEEC volunteer Larry Deaven, a.k.a. ‘The Penstemon Whisperer’, has been growing penstemons for more than 40 years and began gardening in 2015 at the Los Alamos Nature Center.

100+ Women Who Care Meets At Cottonwood Nov. 7

on October 20, 2019 - 7:45am