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FBI: Marysol Pena Wanted For Alleged Involvement In Drug Trafficking Organization

on March 21, 2019 - 8:20am
Marysol Pena should be considered armed and dangerous. Courtesy/FBI
 
FBI News:
 
The FBI is looking for Marysol Pena, who is wanted for her alleged involvement in a drug trafficking organization that operated in New Mexico as well as other states.
 
Pena, 28, faces federal charges of conspiracy, distribution of 50 grams and more of methamphetamine, aiding and abetting, distribution of 40 grams and more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of Fentanyl, and aiding and abetting.
 
A federal arrest warrant was issued Feb.

Chamber Music Of Harbison, du Bois & Dvorak April 6

on March 21, 2019 - 7:43am
SSF News:
 
Serenata of Santa Fe holds the Chamber Music of Harbison, du Bois & Dvorak at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 6.
 
David Felberg & Ruxandra Marquardt, violin
Alice Norris, viola
Dana Winograd, cello
Patrick Neher, double bass
Pamela Epple, oboe
 
Reserve tickets here.

LAMC Releases Community Benefit Report

on March 21, 2019 - 7:42am

World Futures: Electricity And Other Energy – Part 3

on March 21, 2019 - 7:39am
By ANDY ANDREWS
World Futures Institute
 
Human beings need energy to exist in some manner, either just get by or live a more rewarding life.
 
As humanity we need energy to collectively choose our paths. Historically we found a great source of energy in the chemical bond of various forms of matter and evolved. We saw the internal combustion engine emerge as a highly useful tool to do work. It has been around longer than all of the living human beings of today.
 
With it, however, we began emitting large quantities of C)2, especially as our ingenuity was applied and our population grew –

Community Invited To Lent Fish Fry At IHM Friday

on March 21, 2019 - 7:33am

Con Alma Invites Nonprofits Improving Health To Apply For Grants Through April 24

on March 21, 2019 - 7:28am
CAHF News:
 
SANTA FE Con Alma Health Foundation invites nonprofits that improve health in New Mexico to apply for grants that support their work toward sustainable solutions to their communities’ health challenges.
 
Con Alma, the state’s largest private foundation dedicated solely to health, opened its annual grant cycle today.
 
Nonprofits can apply for grants starting March 20 until 5 p.m. April 24. Last year Con Alma awarded $665,000 to nonprofits working toward a healthier New Mexico.
 
Nonprofits can apply for grants online at www.conalma.org. This year applicants need to select from a

NWS: Today’s High Near 49, Tonight’s Low Around 36

on March 21, 2019 - 7:19am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high near 49 with a 70 percent chance of showers likely and tonight’s low around 36. Courtesy/NWS

Daily Postcard: Colorful Sunrise Over White Rock

on March 21, 2019 - 7:07am

Daily Postcard: A colorful sunrise paints the sky early this morning over White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Leadership Los Alamos Participants Learn About LANL Economic Development Impact

on March 20, 2019 - 3:28pm
The 2019 Leadership Los Alamos class recently held its Economic Development Session where they heard presentations from LANL Associate Directors about LANL's economic impact. At the table is LeAnne Stribley, LANL Associate Director for Business Management and Kathye Segala, Associate Director for Capital Projects. The session was chaired by LANB Market President Liddie Martinez.

Interior Provides Over $291 Million In Conservation Funding For States And Tribes To Clean Up And Repurpose Abandoned Coal Mines

on March 20, 2019 - 3:22pm
DOI News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Acting Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt today announced the availability of the Fiscal Year 2019 Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Reclamation grants through the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE).
 
This year’s grants will provide more than $291.2 million [1] for states and tribes to reclaim and repurpose abandoned coal lands.
 
“These grants are a great example of Interior partnering with states, Tribes, and local governments to provide resources for conservation efforts and infrastructure and public safety improvements,

Catchy Tunes At Community Singalong At Fuller Lodge

on March 20, 2019 - 1:26pm

Broadway performer DS Magid

LIBRARY News:

Everyone is invited to a Community Singalong, 7 p.m., April 5 at Fuller Lodge.

Broadway performer DS Magid and the Los Alamos County Library System have teamed up to present an evening of songs from classic Broadway musicals of the ‘40s,‘50s, and ‘60s.

The Singalong will be fun for everyone, with no solos, no rehearsals and no special skills needed.

DS Magid’s enthusiasm for all things theatrical has never waned, from her early career singing on Broadway, right through stints as a director, producer, musical director, and award-winning

Read The Latest Letters To The Editor: Click ‘Opinion’

on March 20, 2019 - 12:48pm

LADP News:

Click on the “Opinion” button on the menu bar at the top of this page, or this link, to access the latest Letter to the Editor and Column submissions published in the Los Alamos Daily Post. All past letters and columns are archived in that location as well. Letters and columns also are posted on the Los Alamos Daily Post Facebook page.

Explore Discoveries Of Cassini Mission To Saturn

on March 20, 2019 - 11:41am
Learn about the Cassini Mission to Saturn at 7 p.m., Friday at the Nature Center. Plus, watch the full-dome film 'Incoming!' at 2 p.m., Saturday. Courtesy photo
 
PEEC News:
 
The community is invited to join Dan Reisenfeld at 7 p.m. Friday, March 22 at the Los Alamos Nature Center to learn more about what scientists have discovered from the Cassini mission that orbited Saturn.
 
NASA and the European Space Agency had a spacecraft at Saturn sending back a continuous stream of images for 13 years. The Cassini mission orbited Saturn 2004 to 2017 and made what is described as spectacular

New Mexico Land Office: March Lease Sales Generate Nearly $5 Million … State Lands Are Open For Business

on March 20, 2019 - 10:28am

STATE LAND OFFICE News:

SANTA FE – The State Land Office held its monthly online oil and gas lease sales, raising $4.9 million for New Mexico schools, hospitals and colleges.

Twenty-four tracts of land were offered, 22 of which were closed for bid. Closed bids included 4,285 acres in Chaves, Lea and Eddy counties. The aggregate bid amounted to an average per-acre price of $1,444.56.

“With each monthly lease sale since I took office, we continue to uphold our constitutional obligation to fund our schools, hospitals, and colleges.

UNM-LA Student Attends Coding Workshop Overseas

on March 20, 2019 - 10:17am
Rique Fernandez will meet students from the United States, India and the Netherlands at a hackathon conference in Rotterdam. Photo by Nancy Coombs
 
UNM-LA News:
 
UNM-Los Alamos (UNM-LA) student Rique Fernandez has been invited to attend a computer coding workshop in the Netherlands.
 
Along with nine other students from Albuquerque, Espanola and the Navajo Nation, Fernandez will be in Rotterdam March 16-24 to participate in Cyberheros, a “hackathon” event produced by Cyberworkplace, an organization that provides cyber security and teaches coding skills to youth.
 
Fernandez is

Los Alamos Public Information Meeting & Open House On NM 502 Roadway Reconstruction Tonight

on March 20, 2019 - 10:14am

Map of the N.M. 502 Roadway Reconstruction project. Courtesy/NMDOT

NMDOT News:

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) is hosting a public information meeting and open house on the N.M. 502 Roadway Reconstruction at 5 p.m. today in the Pajarito Room at Fuller Lodge at 2132 Central Ave.

Public Meeting Purpose: NMDOT is sponsoring this meeting to discuss the roadway reconstruction improvements to CN 5100650R3 on N.M. 502 (Trinity Drive) MP 1.257 to MP 2.053 in Los Alamos County.

Meeting Overview: NMDOT representatives, Souder, Miller & Assoc.

Lawmakers Back Secret Lottery

on March 20, 2019 - 9:48am
By MILAN SIMONICH
One of the worst decisions states ever made was to take over gambling businesses.
 
Mobsters used to run the numbers games. In big cities, heads of crime syndicates called this form of gambling "the policy racket."
 
And they were the policy kings. Organized crime made millions off the masses that gambled nickels and dimes on the slender chance of winning a jackpot.
 
We still have plenty of criminals, organized or not. But state governments long ago took over the numbers games.

JJAB Celebrates 15 Years Serving Los Alamos Youth

on March 20, 2019 - 8:40am
JJAB members and partners gather for their monthly meeting and celebrate 17 years of service to Los Alamos youth and their families March 6 at UNM-LA. Courtesy photo
 
From left, Rev. Nicole’ Raddu Ferry with newly elected JJAB Board Chair Jordan Redmond and Treasurer Sharon Hurley. Courtesy photo
 
JJAB News:
 
At its March meeting, the Los Alamos Juvenile Justice Advisory Board (JJAB) celebrated 15 years of serving Los Alamos youth and their families.
 
JJAB was established March 17, 2004, through resolutions from the Los Alamos County Council and Los Alamos School Board.
 
Morrie

Youth Across New Mexico Join National Day Of Action Advocating Tobacco-Free Schools

on March 20, 2019 - 8:32am

NMDOH News:

ALBUQUERQUE Today, youth leaders at 15 schools across New Mexico are hosting “Kick Butts Day” events to raise awareness about their schools’ tobacco- and e-cigarette-free policies.

Increased awareness of tobacco-free school policies helps students, staff, and visitors comply with these standards and ensures that schools are truly tobacco-free environments. The youth leaders are part of Evolvement, a youth movement promoting a tobacco-free New Mexico.

"It feels great being a part of such an important day that joins youth all over the country in the fight against tobacco," said

Lacrosse Returns To Los Alamos

on March 20, 2019 - 8:31am

Peter Janke scoops up a loose ball in the first quartet and heads down field. Lacrosse returned to Los Alamos as the boy's Lacrosse team played the Rio Rancho Raptors this past Saturday at Sullivan Field. The Raptors scored two goals in the first quarter to take the lead, which they never relinquished. The Los Alamos team scored a goal in the second period, which was their only goal for the game. Rio Rancho scored three more goals that closed out the contest 5-1. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Samuel Bond and Micah Garduno both move to the loose ball near the Rio Rancho goal.
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AmeriCorps Issues Request For Program Applications

on March 20, 2019 - 8:28am
NMCCV News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE The New Mexico Commission for Community Volunteerism (NMCCV) has released its Request for Applications (RFA) to support new and recompeting New Mexico AmeriCorps programs to start in the fall of 2019 for a 12-month program cycle.
 
AmeriCorps funding is intended for recruiting, placing, and supporting AmeriCorps members serving communities throughout New Mexico.
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Service And Sacrifices Of Women During Wartime

on March 20, 2019 - 8:26am

Vietnam Women's Memorial. Courtesy/Jeff Kubina/Flikr

NPS News:

National parks preserve military history and the nation’s stories amidst times of war. They’re found in places like Washita Battlefield National Historic Site in Oklahoma and World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument, that stretches from Hawai'i, Alaska and California.

Wartime in America brings to mind accounts of George Washington and his men, spending a bone-chilling winter at Valley Forge and stories of the Buffalo Soldiers who were based out of the Presidio before fighting in the Spanish-American and

Los Alamos Middle School Teacher Sherri Bublitz Earns Prestigious Speech And Debate Diamond Award

on March 20, 2019 - 8:26am
NSDA News:
 
DES MOINES, Iowa The National Speech & Debate Association is proud to announce Sherri Bublitz of Los Alamos Middle School as a winner of the Diamond Award, recognizing a professional career that combines excellence and longevity in speech and debate education. This is her first Diamond Award.
 
The National Speech & Debate Association has been recognizing student and coach achievements in speech and debate since 1925. Coaches earn points in the national honorary through team participation, student achievement, public service, and leadership work.

NWS: Today’s High Near 51, Tonight’s Low Around 34

on March 20, 2019 - 7:49am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 51 with partly sunny skies and tonight’s low around 34 with a 30 percent chance of scattered rain and snow showers after midnight. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. Courtesy/NWS

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