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Northern Receives $433,000 National Science Foundation Grant To Develop Cybersecurity Program

on August 23, 2017 - 2:45pm
NNMC News:
The College of Engineering and Technology (CET) at Northern New Mexico College (NNMC) has been awarded $433,689 by the National Science Foundation to develop a cybersecurity concentration in its ABET-accredited Bachelor in Information Engineering Technology (IET).
The Principal Investigator of the project is Dr. Jorge Crichigno, chair of the CET. The project is the result of several years of preparation that include state-of-the-art laboratory technology and advanced instruction capability in cybersecurity.

NMED Confirms Precautionary ‘Boil Water Advisory’ For Santa Fe County-West Sector System

on August 23, 2017 - 10:35am
NMED News:
SANTA FE  The New Mexico Environment Department’s (NMED) Drinking Water Bureau is confirming a precautionary “boil water advisory” for the Santa Fe County West Sector Water System.
Santa Fe County West Sector Water System issued the precautionary advisory Tuesday after a 16.0-inch transmission line was ruptured causing water delivery to the affected area to be disrupted.
No bacteriological contamination has been detected at this time, however, the line break and outage create potential pathways for contamination.

Los Alamos Police Blotter: Aug. 20-22, 2017

on August 23, 2017 - 9:34am

LAPD News:

The following information is provided by the Los Alamos Police Department. Neither arrests nor charges indicate a conviction, and neither means that a person is guilty of the charges against them.


Aug. 20 at 12:54 a.m. / Police arrested David C. Bourassa, 38, of Santa Fe on a Municipal Court order of commitment.





Aug. 20 at 1:22 a.m. / Police arrested Trevon Yates, 22, of Santa Fe on a Santa Fe Sheriff’s Office order of remand.





Aug. 20 at 8:24 p.m.

Trinity Drive Lane Closures During Next Two Weeks

on August 23, 2017 - 8:55am


As part of 20th Street Extension Project, construction crews will be locating existing underground utilities on Trinity Drive at the intersection of 20th Street followed by placement of new underground conduit via subsurface boring. 

This work requires temporary lane and sidewalk closures on Trinity Drive near 20th Street scheduled as follows, weather permitting:

  • Aug. 28 and 29, westbound right lane;
  • Aug. 30 and 31, eastbound right lane;
  • Sept. 5 and 6, westbound right lane; and
  • Sept. 7 and 8, eastbound right lane.

For more information or questions, contact the Public Works Department at

World’s Tech Leaders Call On UN To Ban Killer Robots

on August 23, 2017 - 8:02am

Courtesy/Element Al

HSNW News:

An open letter by 116 leaders of robotics and artificial intelligence companies from 26 countries urges the United Nations against opening the “Pandora’s box” of lethal robot weapons.

A key organizer of the letter, Toby Walsh, Scientia Professor of Artificial Intelligence at UNSW, released it at the opening of the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2017) in Melbourne, the world’s pre-eminent gathering of top experts in artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics. Walsh is a member of the IJCAI 2017’s conference committee.