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Gubernatorial Candidate Howie Morales Visits Los Alamos

on April 29, 2014 - 9:54am
Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard, left, with Sen. Howie Morales and Barranca Mesa Elementary teacher Andrea Determan at Monday's Meet and Greet event sponsored by the Los Alamos Federation of Teachers. The union has endorsed Morales to be the Democratic candidate in the New Mexico governor's race. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Sen. Howie Morales explains why he should be New Mexico's next governor at Monday's event. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Los Alamos Daily Post

The Los Alamos Federation of School Employees (LAFSE) held a "Meet and

Heinrich Website Wins Coveted Congressional Gold Mouse Award

on April 29, 2014 - 9:09am

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M. was recognized Monday by the Congressional Management Foundation (CMF) for having one of the best websites in Congress, awarding Heinrich.Senate.Gov with a 113th Congress Gold Mouse Award.

"I'm honored to share this award with New Mexicans. I'm especially proud that my website was recognized as one of the best in providing transparency and online constituent services," Heinrich said.

WIPP Preparing For Future Entries

on April 29, 2014 - 8:36am

WIPP News:

Last week, Department of Energy and Nuclear Waste Partnership teams evaluated the initial photos from Wednesday’s entry into Room 7 of Panel 7. The entry confirmed that the radiation source was in Room 7, but the cause of the release was not evident.

This week, teams are finalizing safety basis documents and planning future entries to conduct additional investigations in Room 7. During the next entry, teams will have a longer stay-time, and workers are bringing equipment that allows better visibility.

Colorado Groups Tour Los Alamos

on April 29, 2014 - 7:33am

Members of the Pillar Institute for Lifelong Learning and the Women's Educational Society of Colorado College visited  Los Alamos Monday. Seen here dining at the Manhattan Project Bar & Grill in the early evening with lecturer Henry Hertzman of Colorado Springs, center, the group is on an eight day bus tour through New Mexico. The Pillar Institute is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization offering enrichment through lifelong learning. There is no age requirement for the life enriching educational opportunities available to its members.

Los Alamos Nonprofits Participate in Give Grande NM May 6

on April 29, 2014 - 7:03am


The Community Foundation Coalition of New Mexico is organizing Give Grande NM, a day of giving dedicated to supporting local causes. Give Grande NM is one of many giving days happening May 6 as part of the national Give Local America event.

May 6, donors will be able to donate directly to nonprofits working in their communities by visiting A number of Los Alamos nonprofits are participating in the event.

“Together with communities across the country, we’re inviting everyone in Los Alamos to come together on a single day to designate gifts to organizations

Del Norte Credit Union Recognized by Quality New Mexico

on April 28, 2014 - 1:58pm

DNCU News:

  • Achieves Roadrunner Recognition for Third Consecutive Year

SANTA FE—Del Norte Credit Union (DNCU), Northern New Mexico’s hometown financial cooperative, is proud to announce that it has been once again recognized by Quality New Mexico and its New Mexico Performance Excellence Awards program for progress towards performance excellence—Level 3 Roadrunner recognition. 

This accolade is based on DNCU’s success in enhancing the member experience and improving products, services, internal processes and organization.

“We have adopted the Baldrige Criteria framework through Quality

Lt. Governor Meeting Residents in Los Alamos Thursday

on April 28, 2014 - 10:33am

Lt. Gov. John Sanchez


Lt. Gov. John Sanchez will visit Los Alamos to meet with local leaders and citizens 10-11:30 a.m. Thursday at Mesa Public Library, 2400 Central Ave., as part of his ongoing “Mobile Office Day” Initiative.

Sanchez will be available to personally meet with constituents and his staff will be prepared to provide assistance with all issues related to state government. No appointment necessary.

LAHS Grads Win DECA International Championship

on April 27, 2014 - 7:54am

Josh Dolin and Sydney Sivils, 2010 Los Alamos High School graduates, won the International Championship of the collegiate division Advertising Campaign competition at the 2014 DECA International Career Development Conference April 24-26 in Washington, D.C. Dolin and Sivils are graduating seniors at UNM. DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. DECA Inc.