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‘Priest In Training’ Spends Summer At IHM

on June 30, 2016 - 12:08pm
Former police officer Robert Bustamante received the call to become a priest one evening while saying the rosary. He is studying this summer with Pastor Glenn Jones at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church and will be ordained next year. Photo by Carol A. Clark/
Los Alamos Daily Post
  • Former Cop Felt Strong Call To Priesthood

A powerful thought came to Robert Bustamante one evening while saying the rosary: “You will become a Catholic priest.”

“It was very clear and very concise … just that sentence … and the thought wouldn’t go away … it was very persistent,”

Tim Morrison Named Interim GM At Co+Op

on June 30, 2016 - 9:56am

Tim Morrison has accepted the Interim General Manager position at the Co+op beginning today. Coutesy photo

CO+OP News:

As of this morning, General Manager Mike Anderson is no longer an employee of Los Alamos Cooperative Market (LACM). However, the LACM Board of Directors is excited to announce that Tim Morrison has accepted the Interim General Manager position and will start today, June 30.

The Board selected Morrison from the pool of candidates in the most recent general manager search.

How The Hen House Turns: Is Cat Psychology Easily Categorized?

on June 30, 2016 - 6:34am
By Carolyn A. (Cary) Neeper, Ph. D
Longtime Los Alamos Resident
Now residing in California

First the good news: no difference in personality could be found in a study of indoor and outdoor cats. At least, not in Australia. More studies are scheduled to be done on American cats by the Cat Teacher Program run by North Carolina's State University and Museum of  Natural Science.

An article in the News Observer May 17, 2016 reported that 2,800 Australian and New Zealand cats have "...five broad feline personality dimensions," three of which "...correspond to those in humans." The cats were

Seventeenth Annual Knights Of Columbus Scholarship Golf Tournament

on June 29, 2016 - 10:43am

Ahhhhh ... a day on the links at Los Alamos Golf Course. Courtesy photo

K of C News:

Over seventeen years the annual Knights of Columbus Scholarship Golf Tournament has attracted sponsors and golfers from Los Alamos and around Northern New Mexico.

Funds raised from the event provide scholarships to graduating Los Alamos High School seniors. All graduating LAHS students can apply for the scholarship.

During the 17-year period of the tournament, the Knights have awarded an estimated $130,000 inscholarship money to graduating high school seniors.

Catabolic vs. Anabolic Leaders Part 8 – A Big Problem Or Huge Opportunity?

on June 29, 2016 - 9:02am
Catabolic vs. Anabolic Leaders Part 8 – The Big Problem or A Huge Opportunity?
A company once sent two shoe salespeople to an area in Africa where they had never sold any shoes. One was of their senior, most experienced salesperson, Tonya, and they expected big things of her. The other was an optimistic rookie named Cynthia. She didn’t have much experience, but she had a lot of enthusiasm. They figured she might be able to sell a few pair of shoes.
Shortly after their arrival in Africa, Tonya, the experienced salesperson wrote the home office saying, “You might

Guardian Mortgage Company Expands Footprint

on June 29, 2016 - 8:56am
Guardian Mortgage Company staff Michaelann Cavazos, Marita DeVargas, Monie Blum, Bob Ortega, Mandi George and Cassandra DelgadoCourtesy photo
DALLAS  Guardian Mortgage Company is expanding its footprint once again, this time with services in Santa Fe, delivered at First National Santa Fe branches.
Guardian Mortgage Company, a Dallas based mortgage originator and servicer with more than 50 years in the business began providing all primary home loans for its affiliate First National Bank of Santa Fe in September 2015. Through this partnership, Guardian Mortgage