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November Events At National Hispanic Cultural Center Celebrate Music, Dance And Poetry

on November 2, 2019 - 7:27am
The American Flamenco Repertory 20th Anniversary. Courtesy photo
 
Música Del Corazón; Photo is Saliendo by Frank McCulloch on loan from Ellen Robb.
 
NHCC News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE The National Hispanic Cultural Center is hosting a number cultural events in the month of November celebrating music, dance, rhythm and poetry. 
 
The events include: Yjastros: A Nuestro Aire, A Celebration of 20 Years; Música del Corazón; the film; ¡COLORES! The Musical Adventures of John Donald Robb in New Mexico; and There Must be Other Names for the River concerts.
 
Yjastros: A Nuestro Aire, A Celebration of 20

NWS: Today’s High Near 53; Tonight’s Low Around 29

on November 2, 2019 - 7:18am

The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 53 with sunny skies and tonight’s low around 29. Courtesy/NWS

SFNF Fuelwood Permit Sales At Pueblo Of Jemez Welcome Center Saturdays Only In November

on November 1, 2019 - 8:50pm
SFNF News:
 
SANTA FE Sales of Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) fuelwood permits and other Forest Service products at the Pueblo of Jemez Welcome Center, also known as the Walatowa Visitor Center, will be limited to Saturdays only for the month of November.
 
Normally, the Pueblo of Jemez Welcome Center, located at 7413 N.M. 4 on Jemez Pueblo, has a Forest Service employee onsite Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays seasonally to sell permits and provide visitors with information about the forest.

Richard Nebel: Impeachment...

on November 1, 2019 - 5:09pm
By RICHARD NEBEL
Los Alamos

“In a lonely grave, forgotten and unknown, lies ‘the man who saved a president,’ and as a result may well have preserved for ourselves and our posterity constitutional government in the United States…”. These words were written in 1956 by Senator John F. Kennedy in his Pulitzer Prize winning book “Profiles in  Courage”. That forgotten man is Edmund G. Ross and that lonely grave is in the Fairview Cemetery in Albuquerque, New Mexico. 

Edmund Ross was an abolitionist and a Senator from Kansas.

Wright Brothers Institute, Partners Kick Off Second Round Of T3 Transition Accelerator

on November 1, 2019 - 4:11pm
WBI News:
 
Wright Brothers Institute (WBI), along with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Purdue Foundry, The Entrepreneurs Center (TEC), and the Air Force Small Business Office (SBIR/STTR) are seeking applications for the second cohort of the T3 Transition Accelerator.
 
Accepted small businesses will experience 10-weeks of intensive curriculum, preparing their products for military and commercial markets with the goal of making innovative technologies easier to integrate into the Air Force.
 
Unlike traditional accelerators, the T3 Transition Accelerator takes no equity stake

SFCC Receives $3 Million Five-Year Grant

on November 1, 2019 - 3:59pm
SFCC News:
 
SANTA FE Santa Fe Community College announces that it is one of 43 institutions across the country to receive a $3 million five-year, U.S. Department of Education Title V Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program (DHSI) grant.
 
SFCC’s Title V DHSI Project, Minority Academic Pathways to Success (MAPS), seeks to build systemic institutional capacity to implement the Guided Pathways model – a transformational approach that removes barriers Hispanic and low-income students face in achieving post-secondary success.
 
Project objectives include the establishment of meta-majors,

Sen. Heinrich Taps Rebecca Avitia For Chief Of Staff

on November 1, 2019 - 9:51am

Rebecca L. Avitia

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

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) announced this morning that Rebecca L. Avitia will serve as his chief of staff in Washington, D.C.

Avitia is a native New Mexican and will be one of three Latino chiefs of staff serving in the Senate. She is transitioning next week from her role as Heinrich’s state director.

Before joining Heinrich’s state leadership team, Avitia served as the executive director of the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque.

“Throughout her career, Rebecca has been a strong

New Mexico Commits To Outdoor Recreation Principles

on November 1, 2019 - 9:35am
Director of Outdoor Recreation Axie Navas (bottom row at right), joins with representatives from four other states Oct. 24 to be the latest signatories of the Confluence Accords. Courtesy/NMED
 
Courtesy/NMED
 
NMED News:
 
SANTA FE Outdoor recreation leaders from Maine, Michigan, Nevada, New Mexico, and Virginia committed to advance the principles contained in the Outdoor Recreation Industry Confluence Accords, on behalf of their governors, at a signing ceremony yesterday. That brings the total number of states to an historic 13.
 
The signing took place in St.

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