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U.S. Attorney Names New Mexico District Election Officer

on October 18, 2012 - 9:09am

FBI News:

ALBUQUERQUE—U.S. Attorney Kenneth J. Gonzales announced Wednesday that Assistant U.S. Attorney Jonathon M. Gerson will lead his office’s efforts in connection with the Justice Department’s nationwide Election Day Program for the upcoming Nov. 6 general elections.

As the District Election Officer for the District of New Mexico, AUSA Gerson is responsible for overseeing the district’s handling of complaints of election fraud and voting rights abuses in consultation with Justice Department Headquarters in Washington.

The Department of Justice has an important role in deterring

Udall Celebrates Completion of NM Ports-to-Plains Corridor

on October 17, 2012 - 2:42pm
U.S. Sen. Tom Udall participates in the dedication ceremony of the U.S. 64/87 Highway, Ports-to-Plains Trade Corridor in Clayton today. Courtesy photo
 
U.S. Sen. Tom Udall helps cut the ribbon on the U.S. 64/87 Highway, Ports-to-Plains Trade Corridor in Clayton today. Courtesy photo
 
STATE News:
 
CLAYTONU.S. Sen. Tom Udall praised cooperation and bipartisan efforts while speaking today at the U.S. 64/87 Highway, Ports-to-Plains Trade Corridor ribbon cutting ceremony.
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Researchers Examine Use of Cosmic-Ray Radiography on Damaged Reactor Cores

on October 17, 2012 - 8:44am

Los Alamos National Laboratory Muon Radiography team members stand in front of the damaged Fukushima Daiichi reactor complex during a visit to evaluate whether Los Alamos' Scattering Method for cosmic-ray radiography could be used to image the location of nuclear materials within the reactor buildings. Courtesy/LANL

LANL News:

  • Tiny Travelers from Deep Space Could Assist in Healing Fukushima’s Nuclear Scar

Researchers from Los Alamos National Laboratory have devised a method to use cosmic rays to gather detailed information from inside the damaged cores of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear

Martha Katko's Photo Makes National Geographic's Editor’s Choice List

on October 16, 2012 - 10:12am

Los Alamos resident Martha Katko shot her photograph entered in this year's National Geographic Photography contest while visiting Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. "Walking near the waterfront in Vancouver, I was struck by the beautiful reflection of the nearby buildings in the glass of the Convention Center." Photo by Martha Katko

Staff Report

Reflecting Vancouver is the name of a photograph taken by Los Alamos resident Martha Katko that National Geographic Magazine has chosen as one of its eight Editor’s Choice photos for the week.

Katko is a Senior Human Resources Tech with Los Alamos

Governor to Attend Jim Hall Campaign Rally Sunday

on October 15, 2012 - 5:35pm
ELECTION 2012 News:
 
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez will travel to Los Alamos this weekend to attend the "Rally to Keep Jim Hall in the Roundhouse."
 
The community is invited to join the governor from 2-4 p.m., Sunday Oct. 21 at the rally for Hall at the Hilltop House Hotel, 400 Trinity Dr.
 
Martinez is attending the event to support Hall’s election campaign for House District 43 - Los Alamos, Santa Fe and Sandoval counties.
 
All residents of District 43 are invited to this political event to meet the governor, Representative Hall and other local and state officials.
 

Video: League of Women Voters Oct. 11 Forum: Dist. 43, Supreme Court, Court of Appeals Candidates

on October 15, 2012 - 4:23pm

League of Women Voters President Barbara Calef , left, looks on as Stephanie Garcia Richard and Jim Hall, candidates for NM House District 43, shake hands after their lively debate. Courtesy pac8.org

Staff Report

The following is a video produced and made available to the Los Alamos Daily Post by Public Access Channel 8 (PAC 8.) 

The video is in Windows Media Video format (WMV.)  There are converters available for the quicktime player on Apple systems. 

This video was recorded at the Fellowship Hall of the White Rock Baptist Church, 80 N.M. 4, at 7 p.m. Oct.

NNSA Holds Radiation Emergency Training in Denmark

on October 15, 2012 - 8:10am

NNSA News:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Participants from five countries took part in a National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) International Training Course on Consequence Management (I-CM) last week in Denmark.

The training was hosted by the Danish Emergency Management Agency.

“The training was part of NNSA’s broader effort to build and enhance nuclear emergency management systems worldwide,” said NNSA Associate Administrator for Emergency Operations Joseph Krol.

U.S., Russia Partner to Complete Krasnoyarsk Regional Training Center, Reaffirm Commitment

on October 14, 2012 - 6:28am

NNSA is responsible for the management and security of the nation's nuclear weapons, nuclear nonproliferation, and naval reactor programs. It also responds to nuclear and radiological emergencies in the United States and abroad. Courtesy/NNSA

NNSA News:

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 at RF MOD nuclear

Talk: 21st Century Science Powered by 19th Century Power Plants

on October 14, 2012 - 6:27am

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.

 

Los Alamos has a

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