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Honor Flight Network To Offer First Trips To D.C. For Veterans To Visit Memorials Built In Their Honor

Honor Flight News:

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Honor Flight Network will now offer flights from Honolulu to Washington, D.C. with Hawaii-based veterans aboard.

An initial partnership with Alaska Airlines will make the visits to the Nation’s Capital possible for deserving Hawaii-based veterans so they may experience the memorials that honor their service and sacrifice. The first trip will occur during the week of Veterans Day in honor of those who served. Several more trips are being planned for 2023 and beyond.

Since 2005, Honor Flight Network has given over 250,000 veterans across the country the Read More

On The Job In Los Alamos: Dr. Robert McClees Caring For Patients At Trinity Urgent Care

On the job in Los Alamos Thursday is Dr. Robert McClees taking care of patients at Trinity Urgent Care at 1460 Trinity Dr., Suite A & B. Dr. McClees moved to New Mexico to attend St. John’s College where he earned a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree. Further studies include a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biology from the University of New Mexico. He received his Medical Degree from UNM School of Medicine and completed his internship in Internal Medicine and Residency training in Family Medicine at the University New Mexico School of Medicine. He is Board Certified in Family Medicine. Read More

Devolder: Handling Of Mixed Waste In Los Alamos County

By MARK DEVOLDER
Los Alamos

This letter addresses the issue of “mixed” waste items which find their way to the Los Alamos Ecostation as a result of daily waste disposal by Los Alamos County residents and commercial businesses, Community Development-approved demolition / building construction activities, and Community Development-initiated Nuisance Code-related waste disposal.  

A fundamental problem with handling waste items is that people in Los Alamos County do not understand what comprises many commercial products. America has lost a great deal of manufacturing capability and Read More

Local Students Earn Associate Degrees Through N3B Los Alamos Apprenticeship Program

Local students Zac Martinez and Miquela Casados received associate degrees and full-time jobs contributing to N3B’s legacy environmental cleanup mission at Los Alamos National Laboratory after completing a Nuclear Operator Apprenticeship Program in partnership with Northern New Mexico College. Pictured from left, Mark Russell, N3B’s acting director of training; Zac Martinez; Miquela Casados; and Pam Peterson, N3B’s training specialist. Courtesy/N3B Los Alamos

N3B Los Alamos News:

Local students Miquela Casados and Zac Martinez recently received associate degrees after graduating Read More

Daily Postcard: Pink Pearl Gladiolus

Daily Postcard: Pink Pearl Gladiolus in almost full bloom Thursday at a residence in White Rock. The August birth flowers, gladiolus and poppy, both symbolize remembrance. Gladiolus is a genus of perennial cormous flowering plants in the iris family. It is sometimes called the ‘sword lily’ but is usually called by its generic name. The genus occurs in Asia, Mediterranean Europe, South Africa, and tropical Africa. The center of diversity is in the Cape Floristic Region. Source: Wikipedia Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Pink Pearl Gladiolus in almost full bloom Thursday at a residence in White Rock. Read More

Chart 669: Los Alamos Moves From Green Back Down To Yellow On CDC Map

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released today its weekly update to the COVID-19 community level map. Los Alamos moves from Green down to Yellow. The CDC framework designates community level based on diagnoses and hospitalization levels (link). Masks are recommended for all in counties at the highest, red, risk level. Masks are recommended for at-risk individuals in counties at the intermediate, yellow, risk level. Source: CDC. Map: mapchart.net. Read More

Rumours … Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute Show Performs Summer Concert At Ashley Pond Park Friday

Rumours, The Ultimate Feetwood Mac Tribute Show, headlines the Summer Concert Friday at the Pond. Courtesy/Sancre  

New Taos-based rock band StoneDaddyStone opens for Rumours, The Ultimate Feetwood Mac Tribute band at the Summer Concert Friday at the Pond. Courtesy/Sancre

Summer Concert News:

Rumours – The Ultimate Feetwood Mac Tribute Show, will be headlining this Friday’s second to last Los Alamos Summer Concert for the 2022 Series presented by Toyota of Santa Fe.

Rumours has meticulously put together a show that spares no detail. Recreating the band’s legendary persona, in Read More

Take A Last Look At ‘WORDS On The Edge’ At New Mexico History Museum Ahead Of Its Closure Aug. 31

Thomas Leech printing the broadside for Arthur Sze’s piece, ‘Black Center’ at The Press at the Palace of Governors in Santa Fe. ‘WORDS on the Edge’ leaves NMHM after Aug. 31. Courtesy/EXTRACTION: Art on the Edge of the Abyss

NMHM News:

WORDS on the Edge is leaving New Mexico History Museum (NMHM) after Aug. 31, which means there are only two more weeks for a last look at these limited-edition broadsides exploring nature and its irresponsible destruction through language and design.

WORDS on the Edge, is a portfolio of broadsides consisting of 26 poems and lyrics texts that address themes of nature Read More

Algebra Tutors, Professional Learning, New Curriculum All Support PED’s ‘Math Identity’ Initiative

PED News:

SANTA FE — The New Mexico Public Education Department (PED) is organizing a 150-member Math Tutoring Corps, rolling out new professional learning for math teachers, and offering them designed-for-New Mexico math curricula as the first steps in a yearlong initiative to show students how they will use math throughout their lives. 

Those and other efforts will support the department’s yearlong “Math Is Me” initiative to convey this simple message to every New Mexican: “We all do math every day and therefore should see ourselves as math capable.”

“One of our big goals for this school Read More

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