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Santa Fe Auto Park Ride & Drive At Smiths Friday & Saturday Supports LAHS Robotics Team

on February 8, 2018 - 1:20pm
The Los Alamos High School Robotics Team competes last year in Flagstaff, Ariz. Courtesy photo

The Auto Park is hosting a Ride and Drive event 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 9-10 in the Smith’s Marketplace parking lot. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

 

By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post
 
The Los Alamos High School Robotics Team is preparing for the regional robotics competition March 21-24 in Denver. The competition comes with a hefty price tag but the Santa Fe Auto Park is offering some financial assistance.
 
The Auto Park is hosting a Ride and

LAPS Employee Spotlight: Debra Snow

on February 8, 2018 - 8:28am

Acting Speaker Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard's HJR1 Early Childhood Education Bill Passes House

on February 7, 2018 - 5:45am

Dist. 43 Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard, top left, serving as Acting Speaker during passage of HJR1. Courtesy photo

STATE News:

SANTA FE – The New Mexico House of Representative voted 36-33 Tuesday to pass House Joint Resolution 1 (HJR 1) the Land Grant Permanent Fund Constitutional Amendment to fund early childhood education.

Dist. 43 Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard, one of the primary sponsors of HJR1 and acting Speaker during its passage, issued the following statement:

"The stock market may crash, oil may run out, but the investment we make in our kids will last forever.

UNM-LA Now Offers Branded Clothing And Gifts

on February 7, 2018 - 4:57am

UNM-LA students Michael Narum, Selena Archuleta, Lydia Gurule and Kevin Jenkins model hats with the UNM-Los Alamos logo. Photo by Nancy Coombs/UNM-LA

UNM-LA News:

The University of New Mexico-Los Alamos (UNM-LA) now offers custom-branded clothing and gifts, featuring the UNM-LA logo, the UNM Lobo or the UNM Lobo paw print, in partnership with their online bookstore, MBS Direct.

Many of the UNM-LA items feature the new UNM-LA logo, adopted last summer, which incorporates the interlocking letters “UNM.” There are t-shirts, polo shirts, jackets, hats and a few gift items available to order,

House Committee Endorses Bill To Expand Scholarship Benefits For Children Of Firefighters & Police Officers Killed In The Line Of Duty

on February 7, 2018 - 4:36am
Rep. Tim Lewis
 
STATE News:
 
SANTA FE — The House Education Committee unanimously approved Jan. 30 House Bill 55, legislation sponsored by Rep. Tim Lewis (R-Rio Rancho) to increase scholarship benefits for children of firefighters and police officers killed in the line of duty. 
 
The bill is co-sponsored by Rep. Patricio Ruiloba (D-Albuquerque) and Sen. Bill O’Neill (D-Albuquerque). 
 
HB 55 expands the benefits currently available to eligible survivors to include room and board support for students as well as assistance paying for books and supplies.

SFCC Hosts Feedback Screenings Of Civil War Documentary Feb. 9 & 16

on February 7, 2018 - 4:28am
SFCC News:
 
SANTA FE  Santa Fe Community College will host public informational work-in-progress film screenings of a documentary that tells the story of the New Mexico's role in the Battle of Glorieta during the American Civil War.
 
Screenings will be followed by a discussion with the filmmakers and historian Stephen C. Martinez, Ph.D. who will lead the discussions. Screenings of the film are from noon to 1:30 p.m., Fridays Feb. 9 and Feb. 16 in Room 563, located in the film program editing suites at SFCC, 6401 Richards Ave.
 
Participants in the Professional Readiness and

Los Alamos Historical Society Offering Overnight Guided Tour To Trinity Site

on February 7, 2018 - 3:48am
The 100-foot steel tower from which "the gadget" was detonated. Courtesy photo
 
LAHS News:
 
Trinity Site, the location where on July 16, 1945, the first man-made nuclear explosion was detonated, is open only twice a year, and the Los Alamos Historical Society is offering a guided tour to the site April 6-7 for the spring opening.
 
The Society’s Trinity Tour includes a two-day, one night experience via the Alamogordo southern approach through the seldom-seen interior of White Sands Missile Range.

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