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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and the Russian Federation Ministry of Defense (RF MOD) announced Friday the commissioning of the Krasnoyarsk Regional Training Center (KRTC) near Krasnoyarsk, Russia.
The KRTC will provide training for personnel who maintain or operate security systems
World National Laboratory
SUSTAINABILITY BOARD News:
Tom Ribe will speak at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18 at UNM-LA Building 2, Room 230.
Los Alamos County Environmental Sustainability Board and Los Alamos Sustainable Energy Network are sponsoring the talk and discussion that will overview Los Alamos’s power sources, and urge an update of the electricity supply over the next decade to address climate change.
Los Alamos’ power supply is vulnerable and unreliable and should be produced in Los Alamos, using a combination of energy conservation, green power, and cutting edge nuclear power.
Webster’s definition of hope is “to cherish a desire with expectation of fulfillment,” but hope is not a plan.
Regrettably, this country’s foreign policy has been largely based on hope during the past three plus years, and it shows.
People can desire this, and hope for that, but without good policies these things can never be fulfilled, and the recent violence in the Middle East reinforces this indisputable truth.
The brutal murder of our Ambassador and three other Americans in Libya by radical Islamists, along with the
Nation Politics Columns
Dale Johnson went missing for more than a week before his body was found in a mountainous area near Mescalero, N.M., on July 8, 2011.
The FBI and Bureau of Indian Affairs still are investigating the 58-year-old Mescalero man’s death, and are asking the public for help.
Johnson’s body was found in a remote area directly north of the Feast or Ceremonial Grounds on the Mescalero Apache Reservation.
No information about the condition of the body is being released at this time.
Johnson’s relatives reported him missing on June 29, 2011.
Anyone with information about what
State Public Safety
ALBUQUERQUE—Thursday morning in Albuquerque federal court, Calvin R. Trujillo, 25, was sentenced to five years of probation for his conviction on a theft by an employee of a gaming establishment on Indian Land charge. Trujillo also was ordered to pay $25,900 in restitution.
Trujillo pled guilty May 24 to criminal information charging him with theft by an employee of a gambling establishment on Indian Land, under a plea agreement with the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
In his plea agreement, Trujillo admitted that, between Nov. 10, 2010 and Dec. 22, 2010, he stole $25,900 from his employer,
State Public Safety
The New Mexico Department of Transportation will complete its pavement rehabilitation work on N.M. 502 this weekend.
The hill to Los Alamos, from mile marker 4 to mile marker 6, has been periodically closed since Oct. 2.
The road will be closed again today until approximately 2:00 p.m. while crews mill the centerline and finish striping work.
Weather permitting, the project will then be completed.
NMDOT advises all motorists to take the N.M. 4/East Jemez Road truck route to Los Alamos and the Los Alamos National Laboratory when road work is in progress.
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…Ohkay Owingeh first Pueblo to officially join Regional Coalition
The Regional Coalition of LANL Communities announced today that the Pueblo of Ohkay Owingeh has become an official voting member of the Regional Coalition.
State National Laboratory
Bandelier National Monument invites the public to celebrate National Archeology Day Saturday, Oct. 20.
“This day is set aside to encourage exploration and discovery of the rich cultural resources in the monument,” Superintendent Jason Lott said.
Several events will be held in Bandelier for the public to enjoy.
Beginning at 8:30 a.m., join the monument’s archeologist, Rory Gauthier, for a hike to explore Duchess Castle and the Conquistador.
Participants will visit the complex site known as Duchess Castle which contains pueblo
sites occupied for over two hundred years and
State Nation Recreation
The New Mexico Department of Transportation is alerting motorists that the southbound I-25 off-ramp to northbound St. Francis Drive in Santa Fe will be closed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11.
Crews are closing the ramp to allow for the removal of an overhead sign structure. Southbound I-25 motorists headed to Santa Fe Thursday are advised to take the Old Pecos Trail exit.
In addition, the northbound I-25 off-ramp to northbound St. Francis Drive will be closed Thursday night and Friday night from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. while bridge work is done.
Motorists are urged to proceed
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