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Scenes From Memorial Day Ceremony At Guaje Pines

on May 31, 2016 - 1:32pm

Members of the Los Alamos High School NJROTC conduct the opening salute and March on the Colors during Monday's Memorial Day Ceremony at Guaje Pines Cemetary in Los Alamos. Photo by Leland Lehman/ladailypost.com

The Reverend Glenn Jones of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, a former Captain in the USMC, delivers the Invocation and Benediction during Monday's Memorial Day Ceremony. Photo by Leland Lehman/ladailypost.com

COMMUNITY News:

Robert Villa Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks #2083 served as Master of Ceremonies for this year's Memorial Day Ceremony held Monday at

Heinrich To Convene Roundtable On LANL Workforce Training With University And College Presidents

on May 31, 2016 - 10:54am

U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich

From the Office of U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich:

SANTA FE - U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., will nconvene a roundtable discussion at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 1, with university and college presidents and Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) representatives in Santa Fe to discuss ways to increase job-training opportunities for positions at LANL.

One third of LANL's employees will become retirement eligible within the next four years, and LANL is projecting that there will be approximately 2,425 vacancies to fill between 2016 to 2020. Heinrich is working with LANL

Memorial Day In Santa Fe, Making Sense Of War

on May 31, 2016 - 9:53am

Sen. Tom Udall and Sen. Martin Heinrich on the speaker's platform on Memorial Day at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Photo by Roger Snodgrass/ladailypost.com

Volunteers put a flag on every grave for Memorial Day at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Photo by Roger Snodgrass/ladailypost.com

 

By ROGER SNODGRASS
Los Alamos Daily Post

Northern New Mexico remembered its loved ones this Memorial Day at the Santa Fe National Cemetery, with patriotic music military ceremonies and traditional meditations on historyharking back to Abraham Lincoln.

“This day is a different day from other occasions,” said

Heinrich Statement On Paris Auction House Canceling Sale Of Acoma Shield

on May 31, 2016 - 8:58am

Image of a 19th century Native American shield. Courtesy/english.illinois.edu

 

From the Office of Sen. Martin Heinrich

ALBUQUERQUE  U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., issued the following statement Monday after the Eve auction house in Paris announced that it is canceling the sale of a shield used in religious ceremonies at Acoma Pueblo:

"This is welcome news, and I am pleased that pressure from the Pueblo, federal officials, and the public at large forced the auction house to cancel its sale. But it never should have come to this.

Luján Addresses Memorial Day 2016

on May 30, 2016 - 10:23am

Remembering those who gave all ... Memorial Day 2016. Courtesy/www.inspirationallovequotesimages.com

From The Office Of U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján:

FARMINGTON – U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico’s Third District released the following statement today in honor of Memorial Day and the men and women who died while serving in the United States Military.  Luján will celebrate Memorial Day with veterans at the Shiprock Cemetery and the Farmington Vietnam Memorial Park.

“New Mexicans share a long and proud tradition of service in our Armed Forces and bravely answering the call of duty when our

Heinrich Hosts Hillary For NM Memorial Day BBQ

on May 30, 2016 - 9:26am

POLITICAL News:

ALBUQUERQUE –  Sen. Martin Heinrich is hosting a Hillary for New Mexico Memorial Day BBQ and organizing event at 4 p.m. today at the Hillary for New Mexico Santa Fe Office, 1492 Cerillos Road in Santa Fe

The news release states that Heinrich will join supporters, volunteers and community members to talk to voters about Clinton’s record of achieving real results and her plan to break down all the barriers that hold New Mexico families back.

Martinez On DFA Cabinet Secretary's Retirement

on May 28, 2016 - 7:40am
STATE News:
 
SANTA FE — Gov. Susana Martinez announced that New Mexico Department of Finance and Administration Cabinet Secretary Tom Clifford will retire effective May 27.
 
Secretary Clifford has served as DFA cabinet secretary since August 2011 and was unanimously confirmed twice by the New Mexico State Senate in February 2012 and in March 2015. Duffy Rodriguez, Deputy Secretary of DFA, will serve as acting Cabinet Secretary.
 
“Secretary Clifford is a gifted leader, and I’m grateful for his more than 20 years of dedicated service to the people of New Mexico,” Martinez said.

Notice Of Democratic Party of Los Alamos County Combined Ward Meetings And Post-Primary Convention

on May 27, 2016 - 10:11am

DPLA News:

Notice is hereby given by the Democratic Party of Los Alamos County of the  Combined Ward Meetings and County Post-Primary Convention to be held Saturday, June 11, 2016  at 9 a.m. at 170 Central Park Square (next to Quiznos) in Los Alamos, New Mexico.
 
Los Alamos County Democrats will meet to elect 16 Delegates to the Congressional District and State Post-Primary Conventions.

The purpose of this meeting is to elect Post-Primary Delegates to attend the Congressional District Post-Primary Convention to be held at Santa Fe High School Gymnasium Saturday June 18, 2016 and the State

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