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RE/MAX Announces Newest Team Member

on October 3, 2015 - 9:56pm

Gabe Rau with RE/MAX of Los Alamos owner Chris Ortega. Courtesy photo

RE/MAX News:

RE/MAX of Los Alamos is excited to announce the newest member of the team, Gabe Rau. 

Rau is a 2015 Los Alamos High School Graduate. He continues to attend the high school while transitioning into work life. Rau has worked at the Los Alamos Co-op for two years through the special needs vocational program and is looking forward to working at RE/MAX of Los Alamos. He loves going to school and seeing all his friends but he also loves his jobs.

Rau's personal interests are wrestling, music, movies and of

UNM-LA Fall Enrollment Continues Upward Trend

on October 2, 2015 - 2:57pm

UNM-LA Interim Executive Director, Cindy Rooney, Ph.D. Courtesy/UNM-LA

UNM-LA News:

Enrollment numbers at the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos (UNM-LA) continue to steadily increase, contrary to a statewide enrollment decline at colleges and universities.

Unofficial census numbers compiled after the first 21 days of the fall semester show that 964 students are enrolled at UNM-LA this fall semester. This is up 11 percent over last fall, which was up 13 percent over the preceding year.

In a recent report to the UNM-LA Advisory Board, Interim Executive Director Cindy Rooney, Ph.D.


LAHS Has Eight Commended Students In 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program

on October 2, 2015 - 2:33pm

LAHS students named Commended Students in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program here with Principal Brad Parker are from left, Camille Rousculp, Kaelan Prime, Faith Koh, Julia O’Brien, Nathan Delgado, Sydney Schoonover, Faith Montano and Val Jackson-Hundley. Courtesy/LAPS

LAHS News:
Los Alamos High School Principal Brad Parker announced that seven students at the school have been named Commended Students in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program. 

“We are very pleased to recognize the academic achievement of these students and congratulate them on this honor,” Parker said. 


New Planetarium Movie: 'From Earth To The Universe' 2 p.m. Saturday And Sunday

on October 1, 2015 - 6:18pm

A still from ESO's planetarium show 'From Earth to the Universe' showing the Helix Nebula, also known as NGC 7293. Courtesy/T. Matsopoulos, ESO

PEEC News:

Stunning imagery from space is brought to audience members in a fulldome format at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in the Los Alamos Nature Center Planetarium.

From Earth to the Universe takes passengers on a voyage through space, time, and an arresting combination of sights and sounds. Along the way, adventurers will visit birthplaces and burial grounds of stars and explore beyond the Milky Way.

Tickets may be purchased by phone or at the

UNM-LA's Enrollment Services Coordinator Retires After 25 Years Of Service

on October 1, 2015 - 3:15pm

Irene Martinez and her husband Robert, laughed and cried at the gifts presented to her during her retirement gathering at UNM-LA. Courtesy/UNM-LA

UNM-LA News:

UNM-LA bid farewell to long-time employee Irene Martinez after 25 years of service in the enrollment and admissions office.

Almost every student that has attended the university has had some sort of contact with Martinez who called all the students her kids. Martinez served in a number of positions during her time at UNM-LA, including support for the Department of Instruction, but spent the majority of her time in Student Services.

Lockdown Lifted At Los Alamos High School

on October 1, 2015 - 1:11pm

LAPS News:

A domestic dispute in a neighborhood near Los Alamos High School around noon today led police to place the school in lockdown as a safety precaution.

A Los Alamos Public Schools spokesperson told the Los Alamos Daily Post that the LAHS Principal Brad Parker has been in communication with parents, teachers, staff and students.

LAPD Cmdr. Preston Ballew explained that the report of the domestic dispute was deemed to be unfounded and has evolved into a medical issue instead.

The lockdown has been lifted, everyone is safe and classes have resumed.

AFTNM Responds To Closure Of Eastern Child Development Center

on October 1, 2015 - 10:47am
AFT News:
ALBUQUERQUE  American Federation of Teachers New Mexico President Stephanie Ly released the following statement:
“Without question, the video evidence showing the abuse of a child by a former employee of the Eastern Child Development Center merits their immediate dismissal, arrest, and fullest prosecution under the law. However, it was only through the center staff’s self-reporting of the incident to the Children, Youth, and Families Department and the Albuquerque police department that lead to the firing and subsequent arrest of the individual in question.
“Center staff and