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On The Job In Los Alamos: Presenting Grief Support

on June 30, 2019 - 8:31am

On the job in Los Alamos: Annette Gates MEd OM of Golden Willow with Founder/Director Ted Wiard Ed.D LPCC CGC introducing grief support information during a program June 27 at Rivera Family Funeral & Cremations of Los Alamos at 1627 A Central Ave. They discussed the dance of the limbic and frontal lobe and the emotional guidance scale detailing upward and downward spirals. These programs are held periodically to help people grieving the loss of a loved one. Photo by Jenn Bartram/

County: 2019 Zero Waste Champions Of The Year

on June 30, 2019 - 8:18am
To promote recycling and zero waste in the community as well as to encourage more businesses to participate in the recycling program, the Los Alamos County Environmental Services Division and the Environmental Sustainability Board sponsored the Zero Waste Champion of the Year award.
This award was previously known as the Business Recycler of the Year Award; however, the award program was expanded to include other sustainability initiatives such as water and energy conservation and overall waste reduction.
To become eligible, an organization is nominated by a member

McQuiston: What Car Drivers Need To Know About Motorcycles

on June 30, 2019 - 7:55am

The Jemez Agency

Warm weather is here, which means you’ll likely see more motorcycles on the road. And the key word here is “see”.

People driving cars and trucks often fail to notice the motorcyclists around them, partly because they’re not accustomed to looking for them.

It’s obvious yet bears repeating: Motorcyclists are much more vulnerable than car and truck drivers and passengers. Not only are there many more cars and trucks on the road, but there’s no such thing as a “fender bender” for a motorcyclist.

Even a low-speed collision can seriously injure a rider, not to

State Program Trains 2,300 Workers At 70 Companies

on June 30, 2019 - 7:48am
NMED News:
SANTA FE A start-up that helps retailers compete with Internet sellers and a company that builds unmanned solar aircraft are among the firms awarded job-training grants in June, said Economic Development Department Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes.
The most recent grants went to seven companies to train 52 workers in areas from chemistry to electronics and tech assembly to solar installation.
The June awards are the last of the 2019 Fiscal Year for the Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP), one of the top employee-training programs in the United States.

Alzheimer’s Association Names Tim Sheahan New Mexico Chapter Executive Director

on June 30, 2019 - 7:35am
New Mexico Alzheimer’s Association Executive Director Tim Sheahan
Alzheimer’s Association News:
ALBUQUERQUE The Alzheimer’s Association, New Mexico Chapter announced that Tim Sheahan has been named its new executive director.
Sheahan has more than 20 years experience in the non-profit sector. Most recently, Sheahan served as the president and CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central New Mexico for seven years, as well as other Boys & Girls Club affiliates across the country.
“We are excited to bring Tim on board as executive director," said Tracy Ayers, advisory board

2019 Fair & Rodeo Parade Registration Opens

on June 29, 2019 - 7:18am
Scene from the 2018 Los Alamos County Fair and Rodeo Parade on Central Avenue. Photo by John McHale/


Los Alamos MainStreet News:


The 2019 Los Alamos County Fair and Rodeo Parade will march up Central Avenue beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10.


This is an opportunity for businesses and organizations to promote their services and products by participating in the parade. Registration to participate in the parade is free and now open via the Los Alamos MainStreet website at or directly via Eventbrite. Participants must register by Aug. 2.


BLM: NM Quarterly Oil & Gas Leases Net $2,875,372

on June 28, 2019 - 2:41pm
BLM News:
SANTA FE — The Bureau of Land Management New Mexico raised $2,875,372 June 20 in its quarterly oil and gas lease sale.
Nearly 50 percent of the revenue from the sale will go to the states where the oil and gas activity occurs—in this case New Mexico, Kansas and Oklahoma—while the rest will go to the U.S. Treasury.
For this sale, the BLM offered leases on 50 parcels totaling 39,303.57 acres. The highest bid per acre was $30,021 sold to Cimarex Energy for 40 acres in Eddy County. These same 40 acres resulted in the highest bid per parcel at $1,200,840.
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