Rep. Brian Egolf (D-Santa Fe) being sworn in today after elected by acclamation as Speaker of the New Mexico House. Courtesy/New Mexico House Democratic Caucus
Lisa Ortiz-McCutcheon takes oath of office after elected as Chief Clerk of the House. Courtesy/New Mexico House Democratic Caucus
Wilfred Quintana takes oath of office today after being elected as House Sergeant-at-Arms. Courtesy/New Mexico House Democratic Caucus
STATE POLITICAL News:
- Speaker Egolf’s Top Priorities are Jobs and the Economy
SANTA FE – The New Mexico House of Representatives today elected, by acclamation, Read More
Gov. Susana Martinez addresses today’s opening of the 2017 60-Day Legislative Session underway at the State Capitol in Santa Fe. First Husband Chuck Franco is seated at the right of the Governor. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
Lt. Gov. John Sanchez, left, and Speaker of the House Brian Egolf. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
Archbishop John C. Wester of Santa Fe is recognized on the House Floor today prior to Gov. Susana Martinez’ State of the State Address during the opening of the 2017 Legislative Session. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
Gov. Susana Read More
Scene from the floor of the New Mexico House of Representatives today as the 2017 60-Day Session of the Legislature gets underway at the State Capitol in Santa Fe. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
As the 2017 Legislative Session gets underway today at the State Capitol, Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver swears in Dist. 47 Rep. Brian Egolf who was elected by acclamation as Speaker of the House by acclamation. The Democrat previously served as the Minority Leader in the House. Photo by Read More
The destructive bombardment of a planet. Courtesy image
UNM-Los Alamos Community Education will again offer “Explore Your Universe: Modern Astrophysics for Everyone.” The class meets 2:35-3:30 p.m., Tuesdays beginning Jan. 17 and running through May 9.
In this class, students will explore modern, unsolved research problems in astrophysics, guided by mentors who work as astrophysicists at Los Alamos National Laboratory spanning a wide range of expertise. Topics for this class will be guided by students’ individual interests, and might Read More
Alex Kirk of Los Alamos has signed with Anadolu Efes Sports Club, a Turkish professional basketball team based in Istanbul, Turkey. He’ll be with the team Thursday in Barcelona, Spain.
Anadolu Efes is the most successful club in the history of the Turkish Basketball Super League, having won the league’s championship 13 times.
The home of Anadolu Efes S.K. is the Abdi İpekçi Arena in Istanbul, which has a seating capacity of 12,270 people for basketball games. The club has its own practice facility built in 1982 in the district of Bahçelievler. The team Read More
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Tom Udall sent the following statement in recognition of today’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday:
“Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is an inspiration to our nation and to the world. And now more than ever, we should recommit ourselves to his teachings and legacy.
“Many of us are concerned and about the divides among us that have surfaced. But now is the time to regroup, rejuvenate, and reaffirm the values of Dr. King, and the values upon which our nation was founded.
“He said, ‘Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate Read More
In the “Star Wars” universe, ice, ocean and desert planets burst from the darkness as your ship drops out of light speed. But these worlds might be more than just science fiction.
Some of the planets discovered around stars in our own galaxy could be very similar to arid Tatooine, watery Scarif and even frozen Hoth, according to NASA scientists. Read More
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