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NMSP Seizes 730.5 Pounds Of Marijuana And Drug Paraphernalia At Gallup Port Of Entry In Three Days

NMSP arrest Corey Thomas, 49, of Cedar Hill, Texas for smuggling 93 pounds of marijuana at the Gallup Port of Entry. Courtesy/NMSP

NMSP arrest Zheng Kuang, 30, of Baldwin Park, Calif. for smuggling 491 pounds of marijuana at the Gallup Port of Entry. Courtesy/NMSP 

NMSP arrest Lekang Wang, 34, of Flushing, NY for smuggling 146.5 pounds of marijuana at the Gallup Port of Entry. Courtesy/NMSP
 
NMSP News:
 
GALLUP The New Mexico State Police seized 93 pounds of marijuana and drug paraphernalia Oct. 29 during a safety cab inspection on a 2019 Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) at the

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UbiQD Earns 2019 New Product Innovation Award From Frost & Sullivan For Quantum Dot-Enabled UbiGro™ Greenhouse Film

UbiQD’s quantum dot-enabled retrofit greenhouse film, UbiGro™, deployed above a row of tomatoes in a commercial greenhouse in New Mexico. Courtesy/UbiQD, Inc.

UbiQD News:

  • The company completed several successful commercial plant trials with its UbiGro™ greenhouse film, highlighted in a new white paper and recognized by Frost & Sullivan as a first-of-its-kind product

UbiQD, Inc., a Los Alamos-based advanced materials company, announced today it has been awarded the Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation Award 2019 for its UbiGro™ luminescent greenhouse film, cited by the


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NMHU: Students Present Jemez Historic Site Project At International Museum Conference

Highlands media arts students designed a new resin floor and multimedia display at Jemez Historic Site visitors center. Courtesy/HU Media Arts
 
NMHU News:
 
LAS VEGAS, NM Students at New Mexico Highlands University will present their state-of-the-art multimedia work for the Jemez Historic Site Nov. 5-8 at the Museum Computer Network (MCN) international conference in San Diego.
 
The students redesigned the site’s visitor center to help people experience the site in new ways.
 
Being selected to present at the Museum Computer Network conference is competitive.

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DEA Alert: Counterfeit Prescription Pills From Mexico

Examples of counterfeit pills seized by DEA. Courtesy/DEA

Examples of counterfeit pills seized by DEA. Courtesy/DEA

Examples of counterfeit pills seized by DEA. Courtesy/DEA

 
DEA News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. The Drug Enforcement Administration is alerting the public of dangerous counterfeit pills killing Americans.
 
Mexican drug cartels are manufacturing mass quantities of counterfeit prescription pills containing fentanyl, a dangerous synthetic opioid that is lethal in minute doses, for distribution throughout North America.
 
Based on a sampling of tablets

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GOP Meeting Features Dist. 3 Congressional Candidate Anastacia Golden Morpher At UNM-LA Thursday

GOP News:

The Republican Party of Los Alamos meets Thursday, Nov. 7 in Room 505, Building 5 at UNM-LA.

At 6 p.m., the public is invited to hear from guest speaker Anastacia Golden Morpher, Republican candidate for New Mexico Congressional District 3. A light supper will be provided.

At 6:40 p.m., all registered Republicans are invited to the RPLA Central Committee’s business meeting.

For more information, contact leadership@losalamosgop.com.


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Superintendent Kirby Meets With Friends Of Manhattan Project National Historical Park – Los Alamos

Manhattan Project National Historical Park Superintendent Kris Kirby, right, traveled from Denver to meet late Monday afternoon with local Board President Rick Reiss, left, and members of the Board of the Friends of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park – Los Alamos. During the meeting, held in the Nambe Room at Fuller Lodge, Superintendent Kirby discussed a variety of topics including the formation of a stakeholder engagement project to encompass all three parks, Los Alamos, Oak Ridge and Hanford. She also mentioned digital infrastructure work underway and the updating of the


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Governor: 4th Grader Asher Dean Of Arroyo Seco Wins 2019 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Essay Contest

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STATE NEWS:

SANTA FE – Gov. Lujan Grisham and the Carson National Forest announced today that Asher Dean, a fourth grader from Arroyos del Norte Elementary in Arroyo Seco, as the winner of the 2019 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Essay Contest.

Hundreds of essays were submitted to the contest, for which fourth graders from around New Mexico were invited to write about why they love New Mexico’s forests and public lands in line with the theme of the 2019 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, “Delivering Enchantment!”

With his winning entry, Dean has won a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel


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Udall, Heinrich Endorse Ben Ray Luján For U.S. Senate

Senatorial Candidate Ben Ray Luján

STATE News:

Nambé – U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-NM) and Martin Heinrich (D-NM) announced today their endorsement of Ben Ray Luján for the U.S. Senate. 

I am proud to endorse my friend and colleague Ben Ray Luján to be the next U.S. Senator from New Mexico. Having served with Ben Ray, it’s clear that he will be a strong champion for New Mexico. He will continue the hard work of reforming and strengthening our democracy, ending the reign of dark, secret money in our politics, and protecting our public lands and combatting climate change,


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Kirsten Stromberg Represents Los Alamos At United States Women’s Curling Association Event In Minnesota

Kirsten Stromberg, left, represented Los Alamos in October at the United States Women’s Curling Association event in St. Paul, Minn. Stromberg taught some new curlers during the event opening, as a certified instructor; participated in lectures, and also competed in curling games, including the culminating day of final matches Oct. 19 at the St. Paul Curling Club. She was skip (nautical term that means captain) of a team with players from all over the USA. Courtesy photo


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Posts From The Road: Custer State Park

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

Needles Eye Tunnel: One of the tunnels on the Needles Highway is the Needles Eye Tunnel. This tunnel is just over eight feet wide making it a tight space for many vehicles. Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com
 
Needles Eye: The Needles Eye

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