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Local Internet Provider Aids LAPS With High Speed Access

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LAPS News:

Local internet provider LANet aided Los Alamos Public Schools in the recent shift from remote learning to in-person learning with a gracious donation of high speed internet access.

Owner Allan Saenz reached out to district leadership with an offer to provide 1GB of bandwidth, free of charge, for the remainder of the school year. Working with district technology staff, Saenz and his team were able to install and configure the necessary hardware in just a few days.

“The added bandwidth provided by LANet has allowed our students and teachers to continue using the multitude


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Wedding Announcement: Wendelberger – Tucker-Drob

Barbara Ann Wendelberger and Elliot Max Tucker-Drob were married Jan. 2, 2021 in an intimate outdoor wedding at Pueblo Canyon Inn in Los Alamos, New Mexico. Judge Michael Redondo presided over the ceremony. The bride’s attendants were her sisters, Elizabeth Smyth and Laura Wendelberger. Parents of the couple are James and Joanne Wendelberger of Los Alamos, New Mexico, Lenore Tucker of Brooklyn, New York, and Sanford and Liliana Drob of Brooklyn, New York. The bride earned her doctorate from the University of Wisconsin and works as a statistician specializing in clinical trial design. The


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Gonzales: The Bird Is the Word

By JOHN GONZALES
Los Alamos

The Bird Is the Word.

Life is a journey, and you cross the road, born in the USA, the story is told.

And as the metaphor applies, the story is told, from the time you are born, till the day that you die.

And the question is asked, and the journey is told, “why did the chicken cross the road?”

A person, a chicken, a journey, a road. A metaphor of just how one crosses that adventurous road.

If white, if black, a person is told, there are rules that apply, when you cross that road.

Racial disparity, prejudice, and equity? With these questions asked we are faced…. with unmistakable disparity….


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Scenes Of Los Alamos Bomb Squad, Firefighters Responding To Report Of Suspicious Package On Trinity

Members of the Los Alamos Bomb Squad and local firefighters respond this afternoon to the report of a suspicious package at a business on Trinity Drive. Bomb Squad Cmdr. Preston Ballew said the package turned out to be a legal size envelope addressed to the business that called it in. The envelope contained a powdery substance, which was deemed to be non-explosive. LAPD Bomb Squad technicians include Ballew, Cmdr. Oliver Morris, Sgt. Chris Ross, Cpl. Ben Hinrichs and Cpl. Sheldon Simpson. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scene of Los Alamos Bomb Squad technicians and local firefighters


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LAMS Students Hold Supplies Drive For Homeless May 8

LAMS News:

Bella Blair, an 8th grader at Los Alamos Middle School (LAMS) and her partner Caden Fichtl are doing speech and debate this year for their final.

They were challenged to find a problem in the community and they chose the homeless population in Santa Fe in need of supplies/covid supplies. 

They have come up with a plan to hold a drive May 8 at LAMS. 

Blair and Fichtl will collect items such as unused/unopened face masks, UNUSED blankets, New socks, jackets, UNUSED feminine hygiene products, toothbrushes, TRAVEL SIZE toothpaste, UNUSED hand sanitizer, UNOPENED nonperishable food, UNUSED


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LAPS: April Is Underage Drinking Awareness Month

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LAPS News:

April is Underage Drinking Awareness Month and Los Alamos Public Schools is sharing information about why teenagers drink, Los Alamos County student data, and the important role parents play.

Underage drinking is a serious public health problem in the United States. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, alcohol is the most widely used substance among America’s youth, and drinking by young people poses enormous health and safety risks.

Why Do So Many Young People Drink?

As children mature, it is natural for them to assert their independence,


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Route 4 Atomic City Transit Bus Stop Closures: #216 Diamond & Arkansas And #535 Arkansas & 41st  

COUNTY News:

Atomic City Transit is advising customers that Bus Stop #216 at Diamond Drive and Arkansas Avenue and Bus Stop #55 at Arkansas Avenue and 41st Street will be closed due to a construction detour.

Route 4 customers should use Bus Stop #216 at 35th Street and Diamond Drive.

The closure will remain until further notice.

An additional temporary stop has been added on the east side of 41st Street and Arkansas Street.

Direct questions to the Public Works Department at 505.661-RIDE (7433).

For specific route service schedules, click here.


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On The Job In Los Alamos: Sealing Cracks In Asphalt

On the job in Los Alamos today crews are busy cleaning cracks in the asphalt on Canyon Road prior to applying sealant. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Morrie Pongratz

Crews apply sealant to cracks in the asphalt today on Canyon Road. Photo by Morrie Pongratz


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ACT: Bus Stop #113 At Central & 4th To Be Removed

COUNTY News:

Atomic City Transit is advising customers that Bus Stop #113 on the north side of Central Avenue and 4th Street will be removed. 

The proximity of this bus stop to the new roundabout is close and could cause traffic delays.

The next Bus Stop is #114 on Central Avenue and 6th Street and is available for use. 

Direct questions to the Public Works Department at (505) 661-RIDE (7433).

For specific route service schedules, click here.


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