Letter To The Editor: Sierra Club Endorses Kristina Ortez To Fill Sen. Carlos Cisneros Unexpired Term
When New Mexico Sen. Carlos Cisneros died Sept. 17, White Rock lost a legislator who knew his district, was informed on the issues and expert on process, and stood with a strong voice for his constituents in his committees.
He was available to meet with us to discuss issues, was responsive to our concerns and feedback, and although sometimes he didn’t vote on a bill the way I’d hoped, he would tell us why he took the positions he did.
Now our Los Alamos County Councilors get to nominate a person to fill Cisneros’ unexpired term. They will meet with
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Alyssa Parker slides into the goal for a scoring attempt. Photo by Nate Limback
Kaya Krantz takes a shot on goal. Photo by Nate Limback
The Los Alamos High School Hilltoppers Varsity Girls Soccer Team kicked off the 4A State tournament against Roswell’s Goddard High School Rockets Saturday afternoon at Sullivan Field.
The Toppers were determined to make a statement before heading to Bernalillo next week, beating the Rockets 3-0.
Tara McDonald found the back of the net first to break the tie midway through the first half. Alyssa Parker and Kaitlyn McGrane also scored goals
Live Theater play reading is coming free at 12:45 p.m. Nov. 13 to the White Rock Senior Center (next to the cafeteria) and Nov. 25 to the Los Alamos Senior Center (downstairs).
See The Explaining Room, by Taos playwright Helen Rynaski, and learn what it’s like immediately after death.
This clever and amusing short play explores the unexpected connection between two recently departed women in a somewhat unanticipated arena.
Directed by Pat Beck and featuring Terry Beery and Holly Robinson (Nov. 13) and Kelly Dolesji (Nov. 25), the readings are part of an ongoing partnership among
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Los Alamos photographer Don Taylor takes a photograph of the Los Alamos High School Class of 2020 gathered Wednesday morning on Sullivan Field. The is the 10th consecutive year that Taylor has donated his time and talent to provide a special photograph to the senior class for their yearbook. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
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WILLIAM LLOYD SPURGEON Nov. 19, 1957 – Oct. 30, 2019
William (Bill) Lloyd Spurgeon age, 61, passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones on Wednesday, October 30, 2019.
He was born in Bartlesville, Oklahoma and moved to Albuquerque at the age of 3. He attended Bel Air Elementary School, McKinley Jr. High School, and Del Norte High School in Albuquerque.
He and his family moved to Los Alamos where he attended Los Alamos High School for his senior year.
Bill proudly served in the Navy from 1975 to 1980 where he began his journey as an electrical technician and engineer.
After the Navy, Bill
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Only a few more days left until the election!
I have had a great time walking around town and talking to people! I have learned so much about our town and the people in it. It has been a pleasure speaking with so many of you.
I have been invited into homes, sat with people, been given pears and other items. This is one kind and generous place.
I am still walking and knocking, but if I have not made it to your door, please feel free to let me know and I will stop by and introduce myself!
I can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or at
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Interfaith Los Alamos hosts its winter coat drive. Courtesy photo
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Interfaith Los Alamos has launched its winter coat drive to provide winter coats for refugees recently resettled in Albuquerque.
These refugees come from UN Refugee sites in Tanzania and Indonesia, sometimes after years spent in the camps. Coming from The Democratic Republic of Congo and Afghanistan, these families find even an Albuquerque winter daunting.
New coats and gift cards to buy coats will be delivered to Lutheran Family Services in Albuquerque, the sole remaining
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By Fr. Glenn Jones
If you read about (or have experienced) Armed Forces boot camp/basic training, you recognize that arrivals to that training are in that arrival simply breaking the shell, as it were, as “hatchlings” in the service. Basic training is an apt analogy for anyone beginning in a new field of study or profession … and certainly for the budding Christian. One isn’t a “good” soldier, sailor, airman or Marine right off the bat; to become proficient in any field takes time—even a lifetime. For example, one might call the child who completes his first arithmetic assignment a “mathematician
Sylvan Lake: Sylvan Lake is located in the northern part of the park. This lake features several rock formations in and around the lake and is very popular with water sport enthusiasts as well as picnicking, hiking, biking, and other outdoor activities. A lodge and campground are located nearby for overnight stays. Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com
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