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Los Alamos National Laboratory Gains Role In High-Performance Computing For Materials Program

on September 21, 2017 - 11:42am

 The Trinity Supercomputer at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Courtesy/LANL

LANL News:

  • Companies to compete for inclusion, workshop in October

A new high-performance computing (HPC) initiative announced this week by the U.S. Department of Energy will help U.S. industry accelerate the development of new or improved materials for use in severe environments.

Los Alamos National Laboratory, with a strong history in the materials science field, will be taking an active role in the initiative.

“Understanding and predicting material performance under extreme environments is a foundational

Letter To The Editor: Regarding Old Smith’s Building

on September 21, 2017 - 8:10am

By ROB BARAN
Los Alamos

I would like to follow-on with Kathy Willcut's good idea (link); the County can use that space for some of it's recreational initiatives!

I was dismayed to read that the Kroger company has such wide latitude in choosing which businesses can move into the old Smith's space.  However, Kroger owns the land, so they can do as they please. But with the County pressing forward with the recreational initiatives (made famous ... or 'infamous' by the Rec Bond debate), why not use that perfectly sited, wide space with ample parking for one of it's multifunction centers?

Celebrate And Support Metzger’s 70th Anniversary ... Drop By Los Alamos Store Saturday!

on September 20, 2017 - 12:39pm
 
COMMUNITY News:
 
Join Metzger’s Hardware Saturday, Sept. 23, as we celebrate 70 years of serving Los Alamos!

Prize drawings every hour 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with moore than $2,700 in prizes to be given away. Grand Prize Drawing at 2:30 p.m. for a $799 Traeger pellet grill. Free Hot Dogs and brats 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and  birthday cake at 2 p.m. along with music by the LAHS Hilltopper Marching Band.

Check out an LAFD firetruck and meet the robots from the LAPD bomb squad!

Pick up a copy of our Fall Merchandise Catalog and sign up for one of two $500 Shopping Sprees to be given away Nov.

Sign Up Underway For Halloweekend Oct. 27-28

on September 20, 2017 - 11:53am

Oppie ad Groves show Halloween spirit in downtown Los Alamos. Courtesy photo

Scene from Trick-or-Treat on MainStreet. Courtesy photo

Los Alamos MainStreet News:

Get your costumes ready as Halloweekend returns Oct. 27-28 to haunt Los Alamos!

Friday, Oct. 27, Los Alamos MainStreet hosts Trick-or-Treat on MainStreet 4-6 p.m. in downtown Los Alamos. Main Street and Central Avenue, from 15th to 20th streets, are closed to auto traffic and become a safe pedestrian area where local businesses and organizations distribute candy to costumed families.

While businesses in the downtown area open

Shell Station On Trinity Installs New Gas Pumps

on September 20, 2017 - 10:09am

The Shell Gas Station on Trinity Drive is replacing its gas pumps. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com

Three of the removed gas pumps. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com

Owner Ross Van Lyssel reviewing the installation of the new gas pumps. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com

Newly installed gas pump. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com

Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com

NMEDD Launches Of Innovation Voucher Program

on September 20, 2017 - 9:23am
NMEDD News:
 
SANTA FE Economic Development Secretary Matt Geisel and the Technology Research Collaborative have announced the launch of the Innovation Voucher Program.
 
This competitive grant is designed to enable early stage science and technology companies, in New Mexico, to receive small amounts of funding to help offset costs during critical moments of company growth.
 
"This program continues to move New Mexico forward as a leader in technology ventures," Economic Development Secretary Matt Geisel said.

FBI: Man Wearing Wig Robs LANB In Santa Fe

on September 20, 2017 - 6:16am

Suspect in Tuesday bank robbery in Santa Fe. Courtesy/FBI

FBI News:

The FBI and Santa Fe Police Department are searching for a young man who wore a goofy looking wig when he robbed a bank Tuesday. 

The suspect is described as a white male about 20 years old, approximately 5'5" to 5'9" tall, with wide shoulders. He wore a blue hat with a flat bill, aviator sunglasses with dark lenses, a gray or light-blue short wig, a dark hooded jacket with a zipper, and dark pants and dark shoes. 

The suspect entered Los Alamos National Bank at approximately 4:57 p.m. at 301 Griffin St., in Santa Fe.

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