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NNMC Registration Opens For Summer And Fall 2018

on April 16, 2018 - 3:53pm
NHCC News:
Registration for the Summer and Fall semester at Northern New Mexico College opens at 8 a.m. Monday, April 16.
This registration period is open to everyone. Summer classes begin Monday, June 4, while Fall classes begin Monday, Aug. 20.
New students can complete an application form online at or visit the admissions office on the Española campus. Early registration allows students enough time to discuss an academic plan with College advisors and secure their place in the classes of their choice.
Returning students should register by May 11 for a

Michael Blackwell Named To Barron's 'Top 1200 Financial Advisors'

on April 16, 2018 - 3:52pm
ALBUQUERQUE  Morgan Stanley announced Friday that Michael Blackwell, an executive director, financial advisor in the firm’s Albuquerque Wealth Management office, has been named to Barron’s list of “America’s Top 1,200 Advisors: 2018 State-by- State.”
The “Barron’s Top 1,200 Advisors” is a select group of individuals who are screened on a number of criteria. Among factors the survey takes into consideration are assets under management, revenue produced for the Firm and quality of service provided to clients.

Blackwell was ranked 2 in New Mexico.

“I am extremely

Scientists Discover New Ocean Current Off Madagascar

on April 16, 2018 - 3:42pm
A vessel returns to the traditional fishing village Lavanono, inshore of the upwelling zone at the southern end of Madagascar, in a region where the newly discovered coastal current could play a key role for the local fisheries. Courtesy/Mathieu Rouault
AGU News:
While investigating coastal upwelling that nourishes marine wildlife and fisheries off the coast of Madagascar, Ramanantsoa et al. identified a previously unrecognized current.
The Southwest Madagascar Coastal Current (SMACC) is a rare example of a subtropical surface current flowing in a poleward direction off the

Pearce Joins Panel Discussion On The Benefits Of Tax Reform For New Mexico

on April 16, 2018 - 9:37am
U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce
Fron the Office of U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce:
WASHINGTON, D.C.  U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce will attend the LIBRE Initiative’s panel discussion Saturday to discuss the benefits of tax reform in New Mexico and across the nation.
“Families and businesses in New Mexico are really starting to see the benefits of tax reform since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was passed and signed into law. To date, more than 4 million Americans have already received a tax cut bonus or a pay raise.

U.S. Senatorial Candidate Mick Rich Visits Los Alamos Daily Post

on April 16, 2018 - 8:51am

U.S. Senatorial candidate Mick Rich stopped by the Los Alamos Daily Post Thursday afternoon to visit with the news team including reporter Kirsten Laskey prior to his participation in the local GOP Meet & Greet event at UNM-LA. Photo by Carol A. Clark/


Los Alamos Daily Post

U.S. Senatorial Candidate Mick Rich stopped by the Los Alamos Daily Post Thursday afternoon to visit with the news team prior to his participation in the local GOP Meet & Greet event at UNM-LA.

Rich is a general contractor from Albuquerque and in February he

DEA Acting Administrator Robert W. Patterson Delivers Remarks At International Drug Enforcement Conference

on April 16, 2018 - 7:53am
DEA Acting Administrator Robert W. Patterson
DEA News:
ROTTERDAM, HOLLAND  The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the National Police of the Netherlands Wednesday kicked off the 35th International Drug Enforcement Conference (IDEC XXXV) in Rotterdam, Netherlands. IDEC was established in 1983 to bring together top-level global strategic and tactical drug law enforcement officials and judicial authorities.
Since its inception, IDEC has grown into a worldwide forum with participants from more than 130 countries and has proven a successful formula due to the exchange of

Los Alamos National Laboratory Director Terry Wallace Speaks To Community Leaders At Quarterly Breakfast

on April 15, 2018 - 10:19am

Los Alamos National Laboratory Director Dr. Terry Wallace, center, chats with Santa Fe Mayor Alan Webber and Santa Fe Community College President Dr. Cecilia Cervantes at the quarterly LANL Community Leaders Breakfast Thursday at Santa Fe Community College in Santa Fe. Photo by Maire O'Neill/
Los Alamos Daily Post

“I’m extremely both proud and humbled to be the director of Los Alamos National Laboratory.