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State Veterans Home To Hold 'Rapid Hire Event' To Fill Job Vacancies

on March 14, 2018 - 5:04pm
NMSV News:
TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES ― The New Mexico State Veterans Home in Truth or Consequences will hold a “Rapid Hire Event” 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 30 to fill immediate Nursing, Janitorial and Food Service job vacancies.
The New Mexico Department of Veterans Services (DVS) manages the facility, which is the state’s only residential home for veterans.
DVS managers and division supervisors will conduct interviews and are prepared to make job offers to qualified applicants who bring résumés, a valid New Mexico Driver’s License or Photo ID, a Social Security Card, and a High School

Film Office Announces 'Running With The Devil' To Begin Production In New Mexico

on March 14, 2018 - 5:03pm
NMFO News:
SANTA FE  New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis announced today that "Running with the Devil," will begin production in New Mexico.
"Running with the Devil is produced by Michael Mendelsohn/Patriot Pictures ("Cut Throat City," "Hangman," "Zeroville," "USS Indianapolis," "I Am Wrath," "Lord of War," "Air Force One," "The Matrix," and "Reservoir Dogs") and Jim Steele, with Mike Nilon, Etchie Stroh, and Natalie Perrotta as Executive Producers. Carlos Osorio and Juan Diego Villegas are Co-Producers. Juan Pablo Solano is a Co-Producer and Line Producer.

LAHS Shows Solidarity To Florida High School

on March 14, 2018 - 5:02pm

Students and staff, Los Alamos Public School administrators, community members and organizations such as the League of Women Voters participated in a school walkout this morning at Los Alamos High School. The walkout was to show solidarity to the shooting that left 17 people dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., and to voice support for ending violence in schools.

Luján Notes Los Alamos County Again Named Healthiest County In New Mexico According To New Rankings

on March 14, 2018 - 12:25pm

View of Central Avenue in downtown Los Alamos. Courtesy/Los Alamos Commerce & Development Corporation

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

Washington, D.C. – Los Alamos County ranks healthiest in New Mexico, according to the 2018 County Health Rankings, released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.

U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján

This is the eighth consecutive year that Los Alamos County has been cited as New Mexico’s healthiest county. The full list of rankings is available at

“Los Alamos

County Employees Request Investigation Of Councilor

on March 14, 2018 - 11:36am

Los Alamos Fire Marshal Jeff Wetteland, left, and Chief Building Official Michael Arellano review construction plans recently. The two men filed a request for an investigation of County Councilor James Chrobocinski Feb. 15 with County Human Resources Manager Denise Cassel. Photo by Maire O'Neill/



Los Alamos Daily Post

Two Los Alamos County employees have filed a request for an investigation into County Councilor James Chrobocinski alleging harassment and intimidation under Los Alamos Code Ordinance No.

Los Alamos Golf Course Expands Operating Hours

on March 14, 2018 - 11:02am


Spring is here and it’s time to get out and get active! The Los Alamos County Golf Course is expanding operating hours as the days get longer and weather continues to improve.

To schedule tee times, go to the County website:

For more information, call 505.662.8139. We hope to see you out on the course!

Los Alamos Police Blotter: March 8 To March 13, 2018

on March 14, 2018 - 10:52am

LAPD News:

The following information is provided by the Los Alamos Police Department. Neither arrests nor charges indicate a conviction, and neither means that a person is guilty of the charges against them.


March 8 at 11:59 a.m. / Police arrested Concha S. Herrera, 39, of Truchas at 2500 Trinity Dr., on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant.




March 8 at 5:04 p.m. / Police arrested Rachel Ann Weiss, 29, of White Rock at the Espanola Probation and Parole Office on an arrest order.




March 9 at 07:08 a.m.

Aspen Elementary School Spring Fling Carnival Friday

on March 14, 2018 - 10:51am
The community is invited to Aspen Elementary School's Annual Spring Fling Carnival, which is slated for 4:30-7:30 p.m., Friday.
​An exciting evening is planned, full of fun and food as well as the famous Spring Fling cake walk and silent auction.
​Items for the silent auction include: the chance to have DK & the Affordables play for your private party, a private wine tasting from Total WIne & More for you and your friends or someone to come and clean your house. There will be more than 100 items or certificates for you to bid on.
​Pyramid Cafe will have

Superintendent Accepts One-Year Contract Extension

on March 14, 2018 - 9:28am

Los Alamos Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Kurt Steinhaus accepts a one-year extension to his contract at Tuesday evening's regular school board meeting. Photo by Maire O'Neill/




Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Kurt Steinhaus accepted a contract extension of a year Tuesday evening during the school board’s regular meeting.

The extension grants Steinhaus the maximum allowed by law, which is three years and approved an increase in compensation at the same percentage given to other staff.

Udall Statement On Ouster Of Tillerson, Intent To Nominate Pompeo And Haspel

on March 14, 2018 - 9:22am
U.S. Sen. Tom Udall
WASHINGTON, D.C.  U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, issued the following statement on President Trump’s decision to fire Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and replace him with CIA Director Mike Pompeo and to replace Pompeo with Deputy CIA Director Gina Haspel.
“Chaos at the State Department and public squabbles with the president have eroded our standing abroad, and when it comes to relations with countries like North Korea, relations are on a razor’s edge.

British PM: ‘Highly Likely’ Russia Behind Poisoning

on March 14, 2018 - 9:19am

British Prime Minister Theresa May says it’s ‘highly likely’ Russia is behind nerve-agent attack on former Russian spy and his daughter. Image/video screenshot

Homeland Security News Wire News:

British Prime Minister Theresa May says evidence shows that it is “highly likely” that Russia is behind the nerve-agent attack on a former Russian spy and his daughter in the city of Salisbury despite Kremlin denials that Moscow was involved in the incident.

May said in a speech to parliament March 12 that either the Russian state was responsible for poisoning 66-year-old Sergei Skripal and his

Housing Needed For LANL Summer Students

on March 14, 2018 - 9:01am

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OSAC Releases Online Lexicon For Forensic Sciences

on March 14, 2018 - 8:58am
The forensic sciences encompass dozens of disciplines, each with its own history and vocabulary. As a result, a word might mean one thing to forensic anthropologists, for example, but something else to forensic document examiners. To help facilitate clear communication across the many disciplines, the Organization of Scientific Area Committees for Forensic Science (OSAC) has created a Lexicon of Forensic Science Terminology, which can be accessed from the OSAC website. Courtesy/OSAC

NM Delegation Urges Against Tariffs On Newsprint

on March 14, 2018 - 8:57am
New Mexico Congressional Delegation News:
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján, Steve Pearce and Michelle Lujan Grishamurged Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross not to approve additional tariffs on newsprint, which could devastate local papers across New Mexico. 
In January, the Commerce Department imposed import duties on Canadian groundwood paper, a kind of newsprint used by newspapers across the country, and are now considering additional tariffs.

Los Alamos Football Club U11 Girls Soccer Team Wins Spring Game

on March 14, 2018 - 8:56am

The Los Alamos Football Club U11 won their first game of the spring season. Courtesy photo


In a play-up match, the Los Alamos Football Club U11 girls competitive team, the LAFC Lasers 07, won their first game of the spring season Saturday, 3-1, defeating the Rio Rapids Northern SC Black Widows and moved up into the Duke City Soccer League Premiere Division.

Goals were scored by Margaret Steinkamp, Estella Remillieux and Tirryn Sutherland. Molly Castille had an outstanding performance as goalkeeper.


'Musica Mundo Espagnol' March 18

on March 14, 2018 - 8:54am

Boys Topper Tennis Perfect In March

on March 14, 2018 - 8:51am
LAHS Boys varsity tennis team continues to play at a high level this 2018 tennis season.
The boys spent the first weekend in March (2nd & 3rd) at the Belen Team Invitational competing against Belen H.S., Piedra Vista H.S., and Hope Christian.
The weekend was a great success with the Topper boys winning 30 out of 36 matches winning the 1st place team trophy. The boys’ varsity tennis program has 18 players that fill in to play numerous varsity events. Tennis team competition consists of 3 doubles and 6 singles with the need of 6 players at a minimum.

U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich Stands In Solidarity With Students Calling For Action On Gun Violence

on March 14, 2018 - 8:36am

U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich

From the Office of U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) issued the following statement this morning in support of students calling for action on gun violence:

“Like so many Americans, I have been deeply moved by the high school students and young people across the nation who have spoken out after losing classmates and friends to gun violence and are demanding that lawmakers take action to prevent future tragedies.

“It’s unacceptable that students and teachers are afraid to go to class each morning after the terrifying

AGU: Scientists Capture Sounds Of Volcanic Thunder

on March 14, 2018 - 8:20am
This satellite image shows Bogoslof volcano erupting on May 28, 2017. The eruption began about 18 minutes prior to this image and the cloud rose to an altitude greater than 12 kilometers (40,000 feet) above sea level. Courtesy/Dave Schneider / Alaska Volcano Observatory & U.S. Geological Survey
AGU News:
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Researchers report in a new study that they’ve documented rumblings of volcanic thunder for the first time, a feat considered nearly impossible by many volcanologists. 
Microphones set out to detect volcanic eruptions in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands recorded sounds

Weekly Fishing Report: March 14

on March 14, 2018 - 8:19am
Los Alamos Daily Post
Sports and Outdoors
Spring is just a week away. This very dry and warm winter will be history and was likely history-making in terms of how dry it has been and how meager the snowpack was. Because of the lack of moisture, it will be a good idea to water your outdoor plantings (trees and shrubs) and perennial flower beds.
If you suffer from allergies, you’re starting to sneeze because of the tree pollen from elm and juniper is starting to show up in the pollen counts.

Regional Coalition Of LANL Communities Meets Friday

on March 14, 2018 - 8:18am

LALT’s Inspector Pratt Visits Los Alamos Daily Post

on March 14, 2018 - 7:57am

Inspector Pratt (aka John Gustafson) pays a visit Tuesday afternoon to the Los Alamos Daily Post world headquarters in downtown Los Alamos to promote the upcoming production, ‘Secondary Cause of Death’ at Los Alamos Little Theater. The show opens at 7:30 p.m. Friday and continues at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through March 31 with a 2 p.m. matinee March 25. Tickets are $12 for students and seniors and $14 for general admission. For information, visit Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

2018 Pace Race Season Begins April 3

on March 14, 2018 - 7:57am
ACRR News:
The 45th season of the pace race series conducted by the Atomic City Road Runners Club begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 3 at the Canyon Rim Trailhead parking lot across from the Co-operative Market on East Road, N.M. 502.
The Club meets Tuesdays through early October at various locations throughout Los Alamos County.
For more information, call 505.672.1639 or visit the Club’s website

LAPS Foundation Board Member Observes Piñon Teachers Collaborating To Improve Student Outcomes

on March 14, 2018 - 7:43am
Members of the Piñon book group, from left, Whitney Holland, Marianne Wallin, Barbara Kress, Kati Steinberg, Karen Forsyth, Mandy Ferran and Jo Mazuranich. Not pictured is Andrea Weems. Courtesy photo
LAPS News:
Teachers collaborating together has been shown to improve student outcomes and teacher happiness.
The Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation helps facilitate this important work by providing book grants to LAPS teachers twice annually. One such grant was awarded recently to a group of teachers from Piñon Elementary.

Governor: Boards And Commissions Appointments

on March 14, 2018 - 7:15am
Gov. Susana Martinez
SANTA FE  Gov. Susana Martinez has announced appointments to the Behavioral Health Planning Council, Children’s Trust Fund Board of Trustees, Crime Victims Reparation Commission, Dona Ana County Commission, Manufactured Housing Committee and Museum Board of Regents.
Sandtina Melendrez of Tyrone has been appointed to the Behavioral Health Planning Council. She has worked as a grant writer, behavioral health specialist, and social worker.