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Still Time To Register For Classes At UNM-LA

on August 20, 2018 - 3:52pm

UNM-LA News:

The fall semester at UNM-Los Alamos (UNM-LA) starts today, but don't worry! While some classes are filled, seats are available in many courses.

UNM-LA, a branch campus for The University of New Mexico, has an open admissions policy. With an enrollment of more than 1,100 students, UNM-LA student profiles range from high school students and traditional degree-seeking young adults to working adults, veterans and life-long learners.

For students seeking a degree or training for a career, UNM-LA offers 20 Associate Degrees and 10 Certificates.

Dine Like A Black Bear At Nature Center Friday

on August 20, 2018 - 3:35pm

Bear Buffet menu inspired by a black bear’s diet features salmon catered by Pig + Fig, stuffed mushrooms, salads, a variety of desserts and much more, 6 p.m. Friday at the nature center. Courtesy/PEEC


PEEC News:


Enjoy a meal fit for a black bear Friday at the Los Alamos Nature Center.


The Land of Enchantment Wildlife Foundation and Pajarito Environmental Education Center are hosting the second annual bear buffet as a part of Bear Week. The dinner is 6-8 p.m. and tickets are $40 for PEEC members and $50 for non-members. Only a few tickets remain, so reserve a seat soon at

Strem And UbiQD Of Los Alamos Sign Distribution Agreement For Cadmium-Free Quantum Dots

on August 20, 2018 - 12:12pm

An example of UbiQD's innovative quantum dot (QD) technology. Courtesy/UbiQD, Inc.


NEWBURYPORT, Mass. – UbiQD, Inc., a nanotechnology company in Los Alamos, has signed an agreement with Strem Chemicals, Inc. to allow distribution of their innovative quantum dot (QD) technology.

Strem, a manufacturer and distributor of specialty chemicals for research and development, will now offer six new products in collaboration with UbiQD.

Voices Of Los Alamos Meets Aug. 27

on August 20, 2018 - 12:08pm
Jeannie Allen of will be the guest speaker at the Aug. 27 Voices of Los Alamos meeting. Courtesy photo
Jeannie Allen, of, which is a movement to end poverty, will be the speaker at the Voice of Los Alamos meeting 6:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Unitarian Church, 1738 N. Sage Loop.
How to end poverty is known; what remains is creation of the political will to do it. Results is a non-partisan movement of passionate, everyday people who use their voices to influence political decisions that will bring an end to poverty.
The Results

TLC Plumbing & Utility: Trenchless Sewer Line Replacement Work In White Rock Aug. 28-29

on August 20, 2018 - 11:32am


TLC Plumbing & Utility will be doing a trenchless sewer line replacement Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 28-29 at 558 Todd Loop S., in White Rock.

Residents encounter road closure in front of the 558 Todd Loop S., home during the length of the project. TLC will maintain access and allow emergency vehicles through as needed.

Motorists are asked to be extremely cautious and reduce speed in the area.

On The Job In Los Alamos: At Ruby K's

on August 20, 2018 - 6:01am

On the job in Los Alamos recently is Lena Sanchez keeping busy during the lunch hour at Ruby K's Bagel Cafe at Central Avenue and 20th Street. Sanchez has worked at Ruby K's for one year. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade Photo by Kirsten Laskey/