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Los Alamos Main Street And Metzger’s Hardware Are Featured In Independent We Stand Publication

Scene from ScienceFest at Ashley Pond Park. Courtesy photo

By Independent We Stand:

Los Alamos Main Street and Metzger’s Hardware are featured in the recent edition of Independent We Stand.

The small southwestern community of Los Alamos, New Mexico, is probably best known for the government lab. The lab brings people from distant cities like San Francisco and Washington, D.C. to town, but Metzger’s Hardware and Los Alamos Main Street work to give those New Mexico transplants — and longtime locals — a reason to stay.

“This town is a little different from others in that we’ve got a good many people


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U.S. Sen. Tom Udall To Visit UbiQD, Pebble Labs, New Mexico Consortium (NMC) Biological Laboratory Sept. 4

U.S. Sen. Tom Udall

From the Office of U.S. Sen. Tom Udall:

U.S. Sen. Tom Udall will visit Los Alamos to tour the facilities of Ubiquitous Quantum Dots (UbiQD), 10-10:45 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 4 at 134 Eastgate Dr. UbiQD is a successful tech transfer company at the forefront of LCD innovation.

 

Also Wednesday, the senator will tour another successful tech transfer company, Pebble Labs, and the New Mexico Consortium (NMC) Biological Laboratory noon to 12:45 p.m. at 100 Entrada Dr.


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Upcoming Los Alamos Chamber Of Commerce Events

Upcoming Chamber Events:

  • Chamber Business Breakfast:  7.30-9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, a conversation with U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján @ UNM-LA, Building 2, Room 230. Only PRE-REGISTERED members will be allowed.
  • Los Alamos Visiting Nurse Service, Inc. Ribbon Cutting: noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17 with ribbon cutting at 1 p.m. @ 109 Central Park Square
  • Coffee & Connections: 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, @ Fleur de Lys, 1460 Trinity Dr.

Chamber Member News

Vest Orthodontics Grand Reopening
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, all are welcome!! Bring a  friend,


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Harvest Time At Los Luceros Historic Site Sept. 28

A sunflower blooms in the Los Luceros orchard. Courtesy/NMDCA

 

NMDCA News:

 

SANTA FE – Fall is upon us and Los Luceros Historic Site’s harvest is just around the corner. 

 

The fifth annual Fall Harvest Festival at Los Luceros is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28. Participation is free and open to the public for the day.

 

Los Luceros Historic Site is at 253 County Road 41 in Alcalde.

 

Participate in a celebration of northern New Mexico culture this fall at Los Luceros Historic Site. This family friendly event will feature local food trucks as well as arts and crafts


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Governor Issues Statement On Passing Of former New Mexico Chief Justice Charles Daniels

From the Office of the Governor:

SANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham issued the following statement Sunday on the death of former New Mexico Chief Justice Charles Daniels:

“I am truly saddened by the loss of an undisputed leader in the New Mexico legal community. Justice Daniels was an honest and committed jurist, a man of stellar wit and devotion to fairness and equity.

“As chief justice, he led New Mexico’s highest court with clarity and conviction, leaving a legacy rivaled by few. Not only was he professionally talented, he was incredibly kind, with a warm personality that drew so many people


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Happy Labor Day 2019!

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LABOR DAY News:

The Los Alamos Daily Post news team wishes our readers a Happy Labor Day today, which is the 125th anniversary of Labor Day being celebrated as a national holiday.

On this day, the U.S. Department of Labor celebrates and honors the greatest worker in the world – the American worker.

Labor Day: What it Means

Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity,


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New Mexico Chief Justice Judith Nakamura On Passing Of Retired Supreme Court Justice Charles W. Daniels

Justice Charles W. Daniels

Supreme Court of New Mexico News:

Chief Justice Judith K. Nakamura issued the following statement today on behalf of the New Mexico Supreme Court:

Members of the New Mexico Supreme Court and the entire Judiciary are saddened to learn of the passing of our colleague, Justice Charles W. Daniels. Our state has lost a titan of the law. From humble roots as the son of sharecroppers, Justice Daniels grew into a towering figure as an attorney and jurist who for a half century tenaciously defended our constitutional rights and advanced equal justice under the law. His brilliant


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Local GOP Meets At UNM-Los Alamos Sept. 5

GOP News:
 
The Republican Party of Los Alamos announces this month’s meeting is Sept. 5 in Jeannette Wallace Hall, Building 5 at UNM-Los Alamos.
 
The community is invited to hear a County Council update, 6-6:30 p.m. by Los Alamos County Councilor Katrina Schmidt (DTS).
 
All registered Republicans are invited to stay, 6:40-7:30 p.m. for a Central Committee business meeting. A light supper will be served.
 
Direct questions to leadership@losalamosgop.com.

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John Blair Is Running For Congress In CD3

CD3 candidate John Blair

From the John Blair for CD3 Campaign:

Democrat John Blair of Santa Fe is running for Congress in the 3rd Congrssional District.

Blair is a native New Mexican and graduate of Santa Fe High School. After a career committed to serving the people of New Mexico, Blair and his husband Billy call Santa Fe their home.

He got his start in politics as a legislative correspondent for Sen. Jeff Bingaman. In other words, he opened the mail.

“When you start at the bottom, there’s nowhere to go but up,” he said, adding that from Sen. Bingaman, he learned that real leaders put their


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Memorial Tribute: Thomas Wilson Hornsby

THOMAS WILSON HORNSBY, III Feb. 3, 1983 – Sept. 5, 2017

In Memoriam

Two years have passed since you left us T.W. We miss you and think of you every day.

Our lives changed forever on September 5, 2017. No parent should ever have to bury their child.

We remember your beautiful eyes, your smile, your laugh, your voice, your hugs, and your smile that lit up a room.

As your children grow, we see more and more of you in them – they miss you so much.

We still feel your presence all around us. You made a positive difference in the lives of so many.

The fact you are no longer here will always cause us pain. You are deeply missed,


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Society of Catholic Scientists Invites Community To Inaugural Talk By Rev. Michael Demkovich Sept. 19

Fr. Michael Demkovich, O.P.

SCS News:

The newly forming Los Alamos / Northern New Mexico Chapter of the Society of Catholic Scientists (SCS) is pleased to invite the community to its inaugural talk, 6:45 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, in the Karen McLaughlin Parish Hall at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church.

The talk is sponsored jointly with the group of Dominican Laity in Los Alamos and includes, beginning at 6:15 p.m., a light dinner.

The guest speaker is the Very Rev. Michael Demkovich, O.P., who will deliver a talk on “Aquinas on Revelation: Do we really need theology?”

In addition, the


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Daily Postcard: Buck Lingers On Andanada Street

Daily Postcard: We had a pretty buck come by to eat our fallen apples this morning in our year on Andanada Street on Barranca Mesa. His antlers were still in velvet, but they are already quite impressive. Before leaving he paused for a glamor shoot amongst the pinyon trees. Photo by Ken Hanson

Photo by Ken Hanson

Photo by Ken Hanson

Photo by Ken Hanson


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Rotary Hosts Pizza And Peace Event At LAHS

Rotarian Bob Macek delivers the first round of pizzas for the Rotary Club’s Pizza and Peace initiative at LAHS. Photo by Linda Hull

During the Rotary Club’s recent Pizza and Peace activity at LAHS, Rotarian Alison Pannell, center right, speaks with a student interested in joining Interact, Rotary International’s high school service organization. Pannell is the local club’s Peace Committee chair and organized this back-to-school event. Photo by Linda Hull

Margo Batha, left, LAHS sponsor for Interact, and Tacarra Lake, education programs coordinator for the


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Topper Varsity Soccer Team Wins Season Opener

The Los Alamos Topper Girls Varsity Soccer team hosted the Socorro Warriors Wednesday afternoon at Sullivan Field for the first official game of the 2019 season. The Toppers came out fighting with a strong offense, securing the lead early in the game. A quick response by the Warriors tied the game 1-1. Persistent offense and strong defense led to an impressive 5-1 win. Here Jenna Harris moves the ball to open space to setup a pass downfield. Photo by Nate Limback

Aaliyah Walker fights her way in mid-field. Walker had one goal for the Toppers. Photo by Nate Limback

Tara McDonald fakes out the Warrior’s


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Explore Laura Marsh’s Quest For Missing Monkey

Join Laura Marsh at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3 at the Los Alamos Nature Center to hear about her Houseboat Amazon expedition seeking a particular species of saki monkey that had not been seen since the 1930s. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

Hear about Dr. Laura Marsh’s four-month expedition into the flooded depths of the Amazon rainforest 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3 at the Los Alamos Nature Center.

Dr. Marsh and her team were seeking a particular species of saki monkey that had not been seen since the 1930s on their quest. Learn about the trials and tribulations of this research excursion at this presentation,


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NPS: Fred Harvey’s Southwest Couriers Aug. 15

NPS News:
 
WATROUS Join VanAnn Moore, an accomplished performer and story teller, for a living history impression of an early 20th-century tour guide in the Southwest.
 
Her program, which is free, is 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15 at the CCHP/Santa Fe Trail Interpretive Center at 116 Bridge Street in Las Vegas, N.M.
 
The Detour Couriers, as they were known, were a new breed of courageous, intelligent and hard-working women who traveled west in the 1920s. Inheriting the tradition of the famous Harvey Girls, the Southwestern Detour Couriers worked with the Santa Fe Railroad and the

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