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Daytime High School Equivalency Class At UNM-LA

on March 13, 2018 - 7:17am

UNM-LA News:


A new daytime High School Equivalency (HSE) class started Monday at the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos campus.


Classes will run from 1 to 3 p.m., Mondays through Thursdays and will be held in Building 7, Room B11 through June 14. Claudia Ress will be teaching the class.


There is no cost to students for the class which is sponsored by state and federal funds.

Students may join the class at any time during the 14 weeks.


UNM-LA decided to introduce a new daytime class because they had several students who had expressed interest in their night-time class, but

Environmental Sustainability Board Meets Thursday

on March 13, 2018 - 7:14am
Environmental Sustainability Board meets at 5:30 p.m., Thursday in Council Chambers in the Los Alamos County Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.
The public is invited to attend.


2. PUBLIC COMMENT This section of the agenda is reserved for comments from the public on items that are not otherwise included in this agenda.


A Approval of the February 15, 2018, Environmental Sustainability Board Minutes Presenters: James Robinson

A Recruitment Update for ESB

Daily Postcard: Big Mesa Views

on March 13, 2018 - 7:11am

Daily Postcard: Big mesa views during last weeks hike at Deer Trap trail. Photo by Robert Beberniss

Photo by Robert Beberniss

Creepy Man Lurking Outside Smith's In White Rock

on March 12, 2018 - 11:16pm
News Alert:
A citizen who revealed her name to the Los Alamos Daily Post tonight submitted the follow account of an encounter with a man who scared her and she wanted to alert the community:
I was hoping you could let the community know (without using my name) about a creepy guy who was lurking on the side of Smith's along Longview Dr., in White Rock tonight.
I came out of Smith's at about 7:50 p.m.

Assessor Ken Milder Announces Bid For Reelection

on March 12, 2018 - 5:56pm

Los Alamos County Assessor Ken Milder stopped by the Los Alamos Daily Post today to announce his decision to run for reelection to the office he has held since Jan. 1, 2015. Photo by Carol A. Clark/
Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos County Assessor Ken Milder announced his decision to run for reelection during a meeting today at the Los Alamos Daily Post.

“I actually considered running for County Council but there are some things that Deputy Assessor Joaquin Valdez and I want to do related to new technology and things that will

PEEC: Equinox, Rebirth And The Sun March 16

on March 12, 2018 - 3:52pm
PEEC News:
Want to see images of stellar nurseries in our galaxy, learn about the life cycle of stars, and see films about the Sun?
At 7 p.m. Friday, March 16, join Dr. Erica Fogerty to explore the equinox’s astrophysical origin and how this celestial alignment is connected to the coming of spring. The full-dome films SunStruck and Solar Quest will play in the planetarium at 2 p.m., Saturday, March 17. These planetarium programs take place at the Los Alamos Nature Center and are made possible thanks to the Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC).
The vernal equinox

National Science Foundation Awards UbiQD Phase II SBIR Grant

on March 12, 2018 - 3:31pm

The UbiQD team taken at its September board of directors meeting a short walk from the quantum dot company’s headquarters in Los Alamos. Courtesy/UbiQD, Inc.

UbiQD team members measure the electrical output of a window prototype near the company’s headquarters in Los Alamos. Courtesy/UbiQD, Inc.

UbiQD News:

  • Funding will accelerate development of its quantum dot solar glass technology

UbiQD, Inc., a New Mexico-based nanotechnology development company, announced today that it was recently awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II grant by the National Science Foundation

LAHS Graduate Organizes March For Our Lives

on March 12, 2018 - 3:18pm
Los Alamos Daily Post
In the aftermath of a 19-year-old man killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., many young people have become active in the discussion and debate of gun violence.
During the March for Our Lives event, an upcoming march and rally in Santa Fe, young people are invited to continue to participate in the discussion. The event begins at noon Saturday, March 24, at the Roundhouse. The march will end with a rally in the Santa Fe Plaza.
Marika Sinnis, an organizer for the event, explained

Scenes From UWNNM Annual Recognition Night

on March 12, 2018 - 9:27am

United Way of Northern New Mexico Board Chair Steve Boerigter recognizes individual donors, business donors and Board members Thursday evening at the organization's Recognition Night at Cottonwood on the Greens. The annual event is an opportunity for UWNNM to express its appreciation to the many community members and businesses whose donations enable the organization to assist area nonprofits serving critical needs.

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum: New Historic Site Manager

on March 12, 2018 - 8:21am

Giustina Renzoni. Courtesy/Georgia O’Keeffe Museum


SANTA FE — The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum has announced it has hired new Historic Site Manager Giustina Renzoni.

Renzoni will manage the tour schedule at the Museum’s Home and Studio, as well as operations of the O’Keeffe Welcome Center in Abiquiú.

“Giustina has extensive experience with cultural organizations, and her passion for southwestern art and history is certainly a strength,” said Ben Finberg, Senior Director of Operations at the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum.

LAPS Employee Spotlight: Rosa Schmitz

on March 12, 2018 - 8:19am

Los Alamos Chamber Of Commerce Hosts Ribbon Cutting For BeeHive Homes March 15

on March 12, 2018 - 8:15am
The Chamber of Commerce is celebrating the grand opening of BeeHive Homes of White Rock. Please join us to welcome BeeHive Homes 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, March 15, at 110 Longview Drive in White Rock. Light refreshments will be served plus there will be live music, drawings and giveaways. .
Members of the public who would like an opportunity to familiarize themselves with the facility are also encouraged to attend.
BeeHive Homes® is a national provider of residential assisted living for the elderly.

Letter To The Editor: Community Thanks From Love Shouldn't Hurt Supply drive

on March 12, 2018 - 8:10am
Los Alamos Domestic Violence Supply Drive
On behalf of the Domestic Violence shelters of northern New Mexico, we would like to thank all who supported the Love Shouldn’t Hurt supply drive. 
Thanks to your support, it was a HUGE success! We were able to give each shelter a truckload of items. This drive proved to be an amazing success because of the immense support from individuals in Los Alamos and surrounding areas.
We also would like to acknowledge Smith’s Marketplace in Los Alamos, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos Social Services, the Domestic

NPS Park Ranger Chris Judson Retires After 47 Years

on March 12, 2018 - 8:00am

National Park Service Ranger Chris Judson retired Friday following 47 years of service, 42 of them at Bandelier National Monument and the other five at Yellowstone National Park. By Sunday, she was already volunteering at the Manhattan Project Office and said she also will volunteer at Bandelier with curatorial projects, which have been on hold for several years because nobody has had time to work on them.

Buzz At BeeHive Homes: Ribbon Cutting March 15

on March 12, 2018 - 7:07am
BeeHive Homes at 110 Longview Dr., in White Rock adds finishing touches as they prepare for their ribbon cutting celebration 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 15. Just prior to the start of the weekend, a sign stated only eight reservations remain available. Courtesy photo

White Rock Receives Dusting Of Snow Overnight

on March 12, 2018 - 6:53am

A good dusting of snow was received overnight in White Rock. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

‘Secondary Cause Of Death' Opens At LALT March 16

on March 12, 2018 - 6:01am

Los Alamos

It’s been three long years since Los Alamos Little Theater treated audiences to Peter Gordon’s “Murdered to Death.”

Finally, thespians will stage the much anticipated sequel, “Secondary Cause of Death,” at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays March 16-31, and a matinee at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at the LALT Performing Arts Center at 1670 Nectar St.

Tickets at $14/$12 for students and seniors are available at CB FOX, online, and at the door 30 minutes prior to performances.

It’s 1939, and Colonel Charles Craddock has inherited Bagshot House, the setting for

Military Order Of The World Wars Meets March 20

on March 12, 2018 - 5:29am
MOWW News:
This month’s meeting of the Military Order Of The World Wars is Tuesday, March 20 with speaker State Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard. She will be talking about what happen at the recently completed legislative session.
The meeting is in the 2nd floor conference room at the Los Alamos Research Park. The Los Alamos Research building is west of the South Mesa Fire Station.

Daily Postcard: Snow Scene Sunday Night On Trinity

on March 12, 2018 - 5:00am

Daily Postcard: Snow fell on Los Alamos Sunday including this evening scene on Trinity Drive. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Sunshine Week: Open Government Is Good Government

on March 11, 2018 - 10:01am
General Counsel
National Sunshine Week 2018 begins today and runs through March 17.

“The basic purpose of FOIA is to ensure an informed citizenry, vital to the functioning of a democratic society, needed to check against corruption and to hold the governors accountable to the governed.” ... United States Supreme Court in NLRB v. Robbins Tire Co., 437 U.S. 214, 242 (1978)

July 4, 1966, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the first Federal sunshine law in the U.S.

Church Of Christ Host 6th Women's Mini-conference

on March 11, 2018 - 1:33am
Benevolence activity during the 2017 Women2Women Conference Courtesy photo

Worship News:

“Growing in God’s Goodness” is the theme of the sixth annual county-wide “Women2Women” mini-conference.

The mini-conference, which seeks to connect Los Alamos women with each other and with God, is 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, March 17, at the Los Alamos Church of Christ, 2323 Diamond Dr.

The morning of Christian fellowship, mutual encouragement, and spiritual strengthening is open to all women of the community. The event is free. Brunch will be served.

The church began sponsoring the county-wide

New Mexico Democratic Party Pre-Primary Convention Results, Platform And Scenes

on March 11, 2018 - 1:24am

U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich who is running for reelection excoriates Republicans during his presentation at the Democratic Party of New Mexico Pre-Primary Convention Saturday at the Albuquerque Convention Center. Photo by George Chandler

U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan who is running for reelection does his mom, left, proud as he enunciates the theme of the convention: Take it Back’. Photo by George Chandler

U.S. Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham who is running for governor starts her speech, a protestor interrupts and is removed by security, MLG reacts, resumes, calls for respect for opposing views.