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Dozens of teams to convene for New Mexico STEM Challenge

Dec. 7, 2019 9:23 AM EST

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — It's crunch time for dozens of student teams that will be testing their ability to use science, technology, engineering and math to solve real-world problems. Hundreds of people will convene Saturday in Los Alamos for the first New Mexico Governor's STEM Challenge. The 46 teams...

New Mexico school football programs to see big realignments

Dec. 6, 2019 12:49 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The governing board for New Mexico high school sports has voted to realign several football programs. The Albuquerque Journal reports Mayfield High School, one of New Mexico’s most storied programs and winner of eight big-school state championships, is leaving the largest...

Los Alamos lab makes pledge to tackle gender barriers

Nov. 26, 2019 12:01 AM EST

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — Los Alamos National Laboratory says it’s committed to breaking down gender barriers and making equality a reality when it comes to nuclear policy. The northern New Mexico lab made the announcement last week, saying it’s the first national laboratory to make an official...

New Mexico town plans major airport expansion

Nov. 16, 2019 12:23 AM EST

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — Los Alamos County has big plans for its airport. The northern New Mexico community is seeking to revitalize the airport through an estimated $9.7 million expansion plan. The Los Alamos Monitor reports the Federal Aviation Administration would fund most of it, with the county and...