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The Damn Band Performs At Summer Concert Friday

on July 17, 2019 - 5:53am
The Damn Band. Courtesy photo
 
SUMMER CONCERT News:
 
The 2019 Los Alamos Secret City Summer Concert Series welcomes The Damn Band for its debut performance Friday night in Los Alamos.
 
With a huge dose of R&B, Rock, Blues, Reggae, Latin and Pop as its driving force, The Damn Band is known as "The Party Band of the Southwest!”
 
The Damn Band has been rocking northern New Mexico for over a decade and has a musical background as diverse as the area they reside in.

Luján Calls On Nexstar And AT&T/DirecTV To End Blackout Of News Programs In New Mexico

on July 15, 2019 - 6:24pm

Congressional Delegation News:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. House Assistant Speake Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) and Representatives Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.) called on Nexstar and AT&T/DirecTV to restore access to critical news programs in New Mexico as the two companies continue negotiations.

In the letter to Nexstar Chief Executive Officer Perry Sook and AT&T/DirecTV Chief Executive Officer Randall Stephenson, Luján, Haaland and Torres Small criticized that ongoing negotiations have put their constituents at risk because of a loss of access to KRQE and Fox New

LANL Director Thom Mason Shares Plans For Working With Local Communities During RCLC Board Meeting

on July 15, 2019 - 9:25am
LANL Director Thom Mason briefs board members Friday during the Regional Coalition of LANL Communities meeting in Council Chambers at Española City Hall. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
Los Alamos County Councilor and RCLC liaison David Izraelevitz, right, speaks with LANL Director Thom Mason, left, as RCLC Executive Director Eric Vasquez, second from left, and Santa Fe City Councilor Peter Ives listen. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

ESPAÑOLA “It’s a scary world out there,” Los Alamos National

AFRL & Catalyst Space Accelerator Announce Applications Open For New Space-Based ISR Cohort

on July 14, 2019 - 7:32am
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Courtesy/CSA
 
CSA News:
 
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. Catalyst Space Accelerator is excited to announce the opening of applications for the next cohort, the Space-Based ISR Cohort #CAISR, set for Sept. 9 through Nov. 22.
 
The deadline for applications for entry is Aug. 7. Applications may be found here.
 
The problem set for this cohort, by the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) Space Vehicles Directorate, was born during the August 1960 Discoverer 14 delivery of the first space-based reconnaissance imagery on photographic film. 
 
Since that day, intelligence,

On The Job In Los Alamos: Canopies For ScienceFest

on July 12, 2019 - 4:06pm

On the job in Los Alamos are crews setting up canopy boothes Thursday evening at Ashley Pond Park in preparation for 2019 Los Alamos ScienceFest activities. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com 

Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

LANL Hosts Community Conversation On Needs Of Area Nonprofits And How To Meet Them

on July 12, 2019 - 10:04am
Los Alamos National Laboratory  hosted a Community Conversation Thursday morning at UNM-Los Alamos. The Conversation focused on the challenges facing nonprofit staff and board members in the search for organizational excellence. The morning began with a panel presentation. Panel members from left, LANL Director Thom Mason, Barrios Unidos Executive Director Lupe Salazar, Pajarito Environmental Education Center Executive Director Katie Bruell, Mesa to Mesa Executive Director Inez Leibman and N3B-Los Alamos Regulatory and Stakeholder Interface Program Manager Frazer Lockhart.

James Mountain Takes Helm At Valley Daily Post

on July 12, 2019 - 9:10am

From left, Valley Daily Post (VDP) Co-founder/Publisher Carol A. Clark, new Operating Manager/Majority Owner James Mountain and Co-founder Eric Vasquez signing documents Wednesday that transfer majority ownership of the VDP to Mountain. Clark and Vazquez launched the VDP in March 2015. Clark, Vasquez and James Chrobocinski will maintain minority shares in the VDP newspaper. Clark remains sole owner of the Los Alamos Daily Post newspaper at 1247 Central Ave. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post

It's official ... with a stroke of

Pebble Labs In Los Alamos Receives $4 Million Grant From State; Announces Scientific Breakthroughs

on July 11, 2019 - 3:52pm

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham told the crowd gathered for a press conference Tuesday at Pebble Labs in Los Alamos that she is proud to be supporting homegrown businesses like Pebble Labs that are driving innovation and cutting-edge scientific research right here in New Mexico. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Economic Development Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announcing that the state is pledging $4 million in LEDA funds to help expand Pebble Labs. Seated from left, Pebble Labs CEO Michael Harrison, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and Los Alamos County Manager Harry Burgess.

Korean Company In Los Alamos Offers Products Combining Ancient Wisdom With High Tech Know-How

on July 11, 2019 - 10:13am

Lien Cui-Pruett shows off Atomy products at Chamberfest June 8 on Central Avenue. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

bjgordon@ladailypost.com

“Just look at my skin!” Lian Cui-Pruett of Los Alamos said happily. “Two years ago I was using really expensive top-of-the line skin products and they were not helping. I was talking to a Korean friend and she told me about a Korean company called Atomy that sold herb-based products that combined Chinese medicine with scientific methods.”

Cui-Pruett tried the skin care line and was delighted with the

New Mexico Angels 5th Annual DisrupTECH Today!

on July 11, 2019 - 10:07am

New Mexico Environment Department Holds Public Meetings Ahead Of Hemp Rulemaking Process

on July 11, 2019 - 9:53am

NMED News:

...Environment Department’s emergency rule will take effect Aug. 1

SANTA FE — The New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) will host a series of informational meetings for those interested in transporting, processing and manufacturing products from hemp.  

The meetings are being held ahead of an emergency rule that will go into effect Aug. 1, the same day the Hemp Manufacturing Act passed by the legislature earlier this year goes into effect. In the meantime, NMED will start the process toward putting a permanent rule in place.

LANL Subcontractor Forum At Buffalo Thunder Aug. 8

on July 11, 2019 - 7:28am

Chamber Breakfast Features Laboratory Staff Director

on July 10, 2019 - 6:27pm

ScienceFest Activities Through Sunday July 14

on July 10, 2019 - 5:14pm

A chemistry experiment from the American Chemical Society was on display Tuesday at the ScienceFest Kickoff Party at Ashley Pond Park. Courtesy/Los Alamos Creative District

Stilt walkers and hoolahoopers get active Tuesday at the ScienceFest Kickoff Party at Ashley Pond Park. Courtesy/Los Alamos Creative District

A couple takes a selfie with the fractal hot air balloon, Infinitude, from The Fractal Foundation provided Tuesday as part of the ScienceFest Kickoff Party at the pond. Courtesy/Los Alamos Creative District

 

Los Alamos Creative District News:

Tuesday’s ScienceFest Kickoff

This Week At Los Alamos Farmers Market

on July 10, 2019 - 9:20am
Courtesy/LAFM
 
Courtesy/LAFM
 
LAFM News:
 
What’s at Thursday's Farmers Market:
 
Apricots- Plums- Peaches- Cherries-Apples Pork-Lamb-Beef-Yak Lavender Body Products- Vegan Body Products- Goat Milk Soaps Apple Cider- Snow Cones- Dried Apple -Apple wood Squash- Onions- Garlic- Beets- Turnips- Radishes- Peas- Green Beans Squash Blossoms- Beans- Bolitos Beans- Black Beans- Quiche- Tea Breads- Cookies- Cake- Scones- Tarts- Buns Burritos- Tacos- Sharpening Service- Kettle corn Worm castings, Compost- Plants- Weavings-Eggs- Honey, Honey sticks- salad Mixes- Romain Lettuce- Tomatoes-

Sciencefest Science On Tap At projectY: Dr. Hunter McDaniel On Feeding The Future With Quantum Dots

on July 9, 2019 - 8:35pm
Courtesy/LACD
 
Dr. Hunter McDaniel
 
LACD News:
 
Join the Bradbury Science Museum and the Los Alamos Creative District for a special ScienceFest edition of Science On Tap.
 
This event 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 11 at projectY cowork and will feature a conversation with Dr. Hunter McDaniel, founder and CEO of UbiQD.
 
“Our story is about leveraging nanotechnology for sustainability, licensed out of world-class research institutions like Los Alamos National Lab and M.I.T. targeting big, fast growing market opportunities,” McDaniel said.

Patagonia Founder, CEO To Receive Prestigious ELI 2019 Environmental Achievement Award

on July 9, 2019 - 7:48am
ENVIRONMENTAL News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) is pleased to announce that it will present its 2019 Environmental Achievement Award to Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia, and Rose Marcario, Patagonia’s president and CEO, in recognition of their visionary leadership and outstanding environmental stewardship at Patagonia.
 
ELI will present the 2019 Environmental Achievement Award Tuesday, Oct. 22, in Washington, D.C. As this is its 50th anniversary year, ELI will also present a Founders Award to the people who helped create ELI 50 years ago, as well as an

Lt. Gov. Howie Morales, NM Partnership Team With Coach Jackson To Sell Land Of Enchantment To World

on July 7, 2019 - 8:05am
From left, Lt. Gov. Howie Morales, Coach Greg Jackson and Tim Nitti teaming up to promote New Mexico tourism, businesses, brands and products Courtesy photo
 
STATE News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE Lt. Gov. Howie Morales, the New Mexico Partnership, and Coach Greg Jackson’s New Mexico Experience are teaming up to promote New Mexico tourism, businesses, brands, and products at MMA events worldwide.
 
The New Mexico Experience was launched in early 2019 by Coach Greg Jackson, co-owner of the JacksonWink Academy in Albuquerque.

Anchorum St. Vincent Announces Inaugural Impact Grant Award Nonprofit Recipients

on July 7, 2019 - 7:57am
Anchorum St. Vincent News:
 
SANTA FE — Santa Fe-based Anchorum St. Vincent announces the nonprofit recipients of its inaugural Impact Grant Awards for 2019.
 
Anchorum St. Vincent serves as a nonprofit community health impact organization providing financial and strategic support to CHRISTUS St. Vincent Regional Medical Center and is dedicated to improving the health and well-being for the people of Santa Fe and northern New Mexico.
 
With the support and leadership from its Board of Directors, Anchorum introduced its inaugural competitive Impact Grant process in January this year and

Tourism Implementation Task Force Meets Wednesday

on July 7, 2019 - 7:48am

COUNTY News:

Los Alamos County Tourism Implementation Task Force meets at noon Wednesday, July 10 in Room 330 at the Municipal Building, 1000 Central Ave.

The meeting is open to the public.

Agenda:

I. Call to Order

II. Review of Council June Work Session (6/18/19) focused on Tourism and Economic Development

III. FY2020 Tourism Projects

IV. Public Comment

V. Next Meeting Scheduled: Aug. 7, 2019 at Noon; Room 330

VI. Adjourn Meeting

SBA: Eight Federal Agencies Receive A+ Rating

on July 7, 2019 - 7:32am
SBA News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE The U.S. Small Business Administration has announced that the federal government exceeded its small business federal contracting goal for the sixth consecutive year, awarding 25.05 percent in federal contract dollars to small businesses totaling $120.8 billion, an increase from the previous fiscal year of nearly $15 billion.
 
The Fiscal Year 2018 Small Business Federal Procurement Scorecard marks the first time more than $120 billion in prime contracts has been awarded to small businesses.

On The Job In Los Alamos: At Morning Glory Bakery

on July 6, 2019 - 12:41pm

On the Job in Los Alamos is new Manager Brent Hudson taking orders Wednesday at Morning Glory Bakery at 1377 Diamond Dr. Along with a wide variety of bakery goods, Morning Glory Bakery also offers breakfast and lunch selections such as huevos rancheros, breakfast burritos, burgers and more. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

Leadership Los Alamos Now Accepting Applications For 2019-2020 Class

on July 5, 2019 - 8:23am

Members of the 2018-19 class of Leadership Los Alamos gathered in Council Chambers at the Los Alamos County Municipal Building during the local government session. Photo by Martha Katko

Scene from the environment session of 2018-19 class of Leadership Los Alamos. Photo by Martha Katko

Leadership Los Alamos News:

Leadership Los Alamos is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 class.

Leadership Los Alamos was founded in 2003 to identify current and emerging leaders in the Los Alamos area, enhance their leadership skills, and deepen their knowledge of the challenges and opportunities

LANL MSC Accepting Proposals For 2019 Economic Development Grants: Deadline 5 p.m. July 18

on July 5, 2019 - 7:41am

NMF News:
Los Alamos National Labortary Major Subcontractors Consortium (LANL MSC), in partnership with New Mexico Foundation and Triad National Security, LLC, is now accepting proposals for its 2019 Economic Development Grants.
 
The grant application deadline is 5 p.m., July 18, 2019.
 
Created in 2006, LANL MSC is a collaboration of LANL major subcontractors that pool resources to support projects that strengthen the economy within their communities. Projects can include those that strengthen local product development, create jobs and increase sales for local businesses.
 

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