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UNM-LA Invites Younger Students To Campus

Students study forensic investigation during the 2018 Summer Program for Youth at UNM-LA. Photo by Nancy Coombs/UNM-LA

Students study robotics during the 2018 Summer Program for Youth at UNM-LA. Photo by Nancy Coombs/UNM-LA

UNM-LA News:

The UNM-Los Alamos (UNM-LA) Community Education annual Summer Program for Youth (SPY) will take place on the UNM-LA campus July 15 – 26, 2019.

SPY, formerly known as Children’s College, offers week-long camps providing hands-on activities in thematically oriented classes with an emphasis on Science, Math, Art and Technology for students in grades


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On The Job In Los Alamos: Dr. Robert McClees

On the job in Los Alamos Friday afternoon is Dr. Robert McClees, owner of Trinity Urgent Care at 1460 Trinity Dr. Suites A & B. Dr. McClees opened Trinity Urgent Care Nov. 30, 2015. He also volunteers as medical director of the Pajarito Mountain Ski Patrol. Trinity Urgent Care is open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week and provides up-to-date expert evaluation and treatment covering a wide range of minor emergencies, illnesses and injuries. Call 505.412.6033 or visit www.trinityurgentcare.net. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Carol A. Clark/adailypost.com


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NMEDD, Funding Agencies Call On Communities To Submit Economic Development Project Proposals

NMEDD News:
 
The New Mexico Economic Development Department will host the next FUNDIT meeting June 25 to help local leaders identify potential economic development projects.
 
New Mexico FUNDIT, is a streamlined approach to help communities identify funding opportunities in one centralized location by bringing local, state and federal agencies together to analyze and compare proposals for capital projects. The state is calling on communities to submit project proposals by June 17, for review during its upcoming meeting.
 
New Mexico FUNDIT is an informal group of agencies

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New Mexico Unemployment Insurance Operations Center Closed Monday In Observance Of Memorial Day

STATE News:

  • Unemployment Insurance Tax & Claims Online System Available

ALBUQUERQUE – All New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions’ offices, including the Unemployment Insurance Operations Center, will be closed Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day.

The department urges claimants to plan accordingly.

The Unemployment Insurance Tax & Claims System (www.jobs.state.nm.us) is available online 4 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Friday. Customer Service Agents in the Unemployment Insurance Operations Center will be available when normal business hours resume at 8 a.m. Tuesday,


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RSF Urges China To Release Journalist Reporting On Political Prisoners

Chinese citizen-journalist Ma Xiao arrested for ‘picking quarrels and stirring up trouble’ in China. Courtesy/RSF
 
RSF News:
 
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for the release of Ma Xiao, a Chinese citizen-journalist who published a series of political prisoners’ interviews and has been detained for a month.
 
Beijing-based citizen-journalist Xie Qiang, known under the pen name of Ma Xiao, was arrested on April 27 for “picking quarrels and stirring up trouble,” a deliberately vague charge used by the Chinese regime to silence critics. Ma is a contributor to US-based

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LAHS Student Lillian Petersen Wins Intel ISEF Award

USAID News:
 
The U.S. Agency for International Development has presented the 2019 Science for Development Award to Lillian Petersen of Los Alamos, at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) in Phoenix, Ariz.
 
Petersen won second place ($3,000 prize) in USAID’s Digital For Development Category for her project, Novel Computational Tool to Inform Cost-Effective Nutrition Interventions in Sub-Saharan Africa project. She is a past USAID Science for Development Award recipient.
 
This year Petersen teamed up with another high school student,

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Los Alamos Early College And Career Academy Receives ECHS Designation Certificate From PED

Louise Williams, of PED’s College and Career Readiness Bureau, presents Coordinator Brent Collom with LAECCA’s Early College High School certification. Courtesy/LAPS
 
Mentors met with students in the LAECCA program to offer support and networking opportunities. Courtesy/LAPS
 
LAPS News:
 
The Los Alamos Early College and Career Academy (LAECCA) recently received its official Early College High School certification from the College and Career Readiness Bureau of New Mexico’s Public Education Department.
 
This certification is the culmination of

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State Supreme Court Affirms Conviction Of Albuquerque Man For Fatal Shooting In Dispute Over $30 Drug Debt

NMSC News:
 
SANTA FE The state Supreme Court has upheld the second-degree murder conviction of an Albuquerque man for a fatal shooting in a dispute over a $30 drug debt, but threw out a first-degree felony murder conviction for the same killing.
 
Jason Comitz was sentenced to life in prison plus an additional 15 years for the murder and other crimes during the Feb. 1, 2015 shooting at the home of Paul Randy Rael. Rael died, and his son and stepson were wounded. Rael’s wife and a son’s 10-year-daughter were inside the home but unharmed.
 
In its unanimous ruling, the Court also affirmed

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LAAC Brown Bag Features Cellist Joy Charles And Pianist Aaron Anderson At Fuller Lodge June 5

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LAAC News:

Joy Charles, cellist, and Aaron Anderson, pianist, will collaborate on the upcoming free Brown Bag noon to 1 p.m., June 5 at Fuller Lodge.

Charles, an accomplished musician and cello instructor, will join forces with Aaron Anderson, phenomenal pianist and composer, to bring jazzy mash-ups and pop folk fusion sure to delight and entertain!

Charles and Anderson are long-time residents of Los Alamos and have performed in various local and state-wide venues. Charles studied cello performance in California and Indiana University. Anderson is co-owner of Los Alamos


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