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New Mexico Together Family Picnic Hosted by Hillary for Los Alamos County Campaign East Park Saturday

on August 23, 2016 - 5:09pm


The community is invited to a Family Picnic 5-7 p.m. Saturday at East Park as a campaign kick-off event for the Hillary for Los Alamos County Campaign hosted by New Mexico Together. 

Special guests at the picnic include Dist. 43 Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard, State Sen. Richard Martínez and Marco Serna, Democratic candidate for District Attorney. Attendees will have an opportunity to speak to their local elected officials and those running for election and re-election this year.


Governor Activates State Emergency Operations Center In Preparation For Potential Flooding Statewide

on August 23, 2016 - 4:17pm


Today, Gov. Susana Martinez directed the activation of New Mexico Emergency Operations Center to assist in the coordinated response to flooding across the state, including Rio Arriba, Sierra, Dona Ana and Eddy counties.

These counties, including other areas of the state, have been hit with heavy rain, which is expected to continue throughout the week.

“As monsoon season continues to bring heavy rains and flooding throughout the state, I’ve activated the Emergency Operations Center to monitor the situation and assist in response as needed,”  Martinez said.

Heinrich Hosts NSF Director, Highlights STEM Education And Community Empowerment Programs

on August 22, 2016 - 4:57pm

U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) with National Science Foundation Director Dr. France A. Córdova and Northern New Mexico College staff and students today at NNMC. Courtesy/Heinrich Staff


U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) was in Rio Arriba County today with National Science Foundation (NSF) Director Dr. France A. Córdova to promote educational investments in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and highlight training programs to prepare students for New Mexico's high-tech job industry.

Senator Heinrich and Director Córdova toured Northern New Mexico College to

Letter To The Editor: Exasperation Has Its Limits--I'm Taking Out Futures In Clothespins

on August 21, 2016 - 5:44pm

Los Alamos

The unsigned letter from the Los Alamos GOP and Dr. Reilly's letter about Hillary Clinton are not up to the standards I expect in this community. Just a few comments.

Under the U.S. Supreme Court case Communications Workers of America v. Beck (1988) non-union members in a union shop do not have to pay for union political activity but only that part of the dues that go to representation with the employer. Union members vote on what political activity their union will become involved with through their own representatives such as union board members.

Letter to the Editor: I Beg To Differ

on August 21, 2016 - 4:57pm
Los Alamos
Ref: Dr. T. Douglas Reilly letter “In Defense of Hillary” published Aug. 18, 2016 in the Los Alamos Daily Post:
Come on Doug ... GET REAL! Do you really believe everything ABC, CBS, NBC and CNN tell you about Hillary?
Her actions do speak for themself. There are so many stories, articles and books about the corruption of the Clinton clan that it boggles the imagination that you would consider as reliable anything Mrs. Clinton has to say.
Talk about the pot calling the kettle black!

Stover Meets With Local Small Business Owners

on August 21, 2016 - 4:18pm

From left, Dave Fox, Denny Erickson, Anne Fox, Roger Waterman, Cheryl Sowder, Emily McGay, Sharon Stover, Nancy Partridge and Ann Partridge during a recent meeting at Finishing Touch in Central Park Square. Courtesy photo


Sharon Stover, candidate for House Dist. 43, recently met with representatives from the Los Alamos small business community. Finishing Touch owner Cheryl Sowder hosted the discussion at her store in Central Park Square. The business owners shared their views on improving the business climate in New Mexico.

Stover has been visiting with residents throughout

Los Alamos GOP Opens 2016 Campaign Headquarters

on August 21, 2016 - 3:50pm

The Republican Party of Los Alamos County opened its campaign headquarters Friday evening at 1362 Trinity Dr., Suite C. Photo by Kelly Benner 

Attending Friday's opening of the local GOP headquarters from left, Los Alamos County Council candidate Steven Girrens, CD-3 Congressional candidate Michael Romero, District Attorney candidate Yvonne Chicoine, LAFRW Treasurer Terry Marzili and New Mexico House Dist. 43 candidate Sharon Stover. Photo by Kelly Benner 

GOP News:

The Republican Party of Los Alamos County officially opened the doors to its 2016 camapign headquarters Friday night to a