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Rotary Club Student of the Month: Janali Gustafson

on October 12, 2012 - 12:59pm

Rotary Student of the Month Janali Gustafson. Photo by Don Taylor

ROTARY NEWS:

Janali Gustafson, a senior at Los Alamos High School (LAHS) was recently honored as Rotary Student of the Month for September. 

Gustafson is the daughter of Sarah and John Gustafson and the sister of Elena and Nathaniel.

The Rotary Club of Los Alamos selects one student each month of the school year to honor as a Student of the Month. 

In addition to high school seniors, high school juniors are now eligible for the recognition. 

Students are nominated by their teachers and chosen on the basis of their

Española YMCA Teen Center launching Audio Engineering Program

on October 12, 2012 - 12:04pm

Courtesy/wikipedia

YMCA News:

ESPAÑOLA – Teens will be able to record their lyrics and music this fall thanks to support from three funders.

The grants are enabling the conversion of an office into a recording studio and will purchase equipment including an electric drum board, keyboard beat mixer, microphones and other recording equipment.

The Presbytery of Santa Fe, in support of a recommendation from their Mission in the North Committee awarded $5,000 toward the audio engineering program and in support of the center’s cultural creative arts classes.

The Pojoaque Valley Fund of the

Letter to the Editor: Support UNM-LA GO Bond 'C'

on October 12, 2012 - 9:26am

By Dr. Cedric D. Page, Executive Director
University of New Mexico – Los Alamos

As Executive Director of University of New Mexico – Los Alamos, I want to outline the benefits to the UNM-Los Alamos campus of General Obligation Bond “C” in the Nov. 6 General Election, and why it makes sense to the citizens of Los Alamos.

If Bond C passes in the Nov. 6 General Election, the University of New Mexico - Los Alamos will receive $500,000 for renovations and upgrades to its science labs.

Bond projects have a positive impact on local economies as the money spent recycles several times, and the

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UNM-LA Postpones January 2013 Mil Election

on October 11, 2012 - 10:39am

UNM-LA News:

After several meetings with UNM administration and the UNM Board of Regents, UNM-Los Alamos was advised to postpone its resolution question for an operational mil increase until later in 2013. 

This decision was reached by the UNM Board of Regents with the desire that UNM-Los Alamos have a successful election and in consideration of the uncertainty in the economy and with federal budget decisions and their impact on Los Alamos National Laboratory employment and the Los Alamos community.

UNM-Los Alamos looks forward to partnering with the UNM administration and the UNM Regents

PEEC Offers Guided Tour of Wetland Preserve Oct. 21

on October 11, 2012 - 7:13am

The Leonora Curtin Wetland Preserve. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

Natali Steinberg, docent of the Leonora Curtin Wetland Preserve, is offering her popular guided tour of the ecological treasure, leaving noon Sunday, Oct. 21 from PEEC, 3540 Orange St.

This small preserve, located near Rancho de las Golondrinas just south of Santa Fe, has several ecological niches, ranging from scrub desert to the lush vegetation of the cienega (Spanish for "marsh".)

This range supports a wide diversity of plant and animal life.

U.S. Marine Corps Presents Casey Stavert with Academic Achievement Award

on October 10, 2012 - 8:52am

Staff Report

Casey Stavert (Pvt 1Class) of Los Alamos has received a “Meritorious Mast” for academic performance from the United States Marine Corps during his recent graduation ceremony from the School of Infantry, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Stavert was raised in Los Alamos and graduated from Los Alamos High school in 2008. 

His award reads, “You consistently performed your duties in an exemplary and highly professional manner by scoring higher on the written tests and on the performance evaluations than any of your peers, making you the academic leader for the company with an overall

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