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LAHS Students Excel On National German Exams!

on April 26, 2017 - 6:49pm
Several of LAHS German teacher Anita Boshier's National German Exam students proudly show their medals and certificates! Courtesy photo
 
LAHS News:
 
Twenty six Los Alamos High School students from German level 3 and 4 earned medals in the 2016 National German Exam for High School Students. Twelve of those students won
gold medals and 11 students won silver medals.
 
Several LAHS German Exam students also won special recognition on the Presidential Honor Roll for outstanding performance.

$15 Million In Improvements Across Five Mountains!

on April 26, 2017 - 4:24pm
SKI News:
 
DURANGO, Colo.   Resort officials with the largest ski area collective in the Southwest announced capital improvements that will be made for the 2017/2018 season at five southwestern mountains located in Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona, plus Colorado’s largest cat skiing operation. 
 
James Coleman, managing partner of  Purgatory Resort in Durango, Colorado;  Arizona Snowbowl in Flagstaff, Arizona; Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort near Taos, New Mexico; Pajarito Mountain Ski Area in Los Alamos, New Mexico; Hesperus Ski Area, west of Durango; and Purgatory Snowcat Adventures,

IRS Tips On What To Do After Tax-Filing Deadline

on April 26, 2017 - 4:08pm
IRS News:
 
PHOENIX  Tax day has come and gone for most people, but some taxpayers may still be dealing with their taxes. The IRS offers these tips for handling some typical after-tax-day issues:
 
Didn’t File by April 18?
 
There is no penalty for filing a late return after the tax deadline if the taxpayer receives a refund. Penalties and interest only accrue on unfiled returns if taxes are not paid by April 18. Anyone who did not file and owes tax should file a return as soon as they can and pay as much as possible to reduce penalties and interest. IRS Free File is available on
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SFNF Issues Closure Order For Jemez Cave

on April 26, 2017 - 4:05pm

SFNF News:

SANTA FE – The Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) this week issued a closure order prohibiting the public from entering Jemez Cave and closing public access to user-created trails that lead to the cave as well as the area immediately surrounding it. This closure order, which replaces one initially issued in 2012, is effective until May 1, 2019, unless it is rescinded earlier.

Jemez Cave is located on the Jemez Ranger District in the Soda Dam Geologic Special Interest Area adjacent to N.M.

Former Republican Party Of New Mexico Political Director Todd Johnson Takes Job At Pentagon

on April 26, 2017 - 3:19pm

STATE GOP News:

ALBUQUERQUE – Todd Johnson, the Republican Party of New Mexico's former Political Director under Chairman Debbie Maestas, has left New Mexico to take a job as Advance Officer to Secretary of Defense James Mattis.

Johnson left RPNM in August to serve as the Trump Campaign's New Mexico state director.

“Todd had a strong impact on New Mexico politics, and his hard work in support of our candidates and building the party will not be forgotten,” said former Republican Party of New Mexico Chairman Debbie Maestas.

Los Alamos High School Sophomore Emily Jones Wins 2017 Congressional Art Competition

on April 26, 2017 - 7:52am

LAHS student Emily Jones with her winning art. Courtesy photo

From the Office of U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) announced Tuesday that Emily Jones, a sophomore at Los Alamos High school, is this year’s winner of the Congressional Art Competition.

Each spring, the Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent in the nation and in each congressional district. Since the Artistic Discovery competition began in 1982, more than 650,000 high school students have participated.

LANL: Jaqueline L. Kiplinger To Receive Award For Pioneering Contributions To Chemistry

on April 26, 2017 - 7:49am

Jaqueline Kiplinger is the recipient of the 2017 Violet Diller Professional Excellence Award. Courtesy/LANL

LANL News:

  • Iota Sigma Pi society to recognize advances in uranium and thorium chemistry  

Jaqueline Kiplinger, Los Alamos National Laboratory Fellow within the Inorganic, Isotope and Actinide Chemistry Group, is the recipient of the 2017 Violet Diller Professional Excellence Award given triennially by Iota Sigma Pi (the National Honor Society of Women in Chemistry). The award recognizes contributions to chemistry that have had widespread significance to the scientific community or

Unique Collaboration Results In New UNM-LA Class Focusing On Federal Lands

on April 26, 2017 - 7:27am

Jeremy Sweat, Chief of Resource Management at Bandelier, will teach Introduction to Conservation and Land Management. Photo by Nancy Coombs/UNM-LA

Bandelier National Monument. Courtesy photo

UNM-LA News:

This summer UNM-Los Alamos (UNM-LA) will offer a new one credit college course focusing on federal conservation and environmental policy.

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