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Inspirational People: Sharing Positive Traits

on November 30, 2017 - 4:33am
By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post

A local resident revealed that he has held another person in town in high esteem – for years – yet never thought to mention it.

“I discovered early in the years I’ve served on boards and worked on community projects with her that she is keenly intelligent, impeccably mannered and always conducts herself on the highest ethical plane … yet it never occurred to me to tell her,” he said.

He was humbled to learn that she for as many years harbored similar opinions of him.

Cowboy Breakfast At Posse Lodge Sunday

on November 29, 2017 - 2:22pm

NMDOT Seeks Comments On STIP

on November 29, 2017 - 6:16am
NMDOT News:
 
SANTA FE  The public is invited to comment on the New Mexico Department of Transportation’s first amendment to the State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP). The program will serve as a four year plan for the state’s federal aid highway program.
 
The STIP contains proposed road and bridge projects and is required under the federal legislation. Projects on the list are on federal and state highways (roads with I, U.S. or NM designations).
 
The NMDOT has posted the 2018-2023 STIP amendment on the internet asking for public comment until December 19, 2017. The STIP

New Mexico State Police Announces Sobriety Checkpoints And Saturation Patrols In December

on November 29, 2017 - 5:58am
NMSP News:
 
State Police will be conducting sobriety checkpoints; saturation patrols; and registration, insurance and driver's license checkpoints in all New Mexico counties during the month of December 2017.
 
We are bringing awareness to these events in an effort to reduce alcohol related fatalities through continued media attention and intensive advertising. These checkpoints are helping to change society's attitude about drinking and driving.
 
Hundreds of lives could be saved each year if every driver had the courage to make the right decision not to drink and drive.

Home Country: Morning Coffee

on November 29, 2017 - 5:57am
Home Country
By SLIM RANDLES
 
“Ahhh! Coffee!” said our resident cowboy, Steve, raising his cup at the philosophy counter. “Let’s raise our cups to whichever Brazilian came up with this stuff.”
 
Very slowly, Herb Collins stood with his cup of coffee there in the midst of culture and education at the Mule Barn truck stop.
 
“Actually, Steve,” Herb said, in his most professorial tone, “his name was Kaldi. He lived in Ethiopia.” And here Herb grinned fiendlishly at Steve. “And he was a sheepherder!”
 
“No way, Herb!”
 
“The truth, cowboy, nothing but the truth.

Calvary Chapel Hosts Children’s Christmas Party

on November 28, 2017 - 3:17pm
A scene from a past children’s Christmas party at Calvary Chapel. Courtesy photo

A scene from a past children’s Christmas party at Calvary Chapel. Courtesy photo

 

COMMUNITTY News:
 
The public is invited to a children’s Christmas party 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, at Calvary Chapel, 580 N. Mesa Road.
 
The event is free and participants are encouraged to bring a friend. The party will feature Christmas Carols, the Christmas story from the Bible, snacks and prizes. Parents are welcome to stay with their children or pick them up afterward.
 
The Child Evangelism Fellowship is

Detour On East Road Wednesday And Thursday

on November 28, 2017 - 10:54am

COUNTY News:

Los Alamos County Traffic and Streets crews will detour west bound traffic on East Road onto the existing median 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday.

The detour will be on East Road between Canyon Road and Central Avenue. East bound traffic will not be affected.

In addition to this detour, crews will cone off a section of the shoulder and sidewalk on Central Avenue at the Old Hilltop House Hotel parking lot. This will not affect vehicle traffic, however, it will affect foot traffic.

Be sure to slow down and proceed through work zones with caution.

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