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Donation Drive At The Tub Noon To 6 P.M. Today!

COMMUNITY News:

Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op (The Tub) has partnered with The Curse NM, the NM United soccer team’s official fan club. Curse members will get discounts throughout the season and during games.

To kick off the Tub’s partnership, they are hosting a donation drive noon to 6 p.m. today, March 27 for the Child Abuse Response Team and Para Los Ninos, programs at UNM Children’s Hospital specializing in care for children and adolescents physically and/or sexually abused.

Items sought include child and adolescent clothing, comfort and hobby items and hygiene products*. 

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Atomic City Transit Resumes Service On All Routes April 5

ACT News:

Atomic City Transit (ACT) announces plans to implement Phase II of “re-opening” fixed-route public transportation service in Los Alamos County beginning Monday, April 5.

Phase II “re-opening” will include resuming fixed-route bus service on Routes 3 (Canyon & Central), 2T (White Rock to Los Alamos via Truck Route), and Route 5 (Barranca Mesa).

In addition, all Express Routes: 7A & 7B (North Mesa Express), 8 (North Community Express), 9 (Aspen Area Express), 10 (Barranca Mesa Express), and 11 (White Rock Express) also resume service April 5.

Note that fixed routes already


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Update: 2020 District Title A Win Away For Topper Volleyball!

Topper Girls Volleyball Team gathers for a photo following their victory Thursday and look forward to their final match today against Taos to become 2020 District Champions. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

SPORTS News:

The Topper Girls Volleyball Team won their match with the Española Sundevils Thursday evening in Griffith Gymnasium. 

The Toppers have just one more District Match this season and it is today at Taos for the 2020 District Title. They then play their quarterfinal match for the State Tournament Monday, March 29.

Thursday night’s match was by no means a shoe in for the Toppers


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Council Proclamation Marks One Year Since COVID-19 Pandemic Began And Honors Those Helping Community

County Councilor Sara Scott

Councilor Sara Scott presented a proclamation on behalf of the Los Alamos County Council observing the one year milestone since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The proclamation also declared Wednesday, March 24, 2021 as “Lights On, Los Alamos…and Howl!” in appreciation for all those who have helped the community.

Police Chief Dino Sgambellone accepted the proclamation at the meeting on behalf of Los Alamos County Emergency Manager Beverley Simpson.

                         PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS: It has been one year since the outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus, and


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Freedom Church Los Alamos Hosts Easter Service At Pond

Freedom Church News:

The community is invited to celebrate Easter Sunday, April 4 at Ashley Pond with Freedom Church in Los Alamos.

“We’re absolutely thrilled to be able to offer an outdoor Easter service for Los Alamos during this season.” explained Pastor Mike Brake.

“Los Alamos County is in the turquoise, the weather forecast for Easter looks favorable, and the ability to have a beautiful venue like Ashley Pond where we can meet in-person, celebrate and worship together, all while staying socially distanced and COVID-safe is priceless.”

Freedom Kids Director, Seth Evans elaborated that,


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LAHS Teacher Suzanne Montoya New NMPED School Liaison

School Liaison for NMPED Suzanne Montoya

LAPS News:

Suzanne Montoya has been named the School Liaison for the New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED).

She was appointed by Los Alamos High School Principal Carter Payne.

As a Liaison, Montoya will attend monthly webinars in NMPED areas of focus in order to be a source of information and help other staff members with questions that might arise regarding state initiatives.

“I will also help keep teachers up to date with information, opportunities, and resources that are shared through the N.M. Teacher Leader Network (NMTLN),” Montoya


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McClenahan: Mechanical Abilities And Small Hands Propelled Frances Dunne’s Manhattan Project Work

Frances Dunne working at the Manhattan Project, c. 1945. Courtesy/Los Alamos Historical Society Archive

Heather McClenahan
Los Alamos Historical Society

Frances Dunne wasn’t sure where or when she was born. Even now, nearly 30 years after her death, much of her life remains a mystery, but her work on the top-secret Manhattan Project is well documented.

Born in 1910, or maybe 1903, probably in Canada, Dunne was an orphan by the age of four and spent years in boarding schools and dreary summer camps. She attended Swarthmore College but did not graduate, contrary to references on the internet.


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Topper Girls Volley Ball Team Wins In Three Straight Sets

Lizzy Atencio and Bella Aguilar dig the ball in the 2nd set. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Solenne Thelleiz blocks a spike attempt by Aspen Garcia in the 2nd set. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

SPORTS News:

The Los Alamos Topper Girls Volleyball Team wins in three straight sets over the Pojoaque Elkettes in a match played Wednesday evening in Griffith Gymnasium.

In the first set the Toppers struggled at the beginning but were able to recompose and win 27-25.

The second set was all Toppers with an easy win 25-16, however the Elkettes rallied in the third set and the teams traded the


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Topper Librarian Shannon Seitz Delivers Donations For Area Dogs And Cats To Los Alamos County Animal Shelter

Topper Librarian Shannon Seitz delivers items Thursday collected at the Topper Library and Los Alamos Medical Care Clinic (Dr. Snowden) to assist local dogs and cats. Student Assistant Cami Heath spearheaded the donation drive and called Los Alamos Animal Shelter, Santa Fe Animal Shelter and Felines & Friends NM to find out their specific needs and listed the items most needed on the flier. Shelter Manager Paul Sena was most grateful to receive the many donations. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

Items donated recently to assist dogs and cats in area shelters. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com


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Scenes From Los Alamos Police Bomb Team Training

Los Alamos Police Sgt. Chris Ross commands the bomb robot from within the LAPD Special Operations Mobile Unit during training today at Overlook Park in White Rock. Photo by Shari Mills 

The remotely controlled robot rolls forward to examine the danger at hand, which in this case is a body ‘dummy’ strapped in a suspicious backpack during training today at Overlook Park. Photo by Shari Mills 

The robot with a specially designed knife lifts up and cuts the strap of the backpack from the dummy during training today at Overlook Park in White Rock. Photo by Shari Mills 

Cmdr. Preston Ballew stands by ‘under


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Tub Partners With The Curse On Donation Drive March 27

BRBC News:

Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op (Tub) has partnered with The Curse NM, the NM United soccer team’s official fan club. Curse members will get discounts throughout the season and during games.

To kick off the Tub’s partnership, they are hosting a donation drive noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 27 for the Child Abuse Response Team and Para Los Ninos, programs at UNM Children’s Hospital specializing in care for children and adolescents physically and/or sexually abused.

Items sought include child and adolescent clothing, comfort/hobby items, and hygiene products*.

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