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Posts From The Road: County Fairs And Festivals

Flying High: The carnival rides at the Mesa County Fair and Rodeo in Grand Junction, Colo. were a popular attraction for many. Seen are the Ferris wheel and the high swing ride with the clouds forming in the background at sunset. Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com

Alien Encounter: Another popular ride in Grand Junction was the Starship ride which featured some alien figures from another world. The colors and sounds from each of the rides attracted many participants during the event. Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com

By GARY WARREN
Photographer
Formerly of Los Alamos

Attending local Read More

U.S. Embassy & FBI Return Historic Sculpture Of San Antonio De Padua To People Of Mexico

Saint Anthony of Padua statue from the 19th century. Courtesy image

FBI News:

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO —The Embassy of the United States in Mexico and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have announced the return of a Saint Anthony of Padua statue from the 19th century that was located in the Museum of Fine Arts of San Angelo (SAMFA) in Texas.

Through a formal request process initiated by Mexican authorities, FBI personnel contacted the museum who worked cooperatively and responsibly to reach a mutual resolution and effectuate the transfer of this important object to Mexico through the FBI. Read More

Governor Urges Mora And San Miguel County Residents With Wildfire-Related Flood Debris To Apply For Full Service Removal Program

STATE News:

SAN MIGUEL & MORA COUNTIES — Following Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s announcement July 28 that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has granted her request to include flooding impacts in New Mexico’s disaster declaration for counties affected by wildfires, the Full Service Debris Program is now accepting Right of Entry applications that include wildfire debris that enters property due to flooding. Debris must be a result of flooding, wind, or fire damage related to the Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Fire.

“The county is grateful for the inclusion of the flood debris Read More

NNSA Administrator Hruby Addresses Visit To Hiroshima

Under Secretary & Administrator Jill Hruby

NNSA News:

WASHINGTON — Jill Hruby, Under Secretary for Nuclear Security for the Department of Energy and Administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), made the following remarks after her Aug. 9 visit to  the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and Memorial Centopath:

“This is a solemn week for the people of Japan, the United States, and around the world. It is important that we remember those who lost their lives in the deadliest conflict in human history and work to prevent such a tragedy from occurring again.

“As the Administrator Read More

TechSource Named Among Top Work Places And Fastest Growing Tech Companies In 2022

Members of the TechSource team from left, Corporate Communications Specialist Corinne D’Andrea, Chairman/CEO V. Brian D’Andrea and Receptionist Rebecca Salazar. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post
caclark@ladailypost.com

  • Click here, to watch a video of Los Alamos National Laboratory Deputy Director of Operations Kelly Beierschmitt speaking about TechSource.

TechSource, Inc., a leading scientific and engineering consultancy headquartered in Los Alamos, has been recognized recently as a Top Workplace in New Mexico and Washington, D.C., Read More

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis To Headline Mark Ronchetti For New Mexico Governor Rally Sunday In Carlsbad

From the Mark Ronchetti For Governor Campaign:

ALBUQUERQUE — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis will headline a rally to support Republican candidate Mark Ronchetti’s run for Governor.

The rally will take place at 4 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 14, at the Walter Gerrells Performing Arts and Exhibition Center 4012 National Parks Highway in Carlsbad.The doors open at 2 p.m. and the event begins at 4 p.m. Sunday.

“I’m honored to have Gov. DeSantis help us fire up our Ronchetti team in New Mexico,” Ronchetti said. “Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has failed New Mexico. Whether it’s crime, where we’re now the 2nd most violent Read More

New 9-8-8 National Suicide Prevention & Crisis ‘Lifeline’ Number Now In Operation With Veteran/Military Component

DVS News:

SANTA FE—The New Mexico Department of Veterans Services (DVS) has announced that a new three-digit phone number has replaced the existing and often hard-to-remember 10-digit national suicide prevention and crisis phone number.

The new number to call is 9-8-8, and it features a military & veteran feature.

Veterans or service members facing a crisis can simply dial 9-8-8, and press option “1” to be immediately linked to the same U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) support system featured with the old phone number. The old number will remain active and will reroute calls Read More

Op-Ed: Raid On Trump’s Florida Home Political Persecution

By FRANK TRAMBLEY
1st Vice Chairman
Republican Party of New Mexico

In response to Valerie Fox’s Aug. 9 letter to the editor (link) criticizing Republican Party of New Mexico Chairman Steve Pearce’s justified reaction to the recent FBI raid on former President Trump’s residence, Mar-a-Lago, I must say it is Valerie who is, in fact, tone deaf – and, in fact – quite blind.

While Ms. Fox’s letter attempts to incorporate her “criminal justice background” as a basis for her argument to demonize Trump, it becomes quite apparent that she turns a blind eye to facts which should at least make a reasonable Read More

NNSA: 45 Kilograms Of Highly Enriched Uranium Removed From Japan, Returned To United States

NNSA Administrator Jill Hruby in the KUCA reactor room with Professor Hironobu Unesaki, left, and Ken Nakajima, Director of the Institute for Integrated Radiation and Nuclear Science at Kyoto University. Courtesy/NNSA

Kyoto University and Y-12 National Security Complex technical experts prepare the highly enriched uranium shipping containers for transportation. Courtesy/Kyoto University

NNSA News:

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Fulfilling a commitment made at the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit, the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and Japan’s Read More

Commissioner Stephanie Garcia Richard Reacts To Kids Count Data Showing New Mexico Again In 50th Among States For Child Well-Being

New Mexico Land Commissioner Stephanie Garcia Richard

STATE News:

…Commissioner Garica Richard urges support of Constitutional Amendment No. 1 

ALBUQERQUE — New Mexico is again ranked 50th in the nation for child well-being according to the national Kids Count Data Book, a 50-state report released Monday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

New Mexico Commissioner of Public Lands Stephanie Garcia Richard, on behalf of the Vote YES for Kids campaign, responded to the results in a video statement where she urges New Mexicans to support Constitutional Amendment No. 1, which will appear Read More

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