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AAUW Screens Film on Rape in the Military

on February 18, 2013 - 8:17am

AAUW News:

See “The Invisible War,” a groundbreaking investigation into what Newsweek has called "the most underreported crime in America": the epidemic of rape in the U.S. military at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21.  

The film will be shown in the Jeannette Wallace Hall (Bldg. 5) at UNM-LA by the Los Alamos branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW.)

The screening is a fundraiser for AAUW's Legal Advocacy Fund (LAF.) Admission is $10 adults and $5 students. All proceeds will be donated to LAF.

AAUW is committed to improving the way the military deals with sexual assault by

Los Alamos Police Chief to Repair Health Issue

on February 15, 2013 - 4:47pm

LAPD News:

Los Alamos Police Chief Wayne Torpy wanted to let the community know that he will be away from his office for about four to six weeks.

He will undergo surgery in Albuquerque Tuesday to repair damage to a heart valve caused from an infection for which he was treated several weeks ago.

"Our Emergency Management Coordinator Phil Taylor will be acting chief in my absence," Torpy said. "I look forward to getting this issue taken care of and returning to work as soon as I've recovered.

 

 

 

Juvenile Ignites Chicken Coop in Pajarito Acres

on February 15, 2013 - 10:12am

The Fire Department hauled out its big hose to feed water from a supply hydrant to a pumper truck in order to douse flames burning an abandoned chicken coop in Pajarito Acres Thursday. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com
Police blocked the roadway and the County Utility Department stood by in case it was needed. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com
 
By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post
 
Los Alamos Firefighters knocked down flames burning an abandoned chicken coop at 140 Monte Rey South about 4:30 p.m. Thursday in Pajarito Acres in White Rock.
 
A juvenile playing with matches is reported to
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Pile Burning at Bandelier Today

on February 14, 2013 - 2:29pm

 Bandelier News:
Weather permitting, the fire crew at Bandelier National Monument is planning a pile burn to be done today. The pile of wood debris is located in the park gravelyard, a fenced, cleared area near the park entrance along NM Hwy 4.  
 
The burn is planned to begin about 9 a.m. and be finished by the end of the day. Although there will be only a relatively small amount of smoke, it may be visible from a wide area since the gravelyard is located on the top of the mesa.
 
Information about other park events and ongoing activities is available by visiting the Bandelier National
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Los Alamos Sheriff Addresses Gun Debate

on February 14, 2013 - 12:48pm

Los Alamos Sheriff Marco Lucero in his downtown office Wednesday afternoon. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post

During an interview Wednesday in his downtown office, Los Alamos County Sheriff Marco Lucero participated in a Q&A with the Los Alamos Daily Post on gun issues plaguing the state and the nation:

Q&A

Los Alamos Daily Post: President Obama has issued a series of Executive Orders designed to regulate firearms across the country. New Mexico House Bill 114 would have prohibited the enforcement of any new federal firearm laws that infringe on

Help With The Hard Stuff: Legal Process is All about Negotiation

on February 14, 2013 - 12:38pm

Help With The Hard Stuff

Part 1 (of 10) - Legal Process is All about Negotiation

By GINI NELSON, JD, MA
 

“Legal process” is different from “law.” Law is comprised of the compromises that have been negotiated or otherwise made into enforceable rules.

Legal process is what you are “in” if you are in a dispute with someone over what the rules are or how they are applied – it’s the enforcement part of “enforceable rules.”

Let’s assume that consulting with a lawyer is involvement in “legal process” even if the lawyer does not end up representing you in a formal legal action.

You are

Help Rotary Purchase AED for Fuller Lodge

on February 14, 2013 - 11:38am
Help Rotary Purchase AED for Fuller Lodge
 
By Linda Hull, President 2012-13
Rotary Club of Los Alamos

Ahoy, Los Alamos! It’s time for Rotary’s fourth Annual Crab Fest, and you are all cordially invited: Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Knights of Columbus Hall on the corner of Trinity Drive and DP Road. 

Proceeds from the event will help the Rotary Club purchase an automatic external defibrillator (AED) for Fuller Lodge.

This all-you-can-eat crab and prawn dinner, our Club’s biggest fundraiser of the year, is served family-style with coleslaw, beans, rolls, dessert and beverages.

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