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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/

Arts In Public Places Advisory Board Meets Aug. 23

on August 20, 2018 - 5:48am
The Arts in Public Places Advisory Board meets at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23 in Room 110 at the Los Alamos County Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.
The public is invited to attend.
2. PUBLIC COMMENT This section of the agenda is reserved for comments from the public on items that are not otherwise included in this agenda.
A Minutes from the Arts in Public Places Board Meeting on July 26, 2018.
B Welcome to new APPB member - Father Theophan

A  Update on Artwork

Lodger's Tax Advisory Board Meets Aug. 21

on August 20, 2018 - 5:44am
The Lodger's Tax Advisory Board will meet at noon Tuesday, Aug. 21 in Room 110 at the Los Alamos County Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.
The meeting is open to the public.
A. Call to Order/Introductions
B. Approval of Today's Agenda
C. Review/Approval of Meeting Minutes 1. 11087-18 Minutes from the Lodgers' Tax Advisory Board Meeting on July 17, 2018
D. Board Updates
E. Public Comment for Items Not on the Agenda
A. Inter-Board-Commission Liaisons Update
1. Art in Public Places Advisory Board (Ryn Herrmann)

A Day Of Hiking For Buddhist Women Aug. 24

on August 20, 2018 - 5:34am

Community Development Advisory Board Meets Tonight

on August 20, 2018 - 5:30am

Daily Postcard: Strolling Toward Los Alamos Reservoir

on August 20, 2018 - 5:28am
Daily Postcard: Two sisters are out walking their dog recently to the Los Alamos Reservoir. Courtesy photo

Salon El Zaguán With Rick Hendricks Sept. 12

on August 19, 2018 - 9:10pm
John Gast, American Progress, 1872. Courtesy photo
Rick Hendricks
HSFF News:
Historic Santa Fe Foundation presents the September Salon El Zaguán monthly lecture series with Rick Hendricks on Mexican History in New Mexico.
The talk is scheduled for 1 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 12, in the sala of HSFF offices located at 545 Canyon Road, Suite 2, Santa Fe. There is no charge for admission for members and the non-members entry fee is $10. RSVP is required to 505.983.2567 or Membership information on our Join & Give page.
The US invasion, occupation, and

Robotics Night At Bradbury Science Museum Welcomes Back Sumo Bots 5-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24

on August 19, 2018 - 8:41pm

BSMA News:

Local robotics groups will demonstrate their robots to the public 5-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24 during Robotics Night at the Bradbury Science Museum, 1350 Central Ave.

This free event is brought to you by the Bradbury Science Museum Association (BSMA) and generously supported by New Mexico Bank & Trust. Visitors will have an opportunity to see the robots used by organizations such as Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos County Police Department and the University of New Mexico at Los Alamos.

Notice Of Possible Quorum For BPU

on August 19, 2018 - 6:18pm


Members of the Los Alamos County Board of Public Utilities may attend a citizens town hall forum to discuss the impact on the utilities biling system on citizens.

A quorum may be present but no action will be taken.

Santa Fe Community College Hosts Public Listening Sessions For Presidential Search Sept. 6-7

on August 19, 2018 - 6:35am
SFCC News:
SANTA FE – Santa Fe Community College’s Governing Board announces that it will begin the process of seeking a permanent president with a series of free listening sessions open to the public Sept. 6 and Sept. 7 in the SFCC Board Room 223 on campus at 6401 Richards Ave.
The public is invited to attend one of the following listening sessions:
  • Thursday, Sept. 6: noon to 1 p.m., 2-3 p.m. and 7-8 p.m.; and,
  • Friday, Sept. 7: 11 a.m. to noon and 1-2 p.m.
Governing Board member Martha Romero announced at SFCC’s recent Convocation welcome address to faculty and students that the

Tourism Department Unveils New Mexico True Thirty ... Interactive List Of 30 Must-See Attractions

on August 19, 2018 - 5:55am
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NMTD News:
SANTA FE — The New Mexico Tourism Department unveiled Friday the New Mexico True Thirty. The interactive list of 30 must-see attractions is targeted to New Mexico residents and includes notable state and national parks, manmade landmarks, off-the-beaten-path treasures and cultural sites.
As the fifth-largest state in the nation, it’s easy to live in New Mexico and never visit all of the can’t-miss attractions found within the state’s borders. New Mexicans can start their journey by taking the New Mexico True Thirty quiz at, checking off each

Daily Postcard: Feeding Time For Young Swallows

on August 19, 2018 - 5:51am

Daily Postcard: It is feeding time for these three young barn swallows sitting on a rain gutter Friday in White Rock as mom/dad flies up with food. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

August Kicks Off Art Celebration At Hilton Santa Fe Buffalo Thunder

on August 18, 2018 - 10:15pm
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SANTA FE Hilton Santa Fe Buffalo Thunder celebrates art year-round, but with beautiful weather and majestic sunsets, August marks the launch of an exclusive roster of resort events and activities that celebrate Santa Fe’s Native artists and deep-rooted culture.
From live painting classes and Pojoaque youth hoop dances to Poeh art showcases and a $2 million art collection, there’s no shortage of inspirational activities available to resort guests and locals.
Each Thursday in August and September, the spectacular Red Sage patio

County And Community Honor Pierotti’s Clowns

on August 18, 2018 - 6:04am

A crowd gathered Tuesday in the Los Alamos County Council Chambers to honor, congratulate and reminisce about the Pierotti's Clowns. The community turned out for the opening of the exhibit about the five-man softball team, which is featured in the lobby of the Municipal Building. The amateur softball team started in 1953 and played for 25 years. All the money they raised from games went to charities.

Upcoming Events At New Mexico Historic Sites

on August 18, 2018 - 5:50am
Front of Fort Stanton Hospital built in 1936. Courtesy photo
NMHS News:
SANTA FE New Mexico Historic Sites offer a place to experience history where it happened. The following events are planned at the sites during the remainder of 2018.
Dig Giusewa 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, through Oct. 6
Jemez Historic Site, 18160 N.M. 4, Jemez Springs
Explore the ruins of Giusewa Pueblo with archaeologists from New Mexico Historic Sites and Native American tribal members from Jemez Pueblo.

On The Job In Los Alamos: At Aspen Copies

on August 18, 2018 - 5:37am

On the Job in Los Alamos at Aspen Copies, from left, Eric Tavera, co-owner Dawn Cline and Josh Williams put together spiral notebook reports. Cline and her husband, James, standing in the far back, have owned Aspen Copies since 1996. Williams has worked at Aspen Copies at 1907 Central Ave., for two years and Tavera has worked at the business for several months. Photo by Mairen Hoch/

Science On Tap: Sensor Diagnosis Of Infectious Diseases – The Need For Speed Aug. 20

on August 18, 2018 - 5:26am
Jessica Kubicek-Sutherland
The next Science On Tap, “Sensor Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases: The Need for Speed” is 5:30-7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20 at UnQuarked - The Wine at 145 Central Park Square in Los Alamos.
Scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory, recognizing the global health threat from drug-resistant bacterial infections, have developed a rapid diagnostic tool that promises to revolutionize the way hospitals test for infection.
Join Jessica Kubicek-Sutherland, with the Lab’s Physical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy Group, for a discussion about

Explore Cub’s Life As Bear Week Kicks Off Aug. 21

on August 18, 2018 - 5:21am
PEEC News:
Learn about the life of black bear cubs at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Wildlife biologist Daryl Ratajczak will give this free presentation about the trials and tribulations of a young black bear’s life to kick off Bear Week at the nature center.
The Pajarito Environmental Education Center and the Land of Enchantment Wildlife Foundation are hosting a series of events throughout the week, culminating with Bear Festival Saturday, Aug. 25.
In this talk, called “A Cub’s Life,” Ratajczak will give an overview of a black bear

Chile Roasting In Full Swing At Smith’s Marketplace

on August 18, 2018 - 5:00am

Teddy Watrin watches Friday as two batches of chiles roast at Smith’s Marketplace. Photo by Maire O'Neill/