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Marine Veteran Roger Anaya Is Proud To Give Back

on November 9, 2017 - 7:58am

VFW Post 8874 Cmdr. Roger Anaya speaks at a ceremony at Guaje Pines Cemetery. Photo by Leland Lehman/ladailypost.com

 

By MAIRE O'NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post

When U.S. Marine Corps veteran Rogelio “Roger” Anaya is not at his job at Los Alamos National Laboratory as the team leader for 13 software developers, there’s a good chance you can find him at the Veterans of Foreign Wars John D. Gamble Post 8874 where he serves as commander.

Anaya was born in Sahuayo, Michoacan in Mexico and came to the United States when he was eight years old.

LAFD Elite Combat Challenge Team Reaches High

on October 12, 2017 - 9:00am

Los Alamos Fire Department Driver-Engineer Gregg Hecathorn opens the hood on the Department's burn car prop while demonstrating how firefighters extinguish vehicle fires during a training demonstration Monday for the community. Hecathorn normally drives and runs the truck's pump panel but opted to ‘play’ a little. He is a member of the LAFD Firefighter Combat Challenge Team. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Fire Department Firefighter Combat Challenge Team members, from left, Aron Williams, Kevin Kamplain, Gregg Hecathorn, David Apodaca and John Bialy after taking third

Los Alamos Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division Driven To Solve Cases

on September 21, 2017 - 10:05am

Los Alamos Police Det. Sgt. James Rodriguez is proud of the Department’s Criminal Investigations Division. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

 
By MAIRE O’NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post
 

Los Alamos Police Department Det. Sgt. James Rodriguez remembers police officers coming to speak as guests at his high school in Loving and says he found what they had to say about the job intriguing. Even when he studied mechanical engineering at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash., law enforcement was always in the back of his mind.

Rodriguez returned to New Mexico after a

Harold Fishbine Founded Town’s First Big Band

on November 11, 2016 - 7:39am
Local resident Harold Fishbine started the first big band in Los Alamos during the Manhattan Project. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
The Keynotes on stage during the Manhattan Project. Harold Fishbine and his bass are at top left. Courtesy/Harold Fishbine

By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

Soldier Harold Fishbine was with the rest of his unit in California in the early 1940s, expecting to be sent to the Pacific. Then, out of the blue, he received orders to report to Santa Fe. He had no idea what it meant.

When he arrived at 109 East Palace in Santa Fe and was greeted

Exchange Student Feels Impact Of Earthquake

on May 2, 2016 - 8:49am
The family of Carlos Lopez, center, a foreign exchange student from Portoviejo, Ecuador, is struggling in the aftermath of the 7.8 earthquake that hit Ecuador April 16. In response, members of Lopez’s host family, Nicole and David Murphy, have established a GoFundMe account to help support the Lopez family. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
Devastation in Ecuador caused by the recent 7.8 earthquake. Courtesy photo
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post

News of Ecuador’s 7.8 earthquake April 16 caused Carlos Lopez, 18, an exchange student from Portoviejo in Ecuador’s Manbi

Soldier Proposes At Los Alamos Ice Rink Christmas Eve

on December 25, 2015 - 11:21am
Diego Cardiel proposing to Deja Sandoval on the ice Christmas Eve at the Los Alamos County Ice Rink. The Los Alamos High School graduates plan to marry following his deployment to Kuwait. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
She said yes! LAHS graduates Deja Sandoval and Diego Cardiel get engaged Christmas Eve at the Los Alamos County Ice Rink. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

Deja Sandoval got a surprise Christmas present she'll remember the rest of her life.

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