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Special Needs Dog Sadie At Shelter Has Been Adopted!

Sadie, a 5-year-old pitbull, was recently surrendered to the Los Alamos County Animal Shelter due to her owner’s change in living conditions. Sadie is deaf but understands many commands through sign language and responds to love best of all and she is very affectionate. She was adopted today! Photos by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com


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Members Of Los Alamos Police Bomb Squad Create Beeping Easter Eggs For Visually Impaired Children

From left, Los Alamos Police Bomb Squad Cmdr. Preston Ballew, Cmdr. Oliver Morris, Louie and his mom Erin in the lobby of the LAPD where Louie presented the officers with a thank you card for making his Easter brighter. Courtesy/LAPD

From left, Los Alamos Police Bomb Squad Cmdr. Preston Ballew, Sgt. Chris Ross, Cpl. Ben Hinrichs and Cmdr. Oliver Morris with beeping Easter eggs they created for a couple of visually impaired kids. Courtesy/LAPD

LAPD News:

The Los Alamos Police Bomb Squad was sent a request by a local Los Alamos mother to create beeping Easter eggs for her visually impaired child and


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Traffic Hazard Noted On Truck Route At TA-72

A hazardous traffic condition (several near misses) has surfaced on the truck route when vehicles enter and exit TA-72 (Protective Force Live Fire Range Complex). Courtesy photo

TRAFFIC ALERT:

As more employees start returning to work on site at the Lab, a hazardous traffic condition (several near misses) has surfaced when vehicles enter and exit TA-72 (Protective Force Live Fire Range Complex). 

Vehicles traveling east and west on East Jemez Road (truck route) are traveling too fast on this straightaway and appear to be unaware of the hazard.

This hazard has been identified and is being worked


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State Enters Phase 2 COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility April 5

NMDOH News:

SANTA FE — The Department of Health announced today that beginning Monday, April 5, all New Mexicans 16+ will be eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccine.

Currently, Phases 1A, 1B, and 1C are eligible, but beginning Monday, Phase 2 will be eligible as well.

“President Biden directed states to make all adults eligible for vaccine by May 1. New Mexico will meet that mark nearly a month early,” DOH Cabinet Secretary Dr. Tracie Collins said.

DOH will continue to prioritize vaccine invitations for Phase 1A, New Mexicans 75 years and older, and New Mexicans 60 years and older with a chronic condition.


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Scenes From Topper Boys Soccer Vs. Taos Tigers

Wesley Stanfield and Teva Leshem go for the header in the 1st half. Photo by JohnMcHale/ladailypost.comIsaac Ortega and Kian Morgan battle for control near the sideline. Photo by JohnMcHale/ladailypost.com

SPORTS News:

The Topper Boys soccer team battled the Taos Tigers in a contest Monday evening on Sullivan Field. 

The Tigers are always tough on the field and Monday evening was no exception. Their defense was able to keep the Toppers out of scoring position for most of the game allowing just one Topper score late in the match. 

The Tiger offense played much of the match in front of the Topper


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Chamber Business Zoom Calls Now Serving Breakfast

CHAMBER News:

Prior to COVID-19, the Chamber supported local restaurants by hiring them to cater the monthly Business Breakfasts, which were sponsored by LANL.

In the spirit of continuing to support local small businesses, the chamber has  looked for creative ways to continue to do so in this virtual environment.

The Chamber is announcing that through a sponsorship with LANL, it will be partnering to provide vouchers for local Chamber member restaurants to attendees of Business Zoom Calls.

Starting in April, the Chamber will offer a $10 voucher for a local Chamber member restaurant to those


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Traffic Alert: Slow Down, Exercise Caution On Truck Route

Traffic Alert:

Motorists are reminded to slow down and exercise caution when driving on the truck route.

With the recent increase in vehicles using the truck route and vehicles turning at various points off the truck route, it is important for motorists to slow down and pay attention.

Of particular concern are reports lately of speeding vehicles nearly rear ending vehicles turning off East Jemez near the range entrance.

Officials are urging motorists to slow down to ensure everyone arrives at their destination safely.


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On The Job In Los Alamos: Comida Rica At Señor Tortas

comida deliciosa On the job in Los Alamos serving up savory burritos and much more at lunchtime Tuesday is Victor Castillo at Señor Tortas food truck, now set up on the corner of Central Avenue and Knecht Street. Señor Tortas menu includes a wide variety of tacos, burritos, seafood and more available 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com


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Special Needs Dog Sadie Searching For Her Forever Home

Sadie, a 5-year-old pitbull, was recently surrendered to the Los Alamos County Animal Shelter due to her owner’s change in living conditions. Sadie is deaf but understands many commands through sign language and responds to love best of all and she is very affectionate. Photos by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com


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County Utilities Board Holds Special Closed Session April 1

COUNTY News:

The Los Alamos Board of Public Utilities will meet in closed session to discuss information pertaining to limited personnel matters – utilities manager performance review and planning.

The board will hold this closed meeting virtually at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 1.

Find the agenda packet here: 20210401_Final BPU Packet_Special Closed Session


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Teatro Paraguas: ‘Into The Beautiful North’ April 23-25

TEATRO PARAGUAS News:

Santa Fe Public Library and Teatro Paraguas present a live Zoom performance of Into The Beautiful North by Karen Zacarias:

  • 7 p.m. Friday April 23;
  • 2 p.m. Saturday April 24; and
  • 2 p.m. Sunday April 25.

Register at teatroparaguas.org.

In conjunction with the Santa Fe Public Library’s Big Read Project happening in April 2021 celebrating Luis Alberto Urrea’s novel Into The Beautiful North, Teatro Paraguas will present the play adaptation by Zacarias.

Urrea’s over-the-top epic comedy addresses a panoply of issues surrounding the Border: immigration, narcotics, racism,


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County Announces April Budget Hearings And Format

COUNTY News:

Los Alamos County has published its proposed biennial budget. Information has been included based on current spending, revenue forecasts and Council direction.

Citizens are encouraged to access the document on the Finance Office/Budget page of the County’s website here.

Reference copies will be available in the Municipal Building lobby by 5 p.m. March 31.

A “Citizen’s Guide to the Budget” summarizes the budget in an easy-to-read format and is available here.

Copies of the Citizen’s Guide will be available in the public literature rack in the west vestibule of the Municipal


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Valles Caldera Main Entrance Road Closing April 6-7

The main entrance road to Valles Caldera temporarily closed April 6-7. Post file photo
VCNP News:
Jemez Springs — The main entrance road to Valles Caldera National Preserve will be temporarily closed to public vehicle traffic April 6-7 for road improvements and repairs.
During the road closure visitors can experience the preserve from multiple scenic overlook pullouts and access several hiking trails along N.M. 4.
The main entrance road will reopen to public vehicle use at 9 a.m. Thursday, April 8.

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County: Lose The Waste Webinar Hosted By Shelby Wood

COUNTY News:

Shelby Wood is hosting a “Lose The Waste Webinar” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 21 that is open to the public.

Wood is graduating in May 2021 from Arizona State University with her Bachelors of Science in Environmental Science. With a strong appreciation for the environment and natural world, she strives to make changes in her daily life to live more sustainably.

Her presentation will focus on the impacts of food waste and help share advice or strategies that she uses in her own life to reduce the amount of waste that is created. Living sustainably can be difficult in the world we live


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Haley Finds Her Forever Home With New Family In Town

Haley was adopted from the Los Alamos County Animal Shelter Thursday by Phillip Ortega, his wife Norma Covington (recently hired librarian – not pictured) and their 6-year-old daughter Idris. The Covington/Ortega family moved to Los Alamos 6 months ago for Covington’s position at the library. They have a 15-year-old dachshund that is looking forward to Haley joining the family. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com


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