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Udall, Heinrich, Luján Urge Zinke To Defer Leases On Land Near Chaco Culture National Historical Park

on September 8, 2017 - 7:11am
U.S. SENATE News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich, and U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján urged Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to uphold the agreement to defer all leases on land near Chaco Culture National Historical Park.
 
The area is currently undergoing review by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) to plan the best way to appropriately manage and protect this unique archaeological site and the surrounding land.
 
The BLM previously agreed to defer all leases within a 10-mile radius of Chaco Canyon until all Tribal

As Hurricane Irma Threatens, IRS Urges Taxpayers To Prepare For Hurricanes, Floods And Other Disasters

on September 8, 2017 - 7:09am
IRS News:
 
PHOENIX  For September’s National Preparedness Month, the Internal Revenue Service is offering advice to taxpayers who may be affected by storms, fires, floods or other disasters.
 
After the devastation of Hurricane Harvey and with Hurricane Irma threatening parts of the U.S. and Caribbean, the IRS reminds taxpayers that the agency is here to help, including offering a special toll-free number to taxpayers in federally-declared disaster areas that’s staffed with IRS specialists trained to handle disaster-related issues.
 
Managed and sponsored by the Federal Emergency

Daily Postcard: Purple Flower

on September 8, 2017 - 6:56am

Daily Postcard; A closeup view of a purple flower. Photo by Corrina Hughes

Bear Spotted On Barranca Mesa

on September 7, 2017 - 11:52pm
A bear is spotted about 7 p.m. today walking into ther front yard of a home near the intersection of Navajo Road and Los Pueblos. Photo by Hajnalka Daligault
 
Photo by Hajnalka Daligault
 
Photo by Hajnalka Daligault

Military Leaders From All Branches, Including SEALs, Special Forces, Ask Zinke To Protect Public Lands

on September 7, 2017 - 12:06pm
DOI News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. Thirty Seven active and retired Navy SEALs, Special Operations Forces members and other military leaders have sent a letter* to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke expressing grave concern with his decision to advise the president to remove protections from national monuments including Grand Staircase-Escalante and Bears Ears in Utah, and Cascade-Siskiyou in Oregon.
 
The recommendations from Zinke come at the conclusion of an unprecedented 4-month review of over two-dozen monuments designated since 1996, which was initiated by an April Executive Order from

Los Alamos Garden Club Celebrates 70 Years!

on September 7, 2017 - 11:20am
Longtime Los Alamos Garden Club members Trish Spillman,left, and Nancy Bartlit outside the Los Alamos Daily Post after a recent interview. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost
 
The Los Alamos Memorial Rose Garden as it looks today near Fuller Lodge. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 

By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

bjgordon@ladailypost.com

The Los Alamos Garden Club is one of the longest standing community institutions in town. The Club will celebrate its 70th anniversary 1-3 p.m. Saturday Sept. 9 at the Memorial Rose Garden, located near Fuller Lodge.

Prescribed Burns Planned On Santa Fe National Forest

on September 7, 2017 - 10:21am
SFNF News:
 
SANTA FE  Fire managers on the Española Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) announced plans to take advantage of favorable fall conditions to conduct prescribed burns on approximately 4,000 acres. 
 
If conditions are favorable, ignitions could begin as early as Sept. 21 on approximately 1,500 acres in the Santa Fe Municipal Watershed east of Santa Fe, 2,300 acres in Mesitas 8 miles southwest of Abiquiu, and another 110 acres on Borrego Mesa 6 miles southeast of Truchas.

Daily Postcard: White Flower Blooms In Garden

on September 7, 2017 - 7:31am

Daily Postcard: A white flower blooms in a local garden in Los Alamos. Photo by Corrina Hughes

LANL: Carlsten, Nguyen And Sheffield Win Free-Electron Laser Prize

on September 6, 2017 - 1:24pm

Los Alamos scientists Bruce Carlsten, Richard Sheffield and Dinh Nguyen receive the 2017 Free Electron Laser Prize at an international conference hosted in Santa Fe.

LANL News:

  • International panel notes pioneering contributions in the field

At an international science conference hosted recently in Santa Fe, Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists Bruce Carlsten, Dinh Nguyen and Richard Sheffield were awarded the 2017 Free-Electron Laser (FEL) Prize.

“The very brightest sources of x-rays are the latest generation of x-ray ‘light sources’ called free electron lasers,” Laboratory physicist

Pair Of Bears Visit Western Area Home

on September 6, 2017 - 7:55am

A pair of bears visit a home Saturday in the Western Area. Photo by Thom Rahn

Bears visit a home Saturday in the Western Area. Photo by Thom Rahn

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