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ALBUQUERQUE—New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver on Tuesday announced late this afternoon that she is ending her campaign for U.S. Senate.
She released the following statement:
“I’m a fighter. I’ve fought to protect New Mexico’s elections system from foreign interference; I’ve taken on corruption in state government; and I’ve twice stood up to President Trump when he demanded New Mexicans’ personal voter information. I’m not afraid of a tough fight.
“That’s why I decided to run for the U.S.
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TINA MARIE SHALEK Oct. 18, 2019
Tina Marie Shalek, 59 of Los Alamos passed away on October 18, 2019.
She was born in Hinsdale, Illinois to Rosemarie and Peter Shalek. Tina graduated from Los Alamos High School in 1981. She moved into the Peach Street Group Home in 1984, a place that became a second home and family throughout her life.
Tina was involved in her community through the Special Olympics, the local ARC, the local animal shelter, Las Cumbres Community Services and the United Church of Los Alamos. She loved to ride the trolley and go out to eat. She worked at the Los Alamos Monitor and Sonic for
ROSEMARIE CASTELLI SHALEK Aug. 31, 2019
Rosemarie Castelli Shalek, 92 of Los Alamos passed away on August 31, 2019.
She was born in Mark, Illinois to Virgil and Enis Castelli, immigrants from Italy. Rosie graduated from Illinois State University with a master’s in counseling and received a bachelor’s degree in teaching. She worked as a guidance counselor in Lyons Township, Illinois and taught Business Education for many years and then Home Economics at Cumbres Jr. High School when they moved to Los Alamos.
Rosie was married to Peter Dean Shalek in 1957 and they were devoted to each other for 61
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DARRYL B. SMITH Oct. 25, 2019
Darryl B. Smith, 83, a resident of Los Alamos since 1958, died Friday, October 25, 2019, after a short illness.
He is survived by his wife, Mary; a son, Brian and wife Sarah, of Portland, Oregon; a daughter Allyson of Albuquerque, New Mexico; and a sister, Catherine Scheel and husband Len, of White Rock, New Mexico.
Smith was born in Ryan, Iowa, and grew up in Decatur, Illinois. He received a Ph.D. from the University of New Mexico and worked as a physicist at Los Alamos National Laboratory for 37 years. For 29 of those years, he participated in nuclear materials safeguards
Dr. Seva SSS Khalsa, DOM, L.Ac. and his wife Seva-Simran-Siri Kaur stopped by the Los Alamos Daily Post this afternoon to announce that Khalsa Acupuncture is reopening Friday at Gateway Medical Care, 118 Central Park Square in downtown Los Alamos. Dr. Khalsa specializes in relieving pain and restoring movement by ‘treating the whole person’. Khalsa Acupuncture will be open Tuesdays and Fridays. For information, call 505.747.7944 or 310.738.0588 (phone and text) or email SSSS77@windstream.net or KhalsaAcu@gmail.com. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
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This Halloween, Los Alamos High School students are Trick or Treating for a cause!
We need help from our local community to make it a success. Instead of asking for candy, many Toppers will be asking for canned and non-perishable goods that will be donated to LA Cares. Participating high schoolers will simply ask for donations.
If your family would like to participate but will be out trick-or-treating with family or friends, please leave your donations by the front door with a note attached.
Toppers are excited to kick-off November as our Month of Giving by helping
The Bradbury Science Museum (BSM) is partnering with the Bradbury Science Museum Association (BSMA) to recruit volunteers for its 2020 STEM Education Docent program.
People with a passion for science or education, who enjoy working with school-aged children and adolescents and can pass a background check, may find the docent program a great fit.
Come to an information session at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 14 at the Bradbury Science Museum, 1350 Main St. in Los Alamos.
Docents will get training to work with students in grades 4-12, learn science content and facilitation techniques
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- DNCU is honored to share breast cancer survivor stories with its communities
SANTA FE — Del Norte Credit Union (DNCU) reached out to its communities for inspirational accounts from Breast Cancer Survivors willing to share their stories and help spread awareness for the month of October.
DNCU said it is humbled to share “Melanie’s” journey, as she stands strong with the honest truth about the reality of battling and overcoming this disease:
Melanie, 53 years old, has been Breast Cancer free for 14 years.
Her journey began back in 2005. Due to her higher risk factors that included
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Kyrina Deschamp, 14, of Los Alamos, left, here with Cole Mcghahey racing out of Fort Worth Texas, wins USABMX National Title over the weekend in Houston, Texas. Courtesy photo
Kyrina Deschamp at USABMX Nationals in Houston, Texas. Courtesy photo
Kyrina Deschamp, 14, of Los Alamos takes home another USABMX National Title.
Deschamp attended the Lone Star Nationals over the weekend at the Rock Star Energy Bike Park in Houston, Texas.
Deschamp qualified for the main event each of the three days she competed. Deschamp completed her first qualifying round with a second-place
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and U.S. Rep. Alan Lowenthal (D-Calif.) released the following joint statement ahead of an announcement from The Coca-Cola Company, Keurig Dr Pepper and PepsiCo about a new sustainability initiative.
Udall and Lowenthal are drafting major legislation, to be introduced this fall, to tackle the plastic waste crisis.
“The environmental and health crisis caused by plastic pollution has captured the attention of people across the globe – who see with their own eyes the buildup of plastic in our oceans, rivers, and landscapes.
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Sophomore Wakei Hettinga leads sophomore teammate Keith Bridge with a half mile to go. They finished in 7th and 10th places overall, respectively. Photo by Blake Wood
Junior Rafael Sanchez mixes it up with Academy and Cleveland runners in the lead pack mid-way through the 5k race. Sanchez was the top Topper of the Day, placing 6th overall in a time of 16:40. Photo by Blake Wood
The Hilltopper Boys Cross Country team had their work cut out for them, competing against very strong teams from 4A rival Albuquerque Academy and 5A Sue Cleveland High School at Friday afternoon’s Home
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The Los Alamos Hilltoppers Marching Band performing to the delight of fans in attendance of the football game played Friday night at Sullivan Field. The 100+ member band is under the direction of Zane Meek. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
Jackson Bell performs with the Hilltoppers Marching Band Friday night at Sullivan Field. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
Elisa Ovaska performing with the Hilltoppers Marching Band Friday night at Sullivan Field. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
Scene from the Hilltoppers Marching Band performing Friday night at
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Students Across Nation Including Los Alamos Middle School To Create Ornaments For National Christmas Tree Celebration In Washington, D.C.
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