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Los Alamos Chamber Manager Participates In Avon Walk For Breast Cancer In Charlotte, N.C.

on October 25, 2014 - 3:10pm

Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce Manager Nancy Partridge, left, with her sister Valerie Partridge today at mile marker 20 of the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer event from the Nascar Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C. The sisters started at 6:30 a.m. today and have six more miles to go. They will camp overnight and walk another 13 miles Sunday in an effort to bring awareness to breast cancer. Courtesy photo 

MADD New Mexico Announces Hero Awardees

on October 25, 2014 - 10:17am

MADD News:

ALBUQUERQUE – Real heroes walk among us. MADD New Mexico, the state’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to ending drunk driving, announces the 2014 Honoring Heroes Awardees at a brunch event Saturday, Nov. 8 in Albuquerque.

Ten winners from law enforcement, the business sector, the courts, as well as regular, everyday citizens, and one very active teenager, were selected among dozens of nominations for their dedication to fulfilling MADD’s mission of ending DWI, supporting victims of this violent crime, and preventing underage drinking.

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Los Alamos High School NJROTC Cadets Place First Overall At Golden Anchor Drill Meet

on October 25, 2014 - 9:30am
Cadets competed in the unarmed drill-down at the Golden Anchor Drill Meet. Courtesy/NJROTC
 
Cadet Lauren Partin goes through her inspection at the Golden Anchor Drill Meet. Courtesy/NJROTC
 
NJROTC News:
 
Los Alamos High School NJROTC cadets placed first overall at the Golden Anchor Drill Meet Oct. 18 in Santa Fe. The meet was the first of the year for the cadets.
 
The drill teams placed second in Armed Regulation and third in Unarmed Exhibition. The Male Color Guard and Female Color Guard team both placed third. 
 
In the Armed Drill-Down event, Michael Purdy placed second, Rigel Baron

Heinrich Statement On Molotov Cocktail Thrown At Islamic Center Of New Mexico

on October 25, 2014 - 8:29am

U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich

ALBUQUERQUE - U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M. released the following statement Friday on the incident at the Islamic Center of New Mexico in Albuquerque: 

"The news that a Molotov cocktail was thrown at the Islamic Center of New Mexico is deeply troubling. Acts of violence have no place in our society. The members of the ‎Center and the entire Muslim community in New Mexico are in my thoughts."

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Governor Coming To Los Alamos Wednesday

on October 24, 2014 - 6:24pm

Gov. Susanna Martinez

POLITICAL News:

The community is invited to a “meet and greet” and “get out the vote rally” with New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez and other state and local candidates at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29 on the patio at Smith's Marketplace.

The Republican Party of Los Alamos County is hosting the event.

There will be lunch and refreshments served (while quantities last). This event is open to the public and there is no need to rsvp. For more information, contact Kelly Benner at kellybbritz@gmail.com or the Republican Headquarters at 505.695.8080. 

Udall, Heinrich, Luján Announce $8.5 Million For Sipapu Ski Resort, Santa Fe Charter School

on October 24, 2014 - 9:13am

NM DELEGATION News:

WASHINGTON – Thursday, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján announced that Sipapu Recreational Development in Vadito and the Academy for Technology and the Classics Foundation in Santa Fe will each receive more than $4.2 million in guaranteed loans to advance their operations.

Sipapu Recreational Development will receive $4.235 million to improve its ski resort operations, including funding to purchase equipment and machinery, provide working capital and to pay off existing debt.

WIPP Ventilation Fan Restarted

on October 24, 2014 - 7:54am

WIPP News:

Tuesday evening, workers at WIPP successfully restarted the 860A fan that is part of the mine ventilation and filtration system currently operating at the site.

The 860A fan was started Feb. 14, when continuous air monitors (CAM) in the WIPP underground facility detected elevated levels of radioactive contamination and shifted the underground ventilation system into filtration mode, forcing all air exiting the facility through High Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filters. The WIPP underground facility has remained in filtration mode since the event occurred.

The 860A fan ran

Museum Of Indian Arts And Culture Awarded $105,000 Grant

on October 24, 2014 - 6:41am

MIAC News: 

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) awarded $105,000 to the Museum of New Mexico Foundation on behalf of the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, to benefit the Museum's archaeological collections.

The museum will use these grant funds to improve access to key artifacts that are part of the founding collections of the Laboratory of Anthropology (LOA), allowing the Museum to move the H.P. Mera Ceramic Survey Collection to the new repository at the Center for New Mexico Archaeology (CNMA), along with the other comparative and archaeological type collections.  

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GLOW – Winter Lights In The Garden

on October 24, 2014 - 6:27am

SFBG News:

Santa Fe Botanical Garden presents GLOW – A Winter Lights Event in the Garden, opening Thursday, Dec. 4, at Santa Fe Botanical Garden at Museum Hill. Entrance to GLOW is by admission. Children 12 and under are free. Tickets are available online and at the door at www.santafebotanicalgarden.org.

Early Bird tickets are available Nov. 1-15 at reduced rates. Tickets are available online at www.santafebotanicalgarden.org and at the door.

Now in its 2nd year of GLOW, the Garden has partnered with Joe Dean of Lumenscapes Illuminated Media to create the dazzling and extravagant

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