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Izzy, a 10-year-old Yorkie and Roxy, an 8-year-old Maltese are rescues from National Mill Dog Rescue in Colorado and they get along great with Abby, a 9-year-old Morkie. The trio are members of the Mary Dugan family of White Rock and focus much of their attention on lifting spirits around town. Photo by Mary Dugan
FREEDOM CHURCH News:
With Easter coming up and egg hunts being cancelled let’s hunt eggs a different way. Freedom Church in Los Alamos is hosting “The Great Los Alamos Egg Hunt”, quarantine-style where kids and their families will decorate and display an egg of their own.
Eggs must be a minimum of 1 foot tall by 8 inches wide and can be colored, painted, made with paper, etc. Families will then hop into their cars to see how many eggs they can find.
Egg designs can be displayed starting immediately.
The actual hunt begins at Noon on Wednesday, April 8 and end at 9 p.m., Saturday,
County Manager Harry Burgess
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post
Los Alamos County continues to implement changes as the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, County Manager Harry Burgess reported during the regular County Council meeting March 31.
Two weeks ago, he said, the County initiated new policies regarding the COVID-19 outbreak. This resulted in department heads sending as many employees as possible home. He said employees could telework and emergency leave was given to non-essential jobs.
The original policy was effective through April 6 but then U.S. President
The Los Alamos County Council meeting scheduled in Council Chambers at 6 p.m. today, April 7 will continue using a format that complies with the recent New Mexico Department of Health’s public health emergency order governing mass gatherings because of COVID-19.
The format was initially used for the March 31 Council meeting and that process is noted again for public reference below:
Public in-person attendance Tuesday evening will not be allowed. Minimal County staff will be in attendance to present items and most Councilors will be participating by phone. The agenda has been
Los Alamos National Laboratory. Courtesy/LANL
Triad National Security, the management and operations contractor of Los Alamos National Laboratory, has pledged $50,000 to four local philanthropies to address emergency needs caused by the COVID-19 public health crisis.
Funds are prioritized in the areas of healthcare, food security, childcare for essential workers and education.
“These community partners are experts in responding to the urgent needs of their respective communities,” said Thom Mason, president of Triad National Security. “They have proven track records
By LISA SHIN, O.D.
I trust you and your family are safe and healthy, during this time of severe economic and social disruption. We are working together to prevent the spread of COVID19 within our community!
Unfortunately, our building was vandalized, and thieves took cash, broke windows at Daniel’s Cafe and Top Nails. Thankfully, my office was spared, but we installed new plexiglass windows, new door locks, and will upgrade our camera system.
Like every small business owner, I have made difficult decisions to ensure our future viability and to safeguard
As a pet owner, you may have questions about how COVID-19 affects not only humans, but also our pets.
To provide some clarity and peace of mind, here are answers to some of the most common questions and concerns we hear from pet owners.
COVID-19 and animals
Because experts believe COVID-19 originated in animals before being transmitted to humans, pet owners may wonder if the disease could be passed from pet to owner. Rest assured, there is no evidence that any pets, livestock or other animals in the U.S. could be a source of COVID-19.
Similarly, there are no reported instances of human-to-animal
Jade, forefront, and Bridger are staring at their owners, wondering ‘Why are you home all day and when is our next walk?’ Bridger and Jade are members of the Witt family on Barranca Mesa and spend much of their time lifting spirits around Los Alamos. Photo by Monica Witt
Belle is a 7 year old domestic shorthair. She was adopted through the Santa Fe Animal Shelter. She loves to have her picture taken and lift spirits around Los Alamos. She is a member of the
Lynette, Joe and Dylan Cordell family. Courtesy photo
Ed is a 6 years old domestic shorthair. She was found under a shed on Mother’s Day 2013. She was living with her mother and siblings. They were rounded up and taken to the Los Alamos Animal Shelter. Ed was adopted is still very shy around people she does not know but still does her best to lift spirits around Los Alamos. She also is a member of the Lynette, Joe and Dylan
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